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Date:  

Description: De Pere, Wis.

The sound has never left the harp
The song will never leave the well

Date:  

Description: Our side of the fence is all dovetail — where they
winked and upset the story-book, that's
over on your side

Huge log attracts a loyal fan clu...

Historical Object

Copper Bird Object

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.

Historical Object

Joy Camps Postcards

Date:  

Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying four Joy Camps postcards of different colors with different scenes depicted on each. Each postcard reads, "...

Historical Object

Cigar Box Ukulele

Date:  

Description: A ukulele made of koa wood and a Bull Durham cigar box.

Date:  

Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime later
its aged and legendary echo

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

Date:  

Description: We were promised, we were told
that candy came in stripes and boxes

But some was stacked,
like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes

Historical Object

Home Sweet Home Sampler

Date: 1877 

Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.

Date:  

Description: I'll show you all the imported graces
and you shall see New Fontainebleau

Historical Object

Indian POW Pouch

Date:  

Description: A red, fringed Indian (Native American) pouch with fabric patches that read "U.S. Army" and "POW-MIA".

Date: 1819 date unknown

Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...

Date:  

Description: Bring back somehow the big Hello
Prolong the noisiest day
The clapping hands are stilled too soon
And much too far away

Date:  

Description: Patience we learned and requiem
to rest the tense who die
For we forgot the brazen earth
in courtship of the sky

Date:  date unknown

Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earth

The chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

Date:  

Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs of a trip to Beaver Point. Includes campers packing a canoe alongside a dock, campers s...

Historical Object

Polish Paper Cutting

Date:  date unknown

Description: This is a Polish paper cutting, an art form known as wycinanki, featuring a floral/flower design.

Date:  

Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. Campers are in costume, standing in one photograph and seated in the others. In one photograph...

Historical Object

Alphabet Sampler

Date: 2010-07-27 

Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.

Date:  

Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no danger
except the possible over-minding of their own manners
or being out-voted by Activists

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