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Idleness Sculpture

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Description: Photograph of sculpture of a hand entitled "Idleness," created by Vinnie Ream Hoxie.

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Framed Leaves

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.

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Oscar Meyer Banjo-Ukulele

Date:  date unknown

Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...

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Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

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

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Indian POW Pouch

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

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Cigar Box Ukulele

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

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FDR Campaign Banner

Date: 1932 

Description: Campaign banner in support of Franklin Delano Roosevelt for President. The banner bears Roosevelt's image and the phrases "God Bless America" and "our next...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying title page. The text reads "THE JOY CAMPS." The lettering is hand drawn with red paint, and some of the lett...

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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.

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Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calm caught wind and spun its venom into froth, to cool a Sunday afternoon in June.

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Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

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

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

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. These images capture various scenes from a pageant staged outdoors, with a lake and distant sh...

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Painted Silk Fan

Date: 2010-02-10 

Description: Fan made in 1900-1915 by Duvelleroy, was crafted of Paris silk, mother-of-pearl, paint and sequins. It features an image of lovers looking at a statue of t...

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

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Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying six photographs. The one on the upper left shows three campers sitting in a rowboat along the shoreline sketchin...

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Home Sweet Home Sampler

Date: 1877 

Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.

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