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Description: Please listen to the great owl
Please listen to the education

Please learn how to save hard things
for the easy way

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Description: The buildup of Answers took many years

On Saturday the band was stilled
and Monday morning they tore it down
leaving front and back of another...

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Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

Historical Object

Beaver Top Hat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Overhead view of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

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Description: Cranberry growing has been and is one of the most profitable and picturesque branches of agriculture in Wisconsin. In the 1860's and 1870's, land previousl...

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Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of people

All there ever was was a greeting card
and that one a mirage

Historical Object

Stuart Mears Fargo

Date: 1898-03-08 

Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...

Historical Object

Beaver Top Hat Edge

Date:  date unknown

Description: The frayed edge of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

Historical Object

Joy Camps Group Portraits

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two group portraits. Includes a group portrait of the campers in Sue Ann Hackett's cabin in the summer of 19...

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Description: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nation
but the target runs close to the ground

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

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Description: To some who want to leave
it would be dull
But to us who want to stay
the moment is surprising:
never lax
only turning out of nowhere lastin...

Historical Object

The Fargo Children

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Five photographs are mounted on an album page which is decorated with a painting of a honeysuckle sprig. In the photograph at top left, Frank, age three, S...

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

Historical Object

Beaver Felt Top Hat

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the inside of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin. The maker's label reads: "Orel Cook, Rutland, Vt."

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Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ring
Spend every care this day

for hope itself must decorate the dream

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

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Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloom
and another age begin

Historical Object

Boy's Blue Dress

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Description: Front view of a boy's dress made of blue and off-white windowpane check cotton with off-white batiste trim. The dress was made 1900-1910.

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Fargo Ancestors

Date: 1917 before

Description: An album page with mounted copies of six photographic portraits of three generations of the Fargo family. They include Robert Fargo (1766(?)-1849), his son...

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Description: Put aside anything so futile

All that fermented time
spent and blackened, much obscured,
is now restored with cheese and wine

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