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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs; there is an empty space where a third photograph was once included. The top photograph shows a...

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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.

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Description: I had to know the point to which the path was tracked and when the definition would cease to be my own.

Historical Object

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...

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

Historical Object

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: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In each, campers are participating in a historical pageant, on a wooden stage in one photogra...

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Home Sweet Home Sampler

Date: 1877 

Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.

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Framed Leaves

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.

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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...

Historical Object

McCormick Agency Sign

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...

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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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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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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...

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...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Postcards

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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, "...

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Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

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

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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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Description: Button bearing a Christmas tree logo and the slogan "No more shopping days 'til peace."

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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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