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Date: 1811 ca.
Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...
Date: date unknown
Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.
Description: When we built our housewe couldn't afford it, but we built everything the bestIt's our fortune, and I am so very thankfulA rockAn ark...
Description: A seance robe worn by Louise Parke during her work as a Spiritualist in Wisconsin.
Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ringSpend every care this dayfor hope itself must decorate the dream
Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of peopleAll there ever was was a greeting cardand that one a mirage
Description: That cottage all with melting roses —It was such fun to think ahead of it,to condition all that air with smokesudsand pick the mud out of o...
Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloomand another age begin
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. One shows Sue Ann and two cabin mates, along with counselor Miss Rusty, in sleeping bags in...
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...
Description: To some who want to leaveit would be dullBut to us who want to staythe moment is surprising:never laxonly turning out of nowhere lastin...
Description: A girl doll dating back to 1890-1900. She is painted brown, and wearing a striped coat over a flowered dress.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View from the heel of a pair of dark brown leather moccasins beaded in yellow, pink, green and white floral and plant designs. The moccasins were created a...
Description: Rockford, Ill.J.H. DenisonEditorial room of the Milwaukee JournalProbably the Black River at Black River FallsChildren taug...
Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime laterits aged and legendary echo
Description: Something less than the half of everythingis the better, the partner, the woman waitingWhat counselor, over his shoulder, can count the ways
Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every daydevoted to circulating them through the same routine streetswore them thin into retirement
Description: We were promised, we were toldthat candy came in stripes and boxesBut some was stacked,like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes
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