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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...
Description: Overhead view of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.
Description: Rooms remembered for what they led toWhat they shut out and how they silent sang
Description: The frayed edge of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.
Description: "I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and the...
Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloomand another age begin
Description: You who were spared I talked with night but lastabout the velvet yearsI remember from the windowThe one that is blown is the one gone wild
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: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads "The next will...
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."
Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken welllet us call all professionals to wear the laureland deck the Halls of Fame
Description: Put aside anything so futileAll that fermented timespent and blackened, much obscured,is now restored with cheese and wine
Description: The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.With the passing...
Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every daydevoted to circulating them through the same routine streetswore them thin into retirement
Date: 1845 after
Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...
Description: His mind wandered without rescueThe man is innocent.and had to be brought home to the cornerand stapled to the ground
Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of peopleAll there ever was was a greeting cardand that one a mirage
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one photograph Barbara Ellen Joy, camp owner and co-director, cooks over a large grill are...
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