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Description: You who were spared I talked with night but last
about the velvet years
I remember from the window
The one that is blown is the one gone wild

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Let us be wrong in all our judgments

At that fine point We cannot quite believe
the steps between the superstitions
The feathers, the little...

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There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was roses

But they don't make it any more
They think it was a toy

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Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

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The earth is never still, but speaks her lovers
lying twined among the roots of grasses, lying long
stretched out from hill to hill

There wh...

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Description: White horses, white fences that money can't buy

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Dearest Daughter,

The year is flown.

We can't compete and we stand alone

Historical Object

Houdini Award

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The Houdini Award, an album, presented to Madison magician Ben Bergor by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin. Because Bergor won the award three years in success...

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Description: In the soft underside of war
The home point is to be home again with honor
without quite understanding why

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying three photographs from the Lake Katherine trip. Includes campers grouped around a campsite, some sitting in...

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Star of our Jesus, so extra bright
Make me a country child just for tonight

Bur Grinnerung an die
Jubiläumsfeier der Freien Gemeinde von Sau...

Historical Object

Aviation Place Card

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Art Deco-style place card with an aviation theme used for a women's luncheon at the Madison College Club.

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

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The monument is now

The place is ripe for building a roll-call
of seekers out of the earth

For each, his glory is the doing
and his dr...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one a man poses in a white military uniform holding his hat, with a lake and distant shore...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are participating in a number of activities, including tennis, seesawing, boatin...

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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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"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 t...

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Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no danger
except the possible over-minding of their own manners
or being out-voted by Activists

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The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,
of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.

With the passin...

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