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Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 63

Date:  date unknown

Description: You came to know that book by its covered distance,
well remembered by the measure
of the trudging barefoot mile

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...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 33-46

Date:  

Description: The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it better
than Judy Garland singing
. . . why, oh why, can't I

Date: 1872-07-10 ca.

Description: A certificate admitting Colonel George E. Bryant to become a member of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54

Date:  

Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.
But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...

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Description: There are Gothic ways the light comes drifting through a forest
clothes fit, things pad themselves
stone rests on stone and legends long persist,
...

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Description: The bargain was that the driven wedge
would never be withdrawn

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 102

Date:  date unknown

Description: He was taught restraint and patriotic fiction,
letting automation by
to wipe the chimneys clean of issues
and make horizons in the sky

Date:  

Description: In God we Trust assorted needs

The complex amplitudes and waste
are never balanced, only tasted

Date:  

Description: A man in motion moves upon good reason.

To create disorder
he must stop and settle down.

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Description: Dearest Daughter,

The year is flown.
We can't compete and we stand alone

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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

Date:  

Description: Lightning cleared the air, that we could see
just how deep the rootland lay
Far below the wished for, but not beyond the Will

Historical Object

Fromm Label

Date:  

Description: Label from a Fromm Golden Glory Fox fur. The company's insignia is a stylized fox head.

Date:  

Description: His mind wandered without rescue

The man is innocent.

and had to be brought home to the corner
and stapled to the ground

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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...

Historical Object

McCormick Electrotype

Date:  date unknown

Description: Electrotype created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. A woodcut was created first, the electrotype next, then the letterp...

Date:  

Description: Around the corner: the geography of childhood

Date:  

Description: That time of year.

Let's go watch the big wheels

The Saint, the King of Breakup with his Fool, parade the tarot Jack of Dice,
their drumme...

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

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