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Description: His mind wandered without rescue

The man is innocent.

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

Historical Object

The Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Five photographs mounted on an album page showing the Fargo children at play. At top left, in a posed studio portrait, Dorothy Fargo, sitting at left, "tea...

Historical Object

Christmas Album Page

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page titled Christmas 1899 is decorated with watercolor painted figures. These include a sprig of mistletoe with two berries and the Fargo...

Date:  

Description: If you will tell me, then, the things that you have read
I shall not have heard of them
but I will read them for your sake

There is a meeting...

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Description: Dearest Daughter,

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

Date:  

Description: Either way, the sides are bridged,
from wine to water, cutting back to wine

Paradoxical appointments, anticipated hour —

No one event can...

Historical Object

Album Page with Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page featuring a die cut, chromolithograph Valentine's Day card in the shape of an arrow. The greeting "To My Sweetheart" is printed on the card,...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Counselors

Date:  

Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs. Includes different counselors standing and sitting, who were working at Joy Camps in th...

Date:  

Description: Far out

The last report on peace to reach us here
was neither a promise nor easy Faith

but the hardest of all, the waiting for never
an...

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would never be withdrawn

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 85-90

Date:  

Description: 200 years this tree grew here and so did I
We were raised here and brought up young ones

Date:  

Description: The world is flat; we get around
this stretched credulity
by going straight as an arrow
and meeting ourselves in a space of time

Date:  

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...

Date:  

Description: Around the corner: the geography of childhood

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

Scene on Thermoplastic Case

Date:  date unknown

Description: Scene on thermoplastic case.

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

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: Some towering hand-made genius had fighting words to sell

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