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Description: Please listen to the great owl
Please listen to the education

Please learn how to save hard things
for the easy way

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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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Historical Object

Caroline A. Alllcott Stone

Date: 1834 before

Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...

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Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of people

All there ever was was a greeting card
and that one a mirage

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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...

Date: 1901-08 

Description: A photograph of Louise Mears Fargo and her children is mounted on an album page decorated with a hand-painted wild rose. In the photograph, Louise, wearing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The tattered remains of a processing envelope from The Photoart House. Handwritten on the envelope is "Ice Machine, 111, 893," "Schoelkopf, 210 E Wash Ave....

Historical Object

Joy Camps Group Portraits

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two group portraits. Includes a group portrait of the campers in Sue Ann Hackett's cabin in the summer of 19...

Date:  date unknown

Description: We tend to forget that at the time of the destruction of the forests, an emergency situation existed. The need for lumber for the building up of the...

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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

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 132

Date:  date unknown

Description: The parson came. He said it well:
Enough is all we want, to hold and sleep on,
not the sky.
A little harvest of the sorrows
between the sentenc...

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Description: Bring back somehow the big Hello
Prolong the noisiest day
The clapping hands are stilled too soon
And much too far away

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Description: To some who want to leave
it would be dull
But to us who want to stay
the moment is surprising:
never lax
only turning out of nowhere lastin...

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Description: Everybody who lived should get a gold watch
for endurance
and a chain for hanging

Historical Object

The Fargo Children

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Five photographs are mounted on an album page which is decorated with a painting of a honeysuckle sprig. In the photograph at top left, Frank, age three, S...

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Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime later
its aged and legendary echo

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Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ring
Spend every care this day

for hope itself must decorate the dream

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

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Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloom
and another age begin

Historical Object

Album Page with Cousins

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: An album page comprises five photographic prints and a watercolor painting of a shooting star (Dodecatheon) flower. The photograph at lower right was taken...

Historical Object

Fargo Ancestors

Date: 1917 before

Description: An album page with mounted copies of six photographic portraits of three generations of the Fargo family. They include Robert Fargo (1766(?)-1849), his son...

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