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Description: Sunday was the day when, to a stranger,
almost nothing happened. But to us
it was the best day of all

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Description: 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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Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 55-61

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Description: Way back in the soft center of hard times
did not their resistance to change in the sentiment
make some sense

What could take the place of the...

Historical Object

McCormick Woodcut

Date:  date unknown

Description: Original woodcut created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. It has three sections and is connected using wood splines. An...

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Description: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,
their better natures,
surfacing through waves of church-worn care,
prevailed over...

Date: 1931 

Description: Back side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the t...

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Description: In the afternoon, nothing
Overnight, unseen

In the morning, a wooden horse with strangers
sending telegrams for more

Historical Object

133 - Joy Camps Barbecue

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. Two of the photographs show a large pig carcass on a spit over a grilling area. Another photo...

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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: 1946-02-12 

Description: Identification papers of Hans E. Skott, an officer with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. His title was "Registered Agricultural...

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Description: New land cut out by real imaginary lines
based in older spirit courses
lay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet

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...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 42

Date:  date unknown

Description: That morning is adrift in passing;
it cannot last the day.
Those years are anchored to each other;
there is no other way.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 85-90

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

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. In one, a number of campers are kneeling, working in a farmer's field. A tractor and line of tr...

Date: 1944 

Description: Holiday card made out of wallpaper. Ivy and berries frame the message which reads: "With a paper shortage at Christmastime, Sort of makes one cross and sur...

Historical Object

Limnology Apparatus

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.

Historical Object

DDT, Compound of Extinction

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bumper sticker promoting the banning of DDT.

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Description: No one will tell

No one would dare to put in print
the Secret Knowledge.

That word of mouth is frozen deep
and all Report is still

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