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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

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Description: In God we Trust assorted needs

The complex amplitudes and waste
are never balanced, only tasted

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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

Historical Object

Ocean View Brand Reused Label

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Emergency label for Ocean View Early June Peas printed over an unused wax beans label. The label shows a bowl of cut wax beans on one side and a view of th...

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...

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...

Historical Object

Ban DDT

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bumper sticker featuring a skull and crossbones supporting a ban on DDT.

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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: 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 dre...

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...

Date:  

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...

Historical Object

DDT, Compound of Extinction

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bumper sticker promoting the banning of DDT.

Date:  

Description: De Pere, Wis.

The sound has never left the harp
The song will never leave the well

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: Patience we learned and requiem
to rest the tense who die
For we forgot the brazen earth
in courtship of the sky

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

Historical Object

McCormick Agency Sign

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...

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.

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Description: Cranberry growing has been and is one of the most profitable and picturesque branches of agriculture in Wisconsin. In the 1860's and 1870's, land previousl...

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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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