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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

Historical Object

Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs of a trip to Beaver Point. Includes campers packing a canoe alongside a dock, campers s...

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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: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs. Includes one of the cabins (exterior view), Miss Rusty (one of the Joy Camps counselor...

Historical Object

Camp Craft at Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying scenes of Joy Camps camp craft activities during Beaver Point trip. Includes fires and lashings, campers ea...

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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: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs of Joy Camps counselor "Miss Rusty." Includes Miss Rusty handling the net on a tennis co...

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Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

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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...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 42

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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

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 67

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Description: On the map it shows the turkey buzzards circling overhead
to tell us who we are and what the odds.
Don't count;
a promise is no more than just a s...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several camp photographs. Includes the "Riding Committee meeting" (including the Dalmatian "Lindy"), campers...

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Description: The river told them how to make the map
and
Legends later flocked the shore

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers fishing. Upper left photograph is an elevated view of several campers in a boat fish...

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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: The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,
of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.

With the passing...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from a canoe trip on the Lower Kaubashine Creek. Includes photographs of Joy Camps canoes on...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from canoe trip. Includes photographs of campers at a campfire with a tent in the background...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 33-46

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

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 72

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Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,
the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.
Embrace the wall and face away from trouble
in the winter...

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