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Composition Doll

Date: 2010-05-04 

Description: A girl doll dating back to 1890-1900. She is painted brown, and wearing a striped coat over a flowered dress.

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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: An unhappy majority
some of whom voted for frivolous reasons
reflected the north/south split

In their nascent paranoia, they preached their virtues...

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Pink Baby Shoes

Date: 2010-07-27 

Description: A pair of bright pink, leather baby shoes with pale pink ribbons, made in 1851.

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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...

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Girl's Cotton Dress

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ivory check-woven cotton; machine-sewn; slightly dropped waistline; straight, unfitted bodice; knee-length skirt, gathered into waistline; full puffed slee...

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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: 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...

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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: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxes
no modern culture could survive
without a touch of France

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Burt's Solar Compass

Date:  date unknown

Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...

Historical Object

Fluoroscope

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Description: The shoe fitting fluoroscope was a common fixture in shoe stores during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. A typical unit, like the machine shown here, consisted...

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FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Wisconsin campaign pin for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John Nance Garner's 1936 run. It reads "Roosevelt Garner Club, Wisconsin."

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Description: Dearest Daughter,

The year is flown.

We can't compete and we stand alone

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Joy Camps Scenes

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes. Includes photographs of a girl near a bridge with rapids, campers canoeing, a lineup of som...

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Fluoroscope

Date:  date unknown

Description: The shoe fitting fluoroscope was a common fixture in shoe stores during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. A typical unit, like the machine shown here, consisted...

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Description: Rooms remembered for what they led to
What they shut out and how they silent sang

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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...

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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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Rosary with Cross

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Description: A rosary made of wooden (probably) beads and a dark, metal cross.

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