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Stuart at Age Three

Date: 1900 

Description: Four trimmed studio portraits of Stuart Fargo are mounted on an album page decorated with a watercolor painting of three pansy flowers. The photographs at...

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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

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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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Worth Gown

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Description: Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880.

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Description: Exercise the body to work off the weight of mind,
of pushing uphill
a month-long night of doom.

A better foot is leavened
from the bottom o...

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Description: If we could look forward? If they could have looked forward?
at what kind of life
along what kind of dotted lines?

At the top of the stairs, t...

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Langlade Letter Seal

Date: 1801 before

Description: A silver letter seal, which belonged to Charles Langlade.

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Limnology Apparatus

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

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

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

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. These images capture various scenes from a pageant staged outdoors, with a lake and distant sh...

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Jim Taylor Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of Packers full back, #37 Jim Taylor.

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Sue Ann Hackett with Friends

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs. Includes dock on lake, with distant shoreline, Sue Ann with a friend and her mother, o...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. One shows Sue Ann and two cabin mates, along with counselor Miss Rusty, in sleeping bags in...

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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

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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Unidentified Man

Date: 1837 before

Description: Aperture-type silhouette cut from ivory colored paper on black ground of unidentified man. Subject faces right (proper left) wearing a tie and ruffled shir...

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Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken well
let us call all professionals to wear the laurel
and deck the Halls of Fame

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