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The Winter was a legacy of crusted weights
now melted with the Passing of the Snow
so closed and callous differences can soften
to the hope for...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In each, campers are participating in a historical pageant, on a wooden stage in one photogra...

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Dearest Daughter,

The year is flown.

We can't compete and we stand alone

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Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Autochrome Lumiere plate box cover that originally contained four plates (plaques).

Historical Object

Joy Camps Chevrons and Logo

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album, displaying chevrons earned at camp, and the Joy Camps logo. Three different chevrons are included, a single, a double...

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Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no danger
except the possible over-minding of their own manners
or being out-voted by Activists

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Beaded Mocassins

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from the heel of a pair of dark brown leather moccasins beaded in yellow, pink, green and white floral and plant designs. The moccasins were created a...

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Description: You don't have to pay if you can prove that the fun you had was clean

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying three photographs from the Lake Katherine trip. Includes photographs of campers in the makeshift kitchen wi...

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MacArthur for President Tag

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Small button tag on a string promoting "Republican, General Douglas MacArthur for President."

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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 Blue Album displaying several photographs. Includes counselor Miss Tubie, and several of Sue Ann Hackett's friends, all posed in...

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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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Description: Around the corner: the geography of childhood

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Booster Tags

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Description: Two two-sided booster tags, one featuring "Brown County Packer Booster" and the other (which is featured on the reverse of the Packer tag, and vice versa)...

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Description: Native buildings, hardly noticed in the tapestry,
long as a house of indeterminates
full of ladders unexplained

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Description: In the letter was the hope that you were well
For shorter hours
A newer coat
And Grace when there was any Grace to tell

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In the afternoon, nothing
Overnight, unseen

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

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Joy Camps Newspaper Publicity

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying a newspaper clipping with photograph and caption; Sue Ann Hackett and friend Virginia Brown are pictured her...

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