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Description: Everybody who lived should get a gold watch
for endurance
and a chain for hanging

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Description: A presidential political campaign paper visor with images of buttons for Dwight D. Eisenhower. The buttons read: "Let's Back Ike," Ike in '56," and "I Like...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 67

Date:  date unknown

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...

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Description: Red, white and blue bumper sticker, with a white star, and red and white curved stripes, that reads: "Mondale/Ferraro."

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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...

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Description: Reflector and button for Wendell Willkie's political campaign. The metal reflector on the left is red, and has a "Win with Willkie" sign with white text on...

Historical Object

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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Description: That instinct path to the waiting door
is a mile of running
beyond the last ounce of bursting heart

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. Two of the photographs show campers and counselors working in resuscitation classes along the...

Historical Object

Twelve-Panel Vanderbilt List

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Description: Outside of twelve-panel folding "scroll." A master list of 24-8.5 x 11 sheets of handwritten or typed paper, detailing physical or thematic ways to categor...

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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: Around the corner: the geography of childhood

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Description: A folded pamphlet for George H.W. Bush for President, requesting support for the campaign through either a financial contribution or volunteering time.

Historical Object

Dairy Building

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Two of Spades displays a drawing of the "Dairy building", a large ornate bar...

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Description: A one-sided badge with the words "I'm From Green Bay Wis." printed on it.

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Description: A political campaign bumper sticker for presidential elections. Laura's edit: A bumper sticker with yellow text on a black background that reads: "Let's...

Historical Object

Monster Knife

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: A woman holds the monster knife and its sheath. Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after Potter's threatened duel with a Virg...

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Description: Two presidential compaign items. At the top is a flyer with two check boxes and text which reads: "NADER=BUSH, GORE." Below this, a paper "fake event ticke...

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Description: Folded card, with a portrait of General Washington on the front wth the text: "Our First President," and on the inside, a portrait of General MacArthur wit...

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

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