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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.
Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloomand another age begin
Description: In the soft underside of warThe home point is to be home again with honorwithout quite understanding why
Description: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,their better natures,surfacing through waves of church-worn care,prevailed over...
Description: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nationbut the target runs close to the ground
Date: date unknown
Description: We always know what day it isBecause it never fails. Sometime between the awful and the coffeethat stepson drives along the roadand all the dog...
Description: The house was smaller than its legendary fill of righteousnessThe author knelt before the scratched and wintered argumentto learn that Grace, in an...
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs and name tags for clothing. Includes one of the cabins (exterior view), and some of Sue...
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers
Date: 1845 after
Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...
Description: Menu for an Aloha Dinner on the Japanese passenger ship, M.S. Chichibu Maru, printed on a folding paper and bamboo hand fan, with painted blue irise...
Description: There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was rosesBut they don't make it any moreThey think it was a toy
Description: Rooms remembered for what they led toWhat they shut out and how they silent sang
Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earthThe chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...
Description: Put aside anything so futileAll that fermented timespent and blackened, much obscured,is now restored with cheese and wine
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...
Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are participating in a number of activities, including tennis, seesawing, boatin...
Description: Around the corner: the geography of childhood
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