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Description: A silk banner for the Communist League of America's New York Branch. The Communist League of America was founded in 1928 as a section of Leon Trotsky's Int...

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...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 62-69

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Description: The arrangements

Somebody takes care of it:
planning the details, announcements,
transportation,
setting the tone,
fitting all the likel...

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Wisconsin Building

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Jack of Hearts displays a drawing of the "Wisconsin Building", a square buil...

Date: 1907 ca.

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

Historical Object

Seashell Font

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Description: A seashell which served as a religious font in a church.

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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...

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Description: Around the corner: the geography of childhood

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Description: A portrait of President George H.W. Bush and Vice President Dan Quayle.

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Description: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,
their better natures,
surfacing through waves of church-worn care,
prevailed over...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Group Portraits

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying two group portraits. One is of Cabin I in 1950 and the other is of the camp counselors in 1951. They are po...

Date: 1988 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for George H.W. Bush and running mate Dan Quayle, and Mike Dukakis and running mate Lloyd Bentsen. One of t...

Historical Object

Memorandum and Account Book

Date: 1845 

Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.

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Description: The measure of solitude fades in the ripples
and there are more prizes than there are fish

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Description: Two bumper stickers for Richard Nixon. The top bumper sticker is white with a blue border and red text that reads: "Nixon Happy Motoring!," with a double c...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Badge for the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association 58th Annual Convention at the Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. October 29, 30, 1936. Courtesy of Ruep...

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Description: An assortment of presidential political campaign buttons and stickers for John Kerry and John Edwards. One button uses gold and red stripes that alternate...

Historical Object

"The Great Society" Comic Book

Date: 1966 

Description: Cover of a comic book about Lyndon B. Johnson as a superhero named "Super LBJ." The cover features a full-color illustration of a man wearing a red and whi...

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Description: The buildup of Answers took many years

On Saturday the band was stilled
and Monday morning they tore it down
leaving front and back of another...

Date: 1976 ca.

Description: Two presidential political campaign stickers for George McGovern. The sticker on the left is white with blue text and displays a smiley face and reads: "Vo...

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