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Twelve-Panel Vanderbilt List

Date:  date unknown

Description: Inside 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 categori...

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Joy Camps Counselors

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs. Includes different counselors standing and sitting, who were working at Joy Camps in th...

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Lydia C. Sawyer

Date: 1837 before

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette of Lydia C. Sawyer, who died Feb. 11, 1837 at age 22. Portrait faces right (proper left), with hair up, and a fringed collar.

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Description: A presidential political campaign mailer of an award of appreciation from the Republican National Committee to Mr. James L. Baughman. On the left side is a...

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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...

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Description: An assortment of seven presidential political campaign buttons, and one sticker, for Gerald Ford and Bob Dole. One of the buttons is blue with white text a...

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Description: Two buttons. The one on the left has a head and shoulders portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower on a red, white and blue shield on a white background. The text...

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Description: A paper advertisement with mail-in postcard for a subscription to the "New York Times" newspaper. The poster is blue, black, and white and has a portrait o...

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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: Two bumper stickers. The top bumper sticker, which has white type on a blue background, reads: "Citizens For Reagan in '80." The bottom bumper sticker, whi...

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Description: Five bumper stickers for Richard Nixon. The top bumper sticker has blue and red text on a white background and reads: "Peace with honor. Support our Presid...

Date: 1885-07-23 

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

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Description: That cottage all with melting roses —

It was such fun to think ahead of it,
to condition all that air with smokesuds
and pick the mud out of o...

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Description: A white and blue striped folded plastic cap with red text that reads: "Nixon's the One!"

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: The poster includes a head and shoulders portrait of Goldwater, and reads, in part: "Goldwater Victory Rally, Rally Chairman Richard M. Nixon," "Madison Sq...

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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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Stuart Fargo

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Hand-painted iris flowers decorate an album page featuring four photographs of Stuart Fargo. In the top two photographs, Stuart is "nearly 5." At left, he...

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Description: When we built our house
we couldn't afford it, but we built everything the best
It's our fortune, and I am so very thankful

A rock
An ark...

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Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers

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Description: Framed assortment of buttons, pins, and other political ephemera of the presidential elections between Herbert Hoover and Al Smith (1928), and Franklin D....

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