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Description: Everybody was wonderful

Stars kept rising, pink and gold
Trailing threads of breathless music
barely out of reach
Hand to hand around the n...

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

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Description: Bumper sticker with black text on a yellow background that reads: "Buck Nixon, send your buck to McGovern." Includes a caricature of Nixon with a caption t...

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Description: An assortment of presidential political campaign ephemera; four political buttons and one credit card for George Bush and Dick Cheney. One button is stripe...

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Description: Interior view of group near the Main Lodge fireplace, with Barbara Ellen Joy seated in a camp chair reading to a group of young campers. Numerous decorativ...

Date: 1931 

Description: Front side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the...

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Description: The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,
of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.

With the passing...

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Description: Two items featuring Richard Nixon. At the top is the front cover of a three fold brochure with the title: "Nixon's Program for Progress" for his campaign f...

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Description: An assortment of presidential political campaign ephemera. At the top is the inside of a holiday card with a color portrait of Bob and Elizabeth Dole, whic...

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

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...

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Description: Each little world has its private Atlas
working his ethic in longhand
toward the stage set for the point of No Return

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

Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

Date: 1901-11-14 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Y.W. Webb to Aide-de-Camp of the Grand Army of the Republic on November 14, 1901.

Historical Object

Painted Silk Fan

Date: 2010-02-10 

Description: Fan made in 1900-1915 by Duvelleroy, was crafted of Paris silk, mother-of-pearl, paint and sequins. It features an image of lovers looking at a statue of t...

Date: 1965 

Description: Cover of a booklet of fun and games for Lyndon B. Johnson, by Jack Hanrahan and Phil Hahn, and subtitled "How to Cope with that Vague, Uneasy Feeling that...

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Description: The log who was made King of Logs is here entombed
eight round, ten long

For his design, the strengthened forest
capriciously outgrew them all...

Date: 1946-02-12 

Description: Identification papers of Hans E. Skott, an officer with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. His title was "Registered Agricultural...

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Description: First one light is the truth and then another
but always it is shining on some counterpart

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