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Date: 1960 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for John F. Kennedy and running mate Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon and running mate Henry Cabot Lodg...

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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: In the afternoon, nothing
Overnight, unseen

In the morning, a wooden horse with strangers
sending telegrams for more

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Various Scenes Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs of Sue Ann Hackett's camp friends in the summer of 1949. Includes a girl wearing a swimm...

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Description: White horses, white fences that money can't buy

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Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 63

Date:  date unknown

Description: You came to know that book by its covered distance,
well remembered by the measure
of the trudging barefoot mile

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Aviation Place Card

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Art Deco-style place card with an aviation theme used for a women's luncheon at the Madison College Club.

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Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for Jimmy Carter with running mate Walter Mondale, Ronald Reagan with running mate George H.W. Bush, as wel...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: One presidential political campaign poster for Ronald Reagan and George Bush. One side displays numerous photographs of groups of people around a large ima...

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Worth Gown

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Description: Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880.

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Shawl Dress

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view of a lightweight wool dress cut from a shawl, in cream, rust and indigo paisley with a black center. The paisley has a bird-of-paradise...

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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 79-84

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Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every day
devoted to circulating them through the same routine streets
wore them thin into retirement

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Description: An assortment of presidential political campaign ephemera. On the left is the cover of a brochure that reads: "Opportunity, Security, and Responsibility, A...

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Boy's Shoes

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Description: Boy's black leather shoes with double straps. They were made in 1884-1885.

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from the interior of Cabin I. Includes photographs of girls on bunk beds, storage areas next...

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Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

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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...

Date: 1992 

Description: One presidential political campaign button for Bill Clinton. It has a blue background with a black and white portrait of President Harry S. Truman holding...

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Album Page

Date: 1917 before

Description: An album page, decorated with hand-painted sweet pea flowers, includes six mounted photographic prints. Enoch B. Fargo (1821-1892), is at top left, and his...

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Description: Two portraits of George H.W. Bush. One caption on the reverse reads: "Grandfather explains a few things about life to his granddaughter in a meeting at the...

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