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Description: Lightning cleared the air, that we could see
just how deep the rootland lay
Far below the wished for, but not beyond the Will

Historical Object

Alphabet Sampler

Date: 2010-07-27 

Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.

Date: 1819 date unknown

Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...

Historical Object

Limnology Apparatus

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.

Date: 1885 

Description: Stephen M. Babcock's membership card for the League of American Wheelmen, Geneva Bicycle Club of New York for the year 1885. The card is signed by Secretar...

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Description: Let us be wrong in all our judgments

At that fine point We cannot quite believe
the steps between the superstitions
The feathers, the little e...

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Joy Camps Chevrons and Logo

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album, displaying chevrons earned at camp, and the Joy Camps logo. Three different chevrons are included, a single, a double...

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136 - Joy Camps Directors

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Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Joy Camps co-directors, Barbara Ellen Joy (on the left) and Marjorie Camp (on the right). Both women are wearing white s...

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Rosary with Cross

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Description: A rosary made of wooden (probably) beads and a dark, metal cross.

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105 - Camping Trip Scenes

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers participating in outdoor camping. Left photograph shows campers cooking over a campf...

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Description: Patience we learned and requiem
to rest the tense who die
For we forgot the brazen earth
in courtship of the sky

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Description: If we could look forward? If they could have looked forward?
at what kind of life
along what kind of dotted lines?

At the top of the stairs, t...

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NAA Championship

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Description: A souvenir from a national model airplane competition. A member of Hangar 13 of Beloit, Wisconsin was a contestant in this event and added this item to his...

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McCormick Electrotype

Date:  date unknown

Description: Electrotype created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. A woodcut was created first, the electrotype next, then the letterp...

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Description: In the soft underside of war
The home point is to be home again with honor
without quite understanding why

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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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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. On the left is a Snipe setting sail with a camper and Miss Camp aboard. The top middle photogr...

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121 - Array of Camp Outfits

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying a group portrait and a swatch of blue cloth from the official camp uniform. Original caption notes: "Our camp ou...

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Description: Far out

The last report on peace to reach us here
was neither a promise nor easy Faith

but the hardest of all, the waiting for never
an...

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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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