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Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calm

caught wind

and spun its venom into froth, to cool
a Sunday afternoon in June

Historical Object

Folding Ruler

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Description: A wooden folding ruler for measuring, with a portion broken off.

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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: A fire is not a place, but a containment
to keep burning.

A reassembly of inner flames around the patriarch,
A school and script for golden we...

Historical Object

McCormick Agency Sign

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...

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Description: Cranberry growing has been and is one of the most profitable and picturesque branches of agriculture in Wisconsin. In the 1860's and 1870's, land previousl...

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

Beaver Top Hat Edge

Date:  date unknown

Description: The frayed edge of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

Historical Object

Beaded Mocassins

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from the heel of a pair of dark brown leather moccasins beaded in yellow, pink, green and white floral and plant designs. The moccasins were created a...

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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...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying three photographs from the Lake Katherine trip. Includes photographs of campers in the makeshift kitchen wi...

Historical Object

Copper Bird Object

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.

Historical Object

Worth Gown

Date:  

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

Historical Object

095 - Campers on Horseback

Date:  

Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. The top left is of a single rider on horseback. The top right photograph shows three "Pioneer...

Historical Object

50 Years — Green Bay Packers

Date: 1971 

Description: Pin celebrating 50 years of Green Bay Packers football. There is a picture of a Packer helmet on the pin.

Historical Object

Fromm Label

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Description: Label from a Fromm Golden Glory Fox fur. The company's insignia is a stylized fox head.

Historical Object

Oscar Meyer Banjo-Ukulele

Date:  date unknown

Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...

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Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.

Historical Object

Boy's Shoes

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

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Badge for the International Beekeeping Conference, including The American Honey Producers League, The American Honey Institute, Southern Beekeeping States...

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