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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 91-96

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Description: The visionaries: slightly seeing as many improvements
as there are egos to reckon with

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Army Nurse Identification Card

Date: 1945-09-24 

Description: The identification card of Signe S. (Skott) Cooper, 1st Lt., ANC. (First Lieutenant, Army Nurse Corps.) The card was issued SEP 25 1945. Her photograph is...

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Description: You don't have to pay if you can prove that the fun you had was clean

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Album Page with Violets

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with hand-painted yellow violets features interior and exterior photographic views of the Frank B. Fargo house. At top left, a phot...

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Stuart's Valentine

Date: 1901 

Description: A commercially printed Valentine's Day card and two photographs are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted daisies. The card, labeled "The Fi...

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Burt's Solar Compass

Date:  date unknown

Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...

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Framed Leaves

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.

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Description: New land cut out by real imaginary lines
based in older spirit courses
lay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet

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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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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Description: Everybody who lived should get a gold watch
for endurance
and a chain for hanging

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Ocean View Brand Reused Label

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Emergency label for Ocean View Early June Peas printed over an unused wax beans label. The label shows a bowl of cut wax beans on one side and a view of th...

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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.

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Joy Camps Chevrons and Logo

Date: 1950 ca.

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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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from a canoe trip on the Lower Kaubashine Creek. Includes photographs of Joy Camps canoes on...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one a man poses in a white military uniform holding his hat, with a lake and distant shore...

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Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earth

The chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. For one photograph the original captions notes: "The old, original road along the Lake which n...

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MacArthur for President Tag

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Small button tag on a string promoting "Republican, General Douglas MacArthur for President."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Waukesha Lithia Spring Company Trade Card. Inside of the card has a description of the spring and the health benefits of drinking spring water.

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