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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one photograph Barbara Ellen Joy, camp owner and co-director, cooks over a large grill are...

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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: 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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Antique Typewriter Keyboard

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Description: The keyboard of the first practical typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and marketed in 1874.

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Description: Rooms remembered for what they led to
What they shut out and how they silent sang

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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: That instinct path to the waiting door
is a mile of running
beyond the last ounce of bursting heart

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Everybody was wonderful

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

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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...

Date: 1864-12-15 ca.

Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...

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Black Bisque Doll

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Description: A bisque doll of a woman with her face and hands painted black. She is wearing a red plaid dress with two aprons. The doll was made in Germany in 1890-1910...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. The top is a group portrait of the counselors who worked at Joy Camps in the summer of 1949...

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Description: The river told them how to make the map
and
Legends later flocked the shore

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Autochrome Lumiere plate box cover that originally contained four plates (plaques).

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Booster Tags

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Description: Two two-sided booster tags, one featuring "Brown County Packer Booster" and the other (which is featured on the reverse of the Packer tag, and vice versa)...

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No one will tell

No one would dare to put in print
the Secret Knowledge.

That word of mouth is frozen deep
and all Report is still

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Joy Camps Newspaper Publicity

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying newspaper clipping and a related, original photograph. The newspaper clipping is from a Jacksonville, Illin...

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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...

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A man in motion moves upon good reason.

To create disorder
he must stop and settle down.

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109 - Various Scenes Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying seven photographs. Scenes depicted: canoes and campers on a lake; campers on a wooden footbridge; campers cookin...

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