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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 62-69

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Description: The arrangements

Somebody takes care of it:
planning the details, announcements,
transportation,
setting the tone,
fitting all the likel...

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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...

Date: 1992-11-02 

Description: The cover of a November 1992 edition of "The New Yorker" magazine. On the left side, down the spine, are jack-o-lanterns, bats, and ghosts with a torn loo...

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Description: A yellow poster with black text for "A Bipartisan Party" for George H.W. Bush and Michael Dukakis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison which reads: "Tele...

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Description: A presidential political campaign award of appreciation for Reagan-Bush '84. On the left is a black and white head and shoulders portrait of Ronald Reagan....

Historical Object

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...

Historical Object

Stuart Mears Fargo

Date: 1898-03-08 

Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...

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Description: If you will tell me, then, the things that you have read
I shall not have heard of them
but I will read them for your sake

There is a meeting...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society, near the statue "Forward." This is the printer's mark of the Riverside Press. It was...

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Description: We tend to forget that at the time of the destruction of the forests, an emergency situation existed. The need for lumber for the building up of the...

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Description: "I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and the...

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Description: The boss says —
The center is —

Good workmen then served two masters
One a man, the other a craft

A fine-edged tool biting life-long in...

Historical Object

Mary A. Campbell Freeman

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Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing right (proper left), of Mary A. Campbell Freeman (Mrs. James Freeman). Born in Genoa?, NY, married in 1826.

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Description: Five presidential political campaign bumper stickers for George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. On the top, one bumper sticker is oval, with a white background, b...

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Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 132

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Description: The parson came. He said it well:
Enough is all we want, to hold and sleep on,
not the sky.
A little harvest of the sorrows
between the sentenc...

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Description: One bumper sticker with a blue and red background and white text which reads: "Women for Nixon."

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are participating in a number of activities, including tennis, seesawing, boatin...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54

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Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.
But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...

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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...

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Description: Something less than the half of everything
is the better, the partner, the woman waiting

What counselor, over his shoulder, can count the ways

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