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Description: This is a red United States (U.S.) militia cavalry uniform coat. It is mounted on a mannequin form.
Description: First one light is the truth and then anotherbut always it is shining on some counterpart
Description: Holiday card made out of wallpaper. Ivy and berries frame the message which reads: "With a paper shortage at Christmastime, Sort of makes one cross and sur...
Description: A rosary made of wooden (probably) beads and a dark, metal cross.
Description: That instinct path to the waiting dooris a mile of runningbeyond the last ounce of bursting heart
Description: Photograph of sculpture of a hand entitled "Idleness," created by Vinnie Ream Hoxie.
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,<...
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...
Description: The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.With the passing...
Description: When we built our housewe couldn't afford it, but we built everything the bestIt's our fortune, and I am so very thankfulA rockAn ark...
Date: date unknown
Description: Overhead view of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.
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...
Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no dangerexcept the possible over-minding of their own mannersor being out-voted by Activists
Description: The shoe fitting fluoroscope was a common fixture in shoe stores during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. A typical unit, like the machine shown here, consisted...
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers fishing. Upper left photograph is an elevated view of several campers in a boat fish...
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying three photographs from the Pioneer Party at Joy Camps. Campers are in outdoor settings dressed in costumes....
Description: Back side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the t...
Description: The keyboard of the first practical typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and marketed in 1874.
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
Description: Face up to the oncoming interest duewhen it's blushing right there as a shadowand the fact is a whistle away
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