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Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Five items in an assortment of political campaign ephemera for Barry Goldwater. Includes a reflector with white text on a red reflective background that re...

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Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the south lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This design, dating from 1502, was the mark of Aldus Manutius, the head of the printer...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

Date:  date unknown

Description: We've at least been able to conserve something if it's only the idea of conserving for conservation's sake
But the community interests ought to come fir...

Historical Object

Memorandum and Account Book

Date: 1845 

Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.

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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

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Description: Framed assortment of presidential campaign buttons. A majority of them support Franklin D. Roosevelt throughout his four terms. A few others support Harry...

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...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Graphite pencil with red and blue text on white reading: "McGovern '72'."

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Description: A bumper sticker for Nelson Rockefeller, with white text over a red and blue background, reads: "Win with Rockefeller for President."

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. Campers are in costume, standing in one photograph and seated in the others. In one photograph...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This is the printer's mark of one the earliest English printers, William Caxton. He...

Historical Object

Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

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Joy Camps Postcards

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying four Joy Camps postcards of different colors with different scenes depicted on each. Each postcard reads, "...

Date: 1944 

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...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 42

Date:  date unknown

Description: That morning is adrift in passing;
it cannot last the day.
Those years are anchored to each other;
there is no other way.

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: The Winter was a legacy of crusted weights
now melted with the Passing of the Snow
so closed and callous differences can soften
to the hope for co...

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Richard Nixon Card

Date:  date unknown

Description: Table card, shown folded, with a waist-up portrait of Richard Nixon with his name printed below.

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