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Date: 1946-02-12 

Description: Identification papers of Hans E. Skott, an officer with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. His title was "Registered Agricultural...

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

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Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calm

caught wind

and spun its venom into froth, to cool
a Sunday afternoon in June

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...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 85-90

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Description: 200 years this tree grew here and so did I
We were raised here and brought up young ones

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Description: The disconnection sways,
rings out the moving targets racing with the mind in mathematic sound
that vanish in the distance and then appear again
a...

Historical Object

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...

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Two presidential political campaign stickers for George H.W. Bush. The sticker on the left is circular and reads: "George BUSH 88." The sticker on the righ...

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Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no danger
except the possible over-minding of their own manners
or being out-voted by Activists

Historical Object

Toy Goat

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Description: A stuffed toy goat with a gray body and a red tail, beard and ears.

Date: 1965 

Description: Cover of a booklet of fun and games for Lyndon B. Johnson, by Jack Hanrahan and Phil Hahn, and subtitled "How to Cope with that Vague, Uneasy Feeling that...

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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....

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Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ring
Spend every care this day

for hope itself must decorate the dream

Date: 1936 

Description: The reverse side of a promotional cardboard and wood fan featuring an image of the Dionne quintuplets. This back side of the fan is printed with an adverti...

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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: 1984 ca.

Description: One presidential political campaign poster for Ronald Reagan and George Bush. One side displays numerous photographs of groups of people around a large ima...

Historical Object

Stuart and Dorothy

Date: 1899 

Description: Hand-painted poppies adorn an album page which features a photograph of Stuart, left, and Dorothy Fargo. In the photograph, Stuart is naked and has placed...

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Description: In God we Trust assorted needs

The complex amplitudes and waste
are never balanced, only tasted

Date: 1964 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for Lyndon B. Johnson and running mate Hubert Humphrey, and Barry Goldwater and running mate William E. Mil...

Historical Object

Potawatomi Moccasins

Date: 2008-02-14 

Description: Pair of beaded Potawatomi moccasins.

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