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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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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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Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several camp photographs. Includes the "Riding Committee meeting" (including the Dalmatian "Lindy"), campers...

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Boy's Blue Dress

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Description: Front view of a boy's dress made of blue and off-white windowpane check cotton with off-white batiste trim. The dress was made 1900-1910.

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Pink Baby Shoes

Date: 2010-07-27 

Description: A pair of bright pink, leather baby shoes with pale pink ribbons, made in 1851.

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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...

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Rountree's Militia Sword

Date:  date unknown

Description: A scabbard and officer's militia sword that once belonged to Major John Rountree (a founder of Platteville) during the Black Hawk War in the summer of 1832...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs from Kaubashine Creek trip. Includes campers in boats near a dock, and water and wooded...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from the interior of Cabin I. Includes photographs of girls on bunk beds, storage areas next...

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Oscar Meyer Banjo-Ukulele

Date:  date unknown

Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...

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Description: In God we Trust assorted needs

The complex amplitudes and waste
are never balanced, only tasted

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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...

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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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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.

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Worth Gown

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Description: Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880.

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Description: As though the tree inclined lacked discipline, pruned of its working part

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Description: A man in motion moves upon good reason.

To create disorder
he must stop and settle down.

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Description: Dearest Daughter,

The year is flown.
We can't compete and we stand alone

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Description: In the afternoon, nothing
Overnight, unseen

In the morning, a wooden horse with strangers
sending telegrams for more

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Description: There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was roses

But they don't make it any more
They think it was a toy

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