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Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...

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Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken well
let us call all professionals to wear the laurel
and deck the Halls of Fame

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133 - Joy Camps Barbecue

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. Two of the photographs show a large pig carcass on a spit over a grilling area. Another photo...

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Beaver Top Hat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Overhead view of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

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Description: That cottage all with melting roses —

It was such fun to think ahead of it,
to condition all that air with smokesuds
and pick the mud out of o...

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: An assortment of eight political campaign buttons for Richard Nixon, along with Agnew and Lodge. The buttons include a homemade metal sign with red and blu...

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Description: The measure of solitude fades in the ripples
and there are more prizes than there are fish

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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: Six assorted presidential political campaign buttons for Bill Clinton, Al Gore and Bob Dole. One button is green and yellow (or gold), and has an oval shap...

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Burt's Solar Compass

Date:  date unknown

Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...

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Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs and two captions with extensive details of the camp's war efforts. Several campers in each photo...

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Description: Let us be wrong in all our judgments

At that fine point We cannot quite believe
the steps between the superstitions
The feathers, the little e...

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Description: A presidential political campaign paper visor with images of buttons for Dwight D. Eisenhower. The buttons read: "Let's Back Ike," Ike in '56," and "I Like...

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Description: A folded pamphlet for George H.W. Bush for President, requesting support for the campaign through either a financial contribution or volunteering time.

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Description: Nixon-Lodge letterhead which displays a flag, and head and shoulder portraits of Richard Nixon and Henry Lodge which reads: "Californians for Nixon-Lodge."

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Dairyland Rat Poison

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Description: Dairyland rat poison container, made for the Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Milwaukee. It was a warfarin-based poison.

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Description: A paper advertisement with mail-in postcard for a subscription to the "New York Times" newspaper. The poster is blue, black, and white and has a portrait o...

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