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Historical Object

Joy Camps Logo

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Joy Camps logo patch.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. For one photograph the original captions notes: "The old, original road along the Lake which n...

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Description: An unhappy majority
some of whom voted for frivolous reasons
reflected the north/south split

In their nascent paranoia, they preached their vi...

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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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FDR Campaign Banner

Date: 1932 

Description: Campaign banner in support of Franklin Delano Roosevelt for President. The banner bears Roosevelt's image and the phrases "God Bless America" and "our next...

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Description: Everybody was wonderful

Stars kept rising, pink and gold
Trailing threads of breathless music
barely out of reach
Hand to hand around the n...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...

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Men's Moccasin's

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men's buckskin moccasins. Puckered toes with purple cloth flaps that are patially decorated with floral pattern in seed beads. Sewn with the spot stich, bl...

Historical Object

Houdini Award

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The Houdini Award, an album, presented to Madison magician Ben Bergor by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin. Because Bergor won the award three years in success...

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...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Passenger ticket and baggage check for Northwest Orient Airlines, illustrating their newly initiated around-the-globe routes to the Far East. This ticket w...

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Description: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads "The next will...

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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: Some towering hand-made genius had fighting words to sell

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Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of people

All there ever was was a greeting card
and that one a mirage

Historical Object

Beaded Mocassins

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from the heel of a pair of dark brown leather moccasins beaded in yellow, pink, green and white floral and plant designs. The moccasins were created a...

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Description: That instinct path to the waiting door
is a mile of running
beyond the last ounce of bursting heart

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74th Regiment Armory

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Three of Clubs displays a drawing of the "74th Regiment Armory", a large cas...

Historical Object

Seashell Font

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Description: A seashell which served as a religious font in a church.

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Description: That time of year.

Let's go watch the big wheels

The Saint, the King of Breakup with his Fool, parade the tarot Jack of Dice,
their drumme...

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