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Date: 1897 

Description: A watercolor painting of an autumn rural scene decorates an album page created by Louise Mears Fargo (1866-1925) to commemorate the birth and early months...

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Description: Eight assorted presidential political campaign buttons. Seven of them are for Bob Dole, and one is for the 1996 San Diego Republican National Convention, w...

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Description: If we could look forward? If they could have looked forward?
at what kind of life
along what kind of dotted lines?

At the top of the stairs, t...

Historical Object

Unidentified Woman

Date: 1852-03-08 after

Description: Two identical ninth plate ambrotypes of an unidentified woman, set into a Mascher's Improved Stereoscope viewing case, patented March 8th, 1852. She wears...

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Description: An assortment of printed political campaign advertisements for John F. Kennedy, Herbert Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, Thomas E. Dewey, and others.

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Description: A presidential political campaign bumper sticker reads: "BUSH QUAYLE 88" at a diagonal direction from the lower left corner to the upper right corner. The...

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: The log who was made King of Logs is here entombed
eight round, ten long

For his design, the strengthened forest
capriciously outgrew them all...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one a man poses in a white military uniform holding his hat, with a lake and distant shore...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. At the top left is a birch bark canoe on a covered stand with paddles on racks. At upper right...

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Description: A presidential political campaign button for Ronald Reagan and George Bush. The button has a red and blue border that surrounds a black and white head and...

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Description: Sunday was the day when, to a stranger,
almost nothing happened. But to us
it was the best day of all

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. The left one is a view over water towards two young campers fishing in a rowboat. The right one...

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Description: A one-sided badge with the words "I'm From Green Bay Wis." printed on it.

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Blue and white plastic bag, promoting George McGovern for president, printed with the words: "President McGovern, '72."

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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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Old Abe's Feather

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Description: A feather, likely from Old Abe. It was found among unsorted material in an envelope marked "Old Abe's feather for Helen". There is no information on who...

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Description: Native buildings, hardly noticed in the tapestry,
long as a house of indeterminates
full of ladders unexplained

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Description: A bumper sticker for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. The bumper sticker has blue text on a red and white striped background that reads: "Re-Elect,"...

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Goldwater Freedom Dollar Coin

Date: 1964 

Description: Coin with an image of the Liberty Bell, surrounded by the words: "Goldwater Freedom Dollar, 100 American Common Sense, Major General, Photographer, Republi...

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