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Description: The buildup of Answers took many years

On Saturday the band was stilled
and Monday morning they tore it down
leaving front and back of another...

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

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

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: Cranberry growing has been and is one of the most profitable and picturesque branches of agriculture in Wisconsin. In the 1860's and 1870's, land previousl...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. The top is a group portrait of the counselors who worked at Joy Camps in the summer of 1949...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

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Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloom
and another age begin

Historical Object

109 - Various Scenes Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying seven photographs. Scenes depicted: canoes and campers on a lake; campers on a wooden footbridge; campers cookin...

Historical Object

Boy's Shoes

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Description: Boy's black leather shoes with double straps. They were made in 1884-1885.

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Description: There are Gothic ways the light comes drifting through a forest
clothes fit, things pad themselves
stone rests on stone and legends long persist,
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Description: The boss says —
The center is —

Good workmen then served two masters
One a man, the other a craft

A fine-edged tool biting life-long in...

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Description: You who were spared I talked with night but last
about the velvet years
I remember from the window
The one that is blown is the one gone wild

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. One shows Sue Ann and two cabin mates, along with counselor Miss Rusty, in sleeping bags in...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18

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Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Lake Katherine Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying three photographs from the Lake Katherine trip. Includes photographs of campers seated in the back of a tru...

Historical Object

FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Campaign button for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Roosevelt's image at the center and the phrase "Carry on with Roosevelt" around the outer edge.

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Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers

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Description: Far out

The last report on peace to reach us here
was neither a promise nor easy Faith

but the hardest of all, the waiting for never
an...

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Description: I'll show you all the imported graces
and you shall see New Fontainebleau

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Description: Our side of the fence is all dovetail — where they
winked and upset the story-book, that's
over on your side

Huge log attracts a loyal fan clu...

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