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Caroline A. Alllcott Stone

Date: 1834 before

Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...

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Polish Paper Cutting

Date:  date unknown

Description: This is a Polish paper cutting, an art form known as wycinanki, featuring a floral/flower design.

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Joy Camps Group Portraits

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two group portraits. Includes a group portrait of the campers in Sue Ann Hackett's cabin in the summer of 19...

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Monster Knife

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: A woman holds the monster knife and its sheath. Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after Potter's threatened duel with a Virg...

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Joy Camps Counselors

Date:  

Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs. Includes different counselors standing and sitting, who were working at Joy Camps in th...

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Militia Cavalry Uniform Coat

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Description: This is a red United States (U.S.) militia cavalry uniform coat. It is mounted on a mannequin form.

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Set of five anti-FDR stamps with caricatures of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The stamps are intact except for the one on the bottom. Each stamp has perforati...

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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 55-61

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Description: Way back in the soft center of hard times
did not their resistance to change in the sentiment
make some sense

What could take the place of the...

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Idleness Sculpture

Date:  

Description: Photograph of sculpture of a hand entitled "Idleness," created by Vinnie Ream Hoxie.

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Description: Bumper sticker with black text on a yellow background that reads: "Buck Nixon, send your buck to McGovern." Includes a caricature of Nixon with a caption t...

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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: Two presidential political campaign stickers for George H.W. Bush. The top sticker has a blue background and white and red text with red stripes which read...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are captured in various activities, all near wooded areas. One camper in one pho...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: Three presidential political campaign buttons for Ronald Reagan and George Bush. The top button reads: "Cubans for Reagan Bush '84." The middle button read...

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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

Date:  

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

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Description: Two presidential political campaign stickers and one button for Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro. One sticker is blue with white text and reads: "Monda...

Date: 1992 

Description: One presidential political campaign button for Bill Clinton. It has a blue background with a black and white portrait of President Harry S. Truman holding...

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Goldwater Freedom Dollar Coin

Date: 1964 

Description: Coin depicting Barry Goldwater's head in profile surrounded by a laurel wreath, and the words: "Barry Morris Goldwater, Mr. Conservative, Born January 1, 1...

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Description: Dearest Daughter,

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

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