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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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Description: In the letter was the hope that you were well
For shorter hours
A newer coat
And Grace when there was any Grace to tell

Historical Object

Aloha Dinner Menu

Date: 1937-05-03 

Description: Menu for an Aloha Dinner on the Japanese passenger ship, M.S. Chichibu Maru, printed on a folding paper and bamboo hand fan, with painted blue irise...

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Description: A man in motion moves upon good reason.

To create disorder
he must stop and settle down.

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Antique Typewriter Keyboard

Date:  date unknown

Description: The keyboard of the first practical typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and marketed in 1874.

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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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Description: Three bumper stickers. The top bumper sticker has white text on a blue background and reads: "McGovern'72." The middle bumper sticker has white type on a b...

Historical Object

Fluoroscope

Date:  date unknown

Description: The shoe fitting fluoroscope was a common fixture in shoe stores during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. A typical unit, like the machine shown here, consisted...

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Description: One oval red, white, and blue bumper sticker for Richard Nixon and running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, created for members of the "National Nixon-Lodge Club.

Date: 2004 

Description: Framed assortment of campaign buttons for John Kerry and running mate John Edwards, and George W. Bush and running mate Dick Cheney. One button shows a rin...

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Joy Camps Postcards

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying four Joy Camps postcards of different colors with different scenes depicted on each. Each postcard reads, "...

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Description: Lenticular tie pin. One view has a head and shoulders portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the other view reads: "I Like Ike."

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We Fell for Vel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Campaign sticker for Vel Phillips.

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Description: Rockford, Ill.

J.H. Denison

Editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal

Probably the Black River at Black River Falls

Children taug...

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Description: A silk banner for the Communist League of America's New York Branch. The Communist League of America was founded in 1928 as a section of Leon Trotsky's Int...

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...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 72

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,
the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.
Embrace the wall and face away from trouble
in the winter...

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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: Each little world has its private Atlas
working his ethic in longhand
toward the stage set for the point of No Return

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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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