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Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Mosaic in the north lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The Elzivirs, Amsterdam printers in 1620, were known by this illustration of a hermit...
Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxesno modern culture could survivewithout a touch of France
Description: Front view of a boy's dress made of blue and off-white windowpane check cotton with off-white batiste trim. The dress was made 1900-1910.
Description: Something less than the half of everythingis the better, the partner, the woman waitingWhat counselor, over his shoulder, can count the ways
Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
Date: date unknown
Description: A one-sided badge with the words "I'm From Green Bay Wis." printed on it.
Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star offensive end Ron Kramer, #88.
Description: All about, wherever a thought stirred,are the memorabilia of its traces.As it is spoken, so is it written;as it is crucified, so is it grav...
Description: Inside of twelve-panel folding "scroll." A master list of 24-8.5 x 11 sheets of handwritten or typed paper, detailing physical or thematic ways to categori...
Description: There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was rosesBut they don't make it any moreThey think it was a toy
Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...
Description: No one will tellNo one would dare to put in printthe Secret Knowledge.That word of mouth is frozen deepand all Report is still
Description: Around the corner: the geography of childhood
Description: A red, fringed Indian (Native American) pouch with fabric patches that read "U.S. Army" and "POW-MIA".
Description: Put aside anything so futileAll that fermented timespent and blackened, much obscured,is now restored with cheese and wine
Description: I'll show you all the imported gracesand you shall see New Fontainebleau
Description: A scabbard and officer's militia sword that once belonged to Major John Rountree (a founder of Platteville) during the Black Hawk War in the summer of 1832...
Description: The keyboard of the first practical typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and marketed in 1874.
Description: A fire is not a place, but a containmentto keep burning.A reassembly of inner flames around the patriarch,A school and script for golden we...
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