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Description: An assortment of seven presidential political campaign buttons, and one sticker, for Gerald Ford and Bob Dole. One of the buttons is blue with white text a...

Historical Object

Rountree's Militia Sword

Date:  date unknown

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...

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Description: A man in motion moves upon good reason.

To create disorder
he must stop and settle down.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 62-69

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Description: The arrangements

Somebody takes care of it:
planning the details, announcements,
transportation,
setting the tone,
fitting all the likel...

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Description: Star of our Jesus, so extra bright
Make me a country child just for tonight

Bur Grinnerung an die
Jubiläumsfeier der Freien Gemeinde von Sauf...

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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

Fargo House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with a watercolor painting of blue flowers and green stems featuring four views of the Frank B. Fargo house on Mulberry Street. A c...

Historical Object

The Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Five photographs mounted on an album page showing the Fargo children at play. At top left, in a posed studio portrait, Dorothy Fargo, sitting at left, "tea...

Historical Object

Frackelton/Ohr Pottery Bowl

Date:  date unknown

Description: This earthenware bowl, which was designed by Susan Frackelton and thrown by George Ohr, is squat and bulbous. It is red with mottled green glaze on the ext...

Historical Object

McCormick Electrotype

Date:  date unknown

Description: Electrotype created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. A woodcut was created first, the electrotype next, then the letterp...

Historical Object

Pink Baby Shoes

Date: 2010-07-27 

Description: A pair of bright pink, leather baby shoes with pale pink ribbons, made in 1851.

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Description: An event flyer for an appearance of Governor Bill Clinton and Senator Al Gore at the State Capitol Steps in Madison, Wisconsin. It features a photograph of...

Historical Object

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: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nation
but the target runs close to the ground

Date: 1988 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for George H.W. Bush and running mate Dan Quayle, and Mike Dukakis and running mate Lloyd Bentsen. One of t...

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Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of people

All there ever was was a greeting card
and that one a mirage

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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...

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Description: All the tribal affidavits came finger-lickin'
to pray against the rain
to tolerate a cast of wills and listen to the stories
from the Book of Comm...

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Description: Face up to the oncoming interest due
when it's blushing right there as a shadow
and the fact is a whistle away

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Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earth

The chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...

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