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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: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no danger
except the possible over-minding of their own manners
or being out-voted by Activists

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Description: That time of year.

Let's go watch the big wheels

The Saint, the King of Breakup with his Fool, parade the tarot Jack of Dice,
their drumme...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In each, campers are participating in a historical pageant, on a wooden stage in one photogra...

Historical Object

The Plaza

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Five of Hearts displays a drawing of "The Plaza", a two piece building with...

Historical Object

Worth Gown

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Description: Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Badge for the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association 58th Annual Convention at the Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. October 29, 30, 1936. Courtesy of Ruep...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. These images capture various scenes from a pageant staged outdoors, with a lake and distant sh...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 67

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the map it shows the turkey buzzards circling overhead
to tell us who we are and what the odds.
Don't count;
a promise is no more than just a s...

Date: 1946-02-12 

Description: Identification papers of Hans E. Skott, an officer with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. His title was "Registered Agricultural...

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Description: The world is flat; we get around
this stretched credulity
by going straight as an arrow
and meeting ourselves in a space of time

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Description: The monument is now

The place is ripe for building a roll-call
of seekers out of the earth

For each, his glory is the doing
and his dre...

Historical Object

Toy Goat

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Description: A stuffed toy goat with a gray body and a red tail, beard and ears.

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Description: Around the corner: the geography of childhood

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Description: His mind wandered without rescue

The man is innocent.

and had to be brought home to the corner
and stapled to the ground

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Description: In the afternoon, nothing
Overnight, unseen

In the morning, a wooden horse with strangers
sending telegrams for more

Historical Object

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...

Date: 1904-09-08 

Description: Menu for 10 p.m., imprinted on pink silk lace-trimmed pants with a green ribbon waistband: Extra Dry Pommery and Greno, Lobsters, Crabs, Bananas, Nuts.

Historical Object

Polish Paper Cutting

Date:  date unknown

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

Historical Object

Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs of a trip to Beaver Point. Includes campers packing a canoe alongside a dock, campers s...

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