1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date:  

Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxes
no modern culture could survive
without a touch of France

Historical Object

107 - Outdoor Cooking Methods

Date:  

Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. Each photograph depicts cooking at a campfire, with meat cooking on wood spits, atop a metal s...

Date:  

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 drumm...

Date:  

Description: Some towering hand-made genius had fighting words to sell

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18

Date:  

Description: 

She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A...

Date:  

Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs and two captions with extensive details of the camp's war efforts. Several campers in each photo...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

Date:  

Description: 

We've at least been able to conserve something if it's only the idea of conserving for conservation's sake
But the community interests ought to come...

Date:  

Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken well
let us call all professionals to wear the laurel
and deck the Halls of Fame

Date: 1940 

Description: This image is only available as an 8x10 print and is not available as a digital file. Flyer containing paint chips for repainting International Harvest...

Date:  

Description: 

Exercise the body to work off the weight of mind,
of pushing uphill
a month-long night of doom.

A better foot is leavened
from the botto...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54

Date:  

Description: 

The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.
But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastwar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: 

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

The chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 18...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Newspaper Publicity

Date:  

Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying newspaper clipping and a related, original photograph. The newspaper clipping is from a Jacksonville, Illin...

Date:  

Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one photograph Barbara Ellen Joy, camp owner and co-director, cooks over a large grill are...

Date:  

Description: 

The earth is never still, but speaks her lovers
lying twined among the roots of grasses, lying long
stretched out from hill to hill

There wh...

Historical Object

Burt's Solar Compass

Date:  date unknown

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...

Historical Object

Fluoroscope

Date:  

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...

Historical Object

Oscar Meyer Banjo-Ukulele

Date:  date unknown

Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...

Date:  

Description: 

No one will tell

No one would dare to put in print
the Secret Knowledge.

That word of mouth is frozen deep
and all Report is still

Historical Object

135 - Cabin IV at Bedtime

Date:  

Description: Large group of campers outside their cabin, dressed in pajamas and bathrobes. Some of them are using dippers with metal pails; on the far left a row of dip...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.