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Ban DDT

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Description: Bumper sticker featuring a skull and crossbones supporting a ban on DDT.

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Description: There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was roses

But they don't make it any more
They think it was a toy

Date: 1931 

Description: Back side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the t...

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The Joker

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. This card is the Joker, it features a black and white official logo for the Pan-...

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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...

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Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.

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Description: The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,
of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.

With the passing...

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Description: Cranberry growing has been and is one of the most profitable and picturesque branches of agriculture in Wisconsin. In the 1860's and 1870's, land previousl...

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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...

Date: 1891 

Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...

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107 - Outdoor Cooking Methods

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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...

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Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ring
Spend every care this day

for hope itself must decorate the dream

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Joy Camps Scenes

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes. Includes photographs of a girl near a bridge with rapids, campers canoeing, a lineup of som...

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Description: As though the tree inclined lacked discipline, pruned of its working part

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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...

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Joy Camps Lake Katherine Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying three photographs from the Lake Katherine trip. Includes photographs of campers seated in the back of a tru...

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Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

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Description: Everybody who lived should get a gold watch
for endurance
and a chain for hanging

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...

Historical Object

Army Nurse Identification Card

Date: 1945-09-24 

Description: The identification card of Signe S. (Skott) Cooper, 1st Lt., ANC. (First Lieutenant, Army Nurse Corps.) The card was issued SEP 25 1945. Her photograph is...

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