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Description: An assortment of political campaign buttons for Lyndon B. Johnson. Seven out of eight buttons have a white background with red and blue borders, and black...

Historical Object

Alphabet Sampler

Date: 2010-07-27 

Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.

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Description: Each little world has its private Atlas
working his ethic in longhand
toward the stage set for the point of No Return

Historical Object

Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1903 

Description: A hand-painted nasturtium bud and leaf decorate an album page with five photographs of the children of Frank and Louise Mears Fargo. At top left, Frank Jr....

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Description: Everybody was wonderful

Stars kept rising, pink and gold
Trailing threads of breathless music
barely out of reach
Hand to hand around the n...

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Description: A presidential political campaign button for Ronald Reagan and George Bush. The button has a red and blue border that surrounds a black and white head and...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 79-84

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Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every day
devoted to circulating them through the same routine streets
wore them thin into retirement

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 134

Date:  date unknown

Description: We always know what day it is
Because it never fails. Sometime between the awful and the coffee
that stepson drives along the road
and all the dog...

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: A pass with an attached string promoting a "Special Greeting Area" at the Capitol for Mondale and Ferraro on Friday, October 12 at noon.

Date: 1984 ca.

Description: Three presidential political campaign bumper stickers for Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. The top bumper sticker is white with blue and red text and a...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54

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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 eastward,<...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers fishing. Upper left photograph is an elevated view of several campers in a boat fish...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An assortment of four political campaign items for John F. Kennedy. At top left is a printed sign with blue text on white that reads: "Kennedy is the Remed...

Date: 1901-08 

Description: A photograph of Louise Mears Fargo and her children is mounted on an album page decorated with a hand-painted wild rose. In the photograph, Louise, wearing...

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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 bottom o...

Date: 1964 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for Lyndon B. Johnson and running mate Hubert Humphrey, and Barry Goldwater and running mate William E. Mil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Folded card, with a portrait of General Washington on the front wth the text: "Our First President," and on the inside, a portrait of General MacArthur wit...

Historical Object

Dairyland Rat Poison

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Description: Dairyland rat poison container, made for the Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Milwaukee. It was a warfarin-based poison.

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Description: In the letter was the hope that you were well
For shorter hours
A newer coat
And Grace when there was any Grace to tell

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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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