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Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three outdoor photographs of campers. The left and middle photographs show campers in different tumbling and acr...

Historical Object

Carsten Tank

Date: 1832 before

Description: Copper plate physiognotrace of Carsten Tank, the father of Nils Otto Tank of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Subject faces left (proper right) wearing a coat, tie, a...

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Description: Lightning cleared the air, that we could see
just how deep the rootland lay
Far below the wished for, but not beyond the Will

Historical Object

Twelve-Panel Vanderbilt List

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outside of twelve-panel folding "scroll." A master list of 24-8.5 x 11 sheets of handwritten or typed paper, detailing physical or thematic ways to categor...

Historical Object

Fluoroscope

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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...

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Description: "I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and the...

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

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Description: In God we Trust assorted needs

The complex amplitudes and waste
are never balanced, only tasted

Historical Object

136 - Joy Camps Directors

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Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Joy Camps co-directors, Barbara Ellen Joy (on the left) and Marjorie Camp (on the right). Both women are wearing white s...

Historical Object

Scene on Thermoplastic Case

Date:  date unknown

Description: Scene on thermoplastic case.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of younger campers. In one photograph campers are standing on a dock near two boats. In two pho...

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Description: The disconnection sways,
rings out the moving targets racing with the mind in mathematic sound
that vanish in the distance and then appear again
a...

Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

Historical Object

Angeline Campbell Clark

Date: 1847 before

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing left (proper right), of Angeline Campbell Clark (Mrs. Ben Clark). Born at Hamer, NY, married Benjamin Clark in 1841. Born 181...

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Description: We were promised, we were told
that candy came in stripes and boxes

But some was stacked,
like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

Historical Object

Mary A. Campbell Freeman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing right (proper left), of Mary A. Campbell Freeman (Mrs. James Freeman). Born in Genoa?, NY, married in 1826.

Historical Object

Idleness Sculpture

Date:  

Description: Photograph of sculpture of a hand entitled "Idleness," created by Vinnie Ream Hoxie.

Historical Object

Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

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