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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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095 - Campers on Horseback

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. The top left is of a single rider on horseback. The top right photograph shows three "Pioneer...

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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: Either way, the sides are bridged,
from wine to water, cutting back to wine

Paradoxical appointments, anticipated hour —

No one event can...

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Description: A bumper sticker that reads: "Join Now! '84" and "Reagan Busters" with a caricature of Ronald Reagan with a surprised look on his face superimposed with a...

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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: In God we Trust assorted needs

The complex amplitudes and waste
are never balanced, only tasted

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Description: Two sides of a political campaign fake dollar bill about George McGovern. One side is printed in green, with "1000%" in all four corners, a geometric borde...

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Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers

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Joy Camps Logo

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Joy Camps logo patch.

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Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

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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...

Historical Object

Various Scenes Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs of Sue Ann Hackett's camp friends in the summer of 1949. Includes a girl wearing a swimm...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. In one, a number of campers are kneeling, working in a farmer's field. A tractor and line of tr...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs with caption. The larger photograph shows two of the camp's Skip-Jack boats, each with a camper...

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Description: One oval red, white, and blue bumper sticker for Richard Nixon and running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, created for members of the "National Nixon-Lodge Club.

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying title page. The text reads "THE JOY CAMPS." The lettering is hand drawn with red paint, and some of the lett...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the south/central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The printer's mark of Melchor Lotter, a Leipzig printer from 1491-1536, was in...

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.

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Description: Button bearing a Christmas tree logo and the slogan "No more shopping days 'til peace."

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