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Description: The buildup of Answers took many years

On Saturday the band was stilled
and Monday morning they tore it down
leaving front and back of another...

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Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
digging
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

Historical Object

Boy's Shoes

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Description: Boy's black leather shoes with double straps. They were made in 1884-1885.

Historical Object

Girl's Cotton Dress

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ivory check-woven cotton; machine-sewn; slightly dropped waistline; straight, unfitted bodice; knee-length skirt, gathered into waistline; full puffed slee...

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Description: A metal sign with blue text on white background with blue border that reads: "Hoover for President."

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. At the top left is a birch bark canoe on a covered stand with paddles on racks. At upper right...

Historical Object

Caroline A. Alllcott Stone

Date: 1834 before

Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...

Date: 1931 

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

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Description: An assortment of presidential political campaign ephemera. At the top is the inside of a holiday card with a color portrait of Bob and Elizabeth Dole, whic...

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Description: An assortment of eight political campaign buttons for Richard Nixon, along with Agnew and Lodge. The buttons include a homemade metal sign with red and blu...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying photograph and object. The outdoor portrait is of Sue Ann Hackett in her first-prize Daniel Boone costume,...

Historical Object

White Women's Shoes

Date: 1811 ca.

Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...

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Description: Five presidential political campaign bumper stickers for George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. On the top, one bumper sticker is oval, with a white background, b...

Historical Object

Dairy Building

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Two of Spades displays a drawing of the "Dairy building", a large ornate bar...

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Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

Historical Object

Polish Paper Cutting

Date:  date unknown

Description: This is a Polish paper cutting, an art form known as wycinanki, featuring a floral/flower design.

Historical Object

Ocean View Brand Reused Label

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Emergency label for Ocean View Early June Peas printed over an unused wax beans label. The label shows a bowl of cut wax beans on one side and a view of th...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs. Includes counselor Miss Tubie, and several of Sue Ann Hackett's friends, all posed in...

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Description: Something less than the half of everything
is the better, the partner, the woman waiting

What counselor, over his shoulder, can count the ways

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