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Cigar Box Ukulele

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Description: A ukulele made of koa wood and a Bull Durham cigar box.

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Description: All the tribal affidavits came finger-lickin'
to pray against the rain
to tolerate a cast of wills and listen to the stories
from the Book of Comm...

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Description: In the soft underside of war
The home point is to be home again with honor
without quite understanding why

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Description: New land cut out by real imaginary lines
based in older spirit courses
lay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet

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Monster Knife

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: A woman holds the monster knife and its sheath. Giant knife presented to John Fox Potter by Missouri Republicans after Potter's threatened duel with a Virg...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs of Joy Camps activities. Includesa young camper with a hatchet and piece of wood; two ca...

Date: 1819 date unknown

Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...

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Ban DDT

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

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Bumper sticker with the slogan "No More Shopping Days 'Til PEACE," published by Women for a Peaceful Christmas.

Date: 1864-12-15 ca.

Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...

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Rountree's Militia Sword

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Description: A scabbard and officer's militia sword that once belonged to Major John Rountree (a founder of Platteville) during the Black Hawk War in the summer of 1832...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. The left one is a view over water towards two young campers fishing in a rowboat. The right one...

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Description: Patience we learned and requiem
to rest the tense who die
For we forgot the brazen earth
in courtship of the sky

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Description: A child could count in rounded numbers
the Christmas chance of pudding from the sky

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Beaver Top Hat Edge

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Description: The frayed edge of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

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Boy's Shoes

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

Historical Object

Jim Taylor Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of Packers full back, #37 Jim Taylor.

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Seashell Font

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Description: A seashell which served as a religious font in a church.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are participating in a number of activities, including tennis, seesawing, boatin...

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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...

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