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Description: Native buildings, hardly noticed in the tapestry,long as a house of indeterminatesfull of ladders unexplained
Date: date unknown
Description: This is a Polish paper cutting, an art form known as wycinanki, featuring a floral/flower design.
Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...
Description: The log who was made King of Logs is here entombedeight round, ten longFor his design, the strengthened forestcapriciously outgrew them all...
Description: White horses, white fences that money can't buy
Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ringSpend every care this dayfor hope itself must decorate the dream
Description: New land cut out by real imaginary linesbased in older spirit courseslay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet
Description: Patience we learned and requiemto rest the tense who dieFor we forgot the brazen earthin courtship of the sky
Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earthThe chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...
Description: The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it betterthan Judy Garland singing. . . why, oh why, can't I
Description: Dairyland rat poison container, made for the Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Milwaukee. It was a warfarin-based poison.
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...
Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star defensive end, #87, Willie Davis.
Description: Campaign banner in support of Franklin Delano Roosevelt for President. The banner bears Roosevelt's image and the phrases "God Bless America" and "our next...
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. In one, two young campers wearing swimming caps, bathing suits, and towels stand in a grassy ar...
Description: A souvenir from a national model airplane competition. A member of Hangar 13 of Beloit, Wisconsin was a contestant in this event and added this item to his...
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several camp photographs. Includes the "Riding Committee meeting" (including the Dalmatian "Lindy"), campers...
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying seven photographs. Scenes depicted: canoes and campers on a lake; campers on a wooden footbridge; campers cookin...
Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no dangerexcept the possible over-minding of their own mannersor being out-voted by Activists
Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every daydevoted to circulating them through the same routine streetswore them thin into retirement
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