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Description: In the afternoon, nothing
Overnight, unseen

In the morning, a wooden horse with strangers
sending telegrams for more

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Description: Presidential political campaign ephemera for Ronald Reagan. This handcut heart-shaped political sign is red, white, and blue with a black and white headsho...

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Description: His mind wandered without rescue

The man is innocent.

and had to be brought home to the corner
and stapled to the ground

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Description: A presidential political campaign paper visor with images of buttons for Dwight D. Eisenhower. The buttons read: "Let's Back Ike," Ike in '56," and "I Like...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the north/central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This is the printer's mark for Jehan Frellon, a prominent printer in Lyons, Fr...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54

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Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.
But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Lake Katherine Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying three photographs from the Lake Katherine trip. Includes photographs of campers seated in the back of a tru...

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Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

Historical Object

Folding Ruler

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Description: A wooden folding ruler for measuring, with a portion broken off.

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Description: The world is flat; we get around
this stretched credulity
by going straight as an arrow
and meeting ourselves in a space of time

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135 - Cabin IV at Bedtime

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Description: Large group of campers outside their cabin, dressed in pajamas and bathrobes. Some of them are using dippers with metal pails; on the far left a row of dip...

Historical Object

Unidentified Woman

Date: 1852-03-08 after

Description: Two identical ninth plate ambrotypes of an unidentified woman, set into a Mascher's Improved Stereoscope viewing case, patented March 8th, 1852. She wears...

Historical Object

Men's Moccasin's

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men's buckskin moccasins. Puckered toes with purple cloth flaps that are patially decorated with floral pattern in seed beads. Sewn with the spot stich, bl...

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Description: Some towering hand-made genius had fighting words to sell

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Description: I'll show you all the imported graces
and you shall see New Fontainebleau

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.

Historical Object

Unidentified Man

Date: 1837 before

Description: Aperture-type silhouette cut from ivory colored paper on black ground of unidentified man. Subject faces right (proper left) wearing a tie and ruffled shir...

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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...

Date: 1960 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for John F. Kennedy and running mate Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon and running mate Henry Cabot Lodg...

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Description: Two presidential compaign items. At the top is a flyer with two check boxes and text which reads: "NADER=BUSH, GORE." Below this, a paper "fake event ticke...

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