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Book or Pamphlet

Aviation Poem

Date: October 1910
Description: The cover of John T. Trowbridge's poetry book, "Darius Green and his Flying Machine," illustrated by Wallace Goldsmith and published by Houghton Mifflin Co...
Print

Poem "Chunk Honey"

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Description: Poem entitled "Chunk Honey".
Photograph

A.A. Lattimer

Date: August 11 1944
Description: A.A.L., also known as Alva A. Lattimer, columnist and poet whose poems have appeared on the editorial page of the Wisconsin State Journal, working a...
Postcard

Here's Thinking of You!

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Description: Milwaukee postcard showing a glass of beer, a pretzel, a cow and a milk maid. The card also features a short verse about Milwaukee's congeniality: A cool g...
Photograph

Hans Christian Andersen, Author

Date: 1863
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish poet and author of fairy tales. Inscription at bottom of card reads, "H...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Underground Newspaper Cover: The Fifth Estate

Date: February 19 1970
Description: Cover of "The Fifth Estate," an underground newspaper, featuring a grim reaper figure wearing an American flag-patterned tie, and holding a man's severed h...
Poster

Tuschen & Hannibal Poem Book Poster

Date: April 1971
Description: Poster for "Thighs, Sighs, and Other Things," by John Tuschen and "Belly Lint," by Hannibal. Includes list of various Madison bookstores where it was avail...
Manuscript

"The Gay Endeavor"

Date: March 1978
Description: Cover and back page of "The Gay Endeavor," a publication for gay women and gay men. Includes an image of Paul Soglin and Nichols who were interviewed for t...
Poster

"Poetry Reading"

Date: November 1970
Description: A poster advertising a poetry reading in the Old Madison room in the Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The poet is Cid Corman,...
Poster

Anti-U.S. Military Ball

Date: January 21 1971
Description: Poster advertising an Anti-U.S. Military Ball, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Memorial Union. Features a woman with a gun slung over her sho...
Manuscript

John Muir Letter

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Description: The first page of a poem written by John Muir entitled "The Sabbath."
Postcard

Furl that Banner!

Date: 
Description: Color postcard with poem and featuring a man holding a ragged Confederate battle flag.
Postcard

The Quack Doctor

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Description: Cartoon postcard of a quack doctor. He wears a top hat and carries an umbrella under his arm. In his right hand he holds a bag bearing the name Dr. Killem....
Photograph

Frank Lloyd Wright and Carl Sandburg

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Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and Carl Sandburg sit together on a stone wall outdoors surrounded by plants and trees.
Drawing

The Household

Date: 1890
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...
Photograph

Francis Scott Key

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Description: Vignetted portrait of Francis Scott Key, author of the poem that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner". The poem was written while he was on a ship in Baltim...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

"The Baltimore Patriot" Printing of "The Star Spangled Banner"

Date: September 20 1814
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Photograph

Carl Sandburg Poses with Two Guides

Date: June 06 1953
Description: Carl Sandburg posing with two of the guides at Wade house during his visit to the restored stagecoach inn for its dedication as a historic site. Speaking a...
Poster

David Fine Freedom Committee

Date: 1976
Description: Poster advertising the David Fine Freedom Committee. David Fine was the youngest of the four men involved in the Sterling Hall bombing at the University of...
Photograph

We Saw You at YWCA Garden Tea

Date: June 14 1960
Description: The home of Sybil Hanks at 525 Wisconsin Avenue was the setting for the Madison YWCA garden tea. The program centered around various nationalities. Left to...

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