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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the facade of the National Geographic Societies Administration Building from the street.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Robert Fischelis and George Griffenhagen assist in the groundbreaking for an addition to the American Pharmaceutical Association headquarters.

Photograph

Bellafonte and Obey

Date: 1987-04 

Description: Singer Harry Bellafonte, then the ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) testified on behalf of the fund before the House Appropriation...

Date: 1962-09-27 

Description: Senators Wiley (Wisconsin), Robertson (Virginia), and Jordan (North Carolina) posing with a round of blue cheese.

Photograph

Capital Offenses

Date: 1986 

Description: Photograph taken to illustrate the jacket of a recording issued by the Capital Offenses, the blue grass band headed by Congressman David R. Obey of Wiscons...

Date: 1947-09-18 

Description: A summons issued by the United States House of Representatives for Alvah Bessie to appear before the Un-American Activities Committee to testify.

Date: 1963-01-09 

Description: Nelson is sworn into office by Vice President Lyndon Johnson.

Date: 1971-05-20 

Description: President Richard Nixon meeting with his cabinet in the White House. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, originally from Marshfield, Wisconsin, is to his l...

Photograph

Obey on the Phone

Date: 1976 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey speaking on the phone in his office. Taken in 1976 this image was used in his 1980 campaign brochure with the caption: "trying to...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Portrait of Yankton Dakota man, Oye-waub-cli or Wanbliowe (Eagle Track). Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Yankton Tribes.

Date: 1945-12-15 before

Description: Menu from the sixtieth anniversary dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a half-length cartoon view (by Clifford K. Berryman?) of club president Lyle C. Wilson...

Date: 1901-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Tabaiwatang or De-Bwawen-Dunk (Sound of Eating), called John, in partial native dress with ornaments and fan. Part of Algonquian and Chi...

Date: 1983 

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. The tree was cut in the Chequamegon National F...

Date: 1950-01 

Description: Reinhold Niebuhr speaking into a radio microphone for the station WCFM at a dinner for Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Date: 1959-09-04 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley posing with singer Paul Anka and senate page boys on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Saint Christopher monument in the driveway of the Mount St. Sepulchre Franciscan Monastery.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting Washington, D.C. as "the city that every American should know," and to get there by way of train travel. The poster depic...

Date: 1954-03-03 

Description: During the first months of his administration, President Dwight Eisenhower handled Joseph R. McCarthy by publicly ignoring him. However, after the abuse t...

Date: 1959 

Description: This map includes directories, illustrations, and an inset location map and also covers Rock, Hog, Detroit and Plum islands.

Date: 1917-03-12 

Description: President Wilson leaves the White House in a black car on his way to the Capitol to take oath.

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