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Photograph

The People Speak

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred Wertheimer, (fourth from the right) of Common Cause, delivers bags of citizen petitions to Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, (third from the left),...

Date: 1972-09 

Description: An informal moment during a photography session in the office of Senator Gaylord Nelson. Included, left to right, are Senator William Proxmire, Congressman...

Date: 1972-09 

Description: Congressman Robert Kastenmeier and Senator Gaylord Nelson in Nelson's office.

Photograph

Court Packing

Date: 1937 

Description: Snapshot of a break in the deliberations during the famous Roosevelt "Court Packing Case." Journalist Robert S. Allen, who was covering the story, can be s...

Date: 1972-09 

Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson and Congressman Robert Kastenmeier in the reception area of Nelson's office.

Date:  ca.

Description: Portrait (Front) of Me-o-con-je (One Sun or Moon). Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Osage Tribes.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial from the street, with people walking, sitting and standing on the sidewalk and on the stairs leading up to the memori...

Date: 1981-05-28 

Description: Journalist Robert Novak, a tape recorder to his right, interviews George Herbert Walker Bush. Bush inscribed the portrait, "pleasant memories."

Date: 1898-11 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, (George) Arkeketah, Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes. He wears two medals and holds an axe.

Date: 1947-12-13 before

Description: Menu from the winter dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a "Where Do We Go from Here?" cartoon by Clifford K. Berryman of President Truman as each rider on a...

Date:  ca.

Description: Portrait (Front) of Ne-sort-scinna, called Four Horns, in partial native dress with ornament. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Blackfoot Tribes.

Date: 1963-05-16 

Description: President John F. Kennedy greets members of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers union who were in the capitol for a COPE conference.

Photograph

Harmonica Homage

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and his blue grass band, the Capitol Offenses, performed at many political events. It is no accident that the band chose this spo...

Date: 2011-04 

Description: Senator Herbert Kohl standing by an American flag in his Washington, D.C. office.

Painting

John Tyler

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting of John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States, from the National Collection of Fine Arts of the Smithsonian Institute. John Tyler was...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Washington Monument from the end of the reflecting pool. A car is in the right foreground.

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Portrait of Goyathlay (One Who Yawns), called Geronimo, Medicine Man, Prophet and Leader, with Medal. Part of Athapascan, Chiricahua and Apache Tribes.

Date: 1965-01-04 

Description: A group of people approach the US Capitol on Congress' opening day. This is part of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) challenge that the Nov...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A group of people is led by Annie Devine wearing a hat and eyeglasses in the foreground, along with several men in the background. Behind them is a vehicle...

Date: ????-03 

Description: Portrait (Profile) of Peter Tall Mandan, Grandson of Long Mandan, in native dress with headdress and breastplate. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Brule Tribes. ...

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