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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),...

Photograph

Poor People's March

Date: 1968 

Description: Charles Hayes (fourth from the right), an officer of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with the UPWA delegation to the march.

Date: 1956-02-08 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley presenting a block of cheese to Senator George.

Date: 1917-05-02 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of the Conference on National Defense, taken on the steps of the White House.

Date: 1888-05 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams (Mrs. Hugh).

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a marine barracks from across the grounds. Cannons can be seen on the right, next to a flag pole.

Date: 1924 

Description: Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., on the right, in discussion with his son, Robert M. La Follette, Jr. This photograph was taken during the same yea...

Photograph

Senator McGovern

Date: 1977 

Description: George McGovern photographed during an interview by Robert Novak. Behind McGovern is a desk, American flag, and a large map of the world.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Aunt Li de Scidmore" is seated in a chair reading a newspaper.

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: 1935-08-14 

Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt about to sign the Social Security Act of 1935.

Date: 1968-03-16 

Description: Senator Robert F. Kennedy announcing his candidacy for the office of President of the United States. The announcement took place in the Caucus Room of the...

Photograph

Amasa Cobb

Date:  

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Amasa Cobb, F & S, 43rd Wisconsin Infantry and 5th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1956-02-10 

Description: Senator Wiley and Mrs. John Nance Garner, wife of the Vice President, stand on either side of a woman holding a basket and sitting on the world's largest c...

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: 1979-12 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation at the lighting of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, with Speaker of the House Tip O'Neal. Left to right,...

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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: 1950 ca.

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

Date:  

Description: Interior of the National Capitol in Washington, D.C. In a marble decorated room, there are marble statues of men representing each state.

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...

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