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Description: During the first months of his administration, President Dwight Eisenhower handled Joseph R. McCarthy by publicly ignoring him. However, after the abuse t...
Description: President Richard Nixon meets with Secretary of the Navy John Chafee, Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird of Wisconsin, and Secretary of State Henry Kissinge...
Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson and Congressman Robert Kastenmeier in the reception area of Nelson's office.
Description: Elevated view of the first national convention after the merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Description: Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton signs the documents that restored tribal status to the Menominee Indians. Watching the ceremony are Senator Gaylor...
Date: 1887-09 before
Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...
Date: 1948-12-11 before
Description: Two cartoons (by Clifford K. Berryman?) for the winter dinner of the Gridiron Club, each entitled, "Gridiron Forecast 1948": one of Thomas Dewey holding a...
Description: Panoramic group portrait of the Conference on National Defense, taken on the steps of the White House.
Description: William T. Evjue, editor and publisher of the Madison "Capital Times", who was well-known for his "crusades" such as his opposition to gambling, Senator Jo...
Description: Presidential adviser Carl Rove and journalist Robert Novak at an event honoring the 40th anniversary of Novak's newspaper column.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Wisconsin Congressional delegation meets during a meal. Left to right they are: John Byrnes, William Proxmire, Gaylord Nelson, Melvin Laird, and Clemen...
Description: Arms control talks between visiting Soviets and American legislators. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey sat in on the talks with Congressman Tom Downey,...
Description: Congressman David R. Obey and President Barack Obama in the Oval Office in the White House. The photograph is autographed for Obey: "Congratulations for 40...
Date: 1980 ca.
Description: Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, enjoys a moment with his mother, "Miss Lillian" Carter at the White House.
Description: Political campaign poster that features a drawing of Richard Nixon surrounded by contemporary celebrities and politicians in the center. He is wearing a bu...
Description: Scott Lilly, a senior policy adviser to Congressman David R. Obey, who formed the Capitol Offenses, a blue grass band with which Obey also played.
Description: At a press conference Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin announces the Save the Family Farm Act introduced with 27 other farm state legislators. Among...
Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin riding on the underground train that connects the Capitol with the legislative office buildings. A man in work cloth...
Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.
Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (facing away from the camera) with Democratic leaders John McCormack and Carl Albert. The photograph was taken for a br...
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