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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...

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Nixon Meeting

Date: 1972-04-04 

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...

Date: 1972-09 

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

Date: 1955 

Description: Elevated view of the first national convention after the merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

Date: 1975-04-22 

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...

Date: 1917-05-02 

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

Photograph

William T. Evjue

Date: 1950-04-26 

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...

Photograph

Novak and Rove

Date: 2003-06 

Description: Presidential adviser Carl Rove and journalist Robert Novak at an event honoring the 40th anniversary of Novak's newspaper column.

Photograph

Delegation Lunch

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...

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Facing the Russians

Date: 1985-03 

Description: Arms control talks between visiting Soviets and American legislators. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey sat in on the talks with Congressman Tom Downey,...

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Obama and Obey

Date:  date unknown

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.

Date: 1968 

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...

Photograph

Scott Lilly

Date:  date unknown

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.

Date: 1986 

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...

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Capitol Train

Date: 1980-03-03 

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...

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Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.

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Obey and Leadership

Date: 1970-07 

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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