Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: date unknown
Description: Erwin Knoll, then a reporter with the Newhouse Newspapers, interviewing Senator Clifford Case of New Jersey. Knoll later became the editor of the Progre...
Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...
Description: Admiral William D. Leahy, the personal representative of President Truman, greets former Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the Washington D.C. airport. L...
Description: Senator William Proxmire strolls on the Capitol lawn wearing a suit and necktie.
Description: A Vietnam veteran is kneeling on the ground with his hand shielding his face. There are medals and an Ace of Spades playing card pinned to his shirt. He is...
Date: 1953-01 after
Description: Joseph (Joe) McCarthy is seen here with his chief counsel, Roy Cohn, whom he hired on the advice of J. Edgar Hoover.
Description: Merriman Smith of UPI, the "dean of the White House correspondents," with President Lyndon Johnson, in the White House. Smith enjoyed a close relationship...
Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing) leans over to speak with former Soviet President Mikhal Gorbachev at a diplomatic luncheon in Washington. Also with th...
Date: 1954-12 ca.
Description: The 1954 Christmas card of Jeanne and Joseph R. McCarthy, mailed at about the time he was censured by the Senate. Handwritten on the inside the card says,...
Date: 1949-12-10 before
Description: Gridiron Club menu, mounted on board, with a "Wel-Fair Deal" cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman with President Truman playing cards and saying to a man...
Description: View of a statue of George Washington in classical Roman guise by Horatio Greenough (1805-1852). The statue, commissioned in 1832 for the centennial of U.S...
Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center), playing the harmonica with Speaker of the House Jim Wright (right), and Congressman Jake Pickle (left).
Description: Journalist Robert Novak, a tape recorder to his right, interviews George Herbert Walker Bush. Bush inscribed the portrait, "pleasant memories."
Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Madame Chiang Kai-shek.
Description: President Wilson leaves the White House in a black car on his way to the Capitol to take oath.
Description: This informal portrait of Senator Gaylord Nelson at a Senate hearing must have been been a Nelson favorite, for it was frequently seen in the printed media...
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: An elevated view of a crowded room. People are in the balcony and also on the main floor, surrounding a group of men on a raised platform in front of a fla...
Description: Girl Scouts of Washington, D.C. celebrate Labor Day by mailing out photographs of the uniform pledge cards of the U.S. Food Administration.
Description: For a publicity photograph on the day the Senate censure proceedings began, Joseph R. McCarthy and Mrs. McCarthy posed for this photograph of him reading w...
Description: Subscribers to the newsletter issued by journalists Rowland Evans and Robert Novak, the Evans-Novak Political Report, were able to attend regular forums at...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706