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Description: View of the interior of the House of Representatives in the National Capitol.

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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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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.

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Capital Offenses

Date: 1996 

Description: Congressman David Obey (playing the harmonica) of Wisconsin with his two sons, Douglas and Craig, performing as part of the Capital Offenses, a bluegrass b...

Date:  date unknown

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...

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Scott Lilly

Date: 1996 

Description: Scott Lilly, a senior staff member of the House Appropriations Committee, executive director of the House Democratic Study Group, and chief of staff to Wis...

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Obey Family

Date: 1972 

Description: David and Joan Obey shortly after the birth of their second son Douglas. Playing with Douglas is older brother Craig. This portrait was probably made for a...

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Carter and Nelson

Date:  date unknown

Description: President Jimmy Carter and Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in the White House Oval Office.

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...

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Committee Meeting

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David Obey of Wisconsin leans over to confer with Congressman Tim Wirth during a meeting of the House Budget Committee. Obey's aide Scott Lill...

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Gorbachev and Obey

Date: 1992 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing) of Wisconsin shakes hands with former Soviet President Mikhal Gorbachev at a diplomatic luncheon in Washington. Also w...

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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...

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.

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

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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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Budget Meeting

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with his aide, Scott Lilly, during a meeting of the House Budget Committee.

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: 1947-05 before

Description: Cartoon, mounted on board, by Clifford K. Berryman of candidates wearing spring dresses and hats or headbands, and dancing around a maypole, with the Washi...

Date: 1961-01-25 

Description: Waist-up portrait of President John F. Kennedy standing at a podium at his first press conference.

Date: 1981-11 

Description: A meeting at the White House with the President and Vice President. From left to right are Rich Williamson, Al (autograph unclear), Ronald Reagan, George B...

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