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Obey Applauding

Date: 2010-01-27 

Description: Congressman David Obey stands in a row and applauds at the State of the Union address. To Obey's left are Congressman Charles B. Rangel of New York and Con...

Date: 1953-10-10 

Description: As chairman of the Senate Investigating Committee Senator Joseph R. McCarthy traveled to New York City to hold closed hearings on alleged Communist espiona...

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Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...

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Court Packing

Date: 1937 

Description: Snapshot of a break in the deliberations during the famous Roosevelt "Court Packing Case." Journalist Robert S. Allen, who was covering the story, can be s...

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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Mr. Harmonica Man

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, who formed a bluegrass band known as the Capital Offenses, played the harmonica in the State Capital rotunda at the me...

Date: 1989-03-14 

Description: Secretary of State James Baker testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. Wisconsin Congressman David R....

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Front and back covers for the Ninth International Medical Congress banquet, with a female figure draped in a gown with stars and stripes, a head wrap with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actress Audrey Hepburn, then a representative of UNICEF, visiting Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey in his office. She was in Washington to testify on b...

Date:  

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

Date: 1954-04-22 

Description: Secretary of the Army Robert Stevens (left) watches as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy raises a point of order as the Army-McCarthy hearings begin. Also seated...

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Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (center) and his staff. The conference table is covered with papers and pencils. Framed maps are on the walls.

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Laird and Hussein

Date: 1969-04-09 

Description: Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird and King Hussein of Jordan at a diplomatic reception in Washington, D.C. Hussein was on personal mission to attempt to c...

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:  date unknown

Description: Craig Obey, son of Congressman David Obey, and Tom Foley pose for a photo.

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Proxmire Jogging

Date: 1967-07-11 

Description: Senator William Proxmire jogging on the mall in front of the U.S. Capitol. Proxmire was a physical fitness advocate, and he was well known for his daily ru...

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...

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Harmonica Men

Date: 1986 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center), playing the harmonica with Speaker of the House Jim Wright (right), and Congressman Jake Pickle (left).

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: 1924 

Description: Independent presidential candidate Robert M. La Follette, Sr., standing behind a radio microphone delivering a Labor Day address.

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