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Date: 1891-03-05 before

Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...

Date: 1959-09-04 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley posing with singer Paul Anka and senate page boys on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building.

Date: 1972 

Description: A simple campaign poster for Hubert Humphrey. The top has "Humphrey" in white on a blue field. The center is a black and white photograph of Humphrey. The...

Photograph

Harmonica Homage

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and his blue grass band, the Capitol Offenses, performed at many political events. It is no accident that the band chose this spo...

Photograph

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: 1972-09 

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

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Secretary Aspin

Date: 1993-12-21 

Description: Les Aspin (second from the right) served as Secretary of Defense during the administration of President Clinton. He is seen here at the Pentagon holiday pa...

Photograph

Eleanor Roosevelt

Date: 1942-09-03 ca.

Description: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking from a podium to an international youth assembly. The original caption indicates that she told the audience that thei...

Photograph

Gaylord Nelson

Date: 1973-03-19 

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...

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (left) and Wisconsin Senator Herb Kohl at a fundraiser for Obey. Jim Chapman is the man between them.

Date: 1983-12-14 

Description: U.S. Representative David Obey, his wife Joan and their son Douglas pose with Connie G. Hicks (with guitar) and U.S. Representative Tom Petri. Between Doug...

Date: 1995 

Description: President Bill Clinton shakes hands with Nelson during the award ceremony. Clinton added a message and his signature at the bottom of the photograph.

Date: 1958-02-12 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley presenting Vice President Richard M. Nixon with a heart-shaped box.

Date:  date unknown

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.

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.

Photograph

FDR on the Radio

Date: 1945-01-06 

Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt smiles as he concludes his 1945 radio state of the nation address.

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.

Date: 1972-07 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson posed talking in front of the statue of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. in the National Statuary Hall in th...

Date: 1958-07-21 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Madame Chiang Kai-shek.

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