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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: 1954-11-08 

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...

Date: 1953-01-20 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy arriving at the inaugural ceremonies for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. It was unusual for McCarthy, who was very casual about his att...

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Vietnam Veteran

Date:  

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...

Photograph

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: 1924 ca.

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., striking an emphatic pose with his fist raised over his hand. This photograph was probably taken for publicity purposes during...

Date: 1963-05-16 

Description: President John F. Kennedy greets members of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers union who were in the capitol for a COPE conference.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Republican Congressman Thomas Petri and State Senator Walter John Chilsen pose in front of the national christmas tree. The tree came from Northe...

Photograph

HUAC Opposition

Date: 1965-01-08 

Description: The investigations of the House Un-American Activities Committee did not end in the 1950s. Here are (left to right) Donna Allen of the Women's Strike for P...

Date: 1935-08-14 

Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt about to sign the Social Security Act of 1935.

Date: 1861-08-05 

Description: Lucius Fairchild's commission as captain in the 16th infantry regiment, signed by Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Secretary of State Colin Powell, Congressman David Obey and and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi stand together at a gathering.

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: 1986-02 

Description: Secretary of State George Schultz during the Reagan Administration (first on the right) testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee. Questioning...

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

Photograph

William F. Vilas

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Freeman Vilas, attorney, Regent of the University of Wisconsin, member of the State Assembly of Wisconsin 1885, U.S. Senator fro...

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.

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...

Photograph

Woodrow Wilson

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Woodrow Wilson taken early in his first term as president.

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...

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