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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,...
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: 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt about to sign the Social Security Act of 1935.
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.
Description: Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton signs the documents that restored tribal status to the Menominee Indians. Watching the ceremony are Senator Gaylor...
Description: Secretary of State George Schultz during the Reagan Administration (first on the right) testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee. Questioning...
Description: View of the interior of the House of Representatives in the National Capitol.
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...
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...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Woodrow Wilson taken early in his first term as president.
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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