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Woodrow Wilson

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Portrait of Woodrow Wilson taken early in his first term as president.

Date: 1990-04 

Description: Subscribers to the newsletter issued by journalists Rowland Evans and Robert Novak, the Evans-Novak Political Report, were able to attend regular forums at...

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William Howard Taft

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A general view of the Disarmament Conference in Memorial Continental Hall from the balcony. Politicians sit around tables, and an audience gathers on the...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Portrait of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Date: 1970-02 

Description: Congressman George Mahon of Texas, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, welcomes newly-appointed Congressman David R. Obey to the committee and...

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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: 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...

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: 1965-02-19 

Description: Attorney General Nicholas Kastenbach administers the oath of office to Postmaster General John A. Gronouski at the White House. From left to right are John...

Date: 1969-05-07 

Description: Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird of Wisconsin, speaking at a Savings Bond rally at the Pentagon. On the platform is actress Ann Margaret wearing a short...

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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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William T. Evjue

Date: 1950-04-26 

Description: William T. Evjue, editor and publisher of the Madison "Capital Times", who was well-known for his "crusades" such as his opposition to gambling, Senator Jo...

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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: 1961-01-25 

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

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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...

Date: 1963 

Description: James L. Farmer, Jr. of CORE, speaking at a national conference of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights...

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,...

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A Farmer Speaks

Date: 1985-09-19 

Description: Bryce Luchterhand, a Unity, Wisconsin, farmer, with Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, chairman of the Joint Economic Committee at a committee hearing. O...

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Capitol Train

Date: 1980-03-03 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin riding on the underground train that connects the Capitol with the legislative office buildings. A man in work cloth...

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