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The People Speak

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred Wertheimer, (fourth from the right) of Common Cause, delivers bags of citizen petitions to Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, (third from the left),...

Date: 1972-09 

Description: An informal moment during a photography session in the office of Senator Gaylord Nelson. Included, left to right, are Senator William Proxmire, Congressman...

Date: 1972-09 

Description: Congressman Robert Kastenmeier and Senator Gaylord Nelson in Nelson's office.

Photograph

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: 1972-09 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Spirit of Saint Louis, the first airplane to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a non-stop flight, displayed in the Smithsonian Institute. The plane...

Date: 1981-05-28 

Description: Journalist Robert Novak, a tape recorder to his right, interviews George Herbert Walker Bush. Bush inscribed the portrait, "pleasant memories."

Date: 1947-12-13 before

Description: Menu from the winter dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a "Where Do We Go from Here?" cartoon by Clifford K. Berryman of President Truman as each rider on a...

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.

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...

Date: 2011-04 

Description: Senator Herbert Kohl standing by an American flag in his Washington, D.C. office.

Painting

John Tyler

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting of John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States, from the National Collection of Fine Arts of the Smithsonian Institute. John Tyler was...

Photograph

Delegation Lunch

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Wisconsin Congressional delegation meets during a meal. Left to right they are: John Byrnes, William Proxmire, Gaylord Nelson, Melvin Laird, and Clemen...

Photograph

Vietnam Veteran

Date:  

Description: A Vietnam veteran with a moustache wearing a beret and military medals and patches on his shirt. He is at an anti-war demonstration and took part in the Wi...

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: 1983-03-23 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (right) speaking on behalf of Wisconsin dairy interests to the Dairy Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee al...

Date: 1954-02-04 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley and President Eisenhower.

Date: 1970-06 

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

Date: 1986 

Description: At a press conference Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin announces the Save the Family Farm Act introduced with 27 other farm state legislators. Among...

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...

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