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Date:  date unknown

Description: Senator William Proxmire strolls on the Capitol lawn wearing a suit and necktie.

Date: 1955 

Description: Elevated view of the first national convention after the merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

Date: 1917-03-12 

Description: President Wilson leaves the White House in a black car on his way to the Capitol to take oath.

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: 1958-02-12 

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

Date: 1971-05-20 

Description: President Richard Nixon meeting with his cabinet in the White House. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, originally from Marshfield, Wisconsin, is to his l...

Date: 1867-02-23 

Description: President Andrew Johnson and members of various Indian delegations and the White House staff pose outside the White House together.

Date: 1861-08-05 

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

Date: 1946-12-14 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for a dinner of the Gridiron Club. Features a background menu image (by Clifford Berryman?) of a victorious elephant in boxing shor...

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...

Photograph

Jobs Now Rally

Date: 1975-04-26 

Description: Speakers platform for the Jobs Now Rally called by the AFL-CIO at R.F. Kennedy Stadium. The rally was called to draw attention to the problems caused by th...

Photograph

The White House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the White House from the front lawn showing blooming flowers and small groups of people gathered by the drive.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, enjoys a moment with his mother, "Miss Lillian" Carter at the White House.

Date: 1929 

Description: Members of the La Follette family and guests in front of the Robert M. La Follette, Sr., statue in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol at the time of its unv...

Photograph

Highway Needs

Date: 1973-08-08 ca.

Description: At a press conference northern representatives joined together to press their respective states to use newly appropriated funds to improve U.S. Highway 2 f...

Photograph

Secretary Shalala

Date: 1993 ca.

Description: Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala shakes hands with Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin after testifying before the House Appropriati...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Former Olympic athlete Bob Matthias (left) and Republican Senator Chilsen and using exercise equipment. Matthias was also a Republican Congressman from Cal...

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...

Photograph

Woodrow Wilson

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Photograph

Peres and Obey

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres and Congressman David Obey talk in Obey's office. Papers cover his desk and a large map of Wisconsin is mounted on th...

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