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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...

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Bellafonte and Obey

Date: 1987-04 

Description: Singer Harry Bellafonte, then the ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) testified on behalf of the fund before the House Appropriation...

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...

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Facing the Russians

Date: 1985-03 

Description: Arms control talks between visiting Soviets and American legislators. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey sat in on the talks with Congressman Tom Downey,...

Date: 1848 

Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...

Date: 1954-04-22 

Description: Secretary of the Army Robert Stevens (left) watches as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy raises a point of order as the Army-McCarthy hearings begin. Also seated...

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...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (left) and Wisconsin Senator Herb Kohl at a fundraiser for Obey. Jim Chapman is the man between them.

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Laird and Hussein

Date: 1969-04-09 

Description: Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird and King Hussein of Jordan at a diplomatic reception in Washington, D.C. Hussein was on personal mission to attempt to c...

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Proxmire Jogging

Date: 1967-07-11 

Description: Senator William Proxmire jogging on the mall in front of the U.S. Capitol. Proxmire was a physical fitness advocate, and he was well known for his daily ru...

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

Date: 1935-08-14 

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

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...

Date: 1956-02-08 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley presenting a block of cheese to Senator George.

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: 1924 

Description: Independent presidential candidate Robert M. La Follette, Sr., standing behind a radio microphone delivering a Labor Day address.

Date: 1994 ca.

Description: Congressman and Chairperson of the House Appropriations Committee David Obey and Scott Lilly stand on either side of the double doors leading into the offi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David Obey and his son Craig pose for a photo in the nation's Capitol. A line of people appear in the background.

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Nixon Meeting

Date: 1972-04-04 

Description: President Richard Nixon meets with Secretary of the Navy John Chafee, Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird of Wisconsin, and Secretary of State Henry Kissinge...

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