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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: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin checking on House floor activity on television. A table set with place settings appears behind him.

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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...

Date: 1956-02-08 

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

Date: 1985-02-07 

Description: David R. Obey of Wisconsin, chair of the Joint Economic Committee. Opposite him, (in the foreground) is Secretary of Agriculture John R. Block, testifying...

Date: 1963-05-16 

Description: President John F. Kennedy meeting with delegates to the Amalgamated Meat Cutter and Butcher Workers Union in the White House rose garden. The labor leader...

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...

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FDR on the Radio

Date: 1945-01-06 

Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt smiles as he concludes his 1945 radio state of the nation address.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Erwin Knoll, then a reporter with the Newhouse Newspapers, interviewing Senator Clifford Case of New Jersey. Knoll later became the editor of the Progre...

Date: 1968-03-16 

Description: Senator Robert F. Kennedy announcing his candidacy for the office of President of the United States. The announcement took place in the Caucus Room of the...

Date: 1949-12-10 before

Description: Gridiron Club menu, mounted on board, with a "Wel-Fair Deal" cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman with President Truman playing cards and saying to a man...

Date: 1948-04-10 before

Description: Menu souvenir, mounted on board, of a "They Went Then Till They Came to the Delectable Mountains" cartoon by Clifford K. Berryman for the spring dinner of...

Date: 1970-06 

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

Date: 1956-02-10 

Description: Senator Wiley and Mrs. John Nance Garner, wife of the Vice President, stand on either side of a woman holding a basket and sitting on the world's largest c...

Photograph

Vietnam Veteran

Date:  

Description: A candid portrait of a Vietnam veteran with a moustache, wearing a headband with a flower tucked in it, and a Vietnam Veterans Against the War button. He i...

Date: 1924 

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

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...

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HUAC Opposition

Date: 1965-01-08 

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...

Date: 1953-01 after

Description: Joseph (Joe) McCarthy is seen here with his chief counsel, Roy Cohn, whom he hired on the advice of J. Edgar Hoover.

Date: 1939 

Description: Rafael Trujillo, dictator of the Dominican Republic sharing a toast with Senator Theodore Green, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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