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Date: 1970 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt outside the office doors for the Committee On Appropriations.

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...


Robert Nathan

Date:  date unknown

Description: Robert Nathan at an Americans for Democratic Action event.


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.


Budget Deal

Date: 1990 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with Leon Panetta, Congressman from California and head of the Budget Committee (facing away from the camera...


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: 1962-06-27 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Vice President Lyndon Johnson.

Date: 1959-05-28 

Description: Senators Alexander Wiley and William Proxmire posing with astronaut Donald K. Slayton and a model of a rocket.

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: 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...


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...

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...


Churchill and Leahy

Date: 1946-02-10 

Description: Admiral William D. Leahy, the personal representative of President Truman, greets former Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the Washington D.C. airport. L...


Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...

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: 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,...


Carter and Nelson

Date:  date unknown

Description: President Jimmy Carter and Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in the White House Oval Office.


Nixon at the Buffet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vice President Richard M. Nixon in a buffet line in Washington, D.C., with a group of dignitaries behind him. Immediately behind Nixon's right shoulder is...

Date: 1947 after

Description: President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State George C. Marshall. After World War II President Truman appointed Marshall as his special emissary to Chi...

Date: 1861-08-05 

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

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