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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: 1956-02-08 

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

Date: 1917-05-02 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of the Conference on National Defense, taken on the steps of the White House.

Date: 1924 

Description: Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., on the right, in discussion with his son, Robert M. La Follette, Jr. This photograph was taken during the same yea...

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Senator McGovern

Date: 1977 

Description: George McGovern photographed during an interview by Robert Novak. Behind McGovern is a desk, American flag, and a large map of the world.

Date: 1935-08-14 

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

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: 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...

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: 1979-12 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation at the lighting of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, with Speaker of the House Tip O'Neal. Left to right,...

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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...

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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: 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: 1970-06 

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

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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...

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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...

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: 1972 

Description: A simple campaign poster for Hubert Humphrey. The top has "Humphrey" in white on a blue field. The center is a black and white photograph of Humphrey. The...

Date: 1925-04-23 

Description: Group portrait of the Suffragette Council at the Washington Hotel. The women are gathered on a large patio lined with street lamps. Jessie Jack Hooper is i...

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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