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Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Republican Congressman Thomas Petri and State Senator Walter John Chilsen pose in front of the national christmas tree. The tree came from Northe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Girl Scouts of Washington, D.C. celebrate Labor Day by mailing out photographs of the uniform pledge cards of the U.S. Food Administration.

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Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (center) and his staff. The conference table is covered with papers and pencils. Framed maps are on the walls.

Date: 1990-04 

Description: Subscribers to the newsletter issued by journalists Rowland Evans and Robert Novak, the Evans-Novak Political Report, were able to attend regular forums at...

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Date: 1942-09-03 ca.

Description: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking from a podium to an international youth assembly. The original caption indicates that she told the audience that thei...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Capitol Building from the East front showing extended stone stairs, exterior columns, bas-relief, the dome and the stone plaza in front.

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.

Date: 1973 

Description: Bill Henshaw, a disabled, wheelchair-bound Vietnam veteran, at a Vietnam Veterans Against the War demonstration during the Nixon Inauguration in 1973.

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Delegation Lunch

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Wisconsin Congressional delegation meets during a meal. Left to right they are: John Byrnes, William Proxmire, Gaylord Nelson, Melvin Laird, and Clemen...

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Mr. Harmonica Man

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, who formed a bluegrass band known as the Capital Offenses, played the harmonica in the State Capital rotunda at the me...

Date: 1964-04-04 

Description: President Lyndon Johnson meets with the press in the Cabinet meeting room.

Date: 1972-04-08 before

Description: Front and back of two-sided menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Eldon Pletcher of club president (Edgar A. Poe?) posing with...

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Obey and Stitt

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey with his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt walking down a hall in the United States Capitol building. Statues are along the wal...

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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.

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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: 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: 1963-01-09 

Description: Nelson is sworn into office by Vice President Lyndon Johnson.

Date: 1935-08-14 

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

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Committee Break

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey talks on the telephone during a break in the deliberation of the House Budget Committee. Standing above Obey is his aide Scott Li...

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