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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: 1962-09-27 

Description: Senators Wiley (Wisconsin), Robertson (Virginia), and Jordan (North Carolina) posing with a round of blue cheese.

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William Howard Taft

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft.

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Capital Offenses

Date: 1986 

Description: Photograph taken to illustrate the jacket of a recording issued by the Capital Offenses, the blue grass band headed by Congressman David R. Obey of Wiscons...

Date: 1963-01-09 

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

Date: 1971-05-20 

Description: President Richard Nixon meeting with his cabinet in the White House. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, originally from Marshfield, Wisconsin, is to his l...

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Obey on the Phone

Date: 1976 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey speaking on the phone in his office. Taken in 1976 this image was used in his 1980 campaign brochure with the caption: "trying to...

Date: 2003-02 

Description: Tommy G. Thompson, former governor of Wisconsin, standing in his office as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services with journalist Robert...

Date: 1950-01 

Description: Reinhold Niebuhr speaking into a radio microphone for the station WCFM at a dinner for Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Date: 1959-09-04 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley posing with singer Paul Anka and senate page boys on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting Washington, D.C. as "the city that every American should know," and to get there by way of train travel. The poster depic...

Date: 1954-03-03 

Description: During the first months of his administration, President Dwight Eisenhower handled Joseph R. McCarthy by publicly ignoring him. However, after the abuse t...

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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...

Date: 1917-03-12 

Description: President Wilson leaves the White House in a black car on his way to the Capitol to take oath.

Date: 1954-02-04 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley and President Eisenhower.

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Jobs Now Rally

Date: 1975-04-26 

Description: Speakers platform for the Jobs Now Rally called by the AFL-CIO at R.F. Kennedy Stadium. The rally was called to draw attention to the problems caused by th...

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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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A Farmer Speaks

Date: 1985-09-19 

Description: Bryce Luchterhand, a Unity, Wisconsin, farmer, with Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, chairman of the Joint Economic Committee at a committee hearing. O...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Front and back covers for the Ninth International Medical Congress banquet, with a female figure draped in a gown with stars and stripes, a head wrap with...

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Description: U.S. Senator and former Wisconsin Governor, Gaylord Nelson, standing in front of the United States Capitol building.

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