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Budget Meeting

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with his aide, Scott Lilly, during a meeting of the House Budget Committee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a statue of George Washington in classical Roman guise by Horatio Greenough (1805-1852). The statue, commissioned in 1832 for the centennial of U.S...

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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...

Date: 1989-03-14 

Description: Secretary of State James Baker testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. Wisconsin Congressman David R....

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: 1965 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a crowded room. People are in the balcony and also on the main floor, surrounding a group of men on a raised platform in front of a fla...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.

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Obey Family

Date: 1972 

Description: David and Joan Obey shortly after the birth of their second son Douglas. Playing with Douglas is older brother Craig. This portrait was probably made for a...

Date: 1986-03-06 

Description: Secretary of State George Schultz during the Reagan Administration (second from the left) testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee. Leaning fo...

Photograph

William Howard Taft

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of William Howard Taft.

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...

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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...

Date: 1944 

Description: Major General Lucius D. Clay, Director of Material, U.S. Army, examines a scale model of the 57-millimeter gun at the International Harvester exhibit at th...

Photograph

Secretary Aspin

Date: 1993-12-21 

Description: Les Aspin (second from the right) served as Secretary of Defense during the administration of President Clinton. He is seen here at the Pentagon holiday pa...

Photograph

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),...

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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...

Date: 1958 

Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with President Eisenhower at the Summit Conference.

Date: 1953-10-10 

Description: As chairman of the Senate Investigating Committee Senator Joseph R. McCarthy traveled to New York City to hold closed hearings on alleged Communist espiona...

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Obey and Leadership

Date: 1970-07 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (facing away from the camera) with Democratic leaders John McCormack and Carl Albert. The photograph was taken for a br...

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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