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Date: 1950-12-09 before

Description: Gridiron Club menu, mounted on board, with a cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman of club president Tom Stokes in suit and tie, chef's toque, pleated apr...

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: 1954-04-22 

Description: Secretary of the Army Robert Stevens (left) watches as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy raises a point of order as the Army-McCarthy hearings begin. Also seated...

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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...

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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: 1983 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing below the C) greets a delegation from Wisconsin that accompanied the official Capitol Christmas Tree cut in the Chequam...

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...

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.

Date: 1965-03-12 

Description: Recently-appointed Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach answers questions from the press. To his left is George Reedy, press secretary for President Lyndon...

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

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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Laird and Hussein

Date: 1969-04-09 

Description: Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird and King Hussein of Jordan at a diplomatic reception in Washington, D.C. Hussein was on personal mission to attempt to c...

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Secretary Shalala

Date: 1993 ca.

Description: Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala shakes hands with Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin after testifying before the House Appropriati...

Date: 1978-01-18 

Description: Senator William Proxmire meeting with President Jimmy Carter in the White House.

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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Seven of Ten

Date: 1969 

Description: Seven of Wisconsin's ten congressional representatives posed with David R. Obey shortly after his victory in a special election to replace Melvin Laird. Le...

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,...

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Capital Offenses

Date: 1996 

Description: Congressman David Obey (playing the harmonica) of Wisconsin with his two sons, Douglas and Craig, performing as part of the Capital Offenses, a bluegrass b...

Date: 1997-11-13 

Description: President Bill Clinton signing the FY 1998 Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriation Bill. Behind the President are Vice President Al Gore and Wisconsin Cong...

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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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