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Facing the Russians

Date: 1985-03 

Description: Arms control talks between visiting Soviets and American legislators. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey sat in on the talks with Congressman Tom Downey,...

Date: 1972-09 

Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson and Congressman Robert Kastenmeier in the reception area of Nelson's office.

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

Date: 1954-02-04 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley and President Eisenhower.

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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: 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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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: 1963-05-16 

Description: President John F. Kennedy greets members of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers union who were in the capitol for a COPE conference.

Date: 1995 

Description: President Bill Clinton shakes hands with Nelson during the award ceremony. Clinton added a message and his signature at the bottom of the photograph.

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Scott Lilly

Date: 1996 

Description: Scott Lilly, a senior staff member of the House Appropriations Committee, executive director of the House Democratic Study Group, and chief of staff to Wis...

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...

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Budget Deal

Date: 1990 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with Leon Panetta, Congressman from California and head of the Budget Committee (facing away from the camera...

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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: 1994 ca.

Description: Congressman and Chairperson of the House Appropriations Committee David Obey and Scott Lilly stand on either side of the double doors leading into the offi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actress Audrey Hepburn, then a representative of UNICEF, visiting Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey in his office. She was in Washington to testify on b...

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Gaylord Nelson

Date: 1973-03-19 

Description: This informal portrait of Senator Gaylord Nelson at a Senate hearing must have been been a Nelson favorite, for it was frequently seen in the printed media...

Date: 1891-03-05 before

Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...

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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: 1848 

Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...

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Nixon at the Buffet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vice President Richard M. Nixon in a buffet line in Washington, D.C., with a group of dignitaries behind him. Immediately behind Nixon's right shoulder is...

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