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Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vinnie Ream posing in her studio in Washington, beside her bust of Lincoln which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.

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Proxmire Jogging

Date: 1967-07-11 

Description: Senator William Proxmire jogging on the mall in front of the U.S. Capitol. Proxmire was a physical fitness advocate, and he was well known for his daily ru...

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Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...

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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: 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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The Ladies' Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Ladies' Room at the Washington Trust Co., with a fireplace, mirror, chairs, and other decorations.

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,...

Date: 1955 

Description: Elevated view of the first national convention after the merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

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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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Poor People's March

Date: 1968 

Description: Charles Hayes (fourth from the right), an officer of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with the UPWA delegation to the march.

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...

Date: 1963-01-09 

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

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Budget Conference

Date: 1979 

Description: An emergency budget cutting session, under the watchful eye of the press. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey is at the far right of the table. Opposite hi...

Date: 1900-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, Cheedobau or Richard W. Shunatona. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes. He wears a medal and bear claw necklace, and holds a...

Date: 1979-12 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation at the lighting of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, with Speaker of the House Tip O'Neal. Left to right,...

Date: 1900-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Paul Showeway with horned headdress and ornaments. Part of Waulatpuan and Cayuse Tribes

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Gorbachev and Obey

Date: 1992 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing) of Wisconsin shakes hands with former Soviet President Mikhal Gorbachev at a diplomatic luncheon in Washington. Also w...

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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...

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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: 1924 

Description: Independent presidential candidate Robert M. La Follette, Sr., standing behind a radio microphone delivering a Labor Day address.

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