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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.

Photograph

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...

Property Record

WEST SIDE OF PLUM ISLAND

Community: Washington

County: Door

Historic Name: Plum Island Rangelight Quarters (AKA Keeper's Dwelling)

Reference Number: 57172

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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.

Property Record

6855 STATE HIGHWAY 93

Community: Washington

County: Eau Claire

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 118035

Property Record

SWENSON RD

Community: Washington

County: Door

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 57173

Property Record

W6113 CTH C

Community: Washington

County: Green

Historic Name: Washington Town Hall

Reference Number: 143561

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,...

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.

Property Record

SWENSON RD

Community: Washington

County: Door

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 57175

Date: 1950-05-13 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for the sixty-fifth birthday dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman of Father Time carrying a s...

Photograph

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.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

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...

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