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Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length studio portrait of young George Hawthorne Scidmore standing with his hand on a newel post, and holding a hat in his other hand.


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...


Washington, D.C.

Date: 1861-08 ca.

Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...

Date: 1936-10-28 

Description: Customer talks with a salesman at the parts and repairs counter of a McCormick-Deering dealership. In the foreground is a McCormick-Deering mower.

Date: 1965-01-04 

Description: A group of people approach the US Capitol on Congress' opening day. This is part of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) challenge that the Nov...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: School and war memorial on Washington Island.

Date: 1954-11-08 

Description: For a publicity photograph on the day the Senate censure proceedings began, Joseph R. McCarthy and Mrs. McCarthy posed for this photograph of him reading w...

Date: 1905-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Slum-Xi-Sen-Pul (Bear Blood), called Pasquale Antoine, in native dress with headdress. Part of Salishan and Flathead Tribes.

Date: 1907 

Description: Studio portrait of Canmonpatoankantuya, also known as James High Pipe, holding a bag. Part of the Siouan (Sioux) and Brule Tribes.

Date: 1905-05 

Description: Studio portrait of Sub-Chief Arupa Esash (Big Shoulder Blade). Part of the Siouan (Sioux) and Crow Tribes.


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...


Ruth Finney

Date: 1937 

Description: Journalist Ruth Finney, one of the few women journalists who covered hard news in Washington D.C. Finney was married to columnist Robert S. Allen, but cont...

Date: 1948 

Description: Robert Fischelis and H.A.B. Dunning examine the War Memorial at the American Pharmaceutical Association Headquarters building.

Date: 1948 

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt at a foreign policy committee meeting at the Americans for Democratic Action convention. Along with John Kenneith Galbraith, Hubert Humph...

Date: 1986-02 

Description: Secretary of State George Schultz during the Reagan Administration (first on the right) testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee. Questioning...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A textbook print of the facade of the Old Stone Courthouse, taken from the path leading up to the building. There is also an inset image of an unidentified...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Lincoln Memorial from across Lincoln Memorial Circle. Several women and a man are crossing the street behind several cars that have driven by....

Date: 1906-01 

Description: Profile studio portrait of Amos White-Swan in partial native dress. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Brule Tribes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Senator William Proxmire strolls on the Capitol lawn wearing a suit and necktie.

Date: 1968-03-16 

Description: Senator Robert F. Kennedy announcing his candidacy for the office of President of the United States. The announcement took place in the Caucus Room of the...

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