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Date:  date unknown

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


Jackson Harbor

Date: 1964 

Description: Jackson Harbor on Washington Island.

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: 1948-04-10 before

Description: Menu souvenir, mounted on board, of a "They Went Then Till They Came to the Delectable Mountains" cartoon by Clifford K. Berryman for the spring dinner of...

Date: 1929-05 

Description: International Harvester film and visual aids exhibit at the American Library Association meeting in Washington. The exhibit was prepared by International H...


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...


Nixon Meeting

Date: 1972-04-04 

Description: President Richard Nixon meets with Secretary of the Navy John Chafee, Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird of Wisconsin, and Secretary of State Henry Kissinge...


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: 1978-01-18 

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

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Portrait of Goyathlay (One Who Yawns), called Geronimo, Medicine Man, Prophet and Leader, with Medal. Part of Athapascan, Chiricahua and Apache Tribes.

Date: 2010-04 

Description: A woman is on her cellphone in the foreground, while two women run up the escalator in the background.

Date: 1945-12-15 before

Description: Menu from the sixtieth anniversary dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a half-length cartoon view (by Clifford K. Berryman?) of club president Lyle C. Wilson...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Aunt Li de Scidmore" is seated in a chair reading a newspaper.


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: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Mato-He-Hlogeco or Matho-Hexaloketca or Hu-Hu-Lo (Hollow Horn Bear or Bones) or Hoo-Hoo (The Bone), Son of Maza-Pankisko (Iron She...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with his family, Mary, Belle Case La Follette, Robert, Jr. (standing), and Philip in Washington, D.C.

Date: 1964-10-18 ca.

Description: View of a side wall and rear entrance of a small country home owned by Mrs. Kay Curtis. A collection of yard tools hang from the siding near a screen door,...


Obey Applauding

Date: 2010-01-27 

Description: Congressman David Obey stands in a row and applauds at the State of the Union address. To Obey's left are Congressman Charles B. Rangel of New York and Con...

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....


Veblen Cottage

Date: 1964-08-24 ca.

Description: A line of laundry dries in the wind outside the former cottage of noted economist Thorstein Veblen. He used the small building to the right of the house as...

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