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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: 1965-01-04 ca.

Description: Four people walking past the U.S. Capitol building likely protesting Congress' opening day.


Tree-Lined Driveway

Date: 1964-08-24 ca.

Description: Tree-lined entrance to the D.S. Funk property, which is visible through the trees. Two rustic fences and a lamppost flank the driveway. A sign hanging abov...


David Brooks

Date: 2012-02-21 

Description: Snapshot of "New York Times" columnist David Brooks, holding a cup of coffee, at the National Press Club Building.

Date: 1900-04 

Description: Portrait of Nez Perce man, Chief Joseph. Part of Shahaptian and Nez-Perce Tribes.

Date: 1917-05-02 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of the Conference on National Defense, taken on the steps of the White House.

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief of Loafer Band, Tasemke-Tokeco, called Paul Strange Horse, in native dress with peace medal, headdress, breastplate and holding ba...


Obey and Leadership

Date: 1970-07 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (facing away from the camera) with Democratic leaders John McCormack and Carl Albert. The photograph was taken for a br...

Date: 1946-07-22 

Description: Members of the American Pharmaceutical Association Council visit the old Apothecary Shop exhibit at the Smithsonian.


Mr. Harmonica Man

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, who formed a bluegrass band known as the Capital Offenses, played the harmonica in the State Capital rotunda at the me...


Eleanor Roosevelt

Date: 1942-09-03 ca.

Description: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking from a podium to an international youth assembly. The original caption indicates that she told the audience that thei...

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: 1953-10-10 

Description: As chairman of the Senate Investigating Committee Senator Joseph R. McCarthy traveled to New York City to hold closed hearings on alleged Communist espiona...


Court Packing

Date: 1937 

Description: Snapshot of a break in the deliberations during the famous Roosevelt "Court Packing Case." Journalist Robert S. Allen, who was covering the story, can be s...


Anti-Klan Rally


Description: Civil rights activist Anne Braden speaking to a rally that was called by the National Anti-Klan Network, an organization of which she was a founder.

Date: 1900-01 

Description: Studio portrait of Ahblocoenazin (Standing On the Prairie), called John Grant (Mixed Blood), with Peace Medal, Headdress and Bear Claw Necklace. Part of th...

Date: 1939 

Description: Rafael Trujillo, dictator of the Dominican Republic sharing a toast with Senator Theodore Green, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Date: 1907 

Description: Portrait of Nugkutizuwais, meaning Yellow Bear, a sub-Chief belonging to the Algonquian and S. Cheyenne Tribes.

Date: 1906-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Shon-Ge-Ni-Ka-Ga-Hi (Horse Chief), Son of White Eagle, in partial native dress with headdress, breastplate and holding pipe. Part of Sio...

Date: 1954-04-22 

Description: Secretary of the Army Robert Stevens (left) watches as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy raises a point of order as the Army-McCarthy hearings begin. Also seated...

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