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Cedar Tree Root

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: A close-up view of a cedar tree root knuckle, surrounded by grass. This gnarled root was found on Mr. Jack Myers' property on Washington Island.

Date: 1891-03-05 before

Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...

Date: 1950 before

Description: Students stand at work stations in the machine shop at Bliss Electrical School. They all appear to be wiring something on a mount.

Date: 1971-05-20 

Description: President Richard Nixon meeting with his cabinet in the White House. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, originally from Marshfield, Wisconsin, is to his l...

Date: 1965-02-19 

Description: Attorney General Nicholas Kastenbach administers the oath of office to Postmaster General John A. Gronouski at the White House. From left to right are John...

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Elementary School

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elementary school on Washington Island.

Date: 1956-02-08 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley presenting a block of cheese to Senator George.

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), also known as Henry French, in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winn...

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: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Yankton Dakota man, Cetan Wakute (Shooting Hawk. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Yankton Tribes.

Photograph

Obey and Gorbachev

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing) leans over to speak with former Soviet President Mikhal Gorbachev at a diplomatic luncheon in Washington. Also with th...

Date: 1964-10-18 ca.

Description: Three outbuildings and a large tree near a country home owned by Mrs. Kay Curtis on Washington Island.

Photograph

Woodrow Wilson

Date: 1917 

Description: A portrait of Woodrow Wilson, taken shortly before his 61st birthday on December 28.

Photograph

Young House

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Pictured in a heart-shaped frame is a story and one-half house with vertical log siding on the lower floor with a stand of large pine trees in the backgrou...

Photograph

Mother and Son

Date: 1971 

Description: Joan Obey, wife of Congressman David R. Obey, and their youngest son Douglas. This photograph was taken to illustrate an interview with her about the life...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Photograph

Peres and Obey

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres and Congressman David Obey talk in Obey's office. Papers cover his desk and a large map of Wisconsin is mounted on th...

Date: 1962-10-23 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley posing with a model of a missile. Near him on the desk are an American Flag and a globe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Former Olympic athlete Bob Matthias (left) and Republican Senator Chilsen and using exercise equipment. Matthias was also a Republican Congressman from Cal...

Date: 1944 

Description: Donald M. Nelson, chairman of the War Production Board, speaks to W.O. Maxwell of the Consumer Relations Department and chairman of the Exhibitors' Committ...

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