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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: 1962-06-27 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Vice President Lyndon Johnson.

Date: 1972-07 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson posed talking in front of the statue of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. in the National Statuary Hall in th...

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The White House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the White House from the front lawn showing blooming flowers and small groups of people gathered by the drive.

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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: 1900-04 

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

Date: 1905 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Yshidiapas or Aleck-Shea-Ahoos (Plenty Coups) in Native Dress with Ornaments. He was part of the Siouan, Crow tribe.

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Posing Together

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Group portrait of several women and men standing together on the stairs leading to the entrance of a building. One man sits separate from the group on the...

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Facing the Russians

Date: 1985-03 

Description: Arms control talks between visiting Soviets and American legislators. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey sat in on the talks with Congressman Tom Downey,...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Three women and man posing next to a water well under a pavilion in a park. The women pose while the man pretends to drink from a bucket.

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: 1965 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a crowded room. People are in the balcony and also on the main floor, surrounding a group of men on a raised platform in front of a fla...

Date: 1906-02 

Description: Profile portrait of Ponca man, Ni'-ka-ga-hi-cka or White Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Ponka Tribes.

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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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John L. Hathaway

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain John L. Hathaway, a Commissary of Subsistence, U.S. Volunteers.

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Vietnam Veteran

Date:  

Description: Outdoor portrait of a Vietnam veteran. He has military bars on his shirt, and a crowd of people is behind him. He is at an anti-war demonstration and took...

Date: 1939 

Description: An International D-246-F truck outfitted with a Jaeger 3 1/2 cubic yard concrete mixer parks at a construction site. Boards and cinder blocks are piled in...

Date: 1902-02 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Ray-Tah-Cotz-Tay-Sah (Roaming Chief) in partial native dress with peace medal, bear claw necklace. Part of Caddoan and Pawnee Tribes.

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...

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Budget Meeting

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with his aide, Scott Lilly, during a meeting of the House Budget Committee.

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