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United States Flag

Date:  date unknown

Description: The United States Flag on a pole, waving. The United States Capitol stands in the background.

Date: 1919-09-21 

Description: Alfred Lawson standing and talking to United States Secretary of War Newton Baker. Lawson is holding Baker's daughter Betty in his arms, and Baker's son is...

Date: 1963 

Description: James L. Farmer, Jr. of CORE, speaking at a national conference of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights...

Date: 1921-03-30 

Description: Panoramic view of the 36th annual general meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae reception at the White House. There is a crowd of women, most we...


Committee Break

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey talks on the telephone during a break in the deliberation of the House Budget Committee. Standing above Obey is his aide Scott Li...


Capital Offenses

Date: 1996 

Description: Congressman David Obey (playing the harmonica) of Wisconsin with his two sons, Douglas and Craig, performing as part of the Capital Offenses, a bluegrass b...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Meshekigishig or Mezhukigizhik (Sky Striking The Earth) or (Sky Touching Ground) in partial native dress with headdress and ornaments a...

Date: 1944-02-28 

Description: Elevated view of the crowd and exhibits at the opening night of the First National Labor-Management Production Exposition.

Date: 1905-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Slum-Xi-Ki (Bear Claw), Called Charlot, in native dress with horned headdress and ornaments. Part of Salishan and Flathead Tribes.

Date: 1994 ca.

Description: Congressman and Chairperson of the House Appropriations Committee David Obey and Scott Lilly stand on either side of the double doors leading into the offi...

Date: 1900-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Paul Showeway with horned headdress and ornaments. Part of Waulatpuan and Cayuse Tribes

Date: 1964-04-25 before

Description: Front and back of a menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Jim Berryman of club president Fletcher Knebel wearing a gridiron me...

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Padani-Kokipa-Sni (Not Afraid of Pawnee) in native dress with necklace, possibly snakeskin, and medal. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Yankt...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Shirley Krueger posing on stairs near a street, with the United States Capitol Building in the distant background. A child is riding a tricycle on the side...

Date: 1957 

Description: Army Signal Service Corps cuts cake to honor its 40th birthday. The corps consisted of about 4,100 members of whom 300 to 400 are pharmacists in commission...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Yankton Dakota man, Hehdogeca (Hollow Horn). Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Yankton Tribes. He wears two medals.

Date: 1968 

Description: Political campaign poster that features a drawing of Richard Nixon surrounded by contemporary celebrities and politicians in the center. He is wearing a bu...

Date: 1953 

Description: Merriman Smith, perched on a table with Dayton Moore in the press lounge. They are two correspondents who covered the White House.


Nixon at the Buffet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vice President Richard M. Nixon in a buffet line in Washington, D.C., with a group of dignitaries behind him. Immediately behind Nixon's right shoulder is...

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