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Date: 1947-09-18 

Description: A summons issued by the United States House of Representatives for Alvah Bessie to appear before the Un-American Activities Committee to testify.

Photograph

Budget Committee

Date: 1990 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (second from the right) confers with Scott Lilly, a top policy advisor, during a hearing of the House Budget Committee.

Date: 1962-10-24 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley posing with a model of a missile pointed at a map of Cuba.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, enjoys a moment with his mother, "Miss Lillian" Carter at the White House.

Date: 2011-04 

Description: Senator Herbert Kohl standing by an American flag in his Washington, D.C. office.

Date: 1848 

Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...

Photograph

Inauguration Day

Date: 1969-01-20 

Description: Elevated view of special guests leaving the platform after the inauguration of Richard Nixon. In the center can be seen Wisconsin Congressman Melvin Laird,...

Date: 1981-05-28 

Description: Journalist Robert Novak, a tape recorder to his right, interviews George Herbert Walker Bush. Bush inscribed the portrait, "pleasant memories."

Date: 1906-02 

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

Photograph

Obey Family

Date: 1972 

Description: David and Joan Obey shortly after the birth of their second son Douglas. Playing with Douglas is older brother Craig. This portrait was probably made for a...

Date: 1909-01 

Description: Studio portrait of two boys, Wilbert and Rosses Deon, both in partial native dress with headdresses. Part of Siouan (Sioux)and Brule Tribes

Date: 1929 

Description: One of the four harbors on Washington Island.

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Studio portrait (Front) of William Charley, interpreter, in native dress with horned headdress. Part of Shahaptian and Umatilla Tribes

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A general view of the Disarmament Conference in Memorial Continental Hall from the balcony. Politicians sit around tables, and an audience gathers on the...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three Confederate veterans sitting in a tent at the National Confederate Reunion.

Photograph

Harmonica Homage

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and his blue grass band, the Capitol Offenses, performed at many political events. It is no accident that the band chose this spo...

Photograph

FDR on the Radio

Date: 1945-01-06 

Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt smiles as he concludes his 1945 radio state of the nation address.

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

Photograph

Washington Island

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Washington Island, including buildings, automobiles, and a large ship.

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