Harry S. Truman

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Harry S. Truman in the oval office standing behind his desk.

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...

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.


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: 1887-09 before

Description: Front and back covers for the Ninth International Medical Congress banquet, with a female figure draped in a gown with stars and stripes, a head wrap with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Craig Obey, son of Congressman David Obey, and Tom Foley pose for a photo.

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: 1975-04-22 

Description: Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton signs the documents that restored tribal status to the Menominee Indians. Watching the ceremony are Senator Gaylor...

Date: 1969-02-06 

Description: President Richard Nixon fields a question from UPI's Merriman Smith, the dean of the White House correspondents. Smith was particularly known for closing p...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the facade of the National Geographic Societies Administration Building from the street.


Vietnam Veteran


Description: A Vietnam veteran with a moustache wearing a beret and military medals and patches on his shirt. He is at an anti-war demonstration and took part in the Wi...

Date: 1901-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Bashicta-Nogueb (High Up In The Sky), called Charles Sucker, in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Algonquian and Chippewa Tri...


Evans and Novak

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: Journalists Robert Novak and Rowland Evans in their office.

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...


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:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Spirit of Saint Louis, the first airplane to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a non-stop flight, displayed in the Smithsonian Institute. The plane...


Gorbachev and Obey

Date: 1992 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing) of Wisconsin shakes hands with former Soviet President Mikhal Gorbachev at a diplomatic luncheon in Washington. Also w...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.

Date: 1987-11-28 

Description: Robert Novak (right) and Richard Lesher of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on the set of the chamber's news program, It's Your Business.

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.

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