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Date: 1953-01-20 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy arriving at the inaugural ceremonies for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. It was unusual for McCarthy, who was very casual about his att...

Date: 1924 

Description: Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., on the right, in discussion with his son, Robert M. La Follette, Jr. This photograph was taken during the same yea...

Date: 1983-03-23 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (right) speaking on behalf of Wisconsin dairy interests to the Dairy Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee al...

Date: 1972 

Description: A simple campaign poster for Hubert Humphrey. The top has "Humphrey" in white on a blue field. The center is a black and white photograph of Humphrey. The...

Date: 1961-04-05 

Description: Mrs. Wiley, wife of Senator Alexander Wiley (R., Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin), presented with a box of honey by the Wisconsin Honey Queen. Next to her is her...

Photograph

Ohnstein Cottage

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View from water of a child playing near a playpen on the lawn of a one and one-half story cottage on a slope along the shore of a lake. There is a stone se...

Date: 1962-09-27 

Description: Senators Wiley (Wisconsin), Robertson (Virginia), and Jordan (North Carolina) posing with a round of blue cheese.

Photograph

Woodrow Wilson

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Portrait of Woodrow Wilson taken early in his first term as president.

Photograph

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: 1955 

Description: Elevated view of the first national convention after the merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

Photograph

Harry S. Truman

Date: 1947 ca.

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

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: 1983-12-14 

Description: U.S. Representative David Obey, his wife Joan and their son Douglas pose with Connie G. Hicks (with guitar) and U.S. Representative Tom Petri. Between Doug...

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: Two men construct an addition to Mr. Jack Myers' house on Washington Island.

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Mato-He-Hlogeco or Matho-Hexaloketca or Hu-Hu-Lo (Hollow Horn Bear or Bones) or Hoo-Hoo (The Bone), Son of Maza-Pankisko (Iron She...

Date: 1968 

Description: Members of the National Welfare Rights Organization, some dressed in choir robes, hold candles and a cross as they are confronted by police. This is at the...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief of Loafer Band, Tasemke-Tokeco, called Paul Strange Horse, in native dress with peace medal, headdress, breastplate and holding ba...

Date: 1916 

Description: International Model F or 31 tanker truck operated by Gulf Refining Company. Text on the truck reads "There is More Power in 'That Good Gulf Gasoline' and...

Date: 1900-03 

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

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with Terry...

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