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: 1949-05-21 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for the spring dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by (Clifford K.?) Berryman of "Dr. Truman's Utopia Elixir: Relief for Ev...

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.

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: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Lincoln Memorial from across Lincoln Memorial Circle. Several women and a man are crossing the street behind several cars that have driven by....

Date: 1963-01-09 

Description: Nelson is sworn into office by Vice President Lyndon Johnson.


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...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...


Apple Tree

Date: 1964-10-18 ca.

Description: Close-up of an apple on an apple tree in the yard of Mrs. Kay Curtis.


Jackson Harbor

Date: 1964 

Description: Jackson Harbor on Washington Island.

Date: 2011-04 

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


Cedar Tree Root

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: A close-up view of a cedar tree root knuckle, surrounded by grass. This gnarled root was found on Mr. Jack Myers' property on Washington Island.


Committee Meeting

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David Obey of Wisconsin leans over to confer with Congressman Tim Wirth during a meeting of the House Budget Committee. Obey's aide Scott Lill...


Anderson's Dock


Description: Anderson's Dock, Detroit Harbor in Washington Island.

Date: 1929-05 

Description: International Harvester film and visual aids exhibit at the American Library Association meeting in Washington. The exhibit was prepared by International H...

Date: 1906-01 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Grabbing Bear in with breastplate. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Brule Tribes


Description: Engraving of the plan for Washington, D.C., drawn by E. Sachse and engraved by M. Hart for the Progress of the Republic. The engraving appears on a letter...


The People Speak

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred Wertheimer, (fourth from the right) of Common Cause, delivers bags of citizen petitions to Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, (third from the left),...

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Group portrait of Sherman and his generals taken shortly after the Civil War in Mathew Brady's studio. From left to right: Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, Maj. Gen....


Evans and Novak

Date: 1977 ca.

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

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