United States Flag

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

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


U.S. Capitol

Date: 1863-07-11 

Description: View of the east front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. A small group of people stand near a fence on the lawn in front of the building. A...



Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of a painting of a man sitting on a porch, entitled "Independence" by Frank Blackwell Mayer (1827-1899), a prominent 19th century American genre pai...

Date: 1906-01 

Description: Portrait of Grabbing Bear in Partial Native Dress. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Brule Tribes

Date:  ca.

Description: Portrait (Front) of Ne-sort-scinna, called Four Horns, in partial native dress with ornament. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Blackfoot Tribes.


Eleanor Roosevelt

Date: 1942-09-03 ca.

Description: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking from a podium to an international youth assembly. The original caption indicates that she told the audience that thei...

Date: 1967-03 

Description: Nelson and Bronson La Follette stand next to the Robert M. La Follette statue in the United States Capitol, while a man poses at the base to carve the word...


Anti-Klan Rally


Description: Civil rights activist Anne Braden speaking to a rally that was called by the National Anti-Klan Network, an organization of which she was a founder.

Date: 1956-02-10 

Description: Senator Wiley and Mrs. John Nance Garner, wife of the Vice President, stand on either side of a woman holding a basket and sitting on the world's largest c...

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: 1953-01 after

Description: Joseph (Joe) McCarthy is seen here with his chief counsel, Roy Cohn, whom he hired on the advice of J. Edgar Hoover.


Posing Together

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Group portrait of several women and men standing together on the stairs leading to the entrance of a building. One man sits separate from the group on the...


Facing the Russians

Date: 1985-03 

Description: Arms control talks between visiting Soviets and American legislators. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey sat in on the talks with Congressman Tom Downey,...

Date: 1964-10-19 ca.

Description: Cedar tree on shoreline looking out to an old pier over pilings and rocks. There is a building or boathouse on it. This is a former fishing settlement west...

Date: 1964-10-18 ca.

Description: View of a side wall and rear entrance of a small country home owned by Mrs. Kay Curtis. A collection of yard tools hang from the siding near a screen door,...

Date: 1964-04-04 

Description: President Lyndon Johnson meets with the press in the Cabinet meeting room.

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: A young man sits on the top step of an entrance to a building with his arms wrapped around the shoulders of a young woman who sits on the step below him be...

Magazine or Periodical

The Gaylord Nelson Newsletter

Date: 1969-11 

Description: The front page of The Gaylord Nelson Newsletter published in November of 1969. The featured story is "Environmental Teach-In Planned".

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