Elementary School

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elementary school on Washington Island.

Date: 1901-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Tabaiwatang or De-Bwawen-Dunk (Sound of Eating), called John, in partial native dress with ornaments and fan. Part of Algonquian and Chi...

Date: 1971-05-20 

Description: President Richard Nixon meeting with his cabinet in the White House. Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, originally from Marshfield, Wisconsin, is to his l...

Date: 1917 ca.

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

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: 1906-02 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Mi-Xa-Ton-Ga (Big Goose) in partial native dress with headdress and breastplate and peace medal and holding pipe? Part of Siouan (Sioux...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Capitol Building from the East front showing extended stone stairs, exterior columns, bas-relief, the dome and the stone plaza in front.


The Inventor

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Joe Mietus, 16, poses at the Mayo School, District No. 1. On the reverse of the photograph is written, "Has invented several home made farm tools. Also has...

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: A grove of cedar trees on Schoolhouse Beach. Lake Michigan is visible through the trees and a picnic table is placed near the shoreline.

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Yumapeima (Grizzly Bear in the Center) in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Shahaptian and Umatilla Tribes.

Date: ????-03 

Description: Portrait (Front) 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 Sh...

Date: 1985-02-07 

Description: David R. Obey of Wisconsin, chair of the Joint Economic Committee. Opposite him, (in the foreground) is Secretary of Agriculture John R. Block, testifying...


Ruth Finney

Date: 1937 

Description: Journalist Ruth Finney, one of the few women journalists who covered hard news in Washington D.C. Finney was married to columnist Robert S. Allen, but cont...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View from street towards the United States Capitol building. Several buses drive along the street with parked cars in a parking lot on the left.


Washington Monument

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across water of the Washington Monument from the Constitution Gardens Pond.

Date: 1963-05-16 

Description: President John F. Kennedy greets members of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers union who were in the capitol for a COPE conference.


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: 1970-02 

Description: Congressman George Mahon of Texas, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, welcomes newly-appointed Congressman David R. Obey to the committee and...


Anderson's Dock


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

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

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