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Robert R. Nathan

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Robert R. Nathan, an American economist. In the 1950s, Nathan was briefly chair of the Americans for Democratic Action.

Date: 1947 after

Description: President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State George C. Marshall. After World War II President Truman appointed Marshall as his special emissary to Chi...

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

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


Hotel Martinique

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across sidewalk towards a young woman opening the entrance door to the Hotel Martinique. Several other people are exiting from the other set of doors...

Date: 1935-08-14 

Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt about to sign the Social Security Act of 1935.


Obey and Stitt

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey with his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt walking down a hall in the United States Capitol building. Statues are along the wal...

Date: 1906-01 

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

Date: 1972-09 

Description: An informal moment during a photography session in the office of Senator Gaylord Nelson. Included, left to right, are Senator William Proxmire, Congressman...

Date: 1958-07-21 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Madame Chiang Kai-shek.


John Logan


Description: Waist-up portrait of Major General John Alexander Logan, serving under General Grant during the Vicksburg Campaign. He also commanded the Army of the Tenne...

Date: 1921-03-30 

Description: Panoramic view of the 36th annual general meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae reception at the White House. There is a crowd of women, most we...

Date: 1963-05-16 

Description: President John F. Kennedy meeting with delegates to the Amalgamated Meat Cutter and Butcher Workers Union in the White House rose garden. The labor leader...


Vietnam Veteran


Description: A Vietnam veteran is kneeling on the ground with his hand shielding his face. There are medals and an Ace of Spades playing card pinned to his shirt. He is...

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.


George B. McClellan


Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General George B. McClellan holding his sword in his left hand. At Major General in the Regular Army. After t...


Rocky Shoreline

Date: 1964-08-23 ca.

Description: View from a rocky shoreline of a tree-lined peninsula in the distance.

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait of Gegwejiwebinung or Gaygwachewaybinanung (Trying To Throw) or Gayshiqonnayyash (Swift Feather), Called Red Blanket,with Headdress and Bear Claw...

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...

Date: 1902-02 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Ray-Tah-Cotz-Tay-Sah (Roaming Chief) in partial native dress with peace medal, bear claw necklace. Part of Caddoan and Pawnee Tribes.

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