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Date: 1946-12-14 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for a dinner of the Gridiron Club. Features a background menu image (by Clifford Berryman?) of a victorious elephant in boxing shor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the interior of the Washington Trust Company showing desks, chairs, lamps, and cabinets.

Date: 1901-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Bill Owhie, son of Head Chief, in native dress with ornaments. Part of Shahaptian and Yakima Tribes.

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: 1950 ca.

Description: Group portrait of three young people sitting in a row on steps leading up the entrance of a building. The woman in the foreground sits on the second highes...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a statue of George Washington in classical Roman guise by Horatio Greenough (1805-1852). The statue, commissioned in 1832 for the centennial of U.S...

Photograph

"Independence"

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: 1919-09-21 

Description: Alfred Lawson standing and talking to United States Secretary of War Newton Baker. Lawson is holding Baker's daughter Betty in his arms, and Baker's son is...

Date: 1942-02-28 before

Description: Front cover and illustration from insert for the inauguration of club president Lewis Wood, with numbered illustrated phases of his career, and a banner re...

Photograph

Bellafonte and Obey

Date: 1987-04 

Description: Singer Harry Bellafonte, then the ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) testified on behalf of the fund before the House Appropriation...

Photograph

Washington Barracks

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a line of soldiers in the drill field, holding firearms. One officer stands in front of them, and another behind. Two large buildings in the ba...

Photograph

HUAC Opposition

Date: 1965-01-08 

Description: The investigations of the House Un-American Activities Committee did not end in the 1950s. Here are (left to right) Donna Allen of the Women's Strike for P...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting Washington, D.C. as "the city that every American should know," and to get there by way of train travel. The poster depic...

Date: 1972-04-08 before

Description: Front and back of two-sided menu for the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Eldon Pletcher of club president (Edgar A. Poe?) posing with...

Date: 1962-06-27 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Vice President Lyndon Johnson.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Republican Congressman Thomas Petri and State Senator Walter John Chilsen pose in front of the national christmas tree. The tree came from Northe...

Photograph

Erwin Knoll

Date:  date unknown

Description: Journalist Erwin Knoll, wearing a suit and bow tie, posed sitting on a fountain in front of the entrance to the United States Supreme Court building during...

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...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Yankton Dakota man, Mato Takpeya (Charging Bear), wearing two medals. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Yankton Tribes.

Painting

John Tyler

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting of John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States, from the National Collection of Fine Arts of the Smithsonian Institute. John Tyler was...

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