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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...

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Marine Barracks

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large group of men look at the camera, standing near their cots in a squad room of a marine barracks. A staircase leads upward on the left.

Date: 1935-08-14 

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

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Committee Break

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey talks on the telephone during a break in the deliberation of the House Budget Committee. Standing above Obey is his aide Scott Li...

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

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Manning F. Force

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite profile portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Manning F. Force, 20th Ohio Infantry.

Date: 1963 

Description: James L. Farmer, Jr. of CORE, speaking at a national conference of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights...

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Harmonica Men

Date: 1986 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center), playing the harmonica with Speaker of the House Jim Wright (right), and Congressman Jake Pickle (left).

Date: 1964-10-18 ca.

Description: Three outbuildings and a large tree near a country home owned by Mrs. Kay Curtis on Washington Island.

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Nixon Meeting

Date: 1972-04-04 

Description: President Richard Nixon meets with Secretary of the Navy John Chafee, Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird of Wisconsin, and Secretary of State Henry Kissinge...

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Obey Family

Date: 1972 

Description: David and Joan Obey shortly after the birth of their second son Douglas. Playing with Douglas is older brother Craig. This portrait was probably made for a...

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Budget Committee

Date: 1990 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (second from the right) confers with Scott Lilly, a top policy advisor, during a hearing of the House Budget Committee.

Date:  

Description: View of the interior of the House of Representatives in the National Capitol.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Peter, "the Interpreter," a studio portrait of a Potawatomie Indian in western attired taken by W. Snell in Washington, D.C., possibly on the occasion of...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the entrance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation building. Three women are entering the building.

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Novak and Rove

Date: 2003-06 

Description: Presidential adviser Carl Rove and journalist Robert Novak at an event honoring the 40th anniversary of Novak's newspaper column.

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...

Date: 1948 

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt at a foreign policy committee meeting at the Americans for Democratic Action convention. Along with John Kenneith Galbraith, Hubert Humph...

Date: 2012-02-22 

Description: A homeless man sits on Saint Patrick's Catholic Church's steps as a woman on the sidewalk walks past.

Date: 1962-10-23 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley posing with a model of a missile. Near him on the desk are an American Flag and a globe.

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