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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: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

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United States Flag

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1956-10-30 

Description: Reporters crowd around Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. To Dulles' right is longtime White House correspondent Merriman Smith.

Date: 1924 

Description: Independent presidential candidate Robert M. La Follette, Sr., standing behind a radio microphone delivering a Labor Day address.

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Titanic Survivors

Date:  date unknown

Description: Survivors of the Titanic sinking with Congressman William J. Cary and his Secretary, Richard P. Momsen, in front of the United States Capitol.

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FDR on the Radio

Date: 1945-01-06 

Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt smiles as he concludes his 1945 radio state of the nation address.

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...

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Obey and Gorbachev

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing) leans over to speak with former Soviet President Mikhal Gorbachev at a diplomatic luncheon in Washington. Also with th...

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Cedar Tree Root

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: A close-up view of a cedar tree root knuckle, surrounded by grass. This gnarled root was found on Mr. Jack Myers' property on Washington Island.

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Studio portrait of Wogewashonewahe (Gray Stone), called Robert McGlashen, in native dress with peace medal and holding bow and arrow. Part of Siouan (Sioux...

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Capital Offenses

Date: 1986 

Description: Photograph taken to illustrate the jacket of a recording issued by the Capital Offenses, the blue grass band headed by Congressman David R. Obey of Wiscons...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: School and war memorial on Washington Island.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A group of people is led by Annie Devine wearing a hat and eyeglasses in the foreground, along with several men in the background. Behind them is a vehicle...

Date: 1975-04-22 

Description: Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton signs the documents that restored tribal status to the Menominee Indians. Watching the ceremony are Senator Gaylor...

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George B. McClellan

Date:  

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...

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The People Speak

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred Wertheimer, (fourth from the right) of Common Cause, delivers bags of citizen petitions to Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, (third from the left),...

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Albion Parris Howe

Date:  

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Albion Parris Howe, commander of the 2nd Division, 6th Corps, Army of the Potomac.

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Studio portrait (Front) of William Charley, interpreter, in native dress with horned headdress. Part of Shahaptian and Umatilla Tribes

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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...

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