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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:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David Obey and his son Craig pose for a photo in the nation's Capitol. A line of people appear in the background.

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...


Marine Barracks

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the staff at the dining hall of the marine barracks. The staff wears white aprons and prepares to serve food, and tables are set on either side...


Obey and Proxmire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and Senator William Proxmire outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Date: 1965-01-04 

Description: A group of people approach the US Capitol on Congress' opening day. This is part of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) challenge that the Nov...

Date: 2010-04 

Description: A woman is on her cellphone in the foreground, while two women run up the escalator in the background.

Date: 1900-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, Cheedobau or Richard W. Shunatona. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes. He wears a medal and bear claw necklace, and holds a...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting Washington, D.C., and the Pennsylvania Railroad through artist N.C. Wyeth's depiction of the 1798 construction of the firs...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A young man is sitting on the top step of an entrance to a building with his arms wrapped around a young woman who sits between his legs on the stair below...

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, Wogewashonewahe or Gray Stone. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes.

Date: 1986 

Description: At a press conference Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin announces the Save the Family Farm Act introduced with 27 other farm state legislators. Among...


Secretary Shalala

Date: 1993 ca.

Description: Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala shakes hands with Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin after testifying before the House Appropriati...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.


Seven of Ten

Date: 1969 

Description: Seven of Wisconsin's ten congressional representatives posed with David R. Obey shortly after his victory in a special election to replace Melvin Laird. Le...


Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial from the street, with people walking, sitting and standing on the sidewalk and on the stairs leading up to the memori...


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:  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.


Anderson's Dock


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

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