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Date: 1989-03-14 

Description: Secretary of State James Baker testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. Wisconsin Congressman David R....


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...

Date: 1900-03 

Description: Portrait of Nez Perce man, Chief Joseph, April, 1900. Part of Shahaptian and Nez-Perce Tribes.

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...


Scott Lilly

Date: 1996 

Description: Scott Lilly, a senior staff member of the House Appropriations Committee, executive director of the House Democratic Study Group, and chief of staff to Wis...


Portrait of Nawat

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Nawat (Left Hand) in native dress with Benjamin Harrison peace medal and holding cane. Part of Algonquian and S. Arapaho Tribes.

Date: 1905-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Slum-Xi-Sen-Pul (Bear Blood), called Pasquale Antoine, in native dress with headdress. Part of Salishan and Flathead Tribes.

Date: 1905 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Yshidiapas or Aleck-Shea-Ahoos (Plenty Coups) in Native Dress with Ornaments. He was part of the Siouan, Crow tribe.


Description: Interior of the National Capitol in Washington, D.C. In a marble decorated room, there are marble statues of men representing each state.

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: 1990 ca.

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

Date: 1907 

Description: Studio portrait of Canmonpatoankantuya, also known as James High Pipe, holding a bag. Part of the Siouan (Sioux) and Brule Tribes.

Date: 1906-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Shon-Ge-Hin-Ci (Yellow Horse), Brother of Mon-Chu-Non-Zhin (Standing Bear) in partial native dress with peace medal and headdress. Part...

Date: 1902-02 

Description: Portrait (Profile) of Ke-Wa-Ko (Good Fox) in partial native dress with peace medal, breastplate and ornaments and holding fan. Part of Caddoan and Pawnee T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Girl Scouts of Washington, D.C. celebrate Labor Day by mailing out photographs of the uniform pledge cards of the U.S. Food Administration.

Date: 1972 

Description: A simple campaign poster for Hubert Humphrey. The top has "Humphrey" in white on a blue field. The center is a black and white photograph of Humphrey. The...

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: 1947-05-10 before

Description: Foldout menu for the spring dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by [Clifford] Berryman of club president Harold M. Talburt, who is dropping the gav...

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...


Obey and Proxmire

Date:  date unknown

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

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