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Ralph Nader

Date: 1967-11-02 ca.

Description: Consumer advocate Ralph Nader speaking at a podium.

Date: 1901-01 

Description: Studio portrait of Iowa man, Joseph Springer. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Iowa Tribes.

Photograph

Harry S. Truman

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Harry S. Truman in the oval office standing behind his desk.

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: A grove of cedar trees on Schoolhouse Beach. Lake Michigan is visible through the trees and a picnic table is placed near the shoreline.

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across water of the Washington Monument from the Constitution Gardens Pond.

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...

Date: 1935-08-14 

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

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: 1929 ca.

Description: School and war memorial on Washington Island.

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...

Photograph

Jobs Now Rally

Date: 1975-04-26 

Description: Speakers platform for the Jobs Now Rally called by the AFL-CIO at R.F. Kennedy Stadium. The rally was called to draw attention to the problems caused by th...

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Group portrait of Sherman and his generals taken shortly after the Civil War in Mathew Brady's studio. From left to right: Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, Maj. Gen....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress from a nearby park hill showing the tiered and columned facade as well as the orn...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Profike oortrait of Yankton Dakota man, Mato Takpeya (Charging Bear) or Mato Wopageya. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Yankton Tribes.

Date: 1900-01 

Description: Studio portrait of Ahblocoenazin (Standing On the Prairie), called John Grant (Mixed Blood), with Peace Medal, Headdress and Bear Claw Necklace. Part of th...

Date: 1958-07-21 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Madame Chiang Kai-shek.

Photograph

Budget Deal

Date: 1990 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin confers with Leon Panetta, Congressman from California and head of the Budget Committee (facing away from the camera...

Photograph

Automobile Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Automobile Club, arranged in a long line of automobiles, ready for the day's ride.

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

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