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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Three women and man posing next to a water well under a pavilion in a park. The women pose while the man pretends to drink from a bucket.


Gaylord Nelson

Date: 1973-03-19 

Description: This informal portrait of Senator Gaylord Nelson at a Senate hearing must have been been a Nelson favorite, for it was frequently seen in the printed media...

Date: 1964-04-04 

Description: President Lyndon Johnson meets with the press in the Cabinet meeting room.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View from street towards the United States Capitol building. Several buses drive along the street with parked cars in a parking lot on the left.

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...


Vietnam Veteran


Description: Waist-up portrait of a Vietnam veteran wearing a wristwatch. He is at an anti-war demonstration and took part in the Winter Soldier Hearings.


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...

Date: 1962-06-27 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley shaking hands with Vice President Lyndon Johnson.


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.


Setting Sun

Date: 1964-08-19 ca.

Description: View from rocky shoreline of a sun setting through thin clouds over Lake Michigan. A pier juts out over pilings on the right, and a far shoreline is along...

Date: 1970 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt outside the office doors for the Committee On Appropriations.

Date: 1964-08-20 ca.

Description: View of a dark forest with birch trees and stumps in the foreground. The forest is near the west harbor of Washington Island.


Rapid Transit Car

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of men and a boy pose near the rapid transit car labeled, "Aileen" and "Hotel."

Date: 1968 

Description: Political campaign poster that features a drawing of Richard Nixon surrounded by contemporary celebrities and politicians in the center. He is wearing a bu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actress Audrey Hepburn, then a representative of UNICEF, visiting Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey in his office. She was in Washington to testify on b...

Date: 1905-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Slum-Xi-Ki (Bear Claw), Called Charlot, in native dress with horned headdress and ornaments. Part of Salishan and Flathead Tribes.

Date: 1900-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Paul Showeway with horned headdress and ornaments. Part of Waulatpuan and Cayuse Tribes


White House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across street of the White House from the north side. A small crane stands in front of the building, while scaffolding is on the roof. The top of the...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief of Loafer Band, Tasemke-Tokeco, called Paul Strange Horse, in native dress with peace medal, headdress, breastplate and holding ba...


Inauguration Day

Date: 1969-01-20 

Description: Elevated view of special guests leaving the platform after the inauguration of Richard Nixon. In the center can be seen Wisconsin Congressman Melvin Laird,...

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