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Apostle Islands Tour

Date: 1979
Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson, Dave Obey, and Secretary of the Interior Cecil Andrus, walk along a beach with a park ranger during a tour of the Apostle Islands....
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David R. Obey At Ice Age Trail Visitors Center

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Description: Informal portrait of Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey standing at an outdoor podium at the Ice Age Trail Visitors Center. Trees fill the background.
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Secretary Aspin

Date: December 21 1993
Description: Les Aspin (second from the right) served as Secretary of Defense during the administration of President Clinton. He is seen here at the Pentagon holiday pa...
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In La Follette's Shadow

Date: July 1972
Description: Congressman David R. Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson posed talking in front of the statue of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. in the National Statuary Hall in th...
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Obey and Proxmire

Date: June 1970
Description: Congressman David R. Obey and Senator William Proxmire outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. The photograph was taken for use in the campaign li...
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When the President Comes to Town

Date: 1979
Description: Congressman David Obey introduces a local resident (back to camera), to President Jimmy Carter. Many photographers stand around the edge of the group and a...
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When the President Comes to Town

Date: 1979
Description: President Jimmy Carter stands in the open rear passenger door of a car to wave to a crowd of spectators during a visit to Congressman David R. Obey's homet...
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President Jimmy Carter

Date: 1979
Description: President Jimmy Carter speaks to a small group of well wishers while Congressman David R. Obey looks on. Photographers are in the crowd. The space is decor...
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Pro-Life Demonstrators

Date: 1979
Description: A group of pro-life demonstrators holding protest signs assembled to greet President Jimmy Carter during a visit to Wausau. The group is confined behind ba...
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When the President Comes to Town

Date: 1979
Description: Press photographers set up their equipment in the press area before they cover a visit by President Jimmy Carter. A scoreboard hangs on the wall in the bac...
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Welcome Peace President Jimmy Carter

Date: 1979
Description: President Jimmy Carter's visit meant extra duty for the local police force. An elevated sign in the background reads "Newman High School, Welcome, Peace Pr...
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"Just a Little Joke, Mr. President"

Date: 1979
Description: During his remarks, Senator Gaylord Nelson, who is standing at the podium, cracks a joke, apparently at the President's expense. Wisconsin dignitaries to t...
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When the President Comes to Town

Date: 1979
Description: President Jimmy Carter waves to the audience who had come to hear him speak. Standing next to the President is Congressman David R. Obey and his family. Se...
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Onboard Air Force One

Date: March 31 1979
Description: Onboard Air Force One with President Jimmy Carter are Wisconsin Congressman Henry Reuss (left), Joan Obey, and Congressman David R. Obey.
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Economic Promotion

Date: May 1973
Description: As part of a national economic development program for northern Wisconsin, former baseball star Ted Williams, then a representative of a fishing tackle com...
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Christmas Tree from Wisconsin

Date: 1983
Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing below the C) greets a delegation from Wisconsin that accompanied the official Capitol Christmas Tree cut in the Chequam...
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Capitol Christmas Tree

Date: 1983
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. The tree was cut in the Chequamegon National F...
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Appropriations Bill Signing

Date: November 13 1997
Description: President Bill Clinton signing the FY 1998 Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriation Bill. Behind the President are Vice President Al Gore and Wisconsin Cong...
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Budget Conference

Date: 1979
Description: An emergency budget cutting session, under the watchful eye of the press. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey is at the far right of the table. Opposite hi...
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Welcome to Appropriations

Date: February 1970
Description: Congressman George Mahon of Texas, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, welcomes newly-appointed Congressman David R. Obey to the committee and...

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