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U.S. Capitol paintings. Washington in House chamber

U.S. Capitol frescoes. Fresco in House chamber in U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol paintings. Lafayette in House chamber

U.S. Capitol frescoes. Fresco in House chamber in U.S. Capitol

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, detail, ceiling over rostrum

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, vertical to balcony

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, sharp view, side balcony

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, pillar and rail

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, detail, ceiling over rostrum

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, sharp view, side balcony

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, vertical to balcony

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, general view

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, general view

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, detail ceiling frieze

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, pillar and rail

Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. House chamber, detail ceiling frieze

MAKING SOME HISTORY. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, STANDING ON THE ROSTRUM OF THE HOUSE CHAMBER, MAKES A BIT OF HISTORY BY APPEARING BEFORE A JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS TO DELIVER A VETO OF THE PATMAN BONUS BILL. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME SUCH ACTION WAS TAKEN BY A PRESIDENT, AND MARKS A NEW HIGH FOR PRESIDENTIAL VETOES OF THE VETERAN BONUS LEGISLATION. VICE PRESIDENT GARNER, SEATED LEFT UNDER THE FLAG, AND SPEAKER JOE BYRNS, SEEM VERY IMPRESSED

Throng at opening session. Washington, D.C., Jan. 5. Part of the huge crowd outside the House chamber waiting for admittance to view the opening of the 75th session. Tickets were at a premium

Senatorial shave. Washington, D.C., Jan. 6. Senator Fred H. Brown, new Democratic Senator from New Hampshire, gets a last minute shave before going in the House chamber to hear President Roosevelt address the joint session

Republican House Leader praises Speaker Bankhead as 76th Congress convenes. Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Speaker William Bankhead, left, was today characterized as a 'great American' by Republican House Leader Joseph W. Martin, Jr., right, in a short address before the 76th Congress when it convened. The two legislators are shown as they entered the House chamber, 1339

House Democratic leaders holding post mortem of caucus today. Washington, D.C., Jan. 2. After a two hour session in the House chamber this afternoon, the Democratic Caucus broke up and the results were: Patrick Boland, Pennsylvania, House Whip; William B. Bankhead, Speaker; Sam Rayburn, Texas, Majority Leader; and John W. McCormick, Chairman of the Caucus. The results were surprising to nobody, 1239

House doors ready for Congressional opening. Washington, D.C., Jan. 2. Joseph J. Sinnott, doorkeeper of the House of Representatives, makes a final inspection of the huge doors leading to the House Chamber to be sure there will be no hitch in their opening when the third session of the 76th Congress convenes tomorrow

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Justinian medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Maimonides medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Tribonian medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Suleiman medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Robert Joseph Pothier medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Maimonides medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Edward the First medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Napoleon medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Maimonides medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Solon medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Napoleon medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Hammurabi i.e. Shamash medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Papinian medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Lycurgus medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Suleiman medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Alfonso the Wise medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. George Mason medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Robert Joseph Pothier medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Papinian medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Louis the Ninth medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Innocent the Third medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Sir William Blackstone medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. George Mason medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Moses medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Hugo Grotius medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Tribonian medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Gregory the Ninth medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Alfonso the Wise medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Moses medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Louis the Ninth medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Simon de Montfort medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Robert Joseph Pothier medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Napoleon medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Suleiman medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Moses medallion III

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Papinian medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Gaius medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Louis the Ninth medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Solon medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Simon de Montfort medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Thomas Jefferson medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Thomas Jefferson medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Lycurgus medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Innocent the Third medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Maimonides medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Jean Baptise Colbert medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Simon de Montfort medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Alfonso the Wise medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Sir William Blackstone medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Jean Baptise Colbert medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Justinian medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Tribonian medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Hammurabi medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Sir William Blackstone medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Papinian medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Alfonso the Wise medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Simon de Montfort medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Lycurgus medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Tribonian medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Gregory the Ninth medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Moses medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Solon medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Edward the First medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Robert Joseph Pothier medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Gaius medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Hugo Grotius medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. George Mason medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Gaius medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. George Mason medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Innocent the Third medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Napoleon medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Jean Baptise Colbert medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Lycurgus medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Jean Baptise Colbert medallion II

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Louis the Ninth medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Moses medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Solon medallion I

Statues and sculpture over the door of the gallery of House chamber, U.S. Capitol. Thomas Jefferson medallion II

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