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To the Senators and Representatives of the United States of America. Legislators! It is much easier to prevent an injury than to correct it! The eyes of the world are upon you. Every word that escapes you has in it the seeds of life or death ...

Col. Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky / Hoffay ; A.A. Hoffay, pinxt. & lithog. ; printed by Dorival.

Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Senator from New-York / from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich, Washington City ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lithr., Philada.

A. Mouton. Senator from Louisiana / from life on stone by Chas. Fenderich ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lith., Philada.

United States Senate / M. B. Brady.

Brady's political photography

[Benjamin Harrison or a senator named C. D.]

[Henry Laurens Dawes, senator of Mass., three-quarters length portrait, seated, facing right]

Key to Powell & Co's. photographs of Abraham Lincoln, Hannibal Hamlin and the Senators and Representatives who voted "aye" on the resolution ... to amend the constitution of the United States so as to prohibit slavery Passed in Senate, April 8, 1864. Passed in House of Representatives, Jan. 31, 1865.

The ladies' gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. The gentlemen's gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. / / Bgms [or Brgms], from a sketch by E. Jump.

Impeachment - Thaddeus Stevens and John A. Bingham before the Senate / sketched by Theodore R. Davis.

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lusty moor hath leap'd into my seat : the thought whereof doth like a poisonous mineral gnaw my inwards." -- Othello / Th. Nast.

Washington, D.C.--the inauguration--scene in the Senate chamber at the Capitol--swearing in the vice-president / from a sketch by James E. Taylor.

Senator Peffer's vs. Supreme Court

Garfield's bond of friendship for the unfriendly senators / SC.

A dreadful attack of "presidential fever" in the U.S. Senate / F. Opper.

"It costs money to fix things" --C.P. Huntington / F. Opper.

An artist's rambles in Washington - No. 3: the Senate lobby and the floor of the House / from sketches by a staff artist.

50th Congress Ohio delegation / Brady & Handy Photo Wash D.C.

50th Congress Illinois delegates / Brady & Handy Photo Wash D.C.

Senator Ottun and Family, Round Valley, Custer Count, Nebraska.

"Senatorial courtesy" / Dalrymple.

Throw 'em out! / J. Keppler.

In his second childhood / C.J. Taylor.

A senate for revenue only / Dalrymple.

Where is the difference? / Dalrymple.

The "peanut" Hagenbeck and his "senatorial courtesy" animal show / C.J. Taylor.

Next!! / Dalrymple.

The only thing that would scare our thick-skinned senators / C.J. Taylor.

Even worse than he thought / Dalrymple.

Shrunk to their proper size at last - an edifying sight in the United States Senate / Keppler.

Old jokes in new political clothes / C.J. Taylor ; F. Opper.

"The right man in the right place" / F.M.H.

Pennsylvania's disgrace / Dalrymple.

Illinois Senate in session, 40 General Assembly, May 6, 1897

The business man's perpetual nightmare / Dalrymple.

"We won't do a thing to it!" / Dalrymple.

"He that entereth not by the door--" / Keppler.

In the Senate, March 25, 1898--Reading the President's message on the destruction of the "Maine" / drawn by W.A. Rogers.

[Senator Addison Gardner Foster, Republican from Washington, seated with a newspaper]

Has she got him at last? / Keppler.

New York's new senator / Dalrymple.

Ex-state senator Otto Mutz farm near Springview, Keya Paha County, Nebraska.

[Minnesota Senate]

"The overshadowing Senate" / J.S. Pughe.

The real objection to Smoot / Keppler.

President Roosevelt's inauguration, March 4, 1905 The President's address to the Senators.

The political Barbara Frietchie / J.S. Pughe.

Kansas Senate, 1905

The national bird of prey / J.S. Pughe.

The making of a senator / Keppler.

Back from Bololand / L.M. Glackens.

Illinois Senate, 1905

Indiana Senate, 1905

A herculean task / J.S. Pughe.

The recent flurry in the Senate / J.S. Pughe.

79 varieties. Depew: If I get out of these by the time I am 72 I will be able to do my real work in the Senate

The thick-skin variety / Kep.

Commencement day in the senate / Keppler.

All time heap much trouble, wow!! / Keppler.

Senator Frank B. Brandegee

[Frank B. Brandegee, Republican senator from Connecticut, half-length portrait, seated in his office]

[William E. Brock, senator from Tennessee, half-length studio portrait, facing slightly left] / A.W. Judd.

TR with Rough Rider friends /

[Thomas Pryor Gore (left), Democratic senator from Oklahoma, full-length portrait, seated in office with his secretary(?)]

"Here's your hat! What's your hurry?" / K.

[Sen. Asle J. Gronna, half-length portrait, standing, facing right]

The easiest way out of it / Frank A. Nankivell.

The present sultan and Haji [sic] Butu - he has since been elected senator from Sulu of the Philipp[...]

[Sen. Thomas P. Gore, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly right]

[Sen. Harry Lane, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left]

[Senator Borah of Idaho]

TR in New Mexico, 1916 /

TR's reception in Albuquerque, N.M., 1916 /

Sen. Reed Smoot & Heber J. Grant, Pres. of Mormon Church

Sen. Reed Smoot & Heber J. Grant, Pres. of Mormon Church

Senator Hiram Johnson

"Death to Quezon!" is heard in Manila ... the battle cry of the Radical party in a mass meeting of 1,000 persons in the Manila Opera House here. Manuel Quezon ... president of the Philippine Senate and head of the independence mission which was in the U.S. this year, is also leader of the mission which will sail for the U.S. on December 5th. He has been widely attacked because of a compromise plan he has suggested, calling for a period of autonomy and free trade prior to the granting of full independence.

Senator Hiram Johnson

Senator Hiram Johnson

Sen. Hiram Johnson

Sen. Hiram Johnson

Sen. Hiram Johnson

Senators buying liberty bonds

Senator Lodge

Senator Jones

Senator Lodge

[Hiram Warren Johnson California senator (right), and William Edgar Borah, Idaho Senator (left), full-length portrait, standing]

House Indian affairs committee

[Left to Right: Senators McCumber, Curtis, Calder, Lodge, Harding, Brahdegee, New, Capper, Phipps, Sutherland. Republican Senators leaving Washington immediately after the adjournment of Congress, June 5, 1920 to attend the Rep. Nat. Conv. at Chicago]

Senator Pat Harrison

Senator Howard Sutherland

Senator Freylinghuysen congratulates Betty Gram on New Jersey's ratification, Feb. 1920.

Sen. P.G. Gerry

Senator Calder & Sen. Harding

House Indian affairs committee

Jm. B. Payne, Moreven Thompson, Secty. Houston, Senator Saulsbury

Senator Saulsbury (Golf)

Sen. Gary & Senator Henderson

Sen. Saulsbury (Golf)