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George Baillie to Virginia Congressional Delegates, May 21, 1723. Pay Warrant.

George Baillie to Virginia Congressional Delegates, May 21, 1723. Pay ...

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Unknown to James Madison, June, 1790. Note on Pennsylvania Congressional Delegates.

Unknown to James Madison, June, 1790. Note on Pennsylvania Congression...

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To the freeholders of the Congressional district composed of the counties of Spotsylvania, Orange, Louisa and Madison. Fellow citizens: In compliance with the wishes of some of the inhabitants of the district, I inform you of my intention to bec

To the freeholders of the Congressional district composed of the count...

Political campaign.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 182, Folder 1.

Circular--- No. IV. To the voters of the second Congressional district of Tennessee. Fellow-Citizens:- When I wrote my "Circular- No. III" I suspected that Mr. Lea would delay the publication of his answer to so late a period that I should not h

Circular--- No. IV. To the voters of the second Congressional district...

Political campaign.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 27.

To the voters of the eighth Congressional district. Fellow Citizens: it has become necessary for me to publish a circular, in addition to the one already before the people for the purpose of correcting some erroneous impressions which have been

To the voters of the eighth Congressional district. Fellow Citizens: i...

Imprint 2.; Political campaign. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 26.

Democratic celebration of the third Congressional district. Regular toasts. [13 toasts including toasts to Andrew Jackson, President of the U. S. Martin Van Buren, Vice-president, Pennsylvania and Henry A. Muhlenberg,] [n. p. 183- ].
Fourth appeal to the free and independent voters of Congressional district No. 9 ... Holliston, July 20th, 1833.

Fourth appeal to the free and independent voters of Congressional dist...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 56, Folder 2.

To the voters of the fifth Congressional district of Indiana. Composed of the Counties of Fayette, Wayne, Union, Henry, Randolph, Delaware, Grant, Huntingdon, Allen and La Grange ... Jonathan M'Carty. Washington City, March 5th, 1835.

To the voters of the fifth Congressional district of Indiana. Composed...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 195, Folder 16.

Supplement to the Globe. Prospectus of the Congressional Globe. Washington City October 1, 1835.

Supplement to the Globe. Prospectus of the Congressional Globe. Washin...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 195, Folder 23. Copy scanned: 2

Antimasonic address to the anti-masonic voters of Norfolk County and the ninth Congressional district of Massachusetts. [1835?].

Antimasonic address to the anti-masonic voters of Norfolk County and t...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 56, Folder 17.

The truth: or, A review of a circular addressed "To the electors of the Western Congressional district." [184-].
A map showing the Congressional districts of Massachusetts as established by the Act of Sept. 16, 1842 /

A map showing the Congressional districts of Massachusetts as establis...

Includes table showing district populations and cities and towns. Lacks upper left hand, lower left hand, and lower right hand corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

To the independent voters of the Congressional districts of Barnwell, Richland, Lexington and Orangeburg:-- Fellow citizens: The Hon. S. H. Butler having resigned his seat in Congress, you will be called on the choose a representative, on the fi

To the independent voters of the Congressional districts of Barnwell, ...

On verso: Mss div. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 172, Folder 50.

To the electors of the Western Congressional district. The Hon. Wilkins Updike, of South Kingstown, is now a candidate to represent you in the next Congress of the United States ... A Citizens of Narragansett. [1847].

To the electors of the Western Congressional district. The Hon. Wilkin...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 170, Folder 23.

Specimen of index to reports of committees & executive documents, from the first to the thirtieth Congress inclusive. Navy ... The above outline of my plan for an index to the Congressional documents contemplated and proposed in my memorial to b

Specimen of index to reports of committees & executive documents, from...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 199, Folder 14.

To the Whigs of the first Congressional district. The undersigned, Whigs of the Town of Hartford, being convinced that the late convention held in this city, to nominate a Whig candidate for the First Congressional District, did not, in its comp

To the Whigs of the first Congressional district. The undersigned, Whi...

Political campaign. Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 8, Folder 35.

Congressional row, in the U. S. House of Representatives, midnight of Friday, February 5th, 1858

Congressional row, in the U. S. House of Representatives, midnight of ...

U.S. representatives fighting. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 5, 1858 Feb. 20, p. 177.

Illinois 9th Congressional District, November 1858  (Statement of the vote of Ninth Congressional District for the President in 1856 and Congressman in 1858)
Abraham Lincoln, November 1858  (List of Votes by County, Illinois Ninth Congressional District, 1856 and 1858)
A Congressional Scene

A Congressional Scene

Caricature of Sen. Dan. Clark speaking on Senate floor holding cup of tea and sandwich.

The real "irrepressible conflict"--[See Congressional debates]

The real "irrepressible conflict"--[See Congressional debates]

Two men fighting in front of sign pointing way to White House. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, no. 156 (1859 Dec. 24), p. 832.

The cost of a rebel peace. Plain words for working-men ... New York. Printed for the Union Executive Congressional committee by John A. Gray & Green [186-?].

The cost of a rebel peace. Plain words for working-men ... New York. P...

On verso: {stamp} Library of Congress City of Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; P... More

Congressional surgery. Legislative quackery

Congressional surgery. Legislative quackery

A rare anti-North satire, probably dealing with either the Crittenden Compromise or the Douglas Compromise. Proposed in December 1860 in the form of several constitutional amendments, the former called for rest... More

To the voters of the third Congressional district, composed of the Counties of Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, Duplin, Wayne, Johnston and Sampson. Fellow-Citizens:- I am a candidate for your suffrages, at the election to be held on the first W
Circular. Fellow-citizens of the fifteenth Congressional district. Traitors in arms seek to overthrow our constitution and to seize our Capital. Let us go and help to defend them .... Jas. B. McKean. Saratoga Springs, Aug. 21, 1861.

Circular. Fellow-citizens of the fifteenth Congressional district. Tra...

On verso: Circular from James B. McKean, Aug 21, 1811. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Port... More

Robert E. Kelly to John G. Nicolay, Tuesday, March 18, 1862  (Telegram regarding Congressional bill)
Provost Marshal's office, First Congressional district, State of Massachusetts. New Bedford, July 13, 1863. The Board of enrollment hereby announces that between the hours of two and four P. M., daily, up to the day when the drafted men are orde

Provost Marshal's office, First Congressional district, State of Massa...

Gift, Mr. L. R. Gifford. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 70, Folder 12.

North Carolina Citizens of 2nd Congressional District to Abraham Lincoln, September 1863  (Petition requesting representation in Congress)
Presidential campaign of 1864. Union Congressional Executive Committee.

Presidential campaign of 1864. Union Congressional Executive Committee...

Includes list of 15 documents to be distributed. No. 7 is entitled, 'What Lincoln's Administration has done.'

Edward D. Townsend to Edwin M. Stanton, Saturday, June 11, 1864  (Congressional investigation of General Samuel R. Curtis)
Bradford Argus. Towanda, Pa. Thursday, October 6, 1864. For President Abraham Lincoln. For Vice President Andrew Johnson ... To the electors of the 13th Congressional District of the State of Pennsylvania ... H. W. Tracy.
Abraham Lincoln to Congress, [February 8, 1865]  (Congressional resolution regarding electoral college)
To the people of the 7th Congressional District of North Carolina. Fellow Citizens: Circumstances having rendered upon me to become a candidate to represent the people of this district to the next Congress of the United States ... I deem it just

To the people of the 7th Congressional District of North Carolina. Fel...

Political campaign. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 135, Folder 19.

Let the American people ponder. Ku-Klux diabolism. Eleven pregnant facts brought to light by the Congressional investigating committee. Its Democratic paternity, its hellish features and party purpose. [n.p. 1867?].
[Full page of advertisements and a political cartoon "Preparing for the heated term; King Andy and his man Billy lay in a great stock of Russian ice in order to cool down the Congressional majority";  caricature of Pres. Andrew Johnson and Sec. of State William Seward carrying huge iceberg of "Russian America" in a wheelbarrow "treaty"; refers to Seward's purchase of Alaska in Dec. 1866]
The Ku-Klux reign of terror. Synopsis of a portion of the testimony taken by the Congressional investigating committee. No. 5. [n. p. 1872].
[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library"), Washington, D.C. Section, circular reading room]
[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library"), Washington, D.C. Front elevation]
[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library Building"), Washington, D.C. View of stair hall]
[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library Building"), Washington, D.C. View of stair hall]
[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library"), Washington, D.C. Line perspective of front and side elevations]
[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library"), Washington, D.C. Front elevation] / A.R. Esty archt.

[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library"), Washington, D.C. Front...

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: Unbuilt Washington, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2011-May 2012. Conservation control number 004069.JC.

Congressional Library, U.S. Capitol
The Congressional Districts of South Carolina as "Gerrymandered" by the Democracy in 1882.

The Congressional Districts of South Carolina as "Gerrymandered" by th...

Districts indexed by color. Mounted on cloth. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Congressional cracksmen / J. Keppler.

Congressional cracksmen / J. Keppler.

Print shows "Policeman Puck" and Uncle Sam investigating a robbery at the U.S. Treasury, a safe has been broken into and a barrel labeled "150,000,000 $ Surplus" is empty; there is a hole in the floor which lea... More

Congressional contempt / F. Opper.

Congressional contempt / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a "Republican" Congressman ice skating with a "Monopolist" on the "Capitol Skating Pond", together they hold a stick labeled "Money Interests"; skating nearby is a man labeled "Democracy". Be... More

... For Congress Theodore Lyman ... To the voters of the Ninth Congressional district. [Boston, 1884].

... For Congress Theodore Lyman ... To the voters of the Ninth Congres...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 76, Folder 30. Copy scanned: 1

Sign for the honor of Washington. The Washington monument is to be dedicated February 22, 1885, and the rites of the Masonic Lodge - though once excluded - are to be performed by permission of the Congressional Committee ... This distinction sho

Sign for the honor of Washington. The Washington monument is to be ded...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 207, Folder 29.

Young men! vote for Edgar Tehune for Congress - First district ... To the young men of the first Congressional district ... Edgar Tehune. [Chicago? Ill., 1886].

Young men! vote for Edgar Tehune for Congress - First district ... To ...

Title.; Political campaign. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 30a.

Congressional Library south book stack

Congressional Library south book stack

Photograph by the L.C. Handy Studio. No. 35.

Congressional Library, the entrance pavilion / Handy phot.

Congressional Library, the entrance pavilion / Handy phot.

Photograph shows an exterior view from 1st Street near Independence Ave. of the front entrance pavilion of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Title from item. Exhibited: "Capitol Visitor ... More

Study not used for Anarchy in Congressional Library Washington

Study not used for Anarchy in Congressional Library Washington

Study drawing shows the figure of Anarchy, facing right holding her torch, sitting atop rubble and a smoking bomb. The mural Anarchy was installed in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress in 1896.

Elihu Vedder - Design for Minerva Congressional Library

Elihu Vedder - Design for Minerva Congressional Library

Study drawing shows full-length design for mosaic of Minerva facing right, with a staff in her right hand and a scroll in her left. The mosaic of Minerva was installed in the Jefferson Building of the Library o... More

Elihu Vedder - Study Minerva Washington Congressional Library

Elihu Vedder - Study Minerva Washington Congressional Library

Drawing shows bust and shoulders of Minerva facing right, and above her left an arm holding a scroll. This is a study for the mosaic of Minerva installed in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress in ... More

Minerva, design for a mosaic by Elihu Vedder, Congressional Library, Washington

Minerva, design for a mosaic by Elihu Vedder, Congressional Library, W...

Photo of Design for mosaic for the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building showing Minerva holding spear and scroll, with winged statue, rain, and portrait medallion in lower right corner. Copley print co... More

Congressional Library. Shakespeare

Congressional Library. Shakespeare

Photo shows the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 9. Title from item.

Congressional Library. View looking north through grand stair hall, from south corridor / Handy, ph.

Congressional Library. View looking north through grand stair hall, fr...

Photo shows the Great Hall in the Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 5. Title from item.

The book-delivery system at the Congressional Library, Washington / drawn by G.W. Peters, Washington, D.C.

The book-delivery system at the Congressional Library, Washington / dr...

Four illustrations showing: the distributing desk in the center of the rotunda; book-stack elevator; underground book trolley running from the Library to the Capitol; and sending and receiving station to the un... More

Congressional Library. Public reading room

Congressional Library. Public reading room

Photo shows the Main Reading Room of the newly built Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 21. Title from item.

U.S. Congressional Library. Senate reading room

U.S. Congressional Library. Senate reading room

Photo shows the interior of the newly built Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 23. Title from item.

Congressional Library. In the gallery

Congressional Library. In the gallery

Photo shows the statues in the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 10. Title from item.

The entrance hall of the new Congressional Library, Washington, D.C. / drawn by G.W. Peters.

The entrance hall of the new Congressional Library, Washington, D.C. /...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1897 March 27, p. 312.

Congressional Library. Looking n.w. from south vault / Handy, ph. .

Congressional Library. Looking n.w. from south vault / Handy, ph. .

Photo shows the Great Hall area of the Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 12. Title from item.

U.S. Congressional Library. Stairway to gallery / Handy, photo.

U.S. Congressional Library. Stairway to gallery / Handy, photo.

Photo shows the Great Hall in the Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 4. Title from item.

Congressional Library. Beethoven statue in the gallery, public reading room

Congressional Library. Beethoven statue in the gallery, public reading...

Photo shows the Main Reading Room in the Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 6. Title from item.

Congressional Library. Corridor south of main entrance

Congressional Library. Corridor south of main entrance

Photo shows interior of the newly built Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 14. Title from item.

Congressional Library. Grand staircase

Congressional Library. Grand staircase

Photo shows the Great Hall in the Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 2. Title from item.

Congressional Library. Mantle, Law, in special reading room, H. of R.

Congressional Library. Mantle, Law, in special reading room, H. of R.

Photo shows fireplace and mosaic panel by Frederick Dielman entitled "Law," in House Members Room, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.... More

Congressional Library. Grand stair hall

Congressional Library. Grand stair hall

Photo shows the Great Hall in the Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 3. Title from item.

Congressional Library. Main vestibule

Congressional Library. Main vestibule

Photo shows interior of the newly built Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 17. Title from item.

Congressional Library. Corridor north of main entrance

Congressional Library. Corridor north of main entrance

Photo shows interior of the newly built Library of Congress. In album: Congressional Library, Washington, D.C., p. 15. Title from item.

Congressional Library--Detail of fountain. Washington DC sterescope card, 19th century.

Congressional Library--Detail of fountain. Washington DC sterescope ca...

Detail of Neptune Fountain, Library of Congress. 45882 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 179.

TVA questioner. Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. Rep. Charles A. Wolverton, Republican of New Jersey and member of the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating TVA, is proving to be an adroit questioner of witnesses appearing now before the Committee at the Capitol
Speaker Bankhead instructs rookie class of Congressmen. Washington, D.C., Jan. 12. With Speaker Bankhead as the teacher, the freshmen class of Congressmen were given their first lesson on lawmaking today. Future classes for the new Congressmen will be held from time to time during the session with Congressional leaders acting as instructors
Congressional leaders at celebration of California Orange Week
TVA questioner. Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. Rep. Charles A. Wolverton, Republican of New Jersey and member of the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating TVA, is proving to be an adroit questioner of witnesses appearing now before the Committee at the Capitol
At farm conference. Washington D.C. Opening a conference with more than 50 Farm leaders to frame a long-term federal farm program, Secretary of Agriculture is shown with Congressional Agricultural leaders, Senator Ellison D. Smith, Democrat of South Carolina, and Rep. Marvin Jones, Democrat of Texas. (right)
Cabinet members observe anniversary of president's inauguration. Washington, D.C., March 4. Congressional leaders, cabinet members and intimates of the president attended services at St. John's Episcopal Church today in observance of his first inauguration. Pictured here are Secretary of State Cordell Hull and Mrs. Hull
James Roosevelt before Tax Evasion Committee. Washington D.C., July 13. James Roosevelt, the President's son and Secretary appeared unexpectedly today before Joint Congressional Committee on Tax Evasion to deny "emphatically" assertions by Rep. Hamilton Fish, R. of New York that he has used tax law loopholes. Roosevelt said "I want to say that neither now nor at any time have I had any connection with any foreign personal holding company." Roosevelt is shown as he made the statements on the witness stand [...]
President confers with advisory business council. Washington D.C. Members of the Advisory Business Council operating in cooperation with Secretary of Commerce Roper met with President Roosevelt at the White House today. Matters discussed at the meeting were not made public but It is believed that pending Congressional legislation was one of the topics. In the photograph, left to right: Laverill Harriman, Clay Williams, Gen. R.E. Wood, George Meade, Chairman of the Council; and Delancey Kounyze
N.Y. Solon works out. Washington D.C., Daily workouts in the House gymnasium keep Rep. Hamilton Fish, Republican of New York, in tiptop physical shape during Congressional sessions. Rep. Fish, former football star during his undergraduate days at Harvard, still appears as if he could step into a football lineup on a minute's notice
Son of President Roosevelt before Tax Evasion Committee. Washington D.C., July 13. James Roosevelt, son and Secretary of President Roosevelt, who appeared before the Join Congressional Tax Evasion Committee today to deny "emphatically" assertions by Rep. Hamilton Fish, R. of New York that he has used tax law loopholes, Roosevelt is shown surrounded by newpapermen just before taking the witness stand
Chief Counsel. Washington, D.C., Nov. 15. Francis Biddle, Chief Counsel for the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating the Tennessee Valley Authority, pictured as he questioned witnesses today when the public hearings were resumed
Praises work of TVA in combating disease. Washington, D.C., Nov. 15. Surgeon General Thomas Parran was the first witness today as the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating the Tennessee Valley Authority resumed it's public hearing at the Capitol. While praising the TVA for the work it has done in combating disease, Dr. Parran termed the south 'the nation's no. 1 health problem.' He said the south had the 'fewest physicians' per capita, the fewest hospitals, and the highest death rate
Grand Staircase from Vestibule, Congressional Library, Washington, D.C.

Grand Staircase from Vestibule, Congressional Library, Washington, D.C...

Stereo copyrighted by Alfred S. Campbell. No. 273 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Stairways; Photog. I.; DC, Wash. LC Int. Misc.; Geogr.; Shelf.

Ready for her radio fling. Washington, D.C., May 4. Four year old Nancy Anderson, daughter of Rep. and Mrs. John Z. Anderson, will make her radio debut Saturday on the third annual Congressional Children's Broadcast over a national NBC hook-up, sponsored by the Congressional Club. Children of all ages and playing all types of musical instruments will participate in the program
Denies TVA flood control plan did not work. Washington, D.C., Dec. 2. Appearing before the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating TVA, Theodore B. Parker, Chief TVA Engineer, denied charges of republican members of the Committee that the TVA flood control did not work. Frequent squabbles between House and Senate members of the Committee occurred as Parker was questioned
Sen. Taft returns for Congressional opening. Washington, D.C., Jan. 2. Back from a swing around the country on which he said he learned that 'sentiment against the New Deal is constantly rising,' Senator Robert A. Taft, Republican of Ohio, today told reporters the neutrality zone policy 'tends to involve us in disputes with other nations that might conceivably lead to war.' He added that attempts by the U.S. and other American countries to enforce a security zone around North and South American are perfectly indefensible and ridiculous
Originator of Solon's favorite game. Washington D.C. Pete Henderson, Physical Director of the House of Representatives Gymnasium, originated the game of "paddle ball", favorite sport of Congressional members these days. The game is played with the inside of a regulation tennis ball. Henderson is shown stripping the hard cover off one of the balls
South nation's No. 1 health problem Surgeon General tells congressional committee. Washington, D.C., Nov. 15. In this huddle discussing health problems facing the TVA are Senator Vic Donahey, democrat, Chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Surgeon General Thomas Parran, right, who was the first witness as the Committee resumed public hearings today. While terming the south the national's No. 1 health problem, Dr. Parran praised the TVA for the work it has done in combating disease
Calif. oranges. Congressional leaders at celebration of California orange week
To be new house minority leader. Washington, D.C., Dec. 2. Republican leaders in town awaiting the opening Congress said today that Rep. John W. Martin Jr., of Mass., Chairman of the Republican Congressional Committee, will be elected House Minority Leader to succeed Rep. Bertrant N. Snell of New York, who did not seek re-election. A canvass, reportedly already made, will give him the support of 125 of the 170 republican members of the next House
New Congressional faces. Washington, D.C., Dec. 11. These new faces will represent New Jersey in the Senate and House: Senator William H. Smathers (left) and Rep. Elmer H. Wene, both democrats. They were in Washington to present their credentials to Vice President Garner. Smathers succeeds Senator Warren Barbour, Republican, while Rep. Wene will take the seat of the veteran Rep. Isaac Bacharach of Atlantic City. Rep. Wene will be the first Democrat since 1912 to represent the second district in Congress
Congressional leaders confer with President on Neutrality Bill. Washington, D.C., July 5. President Roosevelt today called in majority leaders of the House and Senate to urge them to throw out the arms embargo clause of the Neutrality Bill which passed the House last week. The president's new proposal for a 3 billion lending program was also discussed. Leaving the White House and talking to reporters are Rep. Sam Rayburn, majority leader of the House, and Senator Alben Barkley, majority leader of the Senate
Congressional group at celebration of California Orange Festival
To be new house minority leader. Washington, D.C., Dec. 2. Republican leaders in town awaiting the opening Congress said today that Rep. John W. Martin Jr., of Mass., Chairman of the Republican Congressional Committee, will be elected House Minority Leader to succeed Rep. Bertrant N. Snell of New York, who did not seek re-election. A canvass, reportedly already made, will give him the support of 125 of the 170 republican members of the next House
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
Denies TVA flood control plan did not work. Washington, D.C., Dec. 2. Appearing before the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating TVA, Theodore B. Parker, Chief TVA Engineer, denied charges of republican members of the Committee that the TVA flood control did not work. Frequent squabbles between House and Senate members of the Committee occurred as Parker was questioned
Former TVA Chairman challenges fairness of TVA yardstick for power rates. Washington, D.C., Dec. 3. Former TVA Chairman Arthur E. Morgan today challenged the fairness of the TVA yardstick for power rates before the Joint Congressional Committee Investigating the Government's Power Program. Since he was 'fired' Morgan has conducted a personal study of TVA rates and allocations of costs of constructing the dams, on which the rates are based
Officials honor president's seventh year in White House. Washington, D.C., March 4.President Roosevelt begins his eighth year in the White House today. In observance of the anniversary of his inauguration the President attended services at St. John's Episcopal Church. Congressional leaders, cabinet members and intimates joined the President at prayer services. Secretary of War Harry Woodring and Mrs. Woodring are pictured here as they attended the services
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