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Frank Vaughan

Frank Vaughan

Casual seated portrait of correspondent for the N.Y. Herald. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-89. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1016) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Execution of Captain Henry Wirtz (i.e. Wirz), C.S.A. Newspaper reporters viewing the execution

Execution of Captain Henry Wirtz (i.e. Wirz), C.S.A. Newspaper reporte...

No. 756. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, location, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center fo... More

The reporters' gallery of the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. / sketched by Theodore R. Davis.

The reporters' gallery of the House of Representatives, Washington, D....

Print shows a large group of men standing in the reporters' gallery in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Capitol. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 12, no. 584 (1868 March 7), p. 145.

How the "Herald" does it / Zimmermantschikoff - Imperial nihilist St. P'sburgh.

How the "Herald" does it / Zimmermantschikoff - Imperial nihilist St. ...

Illustration shows Nicholas II and General Obruchev looking over a "War Map" spread on a table, with "Russia" on one side, "England" on the other, and "Afghanistan" between them; beneath the table, having come ... More

For decency's sake! / F. Opper.

For decency's sake! / F. Opper.

Illustration shows several reporters, for disreputable newspapers, such as "Reporter of the 'Daily Sewer'" and "Reporter for the 'Daily Garbage Barrel'", barred from entering a courthouse. Title from item. Capt... More

Reporters interviewing Mr. Depew / Drawn by T.V. Chominski after a sketch by T. Dart Walker.

Reporters interviewing Mr. Depew / Drawn by T.V. Chominski after a ske...

Reporters gathered around Depew on stairway at the 1892 Republican National Convention. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1892 June 18, p. 581.

The fin de siècle newspaper proprietor / F. Opper. Joseph Pulitzer

The fin de siècle newspaper proprietor / F. Opper. Joseph Pulitzer

Print shows a newspaper owner, possibly meant to be Joseph Pulitzer, sitting in a chair in his office next to an open safe where "Profits" are spilling out onto the floor; outside this scene are many newspaper ... More

"Blowing" himself around the country / J.S. Pughe.

"Blowing" himself around the country / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows William Jennings Bryan standing on the back of a railroad caboose using a bellows labeled "16 to 1" to blow paraphrased fragments from speeches at rural citizens as the train passes. Traveling with ... More

Mark A. Hanna, Senator from Ohio.  The Warwick of the administration [being interviewed by 2 reporters in U.S. Capitol; Negro carrying rick of firewood in left foreground]

Mark A. Hanna, Senator from Ohio. The Warwick of the administration [...

Half-tone repr. of drawing by Wm. A. Rogers. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1897 March 13), v. 41, p. 244. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Putting yellow journalism in its place / Keppler.

Putting yellow journalism in its place / Keppler.

Print shows General William R. Shafter holding up a diminutive newspaper reporter labeled "Yellow Journalism" and appears ready to drop him in the ocean. Title from item. Caption: The hero of Santiago has done ... More

Modern military tactics; - our major-general and his staff / Keppler.

Modern military tactics; - our major-general and his staff / Keppler.

Print shows General Nelson A. Miles, oversized, sitting at a desk, holding in his left hand a book titled "How to Become President [by] Gen. Miles", around him are many newspaper reporters and photographers, th... More

[Reporters of News Tribune (Detroit Tribune)]
[U.S.S. Chicago, Admiral Schley interviewing reporters]
President of Pan American Airways sees president. Washington, D.C., June 14. Following a conference with President Roosevelt, Juan Trippe, President of Pan American Airways, told reporters that his company is prepared to start Transpacific Air Service as soon as PMG Farely fixes a date for a first airmail flight
Rep. Christopher D. Sullivan leaving White House. Told reporters there was no basis to reports that he would resign as head of Tammany Hall
Jesse Jones holds first press conference since assuming new post. Washington, D.C., July 17. At his first press conference today after taking the oath as Federal Loan Administrator, Jesse Jones urged that Congress enact the new lending bill before it concludes its current session. Jones told reporters that immediate enactment of the bill was desirable because it would take 'a good time to get the program in operation'
White House visitor. Washington, D.C., Nov. 1. Frank Duffy, Democratic National committeeman from Vermont, leaving the White House today after a call on the President. Duffy told reporters he hoped Vermont would go democratic next year
Nesmen question Senate majority leader as he leaves the White House. Washington, D.C., July 17. Emerging from a White House conference with President Roosevelt today, Senate majority leader Alben Barkley announced to reporters that 'no decision had been reached' on the next move in the congressional deadlock over neutrality legislation. He indicated that he might try to keep Congress in session until action on neutrality legislation has been obtained
Sec. Perkins tells reporters 'No Progress.' Washington D.C. At the auto strike conference Secretary of Labor Mrs. Perkins told the reporters that "we are still in the stage of talking to interested parties" which interpreted as nothing has been done
Heads new Radio Correspondents Association. Washington, D.C., May 12. Fulton R. Lewis, Jr., was today elected president of the newly formed Radio Correspondents Association composed of radio news reporters, commentators, and correspondents. It was through the efforts of Lewis, a former Washington political writer, that radio news commentators recently gained the same recognition as accorded newspapermen by the White House, Senate, and House press galleries
Vice President and Speaker in jovial mood as they leave conference with President. Washington, D.C., Jan. 2. Leaving the White House today with Vice President Garner after a conference with President Roosevelt, Speaker of the House William B. Bankhead chuckles as he tells reporters he has never seen a more brotherly, affectionate greeting in all his life, than the one the Chief Executive extended the Vice President. Bankhead said President Roosevelt greeted Vice President Garner at the conference by singing 'Happy New Year to You'
Dewey holds press conference. Washington, D.C., Dec. 9. Thomas E. Dewey told reporters today that 'there is a bottom to every well' and the next President 'can balance the budget because he's got to balance it.' He added, ' On the basis of past records, a New Deal President would not balance the budget.' Dewey is in the Capital to attend the Gridiron dinner tonight
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
French and British Ambassadors confer with President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., June 15. The French and British ambassadors, Count Rene De Saint-Quentin, left, and Lord Lothian, respectively, leaving the White House today following a conference of more than an hour. The meeting 'cleared up some things in our minds' was the only statement the envoys would make to reporters. They also said the results of the conference would be made to their governments immediately
Black nomination approved by 13 to 4. Washington, D.C., Aug. 16. Senator Warren Austin of VT, left; and Senator Edward Burke, of Neb., right; talking with reporters after demanding Sen. Black of Ala. be questioned about his qualifications concerning the Supreme Court, the decisive vote came when Austin moved in the Senate Judiciary Comm. to delay action on the nomination pending further investigation of the legality of the appointment. The Black forces beat down that move by a vote 11 to five, making certain that the opposition headed for defeat [...]
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
Murphy holds press conference after nomination for Supreme Court. Washington, D.C., Jan. 4. Attorney General Frank Murphy was in a jovial mood today as he met reporters at a press conference following his nomination as a member of the United States Supreme Court
Social Security head in long conference with president. Washington, D.C., Nov. 16. Paul V. McNutt, Social Security Administrator, leaving the White House today after a conference with President Roosevelt at which they reviewed the social security structure. McNutt told reporters it would be unwise to predict what revisions might be requested or made in the next Congress
Discuss tax revision with president. Washington, D.C., Nov. 9. President Roosevelt today called a special meeting of the Government's tax experts at the White House. Leaving the meeting Rep. Robert L. Doughton, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, told reporters that tax revision and proposed farm levies were discussed with the President. Left to right: Daniel Bell, Director of the Budget; Rep. Fred Vinson of Kentucky, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee now studying tax revision; Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau; Roswell Magill, Undersecretary of the Treasury; and Rep. Robert L. Doughton.
Reporters quiz French and British ambassadors following their conference with president. Washington, D.C., June 15. Reporters and cameramen surround the French Ambassador Count Rene De Saint-Quentin, left, and British Ambassador Lord Lothian as they left the White House today following a requested conference with President Roosevelt. The envoys refused to amplify the statement 'the meeting cleared up a lot of things in our minds' which they made to the newsmen
House and Senate conferees agree on final draft of neutrality bill. Washington, D.C., Nov. 3. Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Key Rittman, sitting, and Rep. Sol Bloom, standing Chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee, as they outlined to reporters the final draft of the Neutrality Bill repealing the arms embargo as agreed upon by House and Senate conferees
Majority Leader at the press conference. Washington, D.C. Jan. 2. Senator Joe Robinson of Arkansas who is the majority leader of the Senate telling the reporters that Congress is going to regulate wages and hours even if necessary to pass a Constitutional amendment. Is this the rebirth of the N.R.A.?
Taft finds tearing the budget a difficult task. Washington, D.C., Jan. 2. Senator Robert A. Taft, Republican of Ohio, found tearing the budget a difficult task as he told reporters at a press conference today that it would take at least two years to balance the budget
If we have to make speeches until morning!' Austin on Senate filibuster. Washington, D.C., July 1. The Senate met at noon yesterday and kept going until 1:53 the next morning. Reason was that a republican bloc, opposed to allowing the President continued power to devalue the dollar and the Treasury to dip into the $2,000,000,000 stabilization fund, filibustered until midnight, at which time the power was supposed to lapse. Some opinion held that the power could again be granted, even after that time, so Senator Warren R. Austin told reporters that he had a list of 10 Senators who would speak if it held the Senate in session until dawn. The monetary authorization was, as was promised, 'talked to death'
America's lost link found. Washington, D.C., Oct. 14. Dr. Julian H. Steward, archeologist of the Smithsonian Institution, has just brought to Washington a skeleton of an infant which he discovered in a cave near Great Salt Lake, and which he believes will provide science with a missing link in the story of man in North America. While holding a section of the skeleton, Dr. Steward told reporters that the cave was first occupied soon after it became habitable 10,000 to 20,000 years ago
"Our office - my partner, Mr. Ensign at the desk, I in the corner"

"Our office - my partner, Mr. Ensign at the desk, I in the corner"

Photograph shows Jacob Riis, Amos Ensign, and unidentified man in their office at the New York Tribune police bureau, New York, New York. Title from item. Published in: The making of an American / by Jacob A. R... More

The imperial reporter / J.S. Pughe.

The imperial reporter / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows William II, German Emperor, interviewing J. Pierpont Morgan, who is sitting in a chair aboard the "Corsair"; William II has a long list labeled "What I want to know" of questions and wishes. ... More

The mention of Mr. Tagg's name in the social column attracts some gentlemen of the press : Mr. Tagg gracefully submits to an interview

The mention of Mr. Tagg's name in the social column attracts some gent...

(DLC/PP-1935:0140). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Snob's Progress, II," Life, 42:628-629 (Dec. 17, 1903).

Society reporters at Szchenyi wedding
Congressional reporters using dictaphones

Congressional reporters using dictaphones

3/4 length, holding mouthpiece and paper.

Congressional reporters using dictaphones

Congressional reporters using dictaphones

Half lgth., seated, holding mouthpiece. Photoprint copyrighted by Waldon Fawcett. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ph. Ind.; Dictaphones; Congress, U.S.; News reporters.

Congressional reporters using dictaphones

Congressional reporters using dictaphones

Full lgth., standing, right hand on dictaphone. Photoprint copyrighted by Waldon Fawcett. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ph. Ind.; Dictaphones; Congress, U.S... More

[Two Congressional reporters at work at desk]
Chang Singx [i.e., Chong Sing] arriving in New York, 6/22/09

Chang Singx [i.e., Chong Sing] arriving in New York, 6/22/09

Photograph shows a Chinese man, Chong (or Chang) Sing, implicated in the murder of Elsie Sigel, meeting with police and reporters upon arrival in New York City, New York. Bain News Service photograph. Title fro... More

Dist. Att'y Whitman & Reporters

Dist. Att'y Whitman & Reporters

Photograph shows Charles Seymour Whitman, District Attorney who later served as Governor of New York from January 1915 to December 1918. He was also delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916. (Sour... More

[Glider being prepared for flight by Orville and assistants; a number of reporters stand off to the right]

[Glider being prepared for flight by Orville and assistants; a number ...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 114. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy ... More

Roosevelt & reporters, Sagamore Hill

Roosevelt & reporters, Sagamore Hill

Photo shows President Theodore Roosevelt with reporters at his home, Sagamore Hill, Cove Neck, Long Island, New York. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Roosevelt & reporters, Sagamore
[Reporters at Polo Grounds, New York, during 1913 World Series (baseball)]
Reporters & crop report
[Theodore] Roosevelt & reporters - Syracuse

[Theodore] Roosevelt & reporters - Syracuse

Photograph shows President Theodore Roosevelt with reporters during his trial for libel in Syracuse, New York. Reporter James J. Montague from the Hearst newspapers is second from left in back row. (Source: Fli... More

Baseball Reporters
Alma Gluck posed for cameramen with reporters on ship
[Newspaper reporters listening through pipe for sounds of life at the scene of an aqueduct tunnel cave-in]

[Newspaper reporters listening through pipe for sounds of life at the ...

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1934:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as headpiece for: "Flash" by Guy W. Norton, Collier's weekly, 63:7 (Jan. 18, 1919).

He's out! he shouted.  You're sure? this is no flivver? ... All right, call me again in five minutes

He's out! he shouted. You're sure? this is no flivver? ... All right,...

(DLC/PP-1934:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Flash" by Guy W. Norton, Collier's weekly, 63:8 (Jan. 18, 1919).

[Newspaper reporter, possibly Little Joe Moore]
Sen. McNary tells press that Republican Senators want lending bill amended. Washington, D.C., July 20. Senate minority leader Charles McNary seated at the conference table with reporters as he announced results of a Republican conference this morning on Sen. Alben barkley's lending bill. 'The Republicans will offer amendments calculated to remove some of the unusual powers contained in the program, decrease the appropriations and approve the bill if at all possible', he said. Sen. Barkley announced that he had changed the name of his bill from 'the self-liquidating projects act' to 'works financing act', and chanced the term 'self-liquidating' to 'recoverable assests!' 'There isn't [...]
CIO Head calls on president. Washington, D.C., Dec. 19. CIO President John L. Lewis arriving at the White House today where he conferred for 20 minutes with President Roosevelt, he refused to discuss with reporters the nature of his visit but did say, however, that he as there at the president's invitation
[Crowd gathered behind a dead horse after the Wall Street explosion in front of the offices of J.P. Morgan; man, probably a reporter, writes in a notebook in the foreground]

[Crowd gathered behind a dead horse after the Wall Street explosion in...

Title devised by Library staff. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1971:022 c1 f5

Apostolic delegate sees reporters in new headquarters. Washington, D.C., April 20. The most Rev. Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, apostolic delegate to the U.S., received reporters and photographers for the first time today in his new quarters to which the staff recently moved. The new marble buildings is on 'Embassy Row' on upper Massachusetts Avenue here
Reporters question Rep. Mary Norton. Washington, D.C., July 22. Reporters besiege Rep. Mary T. Norton, Democrat of New Jersey, following her appearance today before the House Rules Committee in executive session. The purpose of the hearing was determine whether the highly controversial amendments offered by Rep. Barden, Democrat of North Carolina, should get right of way on the House floor. Rep. Norton is also the author of certain amendments to the wage-hour law which are not as controversial as those[...]
German Ambassador bades goodbye to newsmen. Washington, D.C., Nov. 22. Leaving the State Department today after paying a farewell call on Secretary of State Cordell Hull, German Ambassador Hans Dieckhoff bids goodbye to the newspaper reporters, many of whom have become his friend since covering the German Embassy during the recent German-Czech crisis. Ambassador Dieckhoff plans to sail for Germany on the Europa next Friday night
[President Coolidge standing with newspaper correspondents on lawn of the White House]

[President Coolidge standing with newspaper correspondents on lawn of ...

National Photo Company Collection. Item in album: v. 1, p. 12, no. 25893.

[President Coolidge posed with newspaper correspondents on lawn of the White House]

[President Coolidge posed with newspaper correspondents on lawn of the...

National Photo Company Collection. Item in album: v. 1, p. 12, no. 25904.

Pres. & Mrs. Coolidge and Sec. Slemp at ball game [...] White House reporters & photographers, 8/8/24
Pres. Coolidge with ball team of White House reporters and photographers, 8/8/24
Pres. & Mrs. Coolidge and Sec. Slemp, White House reporters & photographers ball game, 8/8/24
Secretary Denby surrounded by reporters at the White House as he announced he would not resign from the Cabinet as a result of the Tea Pot Dome investigation

Secretary Denby surrounded by reporters at the White House as he annou...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. In album: Washington, D.C., 1924, v. 1, Herbert E. French, National Photo Company. National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). No... More

Radio takes its place in press galleries. Washington, D.C., June 26. Radio, once regarded as a 'poor relative' of the press, now has its own section of the House and Senate galleries reserved for radio news gatherers. Through the efforts of its chairman, Fulton Lewis, Jr., the gallery was created through special legislation. Here are the radio men listening to deliberations in the House gallery, side by side with news and syndicate reporters
Battles a place for radio in press galleries of House and Senate. Washington, D.C., June 26. Fulton Lewis, Jr.--spelled with a small j-- who took up a challenge a few months ago to find a place for radio reporters in the press galleries of the Capitol. After being told that radio would never find a place there, he persuaded Rep. Dempsey of N.M. to sponsor a resolution to create galleries for radio press. The House and Senate Rules Committee soon passed the resolutions, and now radio has its own galleries in the two chambers
Radio news gatherers in new quarters at Capitol. Washington, D.C., June 26. A group of radio news reporters at work in their new quarters across the hall from the House Chamber in the Capitol. The room was made over for radio press after its leader, Fulton Lewis, Jr., had almost single-handedly carried on a fight to create a place for it. Not only have House and Senate press privileges been granted, but full news gathering status has been given the press at White House and cabinet press conferences
[President Coolidge standing with White House correspondents]

[President Coolidge standing with White House correspondents]

National Photo Company Collection. Item in album: v. 2, p. 16, no. 42220.

Finnish Minister highly excited after conference with Hull. Washington, D.C., Nov. 30. Leaving a conference with Secretary of State Hull today, Hjalmar Procope, Finnish Minister to the U.S., seemed highly excited as he flayed Russia's attack on his country to reporters. He said, 'All news that the Finns were responsible for incidents on the borderline have been over and over again proven false'
Finnish Minister leaves State Department after conference with Secretary Hull. Washington, D.C., Nov. 30. Hjalmar Procope, Finnish Minister to the United States, leaving the office of Secretary of State Cardell Hull after a conference today. He told reporters that the Russian attack on his country 'is not a way but an unqualified aggression against a peace-loving and hard-working and religious people'
Rep. Hamilton Fish on neutrality. Washington, D.C., Oct. 30. After the House Rules Committee Session, Rep. Hamilton Fish was interviewed by the press. He told reporters that he had no disposition to filibuster and hoped that congress would disposed of the matter by Friday night, but he said opponents wanted some rule permitting the House to decide policy on three questions: the arms embargo, loans under the cash and carry provision, and the presidential power to determine combat areas, which Fish said, was equivalent to giving him authority to name an aggressor
[Henry A. Wallace and group of reporters?]
Hopkins slams Gov. Landon. Harry Hopkins, administrator of FERA and head of WPA, tells reporters that Gov. Alf Landon of Kan., "balanced his budget in Kansas by taking money out of the hides of the needy." He said further that Landon's administration "had never put up a thin dime for relief." 11/1/35
Start the presses going!!!, Washington, D.C. October 10. This photo shows the newspaper reporters telephoning their editors the results the crop reports issued by the Federal Crop Reporting Board at three o'clock today. There was a mad scramble as the reporters dashed to the table where the reports lay, and then another as they rushed to the telephones to get the result in to their editors

Start the presses going!!!, Washington, D.C. October 10. This photo sh...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. Date (year) based on date of negatives in same range. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection ... More

Reporters scramble for crop reports, Washington, D.C., October 10. Due to a premature leak of information from the drop report of the government several years ago, the Federal Crop Reporting Board has a system to prevent premature information which might influence the stock market. The reports are laid on a table a few yards away from the newsapermen who are held off by a rope. At a given signal, the rope is dropped and the reporters rush to the table, pick up the reports, and make another rush. This time to the phones to phone their papers. The photograph shows some of the reporters after the rope was dropped
Start the presses going!!!, Washington, D.C. October 10. This photo shows the newspaper reporters telephoning their editors the results the crop reports issued by the Federal Crop Reporting Board at three o'clock today. There was a mad scramble as the reporters dashed to the table where the reports lay, and then another as they rushed to the telephones to get the result in to their editors
Holds first press conference. Washington, D.C., Oct. 5. Shortly after assuming office today as Special Assistant to Chairman Hamilton in Charge of Women's Activities, Miss Marion Martin, Republican National Committeewoman from Maine, outlined to women reporters the stand of the Republican Party on current issues. "We need something so definite and so concise that the women will think, that's what I want," she said as she took over the job of organizing republican women. 10/5/37
Cotton state Solons present demands for enactment of farm program to president. Washington, D.C., Aug 5. Led by Senator Ellison D. "Cotton Ed" Smith, of South Carolina, a delegation of congressmen from the cotton states called on President Roosevelt today and presented their demands for enactment of a farm program before congressional adjournment. After the conference a spokesman for the group told reporters he felt the president would make stabilization loans under existing discretionary powers, probably through the Commodity Credit Corporation, on all basic commodities if given "definite assurances" that a farm production control program would be enacted early next session. In the picture, left to right: Rep. William R. Poage, Texas; Rep. John J. Sparkman, Ala.; Senator Ellison D. Smith, S.C.; Rep. Rene L. De Rouen, LA.; Rep. Lyndon Johnson, Tex.; Rep. Aaron Lane Ford, Miss. and Rep. Clyde Garrett, Texas, 8/5/37
Arrives at meeting of Green and Lewis. Washington, D.C., Dec. 2. Senator George L. Berry, of Tennessee, enters the room at the Willard Hotel where CIO Head John L. Lewis and A.F. of L. President William Green were holding their peace meeting today. Leaving the room shortly after Berry assured reporters that the only reason for his attendance was to pay his personal respects and ask the rival leaders to compose their differences. 12/2/37
Judiciary still to continue. Washington, D.C., April 17. Newshawks that have been covering the Senate Judiciary hearing at the Capitol today expected to hear that the hearings would cease. In the above picture the reporters are learning that the hearing will continue for another ten days at least, 4/17/1937
Chairman of Senate Finance Committee. Washington, D.C., Nov. 16 Chairman Pat Harrison of the Senate Finance Committee pictured at his press conference today when he outlined to reporters his views regarding revision of the undistributed Profits Tax, probably early next year, and said he hoped that Congress would stand firmly for reduction of emergency relief expenditures, 11/16/37
Newsmen get dope from Senate majority after White House discussion in sit-strikes. Washington, D.C., March 27. Majority leader of the Senate, Senator Joseph T. Robinson discusses possible congressional action on the sit-down strike crisis with reporters following a White House conference today. After discussing all phases of the strike crisis with President Roosevelt, congressional leaders announced there is small chance that the federal government would intervene, 3/27/1937
Waiting for new justice. Washington, D.C., Sept. 30. Reporters and news photographer waiting outside the home of Clifford J. Burr, near Alexandria, Va., today for Justice Black. Shortly after returning from Europe yesterday, Justice Black went into seclusion and has refused to be interviewed or photographed since. 9/30/37
New S.E.C. Chairman holds first press conference. Washington, D.C., Sept. 22. William Orville Douglas, newly elected chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission held his first press conference today in Washington. Chairman Douglas is shown at the head of the table surrounded by photographers and reporters. 9/22/37
Reporters in White House press room
Sec. Perkins tells reporters 'No Progress.' Washington D.C. At the auto strike conference Secretary of Labor Mrs. Perkins told the reporters that "we are still in the stage of talking to interested parties" which interpreted as nothing has been done

Sec. Perkins tells reporters 'No Progress.' Washington D.C. At the aut...

Title from unverified data on the negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp. no... More

Reporters dash for phones, Crop Control Bd., 9/10/37
Reporters Question Japanese Ambassador. Washington, D.C., Dec. 13. Japanese Ambassador Hirosi Saito was questioned by reporters as he arrived at the State Department today to express the regrets of his government on the sinking of the U.S. Gunboat Patanay. Secretary of State hull received Ambassador Saito. 12/13/37
Chairman of senate Agriculture committee holds press conference. Washington, D.C., Nov. 16. Chairman Ellison D. Smith of the Senate Agriculture Committee talks to reporters following a meeting with his committee today to lay plans for action on farm crop control in the senate. From present indications Congressional actions on farm crop control legislation may be delayed as much as two or three weeks. 11/16/37
Windsors American guide. Washington, D.C., Oct. 4. Charles E. Cedaux, of New York, will act as guide for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor on their tour of American Industrial Centers this month. He is shown his first press conference at the Mayflower Hotel at which he resisted the efforts of more than 40 reporters to learn the details of the tour being planned for the former King and his wife. 10/4/37
Williston, North Dakota. Theodore F. Jeffries, squatter on street corner of Williston, North Dakota. This is an old truck, bright red, with the body removed from the chassis which he is fixing up for his winter home having lost his home to the loan company. County FSA (Farm Security Administration) supervisor advises that he was recently yardmaster on the Great Northern Railroad and that at one time he was one of the best reporters on the New York Times. He is now a radical
House Majority Leader gets ready for the opening of Congress. Washington, D.C., Oct. 19. Sam Rayburn, Majority Leader of the House, holds an informal press conference outdoors, Rayburn, one of the few congressional leaders to return to Washington before the sessions begin, gets to work at once on putting New Deal legislation thru the House. He is shown talking to reporters on the steps of the Capitol, 10/19/38
State Secretary greets High Commissioner Paul McNutt. Washington, D.C., Feb. 23. Making his round of official calls shortly after his arrival in the capital today, Paul V. McNutt, High Commissioner to the Philippines, is greeted at the State Department by Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Informed of a Presidential boom already launched in his favor by Indiana friends, McNutt told reporters "I am not a candidate for any office. I am giving my time, attention, thought and energy to American-Philippine relations," 2/23/38
Auto magnate leaves White House after conference with President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., April 27. Forced to run a gantlet of newspaper reporters, Henry Ford is pictured leaving the White House today with Maj. Henry M. Cunningham, Manager of the Alexandria, VA.O branch of the Ford Motor Co., after a luncheon and conference with Presdient Roosevelt. Both the White House and Ford refused to make a statement following the discussion which lasted a couple of hours, 4/27/38
U.S. Crop reporting service celebrates 75th anniversary. Washington, D.C., May 12. Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace led the leading agriculturists of the country today in celebrating the 75th anniversary of the United States Crop Reporting Service. Inaugurated by Isaac Newton, first commissioner of U.S. Agriculture, in May 1863 and based on reports from less that 2000 crop correspondents, the U.S. Crop Reporting service has grown until now it numbers more than 200,000 crop and livestock reporters, supplying information monthly or oftener to the board. Pictured are, left to right: Miss Amanda T. Newton, granddaughter of the first Commisioner of Agriculture; Secretary Wallace, and Allan Farquhar, Veteran Crop Reporter of Sandy Springs, MD, 5/12/38
State Secretary pressed for latest news on European situation. Washington, D.C., Sept. 26. Leaving the White House today after listening with President Roosevelt to Hitler's speech, is accompanied to his office by reporters seeking latest news on the European situation, 9/26/38
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