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[Eli S. Shorter, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Eli S. Shorter, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, h...

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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 leaders confer with President on Neutrality Bill. Washin...

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RANKIN, JEANETTE. REP. FROM MONTANA, 1917-1919. RIGHT
BANKHEAD, JOHN HOLLIS. REP. FROM ALABAMA, 1887-1907; SENATOR, 1907-1920. AT CONFEDERATE REUNION, D.C. WITH GRAND-DAUGHTERS, TALLULAH, LEFT, AND EUGENIA, RIGHT

BANKHEAD, JOHN HOLLIS. REP. FROM ALABAMA, 1887-1907; SENATOR, 1907-192...

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Rep. Campbell's House. Abingdon. One time Washington's house in Va.

Rep. Campbell's House. Abingdon. One time Washington's house in Va.

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New informal photo. Washington, D.C., Nov. 29. Latest informal photo of Rep. Andrew J. May, Democrat, of Kentucky

New informal photo. Washington, D.C., Nov. 29. Latest informal photo o...

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Jefferson Day dinner of Democratic party in Washington at Mayflower. The head table at the Jefferson Day dinner of the Democratic party given in Washington at the Mayflower Hotel in honor of Jouette Shouse, recently elected chairman of the Democratic executive committee. Left to right: John F. Costello; Senator Millard Tydings; Rep. John Garner; John J. Raskob; Jouett Shouse; Col. Robert M. Harper; Mrs. Woodrow Wilson; Senator Joseph T. Robinson; Rep. Joseph Byrnes; Mrs. J. Borden Harriman; and John B. Colpoys

Jefferson Day dinner of Democratic party in Washington at Mayflower. T...

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New deal for Old Dobbin. Rep. Percy L. Gassaway (cowboy and D. of Okla) isn't letting the Wash. heat wave deter him from getting ready to promote his own scheme for bringing back prosperity. He is giving Congress a week from Monday to perfect a plan. If Congress falls down, Cowboy Gassaway is going to work on a multi-ramified program which in general specifies the return of the horse and fewer automobiles. In one hour his week on a D.C. street is counted 1800 cars. "That's whats wrong!" he suggests. People will buy a gallon of gas when they have no "bread" or likker in the house." Gassaway is enjoying his electric fan while he dictates to his secretary, 7/6/35

New deal for Old Dobbin. Rep. Percy L. Gassaway (cowboy and D. of Okla...

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Labor relations whispers. Washington, D.C., April 5. Senator Robert F. Wagner, (right) of New York, author of the Wagner Labor Relations Act, holds a last minute confab with Rep. William P. Connery, Jr., of Massachusetts, who sponsored the legislation on the house, as they anxiously awaited the Supreme Court ruling on the validity of the act today. The decision was not doubt reached but the court adjourned without announcing its ruling. The ruling cannot now be announced until next Monday, 4/5/1937

Labor relations whispers. Washington, D.C., April 5. Senator Robert F....

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Rep. Martin L. Sweeney, Republican of Ohio, 3-15-39

Rep. Martin L. Sweeney, Republican of Ohio, 3-15-39

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[President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela with members of the Congressional Black Caucus including Representative Kweisi Mfume, at an event at the Library of Congress]

[President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela with members of the Congres...

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[James Landy, Representative from Pennsylvania, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[James Landy, Representative from Pennsylvania, Thirty-fifth Congress,...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 89. Each item includes subject's origi... More

Acceptance. As a holder, or as a representative of a holder of bonds in the City of Alexandria, I do hereby accept the provisions of the late Act of the General Assembly of Virginia "authorizing the City of Alexandria to compromise its debt." ..

Acceptance. As a holder, or as a representative of a holder of bonds i...

Gift Mrs. Pauline Wilcox Burke 6-14-46.; Rec. 8-16-46.; On verso : Gift Pauline Wilesx Burke June 14. 1946 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as... More

BASEBALL, CONGRESSIONAL. LAFFERTY, ABRAHAM WALTER, REP. FROM OREGON, 1911-1915

BASEBALL, CONGRESSIONAL. LAFFERTY, ABRAHAM WALTER, REP. FROM OREGON, 1...

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Iris Calderhead, daughter of former Representative Calderhead and wife of John Brisben Walker, of Colorado.  Miss Calderhead is a graduate of the university of Kansas, and Vermont.  Gave up teaching literature in Wichita (Kansas) High School to organize for the National Woman's Party, and was one of the group arrested for picketing the White House with suffrage banners.

Iris Calderhead, daughter of former Representative Calderhead and wife...

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Charleston at the Capitol

Charleston at the Capitol

Rep. T.S. McMillan of Charleston, S.C. with flappers, Miss Ruth Bennett and Miss Sylvia Clavins, who are doing the Charleston on railing, with U.S. Capitol in background. Photoprint by National Photo Co.

AIR MAIL PILOT GETS HIGHEST MEDAL FOR BRAVERY. MAL FREEBURG, COMMERCIAL AIRMAIL PILOT, RECEIVES THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FROM THE PRESIDENT, AND THUS BECOMES THE FIRST AIR MAIL PILOT EVER TO RECEIVE THIS AWARD FOR ACTS OF BRAVERY DURING PEACE TIMES. FROM THE LEFT: DAVID L. BEHNCKE, PRESIDENT OF THE AIR LINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION; W.W. HOWES, 2ND ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL IN CHARGE OF AIRMAIL; JESSE DONALDSON, DEPUTY TO MR. HOWE; REP. CLYDE KELLEY OF PA; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; PILOT FREEBURG RECEIVING MEDAL AND STEPHEN A. CESLER, SUPERINTENDENT OF AIR MAILS

AIR MAIL PILOT GETS HIGHEST MEDAL FOR BRAVERY. MAL FREEBURG, COMMERCIA...

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New Jersey congressman. Washington, D.C., April 8. A new informal picture of Rep. Donald H. McLean, republican of New Jersey. 4- 8-39

New Jersey congressman. Washington, D.C., April 8. A new informal pict...

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California Congressman. Washigton, D.C., March 2. A new informal picture of Rep. Ed V. Izac, Democrat from California, 3-2- 40

California Congressman. Washigton, D.C., March 2. A new informal pictu...

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[Representative Edith Green, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / Harris & Ewing.

[Representative Edith Green, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front...

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[Representative John Boehner, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated at desk, holding a paper]
[Rosa Parks at her Congressional Gold Medal ceremony with assistant Elaine Steele (left) and civil rights leader Johnnie Carr (right) standing at podium; Representative Julia Carson, President Clinton, Senator Tom Daschle, Representative Dennis Hastert and others stand next to her]

[Rosa Parks at her Congressional Gold Medal ceremony with assistant El...

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House Appropriations Committee hears Secretary of Treasury and Budget Director. Washington, D.C., Dec. 16. Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau and Acting Budget Director Daniel Bell discussed federal finances today with the House Appropriations Subcommittee considering the Treasury-Post Office Departmental Supply Bill. Secretary Mogenthau refused to say which points of the Bill were discussed at the meeting which was Executive. In the photograph, left to right: (front row) Sec. Morgenthau, Rep. James P. Buchanan, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee; and Rep. John Taber of New York. Back row, left to right: Rep. Louis Ludlow, Chairman of Subcommittee on Appropriations and Post Offices; and Daniel Bell, Acting Director of the Budget

House Appropriations Committee hears Secretary of Treasury and Budget ...

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POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT. AUTO MAIL TRANSPORT, 'U.S. SERVICE COURIER': C.H. CLAUDY AND REP. RAKER OF CALIFORNIA; MRS. ROE FULKERSON AT WHEEL

POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT. AUTO MAIL TRANSPORT, 'U.S. SERVICE COURIER': C...

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YORK, ALVIN. SGT., U.S.A.: REP. HULL OF TN; SGT. YORK; SEN. McKELLAR; SEN. CHAMBERLAIN

YORK, ALVIN. SGT., U.S.A.: REP. HULL OF TN; SGT. YORK; SEN. McKELLAR; ...

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The progressive group in Congress from Minn. greet Myrtle Cain, Woman Farm Labor Rep. in the Minn. Legislature, upon her arrival in Wash. She brought a mandate from the Minn. progressives that they support the equal rights amendment, lft. to rt.: Rep. Knud Wefald, Sen. Henrick Shipstead, Sen. Magnus Johnson and Miss Cain

The progressive group in Congress from Minn. greet Myrtle Cain, Woman ...

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Ramsay MacDonald in House of Rep. Chamber

Ramsay MacDonald in House of Rep. Chamber

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Goodbye to Congress: Gassoway family leave. Rep. Percy L. Gassaway (D. of Okla) packed up his family Friday and stepped on the gas for Coalgate, Okla. [...] and home. Gassaway decided not to wait for Congress to adjourn. Left to right: Jimmy 7, Mrs. Gassaway, Betty Jane, 10, Betty Jo, 13, and the Cowboy Congressman himself [...] "Goodbye Washington" 7/26/35

Goodbye to Congress: Gassoway family leave. Rep. Percy L. Gassaway (D....

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House Committee considers impeachment of Labor Secretary. Washington, D.C., Jan. 25. The House Judiciary Committee today considered charges contained in an impeachment resolution presented yesterday by Rep. J Parnell Thomas, but postponed action until tomorrow. Members shown here are: Front row; Wallace E. Pierce, Charles F. McLaughlin, Francis E. Walter, Hatton Sumners, chairman of the Committee, Zebulon Weaver, Raymond S. Springer; Back row; B.J. Monkiewicz, Louis E. Graham, John W. Gwynne, Earl Michener, U.S. Guyer, Abe Murdock, Dave (E)? Satterfield, Jr. William T. Byrne, James M. Barnes, 1-25-39

House Committee considers impeachment of Labor Secretary. Washington, ...

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Meeting first American food ship to arrive under lend-lease to Britain. Right to Left: Kathleen Harriman, Lord Woolton, Minister of Food; Averill Harriman, U.S. lend lease representative; Robert H. Hinkley, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce, watching a consignment of food being lifted from the hold of the ship at a British port

Meeting first American food ship to arrive under lend-lease to Britain...

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[Representative Patsy Mink announces the formation of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus at a press conference with (left to right) Representatives Don Edwards and Norman Mineta, Guam Delegate Robert Underwood, and Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Neil Abercrombie]

[Representative Patsy Mink announces the formation of the Congressiona...

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Maryland Democrat. Washington, D.C., May 4. A new informal picture of Rep. Ambrose J. Kennedy, Democrat of Maryland

Maryland Democrat. Washington, D.C., May 4. A new informal picture of ...

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"Now we see through a glass, darkly" / K.

"Now we see through a glass, darkly" / K.

Illustration shows two large cut-outs of the Republican elephant labeled "Republican Partisanship" propped up by boards labeled "Patronage" and "Party Platform", and the Democratic donkey labeled "Democratic Pa... More

California representative. Washington, D.C., May 26. A new informal picture of Rep. H. Jerry Voorhis, democrat of California

California representative. Washington, D.C., May 26. A new informal pi...

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J.H. Van Royen, Netherlands and Rep. Hamil. Fish

J.H. Van Royen, Netherlands and Rep. Hamil. Fish

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Goodbye to Congress: Gassoway family leave. Rep. Percy L. Gassaway (D. of Okla) packed up his family Friday and stepped on the gas for Coalgate, Okla. [...] and home. Gassaway decided not to wait for Congress to adjourn. Left to right: Jimmy 7, Mrs. Gassaway, Betty Jane, 10, Betty Jo, 13, and the Cowboy Congressman himself [...] "Goodbye Washington" 7/26/35

Goodbye to Congress: Gassoway family leave. Rep. Percy L. Gassaway (D....

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A.F. of L. charter granted to special delivery messengers. Washington, D.C., Nov. 23. A five-year effort to obtain a charter in the American Federation of Labor met with success today for the National Association of Special Delivery Messengers. A.F. of L. President William Green is shown presenting the charter to John F. Middendorf, Legislative Representative of the National Association of Special Delivery Messengers. In the photograph, left to right: Leo E. George, President of the National Federation of Post Office Clerks; John F. Middendorf; Gilbert E. Hyatt, Legislative Representative for the National Federation of Post Office Clerks; William Green; Rep. John D. Dingell of Michigan; J.F. Bennett, President of the Railway Mail Clerks Association; and Henry Iler, Superintendent of the A.F. of L. 11/23/37

A.F. of L. charter granted to special delivery messengers. Washington,...

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Charges Communist originated "sit-down" strike. Washington, D.C., Oct. 18. Jacob Spolansky, Detroit, Sheriff's Investigator, today told the House Committee investigating Un-American activities that Joseph Kowalski, described as a Communist representative, was the man "who conceived" in Michigan. Because of his testimony today, Spolansky told the committee, [...] expected to be dismissed by his superior, Sheriff [...cox], 10/18/38

Charges Communist originated "sit-down" strike. Washington, D.C., Oct....

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A Navy so strong other nations won't risk war with U.S., Edison tells house committee. Washington, D.C., Feb. 26. Rep. Carl Vinson, (left) Chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee, chats with Assistant Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison just before he (Edison) appeared before the committee today to urge a strong Navy. Questioned on President Roosevelt's proposed billion dollar Naval Expansion Program, Edison told the committee that future peace in the U.S. is dependent on a Navy so strong that no nation will risk war with its country, 2/26/38

A Navy so strong other nations won't risk war with U.S., Edison tells ...

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Discuss far east war situation. Washington, D.C., Jan. 8. Col. Montchen Thomas Tchou, China's first housing expert, discusses the far east situation with Rep. Sam McReynolds, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, at a luncheon at the National Press Club. The luncheon was given for Col. Tchou by Washington Committee for Aid to China, 1/8/38

Discuss far east war situation. Washington, D.C., Jan. 8. Col. Montche...

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Indiana Republican. Washington, D.C., March 12. A new informal photograph of Rep. Noble Johnson, Republican of Indiana, 3-12-40

Indiana Republican. Washington, D.C., March 12. A new informal photogr...

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A.L. Viles, producers' representative on the Rubber Priorities Committee

A.L. Viles, producers' representative on the Rubber Priorities Committ...

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Thomas T. Crittenden, Rep from Mo. Lt. Col 7th Mo. Cav. Militia Regt. USA

Thomas T. Crittenden, Rep from Mo. Lt. Col 7th Mo. Cav. Militia Regt. ...

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No legislation will keep us out of war Rep. Fish tells House committee. Washington, D.C., April 11. The senior republican member of the House Foreign affairs Committee, Rep. J. Hamilton Fish, appearing at the hearing on neutrality legislation today declared "No legislation will keep us out of war, but we can write legislation that can have a tendency to keep us out of it" he said he felt that behind all the neutrality laws was the desire of the administration to determine the aggressor nation. Rep. Sol Bloom, chairman of the Committee, is seated.

No legislation will keep us out of war Rep. Fish tells House committee...

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Forward to Forty!' cry of republicans at dinner tonight. Washington, D.C., April 20. Full of high hopes and confidence as they look toward 1940, members of the republican party got together tonight for a dinner at which they forecast victory for themselves at the coming presidential elections. Here are some of the outstanding Republicans giving a salute to 1940. Left to right: Republican National Committee Chairman John Hamilton, Senator Robert Taft, Ohio's newest hope for the presidency, Gov. Raymond Baldwin of Connecticut, Senator Clyde M. Reed of Kansas, which state saw one presidential hope die in the last election, and Rep. Joseph W. Martin Jr., House Minority Leader

Forward to Forty!' cry of republicans at dinner tonight. Washington, D...

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May Thompson Evans, Field Representative, Consumer Division, Office of Price Administration (OPA)

May Thompson Evans, Field Representative, Consumer Division, Office of...

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Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. Illustration shows an elderly man labeled "Corporation Magnate" sandwiched... More

America's representative comedians, Murray and Mack creators of the laughing habit.

America's representative comedians, Murray and Mack creators of the la...

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Flag flying above House of Rep. tore into strips and braided perfectly by wind storm, Jan. 16, 1917

Flag flying above House of Rep. tore into strips and braided perfectly...

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Joel Grayson (ladder), Elmer A. Lewis, House of Rep. document room, 3/8/26
Rep. Sam Rayburn of Texas

Rep. Sam Rayburn of Texas

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To probe un-American activities. Washington, D.C., June 9. A House committee to be headed by Rep. Martin Dies of Texas, has been appointed to probe throughout the country un-American activities and foreign propaganda. The committee will have the power to subpoena and travel from coast-to-coast in its investigation this summer. Left to right; Rep Joe. Starnes, Alabama; Rep. Harold G. Mosier, Ohio; Rep. Noah M. Mason, Illinois; and Rep. Arthur D. Healey, Mass., 6/9/38

To probe un-American activities. Washington, D.C., June 9. A House com...

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North American Democratic Hungarian Federation. Front row, left to right: Joe Kiss; Rep. John T. Bernard and Joseph Brownfield. 2nd row, left to right: Rep. Henry T. Teigan; Rep. Caroline O'Day. Rear row, left to right: Rep. John M. Coffee; Rep. Jerry O'Connell; Irwing Eisner; Rev. Imre Kovacs and William Schick, 5/10/38

North American Democratic Hungarian Federation. Front row, left to rig...

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Connecticut Representative. Washington, D.C., March 2. A new informal picture of Rep. William J. Miller, Republican of Connecticut, 3- 2-40

Connecticut Representative. Washington, D.C., March 2. A new informal ...

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Meeting of speakers, prior to rally for labor-management committee members, Scranton, July 29th. Left to right: Brigadier General Brice P. Disque, Coordinator for Anthracite, Office of Solid Fuels Coordinator for War, Department of Interior; Richard Maize, Secretary of Mines, State of Pennsylvania; Michael J. Kosik, District President of United Mine Workers of America; Alex G. Nordholm, Chief, Regional Service, War Production Drive Headquarters; Mart F. Brennan, Acting District President, UMWA and Regional Representative of UMWA for anthracite; Frank W. Earnest, Jr., President, Anthracite Industries Incorporated; Frank C. Wright, Jr., Washington representative for the anthracite industry

Meeting of speakers, prior to rally for labor-management committee mem...

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[Representative John Boehner, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, seated at desk, reading a paper]
[Rosa Parks at her Congressional Gold Medal ceremony with (left to right) Representative Julia Carson, holding a picture of the medal; assistant Elaine Steele, Representative Dennis Hastert, artist Artis Lane, who designed the medal; and President Bill Clinton]

[Rosa Parks at her Congressional Gold Medal ceremony with (left to rig...

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A House whisper. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. Rep. Sam Rayburn, new majority leader of the House, whispers in to the ear of Senator Carter Glass, the monetary expert of the Senate, as both attend the conference today at the Capitol between administration leaders and Senate and House leaders to discuss monetary legislation to be submitted to the new session of Congress

A House whisper. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. Rep. Sam Rayburn, new major...

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GORDON, W.J.L. REPRESENTATIVE - Harris & Ewing, Studio Portrait

GORDON, W.J.L. REPRESENTATIVE - Harris & Ewing, Studio Portrait

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Emir Abd. with Brit. repr. [i.e., Emir Abdullah with British representative]

Emir Abd. with Brit. repr. [i.e., Emir Abdullah with British represent...

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Lady lawmakers of into huddle. Washington D.C. July 23. An impromptu meeting of the only women Chairman of Congressional Committees took place today in the hall of the Capitol. Here we see, left to right: Mrs. Hattie W. Caraway, Senior United States Senator from Arkansas and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Enrolled Bills; Rep. Caroline O'Day, Chairman of the House Committee on Election of President and Vice President and members of Congress; and Rep. Mary T. Norton, Chairman of the House Committee on Labor, 7/23/37

Lady lawmakers of into huddle. Washington D.C. July 23. An impromptu m...

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Awaiting decision on Labor Relations Act. Washington, D.C., April 5. Senator Robert F. Wagner, (right) of New York, author of the Wagner Labor Relations Act, and Rep. William P. Connery, Jr., of Massachusetts, who sponsored the legislation in the house, are anxiously awaiting the decision of the Supreme Court on the validity of the act. The Supreme Court was due to reach a decision today but adjourned without announcing its ruling. The ruling, which cannot now be announced until next Monday, is expected to have an important bearing on the President's court reorganization plan, 4/5/1937

Awaiting decision on Labor Relations Act. Washington, D.C., April 5. S...

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Congratulations! Washington, D.C., May 18. Rep. Charles A. Wolverton of New Jersey, congratulates Senator James J. Davis on his victory in the Pennsylvania primaries for the Republican Senatorial Nomination. Davis defeated G. Mason Owlett. Both Davis and Wolverton are members of the Joint Congressional TVA investigation committee, 5/18/38

Congratulations! Washington, D.C., May 18. Rep. Charles A. Wolverton o...

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[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]

[Rep. Hamilton Fish on neutrality. Washington, D.C., Oct. 30. After th...

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[Representative John Boehner, standing, speaking with women seated in a room]

[Representative John Boehner, standing, speaking with women seated in ...

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Big three of House Judiciary. Washington D.C. The big guns of the House Judiciary Committee as they studied the President's request for increase in the membership of the Supreme Court, following the meeting of the Committee today. Left to right: Rep. U.S. Guyer of Kansas, ranking Republican Member of the Committee; Rep. Hatton W. Sumners, Democrat of Texas and Chairman of the Committee; and Rep. Emanuel Celler, of New York and ranking Democrat of the Committee

Big three of House Judiciary. Washington D.C. The big guns of the Hous...

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And a Tommyhawk to you, Mr. Gurney.' Washington, D.C., May 13. Representing the Rosebud Tribe of the Sioux Indians of South Dakota, Chief Joe Thin Elk and Chief Steven Brave Bird were in Washington today to describe conditions at Rosebud So. Dakota, before the Senate Committee. Enroute, they dropped in on Senator Chan Gurney, So. Dakota. Left to right shows: Senator Chan Gurney, So. Dakota, Chief Joe Thin Elk, Rep. Francis H. Case, So. Dakota, and Chief Steven Brave Bird

And a Tommyhawk to you, Mr. Gurney.' Washington, D.C., May 13. Represe...

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DALZELL, JOHN. REP. FROM PENNSYLVANIA, 1887-1913. GOLFING

DALZELL, JOHN. REP. FROM PENNSYLVANIA, 1887-1913. GOLFING

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McMILLIN, BENTON. REP. FROM TENNESSEE, 1877-1899; GOVERNOR, 1899-1903

McMILLIN, BENTON. REP. FROM TENNESSEE, 1877-1899; GOVERNOR, 1899-1903

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LEWIS, DAVID JOHN. REP. FROM MARYLAND, 1911-1917; U.S. TARIFF COMMN, 1919-1925

LEWIS, DAVID JOHN. REP. FROM MARYLAND, 1911-1917; U.S. TARIFF COMMN, 1...

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Scouts present president with buffalo horn as birthday gift. President Hoover will be 56 years old on Sunday, August 10. Representative Boy Scouts of the District of Columbia presented him with a buffalo horn as a birthday present today. Harold [...], Troop 33, Takoma Park, Md., is shown making the presentation. The horn was prepared by over 200 scouts at their summer camp, Camp Roosevelt on Chesapeake Bay [White House, Washington, D.C.]

Scouts present president with buffalo horn as birthday gift. President...

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Emir Saud's visit to Emir Abdullah in Amman. Group in front of reception tent. Emir Saud & Abdullah with British representative, etc., closer-up

Emir Saud's visit to Emir Abdullah in Amman. Group in front of recepti...

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Ways and Means Committee ready to act on pension bill. Rep. Robert L. Doughton, D. of N.C. chairman of the Ways and Means committee, left, listens to Edwin E. Witte, Executive Director of the Presidential Committee on Economic Security, as the committee considers various remifications of the old age pension bill now before the House. Wittee explained the broad phases of the entire economic security program, 1/21/35

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Rep. Adolph J. Sabath, D. of Ill., left, chairman of the Congressional committee investigating real estate and other bond defaults, confers with E.J. Comer, technical advisor to the committee, as Comer prepares to leave for Nashville, Tenn., where he will spend several days looking into the situation concerning the Nashville Tennesseean. The newspaper is in receivership and the bond's in default. Comer expects to be in Nashville Monday, 11/2/35

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Harper Knowles, Martin Dies, Rep. Joe Starnes, D of Miss.

Harper Knowles, Martin Dies, Rep. Joe Starnes, D of Miss.

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Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Two Negro welders, representative of the workers of many racial groups which helped construct the first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, prepare to cut the steel plates which released the SS Booker T. Washington down the ways at its launching on September 29, 1942, at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's Wilmington yards

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[President Richard Nixon, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, standing in front of photographs of presidents in Representative William Broomfield's congressional office]

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[John S. Phelps, Representative from Missouri, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[John S. Phelps, Representative from Missouri, Thirty-fifth Congress, ...

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Bribe takers both / Keppler.

Bribe takers both / Keppler.

Illustration shows, on the left, a man labeled "Tariff Coddled Manufacturer" voting with one hand and receiving a bribe in the form of "High-Protection Schedule" from a large hand labeled "Rep. Congress" extend... More

CLARK, CHAMP (JAMES BEAUCHAMP) REP. FROM MISSOURI, 1893-1895, 1897-1921. WITH HELEN COX, LEFT, AND DAUGHTER GENVIEVE

CLARK, CHAMP (JAMES BEAUCHAMP) REP. FROM MISSOURI, 1893-1895, 1897-192...

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Congress attests election result. At a joint session of the House and Senate the resul [...] ber election received the final attest of Congress today, [...]ary, 11th. The photo shows, Senator Albert Cummins, Presi[...] pro tempore of the Senate and Speaker of the House, Frederick Gi[...] on the Speaker's rostrum. Below them are the official tellers of the House and Senate, who took charge of the ballots, opening them in alphabetical order, left to right, Rep. Lamar Jeffers of Alabama; Senator Selden P. Spencer of Missouri; Rep. Hays P. White of Kansas and Senator William H. King of Utah

Congress attests election result. At a joint session of the House and ...

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Miss Zonia Baber, representative in United States of the women of Porto Rica [Puerto Rico], consulting with Mrs. Burnita Shelton Matthews, Legal Research Secretary of the National Woman's Party, on the drafting of a bill for introduction in Congress extending suffrage to the women of Porto Rica.

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Title transcribed from item. Summary: Informal portrait, full-length, seated, Miss Zonia Baber (left), representative of the women of Puerto Rico, and Burnita Shelton Matthews (right), legal research secretary ... More

"Hands off the court" Representative before Senate Judiciary Committee. Washington, D.C., April 22. Representing the Women's National Committee for "Hands off the Supreme Court," Catherine Curtis appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee today to oppose the bill. Saying she thought she could speak for the American Women, Miss Curtis declared that when any group in this country seeks to nullify the safeguards which our Supreme Court provides, our American Women will stand united in defending for themselves and their families the sacred rights guaranteed them by the consititution through an independent Judiciary, 4/22/1937

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Congresswoman from New Jersey. Washington, D.C., July 26. A new informal picture of Rep. Mary T. Norton, Democratic member of Congress from New Jersey, 7/26/39

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Captain B.R. Eckstein, Army Air Force's representative at North American climbs into a P-51 Mustang fighter for a final test before acceptance by the Army Air Force

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[Seated left to right: Bayard Rustin, Andrew Young, Rep. William Fitts Ryan, James Farmer, and John Lewis] / World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson.

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[Representative John Boehner, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated at desk, holding a paper]

[Representative John Boehner, three-quarter length portrait, facing fr...

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[Representative Patrick J. Kennedy II speaking at a rally for American Indian and tribal unity in front of the U.S. Capitol as Native Americans, Representative Maxine Waters, Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell and others stand behind him]

[Representative Patrick J. Kennedy II speaking at a rally for American...

Banner reads: "indianunity.org Tribes 2000." Date from caption information for contact sheet ROLL CALL-1999-238 or corresponding negative sleeve. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: ROLL CALL-1999-... More

WHITACRE, J.J. REPRESENTATIVE. - Harris & Ewing, Studio Portrait

WHITACRE, J.J. REPRESENTATIVE. - Harris & Ewing, Studio Portrait

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BARTLETT, CHARLES LAFAYETTE, RANSDELL, JOSEPH EUGENE REP. FROM LOUISIANA, 1899-1913; SENATOR, 1913-1931. AS SENATOR ELECT; SPARKMAN

BARTLETT, CHARLES LAFAYETTE, RANSDELL, JOSEPH EUGENE REP. FROM LOUISIA...

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BRANDEGEE, FRANK BOSWORTH. REP. FROM CONNECTICUT, 1902-1905; SENATOR, 1905-1924. MARCUS SMITH, FALL, BRANDEGEE AT CAPITOL

BRANDEGEE, FRANK BOSWORTH. REP. FROM CONNECTICUT, 1902-1905; SENATOR, ...

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Congressman R. Walton Moore of Va. and a group of House of Representative Page boys whom he entertained at his Virginia estate on Sunday

Congressman R. Walton Moore of Va. and a group of House of Representat...

Posed on and in front of porch. No. 19523. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Congress, U.S.; She... More

Rep. Victor Berger, Bertha Hale White & Eugene V. Debs, [12/13/24]

Rep. Victor Berger, Bertha Hale White & Eugene V. Debs, [12/13/24]

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New congressman. Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Newly elected members of the House of Representatives who were administered the oath of office as the 75th session of Congress convened today. They are, left to right: Rep. Thomas A. Flaherty, Democrat, Mass., succeeding Joseph P. Higgins, and Rep. Gomer Smith, Democrat of Oklahoma, succeeding the late R.P. Hill, 1/3/38

New congressman. Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Newly elected members of th...

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Illinois Solon. Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. This new informal photograph of Rep. Adolph J. Sabath, Democrat of Illinois, was made at his office a few days ago, 1/9/39

Illinois Solon. Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. This new informal photograph...

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Republican of Indiana. Washington, D.C., March 6. A new informal picture of Rep. Gerald W. Landis, Republican of Indiana, 3-6-40

Republican of Indiana. Washington, D.C., March 6. A new informal pictu...

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[Rosa Parks at her Congressional Gold Medal ceremony with (left to right) Representative Dick Gephardt, assistant Elaine Steele, Representative Dennis Hastert, and President Bill Clinton]

[Rosa Parks at her Congressional Gold Medal ceremony with (left to rig...

Date from caption information for contact sheet ROLL CALL-1999-314 or corresponding negative sleeve. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: ROLL CALL-1999-314, frame 24. Contact sheet or negative slee... More

Built circa 1896, by Annie and Bartow Cohen, this home is one of the impressive Queen Ann Victorian homes that are representative of the economic boom of early Sheffield, Alabama

Built circa 1896, by Annie and Bartow Cohen, this home is one of the i...

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The rehabilitation of the Democratic party / Gillam.

The rehabilitation of the Democratic party / Gillam.

Illustration shows a scene inside "Cleveland's Clothing Establishment" where President Cleveland and Thomas F. Bayard are fitting a man labeled "Reform Democracy" with the "Thos. Jefferson Pattern", while cabin... More

N.Y. Representative works out, keeps fit. Washington D.C. Congressman Hamilton Fish of New York who was All American on the Harvard football team of 1908 still keeps in trim after hours at the Hill by going to the gymnasium in House Office building, he looks almost as fit as he did when he was in his prime

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