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U.S. CONGRESS

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The first prayer in Congress, Sept. 1774, in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia. The first prayer in Congress, Sept. 1774, in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia. Engr. By H. S. Sadd, 1848, after T. H. Matteson.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1218
Key to above print. Key to above print.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3711
United States Senate Chamber. United States Senate Chamber. Mezzotint by T. Doney, 1847, after design by J. Whitehorne.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3692
Key to above print. Key to above print.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3693
Chamber of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Chamber of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Lith. By Deroy, 1848, after Aug. Kollner.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-73; LC-USZ62-2907
Senate Chamber, Washington, D.C. Senate Chamber, Washington, D.C. Lith. By Deroy, 1848, after Aug. Kollner.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-74; LC-USZ62-5282
Scene in Uncle Sam's Senate, 17th, April, 1850. Scene in Uncle Sam's Senate, 17th, April, 1850. Lith., 1850
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4835
The United States Senate, A. D., 1850.  (Henry Clay addressing the Senators). The United States Senate, A. D., 1850. (Henry Clay addressing the Senators). Engr. By R. Whitechurch, 1855, after P.F. Rothermel.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-689
Daniel Webster addressing the United States Senate
  in the great debate on the Constitution and the Union,
  1850. Daniel Webster addressing the United States Senate in the great debate on the Constitution and the Union, 1850. Lith. By Jones & Clark, 1860.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1414
Interior ... of the ... House of Representatives ... Interior ... of the ... House of Representatives ... Wood engr. In Gleason's, Mar. 13, 1852.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-481
Interior ... of the ... Senate ... Interior ... of the ... Senate ... Wood engr. In Gleason's, Mar. 13, 1852.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8136
Congressional row in the U. S. House of Represenatives Congressional row in the U. S. House of Represenatives ... Feb. 5, 1858. Wood engr. In Leslie's, Feb. 20, 1858.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3547
The United States Senate in session in their new chamber. The United States Senate in session in their new chamber. Wood engr. in Harper's, Dec. 31, 1859.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3543
The House of Representatives, U. S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. The House of Representatives, U. S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Lith. By E. Sachse & Co., 1866.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-422 (color film copy transparency); LC-USZ62-4523
The lobby of the House of Representatives ... during the passage of the Civil Rights bill The lobby of the House of Representatives ... during the passage of the Civil Rights bill. Wood engr. In Harper's, Apr. 28, 1866.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3545
Interior of the House of Representatives ... The House in session. Interior of the House of Representatives ... The House in session. Wood engr. In Harper's, Mar. 14, 1868.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3542
The senate as a court of impeachment for the trial of Andrew Johnson. The senate as a court of impeachment for the trial of Andrew Johnson. Wood engr. In Harper's, Apr. 11, 1868, after Theodore R. Davis.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-269; LC-USZ62-1732
The first colored Senator and Representatives, in the 41st and 42nd Congress of the United States The first colored Senator and Representatives, in the 41st and 42nd Congress of the United States. Lith. By Currier & Ives, 1872.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2814
U.S. Senators, 43rd Congress, on the steps of the Capitol. U.S. Senators, 43rd Congress, on the steps of the Capitol. Photo. By Redington & Shaffer, Feb., 1874.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4525
The shackle broken - By the Genius of Freedom. The shackle broken - By the Genius of Freedom. (With inset of Hon. Robert B. Elliott of South Carolina addressing the House of Representatives, January 6, 1874) Lith. By E. Sachse & Co., 1874.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2247
Washington, D.C.  The national legislature.  The sergeant-at-arms bringing in absentee members. Washington, D. C. The national legislature. The sergeant-at-arms bringing in absentee members. Wood engr. In Leslie's, Mar. 5, 1881, after Joseph Becker.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8403

 

For additional images:
  • See the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials term "Legislative bodies" in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog [view term (includes links to images)]
  • In addition, search on the names of the houses of the United States legislature in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog. Also, search using the heading "United States. Congress. . ." and the names of individual legislators and committees.
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