Once and future Speaker Thomas B. Reed and Appropriations Committee Chairman William Holman are shown leaving the House Chamber through its main door. The accompanying story reports that debates over silver made it a busy day, and that spectators gathered around this main entrance in hopes of receiving a pass from the doorkeeper.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “At the Main Door of the House of Representatives, Washington - Messrs. Reed and Holman Leaving,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2004/2004-085-008/ (August 12, 2022)
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