A workman tidied the House Chamber after a rowdy close to work before the first summer recess of the 80th Congress. The first Republican-led Congress in 16 years finished up business at half past midnight on July 27, 1947.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Congressional Clean Up,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/PA2011/PA2011-09-0122/
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