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Life in the House: Behind the Scenes

From carpenters making gavels to police officers safeguarding the House Chamber, perpetual activity keeps the official business of the House running.

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Youngest Parliamentarian Youngest Parliamentarian
As Congress Adjourned As Congress Adjourned
Capitol Employees Prepare for Opening of Congress Capitol Employees Prepare for Opening of Congress
Clerk of the House Now Acting Speaker Clerk of the House Now Acting Speaker
Preparing for Opening of Congress Preparing for Opening of Congress
Elected President of the Congressional Club Elected President of the Congressional Club
Gavels for Speaker Bankhead Gavels for Speaker Bankhead
Getting Ready for Congressional Feet Getting Ready for Congressional Feet
Getting Ready for the Opening of the 76th Congress Getting Ready for the Opening of the 76th Congress
Lost Records Discovered in Capitol Cleanup Lost Records Discovered in Capitol Cleanup
Opening the Doors of Congress Opening the Doors of Congress
Read President’s Message to Congress Read President’s Message to Congress