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A Curse and a Blessing
A Curse and a Blessing
A Curse and a Blessing
Rochelle Dornatt explains the way technological changes have shaped the relationship between Members and their constituents.
Rochelle Dornatt, Chief of Staff, Representative Sam Farr of California
1950s Stenotype Machine
1950s Stenotype Machine
1950s Stenotype Machine
Joe Strickland explains how to use a stenotype machine using the House Collection's 1950s model.
Joe Strickland, Chief Reporter, Office of Official Reporters
1998 Shooting of Two Capitol Police Officers
1998 Shooting of Two Capitol Police Officers
1998 Shooting of Two Capitol Police Officers
Reaction to learning of the shooting deaths of two friends and colleagues.
Arva Marie Johnson, Officer, U.S. Capitol Police Department
A Bottle of Coke
A Bottle of Coke
A Bottle of Coke
Charles Marston remembers a close encounter with President Harry S. Truman.
Charles Marston, Assistant Superintendent, House Press Gallery
A New Generation of Members
A New Generation of Members
A New Generation of Members
Ronald W. Lasch remembers an influx of younger Members changing the House in the 1970s.
Ronald W. Lasch, Republican Floor Assistant and Minority Postmaster
A Trip to the White House
A Trip to the White House
A Trip to the White House
Memories of a Page trip to visit President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House.
Myles Garrigan, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Access to the Capitol during the 1970s
Access to the Capitol during the 1970s
Access to the Capitol during the 1970s
The open environment in the Capitol Building in the 1970s.
Felda Looper, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Accessibility at the Democratic National Convention
Accessibility at the Democratic National Convention
Accessibility at the Democratic National Convention
Rochelle Dornatt remembers the significance of accessibility issues at the 1988 Democratic National Convention.
Rochelle Dornatt, Chief of Staff, Representative Sam Farr of California
Accessing the Boys' Club
Accessing the Boys' Club
Accessing the Boys' Club
Kathy Gille reflects on what she learned as the lone woman among floor assistants.
Kathy Gille, Executive Floor Assistant, Representative David Bonior of Michigan
Account of the Shooting
Account of the Shooting
Account of the Shooting
Joe Bartlett shares his memories of the shooting on the House Floor.
Joe Bartlett, Clerk to the Minority, U.S. House of Representatives
Advice from Representative Ella T. Grasso of Connecticut
Advice from Representative Ella T. Grasso of Connecticut
Advice from Representative Ella T. Grasso of Connecticut
Linda Melconian remembers the sage professional advice she received from Representative Ella T. Grasso.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
Advice, Loss, and District Outreach
Advice, Loss, and District Outreach
Advice, Loss, and District Outreach
Personal reflections on the impact of the September 11th attacks.
Clare Coleman, Chief of Staff, Representative Nita M. Lowey of New York