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The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron describes the seating arrangement on the House Floor.
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron, U.S. Representative of Maryland
No Vote on the House Floor
No Vote on the House Floor
No Vote on the House Floor
Jennice Fuentes recalls the Resident Commissioner finding ways to remain influential in the legislative process without being able to vote on the House Floor.
Jennice Fuentes, Chief of Staff, Representative Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois
Pages on the House Floor
Pages on the House Floor
Pages on the House Floor
Description of the responsibilities of Pages assigned to the House Floor during the 1940s and 1950s.
Joe Bartlett, Clerk to the Minority, U.S. House of Representatives
"Regular Order Was the Day"
"Regular Order Was the Day"
"Regular Order Was the Day"
Ronald W. Lasch details the steady flow of legislation through the House during the 1960s and 1970s.
Ronald W. Lasch, Republican Floor Assistant and Minority Postmaster
Rotation of Reporters
Rotation of Reporters
Rotation of Reporters
Joe Strickland outlines the specialized schedule reporters follow on the House Floor.
Joe Strickland, Chief Reporter, Office of Official Reporters
Running the Democratic Cloakroom
Running the Democratic Cloakroom
Running the Democratic Cloakroom
Detailed explanation of the work of the Democratic Cloakroom staff during the 1970s and 1980s.
Donnald K. Anderson, Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives
Singing in the House Chamber
Singing in the House Chamber
Singing in the House Chamber
Recollections of the frivolity on the House Floor before adjournment of the first session of the 84th Congress (1955–1957).
Bill Goodwin, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Singing in the Well
Singing in the Well
Singing in the Well
Memories of singing in the House Chamber with Representative Louis Rabaut of Michigan.
The Honorable John Dingell, Jr., U.S. Representative of Michigan and Son of Representative John Dingell, Sr., of Michigan
The 18-Minute Gap
The 18-Minute Gap
The 18-Minute Gap
Linda Melconian recounts her experience on the House Floor during a pivotal moment in the Watergate investigation.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
The 1975 Vote to Preserve Title IX
The 1975 Vote to Preserve Title IX
The 1975 Vote to Preserve Title IX
Gwendolyn Mink describes the accident that caused her mother to leave the floor before casting a vote on an amendment to an educational appropriations bill in 1975.
Gwendolyn Mink, daughter of the Honorable Patsy Takemoto Mink of Hawaii
The Changing Republican Cloakroom
The Changing Republican Cloakroom
The Changing Republican Cloakroom
Discussion of the changing role of the House cloakrooms.
Myles Garrigan, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
The Dellums Amendment: Part One
The Dellums Amendment: Part One
The Dellums Amendment: Part One
Representative Dellums provides background on the passage of his amendment calling for U.S. economic sanctions against South Africa.
The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums, U.S. Representative of California