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Congressman Merlin Hull of Wisconsin
Description of a meeting with Congressman Merlin Hull of Wisconsin.
Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Congressman Merlin Hull of Wisconsin
Congressman Merlin Hull of Wisconsin
Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin of Montana
Eyewitness account of Montana Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin’s vote against the U.S. declaration of war against Japan on December 8, 1941.
Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin of Montana
Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin of Montana
House Reading Clerk
Recollection of being offered the position of House Reading Clerk by Speaker Sam Rayburn.
Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
House Reading Clerk
House Reading Clerk
Lone Vote: Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin of Montana
Eyewitness account of Montana Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin's lone vote against the U.S. declaration of war against Japan on December 8, 1941.
Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Lone Vote: Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin of Montana
Lone Vote: Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin of Montana
The Speaker's Gavel
Background on the gavel used during the House proceedings that led to the declaration of war against Germany and Italy on December 11, 1941.
Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
The Speaker's Gavel
The Speaker's Gavel
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
View a documentary featuring former House Reading Clerk Irving Swanson remembering the U.S. declarations of war in 1941, accompanied by historical audio and video footage.
Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941