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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
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 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
A Different Time
A Different Time
A Different Time
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly recalls how girls were treated differently because of their gender when she was younger.
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly, U.S. Representative of New York
Being a Member of Congress with Young Children
Being a Member of Congress with Young Children
Being a Member of Congress with Young Children
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder describes the difficulty of maintaining professionalism while traveling with her young children.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
Close Friends
Close Friends
Close Friends
The Honorable William Lacy Clay Sr. discusses the close friendship he shared with Representatives Louis Stokes and Gus Hawkins.
The Honorable William Lacy Clay Sr., U.S. Representative of Missouri
Emanuel Celler of New York
Emanuel Celler of New York
Emanuel Celler of New York
House Judiciary Committee counsel Benjamin Zelenko remembers his mentor, Emanuel Celler of New York.
Benjamin Zelenko, Counsel, House Committee on the Judiciary
"She Wins, We Win," and the FBI
"She Wins, We Win," and the FBI
"She Wins, We Win," and the FBI
Congresswoman Schroeder wanted to accomplish several things with her campaign slogan, including communicating her stance on humanitarian rights and clearly stating her gender. Unexpectedly, it also prompted FBI surveillance of her 1972 campaign.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
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
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 Collaborative Relationship
A Collaborative Relationship
A Collaborative Relationship
The Honorable Susan Molinari describes working with her father to gain resources for New York while he was borough president of Staten Island.
The Honorable Susan Molinari, U.S. Representative of New York
A Different Dimension
A Different Dimension
A Different Dimension
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke describes the diverse qualities women bring to the House.
The Honorable Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.S. Representative of California