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From the Members of Congress section - Impact of Congress, Wrap-up


1. Senator Daniel Webster, Senate floor speech, January 1830
One of the giants of Senate history, Daniel Webster here speaks about threats to the Union and concludes: "Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable."
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Source: U.S. Senate Historical Office
http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/senate_thru_ages/1800_1859.jsp?Counter=1

2. Senate Chamber, 1848
Lithograph by Augustus Theodore Frederick Kollner showing the Old Senate Chamber in the Capitol, ten years before the Senate moved to its current chamber.
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Source: U.S. Senate Historical Office
http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/art/artifact/GraphicArt_38_00964.htm

4. Interior view of the House wing of the U.S. Capitol

1866 lithograph by E. Sachse & Co., showing the "new" House of Representatives chamber with visitors in the gallery.
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Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.00265
http://www.loc.gov/rr/mss/guide/ms025014.jpg


5. "The First Colored Senator and Representatives" - in the 41st and 42nd Congresses, 1872
Group portrait of African American legislators: Robert C. De Large, Jefferson H. Long, H.R. Revels, Benj. S. Turner, Josiah T. Walls, Joseph H. Rainy, and R. Brown Elliot.
Lithograph by Currier and Ives, 1872

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Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.17564


6. 1874 Senate on the Capitol steps
On the main steps of Capitol building that lead into the Rotunda, east front, 1874.

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Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Senators_-_43rd_US_Congress.jpg

7. Women at committee door:

TITLE: Woman Suffrage. Group of Suffragists at House Office Building, 1916

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http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/hec.06857/


Delegates at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 prepare to sign the U.S. Constitution.

credit: "Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States" by artist Howard Chandler Christy
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http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/senate_thru_ages/1789_1800.jsp?Counter=0


4. 1806 DRAWING BY LATROBE

TITLE: United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Perspective from the northeast (1806)

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http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2001697195/
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/ppmsca.09501/

6. 1846
TITLE: United States Capitol, Washington, D.C., east front elevation

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http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004664419/

8. Image of Dome Revision 1859

Cross-section drawing of the Capitol dome and Rotunda, 1859

Drawing by Thomas U. Walter showing the new high dome that was added on top of the existing dome to be more in proportion with the large House and Senate wings that were added to the Capitol.
Source: Architect of the Capitol
http://www.aoc.gov/cc/capitol/rotunda.cfm
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12. Image of Capitol Building after Lincoln death (Need to reverse image, it's backwards)

TITLE: Washington, D.C. Spectators at side of the Capitol, which is hung with crepe and has flag at half-mast
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http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cwpb.04192/?co=cwp


13. 1906- WIDE VIEW

TITLE: Capitol Building at Washington, D.C., c. 1906
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http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/pan.6a03055/
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/thc1995002322/PP/
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/thc.5a45459/

16. AERIAL VIEW:


TITLE: Aerial view, United States Capitol building, Washington, D.C. (2007)
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LOC Version: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2010630477/
http://www.totallyfreeimages.com/377687/Aerial-view,-United-States-Capitol-building,-Washington,-D.C.

17. TITLE: U.S. Capitol with Spring Flowers

Can use with this:
SI Neg. 96-1803. Date: 1996...The dome of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. rises above bright red spring flowers in one of the gardens on the Capitol grounds. ..Credit: Eric Long (Smithsonian Institution)
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/publicresourceorg/493797266/

18. Capitol with Visitor Center

"East front of the Capitol at sunset"
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http://www.aoc.gov/cc/photo-gallery/
http://www.aoc.gov/cc/photo-gallery/images/EastFront_night.jpg