House chamber, with President Woodrow Wilson addressing Congress, 1917

Tue, 2013-04-23 16:27 -- administrator

The tiered platform, or rostrum, dominates the House Chamber. From here, the Speaker conducts business and welcomes the Senate for joint sessions of Congress, such as this World War I–era address by President Wilson.

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

Time Period: 
Image: 

Share This Page