African Americans Depicted in Art in the United States Capitol and Legislative Buildings are listed below:
Bronze by Daub and Firmin Studios, LLC, 2013
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bronze by by John Wilson, 1985.
Bronze by by Artis Lane, 2009.
Blanche Kelso Bruce, Senator from Mississippi
Shirley Chisholm, Representative from New York
Oil on canvas by Kadir Nelson, 2008.
William L. Dawson, Chair of Government Operations, 1969–1974
Oil on canvas by Robert Bruce Williams, 1968.
Ron Dellums, Chair of Armed Services Committee 1993–1994
Oil on canvas by André White, 1997.
William H. Gray III, Chair of Budget Committee 1985-1988
Oil on canvas by Simmie Knox, 1996.
Augustus Hawkins, Chair of Education & Labor committee 1984–1991
Oil on canvas by Joseph Maniscalco, 1990.
Parren Mitchell, Chair of the House Small Business Committee 1981–1986
Photograph on canvas by Joseph D. Clipper, Jr., no date.
Battle of Lake Erie, 1813, by William H. Powell, Senate Collection
General Marion Inviting a British Officer to Share his Meal, by John Blake White, Senate Collection
Ronald E. McNair
The Challenger Crew, Oil on canvas by Charles Schmidt, 1987.
The Boston Massacre, 1770, Lunette in fresco by Constantino Brumidi, 1871.
Henry Garnet and several unidentified men
Civil Rights Bill Passes, 1866, Oil on canvas by Allyn Cox, 1974.
Unidentified man voting
"Emancipation Proclamation" vignette next to Lincoln’s Second Inaugural, 1865, Oil on canvas by Allyn Cox, 1982.
Joseph H. Rainey
"The First Black Congressman" vignette next to Women’s Suffrage Parade, 1917, Oil on canvas by Allyn Cox, 1982.
Slave Labor Commemorative Marker, 2012
Commemorating the important role played by laborers, including enslaved African Americans, in building the United States Capitol.
Officer Jacob Chestnut
Chestnut-Gibson Plaque, Memorial to Officer Jacob Chestnut and Detective John Gibson who gave their lives defending the United States Capitol on July 24, 1998.