During his forty-one year career as both a U.S. Senator and Congressman, Claude Pepper amassed a large collection of photographs, over 5,000 in total, which help to illustrate his rich and eventful life.

The Pepper Photograph Collection includes personal photos from Winston Churchill, Franklin D. & Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and John F. Kennedy among other well-known U.S. and international dignitaries. Also included in the collection are family photos and personal portraits of Senator Pepper as well as photographs taken while he attended political events ranging from the Democratic National Convention of 1936 to the Social Security Reform hearings of 1985.