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Middle East: New Acquisitions

January 9, 2013
Digital Images from Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan at Hoover Archives

Born-digital photographs depicting US National Guard units deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and images of leaflets and flyers distributed in those countries, are available for research at the Hoover Archives.

March 25, 2011
Libya: Italian Colonial Postcards from the 1920s to the 1940s

The Hoover Institution Archives recently acquired several dozen vintage postcards depicting battle scenes, regimental colors, and other illustrations of military life related to the Italian colonization of the region that later became known as Libya, beginning in the aftermath of World War I and continuing until Italian forces were driven out of North Africa by the Allies during World War II. Produced between 1915 and 1943, these postcards sought to glorify the exploits of the Italian military in the region, and mobilize the Italian public to support those campaigns.

April 28, 2009
Hoover Institution Archives Acquires Papers of Middle East Specialist and Award-winning Journalist John K. Cooley

The papers of John K. Cooley, a veteran journalist who covered the Middle East and North Africa for the Christian Science Monitor and ABC News, have recently been acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.