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Read about the Library & Archives' 2016 events, exhibitions, and publications

A dollar bill carried aboard and signed by the members of the bombing crew on July 1, 1946 (Beth Flippen Scheel collection, box 1)

Hoover marks the seventieth anniversary of the Bikini Atoll nuclear tests with the release of rare sound recordings

“Germany 1936: Events Worth Visiting in the Olympic Year” (German Subject collection)

Hoover acquires new materials from the 1936 Olympics

During Herbert Hoover’s administration (1929-1933), the size of national forests expanded by more than two million acres, and the land designated for national parks and monuments increased by forty percent. Hoover also lobbied tirelessly for expanding the

Hoover Archives celebrates the centennial of the National Park Service with an article about Herbert Hoover's expansion of our nation's parks

Participants of the 2016 Hoover Library & Archives Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes

Hoover fellow and Stanford historian Norman Naimark addresses the 2016 Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes
 

Map showing Soviet naval activities off Inchon Bay, January 1954.

Hoover Archives acquires espionage files from post-World War II Japan

Hoover preserves and makes available new footage of Churchill's 1940s travel in Cuba

Student delegates from the Stanford US-Russia Forum view documents and photographs from Russian collections at Hoover Archives

Students from Stanford's US-Russia Forum Visit Hoover Archives

The Hoover digitization team built this copy stand using inexpensive materials and DIY improvisation.

Hoover imaging specialists design new approaches to the digitization of rare artifacts

Chief of State Pétain greets his supporters, Vichy, May 1944

Hoover Archives acquires the family photographs of Philippe Pétain, Marshal of France

Anatol Shmelev is named the inaugural Robert Conquest Curator of Russian and Eurasian Collections

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Silas Palmer Fellow Niall Chithelen Examines the Lives of Foreign Journalists in Twentieth-Century China

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Niall Chithelen uses the archive of Randall C. Gould and Milly Bennett to better understand the lives of foreign journalists in twentieth-century China.

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Recent Visiting Fellow Uses Hoover Archives to Revisit the Field of Comparative Economic Systems and the Problem of Assessing Soviet Economies

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Visiting research fellow Paul Dragos Aligica uses the archives at Hoover for the comparative analysis of economic systems.

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Johnny Cash performing for US soldiers in Vietnam in 1971.
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Newly Digitized Vietnam War Material Now Available Online

Monday, March 20, 2017

Hoover Library & Archives is pleased to announce that two newly digitized collections related to the Vietnam War are now available online through Hoover’s digital collections portal. Hoover now has a total of 1219 Vietnam-related materials online.

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Above: Library & Archives Director Eric Wakin, Ambassador Jones, and Maciej Siekierski, Senior Curator of European collections at Hoover Library & Archives
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United States Ambassador To Poland Paul W. Jones Visits The Hoover Institution

Friday, March 17, 2017

On March 13, 2017, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives hosted Paul W. Jones, US ambassador to Poland.   Jones was interested in learning more about Hoover’s world-famous Polish holdings, the largest and most-comprehensive documentation on modern Poland outside Poland. 

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Partner Institutions And Volunteers Describe Hundreds Of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Broadcasts For The Hoover Archives

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Historical Recording Description Project, a hybrid effort whereby crowdsourcing augments established agreements with partner institutions, produced its 500th description this week. The project, which soft-launched in January 2016, seeks to provide English-language content summaries for over 5,500 (and counting!) digitized radio broadcasts from the RFE/RL collections.

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