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Eric Wakin, the Robert H. Malott director of the Hoover Insitution Library & Archives, delivered the keynote lecture at Hoover Hometown Days in West Branch, Iowa on August 8, 2015

Eric Wakin delivers keynote address for Herbert Hoover's 141st birthday

Polish troops at a shooting range.

Hoover Archives has received a collection of nearly five hundred photographs taken in Iraq during 2005–6 by Maciej Milczanowski, one of Hoover Library & Archives’ 2015 Silas Palmer Fellows. 

Nikita Khrushchev, first secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, and Nikolai Bulganin, Soviet premier, on board the cruiser Ordzhonikidze, April 1956 (Voenno-Morskoĭ Flot Photographs, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives)

New Soviet collection revives a Cold War mystery

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A letter from Young Marshal Zhang Xuelang to Kung

Newly Processed Collections Now Available at Hoover Archives

Friday, January 22, 2016

Hoover Archives has recently processed and made available four new collections, including the diaries of Chiang Kai-shek's personal assistant, Chen Bulei.

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On January 14th, Hoover Archives added its third piece of the Berlin Wall to its permanent collection. The most recently acquired segment of the wall was the gift of Joan and Michael Green.
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Hoover Archives Acquires Its Third Piece Of The Berlin Wall

Thursday, January 21, 2016

On January 14th, Hoover Archives acquired its third piece of the Berlin Wall as a gift from donors Joan and Michael Green. As an iconic symbol of the fall of Communism, the piece of the Berlin Wall will enhance Hoover’s already strong holdings related to the Cold War and its aftermath.

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During her visit Haben Girma examined the sandals worn by fighters of the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front (E.P.L.F.). As members of the E.P.L.F., two of her paternal uncles had died fighting for the independence of Eritrea.
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Activist Haben Girma Visits Hoover Archives

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Haben Girma, an Eritrean-American, the first Deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and White House’s “Champion of Change” honoree visited Hoover Institution Archives on January 13, 2016. During her visit, Haben was able to touch and feel items from Hoover’s Eritrea Subject Collection.

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Graduate intern Jason Hiller digitized rare Nazi news reels from Hoover's Universum Film AG (UFA) collection during the summer of 2015.
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A Study In Cinematic Propaganda

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Jason Hiller, a 2015 graduate intern at Hoover Institution Library & Archives, shares his experiences digitizing a collection of rare Nazi news reels.

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Krstulović addressing his fighters, Svilaja range (Dinaric Alps), Croatia, 1942
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Farewell To Dalmatia: Vicko Krstulović Papers Come To Hoover

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Hoover Library & Archives acquired another major collection pertaining to Yugoslavia, the Vicko Krstulović Papers.  Krstulović (1905−88) was a Croat communist and partisan commander during World War II in Dalmatia, the historic region along the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea. 
 

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