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

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

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

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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Darlington (background, middle with cigarette) sits with his staff on the Jurists Committee at the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization.
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Papers Of Economist And Ambassador Charles F. Darlington Now Available

Monday, July 11, 2016

The papers of economist, financial adviser, policy analyst, speechwriter, and ambassador Charles F. Darlington are now available at Hoover Archives. From the League of Nations to the United Nations, Saudi Arabian oil industry to the U.S. State Department, and presidents from Herbert Hoover to J.F.K., the Charles F. Darlington papers illustrate the life of an economist-turned-ambassador, businessman-turned-public servant, and Republican-turned-Democrat with a knack for observation and a quiet but sharp sense of humor.

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Yingdan Lu is an MA student at Stanford’s Center for East Asian Studies, where she focuses her research on media, technology, and Chinese society.
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Silas Palmer Fellow Yingdan Lu Explores The Pictorial Representation Of Chinese Women During The Cultural Revolution

Monday, July 11, 2016

Silas Palmer fellow Yingdan Lu, an MA student at Stanford’s Center for East Asian Studies, describes her work with the Chinese Cultural revolution holdings at Hoover Archives.

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Kera Lovell is a PhD candidate in the American Studies department at Purdue University. Her dissertation is titled "Radical Manifest Destiny: Urban Green Space and the Battle for American Identity."

Silas Palmer Fellow Kera Lovell Explores Urban Green Spaces as Expressions of American Identity

Monday, July 11, 2016

Silas Palmer research fellow Kera Lovell explores urban green spaces as expressions of American identity.

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Silas Palmer research fellow Parks M. Coble is the James L. Sellers professor of history at the University of Nebraska

Hoover Archives Research Fellow Investigates the Hyperinflation and Collapse of Chiang Kai-shek’s China, 1944-1948

Monday, July 11, 2016

Hoover Archives research fellow Parks M. Coble, of the University of Nebraska, describes his research on the economic conditions in Chiang Kai-shek’s China in the 1940s.

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A Corporal’s Letter To The General: Lech Wałęsa’s Famous 1982 Note To General Wojciech Jaruzelski Found In The Hoover Archives

Monday, July 11, 2016

The original copy of the most celebrated Polish letter of the 1980s has surfaced in the Hoover Institution Archives.  This three-sentence note by the Polish Solidarity trade union leader and the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Lech Wałęsa, was written from his internment to Poland’s communist prime minister, General Wojciech Jaruzelski. The letter was found in the miscellaneous papers of Poland’s last communist minister of the interior, general Czesław Kiszczak, which were received by Hoover in May of this year from the family of the minister, who died in November 2015.

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