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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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Participants in Stanford's new Iranian arts initiative view Iranian posters and graphic materials at Hoover Library & Archives.
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Participants Of New Iranian Art Initiative Visit Hoover

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

On November 4, participants from the series Art, Social Space and Public Discourse in Iran visited Hoover Archives to view posters and graphic material from the Iranian Revolution and Iran-Iraq War. Art, Social Space and Public Discourse in Iran is the first chapter of the symposium series on Iranian art that aims to bring together an interdisciplinary array of critical conversations, on-site practices, and collaborative art projects in order to reassess and redefine art in the context of public space.

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Hoover Library & Archives Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Workshop on Political Economy

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are pleased to accept applications, beginning December 01, 2016, for participation in the 2017 Hoover Archives Summer Workshop on Political Economy.

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Hoover Announces the Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty Historical Recording Description Project

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives seeks volunteer contributors to audition and describe digitized recordings from the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcast archives.

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Herbert Romerstein Collection Now Available

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Processing of the large Herbert Romerstein Collection in the Hoover Institution Archives has been completed.  The collection provides unusually thorough documentation of international communism and communism in the United States.

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Hoover Launches New Milton Friedman Website

Friday, November 18, 2016

Hoover announces the launch of The Collected Works of Milton Friedman, the largest collection of Friedman’s work available on the internet.

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