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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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Tule Lake Relocation Camp (John D. Cook papers, Hoover Archives)
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New Rotunda Exhibit On Japanese American Internment

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Voices from the Archives: Japanese American Internment, 1942–1946, the newest small exhibit to be featured in the Hoover Tower rotunda, commemorates the seventy-fifth anniversary of presidential Executive Order #9066 on February 19, 1942. 

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Representatives of Poland's Ministry of Culture and National Heritage join Robert H. Malott Director of Hoover Library & Archives, Eric Wakin (far right), at the signing ceremony in the historic Royal Castle in Warsaw.
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Hoover Joins The Polish Ministry Of Culture And National Heritage To Digitize And Make Available Thousands Of WWII Gulag Testimonies

Monday, January 30, 2017

On January 25th, representatives of Hoover Institution Library & Archives and three units of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage met in a ceremony celebrating an agreement to provide free digital access to some of Hoover’s most important materials about Soviet totalitarianism and its legacy. With the support of Poland’s Central Archives of Modern Records, National Digital Archives, and Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies, thousands of testimonies of Polish survivors of the Soviet Gulag preserved in Hoover’s Władysław Anders collection will be given full digital access in both the original Polish and English translation. 

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Linghu Pu (right) and his wife, Ma Huiyuan, in 1945.
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Hoover Archives Acquires The Papers Of Linghu Pu, Nationalist Official In North China

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Hoover has acquired the papers of Linghu Pu (1910–2000), a high-ranking Nationalist official in Shanxi Province in North China from 1945 to 1949.

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The identification card issued to Jakub Berman
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New Finding Aids Now Available For Hoover Archives Collections

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

New finding aids to seven collections at Hoover Archives are now available through the Online Archive of California. The new finding aids represent significant holdings in collections related to Russia, Latvia, Poland, and Japan.

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US Poster: The Strategic Nuclear Arms Race
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Research By Stephan Kieninger Explores The Reagan Administration’s Diplomacy

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Stephan Kieninger explores the legacy of Cold War nuclear policy and diplomacy.

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