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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

The mile-long Merefa-Kherson bridge on the Dnieper River in Dniepropetrovsk (Dnipro), was the longest reinforced concrete arch bridge in Europe.  This is how it looked under repair in September 1941, after it was blown up by the retreating Red Army.  Two

Hoover acquires two new photograph albums from Operation Barbarossa

“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

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

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Political Economy Workshop Discusses Race and Conservatism

Friday, June 30, 2017

Now in its fourth year, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives’ Workshop on Political Economy brings together scholars from across the globe to study the history of economic thought using the archives of such notable thinkers as Karl Popper, Milton Friedman, and F.A. Hayek.  This year the workshop welcomed Leah Wright Rigueur, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University and author of The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power (2015), who presented a keynote address on June 28th.

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New Digital Materials from the Friedrich A. von Hayek Papers Now Available

Monday, June 26, 2017

New digital materials from the Friedrich A. von Hayek papers are now available to researchers for the first time.

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An Analysis Of American Media’s Reports On Early Chinese Students In The U.S. From 1881 To 1938

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Xiaolin Zhao examines the way American media depicted Chinese students and how these images evolved from 1881 to 1938.

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How Hoover Archives Helped Me Better Understand The Current Catalan Independence Movement 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Victoria Saez describes her investigation into how Catalan nationalism emerged and what it has meant throughout its existence.

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The End Of Prague Spring In Bratislava: Jānis Sīkstulis Photo Archive Acquired By Hoover Library & Archives

Monday, June 5, 2017

Hoover Archives has acquired the collection of Jānis Sīkstulis. Jānis Sīkstulis was in Bratislava, the second-largest city of the country and capital of Slovakia, when the Warsaw Pact forces invaded and occupied it to stop “counterrevolution” and to make sure that the country remained in the Soviet bloc. 

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