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We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam

Rarely seen photographs take center stage for the Hoover Library & Archives’ new exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam

Visit Hoover's exhibition, The Crown Under the Hammer

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Hoover launches a new workshop featuring research in the Hoji Shinbun collection

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Masuo Kitaji’s hand-illustrated Japanese translation Bibles acquired by Hoover

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Read about U.S. Psychological Warfare during the Korean War and Vietnam War.

Merry Wartime Christmas 1941

Rudy Kikel’s German and American Christmas cards, and other wartime ephemera, have been added to the Hoover holdings.

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Hoover scholars and staff discuss radio preservation in Washington D.C.

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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Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki Memoirs And Drawings Now Available Online

Friday, April 20, 2018

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available to researchers the memoirs and drawings of Polish diplomat, agronomist, writer, and nobleman Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki.

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Hoover’s Rare Materials Illuminate A Forgotten Theater Of Fighting In WWII

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

There were many important battles in World War II (WWII) which occurred in the European and Asian theatres, respectively. However, there was also another important theatre of battle in WWII which is still not well known: Africa.

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Eriks Jekabsons’ Magnum Opus On American Assistance To Latvia Released In Riga

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Professor Eriks Jekabsons of the University of Latvia, a historian who has worked at the Hoover Institution several times during the past decade, has written an 800-page monograph on relations between Latvia and the United States, with special emphasis on the American aid to that country during 1918−22. The publication is based mostly on documentation found in the Hoover Archives and is richly illustrated with photographs from Hoover holdings.

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Papers Of Iranian Diplomat Ardeshir Zahedi Now Available!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The papers of Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian statesman and the Shah’s last Ambassador to the United States, are now described and open for research. The bulk of the collection is focused on Zahedi’s  second appointment as Iranian Ambassador to the United States, (1973-1979).

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Deadline Extended For The Summer Workshop On Authoritarianism And Democratic Breakdown

Friday, April 6, 2018

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives at Stanford University is pleased to announce that the deadline for applications for the Summer 2018 Workshop on Authoritarianism and Democratic Breakdown has been extended to April 19, 2018.

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