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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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History Matters: A Fellow Makes Sense Of China’s Present Through Its Past

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Glenn Tiffert, a Visiting Fellow, is among a new breed of historians who are marshalling digital technologies and the tools of data science to probe the past.  A specialist on twentieth-century China, he received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and taught at the University of Michigan...

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‘Forward Ever’: Post-Colonial Capitalism And Socialism In Ghana, 1957-1966

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

On March 6, 1957, the first African socialist revolution commenced. With an estimated population of six million, the tiny new country, Ghana, captivated the globe’s attention. Its first prime minister, Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972), confidently claimed that Ghana would “show that after all the black man [wa]s capable of managing his own affairs.”

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Panel Discussion On The Vietnam War Opens New Exhibition

Monday, June 4, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, Hoover Library & Archives marked the opening of the exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam with a panel discussion about Vietnam War-era politics and journalism.

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Hoover Institution Acquires Ashizawa Papers Highlighting The Hokubei Butokukai

Monday, June 4, 2018

The recently acquired Ashizawa papers highlight activities of Hokubei Butokukai (the North American Military Virtue Society), branch of the Dai Nippon Butokukai (the Great Japan Military Virtue Society) in California in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Patriotic Education Literature From The Russian Federation

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Since its inception, the Hoover Institution has collected materials on education from around the world, from the Russian Mass Education pamphlet collection focused on early Soviet educational and propaganda efforts through the enormous Hanna Collection on the Role of Education in Twentieth-Century Society, established in 1976. Soviet education was always of special interest, and the library continued to receive materials until the collapse of the USSR.

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