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Above: Library & Archives Director Eric Wakin, Ambassador Jones, and Maciej Siekierski, Senior Curator of European collections at Hoover Library & Archives
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United States Ambassador To Poland Paul W. Jones Visits The Hoover Institution

Friday, March 17, 2017

On March 13, 2017, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives hosted Paul W. Jones, US ambassador to Poland.   Jones was interested in learning more about Hoover’s world-famous Polish holdings, the largest and most-comprehensive documentation on modern Poland outside Poland. 

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Young Men's Christian Associations collection, Hoover Archives, Envelope CCC

Silas Palmer Fellow Examines the Role of the WWI Doughboy in American Mass Culture

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Mark Hauser examines how the centralization of men and materials by the United States military and its affiliated welfare agencies played a key role in disseminating and strengthening the grasp of mass culture on American society.

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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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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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Silas Palmer research fellow Yuan Tian
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Silas Palmer Fellow And Former Hoover Research Assistant Uncovers The Rich History Of Medical Missions In China

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Silas Palmer research fellow and former Hoover research assistant Yuan Tian uses Hoover collections to uncover the history of European and North American medical missions to West China at the turn of the twentieth century.

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The Library & Archives 2016 in Review

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The year 2016 brought enormous expansion to Hoover Library & Archives’ digitization initiatives, outreach efforts, scholarship, and student engagement. In addition to adding new acquisitions to our collections, we organized well-attended exhibitions, events, and workshops that highlighted the richness of our holdings and the connections of history to policy. The year also yielded increased media coverage of our dynamic and diverse materials and programs.

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Hoover Collection Specialists Present On Russian And Eurasian Art At Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

On November 17-20, curators, staff members, and visiting fellows from Hoover Library & Archives joined more than seventy art historians, librarians, and archivists at the annual conference of the Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies in Washington, DC. Hoover affiliates participated in two panels that featured materials from Hoover’s 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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Kaoru "Kay" Ueda is Hoover's first-ever curator for the Japanese Diaspora Initiative.
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Welcome To New Curator Kaoru Ueda

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

This month, Hoover Library & Archives welcomes Kaoru “Kay” Ueda as the first-ever curator for Hoover's Japanese Diaspora Initiative.

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