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Adam Howe is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at Florida International University.
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Silas Palmer Fellow Adam Howe Explores The History Of Religious Organizations In Southeast Asia

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Adam Howe traces the historical relationship between the state and religion in post-World War II Southeast Asia.

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Mei Li Inouye is a doctoral candidate in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Stanford University, with an MFA in Creative Writing. Her interests include modern and contemporary Chinese literature, film, dance, theater, and visual cultur
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Tracking Jiang Qing (1914-1991) In Stanford University’s Hoover Archives

Monday, November 6, 2017

Stanford PhD candidate and Silas Palmer research fellow Mei Li Inouye describes her research on Jiang Qing (1914-1991)—also known as Madame Mao—and official gender discourses over a tumultuous six decades in modern Chinese history.

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Hoover Featured In Upcoming Library Of Congress Radio Preservation Task Force Conference

Monday, October 16, 2017

The final schedule of the 2017 Radio Preservation Task Force Conference in Washington, DC has been released and Hoover stands to play a major role. Themed, “From Archive to Classroom,” the event spans three official days, November 2nd-4th, with related events scheduled for the 1st.

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Silas Palmer fellow Michael D. Aguirre is a doctoral candidate in the history department at the University of Washington.
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Silas Palmer Fellow Michael D. Aguirre Investigates The History Of Labor in California's Imperial Valley

Friday, October 13, 2017

This month Silas Palmer fellow Michael D. Aguirre visited Hoover to undertake the herculean task of opening more than eighty-eight boxes from the Victor V. Vesey papers. Vesey, a California legislator from 1971-74, is central to Aguirre's book project, which focuses on the relationship between industrial agriculture and maquiladoras in the eastern California borderlands during the 1960s and 1970s. By reading Vesey's correspondence with constituents and labor leaders, Aguirre was able to better understand the agriculture, labor, and energy policies that shaped California in the late twentieth century.

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Aeon At Hoover Library & Archives: Launching October 12th!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Starting October 12th, the Hoover Library & Archives will be implementing Aeon, a software system specially designed for special collections and archives. Through this easy-to-use system, researchers will be able to register to use our reading rooms online and submit requests for our materials directly from our library catalog, SearchWorks, and our collection guides on the Online Archive of California. Through Aeon, users will also be able to submit duplication orders, save requests for later, track the status of current requests, and access your request history.

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Summer Intern Rita Wang Discovers A Passion For East Asian Archives

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Hoover summer intern Rita Wang describes her experiences exploring East Asian material at Hoover Archives.
 

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Hoover Summer Intern Jackson Dalman Explores The History Of Cold War Radio

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Georgetown University undergraduate Jackson Dalman describes working on the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty collection as a summer intern at Hoover Archives.

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Silas Palmer Fellow John S. Huntington Investigates The History Of The Radical Right

Monday, August 28, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow John S. Huntington discusses his book manuscript, “Right-Wing Paranoid Blues: Radical Activism and Modern Conservatism,” which explores the mid-century Radical Right’s influence upon the shape and tenor of current American politics.

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History And The Hello Girls: Hoover Fellow Elizabeth Cobbs Discusses Feminism And The First World War

Thursday, August 24, 2017

On August 22 Hoover research fellow Elizabeth Cobbs delivered a talk based on her research on the First World War Women’s Signal Corps, the first female unit in the United States Army, as part of the Library & Archives’ ongoing History & Policy lecture series. Cobbs is the author of the recent book The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers, for which she conducted research in the collections at Hoover.

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Hoover Library & Archives undergraduate intern Helena Ong
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Hoover Undergraduate Intern Helena Ong Learns Hands-On History During A Summer In The Archives

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Undergraduate intern Helena Ong describes her summer internship at Hoover, during which she explored materials on the history and politics of the Vietnam War.

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