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Silas Palmer Fellow Katy Doll Examines U.S. Psychological Warfare During The Korean War And Vietnam War

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The pages of the June 1952 “Life and Times in the First Radio Broadcasting and Leaflet Group” display a convivial group working at their craft. In the illustrated yearbook, pages of photographs show American military men (and a few women as civilian support staff) smiling at the camera, cheering on...

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Hoover Represented At Annual Fort Ross Dialogue In San Francisco

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The 6th annual Fort Ross Dialogue took place in San Francisco Presidio Club on October 14−16. This day-long Russia-US conference is named after the historical settlement of Russian pioneers in what today is California. The Dialogue took place on the 150th Anniversary of the sale of Russian America to the United States.

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Collecting The Revolution: Hoover Scholars Discuss The History Of Russian Art At Hoover

Thursday, November 30, 2017

On November 10-11, Hoover scholars and staff participated in the annual conference of the Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (ASEES) in Chicago. They discussed Hoover’s rich holdings of art, photography, books, film, and documents related to the Russian Revolution. 

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Hoover Archives Staff and Scholars Discuss Cold War Broadcasting at Recent Library Of Congress Conference

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Cold War Communication Project (CWCP), an outgrowth of the Library of Congress Radio Preservation Task Force and the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, organized and sponsored two panels at the Woodrow Wilson Center and another at the Library of Congress November 2-3, 2017.

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Public Service, Processing, and Preservation: Intern Theresa Berger at Hoover Archives

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Theresa Berger, a graduate student in Library & Information Science concentrating in Archival Studies, reflects on a year working in Hoover Archives.

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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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