"Picture at an Exhibition"
by Clifton B. Parker via Hoover Digest
A vivid tapestry tucked away for decades, emerges from the archives.
Many of the Belgian collections concern US relief activities in German-occupied Belgium during World War I, especially those headed by Herbert Hoover. Other collections relate to Belgium under German occupation in World War II, politics, and the labor movement in Belgium during the twentieth century.
Private organization for provision of relief to Belgium during World War I
Member, Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1914–16
Belgian trade union official
US ambassador to Belgium, 1913–22
Belen, Jacques van der. Inventaire de la Collection Consacrée à la belgique dans la Deuxième Guerre Mondiale Réunie par les soins de la Belgian American Educational Foundation, Inc. à L'intention de la Hoover Library On War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University, California. Bruxelles: Presses Tilbury, 1950.
Perry, Ruth Robinson. Clandestine Publications Issued in Belgium During the German Occupation, 1914-1918: With a Checklist of Clandestine Serials in the Hoover Library On War, Revolution, and Peace. [Berkeley, 1939]
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