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Bradley Bauer

Associate Archivist — Collection Development

Brad Bauer is associate archivist for collection development at the Hoover Institution Archives.

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Herbert Hoover poses for his portrait at a studio in Perth, Western Australia

Herbert Hoover, the graduate: have Stanford degree, will travel

by Bradley Bauervia Behind the Scenes
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

As Stanford University sends off another graduating class into the world, students are faced with a bewildering array of questions: Should they continue on to graduate studies or immediately look for a job? Can a new graduate even find a job in this difficult economy? And what does the future hold in store for someone with a newly minted degree as he or she leaves “The Farm”?

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A Few Brave Voices

by Bradley Bauervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

An exhibit tells the story of the Soviet dissidents who fought the Kremlin—and, in the end, won. By Brad Bauer.

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Revolutionary Eye: The Political Education of Wolfgang Janisch

by Bradley Bauervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Looking at the world around him in the 1970s and ’80s, East German artist Wolfgang Janisch saw much to protest: the East German communist dictatorship, the nuclear arms race, and rampant environmental destruction. How a humble man with an ordinary life began making extraordinary art—and helped bring down the Berlin Wall. By Brad Bauer.

The Gulag: Life Inside

by Bradley Bauervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2005

The Hoover Institution Archives houses an extensive collection of material on the Soviet Gulag. The diaries, letters, faded photographs, and prison records offer remarkable insight into life in the prison camps. By Brad Bauer.