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Remembering Ramon H. Myers

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Ramon H. Myers, Hoover Institution senior fellow, noted scholar of the history, economics, and politics of Asia and former curator of the East Asia Collection of Hoover’s Library & Archives, passed away at the age of 86. Ramon’s tireless scholarly activity greatly enriched our understanding of economic growth and human rights across Asia. His contribution to Hoover was extraordinary.

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Remembering Henry Rowen

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Henry S. “Harry” Rowen, Hoover Institution senior fellow, Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Management at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, and recipient of the United States Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal, passed away November 12, 2015, at the age of 90. Harry’s work in policy, public service, and academia spanned 6 decades and yielded countless contributions to our understanding of international economics, security, and development. His strength in advancing Hoover’s mission and reputation was inimitable.
 

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Remembering John Chubb

Monday, November 16, 2015

John Chubb, a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of Hoover’s Koret Task Force on K–12 Education, passed away on November 12, 2015. "Our hearts are heavy with the news of John Chubb's passing. John spent his life dedicated to making our nation's schools better for our kids, and he will be remembered always for his extraordinary work in education reform."

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Polish troops at a shooting range.
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Iraq Through The Lens Of A Silas Palmer Fellow

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Hoover Archives has received a collection of nearly five hundred photographs taken in Iraq during 2005–6 by Maciej Milczanowski, one of Hoover Library & Archives’ 2015 Silas Palmer Fellows.   Professor Milczanowski, who now directs the International Security Department of the University of Information, Technology, and Management in Rzeszów, Poland, was a captain with the Polish contingent of the Multinational Force Iraq.

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Ivan Pavlov and associates posing for the camera during a brief pause from their game of gorodki.
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Film Featuring Shots Of Ivan Pavlov, Scenes Of Leningrad Preserved

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A film shot in Soviet Russia in 1930 by American medical researcher Francis Bishop was preserved with funding from a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

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Documents of deceased Polish deportees
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Newly Processed Collections Now Available At Hoover Archives

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Hoover Archives has processed and made available four new collections.

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A safe conduct pass issued in the early 1970s by the Parliamentary Democratic Party, a group led by U Nu, who had also led an armed resistance group on the Thai-Burmese border against the military rule of General Ne Win. (Burmese Subject Collection, Hoove
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Hoover Institution Opens Burmese Subject Collection

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The Hoover Institution’s newly created Burmese Subject Collection includes historical materials ranging from the British colonial period to the post-1948 independent era. Among the valuable documents are brochures, issuances, and investigative reports by the British authorities, documents pertaining to the Burmese ruling military junta and antigovernment forces from the 1950s to the 1970s, and the campaign materials of Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy under her leadership.

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Warsaw, Krakowskie Przedmieście near the Church of the Holy Cross, circa September 1944
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Central Europe In Ruins: More World War II Photographs Received By The Archives

Monday, November 9, 2015

The Hoover Archives has received 208 original black-and-white photographs taken between 1943 and 1945 in Germany and the occupied territories. The photos are a gift from History San Jose (HSJ), Silicon Valley’s largest and most comprehensive historical organization, which acquired them along with the papers of the late John H. Drieger. 

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George P. Shultz And Sidney D. Drell To Receive Dwight D. Eisenhower Award

Monday, November 9, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution announced that Distinguished Fellow George P. Shultz and Senior Fellow Sidney D. Drell will receive the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award today at the 2015 American Nuclear Society’s (ANS) winter meeting in Washington, D.C. The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the field of nuclear nonproliferation.

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Lindon Bates, Jr., also known as "Rox"
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Lindon Bates, Jr. “Hero Of The Lusitania” Collection Comes To The Hoover Archives

Thursday, November 5, 2015

A new collection of materials relating to Lindon “Rox” Bates, Jr., a first-class passenger on the Lusitania’s final crossing in 1915, is now open to the public at the Hoover Archives.

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