Images from the Juan Domingo Perón Collection

A portrait of Juan Domingo and Eva Duarte Perón portrayed on a 1950 calendar issued by the Argentine government.
Juan Domingo and Eva Duarte Perón as portrayed on a 1950 calendar issued by the Argentine government. The portrait epitomizes the official cult of personality surrounding the couple. Eva died in 1952, having attracted both enormous popularity, as someone promoting social welfare programs for the poor in Argentina, and enormous controversy, as a close associate of her husband. Juan Domingo Perón Papers, Box 12, folder 3 Hoover Archives
Leaflet circulated by the Peronist movement within Argentina, 1966.
Leaflet circulated by the Peronist movement within Argentina, 1966. The text, which refers to the anniversary of a mass mobilization demanding Perón’s release from military arrest in October 1945, is signed by a committee demanding his return from exile in Spain to again lead Argentina. Juan Domingo Perón Papers, Box 9, folder 15 Hoover Archives
Illustration and text in this 1950 Argentine government publication describe the “third position” (between capitalism and communism)
Illustration and text in this 1950 Argentine government publication describe the “third position” (between capitalism and communism) as elaborated by Perón in his political ideology, Justicialism. Juan Domingo Perón Papers, Box 11, folder 2 Hoover Archives
Illustration from an official publication extolling the social assistance programs of Perón’s government, 1950.
Illustration from an official publication extolling the social assistance programs of Perón’s government, 1950. A quote from Eva Perón appears at the bottom. Juan Domingo Perón Papers, Box 11, folder 2 Hoover Archives