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Archive for May, 2010

It Was Really COOL!

Counting down the 50 coolest things about the Hoover Presidential Library and the National Historic Site.

An Uncommon Student!

President Hoover made these remarks by telephone from New York City to Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio on November 11, 1948 “Let us remember that the great human advances… were brought about by distinctly uncommon men and women with vital sparks of leadership. It is a curious fact that when we get sick, we want an […]

Preston 4th Graders Write about their Field Trip!

I learned that the Library told many things about Herbert Hoover. I found out that Mr. Hoover met his wife at college. She went with him to China while he managed a mine for a big company. While in the Library, I liked looking at pictures of Mr. Hoover’s presidency. I also liked that Herbert […]

Springville 5th Graders Enjoy their School Field Trip!

Thank you for taking us on the walk around the Museum. I learned a lot and you were a great tour guide. It was cool. I learned that Hoover was the 31st president and he also helped many people and saved them by giving them food such as Hoover bread. He was also a very […]

Hoover’s Birthplace

The Hoover family lived in a small house in the Quaker village of West Branch, Iowa. The house was built by Jesse Hoover and his father Eli in 1871. The original home still stands today and is preserved by the National Park Service which is  adjacent to the Hoover Presidential Library-Museum. The original home is […]

Hoover's Birthplace

The Hoover family lived in a small house in the Quaker village of West Branch, Iowa. The house was built by Jesse Hoover and his father Eli in 1871. The original home still stands today and is preserved by the National Park Service which is  adjacent to the Hoover Presidential Library-Museum. The original home is […]

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