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Join us for a Magical Time!

The Hoover Museum’s newest holiday exhibit A Fairy Tale Christmas features twenty trees decorated to represent different fairy tales. 78 special tours for 1,582 children have been guided by members of the Bethany Lutheran Church. Some of the trees featured this year were: The Gingerbread Boy, The Little Mermaid, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Nutcracker, […]

This is a trip I will be planning for years to come!

Dear Staff and Rangers, Thank you so much for making our visit to the library and grounds a great one. The students enjoyed it and we all learned a lot. This is a trip I will be planning for years to come. You do a great job! Thanks Ms. Wenger 6th grade teacher Moravia

“Who is Herbert Hoover?”

Dear Hoover Site, Thank you for giving my class a tour around the site. I had a STUPENDOUS time learning about Herbert Hoover’s life. At first I was like “Who is Herbert Hoover?” But now know a lot about ‘Bert. It was amazing learning that Herbert had such a small house. I enjoyed walking through […]

“Another wonderful day at the Hoover Library”

That’s Delia Ray, the author of Here Lies Linc, sitting in the middle of 362 enthusiastic TAG students. A great adventure took place at the Hoover Presidential Library on October 4, when we hosted a Book Talk which included a cemetery sleuth named Julie Zahs, original song lyrics written and performed by Jan Jasiewicz and Mike […]

“I can’t wait to tell everybody how great it was!”

Dear Herbert Hoover Museum, Thank you for letting our fourth grade classes visit the Hoover Museum. I learned so much about him. I can’t wait to tell everybody how great it was. My favorite part was the gift shop. You have so many things I loved about the Museum that I can’t even name them […]

“We learned a lot about Herbert Hoover!”

Dear Herbert Hoover Staff, Thank you for letting us go to the museum. One thing that was something I learned was Herbert Hoover had the same birthday as me. And he liked fishing and I like fishing, too. Something that was interesting was he had two dogs. And he had a very small house when […]

Happy Birthday President Hoover!

Herbert Hoover was born on August 10, or was it August 11, 1874? We’ll never know for sure because nobody glanced at the clock. Was it a few minutes before midnight or a few minutes after? When Bert was old enough his father let him choose the date, and of course a young boy would […]

Memories from the Birthplace House #3

The following passage comes from MEMORANDA: Being a Statement by an Engineer, Theodore J. Hoover, 1939 Another visiting-place was Uncle Martin Marshall’s. He married my mother’s sister, Ellen. They lived west of the town, about half way to Iowa City. Their house was situated in a narrow belt of natural forest. It is interesting to […]

Memories from the Birthplace House #2

The following passage comes from MEMORANDA: Being a Statement by an Engineer, Theodore J. Hoover, 1939 Vivid memory begins with the forge in my father’s shop. . . . The shoeing of the large draft horses was an interesting operation, and led to my attributing impossible physical strength to my father because he could hold […]

Memories from the Birthplace House #1

The following passage comes from MEMORANDA: Being a Statement by an Engineer, Theodore J. Hoover, 1939 Another place we were all fond of visiting in the summertime was the Cedar River. It was the nicest plan to take one of my mother’s excellent lunches in baskets, and get some well-beloved family of neighbors or relatives […]

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