Archivist Craig Wright helps teachers during the July 26-30, 2010 summer workshop sponsored by the Library of Congress.
Talking “live” during a video conference with Dr. George Nash, author and Hoover scholar, was a highlight of the week-long workshop on using primary sources in the classroom.
Educator Dehl and Archivist Schaefer are scanning documents to use in Tony’s high school history classes.
This plaque commemorates the original cemetery.
Jesse and Hulda Hoover are buried in the West Branch Municipal Cemetery.
Dean Borg of Iowa Public Radio led the hour long broadcast on the Veterans History Project.
Veteran Bill Crow, Volunteer Dr. William Pontarelli and Director Tim Walch in the studio at Iowa Public Radio.
Summit Pointe’s Activity Director Darcie and Dr. William Pontarelli at Bill’s reception to say “Thanks” for doing the veterans interviews.
Lou & Bert Hoover both wearing brown traveling suits on their wedding day.
October 14, 2010 looking towards the birthplace home of Herbert Hoover
This is a campaign photo of Herbert Hoover and his dog named “King Tut.”
Susan L. Roth creating original art at the Book Talk!
Students asked questions while Susan was creating.
Susan was thrilled at the 7/8th grader’s book they created from Listen to the Wind.
Mary and Julie introducing the Book Talk!
Ava’s self-portrait for Let’s Hold Hands!
Joan’s self-portrait for Let’s Hold Hands!
Garfield Elementary parents get involved!
Garfield students are justifiably proud of their self-portraits!
A table full of self-portraits from Garfield students in Davenport, Iowa.
Mt. Vernon TAG teacher DeAnn was the star photographer.
Mt. Vernon TAG students read to younger children.
Listening to older students read is always lots of fun!
Thanks to DeAnn for submitting the photo.
Archivists Spencer and Craig count pennies into stacks of ten.
Here I am at the West Branch Bank receiving a certified check made out to Pennies for Peace. Thanks Calamus-Wheatland Schools! Job well done!
Another wonderful thank you from the Kindergartners at Kalona.
Annie’s favorite part of the Christmas Tree Tour was the movie.
Pat took this photo of one of the artificial “fires” used in the Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas exhibit.