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Nice job of setting up the whole tour!

Thank you for letting us tour the Herbert Hoover Museum. It was very interesting to see Herbert Hoover’s life inside and out. My favorite part was the tour inside the museum. It is very cool to see this part of his history. Nice job setting up the whole tour. I also liked the presidents tour, […]

The house that Herbert Hoover was born in!

Dear Hoover Museum and National Park, I loved being in the house that Herbert Hoover was born in. I cannot believe that the whole family had to share one bedroom. And looking at the grave of President Hoover was a great honor and his lovely Lou Henry. Sincerely, Jacob Lee P.S. I loved everything I […]

Spring Tour Season at the Hoover Complex

Dear Hoover Museum, Thank you for letting me come to your museum. I enjoyed looking at Herbert’s actual house because it was just fascinating. I also enjoyed the gift shop – there were some funny T-shirts. Last, but not least, I enjoyed the tour because I learned that Herbert Hoover was a great leader. Most […]

A Little House Christmas

Christmas is here at the Hoover Presidential Library-Museum with a holiday exhibit entitled A Little House Christmas. This exhibit features twenty Christmas trees decorated with themes based on the traditions of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family. 1,366 students are participating in special tours! This year the hour-long visit is hosted by volunteers from the […]

Better Homes in America/Making Bricks with 1st Graders

Herbert Hoover said, “A family that owns its own home takes pride in it, maintains it better, gets more pleasure out of it, and has a more wholesome, healthful, and happier atmosphere in which to bring up children. . . . Above all, the love of home is one of the finest instincts and the […]

Seal of the President of the United States

That’s me taking a photo of the front doors to the Hoover Presidential Library! Lucky us! We  are the only presidential library to have the presidential seal etched on their door. Famous people have walked through our front doors like presidents Harry S. Truman, Richard Nixon, Dwight Eisenhower, LBJ, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan! WOW! But that’s […]

Fall School Tours!

We are counting down the days until the Hoover Presidential Library will be overrun with 4th, 5th & 6th graders happy to be out of school for a day and looking for adventure! What better place than a Presidential Library to explore when looking for stories about foreign travels,  narrow escapes, humanitarian efforts, and presidential […]

Primarily Teaching

The Hoover Presidential Library hosted a summer workshop for educators on “Using Historical Documents in the Classroom” on July 26-30, 2010. The workshop provided a varied program of lectures,  analysis of documents and independent research that introduced teachers to the holdings and organization of the Library of Congress and the Hoover Presidential Library. Participants did […]

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 […]