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Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

West Branch, IA

Herbert Hoover, U.S. president from 1929-1933, oversaw the country during the darkest days of the Great Depression. His library has copies of selected records from the National Archives documenting the activities of federal agencies closely associated with Hoover and important national conferences he convened. It also holds 300 additional collections of personal papers from Hoover and his wife plus people who worked with or were associated with him through shared areas of interest. Additional library archive topics include atomic energy, aviation, international relief work, journalism, agriculture economics, non-interventionism prior to World War II and conservative political thought in the mid-20th century.


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