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Herbert Hoover--Supplementary Resources

Herbert Hoover: Iowa Farm Boy and World Humanitarian emphasizes the importance that Hoover's upbringing had upon his future humanitarian works. Below are resources for future exploration of Herbert Hoover and his presidency.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
The Herbert Hoover National Historic Site is a unit of the National Park Service. Visit the park's web pages for additional information.

American Presidents Travel Itinerary
The Discover Our Shared Heritage online travel itinerary on American Presidents provides information about the 31st President of the United States, Herbert Hoover, and on the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and President Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover's Rapidan Camp

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
The Presidential Library and Museum maintains the Herbert Hoover Papers and includes:

National Archives (NARA)
The Archives has placed on its web site a large number of items about Herbert Hoover and his presidency. To find them, visit the NARA search engine.

The White House
The White House website provides a biographical sketch of Herbert Hoover and a copy of his Inaugural Address.

American Presidents: Life Portraits
In this series, C-SPAN explores the life stories of the 41 men who have been president by traveling to presidential homes, museums, libraries, and grave sites and speaking with presidential scholars American Presidents: Life Portraits will focus on one president each week beginning March 15, 1999. Herbert Hoover will be featured the week of October 4, 1999. [http://www.americanpresidents.org/presidents/president.asp?PresidentNumber=30 ]

West Branch, Iowa
This site looks at the history of Herbert Hoover's hometown.


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