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The Hoover Library & Museum enables visitors to experience for themselves the many sides of Iowa's only president:

  • The permanent galleries begin with Hoover's boyhood in Iowa and continue on to the Waldorf Towers in New York where he spent the final years of his life.

  • The Quarton Gallery offers exciting temporary exhibits relating to American history.

  • In the Hoover Library people of all ages can learn about President Hoover's life and career. Using manuscripts, photographs and oral histories, one can learn the stories of our history.

The Hoover Museum sits on the grounds of the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site where visitors can tour:

  • Mr. Hoover's birthplace cottage

  • a blacksmith shop

  • Quaker Meeting house

  • school house

  • the gravesite of Mr. and Mrs. Hoover

 

The Making of the Great Humanitarian
May 1 - Oct. 25, 2015
An exhibit
Dr. Sophie De Schaepdrijver
Author
A Female Spy in the Great War: Gabrielle Petit (1893-1916), The Story Of An Ambition
August 9, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
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LAURA INGALLS WILDER
Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
Editor Pamela Smith Hill
September 7, 2015
11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
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Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
P.O. Box 488
210 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA 52358
319-643-5301