Herbert C. Hoover (1929 – 1933)
Herbert C. Hoover
Signature of President Hoover
Born: August 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa
Died: October 20, 1964, in New York, New York
Spouse: Lou Henry Hoover

"Trained as an engineer, during and after World War I Herbert Hoover personified American generosity as "The Great Humanitarian." Join us as we explore the public and private sides of America's thirty-first president. Hoover family home movies show the Depression-era president at his Virginia fishing camp Rapidan; rare campaign films and a memorable person-to-person interview illustrate both Hoover's strengths and his weaknesses, especially as a public communicator."

--Richard Norton Smith

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The Upbuilding of Prosperity  
   
Hoover family playing in the snow at Rapidan Camp  
   
Herbert Hoover Fishing at Rapidan Camp  
   
Herbert Hoover Riding a Horse at Rapidan Camp  
   
The Palo Alto to West Branch Trip  
   
Hoover Visits Home in Remote Mountain Area  
   
Scenery around Rapidan Camp  
   
Unidentified man and Woman Riding Mules at Rapidan Camp  
   
Herbert Hoover Fishing at Rapidan  
   
Herbert Hoover, Mark Sullivan, and Philippi Butler at Rapidan Camp  
   
Children Swimming in Pool  
   
Herbert Hoover Fishing at Rapidan Camp  
   

             

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