Herbert Hoover

President Hoover With Boys and Girls at The White House

Here’s a cool old photo showing President Herbert Hoover with a large group of boys and girls at the White House. Source: Shorpy
Friends Meeting House of Washington, D.C. (Wikipedia)

Three Stories About the Quaker Meeting House

GoDCer Patrick sent in a great suggestion a couple of weeks ago and we’re now digging up some great stories about the Quaker house on Florida (i.e., The Friends Meeting of Washington, D.C.). The Quakers, also...
Herbert and Lou Hoover on footbridge at Rapidan Camp

Lindbergh a Guest at Hoover’s Summer Camp; Horseshoe Champion of Rapidan

Stories like this are great. We forget that the men and women we read about in history books and Wikipedia were also normal people just like us — okay, most of them accomplished great things that...

The Inauguration of Herbert Hoover in 1929

This is an excellent silent film from 1929. It begins with outgoing president Calvin Coolidge and Hoover entering a vehicle and being taken to the Capitol Building down Pennsylvania Avenue. The members of the Supreme Court...
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