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Shakespeare, Hoover, and Calvin Hoffman

By Thomas F. Schwartz

William Shakespeare remains one of the most studied individuals in world history.  Among the many writers about the Bard of Avon, James Shapiro, the Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, explores the life of William Shakespeare and his writings for a general audience in a number of recent studies.  375 more words

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A Fair Day’s Pay for a Fair Day’s Work

One of my favorite things to do (something the internet has made much easier) is to read old newspapers. I don’t know why, but I find it comforting to see that the centuries roll by, but as far as human nature is concerned, nothing much really changes. 834 more words


National Archives and Herbert Hoover

by: Matthew Schaefer

It should come as no surprise that Herbert Hoover gave thought to the nature and operation of the National Archives.  When World War I was winding down, Hoover created the Hoover Institution of War, Revolution and Peace on the Stanford campus.   401 more words

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Herbert Hoover National Historical Site Jigsaw Puzzle

As many as 10,000 of the 400,000 Americans with Multiple Sclerosis are age 18 or under. Up to another 15,000 it is suggested have experienced at least 1 MS symptom. 73 more words


Independence for others

With the upcoming celebration of Independence Day here in the U.S. I wanted to share some inspiring stories of people who have helped create “independence” for others. 2,006 more words

One last stop...

So there is not much to see between Lincoln, NE and Chicago. The corn is looking pretty “knee high by the 4th of July” I do know that! 312 more words


SS President Hoover (2)

by Spencer Howard

After the demise of the first  SS President Hoover, the precarious financial situation of the Dollar Line led the U.S. Maritime Commission to take control of the line in late 1938, and the name of the company was changed to American President Lines Ltd. 276 more words

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