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Hoover Library presents Set Momjian’s White House china collection

Few of us will ever get to eat off of White House china, but here’s a chance to see how past Presidents dined. White House china collector Set Momjian will be speaking at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum … Continue reading

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Facial Hair Friday: Herbert the Handsome

Herbert Hoover—successful businessman, international humanitarian, President during the Crash of 1929—and rugged mustachioed mining engineer? Yes, Bert Hoover started his career in the goldfields of Australia in 1897–1898. He then headed to China to develop coal mines, and he and … Continue reading

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