Theodore Joslin was one of President Hoover's closest White House advisors in 1932. In his diary Joslin captured important daily developments, including the President's mood and reactions. On 4-6-32 Joslin observed that Hoover did have a sense of humor. After a very frustrating day the Pr...
This is a campaign poster from the 1932 election. It was distributed by the Laundry Owners Publicity Bureau, New York City., DO YOUR BIT
The Eighteenth Amendment
[photo of FDR]
Photo by Martin Vos N.Y.
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Original caption: President Hoover and Dr. Mordecai Johnson, head of Howard University, walk together across the campus after President Hoover addressed the colored graduates during the sixty-third commencement exercises of the institution.
Original caption: President Hoover is shown above as he arrived at Howard University in Washington, D. C., accompanied by Mordecai W. Johnson, President of the university, where he made the principal address at the commencement exercises June 10.
Letter from John F. Kennedy to his mother in which he requests to be Godfather to the new baby (Edward M. Kennedy)., Feb 1932
The Choate School
It is the night before exams so I will write you Wednesday.
Lots of Love,
P. S. Can I be Godfather to the baby
This petition, signed by 34 citizens of Mitchell, South Dakota, protests the possibility that President Herbert Hoover would release Al Capone from prison. The petitioners felt that if Capone was released from prison in order to assist in the search for the kidnapped son of Charles and Anne Lind...
[stamped at top "To the Committee on Foreign Relations"]
The White House
February 5 1932
To the Senate of the United States
I nominate Andrew W. Mellon, of Pennsylvania, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Great Britain, vice Charles ...
In an extraordinary letter to her sons and gradchildren, written during the 1932 presidential campaign, Mrs. Hoover defends her husband. She took special exception to allegations that her husband was aloof and uncaring with no feelings for the plight of "the common man in the street". T...
This photograph depicts Gerald R. Ford, wearing knickers and white shoes, and Herman Everhardus, in a white suit and white-on-black wingtips shoes. Ford received the trophy for being the best freshman in the University of Michigan's 1932 spring football practice. The photograph was taken in A...