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The archival staff is pleased to work with instructors in creating class projects that allow students to do research with primary source materials. Here are examples of some of the student projects done at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library.


Cornell College - Public Memory and Public History
Professor Catherine Stewart

Professor Stewart's class incorporates a class lecture, four research visits to archival repositories, and the creations of websites on subjects selected by the students.

November 2009. Projects researched at the Hoover Presidential Library include: Mass Media and the Campaigns of 1928 and 1932, Herbert Hoover and Public Opinion, and The Boxer Rebellion.
http://classprojects.cornellcollege.edu/HIS240_2009/index.html

November 2007. Hoover Library projects include: Prohibition, the Drought of 1930, and Lou Henry Hoover and Public Memory.
http://classprojects.cornellcollege.edu/stewart/

November 2006. The group that did the website on Herbert Hoover and Food Relief worked here.
http://cornellcollege.edu/history/courses/stewart/HIS260-3-2006/

 



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