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Hoover, Herbert

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874-1964

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James Bruce papers

 Collection 0065-MDHC
Overview James Bruce (1892-1980) spent most of his life in the world of business and banking, working in both New York and Baltimore. He served variously as president of the Baltimore Trust Company, director of American Airlines, and vice president of the National Dairy Products Corporation. He and his family also had ties to diplomacy and early in his life, just prior to enlistment for World War I, Bruce served as private secretary to his uncle, Thomas Nelson Page, U. S. Ambassador to Italy. Several...

Helen Sioussat papers

 Collection 0014-MMC-LAB
Overview Helen Sioussat (1902-1995) was the Director of Talks and Public Affairs for CBS radio from 1937 to 1958. In that role, she regularly oversaw as many as 300 broadcasts a year addressing government, labor, education, religion, civil rights, and international affairs. In 1941, Sioussat created and hosted the TV program Table Talk, the first roundtable discussion program on television. She also wrote a book about broadcasting, Mikes Don't Bite,...

William Green, 1900-1980

 Series 5
Scope and Contents Images document William Green's career, from 1900 to his death in 1952, with a few photos of his funeral, buildings or structures dedicated in his memory, or ceremonies held at his gravesite. Most images are from his time as president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), from 1924 to 1952, particularly from the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s. There are numerous images of Green with national and local labor leaders, including John L. Lewis, Philip Murray, George Meany, Walter Reuther, Frank...