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Lou Henry Hoover : activist first lady

Author: Nancy K Young
Publisher: Lawrence (Kan.) : University Press of Kansas, 2005.
Series: Modern first ladies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nancy Beck Young presents a documented study of Lou Henry Hoover's White House years, 1929-1933, showing that, far from a passive prelude to Eleanor Roosevelt, she was a true innovator.

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Named Person: Lou Henry Hoover
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy K Young
ISBN: 0700613579 9780700613571
OCLC Number: 469551552
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 vol. (XII-238 p.) ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Modern first ladies
Responsibility: Nancy Beck Young.
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-Lou Henry Hoover was a paradoxical public figure: a self-effacing activist, an unconventional conservative, an innovator wrongly remembered as a standpatter. Young's perceptive and illuminating Read more...

 
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