Madie Brown Emparan papers, 1928-1965.
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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...
Republican presidential campaign worker in 1928. From the description of Madie Brown Emparan papers, 1928-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869746 Historian, conservationist. Author of "The Vallejos of California" (1968) and wife of Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo's youngest grandson. She planned a work on John McLaren, Scottish botanist who designed Golden Gate Park and her notes for project are in this collection. She was also active in John Muir Association's efforts to h...