Curriculum Guides for Education
Plan a School Field Trip
Tour Request Form
Pre and Post Visit Activities for Elementary School Field Trips
Hoover Library Resources for National History Day Projects
A Biographical Sketch of Herbert Hoover (Middle and High School Students)
A Biographical Sketch of Lou Henry Hoover (Middle and High School Students)
A Chronology of Herbert Hoover Sequences President Hoover's accomplishments alongside world events from his birth until his death.
Pets in the White House An In-house Finding Aid
"I Spy: How to Read Historic Photographics from the Hoover Library"
"Using Political Cartoons to Understand Historical Events"
Powerpoint Presentation on the Life and Times of Herbert Hoover This Powerpoint document is 17.1 MB
Powerpoint Presentation on Lou Henry Hoover This Powerpoint document is 5.15 MB
Hoover Online Digital Archives Digital images of important Hoover documents
2012 Lesson Plans
2010 Lesson Plans
2009 Lesson Plans
2008 Lesson Plans
Student Research Projects The archival staff works with instructors in creating class projects that allow students to do research with primary source materials.
Lou Henry Hoover Bell Ringer C-SPAN Classroom Free primary source materials for Social Studies teachers.
Presidential TimeLine - Explore the lives and administrations of twelve Presidents of the United States.
Presidential Cartoons How the artist portrays the President's accomplishments through illustration.
Herbert Hoover: A Life of Service (Teacher's Guide)
Hoover-Ball! A combination of tennis, volleyball and medicine ball.
A Boyhood In Iowa An excerpt taken from an informal address before the Iowa Society of Washington
Laura Ingalls Wilder Information for teachers and students.
Gram's Trunk A story and activities to motivate students to investigate history (K-8th)
Reading List A recommended list of materials for all ages.