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This Is What It Looks Like to Win the Presidential Election

A crowd of people gathered in Times Square to watch the returns of the election to decide the new American President on Nov. 13, 1928. President-elect Herbert Hoover was returned with an overwhelming majority.

Former Presidents Harry S. Truman and Herbert Hoover move through the crowds of people attending the dedication of the new Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. August 10, 1962. Courtesy of the National Archives...

American Relief Administration Food Distribution, Poland. Circa 1919. On July 12, 1919, Herbert Hoover founded the American Relief Administration which fed 350 million people in 21 countries in the aftermath of the Wold War I.

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933). Hoover, born to a Quaker family, was a professional mining engineer. He achieved American and international prominence in humanitarian relief efforts in war-time Belgium and served as head of the U.S. Food Administration during World War I


17 Sep 39: American aviation hero Charles Lindbergh makes his first anti-intervention radio speech, supported by former president Herbert Hoover, Theodore Roosevelt Jr, Henry Ford and others. After the attack on Pearl Harbor on 07 Dec 41, growing support for the AFC will come to an abrupt halt and the Committee will disband four days later. #WWI

Grant DeVolson Wood, (1891-1942). In this painting Grant Wood’s agent is pointing at the actual landscape he was supposed to be rendering.