Videotape cassettes, press releases, other printed matter, and miscellany, relating to the question of detention of Americans in the Soviet Union, and to humanitarian assistance activities of the Knights of Malta in various parts of the world.
Relates to relief work in China, Polish refugees and relief needs during World War II, Polish relations with the United States and the Soviet Union, and postwar prospects for Poland. Letters addressed to the Polish foreign minister August Zaleski.
Includes three presentations: Susan Eastbrook Kennedy, "Herbert Hoover and the Two Great Food Crusades of the 1940s"; Gary Dean Best, "Herbert Hoover and the Great Debates over Foreign Policy, 1940-1941 and 1950-1951"; and Frank Freidel, "Comment." Produced by George Fox College Television Center.
Relates to Herbert Hoover and American relief to Belgium during World War I. Speech delivered at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace on the 150th anniversary of Belgian independence. Includes printed condensation.
Reminiscences of several of the 781 Russian children known as the Petrograd Children's Colony, who were sent by their parents from Moscow and Petrograd in 1918 because of wartime shortage, were stranded in the Ural Mountains, evacuated from the war zones via Vladivostok by the American Red Cross, and restored to their families in 1920 following a global ocean voyage. Includes a description of the reunion of American Red Cross staff members and members of the Petrograd Children's Colony in Leningrad, 1973.
Relates primarily to Soviet-American relations in the interwar period, and also to American Red Cross relief work in Russia, the Baltic States and Germany, 1919-1921, and to American-Irish relations. Published as A Question of Trust: The Origins of U.S.-Soviet Diplomatic Relations (Stanford, 1986). Includes transcripts of interviews and supplementary biographical material used in preparation of the book.
Pamphlets, serial issues, bulletins, newsletters, clippings, other printed matter, circulated material, letters, and notes, relating to drought and famine in Ethiopia, relief and development assistance to Ethiopia, and political conditions and civil war in Ethiopia.
Clippings, journal articles, bulletins, newsletters, government publications, and other printed matter, relating to American foreign and military policy, international relations, international economics, arms control, human rights, environmentalism, international relief, and international development assistance.