“This Challenge to Liberty”

Source: Herbert Hoover, Addresses Upon the American Road, 1933-1938 (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1938),…

Letter to Senator Simeon Fess (R-OH)

Source: “Herbert Hoover analyzes 5 periods in the development of the history of the Depression,”…

Veto of the Emergency Relief and Construction Bill

Source: Herbert Hoover, “Veto of the Emergency Relief and Construction Bill,” July 11, 1932. Online…

Special Message to the Congress on the Economic Recovery Program

Source: Herbert Hoover, “Special Message to the Congress on the Economic Recovery Program,” January 4,…

Veto of the Muscle Shoals Resolution

Source: Herbert Hoover, “Veto of the Muscle Shoals Resolution,” March 3, 1931. Online by Gerhard…

Press Statement on the Use of Federal Funds for Relief

Source: Herbert Hoover, "Statement on Public vs. Private Financing of Relief Efforts.” Online by Gerhard…

Statement on the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill

Source: Herbert Hoover, “Statement on the Tariff Bill,” June 16, 1930. Online by Gerhard Peters…

Statement announcing a Series of Conferences with Representatives of Business, Industry, Agriculture, and Labor

Source: Herbert Hoover, “Statement Announcing a Series of Conferences With Representatives of Business, Industry, Agriculture,…

Letter to Senator Simeon Fess (R-OH)

National Archives Catalog, Simeon D. Fess Papers, 1933. https://goo.gl/gMy7Zj. . . . Today we are…

“Principles and Ideals of the United States Government”

Herbert Hoover, “Principles and Ideals of United States Government,” October 22, 1928, Public Papers of…

Consequences of the Proposed “New Deal”

Source: “Address at Madison Square Garden in New York City,” October 31, 1932. Online by…

Letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt

A most critical situation has arisen in the country of which I feel it my…

The Constructive Side of Government

I propose tonight to discuss the constructive side of government. I propose to outline something…

The Crisis: We Should Not Again Sacrifice Our Sons

After ten weeks of observation I wish again to speak to my countrymen upon America’s…

State of the Union Address (1932)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: In accord with my constitutional duty, I transmit…

State of the Union Address (1931)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: It is my duty under the Constitution to…

State of the Union Address (1930)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: I have the honor to comply with the…

State of the Union Address (1929)

To the Senate and House of Representatives: The Constitution requires that the President "shall, from…

“Principles and Ideals of the United States Government”

Source: Herbert Hoover: 1929: Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President, March…