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President Hoover's Desk

President Hoover's Desk


The outsized desk designed for the office of President Herbert Hoover reflects Colonial influence. It features three drawers on either side and one in the center.


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TitlePresident Hoover's Desk
FormatPhotograph reproduction

The photograph appeared on the cover of the June 28, 1930, Grand Rapids Spectator. A photograph and article about the furniture collection designed for the office of the President also appeared in the issue.

CollectionColl. 230, Box 5, Grand Rapids Public Museum

This image was reproduced with permission from the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Photographs may not be reused without permission and must credit the "Collections of the Grand Rapids Public Museum." For rights and reproduction information contact: Grand Rapids Public Museum, Collections Department, 272 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504: Phone 616-929-1809.

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Museum
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Museum Archives

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