Autographed Card signed by Lou Henry HooverInv# AU1413
Autographed White House card signed by Lou Henry Hoover. Card measures 4 1/4" x 2 3/4".
Marrying her geologist and mining engineer husband in 1899, she traveled widely with him, including to Shanghai, China, and became a cultivated scholar and linguist. She made extensive study of languages including Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, German, Italian and French. She oversaw construction of the presidential retreat at Rapidan Camp in Madison County, Virginia. She was the first First Lady to make regular nationwide radio broadcasts.