The story of the Hoover legacy unfolds in the Victorian Italianate-style farmhouse at the Hoover Historical Center.Hoover family and business histories on family homestead Displays provide walk down memory lane in the boyhood home of Company founder Victorian elegance vintage vacuums advertisements ladies' fashions home decor war memorabilia Interactives Tours begin in primitive bldg family history also unique collection of manual sweepers provide evolution of cleaning devices and the first hands-on experiences of the tour Chronological displays provide a unique walk down memory lane in the boyhood home of William �Boss� Hoover founder of The Hoover Company Transition of business from leather goods to the suction sweeper in guest parlor Victorian elegance vintage vacuums advertisements ladies' fashions decor war memorabilia Displays present Hoover vacuum technology from first 1908 electric suction sweeper through 2008.One room is devoted to Company history during the 1940s which includes displays of materials Hoover produced for WWII advertising and awards, the unique history of war evacuees Post war history and interactives on second floor includes Company expansion around the globe diverse product line History concludes with photographs and awards received for employee-built floats for the ProFootball HOF Parades Gift Shoppe beautiful gardens grace the grounds Free tours conducted hourly, 1,2,3,4P Thurs., Fri., Sat., March-October.Group tours available mornings Donations
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