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Gary Hoover Slides

Identifier: M/A 0396

Description of Contents

35mm color slides, card index, and digital photo scans of Hoover family photos from the 1950s to 1970s. Topics include holidays, family gatherings, and daily life. Slides are arranged by original magazine number. Card index corresponds to original magazine number and lists each photo. Photos have been scanned and are best accessed electronically.


  • Creation: 1950s-1970s



The physical collection is available for use in Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library during the department’s open hours. Contact Special Collections for access to electronic records.


Gary and Mary Ellyn (McGowan) Hoover were married on June 23, 1956. Mary Ellyn had been an Aquatennial Queen candidate in 1953. Gary worked for many years as a sales manager and senior account executive for Kraft Foods, Inc. The couple had three children -- MaryBeth, Michael, and Joseph. The family lived in Richfield, Bloomington, and south Minneapolis. Mary Ellyn died January 5, 2004. In 2009, Gary married Janis Tracy. Janis passed away in 2014. Gary Hoover died March 3, 2023, at age 89.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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Donor Information

This collection was donated by Gary Hoover in April 2021 as accession 2022.23.

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Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ted Hathaway in May 2022.

Gary Hoover Slides
Jenna Jacobs
June 2022
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Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Minneapolis Central Library
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Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.