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J. Edgar Hoover: 1924

J. Edgar Hoover: 1924

December 22, 1924. "J.E. Hoover, Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice." A young J. Edgar Hoover, age 29, director of the government agency that we know today as the FBI. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

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Roaring Twenties

Awesome photo! J. Edgar Hoover as he was... in the time of Lovecraft!

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When I looked at this picture the first time, for a moment I saw a younger Rudolph Giuliani.

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What a captivating portrait! One gets used to the pictures of him from the 1950's and 60's, this is a nice contrast.

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