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Portrait of Frederick S. Gates

Portrait of Frederick S. Gates

Caption: Portrait of Frederick S. Gates, great-uncle of Bess Wallace Truman. From: Truman home, an album (water-lily embossed) of family portraits. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Person... more

Photograph of the Wallace Home in Independence, Missouri

Photograph of the Wallace Home in Independence, Missouri

Caption: Photograph of the home of Madge and David W. Wallace on Ruby Street in Independence, Missouri. This was the first home of Bess Wallace Truman. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Pe... more

Childhood Portrait of Bess Truman at About Age 4 1/2

Childhood Portrait of Bess Truman at About Age 4 1/2

This photograph shows Bess Truman at about age 4 1/2. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Photograph of John Anderson Truman Family Home, Independence, Missouri

Photograph of John Anderson Truman Family Home, Independence, Missouri

Caption: Photograph of the home at 909 Waldo Avenue in Independence, Missouri, where Harry S. Truman lived in his youth. Mary Jane Truman, as a child, and her grandmother, Harriet Young, are seated on the porch... more

Photograph of Harry S. Truman with Glasses at Age 13

Photograph of Harry S. Truman with Glasses at Age 13

This photograph shows Harry S. Truman at age 13. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Portrait of a Young Bess Wallace

Portrait of a Young Bess Wallace

Caption: Bess Wallace at the age of thirteen years old. She is wearing an elaborate straw hat. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Portrait of Bess Wallace

Portrait of Bess Wallace

Caption: Photo booth snapshot of Bess Wallace as a young woman, wearing a tricorn hat and glasses. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Early Portrait of Harry S. Truman

Early Portrait of Harry S. Truman

Caption: Early portrait of Harry S. Truman, around the age of 16. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Photograph of Bess Wallace and Mary Paxton

Photograph of Bess Wallace and Mary Paxton

Caption: Young Bess Wallace (left) and her friend, Mary Paxton (right). Bess Wallace is wearing a hat with a large ruffle and feather on the top. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal... more

Independence High School Senior Class Photograph

Independence High School Senior Class Photograph

Caption: Harry S. Truman, Bess Wallace, and Charles Ross, among others, posing for high school graduating class photo, Independence, Missouri, 1901. Back row: Henry Chiles; Elmer Twyman; William Lloyd Garrett;... more

Photograph of Independence High School

Photograph of Independence High School

Caption: Independence High School, Independence, Missouri, on the northwest corner of Pleasant Street and Maple Avenue. This school has since burned down. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and... more

Photograph of Wallace Family Home

Photograph of Wallace Family Home

Caption: Home of the D. W. Wallace family at 608 North Delaware Street, Independence, Missouri. Bess Wallace Truman spent her childhood years in this home. This house has since been torn down. Photographs Relat... more

Harry S. Truman with his Noland Cousins

Harry S. Truman with his Noland Cousins

Caption: Photo postcard of Harry S. Truman with his two Noland cousins. From left to right: Fielding Houchens, Nellie Noland, Harry S. Truman, and Mary Ethel Noland. On the right, Truman has written "This is us... more

Portrait of Maud Louise Gates Drake

Portrait of Maud Louise Gates Drake

Caption: Head-and-shoulders portrait (in a 7.5 inch diameter circle) of Maud Louise Gates Drake wearing a large hat. She is the daughter of G. Walter Gates and first cousin of Bess Wallace Truman. Photographs R... more

Photograph of Bess Wallace with Other Ladies

Photograph of Bess Wallace with Other Ladies

Caption: Snapshot of five young women posing in a yard, all wearing long gowns and picture hats. Bess Wallace is second from the right. All others are unidentified. Photographs Relating to the Administration, F... more

Photograph of Gates-Wallace Home

Photograph of Gates-Wallace Home

Caption: Home of Bess Wallace and her family at 219 North Delaware Street, Independence, Missouri. This later became the Truman home. There is a rope fence around the front of the house. Photographs Relating to... more

Photograph of Ott School

Photograph of Ott School

Caption: Ott School, Independence, Missouri. This school was formerly on the southwest corner of Liberty Street and College Avenue. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Photograph of Bess Wallace

Photograph of Bess Wallace

Caption: Snapshot of Bess Wallace wearing a hat, taken from the back. This photo was taken in a photo booth machine. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman and his Mother and Grandmother on the Grandview Farm

Harry S. Truman and his Mother and Grandmother on the Grandview Farm

Caption: Early photo of the Grandview farmhouse of the Truman family. In front of the house, left to right: Martha Ellen Truman, Harry Truman's mother; Harriet Louisa Gregg Young, Truman's grandmother; and a y... more

Photograph of Young Bess Wallace by Rosebush

Photograph of Young Bess Wallace by Rosebush

Caption: Portrait of Bess Wallace, wearing a long light-Colored gown and picture hat, carrying a parasol. She is posing next to a rosebush in the yard of her home at 219 North Delaware Street, Independence, Mis... more

Photograph of Bess Wallace with Two Unidentified Ladies

Photograph of Bess Wallace with Two Unidentified Ladies

Caption: Bess Wallace (left) posing with two unidentified ladies outside the home of her grandparents at 219 North Delaware Street, Independence, Missouri. The women are wearing long skirted suits and picture h... more

Portrait of Harry S. Truman

Portrait of Harry S. Truman

Caption: Portrait of Harry S. Truman as a young man, around the age of 24. It is a three-quarter profile shot, and he is wearing a suit and tie. From: Estate of Mary Jane Truman. Photographs Relating to the Adm... more

Portrait of Helen Wallace

Portrait of Helen Wallace

Caption: Almost full-length portrait of Bess Wallace, wearing a large picture hat and glasses. Photo is mounted on a card, with autograph on the card: "Most Sincerely, Bessie '08." Photographs Relating to the A... more

Portrait of Elizabeth Emery Gates and an Unidentified Woman

Portrait of Elizabeth Emery Gates and an Unidentified Woman

Caption: Dual head-and-shoulders portrait of Elizabeth Emery Gates (right) and an unidentified woman. Elizabeth Emery Gates was the mother of Madge Gates Wallace, grandmother of Bess Truman. Photographs Relatin... more

Portrait of Bess Wallace in a Flamboyant Hat

Portrait of Bess Wallace in a Flamboyant Hat

Caption: Portrait of Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Wallace as a young woman, wearing a large brimmed hat with two large hatpins. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Photograph of Bess Wallace and Others Sitting on a Farm Fence

Photograph of Bess Wallace and Others Sitting on a Farm Fence

Caption: Sitting on a farm fence, with a planted field in the background, left to right: Bess Wallace, Mrs. Emma P. Southern (mother of May Wallace), and May Wallace. Photographs Relating to the Administration,... more

Photograph of Bess Wallace and Harry S. Truman on a Fishing Trip

Photograph of Bess Wallace and Harry S. Truman on a Fishing Trip

Caption: Photo taken of Bess Wallace Truman and Harry S. Truman during their courting days. They are seated among friends in a rowboat on the Little Blue River. L to R: Mrs. Emma P. Southern, mother of May Wall... more

Harry S. Truman in World War I Uniform

Harry S. Truman in World War I Uniform

Caption: Postcard photo of Harry S. Truman taken in France during World War I. Noted on the reverse of the postcard "Given to John A. Hatfield in France in 1918 - returned to Harry S. Truman in January, 1962."... more

Eddie Jacobson and Harry S. Truman in Haberdashery

Eddie Jacobson and Harry S. Truman in Haberdashery

Caption: Eddie Jacobson (left) and Harry S. Truman (right) and two unidentified men (center) in the Truman-Jacobson Haberdashery in Kansas City, Missouri. From: Truman home. Photographs Relating to the Administ... more

Harry and Bess Truman Wedding Party

Harry and Bess Truman Wedding Party

Caption: Wedding party of Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Truman in the yard at 219 North Delaware in Independence, Missouri. From left to right: Helen Wallace; Harry S. Truman; Mrs. Bess Wallace Truman; Louise Wells H... more

Harry and Bess Truman Wedding Photograph

Harry and Bess Truman Wedding Photograph

Caption: Wedding photo of Harry S. and Bess Wallace Truman. They are in the backyard of the home of Bess's family at 219 North Delaware Street, Independence, Missouri. Photographs Relating to the Administratio... more

Harry S. Truman Holding Baby Margaret Truman

Harry S. Truman Holding Baby Margaret Truman

Caption: Slightly out-of-focus full-length photo of Harry S. Truman holding baby Margaret, standing in the yard of the Truman home in Independence, Missouri. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family,... more

Photograph Studio Portrait of Helen Wallace

Photograph Studio Portrait of Helen Wallace

Caption: Three-quarter length studio portrait of possibly Helen Wallace (cousin of Bess Truman), looking fashionable in a fur cape and hat. Her body is sideways to the camera, but her face is toward the front. ... more

Photograph of Harry S. Truman at Fort Riley

Photograph of Harry S. Truman at Fort Riley

Caption: Lieutenant Colonel Harry S. Truman (left) at Army Reserve Camp at Fort Riley, Kansas. He is chatting with Captain Hurd and leaning against military equipment. In the upper right corner of the photo, in... more

Roma Spencer and Frances Hill

Roma Spencer and Frances Hill

Caption: Photo, taken out of doors in winter, left to right, of Roma Spencer (later Mrs. Rochester C. Colgan II, a relative of President Truman) and Frances Hill (mother of donor, Nancy Ehrlich) dressed in fur-... more

Harry S. Truman and Other Fellow Army Reservists

Harry S. Truman and Other Fellow Army Reservists

Caption: From left to right: Harry S. Truman, unidentified man, John Snyder, Harry Vaughan, and unidentified man at Army Reserve Camp. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Ha... more

Photograph of Harry S. Truman Library

Photograph of Harry S. Truman Library

Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of Elections Exhibit (Harry S. Truman)

Photograph of Elections Exhibit (Harry S. Truman)

This is a photograph of Case Number Three of the Elections exhibit, located in the Constitution Avenue East Foyer. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of Extraordinary Congress of the International Council on Archives

Photograph of Extraordinary Congress of the International Council on A...

This is a photograph from the International Council on Archives reception. Pictured is Phillip Brooks, Director of the Harry S. Truman Library. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of Philip C. Brooks, Director of the Harry S. Truman Library

Photograph of Philip C. Brooks, Director of the Harry S. Truman Librar...

Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

Photograph of 1940 Truman Senate Campaign Rally

Photograph of 1940 Truman Senate Campaign Rally

Caption: Foreground, from left to right: Mrs. Bess W. Truman, Margaret Truman, and Victor Messall at a campaign rally in Sedalia, Missouri to kick of Senator Harry S. Truman's 1940 reelection campaign. Victor M... more

Robert E. Hannegan

Robert E. Hannegan

Caption: A close-up photo of Robert E. Hannegan. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Photograph of Bess and Margaret Truman at the Democratic Convention

Photograph of Bess and Margaret Truman at the Democratic Convention

Caption: Mrs. Bess Wallace Truman and Margaret Truman at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Senator Harry S. Truman and Others Eating Chinese Food

Senator Harry S. Truman and Others Eating Chinese Food

Caption: Albert Kam Chow (known as the unofficial mayor of San Francisco's Chinatown), Senator Harry S. Truman (second from left), and unidentified men eating with chopsticks at a luncheon in San Francisco, Cal... more

Robert Hannegan with Gavel

Robert Hannegan with Gavel

Caption: Democratic National Committee Chairman Robert E. Hannegan poses at a podium with his gavel after being elected as Chairman at the Hotel Mayflower in Washington, D.C. Photographs Relating to the Adminis... more

Senator Harry S. Truman at Lunch with President Franklin Roosevelt

Senator Harry S. Truman at Lunch with President Franklin Roosevelt

Caption: Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Senator Harry S. Truman (left) sits down for lunch with President Franklin D. Roosevelt beneath a magnolia tree on the White House lawn. Photographs Relating to t... more

Portrait of President Harry S. Truman at Desk, Grinning

Portrait of President Harry S. Truman at Desk, Grinning

Caption: Portrait of President Harry S. Truman, seated at a White House desk. U. S. Army Signal Corps File Number C-1858. Note the Presidential flag on the left of President Truman, with the old seal. Photograp... more

Photograph of Douglas MacArthur

Photograph of Douglas MacArthur

Caption: General Douglas MacArthur, Commander in Chief, Far East. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Charles Ross, Samuel I. Rosenman and Matt Connelly

Charles Ross, Samuel I. Rosenman and Matt Connelly

Caption: From left to right, Press Secretary Charles Ross, Samuel I. Rosenman and Appointment Secretary Matthew Connelly seated together reading a report. The photo has been autographed by Samuel I. Roseman as ... more

WORLD CELEBRATES PEACE, VJ DAY, 08/12/1945

WORLD CELEBRATES PEACE, VJ DAY, 08/12/1945

ARC Identifier 23976 / Local Identifier 111-ADC-10214 - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964) - 1945 - WORLD IN FILM. Issue no. 18, WORLD C... more

Vice-President Harry S. Truman with Gordon Young and Harry Vaughan

Vice-President Harry S. Truman with Gordon Young and Harry Vaughan

Caption: Vice-President Harry S. Truman (left) walks at Fort Belvoir with Brigadier General Gordon Young, Commander of Fort Belvoir (center), and Colonel Harry H. Vaughan, Aide to the Vice President (right). So... more

Head and Shoulders Portrait of Harry S. Truman

Head and Shoulders Portrait of Harry S. Truman

Caption: Head and shoulders portrait of Harry S. Truman. This is third in the series of nine photos of Harry S. Truman by the Hessler Studio of Washington, D. C. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Fami... more

Head and Shoulders Serious View of President Harry S. Truman at His Desk

Head and Shoulders Serious View of President Harry S. Truman at His De...

Caption: President Harry S. Truman at his desk. He is glancing down. This is similar to 58-228, in which the President refers to this suit as his "Race track suit." (See Eben Ayers Diary, March 22, 1947.) Photo... more

President Harry S. Truman and Captain James Vardaman in Car

President Harry S. Truman and Captain James Vardaman in Car

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (left) and Captain James Vardaman (right), his Naval Aide, are seated in the back of a convertible in Independence, Missouri. The man standing in the background is unidentifie... more

President Harry S. Truman and Margaret Truman

President Harry S. Truman and Margaret Truman

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (right) with his daughter Margaret (left) seated on garden furniture in the backyard of their home at 219 North Delaware Street, Independence, Missouri. This photo was taken d... more

President Harry S. Truman and Joseph Stalin at Potsdam

President Harry S. Truman and Joseph Stalin at Potsdam

Caption: Harry S. Truman and Joseph Stalin meeting at Potsdam. From left to right, row 1 : Joseph Stalin, Harry S. Truman, Soviet Ambassador Andrei Gromyko, Secretary of State James Byrnes, and Soviet Foreign M... more

Portrait of President Harry S. Truman

Portrait of President Harry S. Truman

Caption: Head and shoulders portrait photograph of President Harry S. Truman. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

John R. Steelman Smiles for a Photograph

John R. Steelman Smiles for a Photograph

Caption: Special Assistant to the President John R. Steelman smiles as he poses for a photograph, most likely in his White House office. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of ... more

Photograph of Bess Truman Writing in a Book

Photograph of Bess Truman Writing in a Book

Caption: Bess Wallace Truman sits at a desk and writes a note in a book as two unidentified ladies look on. The event, date, and location are unknown. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Per... more

Photograph of Poppy Presentation to President Harry S. Truman

Photograph of Poppy Presentation to President Harry S. Truman

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (left) is presented a poppy by Mrs. Walter G. Craven on Poppy Day. Mrs. Craven is National President of the American Legion Auxiliary. Photographs Relating to the Administrati... more

President Harry S. Truman Walking near the White House

President Harry S. Truman Walking near the White House

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (right) and an unidentified Secret Service agent walking towards the White House. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

President Harry S. Truman Walking near the White House

President Harry S. Truman Walking near the White House

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (left) walking with an unidentified Secret Service agent from the White House grounds in Washington, D.C. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life... more

Attorney General Tom C. Clark Seated, Smoking Cigar

Attorney General Tom C. Clark Seated, Smoking Cigar

Caption: United States Attorney General Tom C. Clark is seated in a lounge chair in a room and is smoking a cigar. The tie he is wearing shows the scales of justice imprinted in it as a design. The exact date a... more

President Harry S. Truman Speaking with a Group

President Harry S. Truman Speaking with a Group

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (second from right) is holding a Naval hat and speaking with a group of unidentified men. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

White House Blue Room

White House Blue Room

Caption: The Blue Room in the White House, an oval drawing room, used as a small reception room. This photo was probably taken before the renovation of the White House. Photographs Relating to the Administratio... more

Portrait of President Harry S. Truman

Portrait of President Harry S. Truman

Caption: A formal portrait of President Harry S. Truman. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman with Cabinet and Family Leaving the Capitol

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman with Cabinet and Family Leavin...

Caption: From left to right, Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal, Attorney General Tom Clark, Secretary of War Robert Patterson, Secretary of State James Byrnes, First Lady Bess Wallace Truman, President Harr... more

President Harry S. Truman Meets with Dean Acheson and Warren Austin

President Harry S. Truman Meets with Dean Acheson and Warren Austin

Caption: President Harry S. Truman is meeting with Warren Austin, United States representative to the United Nations Security Council, and Acting Secretary of State Dean Acheson. From left to right: Mr. Truman,... more

President Harry S. Truman Presents Award to Alexander De Seversky

President Harry S. Truman Presents Award to Alexander De Seversky

Caption: In ceremonies on the White House lawn, President Harry S. Truman awarded the International Harmon Trophy to Major Alexander P. De Seversky, aeronautical engineer. The Ligue Internationale des Aviateurs... more

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman as He Inspects the Personnel of the USS Missouri

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman as He Inspects the Personnel o...

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (center, in civilian clothes) inspects the personnel of the USS Missouri accompanied by Admiral James Foskett (behind Truman). All others are unidentified Photographs Relating... more

President Harry S. Truman Presents a Trophy

President Harry S. Truman Presents a Trophy

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (left), is presenting the Yacht Club trophy cup. The President's Cup Regatta Cup is being received by Danny Foster, the winner of the race. Photographs Relating to the Adminis... more

Photograph of Archibald Roosevelt, President Harry S. Truman and Bess Wallace Truman Before the Straus Memorial

Photograph of Archibald Roosevelt, President Harry S. Truman and Bess ...

Caption: From left to right: Archibald Roosevelt, President Harry S. Truman, and First Lady Bess Wallace Truman standing in front of the Oscar Straus Memorial Fountain. Photographs Relating to the Administratio... more

Entrance Hall of the White House

Entrance Hall of the White House

Caption: Photo of the entrance hall of the White House, prior to the renovation. From an album of photographs by Abbie Rowe of the White House, prior to the 1949 renovation. Photographs Relating to the Administ... more

White House East Room, Portraits of George and Martha Washington

White House East Room, Portraits of George and Martha Washington

Caption: Photo of the East Room showing the portraits of George and Martha Washington on the walls. From an album of photographs by Abbie Rowe of the White House, prior to the renovation in 1949. Photographs Re... more

White House Blue Room

White House Blue Room

Caption: Photo of the Blue Room. From an album of photographs by Abbie Rowe of the White House, prior to the 1949 renovation. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

President Harry S. Truman takes a momemt to honor his country and his home state of Missouri before proceeding through the sideboys on board USS Missouri

President Harry S. Truman takes a momemt to honor his country and his ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Missouri (BB 63) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... more

President Harry S. Truman with a Submarine Tie Clasp

President Harry S. Truman with a Submarine Tie Clasp

Caption: President Harry S. Truman showing off his new submarine tie clasp. The officers and crew of the submarine U-2513 presented the clasp to President Truman when he visited them while on vacation in Key We... more

President Harry S. Truman at Everglades National Park Dedication

President Harry S. Truman at Everglades National Park Dedication

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (at podium) is speaking at the dedication of Everglades National Park in Florida, while on vacation in Key West. Also present and visible behind the President are (from left t... more

The Puppy Feller

The Puppy Feller

Caption: This picture was taken when President Harry S. Truman's dog, Feller, arrived at the White House on Christmas Day. He was a gift. The Trumans later gave the dog to Dr. Wallace Graham, their personal phy... more

Truman and Wallace Families at the White House for Christmas Dinner

Truman and Wallace Families at the White House for Christmas Dinner

Caption: Christmas dinner at the White House. Around the table from the left end: Fred Wallace, Madge Gates Wallace, Natalie Wallace, Marian Wallace, First Lady Bess Truman, David Wallace, Christine Wallace, ... more

President Harry S. Truman in his Office

President Harry S. Truman in his Office

Caption: President Harry S. Truman is seated at his desk in the Oval Office at the White House. Five unidentified men are standing behind him. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Li... more

President Harry S. Truman with a Group of Men

President Harry S. Truman with a Group of Men

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (front row, center) stands with a group of unidentified men outside the White House. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Photograph of India Edwards with the First Lady and First Daughter

Photograph of India Edwards with the First Lady and First Daughter

Caption: First Lady Bess W. Truman at a party given by journalist Esther Van Wagoner Tufty in Washington, D.C. in honor of India Edwards, Executive Director of the Women's Division of the Democratic Party. From... more

The State Dining Room in the White House

The State Dining Room in the White House

Caption: The State Dining Room in the White House. This room is used for large dinners, accommodating a maximum of 140 guests. The Buffalo Mantel over the fireplace can be seen in this room. The Buffalo Mante... more

Kitchen Area of the White House

Kitchen Area of the White House

Caption: Photo of kitchen area in the lower floors of the White House. From an album of photographs by Abbie Rowe of the White House, prior to the 1949 renovation. Photographs Relating to the Administration, F... more

White House Exterior, North Portico

White House Exterior, North Portico

Caption: Photo of the White House exterior, north portico. From an album of photographs by Abbie Rowe of the White House, prior to the renovation of 1949. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and... more

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman at Opening Baseball Game

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman at Opening Baseball Game

Caption: President Harry S. Truman attending the first baseball game of the season with his family and friends. Front row, left to right: General Harry Vaughan, Margaret Truman, Evlyn (Mrs. John) Snyder, First ... more

President Harry S. Truman Speaking at Memorial Day Services

President Harry S. Truman Speaking at Memorial Day Services

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (standing) speaking at the Amphitheatre of Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day. All others are unidentified. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Pe... more

President Harry S. Truman's Study

President Harry S. Truman's Study

Caption: Photo of President Truman's study, second floor oval room. The Steinway grand piano is now a museum object at the Truman Library, as are two of the paintings: "At the Beach of Scheveningen," (or Dutch ... more

Green Room of the White House

Green Room of the White House

Caption: Photo of the Green Room of the White House. From an album of photographs by Abbie Rowe of the White House, prior to the renovation in 1949. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Perso... more

President Harry S. Truman Poses With Completed Cartoon Portraits

President Harry S. Truman Poses With Completed Cartoon Portraits

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (center, glasses) posing outside the White House with a group of visiting cartoonists, as they exhibit the sketches they have just made of the President. Those holding up draw... more

President Harry S. Truman with a Girl Scout in Yonkers, New York

President Harry S. Truman with a Girl Scout in Yonkers, New York

Caption: President Harry S. Truman (foreground, left) with eleven-year old Girl Scout Carol Bayerschmidt (foreground, right) in Yonkers, New York. Carol pins a red feather on the President's lapel at Larkin Pl... more

Truman Family in Key West, Florida

Truman Family in Key West, Florida

Caption: From left to right, First Lady Bess W. Truman, President Harry S. Truman, and Margaret Truman outside on the lawn of the Little White House in Key West, Florida. President Truman is on vacation after w... more

The Red Room in the White House

The Red Room in the White House

Caption: The Red Room in the White House, probably taken prior to the renovation of the White House. From: Truman home. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

Broken Beam under Margaret Truman's Sitting Room

Broken Beam under Margaret Truman's Sitting Room

Caption: A photograph of a split beam under the room Margaret Truman occupied as a sitting room while in the White House. From the "Report of the Commission on the Renovation of the Executive Mansion. Photograp... more

Photograph of the Trumans and Barkleys at an Inaugural Reception

Photograph of the Trumans and Barkleys at an Inaugural Reception

Caption: From left to right: Margaret Truman, Mrs. Bess Wallace Truman, President Harry S. Truman, Vice President Alben Barkley, and Mrs. Marian Truitt, Mr. Barkley's daughter. They are attending the President'... more

Photograph of the Trumans and Barkleys at an Inaugural Luncheon

Photograph of the Trumans and Barkleys at an Inaugural Luncheon

Caption: President Harry S. Truman and Vice President Alben Barkley at lunch during inauguration festivities. Standing: Margaret Truman, Mrs. Marian Barkley Truitt. Seated, left to right: Unidentified man, Pres... more

President Harry S. Truman at Blair House

President Harry S. Truman at Blair House

Caption: A faded snapshot of President Harry S. Truman slumped in a lawn chair reading a book on the back lawn of the Blair House. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

President Harry S. Truman and the Committee for the Renovation of the White House

President Harry S. Truman and the Committee for the Renovation of the ...

Caption: President Harry S. Truman stands on the lawn of the White House with the Commission on the Renovation of the Executive Mansion. From left to right: Senator Edward Martin; Senator Kenneth McKellar; Rich... more

The National Electrical Contractors Barbecue

The National Electrical Contractors Barbecue

Caption: Robert McChesney (front row, left) stands with John Strait (back row fourth from left behind Mrs. Steelman), Emma (Mrs. John R.) Steelman (front row, fourth from left); John R. Steelman (front row, fif... more