• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Bess Truman: Childhood


Did You Know?

Harry S Truman conducting orchestra. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman loved music. He wrote to Bess in 1911, “Did you ever sit and listen to an orchestra play a fine overture and imagine that things were as they ought to be and not as they are?”