Family Members - Wallace
Carnes, Bill and Mary
Mr. Carnes's mother, Caroline Carnes, was a sister to May Wallace. He frequently visited the home of George and May Wallace. He recalls how rooms in their home were used, describes add-ons to the home, and how the yard developed through the years.
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Wallace, Christine and David F.
Christine Wallace, sister-in-law of Bess W. Truman, and her son David F. Wallace, Jr., reveal in detail the inner workings of the extended Wallace family during the 1930s to early 1940s.
May Wallace, wife of George Wallace and sister-in-law of Harry and Bess Truman, discusses the Wallace and Truman family members. Wallace discusses the Gates family's move to Independence, Madge Gates Wallace's relationship with her family, domestic help and cooking, and Christmas traditions.
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Did You Know?
Starting in November 1946, President Truman took the first of eleven vacations in Key West, Florida. He stayed at the Little Summer White House, a naval submarine station. Later, he made four visits to the Key West base as a private citizen. The Little Summer White House is open to the public.