• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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Oral Histories: F

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Flora, Betty Ogden
Interviewed August 22, 1989

Betty Ogden Flora, seasonal neighbor and childhood friend of Margaret Truman Daniel, recalls activities that occurred at 219 N. Delaware. Flora was involved in the Penny Ice Fund, the Henhouse Hicks Secret Six Society, and many other games with Margaret and the four Allen girls both inside and outside the Truman home.

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Foglesong, George
Interviewed June 24, 1997

Mr. Foglesong was the retired carpenter-turned-contractor who oversaw extensive repairs to the Truman Farm Home in 1984-1985. He discusses the condition of the home and work that was completed by the Truman Farm Home Foundation.

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Did You Know?

Wide angle shot of burial. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman is buried in the courtyard of the Truman Library. When he died in 1972, his estate was valued at about $600,000 (over 2.8 million in 2006 dollars).