• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Oral Histories: J

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Jaques, Richard and Jane
Interviewed May 26, 2000

Mr. Jacques was a student of Ethel Noland. In his interview he talks about his job as a wallpaper hanger working in the Noland Home and the difficulties with the project.

Interview Not Transcribed

 
Lady Bird Johnson

Lady Bird Johnson

Johnson, Lady Bird
Interviewed June 24, 1997

Lady Bird Johnson visited Harry S Truman National Historic Site on June 24, 1997 with her daughter and granddaughter to research the National Park Service's management policies of the Truman Home.

Interview (pdf - 601KB)

 
Trudy Johnson as

Trudy Johnson dressed as "Gumdrop"

Johnson, Trudy
Interviewed November 18, 1985

Trudy Johnson was hired in October of 1980 and served as a night time nurse and companion to Mrs. Truman until June 1981.

Interview (pdf - 1.56MB)

 

Did You Know?

Harry S Truman gives a Senate campaign speech from the back of a wagon. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman’s greatest strength lay in his ability to do the best he could with what he had and not to worry over what he did not have. He also never looked back with regret on situations or events he could not change.