Change in Park Hours
The Truman Home and Visitor Center are now closed Sundays, Mondays, & all federal holidays. The Truman Farm Home and the Noland Home are closed to the public.
Oral Histories: J
Jaques, Richard and Jane
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
Johnson, Lady Bird
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 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 Truman could have run for reelection in 1952, but chose not to. He wrote, “Eight years is enough and sometimes too much for any man to be the president of the United States.”