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?
Mrs. Truman willed her house in Independence to the people of the United States. The National Park Service discovered over 53,000 of the Trumans’ belongings still in place in the house. More...