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Orlando Nace

Orlando Nace

Nace, Orlando
Interviewed November 20, 1985

Orlando Nace was a piano tuner and violin maker from Independence, Missouri. He and his son tuned the Trumans' piano at 219 N. Delaware Street over a period of approximately fifty years.

Interview (pdf - 181KB)
appendix (pdf - 278KB)

 

Did You Know?

President Harry S. Truman speaking in Detroit on the campaign trail in 1948. Credit: Truman Library

The Soviet Union began the Berlin blockade in the hope that the Allies would be forced to abandon West Berlin. In response, President Truman ordered the Berlin airlift, which supplied West Berlin by air and lasted almost a year.