• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Park Closure

    The Truman Home and Visitor Center will be closed on Wed. July 16 and Mon, July 21. Please check back for updates.

Oral History Informants by Association

Oral history informants have been categorized by their association to the Truman family. Click on the links below to view the informants' photos, learn about their association from the short biographies and read available transcripts.

Family Members – Gates

Family Members – Truman

Family Members – Wallace

Friends and Neighbors

Grandview Farm

Local Business People

Medical Personnel

National Park Service Employees

Political Associates

Secret Service

Truman Domestic Staff at Independence

Truman Home Contractors and Decorators

Truman Library Employees

Truman White House Staff

 

Did You Know?

Later view from Presidential Train in Willard, MO. Credit: Truman Library

Due to the lack of a direct train route, the 20-mile trip between Grandview and Independence during Harry Truman’s courtship with Bess took two hours one way. Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri