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: A
Anderson, Dr. Gerald
Dr. Anderson was Mary Jane Truman's personal physician. He examined her at the Truman home when she could no longer climb the stairs to his office in Independence. He was socially acquainted with Harry and Bess Truman through the fraternal organizations to which they both belonged.
Interview Not Transcribed
Did You Know?
Harry felt he should be financially sound before he proposed to Bess. He wrote, “They say it is bad luck to buy [a wedding] ring on time [i.e., credit] or with borrowed money, hence my long wait about getting it.”