• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri


oral history project
This ongoing project was initiated with the founding of Harry S Truman NHS. Interviews are conducted with people close to Harry and Bess Truman to gain a better understanding of their life in Independence and Grandview. More...
Margaret Truman, ca. 1947

Harry S Truman NHS Remembers
Margaret Truman Daniel
February 17, 1924 - January 29, 2008

Did You Know?

President Truman in a motor launch carrying him from Galeao Airport, Brazil. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman’s sympathies lay with the little guy unless the little guy became too powerful. Truman wrote, “The meanest person in the world is the underdog who gets to be top dog.”