• 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?

Captain Robert Dennison giving President Harry S. Truman a tour of the U. S. S. Missouri

The world changed a lot during Truman’s life. He wrote to Bess, “These young kids can’t stand the physical and mental inconveniences that the old heads take as a matter of course…. They all live in a machine-convenience age and when the machine doesn’t function for them they are out of luck.”