• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Weekend Parking

    Due to the Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival (Aug. 29 - Sept. 1) in downtown Independence, parking will be limited around the park visitor center and surrounding neighborhoods. Please plan accordingly. The Truman Home will be open for tours.

Sport Shirt - HSTR 17411

HSTR 17411, Royal Palm Sportswear

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White stylized swans on gray ground, border print, convertible collar, mother of pearl buttons.
Rayon
Royal Palm Sportswear, Miami
1948

Measurement: L 82.8, W 44.7 CM

The convertible collar has an extra button up under the right side and a loop on the left. The collar could be worn buttoned all the way up to the neck or with the loop left unbuttoned and collar spread out.

 
Truman with staff in Key West, November 1948.
Matthew Connelly, Truman's appointments secretary, and Charlie Ross, press secretary, with Truman in Key West, November 1948. This was one of Truman's favorite shirts as he is photographed wearing it during several subsequent trips.
US NAVY

Did You Know?

Harry and Bess Truman on the day of their wedding in 1919. Credit: Truman Library.

Harry Truman married Bess Wallace on 28 June 1919 in the Trinity Episcopal Church in Independence. The weather was so hot, the flowers in the church wilted. Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri