• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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Suit - June 1945

Double-breasted, gray suit.
Made by James W. Bell & Company tailors in New York.
Dated 6/6/1945
HSTR 3698
Gray suit, HSTR 3698
Interior pocket label, HSTR 3698
Label on inside of jacket pocket, dated June 6, 1945.
Letter, James W. Bell and Company, 1945
Letter regarding President Truman's measurements taken by the James W. Bell Co.
Letter Courtesy of the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Did You Know?

President and Mrs. Edith Wilson. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman understood people. About Woodrow Wilson, he said, “Wilson was smarter than anybody else and he knew it and he let them know it. You can’t do that when you’re running a government.”