• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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
NPS PHOTO
 
Interior pocket label, HSTR 3698
Label on inside of jacket pocket, dated June 6, 1945.
NPS PHOTO
 
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?

atomic bomb blast

Although Truman authorized the use of atomic weapons in Japan, he refused to do so again in Korea. Truman said, “[The atomic bomb] should not be used on innocent men, women, and children who have nothing whatever to do with this military aggression.” Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri