• 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.

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?

Franklin D. Roosevelt. TRUMAN LIBRARY

Later in life, an interviewer asked Harry Truman, “When did you first realize you might be president?” Truman responded, “When I was nominated for vice president. That’s the reason I didn’t want the job.”