• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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    The Truman Home and Visitor Center will be closed on Wed. July 16 and Mon, July 21. Please check back for updates.

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?

Truman home. Credit: National Park Service

The most significant historical event to take place in the Truman home happened in June 1950. This was when President Truman received the telephone call alerting him that North Korea had attacked South Korea.