• 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
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?

A lone horse and rider on the Truman farm in Grandview, Missouri. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman was a progressive farmer. He was attempting to stop erosion through contour plowing at least fifteen years before the first soil erosion laboratory in America was established in Missouri in 1929.