• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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  • Change in Park Hours

    The Truman Home and Visitor Center are now closed Sundays, Mondays, & all federal holidays. The Truman Farm Home and the Noland Home are closed to the public.

Ted Marks

Harry Truman and Ted Marks in uniform, 1919.
From left to right: Captain Ted Marks, Lieutenant Walter Slagle and Captain Harry S Truman in front of the Wallace home at 219 N. Delaware in Independence, Missouri. May 1919.
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
 
Wallace-Truman wedding party, June 28, 1919.
Wallace-Truman wedding party in the yard of the Wallace (Truman) home in Independence, Missouri. Left to right: Helen Wallace, cousin of the bride; Harry S Truman; Bess Wallace Truman; Louise Wells, cousin of the bride. Back row: Ted Marks, friend of the groom; Frank Wallace, brother of the bride.
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
 

Did You Know?

Truman shaking hands with an Air Force sergeant. Credit: Truman Library.

President Truman’s Fair Deal program recommended that all Americans be provided with health insurance, that the minimum wage be increased, and that, by law, all Americans be guaranteed equal rights.