• 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.

Tuxedo - November 1934

Tuxedo, tailcoat and pants.
Made by Ted Marks, Kansas City.
November 1934
HSTR 3589

Ted Marks Oral History Interview, Harry S. Truman Library

 
Tuxedo, HSTR 3589
NPS PHOTO
 
Tuxedo label, HSTR 3589
Interior pocket label.
NPS PHOTO
 
 

Did You Know?

Portrait of a young Bess Wallace. Credit: Truman Library

From age six on, Harry was always interested in Bess. He later wrote her, “I have never met a girl in my life that you were not the first to be compared with her, to see wherein she was lacking and she always was.”