• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Home to a People's President

President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.

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.