The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman
Courtesy Of: Funk & Wagnall’s Encyclopedia.

Harry S. Truman was known as “The man of independence” was famous for his huge decision to drop the Atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Harry Truman was born in Lamar Missouri on May 8th 1884. He was Franklin D. Roosevelt’s vice president and took office in 1945 when Roosevelt died from a massive stroke. Harry S. Truman will go down as one of the toughest but kind presidents to take office.

The Presidential Library and Museum is in Independence, Missouri. It was dedicated on July 6, 1957. The library has a model white house oval office that has all the decor from the Truman administration. It also shows Truman’s private which hold mostly original artifacts that President Truman. Harry Truman is also buried with his wife at the library. The library is always featuring clothes, documents, books, film clips, and memorabilia that personally belonged to the Truman’s. The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is a great place to come and learn about a president that made some very hard decisions that made America what it is.



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