President Harry Truman Museum, Independence, MO Photos

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library was dedicated in 1957. Displays trace the accomplishments of the 33rd American President. The lobby features murals by the renowned Missouri artist Thomas Hart Benton.

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Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library. Independence, MO.Entrance of Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library. Independence, MO.Portrait of Harry S. Truman by Frank O. Salisbury at Presidential Museum. Independence, MO.Detail of portrait of Harry S. Truman by Frank O. Salisbury at Presidential Museum. Independence, MO.
Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library (1957). Independence, MO. Architect: Edward Neild.Entrance of Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library. Independence, MO.Portrait of Harry S. Truman (1946) by Frank O. Salisbury at Presidential Museum. Independence, MO.Detail of portrait of Harry S. Truman (1946) by Frank O. Salisbury at Presidential Museum. Independence, MO.
The Buck Stops Here sign which sat on Truman's desk meaning he took final responsibility at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Replica of Truman's White House Oval Office. Independence, MO.Replica of Truman's White House Oval Office. Independence, MO.Replica of Truman's White House Oval Office. Independence, MO.
The Buck Stops Here sign which sat on Truman's desk meaning he took final responsibility at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Replica of Truman's White House Oval Office. Independence, MO.Replica of Truman's White House Oval Office. Independence, MO.Replica of Truman's White House Oval Office. Independence, MO.
Globe given to Truman by General Dwight D. Eisenhower at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Gallery summarizing legacy of Truman which along with statue of Truman looks out over the Truman Museum courtyard. Independence, MO.Bronze sculpture of Harry S. Truman at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Courtyard of Truman Museum with perpetual Flame of Freedom. Independence, MO.
Globe given to Truman by General Dwight D. Eisenhower at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Gallery summarizing legacy of Truman which along with statue of Truman looks out over the Truman Museum courtyard. Independence, MO.Bronze sculpture of Harry S. Truman at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Courtyard of Truman Museum with perpetual Flame of Freedom (1991). Independence, MO.
Tombs of Harry S. Truman & Bess Wallace Truman in courtyard of Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Tomb of Harry S. Truman , Judge, Senator, President in courtyard of Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman for Senator 1934 campaign buttons at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Delegate ribbons for Harry & Mrs. Truman to 1944 Democratic National Convention in Chicago at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.
Tombs of Harry S. Truman & Bess Wallace Truman in courtyard of Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Tomb of Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), Judge, Senator, President in courtyard of Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman for Senator 1934 campaign buttons at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Delegate ribbons for Harry & Mrs. Truman to 1944 Democratic National Convention in Chicago at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.
Roosevelt & Truman campaign buttons for 1944 Presidential election at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman campaign buttons for 1948 Presidential election at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman campaign button for 1948 Presidential election at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Pair of democratic donkeys at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.
Roosevelt & Truman campaign buttons for 1944 Presidential election at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman campaign buttons for 1948 Presidential election at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman campaign button for 1948 Presidential election at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Pair of democratic donkeys at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.
Dewey Defeats Truman headline on original Chicago Daily Tribune Nov. 3, 1948 newspaper at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman inauguration button at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman inauguration button at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Harriman & Stevenson Presidential election campaign buttons at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.
Dewey Defeats Truman headline on original Chicago Daily Tribune Nov. 3, 1948 newspaper at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman inauguration button (1949) at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman inauguration button (1949) at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Harriman & Stevenson Presidential election campaign buttons at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.
Chrysler Royal Club coupe owned by Harry Truman while U.S. Senator at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Model of Presidential yacht U.S.S. Williamsburg at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Table setting acquired to match the renovated White House dining room at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Williamsburg Green White House presidential plate with eagle turn to olive branch of peace by Lenox china of Trenton, NJ at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.
Chrysler Royal Club coupe (1941) owned by Harry Truman while U.S. Senator at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Model of Presidential yacht U.S.S. Williamsburg (1931) at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Table setting acquired (1951) to match the renovated White House dining room at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Williamsburg Green White House presidential plate (1951-2) with eagle turn to olive branch of peace by Lenox china of Trenton, NJ at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.
Chrome kitchen table & refridge of post-war Truman era at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Map of Truman's whistle stop campaign rail routes for 1948 election campaign at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Mural 1958-61 by Thomas Hart Benton relates Missouri history in entrance lobby of Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Truman house built by George Porterfield Gates, mill-owner & grandfather of Bess Wallace Truman, was summer White House. Independence, MO.
Chrome kitchen table & refridge of post-war Truman era at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Map of Truman's whistle stop campaign rail routes for 1948 election campaign at Truman Museum. Independence, MO.Mural 1958-61 by Thomas Hart Benton relates Missouri history in entrance lobby of Truman Museum. Independence, MO. Truman house built (1867) by George Porterfield Gates, mill-owner & grandfather of Bess Wallace Truman, was summer White House (1945-53). Independence, MO.
Victorian detail of Truman house run National Park Service. Independence, MO.House of Harry Truman relatives across street from Bess Wallace house where Harry stayed while couring Bess. Independence, MO.Flower at Truman house. Independence, MO.Truman farm south of Kansas City, MO open to public by National Park Service. MO.
Victorian detail of Truman house run National Park Service. Independence, MO.House of Harry Truman relatives across street from Bess Wallace house where Harry stayed while couring Bess. Independence, MO.Flower at Truman house. Independence, MO.Truman farm south of Kansas City, MO open to public by National Park Service. MO.
Porch column detail of Truman farm house. MO.Statue of President Harry Truman outside of courthouse where Truman once served as a judge. Independence, MO.Detail of statue of President Harry Truman before courthouse. Independence, MO.Harry S. Truman portrait by Greta Kempton at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Porch column detail of Truman farm house. MO.Statue of President Harry Truman outside of courthouse where Truman once served as a judge. Independence, MO.Detail of statue of President Harry Truman before courthouse. Independence, MO.Harry S. Truman portrait (1948-79) by Greta Kempton at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Portrait of Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman at Truman Birthplace House. Lamar, MO.Harry S. Truman bust by F. Belsky at Winston Churchill Memorial & Library at Westminster College. Fulton, MO.President Harry S. Truman bust by William J. Williams at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Harry S. Truman Birthplace Museum House. Lamar, MO.
Portrait of Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman at Truman Birthplace House. Lamar, MO.Harry S. Truman bust by F. Belsky at Winston Churchill Memorial & Library at Westminster College. Fulton, MO.President Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) bust by William J. Williams at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Harry S. Truman Birthplace Museum House (1009 Truman St.). Lamar, MO. On National Register.
Portrait of Mary Jane Holmes Truman, Harry's grandmother, at Truman Birthplace House. Lamar, MO.Portrait of Anderson Shippe, Harry's grandfather, at Truman Birthplace House. Lamar, MO.Harry Truman's cradle at Truman Birthplace House. Lamar, MO.
Portrait of Mary Jane Holmes Truman, Harry's grandmother, at Truman Birthplace House. Lamar, MO.Portrait of Anderson Shippe, Harry's grandfather, at Truman Birthplace House. Lamar, MO.Harry Truman's cradle at Truman Birthplace House. Lamar, MO.

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