Harry S. Truman (Lamar (Missouri), 8 mei 1884 – Kansas City (Missouri), 26 december 1972) was van 1945 tot 1953 de 33ste president van de Verenigde Staten.Daarvoor diende hij enkele maanden als de 34e vicepresident van de VS onder Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum was established to preserve the papers, books, and other historical materials relating to former President Harry S. Truman and to make them available to the people in a place suitable for exhibit and research.
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The sign "The Buck Stops Here" that was on President Truman's desk in his White House office was made in the Federal Reformatory at El Reno, Oklahoma. Fred A. Canfil, then United States Marshal for the Western District of Missouri and a friend of Mr. Truman, saw a similar sign while visiting the Reformatory and asked the Warden if a sign like it could be made for President Truman.
Letter from Mrs. Amelia A. Dixon to Harry Truman, March 12, 1948; Letter, Roy Wilkins to Harry S. Truman, January 12, 1953; Gallup Poll Results, 1948: Desegregation of Armed Services; Correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Ernie Roberts, September 2, 1948; Audio: Address before the NAACP, June 29, 1947
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The Truman Home (earlier known as the Gates–Wallace home), 219 North Delaware Street, Independence, Missouri, was the home of Harry S. Truman from the time of his marriage to Bess Wallace on June 28, 1919, until his death on December 26, 1972.