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1948 - HARRY S. TRUMAN VS. THOMAS E. DEWEY (R) This is believed to be the greatest electoral upset in American history. Almost all public opinion polls indicated that Republican nominee Thomas E. Dewey would defeat Harry S. Truman. Truman was a supporter of the Civil Rights movement, which caused in struggle with the opposition in his own conservative Democratic party.

1948 - HARRY S. TRUMAN VS. THOMAS E. DEWEY (R) This is believed to be the greatest electoral upset in American history. Almost all public opinion polls indicated that Republican nominee Thomas E. Dewey would defeat Harry S. Truman. Truman was a supporter of the Civil Rights movement, which caused in struggle with the opposition in his own conservative Democratic party.

Our Presidential Throwback Thursday features a very small Harry S. Truman!  Truman was born on May 8, 1884, in Missouri.  Truman’s early life was plagued with accidents, poor eyesight, and a nearly paralyzing disease. However, Truman grew up surrounded by loving, strong-willed, and doting parents, grandparents, and other relatives, including his grandfather, Solomon Young. Truman had one younger brother, Vivian. Vivian had long curls that his mother refused to cut. The long curls bothered…

Our Presidential Throwback Thursday features a very small Harry S. Truman! Truman was born on May 8, 1884, in Missouri. Truman’s early life was plagued with accidents, poor eyesight, and a nearly paralyzing disease. However, Truman grew up surrounded by loving, strong-willed, and doting parents, grandparents, and other relatives, including his grandfather, Solomon Young. Truman had one younger brother, Vivian. Vivian had long curls that his mother refused to cut. The long curls bothered…

Former President Truman poses for a bronze bust.  Sculptor Rene Shapshak (left) works on a clay model for a bronze bust of former President Harry S. Truman.  Truman is in his office in the Federal Reserve Bank Building, Kansas City, Missouri. The sculpture was placed in the Hall of Fame at the Ben Yehuda National Museum in Jerusalem, Israel. It was unveiled in Israel on Truman’s 73rd birthday. The photo is autographed: “To our Harry S. Truman, a great man, a great person - Rene Shapshak…

Former President Truman poses for a bronze bust. Sculptor Rene Shapshak (left) works on a clay model for a bronze bust of former President Harry S. Truman. Truman is in his office in the Federal Reserve Bank Building, Kansas City, Missouri. The sculpture was placed in the Hall of Fame at the Ben Yehuda National Museum in Jerusalem, Israel. It was unveiled in Israel on Truman’s 73rd birthday. The photo is autographed: “To our Harry S. Truman, a great man, a great person - Rene Shapshak…

Truman | Truman + Ebbets Field 5 Panel Cap | Navy/Pinstripe Short Bill

Truman | Truman + Ebbets Field 5 Panel Cap | Navy/Pinstripe Short Bill

Truman Library & Museum Cartoons & Teaching Activities

Truman Library & Museum Cartoons & Teaching Activities

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman: Harry Truman had only been vice president for three months before assuming the presidency. During his nearly eight years in office, he attempted to contain the spread of communism as the Cold War heated up.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman: Harry Truman had only been vice president for three months before assuming the presidency. During his nearly eight years in office, he attempted to contain the spread of communism as the Cold War heated up.

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