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Talkin' Truman: Love Letters: Harry & Bess

  • Truman Presidential Library & Museum 500 W. U.S. 24 Highway Independence, MO 64050 United States (map)

After a long courtship, Harry Truman married his grade-school sweetheart, Bess Wallace, in 1919.  Join Archivist Tammy Williams as she draws on the Library's extensive collection of Truman letters and photographs to illustrate the couple's decades-long relationship and life together.  This presentation is one in the series of "Talkin' Truman" programs, offered each First Friday from May through September at 11 am.  The program is included with Museum admission; seating is first come, first served.  Lecture location:  Whistlestop Room.

Earlier Event: May 5
Gallery Walk "Getting Ready"
Later Event: May 7
Sheep Shearing