Welcome to the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum

Housewives for Truman
1948 Election

This collection focuses on the presidential election of 1948. The collection includes 95 documents totaling 872 pages covering the years 1946 through 1981. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts, political cartoons, audio recordings and Truman Library museum objects.

View the 1948 Election materials here

Seal of The President of the United States
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. Consistently ranked among the top tourism destinations in the Kansas City region, no visit to America's heartland is complete without a trip to the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.