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Truman, Bess Wallace, 1885-1982

Daniel Family Trip to Key West, 1966

This silent home movie footage shows the Daniel family visiting Florida and elsewhere, in 1966. It includes the activities of E. Clifton Daniel, Margaret Truman Daniel, Clifton Truman Daniel, William Wallace Daniel, Harrison Gates Daniel, and baby Thomas Washington Daniel, plus their unidentified nanny. A portion of this footage is closed for privacy reasons.

Daniel Family Home Movies, 1961

This silent home movie footage features E. Clifton Daniel, Margaret Truman Daniel, Clifton Truman Daniel, and William Wallace Daniel, along with former president Harry S. Truman and former first lady Bess Truman, and E. Clifton Daniel and Elvah Daniel in New York and in Bermuda. A portion of this footage is closed for privacy reasons.

Daniel Family Home Movies, 1963-1964

This silent home movie, presumably shot by E. Clifton Daniel, shows Margaret Truman Daniel, E. Clifton Daniel, Clifton Truman Daniel, William Wallace Daniel, and baby Harrison Gates Daniel at home in New York City and in Florida. Also included in this footage are former president Harry S. Truman and former first lady Bess Truman. A portion of this footage is closed for privacy reasons. 

Daniel Family Home Movies, Summer 1965 - Summer 1966

Silent home movies from the family of Clifton Daniel and Margaret Truman Daniel during in 1965. Summertime footage includes the Daniel children swimming in a pool; former President Harry Truman and former First Lady Bess Truman visiting the Daniels; Halloween; Christmas; Harrison Gates Daniel's birthday; trip to Sarasota, Florida and the Circus Hall of Fame; Cypress Gardens; a New York City parade; Kiddieland; Harrison Gates Daniel taking his first steps; and newborn Thomas Washington Daniel.

Daniel Family Vacations and Celebrations, c. 1968

Silent home movie coverage of the Daniel family, c. 1968. This footage includes celebrations and vacations of Margaret Truman Daniel, her husband Clifton Daniel, their children Clifton Truman Daniel, William Wallace Daniel, Harrison Gates Daniel, and Thomas Washington Daniel; plus Margaret's parents, former President Harry S. Truman and Bess Truman. Includes Christmas celebrations, winter scenes, vacation in Key West, Florida, a visit to the Ernest Hemingway house, a baseball game, a birthday celebration, and a visit to Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.

Daniel Family Vacations and Celebrations, c. 1973

This silent home movie footage, presumably shot by E. Clifton Daniel, shows members of the Daniel family, including E. Clifton Daniel, Margaret Truman Daniel, Clifton Truman Daniel, William Wallace Daniel, Harrison Gates Daniel, and Thomas Washington Daniel; former first lady Bess Truman; former Secretary of the Treasury John Snyder, Drucie Snyder Horton, John Horton, and other Horton/Snyder family members.

Portions of this footage are closed for privacy reasons.

Screen Gems Collection (outtakes from the television series "Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman")

Merle Miler interviews former president Harry S. Truman. They discuss the 1948 campaign, Margaret and Bess's involvement in it, the whistle stop tour, inaccurate press coverage of it, watching the 1948 RNC, and the inaccurate polling. He also reviews the campaigns of Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Grover Cleveland, and Andrew Jackson.