Harry S. Truman is shown in 1942 at a session of the United State Senate's special committee to investigate the national defense program, of which he was chairman. Pictured from left to right at the counsel table are James M. Mead, Senator from New York; Charles Patrick Clark, associate Chief Counsel; Senator Truman; and Owen Brewster, Senator from Maine.
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President Harry S. Truman is shown bestowing the Congressional Medal of Honor on Sergeant Ralph G. Neppel, 21, Glidden, Iowa. Sgt. Neppel is one of 28 soldiers who received this award in the East Room of the White House on this day. Sgt. Neppel lost his legs below the knee in action in Germany, December, 1944.
President Truman is shown awarding the Congressional Medal of Honor to Sergeant Jake Lindsey, Lucedale, Mississippi during an award ceremony held during a joint session of Congress. Sergeant Lindsey is the 100th soldier to receive the award. Watching the ceremony standing on the right behind President Truman is General of the Army George C. Marshall. On the rostrum is Kenneth McKellar, far left, President Pro Tempore of the Senate and on the right Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House. Others in view are not identified.
Senator Harry S. Truman in his office in Washington, D. C.
Sign directly opposite the Sojourner Truth, a federal housing project, in Detroit, Michigan. A riot was caused by white neighbors' attempt to prevent African American tenants from moving in. From: Photos used in the 1984 Truman Centennial Exhibit. Library of Congress Photo Number: LC-USW-3-1.
Conference in Detroit, Michigan between United States Army ordinance and washing machine industry officials to determine the ability of manufacturers to produce parts needed by the Army. After inspecting samples and blue prints, prices were discussed. Land mines, trench mortars, gun clips and gas containers are on display. From: Photos used in the 1984 Truman Centennial Exhibit. Library of Congress Photo Number: LC-USW-3-1.
Vice Presidential Candidate Harry S. Truman (left) is at lunch with President Franklin D. Roosevelt (right) on the White House lawn.
A photograph of Bess Truman (at sink) and Margaret Truman (right) in the apartment at 4701 Connecticut Avenue in Washington, D. C. where they lived with Senator Harry S. Truman. This was taken as part of a series of photographs showing a typical day in the life of Senator Truman.
Mounted 12-1/2 X 9-1/2 portrait of a smiling Charles G. Ross (left) and Jonathan Daniels, both press secretaries to President Truman, seated behind a desk.
Portrait of (left to right) Assistant Press Secretary Eben A. Ayers, former Press Secretary Jonathan Daniels and Press Secretary Charles Ross.