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President Truman Smokes Peace Pipe with Chief First To Fly

President Harry S. Truman meets with Native Americans on the rear platform of his train while on a Whistlestop tour in support of Adlai Stevenson's presidential campaign. He smokes a peace pipe with Assiniboine Chief First to Fly (shown at right with horned ceremonial head gear) in Glasgow, Montana. Two years earlier, President Truman had been made "Chief Bear Soldier" by the Assiniboine (Hohe Nakota) people. The other two Native Americans are unidentified. Donor: New York Herald Tribune.

President Truman Receives New Bible From Dr. Weigle

President Harry S. Truman (left) accepts a new Revised Standard Version of the Bible from Dean Emeritus of the Yale Divinity School, Dr. Luther A. Weigle (right), in a Rose Garden ceremony at the White House. Dr. Weigle gave the book on behalf of the National Council of Churches as the chairman of the American Standard Bible Committee. Fifteen years of labor by 32 Protestant scholars went into the crafting of the RSV Bible, which was written in contemporary language. Other people are unidentified.

President Truman Greets Beate Zylka

The last family to immigrate to the United States under the Displaced Persons Act of 1948 visits President Harry S. Truman in the Rose Garden of the White House. Beate Zylka (3) was a little shy as she approached President Truman. Her sister, Ursula Zylka (6), is mostly obscured by the president. Their mother, Ursula Zylka, stands next to the president. Their father, Josef Zylka, stands next to Mrs. Zylka. John W. Gibson, Chairman of the Displaced Persons Commission, stands behind Mr. and Mrs. Zylka.

President Harry S. Truman With Medal of Honor Recipients

President Harry S. Truman congratulates two United States Army men who have just been presented the Congressional Medal of Honor. They are Corporal Jerry K. Crump (left), Forest City, North Carolina and Corporal Ronald E. Rosser (right), Crooksville, Ohio. Both men received the honor for heroism in Korea. The award ceremony took place at the White House. Others in the background are unidentified.

President Harry S. Truman Presents Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant Lloyd Burke

At a ceremony at the White House, President Harry S. Truman is shown presenting the Congressional Medal of Honor to U.S. Army First Lieutenant Lloyd L. Burke, Stuttgart, Arkansas. This award was given for his bravery displayed during the Korean War. Burke's son, Gary Lee, on the right, is being held by the honoree's mother, Mrs. Betty M. Burke. Lt. Burke's wife, Virginia, is standing directly behind him. Others watching the ceremony standing in the back include left to right: General Omar N.

President Truman Shakes Hands With Medal of Honor Recipients

President Harry S. Truman congratulates three soldiers who fought in the Korean War after he presented them with the Congressional Medal of Honor in a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House. From left to right: Marine Master Sergeant Harold E. Wilson, Birmingham, Alabama; President Truman; Army Lieutenant Lloyd L. Burke, Stuttgart, Arkansas; and Army Corporal Rodolfo P. Hernandez, Fowler, California. Various unidentified family members present at the ceremony stand directly behind them. Those identified on the back top row include, from left to right: General Omar N.

President Harry S. Truman Presents Medal of Honor to Raymond G. Davis

President Harry S. Truman (left, standing behind podium with U.S. Seal) presents the Congressional Medal of Honor to Marine Lieutenant Colonel Raymond G. Davis, Arlington, Virginia. The ceremony was held at the White House. Colonel Davis was one of three U.S. Marines who received the award at the ceremony for their heroism in helping their division break out to sea in the Chosin Reservoir fighting in Korea in 1950. Also in view are Mrs. Davis holding daughter Willa, age two, and Gilbert, age nine, partially hidden, and six year old Miles Davis on the right. The original print is retouched.