A series of five photos showing former President Harry S. Truman, Bess, and Margaret Truman during a banquet at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel honoring Mr. Truman on his 70th birthday. The dinner, given by the Truman Library Committee, seeks to raise $1,500,000 to build a Library in Independence. Seated between Bess and Margaret Truman is Basil O'Connor. Former President Truman is at podium.
President Harry S. Truman (right) holds Sandra Marie Smith, and orphan of World War II from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Home. An unidentified V.F.W. member is with her to present the first buddy poppy of the V.F.W. fund drive to President Truman.
Margaret Truman (left) standing in front of microphone with others including the 1948 poster boy for the March of Dimes Campaign, Terry Tullos.
Margaret Truman giving speech for 1948 March of Dimes Campaign. The unidentified woman standing next to Margaret is holding Terry Tullos, the poster boy for the campaign.
Margaret Truman watches as the poster boy for 1948 March of Dimes Campaign, Terry Tullos, drops a coin in a milk bottle.
The poster boy for the 1948 March of Dimes Campaign, Terry Tullos, stands next to Margaret Truman with unidentified woman looking on.
Margaret Truman giving speech for the 1948 March of Dimes campaign. The unidentified woman next to Margaret is holding Terry Tullos, the poster child for the campaign.
President Harry S. Truman (left) is seen here receiving the first purple heart viola from Carol French (right), who is 3 years old. This photo was taken to start the fund drive for the Washington, D. C. chapter of the Order of the Purple Heart.
President Harry S. Truman (left) recieving his first sheet of Christmas seals of the 1947 Campaign from Averell Harriman, the Secretary of Commerce.
President Harry S. Truman recieving a Forget-Me-Not from Leona "Ginger" Leonard (age 4) to start the Disabled American Veterans Fund Campaign of 1947.