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President Truman Receives an Award from Harlem Ministers

Dr. C. Asapansa-Johnson, president of the Interdenominational Ministers Alliance, presents President Harry S. Truman with the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Brotherhood Medal. The award was presented in Dorrance Brooks Square in Harlem. New York Mayor William O'Dwyer stands in the background between Truman and Asapansa-Johnson. Others are unidentified. From: Smalls Art Studio.

President Truman Presents the Oak Leaf Cluster to the Distinguished Service Medal to General Marshall

President Harry S. Truman presents the oak leaf cluster to the Distinguished Service medal to General George C. Marshall upon his retirement from the office of Army Chief of Staff, as broadcast over the Columbia Broadcasting System, 12:30 P.M. EST. The presentation was given at the Pentagon. Text not available in Public Papers.

President Truman's Remarks Upon Receiving the Armed Forces Reserve Medal

President Harry S. Truman's remarks upon receiving the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Oval Office, White House. Text of remarks not found in Public Papers. The Armed Forces Reserve Medal was authorized for issue to Reserve Officers, and the Association arranged with Secretary Pace to secure the first medal for presentation to the President.