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President Harry S. Truman and His Party Aboard the USS Williamsburg

President Harry S. Truman and members of his vacation party are seated on the fantail of the presidential yacht, the USS Williamsburg. From left to right: David Stowe, John R. Steelman, Charles Murphy, President Truman, Admiral Dennison, Charles Ross, Captain Donald J. MacDonald, General Robert Landry, and General Harry Vaughan (in plaid shirt). Original oversize photograph is located in oversize file.

Truman at Memorial Day services

President Harry S. Truman attends Memorial Day services at Water Gate. Front row, left to right: Press Secretary Charles Ross, Colonel Robert Landry, Brigadier General Wallace Graham (physician to the President), Captain Robert Dennison, unidentified officer, unidentified officer, President Truman, unidentified officer, unidentified officer. All others are unidentified.

President Harry S. Truman Dines with Friends and Associates in Independence

President Harry S. Truman enjoys a meal with a group of politicians and notables at the home of Mayor Roger T. Sermon in Independence, Missouri. Seated from left to right around the table are: Edgar Hinde, J. Leonard Reinsch, unidentified man, unidentified man, Matthew Connelly, Captain James Vardaman, Mayor Sermon, President Harry S. Truman, Charles Ross, unidentified man, General Harry Vaughan, Ted Marks, James Pendergast, and C.C. Bundschu.

Truman pitches baseball from stands

President Harry S. Truman tosses a baseball from the stands to open the baseball season. Two unidentified baseball players are also on hand. Front row, left to right: General Harry Vaughan, Margaret Truman, Evlyn (Mrs. John) Snyder, First Lady Bess Wallace Truman, and President Truman. Second row, left to right: Admiral Robert Dennison, Charles Ross, William Hassett, and Matthew Connelly.

The Trumans Attend the Opening Day Baseball Game

President Harry S. Truman attending the first baseball game of the season with his family and friends. Front row, left to right: General Harry Vaughan, Margaret Truman, Evlyn (Mrs. John) Snyder, First Lady Bess Wallace Truman, and President Truman. Second row, left to right: General Robert Landry, Admiral Robert Dennison, Press Secretary Charles Ross, William Hassett, and Matthew Connelly.

Truman inspects baseball during opening game

President Harry S. Truman (front row, standing, fourth from right) holds a baseball presumably given to him by Clark Griffith, President of the Washington Baseball Club (front row, standing, third from right). Two unidentified baseball players are also present. Seated in the stands, front row, left to right are: General Harry Vaughan, Margaret Truman, Evlyn (Mrs. John) Snyder, and First Lady Bess Wallace Truman. Seated behind them are, left to right: Admiral Robert Dennison, Charles Ross, William Hassett, and Matthew Connelly.

Harry S. Truman with Cabinet Members

President Harry S. Truman after his speech to a Joint Session of Congress, pictured with Mrs. Truman and select Cabinet members. Left to right, front row: Secretary of State George Marshall, Mrs. Bess Wallace Truman, Secretary of the Treasury John Snyder, President Truman. Back row, left to right: Postmaster General Robert Hannegan, Secretary of Agriculture Clinton Anderson, Attorney General Tom Clark and Presidential Press Secretary Charles Ross.

President Truman aboard ship

President Harry S. Truman (center in white suit) receiving a scroll and other items from the officers and crew of the submarine U-2513, proclaiming him a qualified submariner. President Truman and other members of his party visited the submarine while on vacation in Key West, Florida. Standing behind President Truman on the left is Admiral William Leahy. Also in the photo is Presidential Press Secretary Charles Ross (last row, in dark suit, next to naval officer) and Charles Steelman (next to Mr. Ross). All others in the photo are unidentified.