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Collection Details


Collection Name: Truman Library Oral History Program
Repository Name: Harry S Truman Museum and Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Independence, Missouri, United States
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/oral_his.htm
Material Formats: [590 documents with text]
Dates Spanned: 1961-
Description: The Truman Library has approximately 500 interviews supplementing the written record of Harry S. Truman's life and times. The interviews are available in transcript form and range in length from fewer than 10 to over 1,000 pages, with most being between 20 and 200 pages. Most of the interviews include a name and subject index attached to the transcript. There is a cumulative index for the entire oral history collection available in the research room at the Library.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 619
Interviews: [628 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: U.S. Politics; Politics
ASP Subjects: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Harry S. Truman; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Other Subjects: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
Collection Code: OHC0000015