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Document Details


Title: Reathel Odum
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Secretary in the office of Senator Harry S. Truman, 1936-45; personal secretary to Mrs. Harry S. Truman, 1945-53, including correspondence and other duties for Margaret Truman during concert tours, 1947-49; and in the years after 1952, secretary in the office of Senator Stuart Symington, secretary for the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute, and secretary to John W. Snyder.
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/odumr.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1988 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Odum, Reathel
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Benton, IL; Illinois; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government employee; Secretary
Document location: Independence, MO
Document date: 08-Oct-1988
Interviewer: Johnson, Niel M.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0032249-35402