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Document Details


Title: Amanda Ardelia Hardin Palmer
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: Latin and mathematics teacher of Harry S. Truman and Bess Wallace Truman in Ott High School, Independence, Missouri, September 1898-June 1900; organizer and first president of the Jackson Democratic Club (for women) in Independence; first woman elected to public office (city assessor) in Independence; and a leader in literary and cultural activities in the area.
Extent: 65 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/palmer.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1962 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Palmer, Amanda Ardelia Hardin
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Teacher
Document location: Independence, MO
Document date: 18-Jan-1962
Interviewer: Fuchs, J. R.
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: OHI0032256-35405