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Document Details


Title: George Tames
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Series: Item 1 of Series George Tames
Description: Photographer, Time magazine, 1938-1945; and for New York Times; 1945 to present. Served as President of the White House News Photographers Association, as Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Photographers Gallery, U.S. Senate, and as Chairman of the White House Still Photographers Working Group.
Extent: 268 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/tamesg1.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tames, George, 1919-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 21-Jan-1919
Speaker place of birth: District of Columbia; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Photographer
Age at speaking: 61
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 11-Jun-1980
Interviewer: Zobrist, Benedict K.
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: OHI0032345-23103