Tag: Harry S Truman

Truman's proposed West Wing expansion

Truman’s Proposed Extension to the West Wing Didn’t Happen

I'm not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing, but the extension proposed by Harry Truman was never built. He...
interior shell of the White House - 1950

Interior Photos of White House Renovation

We found these great photos at the National Archives. These document the major renovation project undertaken during President Truman's administration.               Source: U.S. National Archives
Photograph of President Truman and French President Charles de Gaulle, during welcoming ceremonies on the White House lawn, with officers saluting in the background. (August 22nd, 1945)

Charles de Gaulle: First White House Visitor Following World War II Peace

Americans love France, but we hate the French. Okay, maybe hate is a strong word, but we do have a very bizarre relationship with...

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