PRESIDENT HARRY S TRUMAN - MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED - HFSID 28675
HARRY S TRUMAN Large color magazine photo of President Harry S. Truman from the chest up in a light-colored suit and dark tie, signed "Sincerely". Matted to 9½x13½ in a white matte. Magazine photograph signed "Sincerely/Harry S Truman/US Mo.".
Sale Price $427.50
HARRY S TRUMAN
Large color magazine photo of President Harry S. Truman from the chest up in a light-colored suit and dark tie, signed "Sincerely". Matted to 9½x13½ in a white matte.
Magazine photograph signed "Sincerely/Harry S Truman/US Mo.". Color, 12x16 overall, image 9½x13½, matted (two surfaces). Truman (1884-1972, born in Lamar, Missouri) had been Vice President for only 82 days when he became the 33rd President of the U.S. (1945-1953) upon Franklin D. Roosevelt's death on April 12, 1945. Faced with the ordeal of ending World War II, Truman oversaw the surrender of Germany (May 7) and ordered the atomic bombings on Hiroshima (August 6) and Nagasaki (August 9). He fought the Cold War with the Truman Doctrine, a policy granting Greece and Turkey $400 million in economic and military aid to help them fight Communist aggression. By the end of 1945, Truman had introduced economic measures that would become part of his Fair Deal program. As a result, the minimum wage was increased from 40 to 75 cents an hour through an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and Social Security benefits were extended to include approximately ten million more people. During his second term, Truman ordered U.S. forces into action when North Korean troops invaded American-supported South Korea. Not matted in Gallery of History style. Items were not evaluated outside matte. "As is" matting purchase. Mounting remnants on verso of mount, folds, three horizontal, one mid-vertical. Horizontal fold touches the "m" in Truman. Left corner of mount frayed.
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