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The Legacy of Harry S. Truman: From Humble Beginnings to the Presidency and Beyond

a man wearing a suit and tie looking at the camera

Harry S. Truman, an iconic figure in American history, served as the 33rd President of the United States from 1945 to 1953. Born on May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri, Truman grew up in a farming family, instilling the values of hard work and perseverance that would later shape his presidency. As President, Truman played …

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Great Old West Black and White Photos

Here are some shots from the era of the “Old West”. (captions are below each photo) Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir in Yosemite. Two men most responsible for the Nation Parks we have in California. William Sydney Porter, aka O. Henry. Teller at First National Bank, Austin, 1891-1894. Man, look at that fancy woodwork done …

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