General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1947 - 1980. CHRISTENING OF THE USS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (CVB-42) Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York
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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...
William Daniel Leahy (1875-1959) was a naval officer, and Chief of Naval Operations from January 2, 1937 to August 1, 1939. From the description of Leahy, William D. (William Daniel), 1875-1959 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581512 Fleet admiral; Chief of Staff. From the description of Letter, Washington, D.C., to Colonel [Pendleton] Hogan, Washington, D.C., 1947 December 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 122482139 ...