Papers, 1940-1987 (bulk 1945-1960).
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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...
Edward Jacobson was born June 17, 1891 in New York City. In 1893 he moved with his family to Leavenworth, Kansas, and then to Kansas City, Missouri, in about 1905. From 1917 to 1919 he served as an enlisted man in the 129th Field Artillery, 35th Division of the U.S. Army. From 1919 to 1922 he was a partner with Harry S. Truman in the Truman & Jacobson haberdashery, Kansas City, Missouri. From 1922 to about 1945, he was a traveling salesman in the clothing business. From 1945 to about 1955 Ja...
Chaim Weizmann was an organic chemist, famous for his acetone synthesis, who founded what is now known as The Weizmann Institute of Science, and became the first president of the State of Israel. From the description of The Weizmann Archive, Ca. 1900-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81802980 These photocopies were obtained by Nathan Kurz in the course of research for his B.A. honors thesis in History, Stanford University. From the description of Chaim Weizman...
Lawyer, of Kansas City, Mo. From the description of Papers, 1940-1987 (bulk 1945-1960). (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958760 ...