News Releases

News Releases

Truman Library Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Truman Desegregating the Armed Forces | July 10, 2018

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is hosting a free public program to commemorate the 70th anniversary of President Truman’s executive orders desegregating the armed forces and the federal workforce on Thursday, July 26. Learn more

Truman Library Obtains National Korean War Museum’s Collection | June 14, 2018

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is inviting the media to view a new collection of Korean War artifacts obtained when the Korean War Veterans National Museum & Library closed its doors earlier this year. Learn more

Truman Library Commemorates 70th Anniversary of the Recognition of Israel | May 9, 2018

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is inviting the media to a rare viewing of one of the most historically significant items in the Library’s collection, the de facto recognition of Israel, in honor of the 70th anniversary of Harry Truman recognizing the State of Israel on Monday, May 14 at 11 a.m. Learn more

16 Local Students Advance to Nationals in History Competition | April 30, 2018

Sixteen local students will be advancing to the national level in the National History Day competition, a history challenge organized locally by the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Learn more

Presidential Library Brings White House-Style Egg Roll to Independence | March 21, 2018

The White House egg roll is coming to Independence, with a free day of family of fun at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum on March 31. Learn more