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“THE WESTERN WORLD HAS BEEN FREED OF EVIL FORCES”

TRUMAN, Harry. Proclamation. Washington, D.C. May 8, 1945.

Large elaborate signed three-color broadside of President Truman’s proclamation upon the Nazi surrender to the allied forces, praising the armed forces and designating a day of prayer to offer “joyful thanks to God for the victory we have won and to pray that He will… guide us into the ways of peace.” Handsomely set in Gothic type and boldly signed in ink “Harry Truman.” $25,000.

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IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION/PRESENTATION COPY, ONE OF ONLY 60 SPECIALLY PRINTED, PRESIDENT TRUMAN’S 1951 ADDRESS INSCRIBED IN THE MONTH OF PUBLICATION

(TRUMAN, Harry). Address of the President at the Opening of the Conference. Washington, Christmas 1951.

Special limited first edition, number 33 of only 60 copies with the text from Truman’s speech at the Japanese Peace Conference, printed for President Truman at Christmas 1951, an exceptional presentation/association copy warmly inscribed the month of publication to Truman’s Secretary of the Air Force, “To Hon. Stuart Symington, with best wishes for a Merry Christmas, Harry Truman, Dec. 25, 1951.” $13,800.

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"IT HAS BEEN MY PRIVILEGE TO HOLD THE PRESIDENTIAL OFFICE FOR NEARLY EIGHT YEARS NOW…"

TRUMAN, Harry S. Advance Press Transcript of Truman's Final State of the Union Address, Signed. Washington, DC, January 7, 1953. Eight leaves, mimeographed typescript on versos and rectos for 16 pages.

Advance press transcript of Truman's final State of the Union Address, signed by him, a stirring summation of the challenges and accomplishments of his years in office, and a call to unite behind the efforts of President-Elect Eisenhower. This is a mimeographed advance transcript of the speech, marked "Confidential" at the top, issued in very small numbers for the use of the press—most copies would have been discarded after use. $13,500.

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LARGE FRAMED PHOTOGRAPH SHOWING TRUMAN HOLDING UP THE ICONIC ISSUE OF THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE BEARING THE HEADLINE "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN," WARMLY INSCRIBED BY TRUMAN

TRUMAN, Harry. Photograph inscribed. No place, August 12, 1956.

Large photographic print showing Truman smiling and holding up the famous issue of the Chicago Daily Tribune in which his loss to Dewey was erroneously predicted based on incomplete returns, inscribed: "To Courteney Darber with happy memories! 8/12/56 Harry Truman." $12,500.

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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT TRUMAN

TRUMAN, Harry S. Truman Speaks. New York, 1960.

First edition of a collection of lectures given by Truman at Columbia University from April 27-29, 1959, inscribed on the half title by President Truman in the year of publication, "To my good friend and colleague, thanks & kindest regards from his former boss & friend, 4/21/60 Harry Truman." $2500.

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SIGNED BY PRESIDENTS HARRY S. TRUMAN AND RICHARD NIXON

(TRUMAN, Harry S.) (NIXON, Richard) MORRIS, Edwin Bateman. Report of the Commission on the Renovation of the Executive Mansion. Washington, DC, 1952.

First edition of this richly illustrated report on proposed renovations to the Executive Mansion, signed by two of its influential occupants, Presidents Harry Truman—who oversaw the renovations—and Richard Nixon. $2500.

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LARGE W. EUGENE SMITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH

OF TRUMAN CASTING HIS VOTE

SMITH, W. Eugene. Original photograph of Harry Truman Voting. Independence, Missouri, November 15, 1948.

Large vintage photograph by W. Eugene Smith of Harry Truman for Life’s “photo essay” on the President, dated and captioned on the verso in a contemporary hand. $1800.

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY HARRY TRUMAN TO A FOUNDER OF THE TRUMAN CENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF PEACE, 1965

Typed letter signed. Independence, Missouri, December 16, 1965.

Typed letter signed by Truman to prominent New York philanthropist Joseph Levy regarding the Center for the Advancement of Peace, the largest research institution in Israel to examine solutions for peace in the Middle East. $1800.

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"I APPRECIATE WHAT THE STATE OF ISRAEL HAS DONE IN THE WAY OF KFAR TRUMAN"

TRUMAN, Harry. Typed letter signed. Kansas City, Missouri, June 17, 1953.

June 17, 1953 typed letter signed and additionally inscribed by President Truman on the letterhead of his Kansas City office, thanking philanthropist Joseph Levy for his letter, writing in part, “I appreciate what the State of Israel has done in the way of Kfar Truman”—the village established in 1950 to honor Truman—with the president adding a warm note, penned by him below his signature, “I read that letter twice—so you know I appreciated it.” $1650.

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WARMLY INSCRIBED FROM TRUMAN TO ECONOMIST ISADOR LUBIN

TRUMAN, Harry. Photograph inscribed. No place, circa 1950.

Original black-and-white bust-length photograph of Harry Truman, inscribed on the mount: “To Dr. Isador Lubin, my friend and a real patriot with best wishes and kindest regards. Harry Truman.” $1600.

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HOLIDAY GREETINGS FROM HARRY S. TRUMAN,
HANDSOMELY FRAMED WITH PORTRAIT

TRUMAN, Harry S. Typed letter signed. Independence, Missouri, December 13, 1966.

Typed note signed by Truman, addressed “to the Honorable and Mrs. Edward D. McKim,” handsomely framed with original photograph of Truman and original envelope. $1500.

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HAIL TO THE POSSIBLE CHIEF: LARGE STACKPOLE PHOTOGRAPH OF TRUMAN’S 1948 CAMPAIGN TRAIL

(TRUMAN, Harry) STACKPOLE, Peter. Vintage photograph for Life magazine. Mount Vernon, Texas, 1948.

Vintage photograph by Life staff photographer Peter Stackpole of the crowd gathered to greet candidate Harry Truman on his “Whistle Stop” appearance in Mount Vernon, Texas. $650.

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“HIS WORK CHANGED, AS WELL AS DOCUMENTED, HISTORY”

(TRUMAN, Harry) SMITH, W. Eugene. Copy-print of Harry Truman listening to National Anthem. No place, 1948.

Contemporary copy-print by Life magazine staff photographer Thomas Styles of W. Eugene Smith’s photograph of Harry Truman for Life’s “photo essay” on the President, with stamps on verso identifying Smith as the photographer and the date. $485.

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