June 30, 1949

The Missouri Waltz was chosen as our state song. It was used as Truman's theme song but it was reported that he had a strong dislike for the tune and the words.


September 18, 1948

Harry Truman was making remarks to a crowd in Trenton, Missouri, from the rear platform of his train as a part of his whistle-stop campaign tour.


July 26, 1948

President Harry Truman did away with segregation in the military with executive order 9981, making it a model for the rest of society.


November 3, 1948

At the St. Louis Union Station, Harry Truman displayed the famous newspaper headline, "Dewey Defeats Truman."