Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Independence, Missouri, USA

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library and resting place of Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States

Now, a new 3,000-sq ft museum exhibition by the Truman Library tells the dramatic story of the controversial $5.7 million, 1,222-day renovation. The show features the work of White House photographer Abbie Rowe, a National Park Service photographer with unprecedented access to The White House and the presidency.

His photographs of the Truman renovation – before, during and after – form a unique and invaluable visual record of one of the nation’s most important architectural and engineering challenges of the time. Truman Museum visitors also will amazed by never-before-seen White House film footage, along with stunning artifacts from America’s first “extreme makeover.

Located on U.S. Highway 24 in Independence, Missouri. It was the first presidential library to be created under the provisions of the 1955 Presidential Libraries Act, and is one of fourteen presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.

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