Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

The Old President as Campaigner, 1952-1972

Documents

1952

June

Democratic National Committee Monthly Report #5
       June 5, 1952    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

Form Letter From Francis Biddle, Americans for Democratic Action, to Democratic National Convention Delegates
       June 20, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Lawrence Spivak to Harry S. Truman, With Reply From Joseph Short
       July 2, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

James E. Turner to Harry S. Truman, With Reply From Joseph Short and Related Material
       July 11, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

A. Reed Wilson to Harry S. Truman
       July 29, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

August

Edward F. Burke to Harry S. Truman
       August 26, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, Kenneth Hechler to Joseph Short
       August 30, 1952    View (17 pages)    |    (PDF)

Operating Schedule for Campaign Trip to Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, and West Virginia
       August 31, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Telegram, Irving Perlmeter to Joseph Short
       September 1, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Irving Perlmeter to Joseph Short
       September 1, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Frank Zeidler and Harry S. Truman
       September 5, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Helen Yergin to Harry S. Truman
       September 13, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Irving Brant and Harry S. Truman
       September 13, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Leo Graybill to Robert Burkhardt, With Attachment
       September 18, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

J. Edd Selzer to Harry S. Truman with Reply from Irving Perlmeter
       September 22, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Oren Long and John Steelman
       September 23, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

James Rowley to U. E. Baughman
       September 24, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, Roger Tubby to Joseph Short
       September 25, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between John Dwyer and Matthew Connelly
       September 25, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, Roberta Barrows to Matthew Connelly
       September 26, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Itinerary for Campaign Trip Through California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin
       September 27, 1952    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Edwin Pauley and Matthew Connelly
       September 27, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, Beth Campbell Short to Matthew Connelly
       September 27, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Margaret Truman to Bess Wallace Truman
       September 30, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

Correspondence Between Donald Dawson and Edwin Pauley
       October 1, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Trip Itinerary For Visit to Spokane, Washington
       October 1, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Paul Rao to Rose Conway, With Reply From Harry S. Truman
       October 2, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, William J. Hopkins to Matthew Connelly
       October 2, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Loren Miller to Harry S. Truman
       October 2, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Monroe Sweetland to Matthew Connelly
       October 3, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Itinerary for Trip to San Francisco and Oakland, California
       October 3, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Clair Engle to Harry S. Truman
       October 3, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Guests on Presidential Train in Colorado
       October 6, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Roger Tubby to Randall Jessee
       October 7, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Terry Lorenz to Kay Holloway
       October 7, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Hubert H. Humphrey and Harry S. Truman
       October 14, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Guests on Presidential Train in Montana
       October 17, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Roberta Barrows to Matthew Connelly
       October 21, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Trip Itinerary of Campaign Trip to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio
       October 26, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, James Hill to Harry S. Truman
       October 26, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Charles Van Devander to Charles Murphy
       October 27, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Trip Itinerary For Presidential Campaign Stop in Minneapolis, Minnesota
       October 28, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Joan Wallace to Kenneth Hechler
       October 28, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Walter Kelley to Harry S. Truman with Reply from Irving Perlmeter
       October 28, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Form letter, Volunteers for Stevenson to Independent Voters with Related Material
       October 31, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Captain I. E. McMillian and Harry S. Truman
       October 31, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Memorandum to David Lloyd
       December 29, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1956

May

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Paul Butler at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
       May 12, 1956    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Correspondence Between Adlai Stevenson and Harry S. Truman
       June 12, 1956    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Democratic Fact Sheet Pamphlet, “The Eisenhower Record Against the American Worker”
       July 6, 1956    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

"Address Before the Committee on Platform and Resolutions of the Democratic National Convention"
       ca. August, 1956    View (34 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of Speech for Delivery by Harry S. Truman in Chicago, Illinois
       ca. August, 1956    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Charles Murphy to Harry S. Truman, with Attachment
       August 1, 1956    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

Longhand Note
       August 11, 1956    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Democratic National Committee Program
       August 13, 1956    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Longhand Note of Former President Harry S. Truman
       August 15, 1956    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman Before the Democratic National Convention
       August 17, 1956    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Harry S. Truman and Adlai Stevenson with Related Material
       August 23, 1956    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Ottumwa, Iowa
       September 1, 1956    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
       September 3, 1956    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman Before the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C.
       September 8, 1956    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of Speech to be Delivered in Jefferson City, Missouri by Harry S. Truman
       September 10, 1956    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of Speech to be Delivered by Harry S. Truman in St. Louis, Missouri
       September 11, 1956    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Adlai Stevenson and Harry S. Truman and Related Material
       September 21, 1956    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of Speech to be Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Boston, Massachusetts
       September 24, 1956    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
       September 28, 1956    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Detroit, Michigan
       October 5, 1956    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
       October 8, 1956    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Monessen, Pennsylvania
       October 9, 1956    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Marshall, Minnesota
       October 13, 1956    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Taylorville, Illinois
       October 14, 1956    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release for speech in Gary, Indiana
       October 18, 1956    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman, Television Broadcast from Washington, D.C.
       October 20, 1956    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman, Washington, D.C.
       October 20, 1956    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Salt Lake City, Utah
       October 24, 1956    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in San Francisco, California
       October 25, 1956    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Butte, Montana
       October 26, 1956    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of Speech Delivered in St. Louis, Missouri
       October 29, 1956    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Correspondence Between Adlai Stevenson and Harry S. Truman
       November 21, 1956    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1960

Winifred Woods to Harry S. Truman with Attachment
       ca. 1960    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

"1960 Political Speeches Given By Former President Harry S. Truman"
       ca. 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       June 27, 1960    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Perle Mesta to Harry S. Truman
       July 2, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Robert Zangrando to Harry S. Truman
       July 2, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Anonymous letter to Harry S. Truman
       July 3, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Agnes S. Downey to Harry S. Truman
       July 4, 1960    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Dean Acheson
       July 9, 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

Memorandum on Mr. Truman's Trips
       ca. August, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to David Stowe
       ca. August, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Walter Reeves to Harry S. Truman
       August 7, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Charles Gainer to Harry S. Truman
       August 11, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Babette Bernhardt to Harry S. Truman
       August 17, 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Address List, United States Congresspersons
       ca. September, 1960    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Notes on Truman Trips During the 1960 Presidential Campaign"
       ca. September, 1960    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Address List, Governors and United States Senators
       ca. September, 1960    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Marion, Indiana
       September 5, 1960    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Travel Itinerary for Harry S. Truman to North Carolina and Virginia, With Related Material
       September 9, 1960    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft Letter From Harry S. Truman to Senators, Representatives, and Congressional Candidates
       September 28, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of Telegram, Harry S. Truman to John F. Kennedy
       September 28, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Draft Letter From Harry S. Truman to Senators, Representatives, and Congressional Candidates
       September 29, 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Travel Itinerary for Harry S. Truman to Texarkana, San Antonio, Johnson City, and Waco, Texas, With Related Material
       September 29, 1960    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

Carl Elliott to Harry S. Truman
       October 7, 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Carl Albert to Harry S. Truman
       October 7, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Spencer, Iowa
       October 8, 1960    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Travel Itineraries for Trips to Texas and North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia with Related Material
       October 10, 1960    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in San Antonio, Texas
       October 10, 1960    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman, Texarkana, Texas
       October 10, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Ross Bass to Harry S. Truman
       October 12, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Robert Leverenz to Harry S. Truman
       October 12, 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

J. Lindsay Almond, Jr. to Harry S. Truman
       October 12, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Introductory Remarks of L. H. Fountain
       October 14, 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Allen Ellender to Harry S. Truman
       October 17, 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Hubert Humphrey to Harry S. Truman
       October 19, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered in Sikeston, Missouri
       October 20, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Trenton, Tennessee
       October 20, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Tupelo, Mississippi
       October 21, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Decatur, Alabama
       October 21, 1960    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Frank Church to Harry S. Truman
       October 24, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Oakland, California
       October 27, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Seattle, Washington
       October 27, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Oakland, California
       October 28, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Reno, Nevada
       October 28, 1960    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release
       October 30, 1960    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Press Release of Speech Delivered by Harry S. Truman in Haverstraw, New York
       November 2, 1960    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Speech of Harry S. Truman, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
       November 4, 1960    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Eugene Clapp to Harry S. Truman
       November 18, 1960    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

1964

August

Telegram, Harry S. Truman to Hubert Humphrey, With Drafts
       August 27, 1964    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Telegram, Harry S. Truman to Hubert Humphrey
       September 10, 1964    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

October

Speech Broadcast Transcript
       October 14, 1964    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Telegram, Harry S. Truman to John M. Bailey
       November 4, 1964    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Longhand Note
       November 4, 1964    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

1972

February

Myron Harris to Harry S. Truman
       February 17, 1972    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)