Truman Reading Announcement of Japanese Surrender
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Title:   Truman Reading Announcement of Japanese Surrender
Description:   President Harry S. Truman (standing at desk) reads the announcement of the Japanese surrender ending World War II to various reporters and officials in the Oval Office. Seated on the sofa in the background are (left to right): Reathel Odum, Mrs. Bess W. Truman, Samuel Rosenman, and John Snyder. Seated behind President Truman is Secretary of State James Byrnes. Standing behind President Truman at the window is Attorney General Tom Clark (left) and Senator Arthur Vandenberg (right). Others are unidentified.
Accession number:   73-2017
Subjects (ARC):   Armistices; Cabinet officers; First ladies; Legislators; Presidential advisors; Presidents; Press; Press conferences; Reporters and reporting; White House staff; World War, 1939-1945
Subjects (HST):   Japan - Surrender; Truman - Conferences - Press - 1945
People:   Truman, Bess Wallace, 1885-1982; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972; Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977; Odum, Reathel M.; Rosenman, Samuel I. (Samuel Irving), 1896-1973; Snyder, John W. (John Wesley), 1895-1985; Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951
Date:   August 14, 1945
Physical Size:   8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Color:   Black & White
Cropped:   no
Rights:   Public Domain: This item can be used freely without further permission.
Photographer:   Rowe, Abbie
Credit:   Abbie Rowe, National Park Service.
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.
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