President Harry S. Truman Shakes Hands with African American Air Force Sergeant
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Title:   President Harry S. Truman Shakes Hands with African American Air Force Sergeant
Description:   United States Air Force Staff Sergeant Edward Williams (right) of St. Louis, Missouri, exchanges a handshake with his Commander-in-Chief, President Harry S. Truman (left), at a casual meeting during the President's morning walk. Williams had been in the Air Force nine years at the time of this photograph. Others in the background are unidentified.
Accession number:   64-318
Subjects (ARC):   African American soldiers; Airmen; Presidents; Walking
Subjects (HST):   Missouri - Cities - St. Louis; Negroes; Truman - Trips - Missouri - St. Louis; Truman - Walking - 1950
People:   Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Date:   October 12, 1950
Physical Size:   9x7 inches
Color:   Black & White
Cropped:   no
Collection:   Records of the Democratic National Committee
Rights:   As far as the Harry S. Truman Library is aware, this item can be used freely without further permission.
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Credit:   Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.
 
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