|Printer-Friendly Version||Order This Image|
|Description:||President Harry S. Truman congratulating Defense Secretary James Forrestal after awarding him the Medal of Merit. The presentation was made by the President in a ceremony at the White House. Same as 59-1445-2.|
|Date:||January 27, 1948|
|ARC Keywords:||Award presentations; Awards; Cabinet officers; Presidents|
|HST Keywords:||Truman - Awards - Giving - Medal of Merit - Forrestal, James|
|People Pictured:||Forrestal, James, 1892-1949; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972|
|Rights:||Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.|
Note: If you use this image, rights assessment and attribution are your responsibility.
Credit: Abbie Rowe, National Park Service.
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.
Attention media: Please make note of this item's accession number. Print out this page and retain it for your permissions records before downloading this image file for possible publication. Library staff cannot sign permissions forms or provide additional paperwork. The Library charges no usage fees for downloaded images.