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Includes bibliographical references (p. 62).
|Statement||by Arva Moore Parks.|
|LC Classifications||E814 .P37 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||63 p. :|
|Number of Pages||63|
|LC Control Number||93144349|
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During his presidency Truman took a liking to Key West—which lead to days of his presidency in the Little White /10(68). By summerTruman had been to the “Little White House” four times, but the upcoming election produced a whole new level of stress for the president.
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Located in what is now called the Truman Annex in Old Town Key West, the Harry Truman Little White House was the winter White House for President Truman for a total of days over the course of 11 visits.
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