Title: Oval Office, Truman Administration
Description: Although the historic White House was under construction, President Truman used the Oval Office in the West Wing extensively. Notice the pictures of airplanes beside the door. In 1952, President Truman gave the first televised tour of the White House. He explained its history, stopped in front of paintings and furniture to tell stories, and even played the Steinway piano in the East Room.
Date: August 28, 1950
Creator: Abbie Rowe
Credit: National Archives and Records Administration