Impressive Harris & Ewing 10×13.5 black & white photo, signed “Harry S. Truman” AS PRESIDENT in lower border, with additional signatures of members of the Advisory Board of the Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, just two weeks after the dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima.
The Advisory Committee met with the President on August 1945 and photo depicts the men and women posing around Truman in the Oval Office. With 14 signatures in total, including:, ”Harry S. Truman”, ”O. Max Gardner”, ”A.F. Goss”, ”G.H. Mead”, ”Jim Patton”, ”Nathaniel Dyke Jr”, ”Edw. A. O’Neal”, ”Anna M. Rosenberg”, ”T.C. Cashen”, ”Holt McPherson”, ”Wm Green”, ”William H. Davis”, ”Philip Murray”, and ”William R. Davlin”.
Every member pictured, except John Snyder, who was Director of the Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, has signed the image, which originated from the estate of John Snyder.
An incredible relic from just days after the dropping of the Atomic Bombs and the end of World War II.