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    Harry S. Truman Razor Set This small brass shaving kit is hand-engraved, "Harry S. Truman," and was owned and used by Truman as President. Inside is his razor and razor blade holder, each engraved "H. S. T.," Lillian Rogers Parks obtained this rare piece of personal effects while serving the First Family. Parks served as a White House maid for thirty years from the days of Herbert Hoover through Dwight David Eisenhower. She later wrote a book about her thirty years of White House service, entitled My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House, which recounted the many Presidential families that she served. A signed, engraved, White House card with the history of the shaving set as well as her related memories is included.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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