President Truman at Cotter

President Harry Truman shaking hands with Russell J. Lonon, mayor of Gassville (Baxter County), as he boards a train at Cotter (Baxter County) on the way to the dedication of Bull Shoals and Norfork dams; July 2, 1952. Other dignitaries in this picture include Judge R. M. Ruthven (third from left), Mountain Home (Baxter County) attorney “Jug” Tinnon (second from right), and Congressman James Trimble (far right).

Group of white men in suits standing by a train while two of them shake hands

Courtesy of Maryanne Edge