[Truman, Harry S.] Matthew J. Connelly’s Harry Truman Scrapbook. 1940s. Belonging to Robert Connelly, son of Matthew J. Connelly, President Truman’s Appointments Secretary, a 70-page scrapbook with tipped in news clippings, beginning with FDR’s last days continuing through Truman’s presidencies. Includes several photos, including Truman and Connelly; Truman books of matches; Navy Day Ceremonies Invitation and brochure pertaining to the October 27, 1945 commissioning of Aircraft Carrier CVB42, U.S.S. Franklin Delano Roosevelt; program for the 1946 FDR Birthday Celebration for the Prevention of Infantile Paralysis; 1948 inauguration ceremonies program and invitation; the infamous “Dewey Defeats Truman” headline clipped from Chicago Tribune, and more. 11 ½ x 10”.