It’s hard to picture what American presidents were like before they left their marks on domestic and foreign policy. Here we’ve collected old photos of US presidents to give a little taste of who they once were.
From Ronald Reagan posing as a sculpture model to Bill Clinton pictured with his treasured saxophone, here are some photos that give us a peek at the life of some U.S. presidents years before they took office in the White House.
Harry Truman In His Clothing Store
Before entering politics, Harry Truman opened a haberdashery in Kansas City, Missouri, after he returned from World War I. The store closed down two years later, during the 1921 recession. He became president 25 years later.