Notice to General Public and Reagan LIbrary Researchers on Closures


We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at Please check our website, or  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus)

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.



Selected Images from the Reagan Library White House Photo Collection

C30228 -- Official Portrait of President Ronald Reagan, 1985.

C584-12 -- Official Portrait of President Ronald Reagan, 1981.

These photographs were selected by the Reagan Library Audiovisual Staff through a combination of criteria: popularity, historical significance and composition. No scanned image has been cropped but please note that the on-screen color and quality may vary from an actual digital image.  The over 3,300 selected images represented here are only a small portion of the over 1.5 million photographs available. For a complete listing of White House photo collection descriptions and downloadable contact sheets please click on this link for the Audiovisual Page. Please credit all images "Courtesy Ronald Reagan Library."

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Telephone: (800) 410-8354 or (805) 577-4000

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Photographic Reproduction Order Form (PDF File)

Ordering Information and Pricing

White House Photo Collection Galleries

These selected photos are organized by topic. Each photo has description and photo ID number needed for ordering reproductions.

Early Nancy Davis and Family, Early 1900s-1951

Early Ronald Reagan and Family, Late 1800s-1976

1980 Election Campaign

1981 Inaugural

1984 Election Campaign

1985 Inaugural

1988 Campaigning for George H.W. Bush

Air Force One

Assassination Attempt

Berlin Wall Speech, 6/12/87


Ceremony for Freed American Hostages

Camp David


Economic Summits, 1981-88


Foreign Trips

Four Presidents Together, 10/8/1981

General Presidential: Candid Shots

General White House and Washington, DC Photographs

Grenada and Lebanon, 1983

Head of State and World Leader Visits



Last Day in Office, 1/20/1989

Libya Bombing

Major Speeches

Marine One (helicopter)

Meeting with Celebrities

Meeting with V.I.P.s


Nancy Reagan

Official Portraits


President and Humor

President at Work

Press Briefings

Private Events

Radio Addresses


Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

Signing Ceremonies

Sports and Athletes

Summits with Mikhail Gorbachev, 1985-1988

Supreme Court

The Reagans

The Reagan Family

White House Staff and Meetings