Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

On August 6, join AmericasTownHall virtual celebration "The 19th at 100!" Presented with All in Together, 19th News, the US National Archives, and presidential libraries, a group of women luminaries, and other leading figures will discuss the past, present, and future of women’s equality. The celebration occurs on August 6, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm PDT, to register for this free online event, please see the invitation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/19th-amendment-past-present-and-future-tick...


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. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. 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) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

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



Appointment of David Harris as a Member of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education

May 11, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint David Harris to be a member of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education for the remainder of the term expiring July 27, 1990. He would succeed Anne Lindeman.

Since 1983 Mr. Harris has been a State legislator in the State of Illinois General Assembly. Prior to this he was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade. Mr. Harris served on President Reagan's national advance staff in the 1976, 1980, and 1984 campaigns. He was a member of the White House staff on President Reagan's European trips in 1982 and 1985 and his Far Eastern trip in 1983. He was elected an alternate delegate to the 1984 Republican National Convention.

Mr. Harris graduated from Georgetown University (B.A., 1970). He has served in the National Guard since 1970. Mr. Harris was born March 26, 1948, in Reading, PA. He is married, has one child, and resides in Arlington Heights, IL.