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.



Nomination of Charles L. Gladson To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development and a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation 

May 26, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles L. Gladson to be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Bureau of Africa), U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency, and to be a member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for the remainder of the term expiring September 22, 1991. He would succeed Mark L. Edelman in both capacities.

Mr. Gladson is currently Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Private Enterprise at the Agency for International Development (AID). Prior to this, he served as the mission director for Kenya at AID, 1984 - 1986; and Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Food for Peace and Voluntary Assistance, AID, 1981 - 1984.

Mr. Gladson graduated from San Jose State University (B.A., 1956) and the University of California (J.D., 1963). He served in the U.S. Navy from 1957 to 1960. Mr. Gladson was born January 25, 1934, in Glendale, CA. He is married, has four children, and resides in McLean, VA.