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.



Nominations and Appointments, August 4, 1987

Appointment of Nancy R. Joaquim as a Member of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education

August 4, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Nancy R. Joaquim to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education for a term expiring July 10, 1990. She would succeed Lily Ring Balian.

Since 1986 Mrs. Joaquim has been president of Art-Quest, Ltd., in Paradise Valley, AZ. Prior to this she was a concert performer and music educator in Scottsdale, AZ, 1978 - 1986.

Mrs. Joaquim graduated from Boston University (B.A., 1960). She was born October 8, 1938, in Fall River, MA. Mrs. Joaquim is married, has one child, and resides in Paradise Valley, AZ.


Nomination of David M. Walker To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

August 4, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate David M. Walker to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Pension and Welfare Benefits). He would succeed Dennis Miles Kass.

Since 1985 Mr. Walker has been Deputy Assistant Secretary of Pension and Welfare Benefit Programs at the U.S. Department of Labor. Prior to this, he served as Acting Executive Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation from April 1985 to August 1985; and Deputy Executive Director of the Corporation, 1983 - 1985.

Mr. Walker graduated from Jacksonville University (B.S., 1973). He was born October 2, 1951, in Birmingham, AL. Mr. Walker is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA.