Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

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LIBRARY CLOSURE

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 18, 1987

Appointment of Claire Margaret O'Donnell as Special Assistant to the President for White House Operations

August 18, 1987

The President today announced the appointment of Claire Margaret O'Donnell to be Special Assistant to the President for White House Operations.

Since February 1985 Miss O'Donnell has served as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Assistant to the President for Management and Administration. Previously she was the Administrative Assistant to the Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel from 1981 to 1985. Prior to joining the Reagan administration, Miss O'Donnell worked on the Reagan-Bush campaign in the treasurer's office.

Miss O'Donnell received her bachelor of arts degree from Trinity College in 1980. She was born on September 28, 1958, and resides in Washington, DC.

Appointment of Katherine Dillon Ladd as Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Secretariat

August 18, 1987

The President today announced the appointment of Katherine Dillon Ladd to be Special Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Secretariat.

Since October 1985 Miss Ladd has worked in the Office of the Staff Secretary as Executive Assistant. Previously she worked as research assistant for the Senate Finance Committee majority staff (1981 - 1983) and as research associate for health policy at Government Research Corp. (1983 - 1985).

Miss Ladd graduated from Gettysburg College (B.A., 1980) and American University (M.P.A., 1985). She was born November 30, 1958, in Chevy Chase, MD. Miss Ladd resides in Silver Spring, MD.

Appointment of Two Members of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education

August 18, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education for terms expiring July 10, 1990:

Julia G. Fernald, of New Jersey. This is a reappointment. Since 1983 Mrs. Fernald has been chairman of the board of the William Paterson College of New Jersey Foundation in Wayne, NJ. Prior to this she served as chairman of the board of trustees of the William Paterson College of New Jersey, 1980 - 1982. Mrs. Fernald graduated from Syracuse University (B.A., 1949). She was born November 5, 1927, in Washington, DC. Mrs. Fernald is married, has three children, and resides in Upper Montclair, NJ.

Patricia D. O'Donnell, of California. She will succeed B.L. Chain. Mrs. O'Donnell was a teacher at the Wilton Elementary School in Los Angeles, CA, 1960 - 1962. She has participated in numerous charitable activities. Mrs. O'Donnell graduated from the University of Southern California (B.S., 1960). She was born December 22, 1938, in Evanston, IL. Mrs. O'Donnell is married, has three children, and resides in Newport Beach, CA.

Nomination of Two United States Representatives to the 42d Session of the United Nations General Assembly

August 18, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be Representatives of the United States of America to the 42d Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations:

Pearl Bailey, of Arizona. Ms. Bailey is an entertainer with the William Morris Agency, Inc., in New York, NY. She graduated from Georgetown University (B.A., 1986). Ms. Bailey was born March 29, 1918, in Newport News, VA. She is married and resides in Lake Havasu City, AZ.

Doug Bereuter, of Nebraska. Mr. Bereuter is currently a Member of the United States House of Representatives. Prior to this he served as a member of the Nebraska State Legislature, 1975 - 1978. Mr. Bereuter graduated from the University of Nebraska (B.A., 1961) and Harvard University (M.P.A., 1973). He was born October 6, 1939, in York, NE. Mr. Bereuter is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, VA.