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 20, 1987

Appointment of Rebecca Gernhardt Range as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison

August 20, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Rebecca Gernhardt Range to be Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison. She would succeed Mari Maseng.

Since 1985 Ms. Range has been serving as an Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Prior to this, she was Counselor to the Secretary of Transportation, 1984 - 1985, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs, Department of Transportation, 1983 - 1984. Ms. Range served as chief of staff, legislative assistant, and staff assistant for Senator Ted Stevens, 1977 - 1983

Ms. Range graduated from DePauw University (B.A., 1976) and Catholic University, Columbus School of Law (J.D., 1981). She is a member of the District of Columbia and American Bar Associations. She was born October 23, 1954, in Mansfield, OH. She is married and resides in Washington, DC.

Appointment of James E. Stratten To Be a Member of the National Afro-American History and Culture Commission

August 20, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint James E. Stratten to be a member of the National Afro-American History and Culture Commission for a term expiring January 18, 1991. This is a reappointment.

Since 1977 Mr. Stratten has been director of the Time Savings and Loan Association in San Francisco, CA. Prior to this he served as a member of the board of the California Youth Authority, 1967 - 1979.

Mr. Stratten graduated from Talladega College (B.A., 1936) and Columbia University (M.A., 1939). He was born November 20, 1913, in Cedartown, GA. Mr. Stratten has three children and resides in Rancho Murieta, CA.