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...


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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.



Appointments & Designations, December 23, 1981

Appointment of Carl A. Anderson as a Member of the Native Hawaiians Study Commission

December 23, 1981

The President today announced his intention to appoint Carl A. Anderson to be a member of the Native Hawaiians Study Commission. He would succeed Charles D. Ferris.

Mr. Anderson is Counselor to the Under Secretary of Health and Human Services. He was legislative assistant to Senator Jesse Helms in 1976 - 81. He is president of the American Family Institute, a nonpartisan, tax-exempt, independent research and educational organization supporting studies and publications concerning the impact of public policy upon the family and its role in a free society. Mr. Anderson is also a practicing attorney in the State of Washington and the District of Columbia.

He graduated from Seattle University (B.A., 1972) and the University of Denver, College of Law (J.D., 1975). He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, Va. He was born February 27, 1951, in Torrington, Conn.

Designation of Five Members of the Board of Directors of the Rural Telephone Bank

December 23, 1981

The President today announced his intention to designate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Rural Telephone Bank:

Seeley G. Lodwick is Under Secretary of Agriculture for International and Commodity Programs. Previously Mr. Lodwick served as Iowa administrator for Senator Roger W. Jepsen (R-Iowa), while managing a family-owned corn and soybean farm in southeast Iowa. He was born October 19, 1920.

Frank W. Naylor, Jr., is Under Secretary of Agriculture for Small Community and Rural Development. Previously Mr. Naylor was senior vice president of the 11th Farm Credit District, Sacramento, Calif. He was born February 7, 1939.

Ruth A. Reister is Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture for Small Community and Rural Development. Previously Mrs. Reister was assistant vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Minn. She was born May 3, 1936.

William F. Stake is president, Stake Construction Co., Lennox, S.D. He founded the company in 1948. Mr. Stake was a member of the Minnesota Telephone Association in 1973 - 77. He was born August 28, 1920.

Don C. Stansberry, Jr., is senior partner, Baker, Worthington, Crossley, Stansberry and Wolf of Huntsville, Tenn. Previously Mr. Stansberry was general counsel for the Highland Telephone Cooperative, Inc., with headquarters in Sunbright, Tenn. He was born February 7, 1939.