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.



Selection of Four Members of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation

December 30, 1981

The President today announced his intention to select the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation:

Crete B. Harvey, is owner and operator of Harvey Arabian Farms in Sterling, Ill. Her farming interest began in 1961 with the purchase of a horse farm, then expanded to include grain and livestock production. She was born July 10, 1929, in Butte, Mont.

Samuel H. Hellenbrand, is vice president of real estate operations of International Telephone and Telegraph Corp. and has held that position since 1971. He was vice president for real estate and industrial development for the Penn Central Corp. in 1968 - 71. He was born November 11, 1916, in New York.

Frank W. Jenkins, is an attorney in Ambler, Pa. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and serves on the board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. He was born May 8, 1926, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Ralph Thomas Kerchum, is a transportation consultant in Oakland, Calif. He has also served with the National Park Service since 1955. He was born November 12, 1911, in Oakland.