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.

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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.



Nominations, February 28, 1986

Nomination of Joseph Trippe Nall To Be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board

February 28, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph Trippe Nall to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board for the remainder of the term expiring December 31, 1987. He would succeed Vernon L. Grose.

Mr. Nall is in the private practice of law in Smithfield, NC. Previously he was with the firm of Mast, Tew, Nall & Lucas in Smithfield. He was president of the Johnston County Bar Association and the Eleventh Judicial District Bar Association in 1984 - 1985. He served as chairman and director of the Johnston County Board of Social Service in 1976 - 1982.

He graduated from Furman University (B.A., 1964), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (master of divinity, 1964), and Wake Forest Law School (J.D., 1973). He is married, has two children, and resides in Smithfield, NC. He was born May 16, 1942, in Atlanta, GA.

Nomination of John A. Pendergrass To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

February 28, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate John A. Pendergrass to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Occupational Safety and Health). He would succeed Robert A. Rowland.

Mr. Pendergrass is currently serving as manager for hazards awareness products in the occupational health and safety products division of the 3M Co. He has been with the 3M Co. since 1964, serving most recently as manager for industry hygiene litigation, manager of the specialty consulting service, and industrial hygienist to the associate director.

Mr. Pendergrass graduated from the University of Alabama (B.S.) and the University of Michigan (M.P.H.). He is married, has three children, and resides in White Bear Lake, MN. He was born August 31, 1925, in Valley Head, AL.