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.



Appointment of Two Members of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board

Appointment of Two Members of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board

June 14, 1984 The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board:

Joan Lipsky, for a term expiring November 6, 1986. She will succeed Pierce R. Brooks. Mrs. Lipsky is an attorney with the firm of Shuttleworth & Ingersoll in Cedar Rapids, IA. She also serves on the board of directors for Smulekoff Investment Co. and Smulekoff Furniture Co., Inc. She graduated from Northwestern University (B.S., 1940) and the University of Iowa (J.D., 1980). She is married, has three children, and resides in Cedar Rapids, IA. She was born April 9, 1919, in Cedar Rapids.

Roberta Rose Roper, for a term expiring January 11, 1987. She will succeed Leo F. Callahan. In 1982 she became founder and spokesperson of the Stephanie Roper Committee, an all-volunteer citizens group that is now the largest victims rights organization in the United States. She is also an art teacher at St. Ambrose School in Cheverly, MD. She attended the College of William and Mary and graduated from Monterey Peninsula College (A.A., 1959) and the University of Maryland (B.S., 1979). She is married, has four children, and resides in Upper Marlboro, MD. She was born May 17, 1937, in Passaic, NJ.