Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

On August 6, join AmericasTownHall in celebrating "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 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, June 22, 1984

Appointments, June 22, 1984

Appointment of Armand Hammer as a Member of the President's Cancer Panel, and Designation as Chairman

June 22, 1984

The President today appointed Armand Hammer to be a member of the President's Cancer Panel for the term expiring February 20, 1987. This is a reappointment. The President also intends to designate him Chairman.

Dr. Hammer acquired the Occidental Petroleum Corp. in 1957 and currently serves as chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Previously Dr. Hammer was involved in the distilling and cattle businesses.

He is active in community and civic affairs and has been a strong supporter of cancer research. He serves on the board of directors of the Eleanor Roosevelt Cancer Foundation and is a trustee of the Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Foundation. In 1969 he established the Armand Hammer Center for Cancer Biology at the Salk Institute in California. He is an art patron and founded the Hammer Galleries, Inc., in New York City, and continues to be a major supporter of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Dr. Hammer graduated from Columbia University (B.A., 1919; M.D., 1921). He is married, has one son, and resides in Los Angeles, CA. He was born May 21, 1898, in New York City.

Appointment of the Membership of Emergency Boards Nos. 202 and 203 To Investigate Railroad Labor Disputes

June 22, 1984

The President today appointed the members of the Presidential Emergency Boards Nos. 202 and 203, created by Executive Orders Nos. 12480 and 12481 of June 20, 1984, to investigate and make recommendations for settlement of current disputes between the Long Island Rail Road and employees represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employes, respectively.

Richard R. Kasher of Bryn Mawr, PA, will serve as Chairman. He is an attorney and arbitrator with extensive experience in the rail and airline industries. He was born May 30, 1939, in New York, NY.

Rodney E. Dennis of New York, NY, is an arbitrator and serves as permanent arbitrator for New York State and numerous local contracts. He was born January 26, 1928, in Sayre, PA.

Margery F. Gootnick of Rochester, NY, is a lawyer; labor arbitrator, mediator; administrative law hearing examiner and university lecturer. She was born October 24, 1927, in Rochester, NY.