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.



Nomination of Saundra Brown Armstrong To Be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Nomination of Saundra Brown Armstrong To Be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

August 24, 1983 The President today announced his intention to nominate Saundra Brown Armstrong to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of 7 years from October 27, 1983. She would succeed Edith Barksdale Sloan.

Since 1982 she has been serving as a trial attorney for the Public Integrity Section of the Criminal Division at the Department of Justice. Previously she was deputy district attorney for Alameda County in 1980 - 1982; senior consultant to the California Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice in 1979 - 1980; deputy district attorney of Alameda County in 1977 - 1978; and a policewoman with the City of Oakland Police Department in 1970 - 1977.

Mrs. Armstrong is a member of the Alameda County Bar Association, the California District Attorneys' Association, and the National Council of Negro Women.

She graduated from California State University (B.A., 1969) and the University of San Francisco (J.D., 1977). She is married and resides in Arlington, Va. She was born March 23, 1947, in Oakland, Calif.