Film This! 2017 Arrives at the Reagan Library

Today’s guest blog from our summer volunteer Beatrice explores our annual documentary filmmaking workshop for high school students, called Film This!  This was the first of two Film This! sessions that the Reagan Library will be offering this summer. There are limited spots still available for Session B, July 24-28. For more information or to … Continue reading Film This! 2017 Arrives at the Reagan Library

Reagan Library Film Festival 2017

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert.   February means it's time for the annual Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Student Film Festival in which we screen and recognize outstanding student-made documentaries.  The awards ceremony was held February 2, 2017 and without further ado, here are this year's winning films. Best Overall: … Continue reading Reagan Library Film Festival 2017

Presidents’ Day Research Guide

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Four Presidents Together: President Reagan made some remarks at the Diplomatic Entrance of the White House prior to the departure of three former Presidents, Nixon, Ford and Carter, for Egypt and President Anwar Sadat's Funeral.  October 8, 1981.  (C4361-12A) With President's Day coming up on … Continue reading Presidents’ Day Research Guide

Where can I find President Reagan’s speech about…

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5psJU33OC-k With the above video, the YouTube channel for the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library was born.  As the National Archives mission is to preserve and protect the records of the United States Federal Government in order … Continue reading Where can I find President Reagan’s speech about…

Archived but not Forgotten… Presidential Websites.

President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated on Friday, January 20th, 2017 at noon. If you visited the White House website immediately following the inauguration of the 45th President, you discovered that the website for President Obama was replaced by a website highlighting the new policies of the 45th President. What happened to the Obama Administration website? … Continue reading Archived but not Forgotten… Presidential Websites.

What goes into making a Federal holiday: Ronald Reagan and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today's post in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day was written and researched by Gina Resetter and Kelly Barton, Archivists at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. What goes into making a federal holiday? Sometimes, more than one would expect. On November 2, 1983 President Reagan signed into law the celebration of Martin Luther King, … Continue reading What goes into making a Federal holiday: Ronald Reagan and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Amending America: The 20th Amendment, January 20, and Presidential Inaugurations

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Later this month on January 20, if you follow the Reagan Presidential Library on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram , or any of the other Presidential Libraries for that matter, you might notice something: every President since Franklin Delano Roosevelt's second term has been sworn into office … Continue reading Amending America: The 20th Amendment, January 20, and Presidential Inaugurations

Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: The Archivists

Today's blog is a guest post from our Summer Intern Victoria exploring the staff in the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Reagan Presidential Library. Besides the curation staff and 3D artifacts, the other main part of the museum is the paper and audio visual archives. These documents were part of the administration … Continue reading Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: The Archivists

Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: Exhibit Specialist

Today's blog is a guest post from our Intern Victoria exploring the staff in the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Reagan Presidential Library. Here at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum we have an incredible staff that brings to life all of the fun and engaging exhibits you see every year. … Continue reading Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: Exhibit Specialist

Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: The Registrar

Today's blog is a guest post from our Summer Intern Victoria exploring the staff in the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Reagan Presidential Library. When one visits a museum they see the fascinating artifacts and beautiful art that fill each exhibit. These items are part of what make a museum special and … Continue reading Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: The Registrar