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  • August 21 Monday

    Washington, DC - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Solar Eclipses: Past and Present

    View the solar eclipse through the lenses of safe solar telescopes and look through the lens of history and see some records from our holdings about past solar
  • Washington, DC - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Activity in ReSource Room: Tennessee Ratification of the 19th Amendment

    What did a mother, son, and letter have to do with Tennessee’s ratification of the 19th Amendment? In this hands-on activity for the whole family, discover how women’s suffrage was achieved.
  • August 8 Tuesday

    Washington, DC - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign

    Journalist Thomas Oliphant takes us behind the scenes of John F. Kennedy’s campaign to the White House in "The Road to Camelot."
  • Washington, DC - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Activity in ReSource Room: Tennessee Ratification of the 19th Amendment

    What did a mother, son, and letter have to do with Tennessee’s ratification of the 19th Amendment? In this hands-on activity for the whole family, discover how women’s suffrage was achieved.
  • Kansas City, MO - 6:00am to 7:00pm

    Election Day

    The National Archives at Kansas City will be a polling site for local elections. Visitors should expect increased foot traffic and limited parking availability.
  • July 13 Thursday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 3:00pm

    2017 William E. Simon Lecture in Public Affairs: Ambassador Carla A. Hills

    The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Library, and Museum hosted the 2017 William E. Simon Lecture in Public Affairs and the 2017 COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship presentation on July 13, 2017 at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. Former Ambassador Carla A. Hills presented a lecture entitled Why Trade Matters which coincided with the 104th birthday anniversary of President Gerald R. Ford.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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