The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is part of the National Archives and Records Administration's presidential library system. The library is located at 1000 Beal Avenue on the north campus of the University of Michigan, where Ford was a student and football player. This repository houses documents and audio-visual materials on the life, career, and presidency of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States.
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The Remarkable Life and Times of Gerald and Betty Ford
In the Lobby
Mrs. Ford's life is celebrated with a special exhibit featuring meticulous reproductions of three historic dresses, plus artifacts and photos. President Ford's life is told through a permanent exhibit of over 100 seldom-seen documents and photos, plus a biographical film. Visitors also can see the office Mr. Ford used during his post-presidential visits to the Library. This lobby exhibit in Ann Arbor has free admission.
SPEAKERS AND PROGRAMS
Gerald R. Ford Foundation Research Travel Grants
March 15 Annually
September 15 Annually
Application deadline - The Gerald R. Ford Foundation awards several research travel grants of up to $2,000 each in support of research in the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library. A grant defrays travel, living and photocopy expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library.
Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter
April 10 Annually
Application deadline - A grant of $5,000 is awarded annually to support dissertation research on any aspect of the United States political process during the latter part of the 20th century.