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Nancy Reagan at home
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1960]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins in 1921) was married to Ronald Reagan from 1952 until his death in 2004. She was the First Lady of California from 1967 to 1975, and First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. After Ronald Reagan's presidency ended, the couple retired to their home in Bel Air. In 1994 Ronald was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, and Nancy devoted most of her time caring for her ailing husband until his death on June 5, 2004. She continues to reside at their Bel Air home, and has remained active within the Reagan Library and in politics, particularly in support of stem-cell research.
Photograph shows actress Nancy Reagan, relaxing with a book in a room that appears to be either a study or family room in the family's Pacific Palisades home, designed by William R. Stephenson. Mrs. Reagan (nee Davis) performed in 11 films from 1949 to 1956 as well as in television. She met Ronald Reagan in 1949, when he was president of the Screen Actors Guild. After three years of dating, he eventually proposed to Davis, and they were married on March 4, 1952.
1 photographic print :b&w ;17 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8245
Reagan, Nancy,--1921-2016
Reagan, Nancy,--1921-2016--Homes and haunts
Reagan, Ronald--Homes and haunts
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Dwellings--California--Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles)
Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Stephenson, William R
Time Period

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