The files consist of materials produced or accumulated by Lissy, his predecessor Roger Semerad, and Lissy's staff assistant William Diefenderfer. The collection concerns their work on issues in the areas of education, labor, veterans affairs, and civil service. It also documents Lissy's major role in White House liaison with Jewish Americans.
18.8 linear feet (ca. 37,600 pages)
Gerald R. Ford (accession numbers 77-15, 77-25)
Open. Some items are temporarily restricted under terms of the donor's deed of gift, a copy of which is available on request, or under National Archives and Records Administration general restrictions (36 CFR 1256).
Gerald Ford donated to the United States of America his copyrights in all of his unpublished writings in National Archives collections. The copyrights to materials written by other individuals or organizations are presumed to remain with them. Works prepared by U.S. Government employees as part of their official duties are in the public domain.
Prepared by Paul Conway, March 1982
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