Gerald R. Ford Museum
Exhibits, Events, Education Center

303 Pearl Street, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616-254-0400 (tel)
616-254-0386 (fax)

Ford Museum Facebook Page

Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm (Mon-Sat)
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sundays
(Closed New Year's, Thanksgiving, & Christmas Days)

Gerald R. Ford Library
Research, Events, Small Exhibits

1000 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

734-205-0555 (tel)
734-205-0571 (fax)

Ford Library Facebook Page

Hours: 8:45am-4:45pm (Mon-Fri)
(Closed Sat., Sun., & Federal Holidays)

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Digital Library

White House State Dinners, 1974-76

Menus, Programs, Photos, and Selected Other Documents

The Library has extensive holdings on visits to the United States by foreign heads of state during the presidency of Gerald R. Ford. These visits usually involved both discussions with the President and a state dinner. Mrs. Ford's Social Secretary Maria Downs has written for the Library a description of the process of planning and putting on a state dinner.

Other Resources

Main Archival Sources:

Document selection and much of the scanning for this project was completed by Library intern Melissa Hernandez, a student at the University of Michigan School of Information.