March 2014 Archives

March 31, 2014

As we enter Spring, our planning for Continental Congress kicks into high gear and I want to update you on all the wonderful events being planned.

As you may remember from previous members’ announcements and blogs, we are making many updates to... Read More

March 28, 2014

April 9, 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial that renowned contralto Marian Anderson performed to an unprecedented audience of 75,000 people. While it saddens us that DAR played a role in this story because Ms. Anderson, an African American, was not allowed to perform that day in 1939 in DAR Constitution Hall due to her race,... Read More

March 24, 2014
Courtney Peter
Publications Coordinator, DAR magazine

Since 2011, the March/April issue of American Spirit has been devoted to Women’s History Month. This annual edition quickly has become a staff favorite. We’re thrilled any time our pages can bring to life a lesser known chapter of Revolutionary or early American history, and that excitement only increases at the chance to... Read More

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