March 2019 Archives

March 26, 2019

It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve as Registrar General in the Dillon Administration.  I have enjoyed working with the chapter registrars as they endeavored to move forward in service to DAR by expanding their chapter membership numbers. Many thanks to all of you for your support and friendship. It is very much appreciated.

It was very exciting in April of 2018 to welcome the... Read More

March 21, 2019

The DAR Museum’s new exhibit is open! “A Piece of Her Mind: Culture and Technology in American Quilts” will be open in our main gallery through December 31, 2019.

The exhibit explores how women in the 19th century created quilts that reflected their makers’ involvement in the world around them. Today’s... Read More

March 19, 2019

Historic Preservation – Those objects, manuscripts, letters that tell the story of our society and what it stands for and what those resilient women of history endured.     The Historian Generals office is entrusted with the safe keeping of these awesome records of history.

Where does one begin to express the joy it has been to serve as your Historian General?   During these last three... Read More

March 15, 2019

I was excited to be one of the three DAR genealogists to be representing DAR Headquarters at the RootsTech 2019 conference in Salt Lake City, UT. Simply walking into the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City was intimidating, it is humongous.  Early on Wednesday, setup in the exhibit hall was just beginning.  Mini... Read More

March 13, 2019

DAR takes pride in its beautiful National Headquarters located in Washington, DC. When turning the pages through history, a theme that emerges time and time again is the restoration and maintenance of these historic buildings as they age.

In the mid-2000s a survey was conducted that identified several large construction projects, some of which were deemed critical, that needed to be... Read More

March 6, 2019

Collecting and preserving records has been my passion in life.  As Librarian General, I have had an opportunity to indulge my passion.  Marriage, birth, death, Bible records, or any record that shines a light on the past is important to the DAR Library.  The role of the Library is to be a fundamental part of helping women join the DAR. The growth of... Read More

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