Daughters of the American Revolution
Lineage-based membership service organization for women who are directly descended from a person involved in the United States' efforts towards independence.- Daughters of the American Revolution
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American congressionally chartered organization, founded in 1889 and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
In addition to organizing the SAR, McDowell worked with six women to organize the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution on July 29, 1890.
Study of families, family history, and the tracing of their lineages.
Establishing descent from these was, and is, important to lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and The General Society of Mayflower Descendants.
American organization composed of women who are descended from an ancestor who lived in British America from 1607 to 1775, and was of service to the colonies by either holding public office, being in the military, or serving the Colonies in some other "eligible" way.
The organization was founded in 1890, shortly before the founding of two similar societies, The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Music teacher and the first wife of President Benjamin Harrison.
Interested in history and preservation, in 1890 she helped found the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and served as its first President General.
In 1939 during the era of racial segregation, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) refused to allow Anderson to sing to an integrated audience in Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. The incident placed Anderson in the spotlight of the international community on a level unusual for a classical musician.
Mary Smith Lockwood (1831–1922) was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
DAR Constitution Hall is a concert hall located at 1776 D Street NW, near the White House in Washington, D.C. It was built in 1929 by the Daughters of the American Revolution to house its annual convention when membership delegations outgrew Memorial Continental Hall.
American author, lawyer, and activist who was a passionate advocate for the importance of studying history and historic preservation.
Walworth was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was the organization's first secretary general.
U.S. national memorial built to honor the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
In 1939, the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to allow the African-American contralto Marian Anderson to perform before an integrated audience at the organization's Constitution Hall.
American politician and retired Army National Guard lieutenant colonel serving as the junior United States senator from Illinois since 2017.
In 2011 the Daughters of the American Revolution erected a statue with Duckworth's likeness and that of Molly Pitcher in Mount Vernon, Illinois.