Category Archives: State Historian

Communiqué: NSDAR Outstanding Teacher of American History

The Outstanding Teacher of American History Contest honors notable, full-time teachers of American History and related fields, such as social studies, government, and citizenship in public, private, and parochial schools in grades 5-12. This is an excellent way for chapters … Continue reading

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Announcement: Calling All Photographers!

Do you like to take pictures? Do you enjoy DAR and meeting new people? We need a paparazzi crew to follow the state regent at state events. We need to document her time as California state regent so she won’t forget … Continue reading

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Announcement: Program “Leaving Your DAR Mark Through Markers and Commemorative Events”

State Historian Christine McMahan and State Commemorative Events Chair Carole Curran are delighted to announce a new Program, “Leaving Your DAR Mark Through Markers and Commemorative Events.” This program is now available for chapter and district meetings. The program discusses … Continue reading

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Announcement: Outstanding Teacher of American History Contest Submission Deadline November 15

Chapter Regents and Historians, it is already time to start your candidate sponsorship for the Outstanding Teacher of American History Contest. Attendees at the March 2016 State Conference were delighted to meet Mrs. Karyn Helfrich Holland from Bishop Union High School. … Continue reading

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Announcement: “Rosie’s Daughters” Copies Available to Chapters

In the mid-2000s the California State Society Daughters of the American Revolution partnered with the National Center for History in the Schools (NCHS) to produce a book titled “Rosie’s Daughters.” The book is a compilation of stories of CSSDAR members … Continue reading

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State Historian Cautions about Online Scam Artists and new Vietnam Book

Online scam artists are everywhere. While doing a routine Google check for the state society’s book, “Vietnam War Memoirs as Written by California DAR Daughters,” this officer came across two sites – one at google.sites.com, the other on YouTube – … Continue reading

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