Category Archives: American Heritage

Calling All Artistic California Daughters!

The American Heritage Committee is calling for entries to the 2015-2016 American Heritage Contest. This year’s theme is: Celebrating the Arts from the Time of Our Founding Daughters to the Present. The Historic Costume theme is Clothing Fashions of the … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed at Continental Congress

Daughters attending Continental Congress have an opportunity to serve and meet Daughters from other states at the same time. The following are two areas where you can help: National American Heritage Committee Chair AnnaLisa Lauer-Hansing needs help “baby sitting” the … Continue reading

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Congress Volunteers Needed – American Heritage Display

The American Heritage Committee needs volunteers to monitor the display of the National First Place winners in the DAR Museum during Continental Congress. If you have a free hour or two and are able to help, it would greatly be … Continue reading

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American Heritage Committee Contest National Winners

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Catherine McCausland, First Place, La Puerta de Oro Chapter, Crafts/Porcelain Doll                   AnnaLisa Lauer-Hansing, La Jolla Chapter, First Place Metal Work and Jewelry                   Leslie … Continue reading

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AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMITTEE

The 2013 – 2014 American Heritage Theme is, “Honoring Our Heritage: Art Through the Ages.”  This committee preserves our rich traditions in the fields of arts and sculpture, crafts, drama and literature, music and the fiber arts.  Members are invited … Continue reading

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AMERICAN HERITAGE TEA – SAVE THE DATE!

The California State Society  will be hosting an American Heritage Tea on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Please save the date and plan on attending this visual event! Our dessert tea, “Quilts from the Home Front” … Continue reading

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American History Essay Title Correction

Janeal Shannon, National Chairman American History, advised the following: Just wanted to alert you to the fact that the original handout to schools and chapters had an error of omitting the “the” before the word American in the title of … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom, Words of Women

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Wow!  The American Heritage Tea at the Radisson Hotel held October 20th at the Radisson Hotel in Fresno  was fantastic!  The words of women like Amelia Stewart Knight, Mary Rockwood Powers and Sandra Orozco’s great, great grandmother Missouri, were inspiring.  … Continue reading

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Gold Trail Members Attend American Heritage Tea

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Gold Trail daughters Linda Winthers and Betty Wilson attended the American Heritage Tea, in Fresno, on October 20, 2012.  They are pictured with State Regent Debbie Jamisonand memorabilia from the Westward Movement during the 1840’s, through 1860’s. District II daughters … Continue reading

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Trees Salute Washington

Local Riverside historian, author, and Press-Enterprise columnist, Steve Lech, wrote about California’s bicentennial celebration in Riverside for George Washington’s birthday, on February 22, 1932.  On that day, local groups including the Aurantia Chapter of the DAR, planted trees in the … Continue reading

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AMERICAN HERITAGE TEA IS SET FOR OCTOBER 20, 2012!

WESTWARD HO!  How did your ancestors come to California? By Conestoga wagon? The Isthmus of Panama? All the way around the Cape?   The State Society will be hosting an American Heritage Tea on Saturday, October 20,  from 1:00-4:00 pm, at … Continue reading

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American Heritage Committee Contests

The American Heritage Theme for 2012–2013 is “Invest in the Future: Creating Tomorrow’s Family Heirlooms.”  The American Heritage Committee was created to preserve the traditions of art and sculpture, crafts, literature and drama, music and the fiber arts. Members are … Continue reading

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