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Daughters of the American Revolution
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Organization
    (October 11, 1890- )
    Formed in Washington, D.C.
    Headquartered at Constitution Hall
    Has chapters in every state and around the world
    Motto is ‘God, Home and Country'
    Known as the DAR
    Group members are mainly snobby, rich, elderly white women.
    They operate on a bogus class system based on bloodline (members must be descended from original participants in the American Revolution).
    They do not allow adopted members to join.
    They have a history of racism.
    They refused to allow African-American diva Marian Anderson to sing for them, causing Eleanor Roosevelt to resign in protest.
    As recently as the 1980's, they were accused of covering up evidence of African-American revolutionaries, so they wouldn't have to accept black members.
    They raise a lot of money for scholarships and museums.
    During World War I, they gave money to nurses who couldn't get government pensions.
    They eventually apologized to Marian Anderson, and sponsored several concerts for her.
    They hosted the launch of a Marian Anderson commemorative stamp (2005).
    They are often mocked on the WB series ‘Gilmore Girls.'

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