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American Anthropological Association

Founded in 1902, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) is the world's largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology.
ID Number : 4773
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American Folklife Center

Created by the U.S. Congress in 1976 through Public Law 94-201 and charged to "preserve andpresent American folklife." The Center incorporates the Library's Archive of Folk Culture, which was founded in 1928 as a repository for American folkmusic
ID Number : 4774
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Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, Inc. (CVBT)

In late 1996, a group of concerned citizens in the Fredericksburg area decided it was time to stand up tomindless destruction civil war sites and to form an historic lands trust for Central Virginia.
ID Number : 6429
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Cold War International History Project

The Cold War International History Project disseminates new information and perspectives on the history of the Cold War, in particular new findings from previously inaccessible sources on "the other side" -- the former Communist world.
ID Number : 17743
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Friends of Peirce Mill

The Friends of Peirce Mill ("the Friends") is a non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer organization dedicated to the restoration to operating condition of historic Peirce Mill in Rock Creek Park, a National Park Service property in the heart of nation's capital. The Friends' vision is to revive Peirce Mill as a living exhibit of water-powered milling and a view on 19th century industry in the Washington D.C. area. The Friends are working to augment the National Park Service's resources by raising both money and awareness of the value of preserving this valuable resource.
ID Number : 17841
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Friends of Turkey Run Farm

The Claude Moore Colonial Farm was established as Turkey Run Farm by the National Park Service in 1972 under President Nixon's Legacy-in-the-Parks program. When federal budget cutbacks threatened the closure of the Farm in 1980, the community rallied behind Congressman Frank Wolf (R,VA) and Senator John Warner (R,VA) to save this popular educational resource. The citizens' group, incorporated in 1981 as The Friends of Turkey Run Farm, Inc., raised the funds to keep the park open as arrangements were made for a permanent solution to the funding dilemma.
ID Number : 17836
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Historic Preservation Fund

Each year, the U.S. Congress appropriates approximately $40 million tothe Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) The HPF provides matching grants to encourage private and non-federal investment in historic preservation efforts nationwide, and assists State, local governments, Indian tribes, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation with expanding and accelerating their historic preservation activities nationwide. HPF grants serve as a catalyst and "seed money" for preserving and protecting our nation's irreplaceable heritage for this and future generations.
ID Number : 8202
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Maryland Historical Society

The Maryland Historical Society, widely esteemed as one of the nation's finest history museums, was established in 1844 as a private nonprofit institution tocollect, preserve, and interpret the objects and artifacts that illuminate the state's history. In January of that year, 28 leaders of Baltimore's intellectual andartistic community met to form a historical society which was chartered by the Maryland State Legislature that spring. The new institution, housed in a formerpost office on St. Paul Street, began collecting books, records, manuscripts, and objects of local interest for preservation and display.
ID Number : 4771
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Montgomery County Historical Society

The Montgomery County Historical Society (MCHS) was founded in 1944 by concerned local citizens who recognized that the County was poisedon the brink of a new and exciting era of development but also believed that the evidence of the County's earlier foundations as an agricultural andsemi-rural area should not be forgotten. Committed to preserving the County's archival history, artifacts and buildings MCHS today has over 1,300 members, a professional staff of five, and a dedicated corps of 125 volunteers who last year contributed over 14,000 hours of service.111 West Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, Maryland 20850-4212
Phone: 301-340-2825 Fax: 301-340-2871

ID Number : 4010
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Peerless Rockville

Peerless Rockville is an award-winning nonprofit, community-based organization founded in 1974 to preserve buildings, objects and information important to Rockville's heritage. Peerless Rockville advances its goals through education, example, advocacy, and community involvement.
ID Number : 10422
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Prince George's Heritage, Inc.

Prince George�s Heritage, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving the history, culture, and traditions of Prince George�s County. Originally established as the County Advisory Committee to the Maryland Historical Trust, Prince George's Heritage was incorporated in March, 1977.
ID Number : 9273
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Smithsonian Institution : Institutional History Division

To advance the knowledge and understanding of the history of the Smithsonian Institution. The Division produces historical reports, scholarly and popular publications, and exhibits, presents lectures and public programs, compiles databases, conducts and disseminates oral history and video history interviews, and publishes documentary editions relating to the history of the Institution. Division historians provide expert information to Smithsonian staff, researchers, and the general public. They assist scholars conducting research in the history of the Smithsonian and serve as advisors to interns, visiting scholars, and predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows.
ID Number : 9738
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The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., promotes understanding of the nation's capital as a city of crossroads where North and South, Federal and local, urban and suburban, national and international intersect, and where native and newcomer, African American and white, Hispanic and Asian meet and become America.
1307 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Tel : 202-785-2068 ext. 112

ID Number : 6659
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The L'Enfant Trust

20 year old, non-profit. The Trust promotes Washington's cultural heritage and enhances the beauty of Washington's streetscapes. The Trust effectively encourages the use of conservation easements to preserve historic buildings in our nation's capital.
ID Number : 7617
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The Maryland Loyalist Battalion

This reenacting unit recreates a provincialTory unit comprised of Marylanders who remained loyal to the King during the American Revolution. Ourmembership includes men, women and children who are dedicated to an accurate portrayal of history and having agreat time in the process.
1302 Conquistador Drive, Westminster, Maryland 21157
ID Number : 6878
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The Menare Foundation, Inc.

The Menare Foundation, Inc. is a national Non-profit organization dedicated to the documentation, preservation, and restoration of Underground Railroad safe-houses and environments. The Menare Foundation, Inc. was created from historian Anthony Cohen's research on the Underground Railroad.
ID Number : 20605
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The Rainbow History Project

Local society collecting, preserving, and promoting the history of Washington's gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered community.
ID Number : 18429
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The Supreme Court Historical Society

The Society, a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the District of Columbia in 1974, was founded by the late Chief Justice Warren E. Burger who served as its first honorary chairman. The Society accomplishes its mission by conducting public and educational programs, publishing books and other materials, supporting historical research, and collecting antiques and artifacts related to the Court's history. These activities and others increase the public's awareness of the Court's contributions to our nation's rich constitutional heritage.
ID Number : 9739
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 1  United States Capitol Historical Society

A nonprofit and nonpartisan educational organization created in 1962 to promote the history of the Capitol and Congress, the United States Capitol Historical Society serves as an informational and educational resource for its members and the general public.
Show Details | Visit Page | ID Number : 21381
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Washington, D.C. Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society

We are a diverse group of people with a common interest in rail transportation and its rich and storied history. Membership in our Chapter is fun and is open to all with our common interest. We invite you to join our organization.
ID Number : 18730
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Wasington Monument Restoration Project

The years and the elements have taken their toll on what has become one of our nation's most beloved landmarks. At Target, we want to do our part to restore this national treasure. We're working to build awareness and resources for this important project, in cooperation with the National Park Service, National Park Foundation, and corporate sponsors like Kodak, 3M, Visa, Procter & Gamble, and Discovery Communications. Together, we want to ensure that this monument, which stands for all, stands for all time.
ID Number : 4464
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White House Historical Association

The association was founded in 1961 as a charitable nonprofit institution for the purpose of enhancing the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the White House.
ID Number : 6023
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