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07 Dec, 2012, 12:38 ET National Archives to Launch 150th Anniversary Celebration Supported By Lead Sponsor Verizon Foundation

 The Foundation for the National Archives announced today that the Verizon Foundation will be lead sponsor of the National Archives' 150th...


10 Jul, 2012, 12:04 ET Foundation for the National Archives Joins Archives' July 4th Celebration, Welcoming Thousands to Home of Declaration of Independence

John Hancock Financial, Dykema Gifts Support Patriot Program  The Foundation for the National Archives proudly joined its partners at the...


18 Apr, 2012, 10:14 ET Genealogy Tool Kit Published by Foundation for the National Archives

  Step-by-Step Guide to Family Research at the National Archives  The Foundation for the National Archives announces the...


02 Feb, 2012, 15:39 ET GM Foundation Celebrates Spirit of Innovation Through Benjamin Franklin Exhibit at the National Archives Experience

Foundation for the National Archives Receives $100,000 GM Foundation Grant The General Motors Foundation has donated $100,000 to the...


25 Jan, 2012, 11:26 ET Foundation for the National Archives, ThinkFoodGroup Win Award for America Eats Tavern

DowntownDC Business Improvement District Honors Restaurant Partnership Supporting National Archives' "What's Cooking?" Exhibition The...


10 Jan, 2012, 10:00 ET A'Lelia Bundles Becomes Chair, President of the Foundation for the National Archives

Author and journalist A'Lelia Bundles has been elected Chair and President of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the National Archives....


20 Dec, 2011, 12:59 ET Foundation for the National Archives Elects Two to the Board of Directors

Jose Andres and Zina Kramer are newest members of the board The Foundation for the National Archives is pleased to announce the election...


03 Nov, 2011, 19:28 ET Foundation for the National Archives Presents 2011 Records of Achievement Award to Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein

Award presented at annual gala chaired by Caroline Kennedy and Edwin Schlossberg The Foundation for the National Archives presented its...


21 Sep, 2011, 09:00 ET Texas Instruments Donates State-of-the-Art Projection System to the National Archives

Foundation for the National Archives' longtime partner expands educational support Texas Instruments, a longtime supporter of the educational...


28 Jul, 2011, 15:37 ET The Foundation for the National Archives Names Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein as Recipient of 2011 Records of Achievement Award

Caroline Kennedy, Edwin Schlossberg to Chair Gala and Award Ceremony in November 2011 The Foundation for the National Archives will present its...


12 Jul, 2011, 13:42 ET Foundation for the National Archives Joins Archives' July 4th Celebration, Welcoming Thousands to Home of Declaration of Independence

John Hancock Financial, Dykema Gifts Support Dramatic Reading of Declaration, Patriotic Program, Family Activities The Foundation for the...


14 Jun, 2011, 13:39 ET Foundation for the National Archives Receives $13.5 million Gift from Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein

Gift to Enhance and Expand Museum Experience, including New Permanent Exhibition Gallery, at the National Archives The Foundation for the...


07 Jun, 2011, 18:21 ET Mars, Incorporated Donates $100,000 to Support the National Archives Exhibition "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?"

Mars, Incorporated and its subsidiary Mars Food are donating $100,000 to support the National Archives exhibition "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?," the...


11 Nov, 2010, 13:49 ET The Foundation for the National Archives Presents Its 2010 Records of Achievement Award to Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns

Award presented at annual gala chaired by Morgan Freeman and sponsored by Bank of America The Foundation for the National Archives presented its...


19 Mar, 2010, 08:57 ET Foundation for the National Archives Elects Five to the Board of Directors

Peter Cuneo, Sue Gin McGowan, Charles Ogletree, John Payton and Molly Raiser are newest members of the board The Foundation for the National...


09 Mar, 2010, 14:52 ET The Foundation for the National Archives Announces Filmmaker Ken Burns as the Recipient of the 2010 Records of Achievement Award

Annual gala to be held in November 2010 in Washington, DC The Foundation for the National Archives will present the seventh annual Records of...


03 Feb, 2010, 16:37 ET Foundation for the National Archives Receives $75,000 Gift for Theater Programming

McGowan Fund Gift Creates New Education Opportunities The Foundation for the National Archives announced today a $75,000 gift from the William G....


01 Feb, 2010, 13:00 ET The Boeing Company Supports 'Fighting for Democracy' Exhibition at the National Archives

At a celebration of the opening of the latest traveling exhibition at the National Archives: Fighting for Democracy: Who Is the "We" in "We, the...


28 Jan, 2010, 14:00 ET AT&T Gives $100,000 to Foundation for the National Archives

Grant to Support Discovering the Civil War Exhibition AT&T has contributed $100,000 to the Foundation for the National Archives in support of...


24 Mar, 2009, 12:00 ET Philip L. Graham Fund Gives $100,000 to the Foundation for the National Archives

Grant Made in Honor of Retired Washington Post Company Executive Patrick Butler The Philip L. Graham Fund awarded an unrestricted grant of...


26 Feb, 2009, 12:36 ET Women in Politics Panel at National Archives March 5

Eleanor Clift To Moderate Free Public Program Exploring Women's Political Leadership The Foundation for the National Archives and the National...


03 Nov, 2008, 11:29 ET Teachers See History Anew With Original Records at the National Archives

Texas Instruments Scholarships Make It Possible Fifty-five teachers from eleven states across the country experienced an up-close view of history...


29 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET Final Stop for National Archives Exhibit of Eyewitness Accounts

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 4, the acclaimed multimedia exhibition, "Eyewitness - American Originals...


11 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Oscar-Nominated Films to Screen in D.C. at National Geographic and National Archives

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All of the Oscar-nominated films in the documentary, short and foreign language film...


18 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET Foundation for the National Archives Presents its 2007 Records of Achievement Award to Historian John Hope Franklin

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for the National Archives today announced that it is pleased to award its fourth...