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Woman will keep trying to join DAR

Keep trying. That's the message Yvonne Studevan received from the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her membership application had been unusual in every sense. It was larger than most, loaded with historical support and centered on her connection to a slave. Richard Allen shuttled salt to Continental Army troops. And his great-great-great-great granddaughter proved it. Or, so she thought. But the DAR needs more to satisfy their membership rules. Read More … [Read more...]