Remembrance of Noble Actions


The museum wishes to express appreciation to Denise Doring VanBuren, President General; Janet Looney Whittington, Curator General; and the National Board of Management, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution for their support.

The curators gratefully acknowledge assistance from the following colleagues:

DAR Museum Staff; Michael Galban, Curator, Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan State Historic Site; Marvin-Alonzo Greer, Lead Historic Interpretation & Community Engagement Officer, Prince George’s Parks

Forgotten Patriots Exhibition Curator

Diane Dunkley, former Museum Director/Chief Curator

Remembrance of Noble Actions Virtual Exhibition Curators

Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, Museum Director/Chief Curator
Carrie Blough, Registrar/ Assistant Curator
Anne Ruta, Collections Manager
William A. Strollo, Curator of Exhibitions

This virtual exhibition was designed by

Octavo Designs

Documents relating to the American Revolution are preserved in collections and repositories in this country and in Europe. Three-dimensional objects associated with specific individuals from this period in history are far fewer in number; items that carry a Black or American Indian provenance, rarer still. As a result, we must rely heavily upon the written record. The foundation of this exhibition, first mounted in the DAR Museum gallery in 2002, is the volume titled Forgotten Patriots: African American and Native American Service in the American Revolution written and compiled by DAR Library staff who scoured military rolls, federal censuses, family genealogies, local histories and other records for those who could be identified as Black or Native American.
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)

© 1890-2024, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) | All Rights Reserved.