The Museum gratefully acknowledges the generous donors whose support made possible The Nation We Build Together:

 

American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

 

Linda and Pete Claussen

 

Wallace H. Coulter Foundation | Sue Van
The Theodore Craver Family in memory of Frederick Craver
Diana Davis Spencer Foundation

 

The Pew Charitable Trusts
History Channel/A+E Networks
David C. Frederick and Sophia Lynn
Altria Group
Marcia and Frank Carlucci
Peter and Rhondda Grant

 

Elizabeth and Whitney MacMillan
Ambassador Nicholas F. Taubman and Mrs. Eugenia L. Taubman
Donna and Marvin Schwartz
Paul Neely
Robert and Lynne Uhler
The Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin
Anonymous
John and Jennifer Monsky
Sandy, Cindy, Hayden, Thea, Sabrina and William Sigal

 


Many Voices, One Nation

 

Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
Sue Van

 

Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Zegar Family Foundation

 

Anonymous
Marjie and Steve Alloy
T.Z. and Irmgard Chu
History Channel/A+E Networks
Hsieh Family Foundation
Bill and Mary Kim
Rafat and Shaista Mahmood & family
George and Judy Marcus
Segal Family Foundation
Enrique and Alejandra Segura
Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang

 

Bechara and Rita Nammour
Perry Ellis International
Jean-Paul and Carol Ann Vallès
Yuvraj, Ieena, Bubbly and Mac Duggal
Li Lu Humanitarian Foundation
Ann Ratner and Ratner Companies
John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe
Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin
Hilda Ochoa and Arturo Brillembourg Family Foundation
Cappello Family Foundation
Giuseppe and Mercedes Cecchi
George Sarlo
Frits van Paasschen and Laura di Bonaventura

 


Religion in Early America

 

Ambassador Nicholas F. Taubman and Mrs. Eugenia L. Taubman

 

The Foundation for Religious Literacy and H. Bruce McEver

 


Wallace H. Coulter Unity Square

 

Ambassador Nicholas F. Taubman and Mrs. Eugenia L. Taubman

 

The Foundation for Religious Literacy and H. Bruce McEver

 


Religion in Early America

 

Wallace H. Coulter Foundation | Sue Van
Julie and Greg Flynn Family Fund

 

History Channel/A+E Networks

 


Within These Walls

 

National Association of Realtors

 


Programs and Endowments

 

Lilly Endowment Inc.

 

Paul Neely

 

Carnegie Corporation of New York

 

Daniel K. Inouye Institute, a program fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation

 

From Our Blog

Two advertisements for the 1947 Amateur World Series with cartoon illustrations of a baseball pitcher and catcher

Over seventy years ago, in 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American athlete to play in the World Series, having famously broken the color barrier in Major League Baseball earlier in the year.

A young child is shown walking into church with sign "Church of the Nazarene." An American flag and "Polling Place" sign hand in the foreground.
Like many other churches in the early republic, the Congregational meetinghouse in Castine, Maine, served both sacred and secular functions. Built in 1790, it was home not just to worship services but town meetings and judicial proceedings.
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