Chapter Programs

Programs can be original scripts of skits and plays, PowerPoint or Adobe PDF digital slide presentations, commercially produced videos on videotape or DVD and audio recordings. Original, non-copyrighted materials in digital format may be posted on this page for immediate download and use. Send materials to info@michdar.com with a short description of the program. If the program is copyrighted, it will not be made available for download unless a signed release accompanies the submission; please send details on who to contact to obtain the media.

Many of these programs may be dated. If you update it for presentation, please send it in so a newer version may be posted.

Program TitleCategoryInformation
An English Tea PartyShared by Illinois DAR
Christmas Cards and CustomsShared by Illinois DAR
The Flag of the U.S. - Long May It WaveShared by Illinois DAR
Formation of the First Chapter of NSDAR in 1891 in Chicago, ILShared by Illinois DAR
The Gratitude ManShared by Illinois DAR
Lewis and Clark - The Corps of DiscoveryShared by Illinois DAR
The Madonna of the TrailShared by Illinois DAR
Monticello and Jefferson - The House and the ManShared by Illinois DAR
Mrs. Francis Scott KeyShared by Illinois DAR
Today We RememberShared by Illinois DAR
White House Weddings of the 19th CenturyShared by Illinois DAR
Independence DayAmerican HistoryScript
Audience handout
Created by Janet Calabrese, Alexander Macomb Chapter
Bill of RightsAmerican HistoryScript
PowerPoint Presentation
PDF Presentation
Audience handout
Created by Janet Calabrese, Alexander Macomb Chapter
Central Identification LabAmerican HistoryThis program highlights the Central Identification Lab, which was established in 1973 as a result of the merging of the two mortuaries used in the Vietnam War. The initial purpose of the Central Identification Lab was the recovery and identification of soldiers killed in the Vietnam War. It is now used to recover and identify soldiers remains killed in all U.S. Conflicts.
Script
PowerPoint Presentation
PDF Presentation
Created by Janet Calabrese, Alexander Macomb Chapter
The Great EscapeAmerican HistoryThis program is about Elizabeth Burgin, Revolutionary War Heroine, who was instrumental in helping 200 American prisoners escape. She was one of the first woman to receive a pension for her service.
Script
PowerPoint Presentation
PDF Presentation
Created by Janet Calabrese, Alexander Macomb Chapter
First Wives of the DARAmerican HistoryTen Wives of U. S. Presidents were members of the DAR. Below are bios of six of those women. Chapters can choose one or all of these women to talk about and assign a chapter member to represent those First Wives that will be highlighted.
Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison Bio
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt Bio
Eleanor Roosevelt Bio
Florence Harding Bio
Julia Grant Bio
Mamie Eisenhauer Bio
PowerPoint Presentation
PDF Presentation
Created by Janet Calabrese, Alexander Macomb Chapter
Who We Are - Bath, MichiganAmerican HistoryThis program remembers those who built and preserved the Bath, MI community. A tour of the Pleasant Hill Cemetery on Aug. 6, 2010 is replete with reenactors and photos. This event was part of "Bath Days" and was an American history project of the Lansing Chapter, NSDAR.
PowerPoint Presentation
PDF Presentation
Written by Johanna Balzer, Lansing Chapter
Produced by Jean Rademacher
Community Veterans Memorial, Munster, INNational DefensePhoto tour of the veterans memorial in Munster, IN, which offers a tribute to veterans of World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War and 9/11.
PowerPoint Presentation
Produced by Margie Springer, Martin Van Buren Chapter
Memorial Day TributeNational Defense / Commemorative EventsThis PowerPoint presentation includes the meaning behind Memorial Day, pictures of Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknowns, the National Moment of remembrance, and many veteran monuments.
PowerPoint Presentation
Produced by Margie Springer, Martin Van Buren Chapter
Fort McHenryNational DefensePowerPoint Presentation
Produced by Margie Springer, Martin Van Buren Chapter
Allendale Veterans Memorial ParkNational DefensePhoto tour of the memorial park in Allendale, MI, showing the "Garden of Honor," Revolutionary War, Spanish American War, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Vietnam War, Korean War, Gulf Conflict and Women in the Military.
PowerPoint Presentation
Produced by Margie Springer, Martin Van Buren Chapter
Women Who Helped Make HistoryAmerican History / Women's IssuesBios and photos of: Molly Pitcher, Betsy Ross, Sacagawea, Dolley Madison, Sojourner Truth, Clara Barton, Harriet Tubaman, Florence Nightingale, Susan B. Anthony, Juliette Gordon Low, Marie Caurie, Clara Louise Maass, Hattie Caraway, Helen Adams Keller, Anna Pavlova, Frances Perkins, Margaret Higgins Sanger, Eleanor Roosevelt, Amelia Earhart, Bessie Coleman, Irene Joliot-Curie, Margaret Mead, Mother Teresa, Rosa Parks, Betty Ford, Margaret Hida Roberts Thatcher, Queen Elizabeth II, Sandra Day O'Connor, Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova, Maathiai Wangari, Janet Reno, Peggy Flemming, Christa McAuliffe, Dorothy Hamill.
Script
PowerPoint Presentation
Produced by Margie Springer, Martin Van Buren Chapter
Michigan Walk of FameAmerican History / Commemorative EventsMichigan Walk of Fame in Lansing, MI with pictures and bios of the 2007 inductees: Henry Ford, Will Keith Kellogg, Jeff Daniels, Stevie Wonder, E. Genevieve Gillette, Ernie Harwell, Gerald R. Ford, Rosa Parks, Fannie Richards, Helen Thomas, Thomas Alva Edison, and Herbert Henry Dow.
PowerPoint Presentation
Produced by Margie Springer, Martin Van Buren Chapter
Tamassee DAR SchoolDAR SchoolsTour of the buildings and mission of the school and includes pictures of some of the students.
PowerPoint Presentation
Produced by Margie Springer, Martin Van Buren Chapter
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DAR Answers the Call in 1917Commemorative EventThis presentation shows how instrumental the DAR of Michigan was during WWI starting with our then State Regent Clara Hadley Wait. It outlines chapter efforts and state projects to help reach National goals of giving comfort to our servicemen and support to those effected by the war.

PowerPoint Presentation
Produced by Linda Brandis, Sarah Ann Cochrane Chapter