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The Obama Foundation Aug 29
These Obama nesting dolls are a small part of Kathryn Annerino’s collection. Sent to her as gifts, Kathryn finds hope in these items. “It made me extremely proud that my country elected somebody with such character...it still just really, really stays with me.”
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The Obama Foundation Sep 26
When was elected, Wylene Patterson went out and bought five copies of the newspaper for her kids. She held on to this special edition of , her , for the same reason. “I didn’t want a computer copy. I wanted the originals to give to them.”
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Mike Strautmanis Jul 27
The Obama Presidential Center Museum will tell the story of Barack and Michele Obama’s legacy and their belief that change happens from the bottom up. Thanks to all the Chicagoans who joined us today to share an with us. You are helping us tell that story.
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The Obama Foundation Oct 3
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We’re searching for other unique items that tell the story of ’s career for possible inclusion in the Obama Presidential Center Museum. Share this link with someone you know who has an :
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The Obama Foundation Aug 22
What’s your ? For Marieth Mitchell of Chicago, it’s this t-shirt from a street vendor in Grant Park the night was elected. It connects her to the spirit of that historical night. “I just want to have that memory, that history.”
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The Obama Foundation Aug 22
Over the next few months, we’ll be featuring an every Thursday—memorabilia that connect us to special moments in and ’s story and that will help us preserve their legacy for generations to come. Submit yours here:
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The Obama Foundation Sep 12
“Everything they did and worked on was so important to our country and to the world...is an important part of our history.” When Diane Nelson teaches her students about the former first family, she shares this : White House Easter Eggs.
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Kimberly Morin Sep 10
How about you have a video that continually repeats Obama's biggest LIE: "If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your healthcare plan"
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The Obama Foundation Sep 19
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We’re on the lookout for unique items for potential acquisition and possible display in the Obama Presidential Center Museum. Have an for us to consider? Share your information here:
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The Obama Foundation Nov 21
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Over a decade later, her , a handmade sign from a rally at Drake University that was signed by President Obama himself, connects her to the energy of that moment in time: “The sign makes me feel the excitement again.”
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The Obama Foundation Jul 29
Inauguration tickets. Old newspapers. Obama family nesting dolls. What’s your ? This weekend, Chicagoans shared items that will help us tell the story of ’s legacy for generations to come. Tell us about your Obama memorabilia:
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The Obama Foundation Nov 7
What started as a passion for baseball stats became an for David Cihla. After a 2007 campaign event, David created the Barack-O-Meter to hand out to other supporters. It tracked poll numbers, election returns, or other pertinent pieces of data.
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The Obama Foundation Aug 29
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Have an that might help us preserve the Obamas' legacy for generations to come? Submit your artifact here:
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The Obama Foundation Sep 19
At our community collections event in Chicago this summer, we asked Chicagoans to share an with us. And Mike Smith of Woodlawn walked in wearing his.
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I Am Neecha 🌷💝🌹 Sep 20
Sometimes we just need a reminder of what we once had~ when America was great.
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The Obama Foundation Oct 3
When Ghian Foreman looks at his , he thinks of the last time he carried his daughter on his shoulders, “I had to have her see this momentous occasion.” He hopes these items—and the stories that go with them—convey how much the Obama family meant to him.
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Paula Kostiuk (she/her) Aug 22
These photos! P1) Age 16 - I saved all my pennies to fly by myself from FL for ’s 1st Inauguration. P2) Age 20 and living in DC - rocking the button and my very first “I Voted” sticker at his 2nd Inauguration. (I still have it, same scarf too!)
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The Obama Foundation Oct 9
An is a reminder of the inspiring path we took to get to where we are. Today, we’re headed to Iowa to connect with community members about the items that tell the story of the important role Iowa played in the historic 2008 presidential campaign and beyond.
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The Obama Foundation Oct 17
For Pier Smith of the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, this is more than a fashion statement—it’s a reminder of the Obama’s impact on popular culture. “You cannot look at them and not see how much style and elegance they brought.”
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I'm A Star Foundation Nov 15
Hi , we’re the next generation of servant leaders. Please check out what we’re doing to keep ’s going
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