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Russian Posters:

  • The Wende Museum, California
    • With more than 2,000 posters, The Wende Museum houses an important collection of Soviet and East German graphic art. Most distinct among them is a collection of original artworks from the Perestroika-era assembled in the early 1990s by the late Tom Ferris, a Russian studies teacher in Beverly Hills, and Moscow-based writer Iurii Komov.
  • Museum of Russian Icons – Center for Icon Studies, Massachusetts
    • The Center for Icon Studies (CIS) at the Museum of Russian Icons promotes the continuing study of all aspects of sacred icons. While the main focus of the Museum is Russian icons, CIS takes a broader perspective. It is interested in the origin and development of icons from the Byzantine period to the modern era and around the globe.
  • The Ukrainian Museum, New York
    • Exhibit - Propaganda and Slogans: The Political Poster in Soviet Ukraine, 1919-1921
    • Twenty-eight original posters dating back to 1919 are the subject of a survey of early political propaganda generated by the Soviet regime to garner support from Ukrainians as well as to vilify the Ukrainian opposition, which included politicians, military leaders, and peasants.

Straus Family:

  • Straus Historical Society
    • The Straus Historical Society fosters educational activities with respect to the settlement of Jews in the United States and, in particular, the family of Lazarus and Sara Straus, their ancestors and their descendants. The focus of the Society's activities on the Straus Family is based on the family's involvement in government, commerce, and philanthropy.

Philanthropy:

Museums & Library

  • Johnson Center Philanthropy Archives and Library
    • The Johnson Center Philanthropy Archives and Special Collections (JCPA) preserves and promotes research in Michigan philanthropy in partnership with GVSU Libraries. JCPA includes a library, archives, and reference resources. The collections provide researchers with a scholarly resource of materials related to philanthropy and philanthropists in Michigan.
  • Western Reserve Historical Soceity(Philanthropic Archives)
    • The Philanthropic Archives collects and makes available for research print and non-print material that documents the history of philanthropy and charity in northeast Ohio. It houses manuscript collections consisting of personal papers of individuals and families, oral histories, and the institutional records of foundations and nonprofit organizations.

Foundations & Committees

  • Rockefeller Archive Center
    • The Rockefeller Archive Center is an independent operating foundation that preserves and makes available for research the archival collections of members of the Rockefeller family, institutions and organizations founded by Rockefeller family members. It is the archival repository for the records of the Ford Foundation as well as for other philanthropic and service organizations
  • National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
    • NCRP promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness. Since 1976, NCRP has used research and advocacy to urge the philanthropic community to provide nonprofit organizations with essential resources and opportunities to effectively serve disadvantaged and disenfranchised populations and communities
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    • Our belief that every life has equal value is at the core of our work at the foundation. We follow 4 values, which help define our approach to our philanthropic work, and employ an outstanding leadership team to direct our strategies and grantmaking.
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
    • AFP, an association of professionals throughout the world, advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activities through which AFP fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing and advocacy.