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AFS (formerly American Field Service)

AFS (formerly the American Field Service) works toward a more just and peaceful world by providing international and intercultural learning experiences to individuals, families, schools, and communities through a global volunteer partnership.

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Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Founded in 1994 by Richard Gilder and Lewis E. Lehrman, the Institute’s mission is to promote the knowledge and understanding of American history through educational programs and resources.

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HISTORY®, now reaching more than 96 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms.

HISTORY® is supporting a number of initiatives of the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online. It is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.

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Mission Centenaire 14-18

The Mission Centenaire is the French counterpart of the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission.  The Mission Centenaire is a public interest group established in 2012 by the French government for the preparation and implementation of France’s commemorative program for the First World War centenary.

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National History Day

National History Day®(NHD) is a non-profit education organization that offers year-long academic programs that engage over half a million middle- and high-school students around the world annually in conducting original research on historical topics of interest.

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