A National Museum Celebrating American Writers
180 N. Michigan, 2nd Floor
T, W, F, Sa, Su: 10-5 Th: 10-8
The Museum will be OPEN Monday, Oct. 9

A National Museum Celebrating American Writers
180 N. Michigan, 2nd Floor
T, W, F, Sa, Su: 10-5 Th: 10-8
The Museum will be OPEN Monday, Oct. 9


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Meet Our Donors

We are very grateful to the following donors:

VISIONARIES

$1,000,000 and up

  • Anonymous
  • Malcolm and Virginia O’Hagan
    Washington, DC
  • Stead Family Foundation
    Scottsdale, AZ

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CHAMPIONS

$500,000 – $999,999

  • The S. Leigh Pierson Conant and Douglas R. Conant Family Cookie Jar Foundation
    Florham Park
  • John & Cathie Estey
    Glenview, IL
  • The Meijer Foundation
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • The Negaunee Foundation
    Northbrook, IL

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SUSTAINERS

$250,000 – $499,999

  • Roger & Julie Baskes
    Chicago, IL
  • Jay & Robin Hammer
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Jim & Carol Hansen
    Winnetka, IL

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BENEFACTORS

$100,000 – $249,999

  • Anonymous
  • Bulley & Andrews
    Chicago, IL
  • Marion Cameron
    Chicago, IL
  • Clune Construction
    Chicago, IL
  • M. Hill & Cheryl Hammock
    Chicago, IL
  • Jastromb Family Philanthropic Fund
    Highland Park, IL
  • John & Mary Pappajohn
    Des Moines, IA

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PIONEERS

$50,000 – $99,999

  • The Chicago Community Trust
    Chicago, IL
  • Exelon Foundation
    Chicago, IL
  • Robert & Gena Franden
    Tulsa, OK
  • Werner & Marleen Hein
    Washington, DC
  • Ivan & Kathy Kane
    Chicago, IL
  • Jim & Linda Mitchell
    Frankfort, IL
  • Catherine Mouly & Ted Carlson
    Chicago, IL
  • The National Endowment for the Humanities
    Washington, DC
  • The Poetry Foundation
    Chicago, IL
  • Roberta Rubin and Family
    Evanston, IL

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CHARTER MEMBERS

$25,000 – $49,999

  • Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bobins, The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
    Chicago, IL
  • Robert A. & Joan E. Clifford
    Chicago, IL
  • The Donnelley Foundation
    Chicago, IL
  • William & Joan Dutton
    Hinsdale, IL
  • Bruce & Joyce Gates
    Alexandria, VA
  • Frank & Gayle Eby
    Tulsa, OK
  • Dr. Phyllis Hattis
    New York, NY
  • Stephanie & Roger Hochschild
    Winnetka, IL
  • Jane Irwin
    Winnetka,IL
  • Mr. & Mrs. Martin J. Koldyke
    Chicago, IL
  • Daniel Korengold & Martha Dippell
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Chase Collins Levey
    Chicago, IL
  • Coco & Ethan Meers
    Chicago, IL
  • Alexandra C. & John D. Nichols
    Winnetka, IL
  • H. John & Diane M. Riley Family Fund
    Houston, TX
  • Burton X. & Sheli Rosenberg
    Chicago, IL
  • Angela Stent & Daniel Yergin
    Washington, DC

PATRONS

$10,000 – $24,999

  • Anonymous
  • Frank & Catherine Araneo
    Union, NJ
  • Tom & Mary Carmel Borders
    Austin, TX
  • The Brinson Foundation
    Chicago, IL
  • Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation
  • Carey Cranston & Ellen R. Tritschler
    Chicago, IL
  • Bill & Kittie Devers
    Winnetka, IL
  • Paul Dykstra & Spark Cremin
    Chicago, IL
  • Joan & Kevin Evanich
    Winnetka, IL
  • Edith & Gerald Falk
    Chicago, IL
  • Ronne & Robert Hartfield
    Chicago, IL
  • Beverly & Warren Hayford
    Winnetka, IL
  • Harvey Hubbell Foundation
    Orange, CT
  • IHS Markit
    Englewood, CO
  • Jannotta Family Fund
    Winnetka, IL
  • Lamar, Lisa, Mary, Elaine & Paul Johnson
    Oak Park, IL
  • Chase Levey
    Chicago, IL
  • Mr. & Mrs. Jim Moss
    Washington, DC
  • Richard W. Muzzy Jr. & Susan Beebe Muzzy
    Holland, MI
  • Mr. & Mrs. Ray E. Newton
    Winnetka, IL
  • Lynne & Larry Robinson
    St. Michaels, MD
  • Sara Lee & Axel Schupf
    New York, NY
  • Arch W. Shaw Foundation
    Birch Tree, MO
  • Savills Studley
    Chicago, IL
  • Nike Whitcomb
    Chicago, IL

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SUPPORTERS

$5,000 – $9,999

  • Davinder K. Anand & Family
    Bethesda, MD
  • Marie Arana
    Washington, DC
  • Bardes Fund
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Henry & Leigh Bienen
    Chicago, IL
  • Skip & Liz Coggin
    Evanston, IL
  • Cooper Industries Foundation
    Houston, TX
  • Regis & Elena Delmontagne
    Vienna, VA
  • Field-Stephen Foundation
    Chicago, IL
  • Ed & Jeannie James
    Winnetka, IL
  • Mary & Joseph Jannotta, in memory of Bill McGrane
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • The King Family Foundation
    Oak Brook, IL
  • The Ludwig Family Foundation
    Washington, DC
  • Erik McLaughlin
    Arlington, VA
  • Shanti Nagarkatti
    Chicago, IL
  • NEMA
    Arlington, VA
  • Patrick O’Hagan & Paula Llaneza
    Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Schneider Electric NA Foundation
    Palatine, IL
  • Segal Family Foundation
    Northbrook, IL
  • Clark Silcox
    Washington, DC
  • Sun Trust Bank Foundation
    Washington, DC
  • Jeanne Sullivan
    Chicago, IL
  • Stuart Thorn
    Carrollton, GA
  • UL
    Northbrook, IL
  • Archbold and Helene van Beuren
    Philadelphia, PA

FRIENDS

$1,000 – $4,999

  • Algonquin Books, a division of Workman Publishing
    New York, NY
  • Andrew Anway
    Boston, MA
  • Stephen W. and Susan M. Baird Foundation
    Winnetka, IL
  • Carol & Gary Berman
    Bethesda, MD
  • Christopher & Anne Bird
    Chicago, IL
  • Elizabeth Boe
    Washington, DC
  • William Boehm
    Naples, FL
  • Mayer Brown
    Washington, DC
  • Julianne Budden-Bronsink
    Holland, MI
  • John Cole
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Mr. & Mrs. Brian Coulter
    Bethesda, MD
  • Julie & Phillip Croll
    East Grand Rapids, MI
  • Victor Danilov
    Evanston, IL
  • Byrum & Sue Dickes
    Winnetka, IL
  • Patricia Dodson
    Northfield, IL
  • Lewis Eisenberg
    New York, NY
  • Harve Ferrill
    Chicago, IL
  • Follett
    Westchester, IL
  • William & Mary Ford
    Ada, MI
  • Maurice Gallagher
    Las Vegas, NV
  • Dr. Reginald Gibbons & Cornelia M. Spelman
    Evanston, IL
  • James & Gianna Goldman
    Princeton, NJ
  • Leonard Goldman & Lisa De Marco
    Potomac, MD
  • Harvey & Roberta Golub
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Todd & Martha Golub
    Newton, MA
  • John & Sheridan Greeniaus
    Morristown, NJ
  • Louise A. Holland
    Winnetka, IL
  • Julie & David Jacobson
    Chicago, IL
  • Lucius Kahng
    Washington, DC
  • Mark & Donna Paz Kaufmann
    Fernandina Beach, FL
  • John Koskinen
    Washington, DC
  • Susan & Doug Lyons
  • Paul McDonnell
    Miami Beach, FL
  • Susan Morris
    Charlotte Hall, MD
  • The Neal Family
    Bethesda, MD
  • Jossy & Ken Nebenzahl
    Glencoe, IL
  • Sally & Luis Nieto
    River Forest, IL
  • Paul O’Day
    Annandale, VA
  • Cristina & Ken Ohr
    Chicago, IL
  • Mr. & Mrs. John S. Palmer
    Winnetka, IL
  • Dr. Robert & Jessie Palmer
    New York, NY
  • Jane Perkins
    North Palm Beach, FL
  • Mark & Laura Ratner
    Potomac, MD
  • Richard Robb
    Winnetka, IL
  • Dr. James Rocks
    Chicago, IL
  • Stephen C. Ross
    Glencoe, IL
  • Susan Rowe
  • Julia Rubin & Lloyd Green
    Mamaroneck, NY
  • The Rumsfeld Foundation
    Washington, DC
  • Cheryl & Stephen Rush
    Great Neck, NY
  • Jim Rutledge
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • John & Alice Sabl
    Chicago, IL
  • Suzanne Shapiro
    Bethesda, MD
  • Tom & Carolyn Staley
    Austin, TX
  • James H. Stone
    Winnetka, IL
  • Helen Sullivan
    McLean, VA
  • Richard Traut
    Burr Ridge, IL
  • April Tritschler
    Toledo, OH
  • John & Wendy Wall
    Bethesda, MD
  • Julie Weary
  • Dr. & Mrs. Samuel Wexler
    Richmond, IL
  • David & Evelyn White
    Harverford, PA
  • Sue Wilder
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • David and Eleanor Woods
    Washington, DC

CHAPTER ONE DONORS – $100 – $999

  • Samantha Abrams
    Madison, WI
  • Barbara Adelman
    Chicago, IL
  • Nicholas Aeppel
    New York, NY
  • Mary Ahern
    Chicago, IL
  • Randall Albers
    Oak Park, IL
  • The Nelson Algren Society of Miller Beach
    Gary, IN
  • Linda Allegretti-Ahern
    Naperville, IL
  • Hank & Betty Bâby
    Winnetka, IL
  • Beth Jolly Baker
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Bruce Baker
    Chicago, IL
  • Elise Barack
    Highland Park, IL
  • Kathleen Bartley
    Madison, NJ
  • Olivia Luk Bedi
    Chicago, IL
  • Jack Beem
    Chicago, IL
  • Anuradha Behari
    Chicago, IL
  • Bob Bein
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel
    Chicago, IL
  • Susann Bishop
    Ephrata, PA
  • Blauvelt-Demaarest Foundation
    Bedminster, NJ
  • Erik R. Blomstedt
    Joliet, IL
  • Galen Bodenhausen
  • Hindy Bogner-Orenstein
    Potomac, MD
  • Barry P. & Joy Bowen
    Winnetka, IL
  • Ann Brack-Johnson
    Elburn, IL
  • James Brannan
    Torrance, CA
  • Mr. & Mrs. Eric Brown, Jr.
    Kalamazoo, MI
  • George Brown
    Taos, NM
  • Pamela Buckles
    Potomac, MD
  • Steven Weisman & Elisabeth Bumiller
    Bethesda, MD
  • CBP
    Paris, France
  • Andrew Call
    Chicago, IL
  • Tammy Call
    McLean, VA
  • Paul Callaro
    Malvern, PA
  • Greg Cameron
    Chicago, IL
  • Courtney R. Campbell
    Glen Ellyn, IL
  • Dan Campion
    Iowa City, IA
  • Karin Carlson
  • Gary Casper
    Flossmoor, IL
  • Nancy Chadwick
    Glenview, IL
  • Suzanne Chernik
    Racine, WI
  • Mark Clark
    Knoxville, TN
  • Betsy & John Clarke
    Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Catherine Clarke
    Hinsdale, IL
  • Elizabeth Clarke
    Evanston, IL
  • William R. & Ruth Harwood Cline
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Lawrence Cohan
    Chicago, IL
  • Rachel Coffee in memory of David Bickel
    Chicago, IL
  • Dawn Coleman
    Knoxville, TN
  • Patrick Coleman
    Roseville, MN
  • Ann Collins
    Chicago, IL
  • Jean Collins
    Chicago, IL
  • Loring Conant
    Cambridge, MA
  • Melissa & Hayden Conant
    Wilmette, IL
  • Sarah Conant (in honor of Leigh Conant)
  • Joel Connaroe
    New York, NY
  • Julie Cooke
    Washington , DC
  • Thomas Cooke
    Washington, DC
  • Elizabeth Cooper
    Richmond, VA
  • Cort Family Charitable Fund
    Potomac, MD
  • S.M. Coult
    Chanhassen, MN
  • Marian K. Crabtree
    Chicago, IL
  • Tom Daly, Yeats Foundation
    O’Connell St, Sligo
  • Toni Dewey
    Evanston, IL
  • Jacqueline Donnelly
  • Robert Dormer
    Alexandria, VA
  • Christine Duffy
    Asheville, NC
  • K. Fabbri
    Libertyville, IL
  • Janice & John Fields
    Potomac, MD
  • Jeanette & Barry Filderman
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Dr. Ed Folsom
    Iowa City, IA
  • Adrian Foster
    Chicago, IL
  • Michelle Frazier
    Dunwoody, GA
  • Francine Friedman
    Chicago, IL
  • Mark A. Fuller, III & Cynthia G. Fuller
    Winnetka, IL
  • Alexis Gabay
  • Helen Gallagher
    Glenview, IL
  • Deborah Gelin
    Washington, DC
  • Margaret Ghielmetti
    Chicago, IL
  • Samuel & Mary (Power) Giacoletti
    Oceanside, CA
  • Ann Gibbons & Michael Gugerty
    Rockville, MD
  • Terry Gilman (in honor of Roberta Rubin)
    Manhattan Beach, CA
  • John P. & Christine C. Giraudo
    Washington, DC
  • Steven Goers
    Des Moines, IA
  • Stephen Gold
    McLean, VA
  • Mark Golden
    Chicago, IL
  • James Goodridge
    Chicago, IL
  • Susan & Sheldon Gottlieb
    Wilmette, IL
  • Mark & Shelley Stern Grach
    New Buffalo, MI
  • Dr. Robert Gundlach
    Evanston, IL
  • Susan Hanes
    Chicago, IL
  • Barbara & James Hantschel
    Racine, WI
  • Toni & Ken Harkness
    Glenview, IL
  • Lawrence Hazelrigg
    Tallahassee, FL
  • Lawrence Hedblom
    Chicago, IL
  • Jane Heron
    Chicago, IL
  • John and Gwen Hibbard
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Ed Hirschland
    Chicago, IL
  • James Holderman
    LaGrange, IL
  • Brenda Holt
    Bethesda, MD
  • Janet Hulstrand
    Silver Spring , MD
  • Susan Huskey
    Murfreesboro, TN
  • IBM International Foundation
    Armonk, NY
  • Gayle Inbinder
    Wilmette , IL
  • Sheri Irvin
    Waldport, OR
  • Carol Jones
    Chicago, IL
  • Sandra Jones
    Evanston, IL
  • Kaiulani Jerman
    Potomac, MD
  • Saul & Susan Kadin
    Chicago, IL
  • James & Mary Anne Diehl Kauffman
    Evanston, IL
  • Mary Keating
    Saint Charles, IL
  • Brian Kelly
    Rosses Point, Sligo
  • Ernie & Sally Kelly
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • James Kelly
  • Judith M. & Alexander D. Kerr, Jr.
    LaGrange, IL
  • The Kimbrel Family
    Lake Forest, IL
  • Bart & Paula King
    North Woodstock, NH
  • Heather M. Kirby
    New York, NY
  • W. Paul Krauss
    Lake Forest, IL
  • Ann Kuppe
    Harbert, MI
  • Philip Allen & Madeline E. Lacovara
    Sanibel, FL
  • Sandra LaPorte
    Indian Head Park, IL
  • Liz & Woody Littlefield
    New York, NY
  • The Ladies of Kensington
    La Grange Park, IL
  • Susanne & James Lenz
    Chicago, IL
  • Judith Levin
  • Robert Levin
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa
    Bronx, NY
  • Meredith Mack
    Chicago, IL
  • John Mackey
    Lakewood, OH
  • Lawrence Macy
    Chicago, IL
  • Sandra Maddock
    Bethesda, MD
  • David B. Magayna
    Stevensville, MD
  • Robert & Janet Manglitz
    Holland, MI
  • Judy Markey
    Highland Park, IL
  • Helen Marlborough
    Chicago, IL
  • Joshua Marwell & Chitra Bopardikar
    New York, NY
  • Jan L. Mathes
  • Mary Mavrogenes
    River Forest, IL
  • Marta A. McDowell
    Chatham, NJ
  • W. David McGarry
    New York, NY
  • Peter McIlroy
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Florence D. McMillan
    Chicago, IL
  • Brook McNulty
    Chicago, IL
  • Aaron Michalak
    Chicago, IL
  • Rachel Michaud
    Washington, DC
  • David J. and Karen S. Miller
    Saint Charles, IL
  • Patricia Ann Miller & Joan F. Thompson
    Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Robin Miller
    New York, NY
  • Mary & Eric Mollman
    Winnetka, IL
  • Colleen Murphy
    Chicago, IL
  • Sheila Murphy
    Chicago, IL
  • Roberto Mustacchi & P. Loreen Mershimer
    Wilmette, IL
  • Charles & Nancy Nadler
    Chicago, IL
  • Margaret Nagel
    Chicago, Il
  • Takashi Nakatani
    Tokyo, Japan
  • Deanna F Neal
    Palm Desert, CA
  • Isobel Neal
    Chicago, IL
  • Frank Neuschaefer
    Chicago, IL
  • Eleanor Nicholson
    Chicago, IL
  • James Noone
    Fairfax, VA

 

  • Eileen, Anne, Deirdre, & Mary O’Malley (in memory of Mary Prendergast Conley)
    Wheaton, IL
  • Paula Orth (in memory of Edith Orth)
    Shorewood, WI
  • David Oshinsky
    Solebury, PA
  • Anita Parish
    Bonita Springs, FL
  • George & Margaret Parker
    Holland, MI
  • Joseph L. Parker (in honor of Robert and Gena Franden)
    Tulsa, OK
  • Tom & Libby Pasztor
    Grayslake, IL
  • Jill & Keith Pattiz
    Scarsdale, NY
  • Elizabeth Paulson
    Washington, DC
  • Audrey Peeples
    Chicago, IL
  • Joseph Petrillo
    Washington, DC
  • Kyle Pitsor
    Washington, DC
  • Lee Pollock & Jill Gosden
    Chicago, IL
  • Maggie Power
    Salinas, CA
  • Craig Primis
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Monica & Jim Pruyn
    River Forest, IL
  • Debra Rade (in honor of Malcolm O’Hagan)
    Highland Park, IL
  • Daniel Rahill
    Chicago, IL
  • Nancy and Benjamin Randall
    Winnetka, IL
  • Carrie Reed
    Oak Park, IL
  • Laura Riley
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Eric Robb
    Winnetka, IL
  • Michael P. Rose
    Chicago, IL
  • Jan & Sheila Rosenberg
    Potomac, MD
  • Jennie & Phil Rosenthal
    Chicago, IL
  • Abbie & Sandra Roth
    Chicago, IL
  • Jeanine & Gregory Rush
    Brookville, NY
  • Larry Rush
  • Susan M. Rutsen
    Gary, IN
  • Catherine Ryan
    Chicago, IL
  • Sarah Ryan
    Winnetka, IL
  • Richard & Ann Ryba
    Palatine, IL
  • Carolyn Saper
    Chicago, IL
  • Alice Schreyer
  • David Schwartz
    Chicago, IL
  • Michael Selleck
    New York, NY
  • Robert & Mary Shue
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Larry Shulman
    Chicago, IL
  • Leora Siegel
    Evanston, IL
  • Susan Silveira
    Fresno, CA
  • Brian Simmons
    Chicago, IL
  • Matthew Slater & Faith Roessel
    Bethesda, MD
  • Michelle Smith
    Chevy Chase, MD
  • Vincent Snavely
    Chicago, IL
  • Werner Sollors
    Cambridge, MA
  • Ann Stanford
    Chicago, IL
  • Kathleen Stebbins
    Winnetka, IL
  • Victoria Steele & Robert Whitmore
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert Stepto
    Woodbridge, CT
  • Tom Stevens & Suzanne Dixon
    Holland, MI
  • Nancy Stevenson
    Chicago, IL
  • Terry Stewart
    Cleveland, OH
  • Judy Sutherland
  • Kate Sullivan, WordSmitten Media, Inc
    St. Petersburg, FL
  • Frances Taliaferro
    New York, NY
  • Sara Tekula & Joseph Imhoff
    Makawao, HI
  • Jim & Connie Thompson
    Williamsburg, VA
  • Keeler & Diana Thompson
    Yorba Linda, CA
  • Noreen Tomassi
    New York, NY
  • Phillip Tonucci
    Washington, DC
  • Phil Trenholme
    Los Gatos, CA
  • Nickey Tucker
    Chicago, IL
  • Scott & Turow
    Evanston, IL
  • Erika & Jeffrey VanDam
    Chicago, IL
  • Susan Van Metre
  • Tracy van Straaten
  • Monica Voldstad
    New York, NY
  • Philip & Julia Wade
    Hinsdale, IL
  • Diana Wagman
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Claire Wagner
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • K. Michele Walters
  • Alexandra Ward
    Evanston, IL
  • Lynne Watling
    San Jose, CA
  • Stanley & Betty Weinberger
    Evanston, IL
  • Willam C. & Stephanie L. Whitbeck
    Lansing, MI
  • Julia Whitehead
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Laurelyn Whitt
    Manitoba, Canada
  • Gregg Wilhelm
    Baltimore, MD
  • Katherine Willhoite & Rodd Zolkos
    Chicago, IL
  • Barbara F. Wolf & Andrew M. Schatz
    Westbrook, CT
  • Sallie Wolf
    Oak Park, IL
  • Mark Wukas
    Chicago, IL
  • YGS
    York, PA
  • Barbara Young
    Independence, MO
  • Roberta Zabel
    Chicago, IL
  • Jim Zelenski
    Lakewood, CO
  • Phillip Zeni
    Chicago, IL