About the Old Primero Historical Foundation


The mission of the Old Primero Historical Foundation (OPHF) is to support historical scholarship and film in the area of military history, American culture and history, and global crisis where the United States and its people played a role. The OPHF supports documentary film production, scholarly writing projects, and cooperates with other institutions to develop conferences and other scholarly opportunities for scholars engaged in military history and related subjects of interest to the OPHF.

OPHF funding comes from individual donors, business, and institutions who support the Foundation's mission. The OPHF is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible under IRS guidelines. The OPHF is an operating foundation and does not give grants to other foundations or institutions.

  • IRS Determination Letter for 501 (c)3

    A list of recent and current projects supported by the OPHF are:

  • Support for research and interviews for the documentary film, Patton and Pancho: A Clash of Cultures
  • Organizational support for the Patton and Pancho Conference in Tucson, Arizona, March 9-11, 2016
  • Fortress for Freedom: The 388th Bomb Group and the Air War in Wartime Suffolk, 1943-1945
  • Empire Marine: Littleton W.T. Waller and the Growth of American Imperialism, 1856-1926