Introducing Jeremy Risty, the 2018 South Dakota History Teacher of the Year

Jeremy Risty

South Dakota History Teacher of the Year

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In Their Own Words: Brooklyn East Collegiate Students Explore the Civil Rights Era at the Collection

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Introducing Rhonda Koppelmann, the 2018 Missouri History Teacher of the Year

Rhonda Koppelmann  Missouri History Teacher of the Year 
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Introducing Cathy Lee, the 2018 Mississippi History Teacher of the Year

Cathy Lee  Mississippi History Teacher of the Year 
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Introducing Heather Loeschke, the 2018 Minnesota History Teacher of the Year

Heather Loeschke Minnesota History Teacher of the Year
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Special Printing of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Offered to Title I-eligible Schools

Thanks to the generosity of a group of African American business and civic leaders, the Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to present a special offer only for Title I-eligible schools: a Gilder Lehrman Institute-exclusive printing of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight.
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David Blight Awarded the 2019 Lincoln Prize for "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom"

Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History have announced that David Blight, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Simon & Schuster), is the recipient of the 2019 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize. A noted Civil War historian, Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and directs the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale.
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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