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At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Bowers, Attorney General of Georgia v. Hardwick et al.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09868 Author/Creator: Place Written: Type: Printed document signed Date: Pagination:


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