Inside the Vault in July: The Declaration of Independence and the Fighting 54th
This July on Inside the Vault, the online program that highlights unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, we will feature pivotal moments in American progress, from the Declaration of Independence to the brave charge of the African American soldiers of the Massachusetts 54th Volunteer Infantry on Battery Wagner during the Civil War.
Registration Re-Opens for Select Teacher Seminars through July 9
Due to popular demand, registration has been re-opened for select 2021 Teacher Seminars taking place July 12 through August 12.
The deadline to register is Friday, July 9 at 5 p.m. ET.
Courses re-opened include
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is proud to partner with Hamilton on the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement.
The award supports college-bound high school students from communities that directly experience the consequences of injustice and discrimination.
GLI Celebrates LGBTQ History with New Collection Acquisitions
In celebration of Pride Month, the Gilder Lehrman Institute is proud to highlight recent acquisitions to the Gilder Lehrman Collection, including a poster from the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian & Gay Rights and issues of the publication
Since the summer of 2020, Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks has featured the most exciting history scholars in America discussing their books live with host William Roka followed by a Q&A with home audiences.
2021 State History Teachers of the Year in the News
The NEA Town Courier reports on Arkansas History Teacher of the Year Kristy Brasfield of Blytheville High School New Tech.
The New Haven Register features Connecticut History Teacher of the Year Nataliya Braginsky of the Metropolitan Business Academy.
The 2021 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Presented on C-SPAN
On April 19, 2021 the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize ceremony was held as a virtual event to honor and celebrate both the 2020 and 2021 winners of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize: Elizabeth Varon, 2020 prizewinner for her book Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War, and David S. Reynolds, 2021 prizewinner for his book Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute, St. John Fisher College, Rochester Historical Society Partnership Funds Scholarship
A new partnership between St. John Fisher College, the Rochester Historical Society, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History will create a scholarship for students interested in pursuing studies in history.