We Remember Richard Gilder

James Basker Remembers Richard Gilder

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Study the American Revolution in Online Summer MA Course with Professor Denver Brunsman of George Washington University

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Summer 2020 courses is open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program. We highlight here one of the six courses offered in the coming semester. The American Revolution
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Study Black Women's History in Online MA Summer Course with Professor Kellie Carter Jackson of Wellesley College

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Summer 2020 courses is open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program. We highlight here one of the six courses offered in the coming semester. Black Women’s History
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New, Free Family Website Subscription Provides Resources and Guidance for Remote Learning

In these months of remote learning, parents and family members, who are taking on the role of teacher while classroom teachers strive to construct meaningful remote lessons, need resources, advice, and guidance for their kids. We at the Gilder Lehrman Institute understand how challenging this can be. To help families and teachers through this difficult time, we are making available the best of what our organization has to offer in an as easily accessible a way as possible.
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Kathrine Mott Named Chief Operating Officer of the Gilder Lehrman Institute

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is delighted to announce that Kathrine Mott will be joining us as our new chief operating officer, starting Monday, March 9. Gilder Lehrman president Jim Basker said, “We are thrilled to have Kathrine join us. She brings all the skills and experience we need to develop our programs and pursue our mission with even greater success.”
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The 21st Frederick Douglass Book Prize Ceremony

The 21st Frederick Douglass Book Prize was awarded on February 13, 2020, at the Schimmel Center of Pace University to Amy Murrell Taylor, professor of history at the University of Kentucky, for her book Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps. The ceremony was preceded by a question-and-answer session with Professor Taylor and students from fifteen Gilder Lehrman Affiliate Schools, all of whom received free copies of Professor Taylor’s book.
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Ohio History Teacher of the Year Interviewed about WWII Fallen Soldiers Project

Joseph Boyle, the 2019 Ohio Teacher of the Year, has, since 2014 led a powerful teaching unit with his students at Morrison R. Waite High School in Toledo. Using only primary source documents, Boyle’s students reconstruct the lives of fallen World War II soldiers from their community and present eulogies for them at a public event. His students, the state of Ohio, and now the country at large have been inspired by his work.  Mr. Boyle kindly answered our questions about this program in February 2020.
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Recent Press Mentions

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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