Take a Deeper Dive into the World of HAMILTON with Gilder Lehrman

Photo of the original Broadway cast of Hamilton, 2016 by Joan MarcusOn July 3 the 2016 original Broadway cast production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton will be released to Disney Plus subscribers.

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Sing Along with the Lincoln Campaign Songster and Other Election Songbooks

Fifty-seven items from the Gilder Lehrman Collection will be on loan at the Gettysburg National Military Park for an exhibition about American democracy. Among these items are three presidential candidate songbooks from 1856 to 1880 that shed unique light on the concerns, obsessions, and political maneuverings in the lead-up to nineteenth-century elections. Fremont Songs for the People
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Washington and Lee University Professor Lucas Morel’s “Race and Rights in America” Available as a Self-Paced Course

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is now offering three new Self-Paced Courses with distinguished professors Carol Berkin, Lucas Morel, and Michael Neiberg, perfect for summer professional development and general interest. Each course, composed of twelve lectures, was originally presented as part of the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program and is now available at the History Shop.
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Celebrate 25 Years with GLI and Send Us Your #MyGLI25 Story

Send Us Your #MyGLI25 Story! Are you a teacher, student, administrator, scholar, or history buff who has benefited from or been involved in the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History? Be it through gaining new knowledge or finding new opportunities for professional development or personal growth, how has GLI been a part of your life? We would love to hear your story!  In honor of the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s 25th Anniversary, we are gathering as many GLI tales as we can and then sharing them on gilderlehrman.org.
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CUNY Professor Carol Berkin’s “Women in the American Revolution” Available as a Self-Paced Course

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is now offering three new Self-Paced Courses with distinguished professors Carol Berkin, Lucas Morel, and Michael Neiberg, perfect for summer professional development and general interest. Each course, composed of twelve lectures, was originally presented as part of the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program. WOMEN IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION with Professor Carol Berkin
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Meet the 2019 Gilder Lehrman History Scholars

Since 2012, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has recognized up to fifteen outstanding college students for excellence in American history or American studies as well as commitment to public service, leadership, and community involvement as Gilder Lehrman His
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Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

So many things could have gone wrong with the invasion of Normandy, but D-Day proved to be the beginning of the end of the war in Europe, as Germany faced a full-scale assault on two fronts with the full determination of General Dwight D. Eisenhower and the American, British, and Canadian military.
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Recent Press Mentions

The New York Times Remembers Richard Gilder

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Sam Roberts wrote a comprehensive obituary for Richard Gilder on May 14, 2020, calling him “a billionaire investor and benefactor who was instrumental in revitalizing two neglected exemplars of American democracy — the study of American history and Central Park.”

In sumarizing some of the work done by the Gilder Lehrman Institute, Roberts wrote, of Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman

They amassed a collection that would eventually consist of 70,000 original documents, letters, pamphlets, diaries and other primary sources that illuminate American history.

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EduHam at Home Announced in a Washington Post Feature Article

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The Washington Post announced the EduHam at Home program on April 21, 2020, with a feature article by theater critic Peter Marks. Along with exploring the development of EduHam itself, the article highlights Gilder Lehrman Institute president James Basker’s explanation of how and why EduHam at Home works:

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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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