Announcing the Winners of the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement

Ham4Progress is an extension of the Hamilton Education Program.The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has been proud to partner with Hamilton on the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement.

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Transcription Project for the Alaska Gold Rush: A Live How-To Session on August 19

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Digital Volunteer Transcription Project creates typed transcripts from documents in the Gilder Lehrman Collection that make primary sources more accessible for students, teachers, and researchers.
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Study American Immigration History with Madeline Hsu, Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Fall 2021 courses is now open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester.
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Announcing the 2021-2022 How Did We Get Here? Series—Professional Development on Topical Issues

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to launch the 2021-2022 How Did We Get Here? professional development series, which provides teachers with ready-made, classroom-friendly resources on topics in American
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Study Capitalism in American History with David Sicilia, Associate Professor of History at University of Maryland

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Fall 2021 courses is now open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester.
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Announcing the 2021 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Finalists

Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today announced the finalists for the twenty-third annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience.
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Announcing the 2021 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Finalists

Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today announced the finalists for the twenty-third annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience.
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Recent Press Mentions

2021 State History Teachers of the Year in the News

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KOLN/KGIN-TV 10/11 News broadcasts a story about the surprise ceremony for Nebraska History Teacher of the year Nathan Bassett of Lincoln Lutheran Middle and High School.
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The 2021 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Presented on C-SPAN

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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. 
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute, St. John Fisher College, Rochester Historical Society Partnership Funds Scholarship

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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.
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