Submit Your Hamilton Education Program Online Videos for Spring 2021!

Students work with a teacher on the EduHam curriculum.The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to announce that the national competition and lottery are now open for spring 2021 submissions for the Hamilton Education Program Online.

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Honoring Juneteenth with Documents from the Gilder Lehrman Collection

Juneteenth (June 19) commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.
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Free Online History School Summer Courses Open for Registration

The Gilder Lehrman Online History School provides engaging live interactive lessons by Master Teachers. We are pleased to offer new courses for the summer months for elementary school, middle school and high school students!
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A Message from Gilder Lehrman Institute President James Basker

Dear Friends of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, I write to our entire Gilder Lehrman Institute community with concern as, in the midst of a global pandemic, a new crisis with terrible historical echoes has arisen. The killing of George Floyd reverberates across our country, evoking memories of lynching and the painful history of slavery and Jim Crow. For many, though, it has been seen with too little historical understanding or context.
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10 Reasons to Submit after Being Nominated for National History Teacher of the Year (from State and National Winners)

Nominations have been made for the 2020 National History Teacher of the Year Award. For all those nominated, we encourage you to submit your materials this year. Take it from these past State and National winners: It is worth it.
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We Remember Richard Gilder

James Basker Remembers Richard Gilder
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Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks: Live Discussions with Eminent Historians on Sunday Afternoons

Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks is a new program that features the most exciting history scholars in America discussing their books with host William Roka live, followed by a Q&A with home audiences. Programs will take place on Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. ET. Register for the Sunday, May 24 Book Breaks with John Barry here and find the books below here.  
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Recent Press Mentions

Daina Ramey Berry's "Lives of the Enslaved" Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA Course Featured in NBC News Article

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Daina Ramey Berry at the 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize AwardsIn a Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate article exploring “How to Transform Black History Education in Schools,” Daina Ramey Berry’s “Lives of the Enslaved,” a Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA in American History course, was featured prominently.

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The New York Times Remembers Richard Gilder

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Richard Gilder at the Frederick Douglass Book Prize Ceremony in 2011Sam 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.”

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EduHam at Home Announced in a Washington Post Feature Article

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Student performers at an EduHam performance in San Francisco on March 4, 2020The 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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