Celebrate Black History Month with Inside the Vault

Illustration from "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral" by Phillis Wheatley, 1773 (Gilder Lehrman Institute, GLC06154)This February Inside the Vault, the online program that highlights unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman

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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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Study The Kennedy Era with Barbara Perry, Gerald L. Baliles Professor and Director of Presidential Studies, University of Virginia

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 Kennedy Era
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Meet the Gilder Lehrman Pop-Up History School Teachers

In these challenging times, we know that everyone is trying their best to keep students engaged in learning.
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Conan O'Brien and Media across the Country Celebrate EduHam at Home

The country has its eyes on EduHam at Home thanks to articles and other features on the program and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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Register for EduHam at Home

The Gilder Lehrman Institute has now added EduHam at Home to its Hamilton Education Program offerings in response to the COVID-19 outbreak that forced school closures throughout the country.
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Using Gilder Lehrman Lesson Plans for Younger Learners and Their Siblings: Colonial and Revolutionary America

Finding educational history activities to do with children in elementary school is particularly challenging in this time of remote learning. Many schools are unable to provide a history curriculum, particularly for younger grades, as they focus on reading, writing, math, and science instead.
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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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