Lincoln Prize Ceremony Celebrates 2020 and 2021 Winners on April 19
Please join us on April 19 for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize ceremony. One of the most prestigious awards for the study of Abraham Lincoln, the American Civil War soldier, or the American Civil War era, this $50,000 prize is sponsored jointly by the Gilder Lehrman Institute and Gettysburg College.
Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 3: George Washington and Slavery
The Gilder Lehrman Institute initiative “Black Lives in the Founding Era” restores to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers.
Book Breaks in April Explores the Long Fight for Civil Rights, Globalization, and Washington's Farewell
Since the summer of 2020, Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks has featured the most exciting history scholars in America discussing their books live with host William Roka followed by a Q&A with home audiences.
This April, a diverse set of books makes for probing discussions on the history of traveling as a Black person, the first civil rights movement of the early 1800s, globalization, and George Washington's Farewell Address.
2021 State History Teachers of the Year in the News
The NEA Town Courier reports on Arkansas History Teacher of the Year Kristy Brasfield of Blytheville High School New Tech.
The New Haven Register features Connecticut History Teacher of the Year Nataliya Braginsky of the Metropolitan Business Academy.
The 2021 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Presented on C-SPAN
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.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute, St. John Fisher College, Rochester Historical Society Partnership Funds Scholarship
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.