Inside the Vault on Thursday, July 7: Common Sense

Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1793. (Gilder Lehrman Institute, GLC08643)Inside the Vault: Highlights from the Gilder Lehrman Collection is an online program that explores unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.

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2022 Teacher Seminars Now with Multiple Course Registration Options

2022 is the 28th year that the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is offering teachers the opportunity to study in seminars with eminent American history professors and dive deep into primary sources with master teachers through
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"Witnessing History: The Pardon of Homer Plessy" on March 16 with Annette Gordon-Reed and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards

Join the Gilder Lehrman Institute and the Office of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards for a special panel discussion highlighting the pardon of Mr. Homer A. Plessy (the first posthumous pardon in Louisiana state history) and the history of the Plessy v. Ferguson case.
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Announcing the Spring 2022 Issue of HISTORY NOW: The Honored Dead: African American Cemeteries, Graveyards, and Burial Grounds

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to announce the publication of the Spring 2022 issue of History Now, The Honored Dead: African American Cemeteries, Graveyards, and Burial Grounds.
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Register Now for the Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium at Gettysburg College This Summer

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to announce our return to large-scale, in-person programming with our upcoming special event, the Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium at Gettysburg College.
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Inside the Vault on Thursday, March 3: Postmaster Mary Katherine Goddard Appeals to Washington

Inside the Vault: Highlights from the Gilder Lehrman Collection is an online program that explores unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.
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Register for Veterans Legacy Project on March 12 at Loudon Park National Cemetery in Baltimore

In partnership with the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program, we are pleased to offer free in-person professional development sessions in the spring of 2022. These sessions will focus on different aspects of the America’s Unseen Soldiers and how to effectively bring that content back to the classroom. Each will be held in a historic cemetery in the United States.
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Recent Press Mentions

HAMILTON's Celebrated Education Program Returns in LA - Variety and Broadway World

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"The best way to teach history to our young people is to capture their imaginations," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "That's why I'm excited to welcome Gilder Lehrman and the HAMILTON Education Program to Los Angeles. The EduHam program will give our students an opportunity to see the story of America's founding come alive right in front of their eyes - through the lenses of music, art, and creativity."
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Featured in FORBES Article on History Education

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In her February 2, 2022 Forbes article "Want Kids To Learn History? Ask These 4 Questions," Natalie Wexler cited the Gilder Lehrman Institute as "offer[ing] a dizzying array of programs based on the 75,000 items in its collection, all searchable online... It sponsors summer institutes with lectures by illustrious historians. But it also tries to reach students more directly. The institute counts some 30,000 schools as “affiliates,” and its document-focused lesson plans—some aimed at the elementary grades—are freely available online."
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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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