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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Announcing the 2020 Lincoln Prize Finalists

Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History have announced the finalists for the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize.
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Re-envision Women's History with Professors Carol Berkin and Catherine Clinton

Professors Carol Berkin and Catherine Clinton have revolutionized the field
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50 States, 1 Nation Elementary School Essay Contest Launched

A New Writing Contest for Elementary School Students
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Wall Street Journal Profile of National History Teacher of the Year and Other Press Coverage

The Gilder Lehrman Institute received generous press attention during the last month of 2019. Here are some highlights:
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Spotlight on the 6-Day Teacher Seminars in 2020

Registration for the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars is now open!
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Amy Murrell Taylor Wins 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize and Gives Interview on NPR

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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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