Announcing the Winners of the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement

Ham4Progress is an extension of the Hamilton Education Program.The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has been proud to partner with Hamilton on the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement.

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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 9: Annette Gordon-Reed on the Hemingses of Monticello

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to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers. Highlighted in this weekly news post are programs, resources, and other matter related to Black Lives in Founding Era.
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Register for "Foundations of American Government: The Electoral College" Workshop

“How Did We Get Here?” is a vibrant new workshop series designed to provide teachers with ready-made, classroom-friendly resources on difficult topics in American history. The online programs feature lectures by eminent scholars of American history and expert advice for teaching these topics in the classroom from some of the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s master teachers.
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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 8: The Transcription Project

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to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers. Highlighted in this weekly news post are programs, resources, and other matter related to Black Lives in Founding Era.
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Council on Foreign Relations Cold War Workshops May 8 and 15

In partnership with World101 from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to invite you to an online professional development workshop for middle and high school teachers. This month's workshops feature a 90-minute lecture followed by a 15-minute Q&A and a 1-hour pedagogy session led by GLI Master Teacher Nate McAlister.
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Inside the Vault in May Features Diaries and Letters from World Wars I and II

This May on Inside the Vault, the online program that highlights unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, we showcase letters and diaries of World Wars I and II. 
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Annette-Gordon Reed and Ed Ayers in Conversation May 3

Please join us on May 3 for a live conversation between Professor Annette Gordon-Reed and Professor Ed Ayers as they discuss her new book On Juneteenth.
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Recent Press Mentions

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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The 2021 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Presented on C-SPAN

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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. 
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute, St. John Fisher College, Rochester Historical Society Partnership Funds Scholarship

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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.
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