Inside the Vault

Join us on June 2, 2022, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT) when our curators discuss D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, with Professor Michael Neiberg of the US Army War College. Professor Neiberg will give an overview of the battle and discuss letters illustrating how Americans learned of and reacted to the invasion.

Submit your questions for Professor Neiberg here.

This event is for teachers, students and their families—and everyone with an interest in history!

Everyone who registers will be sent a Zoom meeting link and instructions in the confirmation email.

PD certificates will be sent to all who attend the entirety of the program.


Inside the Vault: Highlights from the Gilder Lehrman Collection is an online program that highlights unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection. From iconic historical treasures, such as the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Emancipation Proclamation, to personal letters that reveal the contributions of ordinary American citizens, each session will investigate primary sources and discuss their background, impact, and potential use in the classroom.

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