New Exhibitions Featuring Gilder Lehrman Materials on Civil and Voting Rights for African Americans

New-York Historical Society and Morgan Library Exhibitions Display Gilder Lehrman Collection Documents 

Opening on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 

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Introducing Laura LaChappelle, the 2018 Georgia History Teacher of the Year

Laura LaChappelle Georgia History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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Susan B. Anthony Fights for Voting Rights for Women in 1882

From the Gilder Lehrman Collection: A Call to Arms from Susan B. Anthony  Building on the women’s suffrage materials in the Collection, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has recently acquired an impassioned letter from the foremost advocate for women’s right to vote. 
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Introducing Emily McCormick, the 2018 Department of Defense Schools History Teacher of the Year

Emily McCormick DoDEA History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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Delving into HISTORY NOW Past and Present with Managing Editor Nicole Seary

The Publications Department: Nicole Seary Nicole Seary is Senior Editor at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the managing editor of History Now, the Institute’s online journal. Published three times a year, History Now offers the latest in historical scholarship to K−12 teachers, students, and general readers. Each issue is organized around a major theme in American history and features essays by leading experts in the field.
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Introducing Michelle Mar, the 2018 Florida History Teacher of the Year

Michelle Mar Florida History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year.
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute Hosts David Blight Book Talk at Pace University

On Friday, October 19, the Gilder Lehrman Institute and Pace University hosted a book talk and signing with Professor David Blight, award-winning historian and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University.Professor Blight discussed his new book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, the definitive, dramatic biography of one of the most influential men of the nineteenth century.In his talk Professor Blight explored how Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery in Baltimore, was mentored by William Lloyd Garrison, and ul
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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