Learn about the Institute's Work with a Civil Rights Leader and NYC Students

In September 2018, the Gilder Lehrman Institute discovered that the creator of a document at the center of the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama, is now living in New York. We brought the Reverend C. Herbert Oliver to the Gilder Lehrman Collection to talk about his experiences in Birmingham in the 1960s. Over the course of the next year, we continued to find ways to highlight the Reverend Oliver’s visit on our blog.

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2019 Teacher Seminars Conclude for the Summer

The 2019 Teacher Seminars have come to a close. Held at colleges and historic sites across the US and abroad, Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars of 2019 offered teachers daily programs with leading historians, visits to local historic sites, and hands-on work with primary sources. From June 16 through August 3 
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Summer 2019 Teacher Seminars, Weeks and 4 and 5

Held at colleges and historic sites across the US and abroad, Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars offer teachers daily programs with leading historians, visits to local historic sites, and hands-on work with primary sources. Teachers participated in the following seminars July 7–20. July 7–13
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Morgan DeMartis and Cassidy Hooker Move into New Roles at the Gilder Lehrman Insitute

Looking to the Future from the Front Lines of GLI:  What’s on the Horizon for Cassidy Hooker and Morgan DeMartis Upon entering the Gilder Lehrman office, visitors are welcomed by Cassidy Hooker and Morgan DeMartis. They have made the most of the opportunities the Gilder Lehrman Institute has to offer, and are excited to share that they will both be moving into new positions at the Institute. Marketing and Communications intern Olivia Luntz spoke with Morgan and Cassidy in July 2019.
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Digital Version of Celebrated Hamilton Education Program to Be Offered Free to Schools Nationwide

The Hamilton Education Program Online (#EduHamOnline) will launch a pilot program this fall with 76 participating schools from across the country. Middle school students will have access to the education program for the first time. They will join high school students who will engage in a custom-designed education program that integrates the study of American history with the performing arts.
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#mygli25 Posts Keep Coming

You don't have to be a teacher to make a #mygli25 video, but it can't hurt. Simply record and post up to a 30-second video on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram using the hashtag #MyGLI25 and we’ll do the rest.  Enjoy the latest posts from educators around the country celebrating 25 years with the Gilder Lehrman Institute!
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Summer 2019 Teacher Seminars Follow American History around Country and Beyond

June 16–22 Thirty-four K–12 teachers attended New Orleans and the History of the American South at the Historic New Orleans Collection led by Pamela Tyler, Associate Professor of History (retired), University of Southern Mississippi, with Master Teacher Ron Nash. In addition to participating in Professor Tyler’s lectures and discussions, the group visited the New Orleans Jazz Museum.    
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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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