In Memory of Sean Enos-Robertson

Sean Enos-Robertson, a devoted teacher at Harlem Acadmey in New York City with close connections to the Gilder Lehrman Institute, passed away on November 29, 2018. Sean had been a Gilder Lehrman Master Teacher Fellow since 2014, following his participation in the “9/11 and American Memory” seminar with David Blight in 2013, the third seminar he attended as a participant.

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Mary Katherine Goddard Writes to George Washington to Get Her Job Back

She has been discharged from her Office, without any imputation of the least fault, and without any previous official notice. The addition to the Gilder Lehrman Collection of letters surrounding the firing of Mary Katherine Goddard illuminate and contextualize a document that has been in the collection for decades. In particular, they highlight the history of women's rights during the founding era.
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Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA Spotlight: “The American Civil War”

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University offer a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 educators. Applications are now open. Click here to apply.
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Gilder Lehrman’s Summer Interns Report In

An internship at the Gilder Lehrman Institute is a meaningful way for any student—studying history or any of a variety of other subjects—to spend the summer. The Institute offers paid internships in all departments and a wide range of experiences, including archival research, non-profit development, education, and finance. Throughout the eight-week program, interns are integrated with a friendly and supportive staff and engaged in dynamic, hands-on work.
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Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA Spotlight: “Women in the American Revolution”

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University offer a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 educators. Applications are now open.
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Applications Now Open for the Pace-Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce a new program offering a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers everywhere. The online program offers the unique opportunity for educators to work with two dynamic and eminent institutions dedicated to lifelong learning and career preparedness.
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Top 10 Finalists for the History Teacher of the Year Award

Congratulations to the ten finalists for the 2018 National History Teacher of the Year Award! State winners from elementary, middle, and high school applications in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been narrowed down to the final round before selection of the 2018 National History Teacher of the Year. Throughout this fall and winter, all state winners will be featured here in Noteworthy.
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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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