Introducing Heather Loeschke, the 2018 Minnesota History Teacher of the Year

Heather Loeschke

Minnesota History Teacher of the Year

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Announcing the 2019 Lincoln Prize Finalists

Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History have announced the finalists for the 2019 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, awarded annually to a work that enhances the general public’s understanding of the Civil War era.
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Introducing Brinda Tahiliani, the 2018 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year

Brinda Tahiliani Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year
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“Freedom Vote” v. Voter Suppression in Mississippi, 1963

From the Gilder Lehrman Collection: Voting and Obstructions to It in 1963 The Gilder Lehrman Institute recently acquired a collection of civil rights documents, including the two discussed here.
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Introducing Molly Smith, the 2018 Maryland History Teacher of the Year

Molly SmithMaryland History Teacher of the YearSince 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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Hamilton Education Program Video Released by the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts has released a video about the Hamilton Education Program at work in Hartford, Connecticut. Filmed in the days leading up to and including the December 13, 2018, performance, the video follows the process of students engaging with Hamilton Education Program materials to research primary sources and create original pieces, from which the morning program of student work is drawn.
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Introducing Kathryn Kennedy, the 2018 Maine History Teacher of the Year

Kathryn KennedyMaine History Teacher of the YearSince 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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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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