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Frederick Douglass
July 26, 2022
New Haven, Conn.— Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today has announced the finalists for the twenty-fourth annual...
July 22, 2022
CT Humanities Awards $317,071 to 15 Cultural Organizations for Project and Capacity Building Grants MIDDLETOWN, CT – At their recent meeting, the board of directors of CT...
June 19, 2022
Juneteenth, now a national holiday, celebrates June 19, 1865, the day that federal troops, newly arrived to Galveston, Texas, issued General Order Number 3, which announced...
Detail of the 29th Colored Regiment Monument at Grape Vine Point (Criscuolo Park) / Photo by Dan Mims
June 17, 2022
On January 29, 1864, a “large, well-formed and dignified man” stepped onto a “sort of rude balcony” at Grape Vine Point, where the Mill River meets the Quinnipiac. More than...
February 24, 2022
One of the most coveted awards for the study of slavery and abolition, this $25,000 prize is sponsored jointly by the Gilder Lehrman Institute and the Gilder Lehrman Center...
January 24, 2022
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University,...
photo by Bobby Burns, Reflector Staff Writer
January 21, 2022
Karin Zipf (Professor of History, East Carolina University) was a GLC Visiting Professor in Fall 2018. Listen to a podcast interview about her work: https://...