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First Fridays at the Gilder Lehrman Collection

Join us on March 3, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to explore documents relating to Women's History Month and two famous examples of Revolutionary War propaganda. Learn the fascinating stories behind the documents and enjoy a glass of wine while you chat with our curators and other educators.

Paul Revere, “The Bloody Massacre in King-Street, March 5, 1770.” Boston, 1770.

Our featured document this month is Paul Revere’s Boston Massacre print.

Other highlights will include

  • A British propaganda print, “The Bostonians Paying the Excise-man or Tarring and Feathering”
  • A letter from Lucy Knox to her sister about how the Revolutionary War is tearing families apart
  • A corn cob slave doll
  • A letter from Eleanor Roosevelt setting out the four basic rights of every citizen

Please join us for this unique opportunity to experience American history up close.

This is a free program.

For more information, please contact Beth Huffer at 646-366-9666 ext. 38 or [email protected].

Space is limited to 40 people.

The event is currently at capacity.

You can watch the livestream of the event on March 3 at  www.livestream.com/gilderlehrman/FirstFridays.

If you would like to be added to the wait list, please e-mail [email protected]