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Inside the Vault: Pearl Harbor
The Gilder Lehrman Collection contains materials relating to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, including photographs, news announcements, speeches, and personal reflections. Join us on December 3 as we discuss some of these primary sources and how they can be used to encourage students to discover history for themselves. Why was this item created? Are primary sources biased? What can we learn from a close examination of these documents?

View our online exhibition, “The Attack on Pearl Harbor: A Map-based Exhibition”: https://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-resources/online-exhibitions/attack-pearl-harbor-map-based-exhibition

Join our curators, Kendyl Yokoyama from “Hamilton” and Joe Welch, 2018 National History Teacher of the Year, on Thursday, December 3 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT) to learn the fascinating story behind these rare materials.

This event is for teachers, students and their families — and everyone with an interest in history!

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For more information, please contact us at firstfriday@gilderlehrman.org.

Visit us at www.gilderlehrman.org.

Dec 3, 2020 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Joe Welch
American history educator from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Joe Welch, an American History teacher from suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was recognized as the 2018 Gilder Lehrman National History Teacher of the Year. Joe currently serves as the 2020-21 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year and was previously honored as 2019 National Middle Level Educator of the Year and Pennsylvania Social Studies Teacher of the Year. Joe has served as a Master Teacher at multiple Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars, including Dr. Donald Miller’s The Story of World War II seminar at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA. An Apple Distinguished Educator and National Board Certified Teacher, Joe is a strong believer in bringing diverse stories, personal emotions, and community connections into his lessons as well as fostering excitement for quality and engaging history education.
Kendyl Yokoyama
Swing and Understudy for Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in "Hamilton"
Kendyl Sayuri Yokoyama is delighted to be back with The Gilder Lehrman Institute to help promote EduHam at Home! Kendyl attended The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and is currently a swing and u/s for Peggy/Maria in the first national tour of Hamilton. Some of her other theatre credits include Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Aladdin (Princess Jasmine), A Chorus Line (Connie), Allegiance (Peggy). Her other credits include the 90th Oscars where she performed alongside Keala Settle in “This is Me” from The Greatest Showman, and other various TV/film credits. Many thanks to The Gilder Lehrman Institute for having me as one of your panelists! @kendylyokoyama