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Bayonne Students visit Gilder Lehman's Archives

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On July 25, 2017, students in the Bayonne Board of Education's Social Studies Civil War Enrichment Program visited Gilder Lehrman's archives at the New York Historical Society. The Gilder Lehrman Institute was founded to promote the study and appreciation of American history; their archive contains over 65,000 documents and objects. As part of exploration of the archives, students read letters from Civil War soldiers and saw copies of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment. This trip was generously funded by the Bayonne Education Foundation.

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The recent news and images reporting the cruel and senseless separation of immigrant children from their parents and family members are beyond heartbreaking. As an organization that represents Latinas, we are deeply disturbed with President Trump and his administration’s “zero-tolerance” migrant policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, and their tactics in dealing with immigrants as a ...