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Harlem Education History Project is a collaboration among:

Teachers College Program in History and Education

Teachers College Institute for Urban and Minority Education

Columbia Libraries

Teachers College Center on History and Education 


With partners at:

Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing and Visual Arts

Frederick Douglass Academy II 

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library

Columbia Rare Books and Manuscript Library

Columbia University Archive


Project Co-Directors: Ansley Erickson and Ernest Morrell 

Director of Public History: Karen Taylor 

Digital Collection Editors: Esther Cyna, Rachel Klepper, Lisa Monroe

Research Assistants: John Fleming, Deidre Flowers, Barry Goldenberg, Viola Huang, Jean Park, Antonia Smith, Noël Um 

Exhibit Peer Reviewers: Yianella Blanco, Jennifer Boyle, Lee Bynum, Cati de los Rios, Danielle Filipiak, Barry Goldberg, Amato Nocera, Jean Park, Alexa Rodriguez, Kimberly Springer, Christina Villareal

Youth Historians in Harlem Leaders: Khadijah Akeem, Rhonesha Blaché, Yianella Blanco, Judy DesRosiers, Barry Goldenberg (founding leader, 2013-2017), Matthew Kautz, Dominique Lester, Noël Um. 

Collaborating Teachers: Daniele Gates, Melissa Ettman