Documenting 2017: Third Grade Archival Video Project

Guest post by Johanna Schein, Gilman Archivist: Over the course of the year, Ms. Reiter’s third grade class has been getting an insider’s look at Gilman School history. By analyzing photographs, objects, and documents in the Gilman Archives, students have learned about Gilman’s past as well as the value of a primary source in research. To culminate the year-long partnership between…

Gilman Greyhound & McDonogh Eagle

Happy Birthday, Greyhounds!

Today, June 3rd, marks the 55th birthday of the Gilman “Greyhound”. Here’s a little history of the name, originally published in the Gilman-McDonogh 100th Football Game Program. When a name or a symbol has been around for a while, we start to take it for granted. It’s hard to imagine a time when it didn’t…

Farewell From The Archives

Time seems to have flown by since I joined the school in February of 2015. I’ve taken part in two Alumni Weekends, the 100th Gilman-McDonogh game, made a number of classroom visits, and been peppered by so many questions from you all that I’ve lost count…

Anne Galbraith Carey

The Women Who Shaped Gilman

For Women’s History Month, Gilman Archivist Steve Ammidown highlights five women who played a vital role in making Gilman what it is today. While Gilman has specialized in educating boys for the past 118 years, it is no stretch to say that we would not be here without these five women, along with many others.…