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SHGAPE Prizes 2020

The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s prizes. We are only sorry that we could not honor them in person at the SHGAPE luncheon at the OAH this year. Congratulations to all our winners!

The winner of the President’s Book Prize this year is Andrew Huebner for Love and Death in the Great War. Oxford University Press (2018).

The winner of the Fishel-Calhoun Prize this year is Caroline Grego for “Black Autonomy, Red Cross Recovery, and White Backlash after the Great Sea Island Storm of 1893,” Journal of Southern History 85:4 (November 2019): 803-40.

The winner of this year’s JGAPE Best Article Prize is Alana Toulin for “‘Old Methods Not Up to New Ways’: The Strategic Use of Advertising in the Fight for Pure Food After 1906,” which appeared in October 2019.

The winner of the Graduate Student Essay prize is Mark C. Boxell, PhD Candidate in History, University of Oklahoma for his paper “Carbon Allotment: Land, Race, and Oil in Indian Territory and Oklahoma.”

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