The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE) is an organization of historians who study and promote knowledge of American history from the Reconstruction era through the aftermath of World War I. The society brings together academic, public, and independent historians, as well as scholars in other humanities and social-science disciplines interested in these decades and their issues.
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Below you’ll find the latest announcements from H-NET. To see more, visit the H-NET Announcements page.
- CFPanelists: "Unsettling the Slave Narrative" (C19 2016) Thu, Jun 25, 2015
- CFP: Adaptation and Dance, 2 March 2016, De Montfort University, Leicester Thu, Jun 25, 2015
- CFP for MAPACA's annual conference, Philadelphia, PA, November 5-7 Thu, Jun 25, 2015
Below you will find the latest active SHGAPE discussions from H-NET. To read more, please visit the H-NET Discussions page.
- H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 15 August - 22 August Tue, Aug 23, 2016
- H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 8 August - 15 August Mon, Aug 15, 2016
- John Mitchell - 'Apostle of Labor' Sun, Aug 14, 2016
Below are the latest H-NET professional opportunities. To read more, please visit the H-NET Professional Opportunities page.
- Assistant/Associate Professor, Latin America (Brazil/Spanish-Speaking Caribbean) Wed, Aug 24, 2016
- Assistant Professor of Early American History Wed, Aug 24, 2016
- Interdisciplinary Fellowships in Sacred Music, Religion, and the Arts Wed, Aug 24, 2016
Many multimedia resources for the Gilded Age and Progressive Era are available online. These images, movies, and newspapers offer historians and students a rich glimpse of the time period. For links to some of these resources, please visit the Multimedia page.
The video collection below contains films of New York dating from 1898 to 1906 from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress. Of these, twenty-five were made by the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, while the remaining films are Edison Company productions.