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 are the latest H-NET professional opportunities. To read more, please visit the H-NET Professional Opportunities page.
- Executive Director Fri, Sep 23, 2016
- Instructor in Asian Languages Fri, Sep 23, 2016
- The Jason A. Hannah Endowed Chair in the History of Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences and School of Medicine Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada Fri, Sep 23, 2016
Below you will find the latest active SHGAPE discussions from H-NET. To read more, please visit the H-NET Discussions page.
- Member book: Malik, Pashtun Identity and Geo-politics in Southwest Asia: Pakistan and Afghanistan since 9/11 Sat, Sep 24, 2016
- Symposium, The Everyday Politics of Digital Life in China at the University of Pittsburgh (Oct 7-8) Sat, Sep 24, 2016
- CFP Social Policies and the Welfare State in the Global South in the 19th and 20th century Sat, Sep 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.