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The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 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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SHGAPE members and friends: join us for the SHGAPE lunch at OAH, F 4/12 noon. Celebrate this year's prize winners plus Dr. Laura Edwards will deliver the keynote! Tix link below; grad students contact @ProfessorHamlin for complimentary tix. https://www.oah.org/conferences/oah24/meal-functions/

It's the first Minding the GAPE of 2024! Catch up on the latest Gilded Age and Progressive Era blog posts and articles from around the web: #twitterstorians

Reminder to apply for SHGAPE's #OAH Conference Travel Grant & Travel Award by this Friday! For SHGAPE members presenting in SHGAPE-sponsored or co-sponsored panels at #OAH2024 in New Orleans. Full details: #OAH24 #Twitterstorians