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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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Final post of our 1918 series: Using the holdings of the WCTU Archives, Janet Olson & Kristin Jacobsen of @ArchivesWillard examine the WCTU's efforts to support Prohibition ratification amid the pandemic & resist alcohol suppliers pushing it as a flu cure https://www.shgape.org/con-flu-ence-documenting-the-wctus-response-to-the-1918-pandemic/

The SHGAPE blog is starting a new series on voting and elections in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Send a short proposal to cgibson2 at http://binghamton.edu by October 7th! Details here: https://networks.h-net.org/node/20317/discussions/6469810/cfp-new-shgape-blog-series-voting-electioneering

The @shgape blog is starting a new series on elections in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Do you have something important to say about voting in the GAPE? Send us a proposal!