Welcome to H-SHGAPE, the online forum of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era and one of the founding networks on H-NET. H-SHGAPE seeks to encourage the study of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era through its network and online resources.

Please contact Chelsea Gibson, H-SHGAPE Network Editor-in-Chief, with questions, comments, or concerns. For book review queries, please contact the H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor, William S. Cossen.

H-SHGAPE was originally developed and maintained by Dr. Patrick Reagan, who deserves credit for assembling its wealth of information. Thanks are also due to Dr. Katherine Osburn (Editor-in-Chief, 2000-2016) and to the numerous GAPE scholars whose contributions in the form of syllabi, bibliographies, essays, and reviews make H-SHGAPE an invaluable resource for students and teachers.

Recent Content

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 3 January - 10 January

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 3 January 2022 to 10 January 2022.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
https://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Will Your Research Need to Be Retracted?

With journal submissions on a steep rise since the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, publishers are feeling intense pressure to manage the record level of article submissions, while continuing to preserve their high standards. At the same time, they must ensure this research is disseminated quickly so that it can reach the hands of decision-makers so they can determine policy.

Kentucky Historical Society Research Fellowship Program Spring Deadline March 1, 2022

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for the KHS research fellowship program for the spring 2022 cycle. The program provides funding for academic researchers whose projects focus on Kentucky or larger regional-related topics. Time periods are open - researchers have used the Kentucky Historical Society's archival holdings to shed light on a vast array of topics, including resistance and slavery, politics, Progressive Era, religion, labor history, and environmentalism and economic development.

SHGAPE TRAVEL GRANTS: Applications due January 10

SHGAPE TRAVEL GRANTS: Applications due January 10


For those presenting at the 2022 OAH meeting in Boston on a SHGAPE sponsored or co-sponsored panel: we have travel grants available for graduate students, as well as need-based travel grants for other scholars


OAH Conference Travel Award for Ph.D. Students

This travel award of up to $1,000 is for Ph.D. students who will be presenting at the OAH conference on a SHGAPE sponsored or co-sponsored panel.

H-Net reviews posted to the H-Net Commons 06 Dec 2021 - 13 Dec 2021

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Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
06 Dec 2021 and 13 Dec 2021.

Reviewed for H-Pennsylvania by Aaron Cowan