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: 20 April - 27 April

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
20 April 2020 to 27 April 2020.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE. 


North Carolina State University - Teaching Post Doctoral Fellow
-American Agricultural History

Pierce College- WASHINGTON - Assistant Professor of History

Re: GAPE Podcasts

My work concerning Progressive Era reformer Belle La Follette has been the subject of a couple of podcasts (of different lengths). There's one that's an hour long that covers a lot of various Progressive Era topics at:


A 12 minute podcast primarily on La Follette's contributions to the women's suffrage campaign can be found at: