New York Labor History Association

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Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 16, 2019 to June 15, 2020
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The New York State Labor History Association is proud to announce that the 2019 Bernard Bellush Prize is being awarded to Ryan Driskell Tate for his essay, “Hard Hat Cowboys: Energy Workers in the 1970s and Labor’s Last Stand in the American West,” and to Henry Himes, “The USWA’s Path to Private Security: The Postwar Retiree Crisis, Politics, and Postwar Communism.” Both essays were very thoroughly researched and well-written. Both Tate and Himes are doctoral students, Tate at Rutgers University and Himes at West Virginia University.

An abstract of these essays will be posted on the NYLHA website.

 

BARBARA WERTHEIMER PRIZE IN LABOR HISTORY

To recognize serious study in labor and work history among undergraduate students, the New York Labor History Association annually awards the Barbara Wertheimer Prize for the best research paper written during the previous academic year. Wertheimer was a leading labor educator and scholar.

 

BERNARD BELLUSH PRIZE

The Bernard Bellush Prize recognizes outstanding scholarship by graduate students in labor and work history. Please do not submit a full dissertation. The Bellush Prize honors the contribution to labor history made by Bernie Bellush, as a scholar and as an activist.

Both the Bellush and Wertheimer Prize provide an award of $250 for the best research paper written during the 2019-2020 academic year. An abstract of each paper will be posted on the NYLHA website. Please encourage your graduate and undergraduate students to submit their work. Entries will be evaluated on the basis of scholarship and literary merit.

Entrants should send (email acceptable) one copy of their paper to:

 Brian Greenberg

18 Borden Street

Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Email: bgreenbe@monmouth.edu

 

The deadline is June 15, 2020.

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Brian Greenberg

18 Borden Street

Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

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