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David Montgomery Award

The deadline for the 2015 award has passed. Information on the next award to be given in 2016 will be available summer 2015.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2014

David MontgomeryThe David Montgomery Award is given annually by the OAH with co-sponsorship by the Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) for the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history. Eligible works shall be written in English and deal with United States history in significant ways but may include comparative or transnational studies that fall within these guidelines. The award is given in recognition of David Montgomery’s crucial role in pioneering new approaches to the study of working people and their history. David Montgomery was president of the OAH 1999-2000.

Each entry must be published during the period January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.

The award will be presented at the 2015 OAH Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, April 16-19.

Submission Procedures

One copy of each entry, clearly labeled “2015 David Montgomery Award Entry,” must be mailed directly to the committee members listed below. Each committee member must receive all submissions by October 1, 2014.

Bound page proofs may be used for books to be published after October 1, 2014 and before January 1, 2015. If a bound page proof is submitted, a bound copy of the book must be received no later than January 7, 2015. (Please see “Submission Policy” at right.)

If a book carries a copyright date that is different from the publication date, but the actual publication date falls during the correct timeframe making it eligible, please include a letter of explanation from the publisher with each copy of the book sent to the committee members.

The final decision will be made by the David Montgomery Award Committee by February 2015. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and awards presentation, where she or he will receive a cash award and a plaque.

David Montgomery Award Committee

Julie Greene (Committee Chair)
2025 Hanover Street
Silver Spring MD 20910
[Affiliation: University of Maryland, College Park]

Rudy P. Guevarra Jr.
PO Box 876403
Tempe AZ 85287-6403
[Affiliation: Arizona State University]

Priscilla Murolo
22 Wiltshire Place
Yonkers NY 10708
[Affiliation: Sarah Lawrence College]

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2014

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