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55 Historians, Students, and Organizations Recognized During 2015 Meeting

BLOOMINGTON, IN—The Organization of American Historians presented 27 awards, prizes, fellowships, grants, and honorable mentions to 55 historians, graduate students, and organizations Saturday, April 18 at the America's Center in St. Louis.

OAH recognizes outstanding professional achievements in the field of American history during its annual meetings. Awards were presented by Jon Butler, OAH's 2015-16 president. Butler's term took effect on April 18 immediately following OAH's annual business meeting.

NOTE: Where available, links to more information about winning books, book authors, and award recipients are embedded in the list below (mouse over the copy and clickable link titles appear).

For information about OAH awards, prizes, fellowships, and grants, visit oah.org or call 812.855.7311.

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Founded in 1907, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) is the world's largest professional association dedicated to American history scholarship. With more than 7,800 members from the U.S. and abroad, OAH promotes excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history, encouraging wide discussion of historical questions and equitable treatment of history practitioners. It publishes the quarterly Journal of American History, the leading scholarly publication and journal of record in the field of American history for more than nine decades. It also publishes
The American Historian magazine.