J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship Recipients

The J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History is sponsored jointly by the AHA and Library of Congress. It is awarded annually to support significant scholarly research in the library collections by scholars at an early stage of their careers.

2018
Frank J. Cirillo, 'The Day of Sainthood Has Passed': Abolitionists and the Golden Moment of the Civil War

2017
Lindsay Van Tine, The Invention of Americana: Claiming Hemispheric History, Territory, and Archive, 1823-54

2016
Joseph Malherek, From Bauhaus to Maxwell House: Émigrés and the Making of American Consumer Culture, 1933-76

2015
Wendy Wong, Diplomatic Subtleties and Frank Overtures: Print Publicity, Neutrality, and the Politics of Slavery, 1793-1801

2014
Scott Heerman, Deep River: Slavery, Empire, and Emancipation in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1730-1860

2013
Kevin Kim, Diplomacies of Dissent: Henry Wallace, Herbert Hoover, and Cold War America's Rise in the World

2012
Katherine Unterman, Nowhere to Hide: American Fugitives and International Power, 1880-1930

2011
Susan Spellman, Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business, 1860-1940

2010
Ibram Kendi, Diversity Demanded: A Narrative of the Black Campus Movement, 1965-1972

2009
Jason Stahl, Selling Conservatism: Think Tanks, Conservative Ideology, and the Undermining of Liberalism, 1945-Present

2008
Peter Leavenworth, Accounting for Taste: The Early American Music Business and Secularization in Music Aesthetics, 1720-1825

2007
Rachel Bohlmann, Drunken Husbands, Drunken State: The Woman's Christian Temperance Union's Challenge to American Families and Public Communities in Chicago, 1874-1920

2006
Lisa Tetrault, The Memory of a Movement: Woman Suffrage and Reconstruction America, 1865-1890

2005
Chad Goldberg, Social Policy Innovations and Political Struggles over Citizenship from the Late 19th Century to the 1990s

2004
Christopher Capozzola, Uncle Sam Wants You: Political Obligations in World War I America

2003
Carolyn Eastman, The Making of a Gendered American Public in the Years after the Revolution

2002
Jason Loviglio, The Intimate Public: Network Radio and Mass-Mediated Democracy, 1932-1947

2001
Jeremy Bonner, Changing Role of American Religion in the Public Sphere during the 20th Century

2000
Joanne Freeman, The Field of Honor: Dueling, Honor, and the American National Character

1999
Michaela Hoenicke Moore, Know Your Enemy: American Interpretations of Socialism

1997
Scott Sandage, Defeats and Dreams: A Cultural History of Failure in 19th-Century America

1996
Karen Mahar, Women, Filmmaking, and the Gendering of the American Film Industry, 1896-1928

1995
Lynda Hill, Uncommon Denominators of Mass Observation and the WPA Federal Writers' Project

1994
Mia Bay, Daniel Alexander Payne Murry: African-American Bibliographer

1993
Gail Terry, Family Empires: A Frontier Elite in Virginia and Kentucky, 1740-1815

1992
David Sheinin, The United States and the Early Development of the Pan American Union, 1900-1940

1991
Ellen Eslinger, The Great Revival in Bourbon County, Kentucky

1990
Michael Morrison, The Eclipse of Manifest Destiny: Territorial Expansion and the Disruption of the Jacksonian Political System

1989
Carole McCann, Race, Class, and Gender in U.S. Birth Control Politics, 1920-1945

1988
Sybil Lipschultz, Politics of Equality: Women's Labor Laws, Feminism, and the Supreme Court in the 1920s

1987
Michael Hyman, Dissent in the Post-Reconstruction South

1986
Lori Ginzberg, Women and Benevolence in the 19th-Century U.S.

1985
Evelyn Higginbotham, Righteous Discontent: The Woman's Movement in The Black Baptist Church, 1880-1930

1984
Rosemarie Zagarri, The Emergence of the Extensive Republic: Representation in the United States, 1976-1812

1983
Morey Rothberg, A Biography of J. Franklin Jameson

1982
Elisabeth Griffith, The Equal Rights Amendment: 1913-82

1981
Priscilla Roberts, American "Eastern Establishment" and World War II: The Emergence of a Foreign Policy Tradition

1980
Margaret Thompson, Congress and Lobbying in the Age of Grant

1979
Fred Stielow, Role and Emergence of Resorts in the Late 19th-Century South

1978
Paul Finkelman, Legal and Political History of Slave Legislation in the U.S.

1977
J.C.A. Stagg, Political Aspects of the War of 1812