Roy Rosenzweig Prize Recipients

The Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History is sponsored jointly by the AHA and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) at George Mason University. This nonresidential prize is awarded annually to honor and support work on an innovative and freely available new media project, and in particular for work that reflects thoughtful, critical, and rigorous engagement with technology and the practice of history.

2017
Keisha Blain and Ibram Kendi, Black Perspectives

2016
West Chester Univ., Goin’ North: Stories from the First Great Migration to Philadelphia, Charles Hardy III and Janneken Smucker (West Chester Univ.) and Doug Boyd (Univ. of Kentucky Libraries)

2015
South Asian American Digital Archive, The First Days Project

2014
Kansas City Public Library, Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict, 1854-1865

2013
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Digital Archive: International History Declassified, History and Public Policy Program

2012
Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Clarence Darrow Digital Collection, Univ. of Minnesota Law Library

2011
New York Public Library, What's on the Menu?, a project of NYPL Labs. Ben Vershbow, project dir.; Rebecca Federman, project curator; and Michael Inman, project curator

2010
DocSouth, Going to the Show, Robert C. Allen, scholarly advisor; Natasha Smith, principal investigator; Elise Moore and Adrienne MacKay, project managers

2009
Univ. of Sydney, Digital Harlem: Everyday Life, 1915-1930, Stephen Robertson, Shane White, Stephen Garton, and Graham White