The prize is named in honor of the late Herbert G. Gutman, who was a pioneering labor historian in the U.S. and a founder of the University of Illinois Press’s “Working Class in American History” Series. The winner will receive a cash prize of $500 from LAWCHA and a publishing contract with the University of Illinois Press. The prize is contingent upon the author’s acceptance of the contract with the University of Illinois Press.
Eligible dissertations must be in English, concerned with U.S. labor and working-class history broadly conceived, and must have been defended in the previous academic year. Applicants must be members of LAWCHA at the time of the submission.
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