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The Gunther Barth Fellowship Recipients

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2021-2022 Academic Year

Cycle cancelled due to Covid-19

2020-2021 Academic Year

Laura Gómez, Farmworkers’ Labor Camps: Race, Gender and the Family in California’s Central Valley, 1880-1940

Cooper Weissman, Invasive Bodies, Natural Borders: Eugenics, Conservation and Eco-nativism in the U.S. 1918-1988

2019-2020 Academic Year

Yoav Hamdani, Uncle Sma's Slaves: Slavery in the United States Regular Army, 1797-1865

Lorraine Dias Herbon, "Give 'em Jessie": The Life of Jessie Benton Frémont

Mark Jordan Keagle, Cold Commodities: Ice and the Building of the American West, 1848-1945

2018-2019 Academic Year

Charnan Williams, Slavery and Freedom in the City of Angels: Black and Indian Angelenos from the Mexican Period to the United States Civil War, 1820–1865

2017-2018 Academic Year

William Cowan, The Pacific Slope Megaflood of 1861-1862

2016-2017 Academic Year

Richard Soash, Tempered Inclusion: Syrian-Lebanese and Armenian Mobility in the U.S. Progressive Era

2015-2016 Academic Year

John Suval, Dangerous Ground: Squatters, Statesmen, and the Rupture of American Democracy, 1830–1860

Laura Fravel, Gazing Westward: The Quest for Unity in American Art Displays at the World's Fairs, 1876–1916

2014-2015 Academic Year

Darren Raspa, Pacific Policeways: Grassroots Control and Power in San Francisco, 1850-1950

2013-2014 Academic Year

Travis Ross, Machines of Memory: Hubert Howe Bancroft's History Company and the Making of Western History

2012-2013 Academic Year

Daniel Lynch, The Lost Cause of the Californio: Southern and Californio Convergence in Southern California, 1846-1920

2011-2012 Academic Year

Michael Caires, Greenbacks in the Golden State: California, Legal Tender and the State Resistance during the Civil War

2010-2011 Academic Year

Christina Salerno, Fire: Not a Natural Disaster

Mackenzie Moore, Our Hearts Are Unalienated from the Land of Our Birth: Isolation and the Americanization of Oregon, 1834-1859

2009-2010 Academic Year

Alexander Olson, Scars and Signs: Natural History at the University of California, 1869-1906

2008-2009 Academic Year

Richard Welker, The Culture of Agrarian Capitalism: Farmers, Neighbors, and Economic Relationships in Nineteenth Century California


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