Barbara Wertheimer Prize

Ann: the New York Labor History Association
Each year the New York Labor History Association awards the Barbara Wertheimer Prize for the best research paper in labor history written by an undergraduate during the previous academic year. The winners of the 2006 prize are: Kevin C. Brown, "Defining 'Amicable Relations:' Class Formation, Conflict, and Political Economy in 1870s Pittsburgh," and Michael Murphy, "Anthrax Strike: The 1976 Outbreak of Labor Militancy in the Panama Canal Zone." Kevin's essay was his honors thesis at Bucknell University written under the direction of Professor John Enyeart. Michael's paper was written for his Senior Seminar at the National Labor College and was supervised by Dr.Robert Reynolds. Congratulations to them both.

Please note:Barbara Wertheimer Prize in Labor History

To recognize serious study in labor and work history among undergraduate students, the New York Labor History Association will award the Barbara Wertheimer Prize of $100.00 for the best research paper written during the 2006-2007 academic year. The winning entry will, with permission, be posted on the NYLHA website. Please encourage your best undergraduate students to submit their work.

Papers on any aspect of labor or work history will be considered. Entries will be evaluated on the basis of scholarship and literary merit.

Entrants should send one copy of their paper to
Brian Greenberg,
Department of History and Anthropology,
Monmouth University,
West Long Branch, NJ 07764

The deadline is June 15, 2007.