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Louis Pelzer Memorial Award


Annual award for the best essay in American history by a graduate student at any level in any field. Essays should not exceed 10,000 words and the winning entry will be published in the Journal of American History. Please submit hard copy of the essay; the author's name and graduate program should appear only on a separate cover page. For more information see Web site, http://www.oah.org/programs/awards/louis-pelzer-memorial-award/.

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  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying American Studies, History

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