The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE) is an organization of historians who study and promote knowledge of American history from the Reconstruction era through the aftermath of World War I.  Membership is open to academic, public, and independent historians, as well as scholars in other humanities and social-science disciplines interested in these decades and their issues.

Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal that publishes original essays and reviews scholarly books on all aspects of U.S. history from 1865 through 1920.

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Please consider making a contribution to the SHGAPE Endowment Fund today. Your donation will help to fund future award programs, travel grants, panels, and publication development. is the digital network for the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, co-sponsored by H-Net (the parent of many digital networks in history and the humanities) and by SHGAPE. publishes digital material that builds upon our print journal or otherwise relates to our mission.