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Wake Up Little Susie by Rickie Solinger1992
Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920 by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore1993
We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia by Elizabeth R. Varon1995
Recasting American Liberty: Gender, Race, Law, and the Railroad Revolution, 1865-1920 by Barbara Young Welke1996
Remaking Respectability: African American Women in Interwar Detroit by Victoria W. Wolcott1997
Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood by Karen Ward Mahar1997
The Needle’s Eye by Marla R. Miller1998
Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government by Catherine Allgor1999
The China Mystique by Karen J. Leong2000
Framing the West: Race, Gender, and the Photographic Frontier in the Pacific Northwest by Carol Williams2000
Home on the Rails: Women, the Railroad, and the Rise of Public Domesticity by Amy G. Richter2001
Italian Women's Proletarian Feminism in the New York City Garment Trades, 1890s-1940s by Jennifer Guglielmo2004
The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America by Margot Canaday2006

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Awarded by the Organization of American Historians
The Lerner-Scott Dissertation Prize was given for the first time in 1992 for the best doctoral dissertation in U.S. women's history. The prize is named for Gerda Lerner and Anne Firor Scott, both pioneers in women's history and past presidents of the Organization of American Historians.
Lerner-Scott Dissertation Prize website
1994: no award made
1997: two awards made
2000: two awards made

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