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Free Frank: A Black Pioneer on the Antebellum Frontier by Juliet E. K. Walker1985
Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work and the Family, from Slavery to the Present by Jacqueline Jones1985
Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland During the Nineteenth Century by Barbara Jeanne Fields1985
Ar'n't I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South by Deborah Gray White1986
The Black Women in the Middle West Project: A Comprehensive Resouce Guide Illinois and Indiana by Darlene Clark Hine1986
Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919 by Nell Irvin Painter1987
Black women in white : racial conflict and cooperation in the nursing profession, 1890-1950 by Darlene Clark Hine1990
Lugenia Burns Hope: Black Southern Reformer by Jacqueline Anne Rouse1990
Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment by Patricia Hill Collins1991
Simple Decency and Common Sense: The Southern Conference Movement, 1938-1963 by Linda Reed1992
Righteous Discontent by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham1993
Living In, Living Out: African American Domestics in Washington, D.C., 1910-1940 by Elizabeth Clark-Lewis1994
What a Woman Ought to Be and to Do: Black Professional Women Workers during the Jim Crow Era by Stephanie J. Shaw1996
To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women's Lives and Labors after the Civil War by Tera W. Hunter1997
African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920 by Rosalyn Terborg-Penn1998
Freedoms Given, Freedoms Won : Afro-Brazilians in Post-Abolition San Paulo and Salvador by Kim D. Butler1998
History of Black Business in America: Capitalism, Race, Entrepreneurship by Juliet E. K. Walker1999
For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer by Chana Kai Lee2000
On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker by A'Lelia Bundles2001
Persons of Color and Religious at the Same Time: The Oblate Sisters of Providence, 1828-1860 by Diane Batts Morrow2002
Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Gender and American Culture) by Barbara Ransby2003
The Politics of Public Housing: Black Women's Struggles against Urban Inequality by Rhonda Y. Williams2004
Creating Their Own Image: The History of African-American Women Artists by Lisa E. Farrington2005
Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880-1910 by Kali N. Gross2006
Private Politics And Public Voices: Black Women's Activism from World War I to the New Deal by Nikki Brown2007
The Segregated Scholars: Black Social Scientists and the Creation of Black Labor Studies, 1890-1950 (Carter G. Woodson Institute Series) by Francille Rusan Wilson2007
Women's Labor in the Global Economy: Speaking in Multiple Voices by Sharon Harley2007
Ida: A Sword Among Lions by Paula J. Giddings2008
Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones by Carole Boyce Davies2008
Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower by Deborah Gray White2008
Beyond Lift Every Voice and Sing: The Culture of Uplift, Identity, and Politics in Black Musical Theater (Black Performance and Cultural Criticism) by Paula Marie Seniors2009
Justice Older than the Law: The Life of Dovey Johnson Roundtree (Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies) by Katie McCabe2009
Sojourner Truth's America by Margaret Washington2009
Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women's Activism in the Beauty Industry (Women in American History) by Tiffany M. Gill2010
Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion by Bettye Collier-Thomas2010
Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson by Blair L. M. Kelley2010
Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Left Feminism by Erik S. McDuffie2011
Talk with You Like a Woman: African American Women, Justice, and Reform in New York, 1890-1935 (Gender and American Culture) by Cheryl D. Hicks2011
Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination by Alondra Nelson2012
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis2013
Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II by Cherisse Jones-Branch2014

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The Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prize and the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Article Prize are awarded annually by the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH) for the best book, anthology, and article about African American women's history.

Not yet in LibraryThing:   The African nexus : Black American perspectives on the European partitioning of Africa, 1880-1920 by Sylvia M. Jacobs, winner in 1984.

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