Justin Winsor Prize Winners
Award established Fall 1978
Dennis Thomison, "The Private Wars of Chicago's Big Bill Thompson"
Journal of Library History V.15 (Summer 1980) pp. 261-280
Mary Niles Maack, "Women Librarians in France: The First Generation"
Journal of Library History V.18 (Fall 1983) pp. 407-449
Pamela Spence Richards, "Aryan Librarianship: Academic and Research Libraries Under Hitler"
Journal of Library History V.19 (Spring 1984) pp. 231-258
Wayne A. Wiegand, "British Propaganda in American Libraries, 1914-1917"
Journal of Library History V.18 (Summer 1983) pp. 237-254
Robert S. Martin, "Maurice F. Tauber's Louis Round Wilson: An Analysis of a Collaboration"
Journal of Library History V.19 (Summer 1984) pp. 373-389
Larry Yeatman, "Literary Culture and the Role of Libraries in Democratic America: Baltimore, 1815-1940"
Journal of Library History V.20 (Fall 1985) pp. 345-367
Ronald Blazek, "Adult Education and Economic Opportunity in the Gilded Age: The Library, the Chautauqua, and the Railroads in DeFuniak Springs, Florida"
Journal of Library History V.22 (Fall 1987) pp. 377-396
Rosalee McReynolds, "American Nervousness and Turn of the Century Librarians"
The Spring, 1990 issue of Libraries & Culture (V.25, pp. 194-217) carries an article by Ms. Reynolds with a slightly different title: "The Sexual Politics of Illness in Turn of the Century Libraries." Although not stated, it seems likely that this article was developed from the winning 1987 essay.
Brother Thomas O'Connor, "Library Service to the American Committee to Negotiate Peace and to the Preparatory Inquiry, 1917-1919"
Libraries & Culture V.24 (Spring 1989) pp. 144-157
Frederick J. Stielow, "Librarians, Warriors, and Rapprochement: Carl Milam, Archibald MacLeish, and World War II"
Libraries & Culture V.25 (Fall 1990) pp. 513-533
John Richardson "Teaching General Reference Work: The Essential Paradigm, 1890-1900"
Library Quarterly V.62 (January 1992) pp. 55-89
Margaret Stieg, "Post-War Purge of the German Public Libraries, Democracy, and the American Reaction"
Libraries & Culture V.28 (Spring 1993) pp. 143-164
Joanne E. Passat, "Men in a Feminized Profession: The Male Librarian, 1887-1921"
Libraries & Culture V.28 (Fall 1993) pp. 385-402
Wayne A. Wiegand, "The Amherst Method: The Origins of the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme"
Libraries & Culture V.33 (Spring 1998) pp. 175-94
Cheryl Knott Malone, "Houston's Colored Carnegie Library, 1907-1922"
The Spring, 1999 issue of Libraries & Culture (V.34, pp. 95-112) carries an article by Cheryl Knott Malone entitled, "Autonomy & Accommodations: Houston's Colored Carnegie Library, 1907-1922." This is the same article.
Christine Pawley, "Advocate for Access: Lutie Stearns and the Traveling Libraries of the Wisconsin Free Library Commission, 1895-1914"
Libraries & Culture V.35 No. 3 (Summer 2000)
Marek Sroka, "The Destruction of Jewish Libraries and Archives in Crakow (Krakow) During World War II"
Libraries & Culture V.38 No. 2 (Spring 2003)
Joyce M. Latham, "Clergy of the Mind: William S. Learned, the Carnegie Corporation, and the American Library Association"
Donald C. Boyd, "The Book Women of Kentucky: The WPA Pack Horse Library Project, 1935-1943"
Dr. Jean L. Preer, "Promoting Citizenship: Librarians Help Get Out the Vote in the 1952 Presidential Election"
Jeremy Dibbell, "'A Library of the Most Celebrated & Approved Authors': The First Purchase Collection of Union College"
Richard LeComte, "Writers Blocked: The Debate Over Public Lending Right in the United States During the 1980s"
Pamela Bleisch, "Spoilsmen and Daughters of the Republic: Political Interference in the Texas State Library during the Tenure of Elizabeth Howard West, 1911-1925"
Cody White, "Rising from the Ashes: Lessons Learned from the Impact of Proposition 13 on Public Libraries in California"