Michael Trotti in the History Department won the award for the best article published in the last two years in the history journal literature on the subject of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in the United States.
The award is from the Society of Historians for the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, an organization which honors one article every other year from the previous two years of the journal literature in this field.
The article is “Murder Made Real: the Visual Revolution of the Halftone” published in 2003 in the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. The article previously won the Virginia Magazine’s award for their best article of the year. This is an excerpt from his larger book manuscript, and it was helped along by CFRD released time and by an IC Summer Research Grant for Faculty.