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The Milo B. Howard Award is for the best article published in The Alabama Review for a two year period. The next award will be given in 2025. 

2023: Brandon T. Jett, “'We Crave to Become a Vital Force in the Community': Police Brutality and African American Activism in Birmingham, Alabama, 1920-1945"

2020: Jim Baggett, “’A Law Abiding People’: Alabama’s 1901 Constitution and the Attempted Lynching of Jim Brown” (July 2018)

2018: Kari Frederickson, “Manhood and Politics: The Bankhead-Hobson Campaigns of 1904 and 1906” (April 2016); and “Brand New District, Same Old Fight: the Bankhead-Hobson Campaign of 1916” (October 2016)

2016: ​Marty Olliff, "Getting on the Map: Alabama's Good Roads Pathfinding Campaigns, 1911-1912" (January 2015)

2014: Scotty Kirkland, "Mobile and the Boswell Amendment" (July 2012); Charles Roberts, "New Deal Community­Building in the South: The Subsistence Homesteads around Birmingham, Alabama" (April 2013); Kristopher Teters, "Albert Burton Moore and Alabama's Centennial Commemoration of the Civil War: The Rhetoric of Race, Romance, and Reunion" (April 2013)


2012: Daniel L. Haulman, “The Tuskegee Airmen and the ‘Never Lost A Bomber' Myth," January 2011, and Daniel Hutchinson, “’We . . . Are The Most Fortunate of Prisoners’: The Axis POW Experience at Camp Opelika During World War II.” October 2011.


2010: William Warren Rogers, Jr.  "For the Destruction of Radicalism: A Reconstruction Case Study." July 2009


2008: Tracy Lauder, "The Southern Living Solution: How the Progressive Farmer Launched a Magazine and a Legacy." July 2007 Adam L. Tate, "From Humor to History: Joseph Glover Baldwin and Party Leaders." April 2007


2006: Samuel L. Webb. "Hugo Black, Bibb Graves, and the Ku Klux Klan: A Revisionist View of the 1926 Alabama Democratic Primary, " October 2004

2004: David Alsobrook. "The Mobile Streetcar Boycott of 1902: African American Protestor Capitulation?" April 2003


2002: Michael W. Fitzgerald. "Another Kind of Glory: Black Participation and its Consequences in the Campaign for Confederate Mobile." October 2001


2000: Brian Kelly. "Policing the 'Negro Eden': Racial Paternalism in the Alabama Coalfields, 1908-1921." July and October 1998

1998: Glenn T. Eskew. "The Freedom Ride Riot and Political Reform in Birmingham, 1961-1963." July 1996


1996: Michael Fitzgerald. "Wager Swayne: The Freedman's Bureau and the Politics of Reconstruction in Alabama." July 1995


1994: Carolyn Terry Bashaw. "Agnes Ellen Harris and Leadership in the National Association of Deans of Women, 1929-1941." October 1993


1992: Harvey H. Jackson. "Time, Frontier, and the Alabama Black Belt: Searching for W.J. Cash's Planter." October 1991


1990: Harriet Amos Doss. "Religious Reconstruction in Microcosm at Faunsdale Plantation." October 1989


1988: Mary Martha Thomas. "Rosie the Riveter." July 1986

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