Roy Rosenzweig Prize Recipients
The Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History is sponsored jointly by the AHA and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) at George Mason University. This nonresidential prize is awarded annually to honor and support work on an innovative and freely available new media project, and in particular for work that reflects thoughtful, critical, and rigorous engagement with technology and the practice of history.
2014 Rosenzweig Prize
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict, 1854–1865
Kansas City Public Library
Civil War on the Western Border presents several thousand digitized documents and images gathered from twenty-five different archives to illuminate the social and political history of the 1854–65 Missouri-Kansas conflict. The site offers a range of innovative pathways through the sources, including maps, timelines, scholarly thematic essays, topical encyclopedia entries, lesson plans, and an interactive relationship viewer that provides dynamic graphical representations of the connections between people, places, groups, and events.