Williams Prize Winners
The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Historical Association
Lake Douglas, Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscape in New Orleans
Louisiana State University Press, 2011
Richard Campanella, Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828–1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press, 2010
Jennifer Spear. Race, Sex and Social Order in Early New Orleans
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
Sophie Burton and F. Todd Smith. Colonial Natchitoches: A Creole Community on the Louisiana-Texas Frontier
Texas A&M University Press, 2008.
Emily Clark, Masterless Mistresses: The New Orleans Ursulines and the Development of a New World Society, 1727–1834 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture in Williamsburg, VA, by the University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
J. Mark Souther. New Orleans on Parade: Tourism and the Transformation of the Crescent City
Baton Rouge:Louisiana State University Press, 2006.
Rebecca J. Scott. Degrees of Freedom: Louisiana and Cuba after Slavery
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005.
Kastor, Dr. Peter J., The Nation’s Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America
Yale University Press, New Haven, CT and London.
Sacher, John M. A Perfect War of Politics: Parties, Politicians, and Democracy in Louisiana, 1824-1861
Louisiana State University Press, 2003.
Ekberg, Carl J. François Vallé and His World: Upper Louisiana Before Lewis and Clark
University of Missouri Press, 2002.
Rodrigue, John C. Reconstruction in the Cane Fields: From Slavery to Free Labor in Louisiana's Sugar Parishes, 1862-1880
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2001.
Powell, Lawrence N. Troubled Memory: Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's Louisiana
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
Din, Gilbert C. Spaniards, Planters, and Slaves: The Spanish Regulation of Slavery in Louisiana, 1763-1803
College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1999.
Ekberg, Carl. French Roots in the Illinois Country: The Mississippi Frontier in Colonial Times
Urbana: Illinois University Press, 1998.
Hanger, Kimberly. Bounded Lives, Bounded Places: Free Black Society in Colonial New Orleans, 1769-1803
Durham: Duke University Press, 1997.
Tyler, Pamela. Silk Stockings and Ballot Boxes: Women and Politics in New Orleans, 1920-1963
Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996.
Fairclough, Adam. Race and Democracy: The Civil Rights Struggle in Louisiana, 1915-1972
Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995.
Schafer, Judith Kelleher. Slavery, the Civil Law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1994.
Rogers, Kim Lacy. Righteous Lives: Narratives of the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement
New York: New York University Press, 1993.
Malone, Ann Patton. Sweet Chariot: Slave Family and Household Structure in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
Conrad, Glenn R. "Administration of the Illinois Country: The French Debate."
Hair, William Ivy. The Kingfish and His Realm: The Life and Times of Huey P. Long
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991.
Usner, Daniel H., Jr. "`Fragments of This Erratic Race': American Indians in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans."
Kurtz, Michael L., and Morgan D. Peoples. Earl K. Long: The Saga of Uncle Earl and Louisiana Politics
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1990.
Donald S. Frazier. "Texans on the Teche: The Texas Brigade at the Battles of Bisland and Irish Bend, April 12-14, 1863."
Estaville, Lawrence E., Jr. Confederate Neckties: Louisiana Railroads in the Civil War
Ruston: McGinty Publications, 1989.
Hanger, Kimberly S. "A Privilege and Honor to Serve: The Free Black Militia of Spanish New Orleans."
Din, Gilbert C. The Canary Islanders of Louisiana
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1988.
Baker, Vaughan B. "Cherchez les femmes: Some Glimpses of Women in Early Eighteenth-Century Louisiana."
Jones, Terry L. Lee's Tigers: The Louisiana Infantry in the Army of Northern Virginia
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1987.
Heitmann, John A. "Getting Places in a Hurry: The Development of Aviation in Long-Era South Louisiana."
Melville, Annabelle M. Louis William DuBourg: Bishop of Louisiana and the Floridas, Bishop of Montauban, and Archbishop of Besancon, 1766-1833
Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1986.
Arnesen, Eric. "To Rule or Ruin: New Orleans Dock Workers' Struggle for Control, 1902-1903."
Haas, Edward F. "Men of Stability and Influence: The Regular Democrats of New Orleans."
Cutrer, Thomas W. Parnassus on the Mississippi: The Southern Review and the Baton Rouge Literary Community, 1935-1942
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984.
Berchtold, Raimund. "The Decline of German Ethnicity in New Orleans, 1880-1930."
Bush, Robert. Grace King: A Southern Destiny.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.
Jones, Terry L. "Wharf-Rats, Cutthroats and Thieves: The Louisiana Tigers, 1861-1862."
Dawson, Joseph G., III. Army Generals and Reconstruction: Louisiana, 1862-1877
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.
Kurtz, Michael L. "Organized Crime in Louisiana History: Myth and Reality."
Haas, Edward F. "John Fitzpatrick and Political Continuity in New Orleans, 1886-1899." Louisiana History 22 (Winter 1981): 7-29.
Banta, Brady M. "Petroleum, Pipelines, and Politics: The Pine Island Situation."
Becnel, Thomas. Labor, Church, and the Sugar Establishment in Louisiana, 1887-1976
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980.
No prizes awarded
McCrary, Peyton. Abraham Lincoln and Reconstruction: The Louisiana Experiment
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978.
Brasseaux, Carl A. "Cajuns, Conscripts, and the Civil War."
Higginbotham, Jay. Old Mobile: Fort Louis de la Louisiane, 1702-1711
Mobile: Museum of the City of Mobile, 1977.
Kondert, Reinhart. "Germans in Colonial Louisiana, The First Decade (1721-1732)."
Moore, John Preston. Revolt in Louisiana: The Spanish Occupation, 1766-1770
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1976.
Zink, Steven D. "The 1928 Presidential Election in Louisiana: Some Preliminary Considerations."
Taylor, Joe Gray. Louisiana Reconstructed, 1862-1877
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1975.
Fischer, Roger A. The Segregation Struggle in Louisiana 1862-1877
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1974.
Snyder, Robert E. "Huey Long and the Cotton Plan of 1931."