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Montana The Magazine of Western History

Published since 1951, Montana The Magazine of Western History showcases the people, places, and events that shaped the state and the western region. In addition to scholarly feature articles, the magazine includes book reviews, commentaries on historical events and people, and advertising relevant to the West.

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Summer 2022

Vol. 72, No. 2
“A resurrection of the dead” Captivity, Kinship, and Cheyenne Expansion on the Great Plains
by David C. Beyreis
Butte Undermined Complaint Files, Community Activism, and the Slow Violence of Mine Subsidence in Butte, Montana, 1940–1990
by Brian James Leech
Montana’s Willard Fraser The “Mayor of All Outdoors”
by Lou Mandler
A Photographic Journey to Wonderland F. Jay Haynes and Yellowstone in the 1880s
by Jeff Malcomson
Commentary
Past and Present in Teaching about Pandemics
by Leif Fredrickson

Reviews

Koupal, ed., Pioneer Girl: The Revised Texts, reviewed by Elizabeth Jameson | Buswell, Richard S. Buswell: Fifty Years of Photography and Vitaris, Borderlands, reviewed by William Wyckoff

On the cover

(front) Golden Gate, Sunset in the Yellowstone Park, 1897; (back) Tall Bull a Cheyenne Brave Killing Two Pawnees, ca. 1881, detail.

Spring 2022

Vol. 72, No. 1
Commentary
A Historian Speaks of Yellowstone at Its Sesquicentennial
The Park’s Glorious Past, Its Challenging Present, and Its Perilous Future
by Lee H. Whittlesey
Cement’s Role in Modernizing Montana, 1867–1960by Kirke Elsass
A Gentlewoman’s View of Butte Josephine White Bates’s 1888 Novel, A Blind Lead
by Aaron Parrett
Montana’s Oasis on the Hi-Line Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs, 1923–2022
by Micah Chang

Reviews

Skillen, This Land is My Land: Rebellion in the West, reviewed by Betsy Gaines Quammen | Miller, XIT: A Story of Land, Cattle, and Capital in Texas and Montana, reviewed by Tim Lehman | Luckett, Never Caught Twice: Horse Stealing in Western Nebraska, 1850–1890, reviewed by Kelsey Dayle John

On the cover

(front) On the Way to Polebridge, by Suze Woolf, 2016; (back) Through Wonderland with Lieut. Schwatka, Northern Pacific Railroad pamphlet, 1886

Winter 2021

Vol. 71, No. 4
Winter 2021
From the Editor’s Desk by Diana Di Stefano
Introduction Western Women and The Quest for Equality
by Dee Garceau and Renée Laegreid, Guest Editors
Unearthing an Indian AbstractThe Personality Prints of Mary Sully
by Philip Deloria
Virginia Billedeaux and Helen Piotopowaka Clarke Blackfeet Activists
by Dee Garceau
Ella Mad Plume Yellow Wolf Photographs by a Native American Woman in the Early 1940s
by Rosalyn LaPier
The desire for that measure of justice” Consciousness, Political Expediency, and the Rise of Women’s Suffrage in Montana and the West, 1869–1920
by Jennifer Helton
“Some Light on an Old Topic” Uncovering the First Woman to Vote Dispute between Wyoming and Utah
by Andrea G. Radke-Moss

On the cover

(front) Cornelia Otis Skinner, by Mary Sully, ca. 1935, detail; (back) Edward C. “Teddy Blue” Abbott and Mary Stuart Abbott, ca. 1916.

Autumn 2021

Vol. 71, No. 3
Anna Gordon’s Quest for Equality Family, Labor, and Black Community in White Sulphur Springs, 1883–1924
by Michael K. Johnson
Intolerable Mischief and Great Abuse Governor Elmer Holt and Paul Maclean vs. the Montana State Highway Commission
by Jon Axline
PAUL! PAUL! An excerpt from Home Waters
by John N. Maclean
Rebranding Neoliberalism Idaho’s Owyhee Ranchers Confront Rangeland Reform
by Gregory B. LeDonne, Winner, 2021 Emerging Scholar Article Contest
Montana Book Roundup by Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Johnson, The Broken Heart of America, reviewed by Madeline Hagan | Greene, ed., “All Guns Fired at One Time,” reviewed by Jon G. James | Magid, An Honest Enemy, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Clow, Spotted Tail, reviewed by C. Lee Noyes | Utley, The Last Sovereigns, reviewed by R. Eli Paul | Mathes, Charles C. Painter, reviewed by Natale Zappia

On the cover

(front) A Strike at Sunset, by Elizabeth Lochrie, 1948; (back) Royal Coachman, artificial fly, ca. 1950

Summer 2021

Vol. 71, No. 2
Power in Place Montana’s Modern Artists Isabelle Johnson and Bill Stockton
by Michele Corriel
The Right Man to Do a Wrong Thing Charlie Thex, the Bear Creek Sheep Raid, and the Primacy of Fear
by Shane Dunning
Sara Bard Field and the Western Push for the Nineteenth Amendment by Sherry L. Smith
Jeannette Rankin on the Road by Cody Dodge Ewert
Commentary The 89ers: Finding Progressive Values in the Northern Rockies and Plains States’ Constitutions
by Samuel Western

Reviews

Davies, Native Hoops, reviewed by Jeff Nichols | Stacey, An Eye for Injustice, reviewed by Wendy Rex-Atzet | Jones, Calamity, reviewed by Mary Jane Bradbury | Sowards, An Open Pit Visible from the Moon, reviewed by Laurel D. Angell, JD | Arata, Race and the Wild West, reviewed by Polly E. Bugros McLean

On the cover

(front) Glacier Lilies, by Mary Vaux Walcott, 1899; (back) 1913 Women’s Suffrage Procession program

Spring 2021

Vol. 71, No. 1
Selections from A History of Montana in 101 Objects: Artifacts & Essays from the Montana Historical Society with an introduction by Kirby Lambert
“This wealth of woodland in the desert” Parks, Trees, and the Early Development of Great Falls, Montana, 1883–1916
by Troy A. Hallsell
Fort Peck’s Finest The 163rd Infantry’s Assiniboine and Sioux Soldiers in World War II
by Elise Boxer
From the Society Our Past, Present, and Future
by Molly Kruckenberg

Reviews

Ruffin and Mack, Freedom’s Racial Frontier, reviewed by Ryan McCarty | Isern, Pacing Dakota, reviewed by Kimberly K. Porter | Sherow, The Chisholm Trail, reviewed by Michael M. Miller | Cumin, The Sword Bearer Incident, reviewed by Hayden L. Nelson | Clayton, Natural Rivals, reviewed by Duke Richey | Theobold, Reproduction on the Reservation, reviewed by David C. Beyreis | Lauck, The Interior Borderlands, reviewed by Kevin Marshall | Rust, Watching Over Yellowstone, reviewed by Lee H. Whittlesey

On the cover

(front) Valley of Chiefs, by John Potter, 2010; (back) Entrance to Paris Gibson Park, Great Falls, ca. 1910

Winter 2020

Vol. 70, No. 4
Letter from the Editor by Diana L. Di Stefano
First Citizen of Montana The Business and Civic Legacy of Anton Holter
by John C. (Chris) Boe
“The days of traveling pill peddlers are done” The Establishment of Montana’s Board of Medical Examiners
by Todd L. Savitt
“Here she comes wearin’ them britches!” Saddles, Riding Skirts, and Social Reform in the Turn-of-the-Century Rural West
by Tracey Hanshew
“They do not, therefor, regard the boundary line as separating them”The Ktunaxa Nation and the Enforcement of the U.S.-Canadian Border, 1887
by Patrick Lozar
Montana Book Roundup by Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Wolman and Smith, Aloha Rodeo, reviewed by John Ryan Fisher | Flynn, Without Reservation, reviewed by Linda M. Clemmons | Hampton, The Best Gift, reviewed by Abigail A. Van Slyck

On the cover

(front) Lady Buckeroo, by Charles M. Russell, ca. 1925; (back) Blackfeet doll, ca. 1880

Autumn 2020

Vol. 70, No. 3
Investigating Negligence in Indian Affairs Charles C. C. Painter, the Indian Rights Association, and the Blackfeet Famine of 1883–1885
by Valerie Sherer Mathes
Mike Mansfield, Burton K. Wheeler, and the Montana Senate Campaign of 1946 by Marc C. Johnson
“What is a country without horses?” Robert Yellowtail and Horse Herd Restoration on the Crow Reservation, 1934–1944
by Kerri Keller Clement, Winner, 2020 Emerging Scholars Contest
On the Wing The Success of Montana’s Warm Springs Game Bird Farm, 1929–1983
by Cole Wandler
Commentary Warrior Spirit: Honoring the Legacy of American Indians’ U.S. Military Service
by Herman Viola, Cheryl Hughes, and Laura Ferguson

Reviews

Specht, Red Meat Republic, reviewed by Kristin Gates | Scofield, Outriders, reviewed by John Calvin Stefanek | Nugent, Color Coded, reviewed by Chuck Johnson | Hedren, Rosebud, June 17, 1876, reviewed by Jon G. James | Morris, In the Wake of Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Michael A. Hill | Johnson, Political Hell-Raiser, reviewed by Keith Edgerton

On the cover

Country Road, by Terry Redlin, 1980

Summer 2020

Vol. 70, No. 2
The Lady and the Monster Popular Perceptions and Treatment of Arctic Grayling and Bull Trout in Twentieth-Century Montana
by Adam R. Hodge
Shakespeare in Frontier and Territorial Montana, 1820–1889 by Gretchen E. Minton
Remembering Yellowstone National Park’s First African American Explorers by Michael Scott Van Wagenen
Paul Bunyan Rivaled Logging and Clearing Montana’s Hungry Horse Reservoir, 1945–1956
by James A. Grant

Reviews

Markowitz, Converting the Rosebud: Catholic Mission and the Lakotas, 1886–1916, reviewed by Sandra Garner | Goings, Barnes, and Snider, Red Coast: Radicalism and Anti-Radicalism in Southwestern Washington, reviewed by Vernon L. Pedersen

On the cover

(front) Tower Falls and Sulphur Mountain, by Thomas Moran, 1873, detail; (back) Trout, by George N. Cass, ca. 1861–1887

Spring 2020

Vol. 70, No. 1
Abundance, Slaughter, and Resilience of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s Mammal Population A View of the Historical Record, 1871–1885
by Lee H. Whittlesey
A Japanese Picture Bride in Montana The Story of Aya Hori Masuoka (1882–1972)
by Kathryn Tolbert
Fort Keogh’s Commissary A Global Market on the Great Plains from 1876 to 1900
by Ryan W. Booth
The Missing Cemetery of Taft, Montana, the “Wickedest City in America” by Kathleen Woodford
In Memoriam Peter H. Hassrick

Reviews

Donahue, Where the Rivers Ran Red, reviewed by Steve Adelson | Andersson, A Whirlwind Passed Through Our Country, reviewed by Richmond Clow | Duggan, General Custer, Libbie Custer and Their Dogs, reviewed by Michael Donahue | Jagodinsky and Mitchell, Beyond the Borders of the Law, reviewed by Tim Alan Garrison

On the cover

(front) In the Foothills, by Carl Rungius, n.d.; (back) The Actor Segawa Kikunojo II as Snow Woman, by Ippitsusai Buncho, ca. 1760–1770

Winter 2019

Vol. 69, No. 4
Letter from the Editorby Diana Di Stefano
Transitions in the Changing WestThe Photographic Legacy of Jessamine Spear Johnson
by Tempe Johnson Javitz
Bell v. ArmstrongIrrigation Conflicts, Water Law, and Scarcity in Montana’s Gallatin Valley, 1860–1909
by Jacob Swisher
The Shopkeeper’s FrontierHow the General Store Transformed Montana Territory, 1850–1885
by Greg Gordon
Land Acquisitions for Fort Peck DamA Square Deal Under the New Deal?
by John Lacey
From the Society End of the Last Ice Age
by Amanda Streeter Trum
Montana Book Roundup by Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Flemons, Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys, reviewed by Tyina Steptoe | Russell, Treasure State Tycoon, reviewed by Jeff Wiltse | McDermott, All Because of a Mormon Cow, reviewed by Jon G. James

On the cover

(front) Beringia, by Karen Carr, 2019

Autumn 2019

Vol. 69, No. 3
Celebrating the “Real Americans” The Indian Paintings of Joseph Henry Sharp
by Dr. Peter H. Hassrick
“Escaped Up Certain Trees”Fugitive Hank Buckner and the Fight for Law and Order in Idaho and Montana Territories, 1864–1866
by Ronald H. Limbaugh
“The Biggest Public Health Experiment Ever”The Polio Pioneers and Montana’s Contribution to the Elimination of Polio in the United States
by Todd S. Harwell, MPH; Stacey L. Anderson, MPH; Greg S. Holzman, MD, MPH; and Steven D. Helgerson, MD, MPH
CommentaryCoyotes on the Road The 2017 Westminster Expedition
by Jeff Nichols and Brent Olson
From the SocietyThe Montana Brewery Oral History Project
by Anneliese Warhank

Reviews

Martin, Ties, Rails, and Telegraph Wires, reviewed by Daniel J. Burge | Edwards, Friefeld, and Wingo, Homesteading the Plains, reviewed by Sarah Carter | Rensink, Native but Foreign, reviewed by Andrew H. Fisher | Bugros McLean, Remembering Lucile, reviewed by Michael K. Johnson

On the cover

(front) Winter Sports, Joseph Henry Sharp, ca. 1910; (back) WPA Poster, 1939

Summer 2019

Vol. 69, No. 2
“Worry, U.S.A.” Dude Ranch Advertising Looks East, 1915–1945
by Flannery Burke
Bigger Than Babies Social Change, Eugenics, and Montana’s “Better Baby” Contests in the Progressive Era
by Casey J. Pallister
Montana’s Norwegian Language Pressby John C. (Chris) Boe
Filling the Sky with Thunderbirds The Extraordinary Career of Native American Aviator Mary Riddle
by Llyn De Danaan
Commentary Truth, Facts, and Alternative Histories: Views from the Little Houses
by Elizabeth Jameson

Reviews

Wunder, Gold Mountain Turned to Dust, reviewed by Mark T. Johnson | Troccoli, Dippie, et al., Charles M. Russell: The Women in His Life and Art, reviewed by Elizabeth A. Dear | MacDonald, Before Yellowstone, reviewed by David Ferguson

On the cover

(front) Lucky Catch, by Philip R. Goodwin, 1910; (back) Clovis point, Anzick Collection, 12,600 B.C.E.

Spring 2019

Vol. 69, No. 1
“If you had fought bravely I would have sung for you” The Changing Roles of Cheyenne Women during Nineteenth Century Plains Warfare
by David Beyreis
Roosevelt’s “Company” Man
The Political Career of J. Bruce Kremer
by Thomas Spencer
Crossing the Divide from Citizen to Voter Tribal Suffrage in Montana, 1880–2016
by Richmond Clow
The Fight Against the “Huns’ Ally” in Missoula, Montana, 1918–1919by Ellen Leahy
Commentary Letters from Louis L’Amour: What I Learned about the Western Narrative
by Michael T. Marsden

My Journey with the Lost Memoir of James Howard Lowell: An Antietam Veteran in Montana
by Katharine Seaton Squires

Reviews

Catton, American Indians and National Forests, reviewed by Andrew H. Fisher | Utley, The Commanders, reviewed by Catharine R. Franklin | Voggesser, Irrigation, Timber, and Hydropower, reviewed by Ian Smith | Bennett and Abbott, The Perfect Fence, reviewed by Leah F. Tookey | Kelly, The Hunter Elite, reviewed by Lee Whittlesey | Lovin, Complexity in a Ditch, reviewed by Kevin R. Marsh

On the cover

(front) An American Portrait with Flag, 1979, by Fritz Scholder; (back) The Great Blue Heron, 1977, by Bob Scriver

Winter 2018

Vol. 68, No. 4
Salutations from Your New Editor by Diana Di Stefano
Holding the HerdNelson Story’s 1866 Cattle Drive
by John C. Russell
Migrant Culture MaintenanceThe Welsh in Silver Bow County, Montana, 1880–1920
by Robert Llewellyn Tyler
Operations Haylift, Snowbound, and VittlesFederal Disaster Relief and Strategic Humanitarian Intervention in 1949
by David W. Mills
Billings and BeyondThe Progressive Vision of Mayor Willard Fraser
by Lou Mandler
Joe Scheuerle and His Remarkable Indian Gallery by Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney
Montana Book Roundup by Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Gish Hill, Webs of Kinship, reviewed by Gregory R. Campbell | Warren, God’s Red Son, reviewed by Rosalyn LaPier | Leech, The City That Ate Itself, reviewed by Fredric L. Quivik | Wellman, Peace Weavers, reviewed by Baligh Ben Taleb

On the cover

(front) Mountain Warriors Before the Storm, by Earl Biss, 1990; (back) Shoshone cradleboard, n.d.

Autumn 2018

Vol. 68, No. 3
Every Word Belongs by Bill Wyckoff
The Ivan Doig Symposium at Montana State Universityby Susan Kollin
Ivan Clark Doig and His Literary Works, 1939–2015by Jodi Rasker and Jan Zauha
Creating “An In-Between Thing”The United States Forest Service and Ivan Doig’s Two Medicine Country
by Matt Fockler
Writer as Labor HistorianThe Changing World of Work in Ivan Doig’s Montana Books
by Nancy Cook
Home Ground and KinIvan Doig’s Montana
by Jill (Ramaker) Mackin
Born to Be PublishedIvan Doig and Taylor Gordon
by Laura Ferguson
On Writing and WritersA Conversation between Carol Doig and Lois Welch
edited and with an introduction by Mary Murphy
Savvying the RhythmsEditing Ivan
by Rebecca Saletan
The Ivan Doig Archive at Montana State Universityby Hannah McKelvey, Jan Zauha, and Jason Clark

On the cover

(front, detail) Old Man of the Hills, courtesy Tony Bynum, photographer; (back) Ivan Doig, 1988, James G. Todd, engraver, print courtesy Montana State University–Bozeman

Summer 2018

Vol. 68, No. 2
Ties, Rails, and Telegraph WiresHow Railroads Shaped Montana and the West
by Dale Martin
“No More War, No More Plague”The Spanish Influenza Pandemic Toll on Montana
by Todd S. Harwell, Greg S. Holzman, and Steven D. Helgerson
Mid-Century Monolith in Northwestern Montanahe Hungry Horse Dam Project
by Charlene Roise
“Whoa, Blue, Whoa!”Cowpuncher Teddy Blue Abbott, We Pointed Them North, and Montana’s Open-Range Era
by Vic Reiman
An Editor’s Farewellby Molly Holz

Reviews

Wrobel, America’s West, reviewed by Brian Q. Cannon | Evans, Farming Across Borders, reviewed by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg | Bricklin, America’s Best Female Sharpshooter, reviewed by Sandra K. Mathews | Johns and Johns, The Baneberry Disaster, reviewed by Robert Franklin

On the cover

(front, detail) Gustav Wilhelm Krollman, Northern Pacific Railway North Coast Limited poster; (back) Highscalers—Boulder Dam, by Maynard Dixon, 1934

Spring 2018

Vol. 68, No. 1
Art, Agency, and ConservationA Fresh Look at Albert Bierstadt’s Vision of the West
by Peter H. Hassrick
John Owen’s Worst TripA Journey across the Columbia Plateau, 1858
by Sally Thompson
The Piikuni and the U.S. Army’s Piegan ExpeditionCompeting Narratives of the 1870 Massacre on the Marias River
by Rodger C. Henderson
“Enriched by the Vitalized Pictures”The Moving Image Archives at the Montana Historical Society
by Kelly Burton

Reviews

Loomis, Empire of Timber, reviewed by Aaron Goings | Snow, Living with Lead, reviewed by Leif Frederickson | Dykstra and Manfra, Dodge City and the Birth of the Wild West, reviewed by David Dary | Dearinger, The Filth of Progress, reviewed by Hilton Obenzinger | Botkin, Frank Little and the IWW, reviewed by Jon Axline | Catton, Rainy Lake House, reviewed by Benjamin H. Johnson

On the cover

The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak, by Albert Bierstadt, 1863

Winter 2017

Vol. 67, No. 4
“Ho for the City of Angels and Sunny Skies”The Union Pacific’s Midwinter Excursions to California
by Nancy Cooper
An “Undesirable Station”U.S. Army Soldiers at Fort Yellowstone and the Creation of the National Park Service Ranger Program
by Thomas C. Rust
Tie Hackers on the Front Range, 1886–1887Building the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba and the Montana Central Railroads
by John A. Vollertsen
Redefining CitizenshipCurriculum Reform and the Changing Politics of Education in World War I–Era Butte
by Cody Dodge Ewert
Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Merritt, The Coming Man from Canton, reviewed by Barry McCarron | Garrett, Making Lamanites, reviewed by Majel Boxer | Kruger, J. C. Penney, reviewed by Michael M. Miller | Frey, Carry Forth the Stories, reviewed by Sally Thompson | Smith, Yellowstone and the Smithsonian, reviewed by Kevin C. Brown | Bryan, The American Elsewhere, reviewed by Amy S. Greenberg | Newby, Theodore Waddell, reviewed by Patricia Vettel-Becker

On the cover

(front) Untitled, by N. C. Wyeth, c. 1906; (back) Poster for Eighth National Orange Show, San Bernardino, California, 1918

Autumn 2017

Vol. 67, No. 3
Cheyenne and Lakota Women at the Battle of the Little Bighornby Leila Monaghan watch the video
“Please Send Me Some Medecine”Dr. Charles A. McNulty’s Medical Practice in Madison County, Montana
by Todd L. Savitt
Buffalo Soldiers in Big Sky Country, 1888–1898by John P. Langellier
A Copper King’s Mysterious MarriageThe Peculiar Pairing of William A. Clark and Anna LaChapelle
by Keith Edgerton
The Great WarFrom the Vaults of the Montana Historical Society
by Martha Kohl

Reviews

Powell, Vanishing America, reviewed by Daniel Justin Herman | Puisto, “This Is My Reservation, I Belong Here”, reviewed by Laurie Arnold | Schulte, As Precious as Blood, reviewed by William D. Rowley | Pihach, Mudeater, reviewed by Ted Binnema | Lamont, Westerns, reviewed by Maria O’Connell

On the cover

(front) Apache Camp in Hondo Cañon, New Mexico, by Joseph Henry Sharp, c. 1920; (back) Nitrous oxide gasometer, Montana Historical Society Museum Collection

Summer 2017

Vol. 67, No. 2
All-American Indian Days and the Miss Indian America Pageantby Gregory Nickerson watch the video
Operation Skywatch The Montana Ground Observer Corps, 1952–1959
by Jon Axline
The Most Dangerous Man in MontanaCorruption, Communism, and Bill Dunne
by Vernon L. Pedersen
Exposing the Work of Albert Peale and Charles Loughrey United States Geological Survey Photography in Montana and Wyoming
by Marcy Flynn

Reviews

Kaplan, Earning the Rockies, reviewed by Kevin Jon Fernlund | Moore, Sweet Freedom’s Plains, reviewed by Susan D. Anderson | McLaird, Hugh Glass, reviewed by Elizabeth A. Watry | Dant, Losing Eden, reviewed by Greg Gordon | Duchemin, New Deal Cowboy, reviewed by Patricia Loughlin | Hedren, Powder River, reviewed by Aaron David Hyams | Rogers, Unpopular Sovereignty, reviewed by Thomas G. Alexander

On the cover

(front) The Great American Rodeo Cowboy, by Hugh Cabot, 1986; (back) Elizabeth Coyote Threat, by Elizabeth Lochrie, 1960

Spring 2017

Vol. 67, No. 1
“We Had to Start Treating Them as Human Beings” Dr. Philip Pallister, Clinical Genetics, and the Montana State Training School, 1940s–1970s
by Linda Sargent Wood
More than Mourning Dove Christine Quintasket: Activist, Leader, Public Intellectual
by Laurie Arnold
Working on the Railroad A Memoir by Immigrant Laborer Poet Antonio Andreoni
by Maria Bendinelli Predelli

Reviews

Armitage, Shaping the Public Good, reviewed by Mary Murphy | Dennison, Montana’s Pioneer Naturalist, reviewed by Robert W. Rydell | Cutler, “Hang Them All”, reviewed by Gary Clayton Anderson | Pierce, Making the White Man’s West, reviewed by Monica Rico | Frisbee, Counterpunch, reviewed by Randy Roberts | Wells, Defender, reviewed by Bryon Andreasen | McCormack, Imagining Tombstone, reviewed by Phil Gruen | Wise, Producing Predators, reviewed by Tim Lehman | Etulain, Lincoln and Oregon Country Politics in the Civil War Era, reviewed by Carlos A. Schwantes

On the cover

(front) While the Horses Stood To Their Fetlocks In The Tumbling Stream, He Turned To Her, A Smiling Question In His Eyes, by W. H. D. Koerner, 1929; (back) Jawbone Railroad, by Ralph DeCamp, 1904

Winter 2016

Vol. 66, No. 4
Western Montana’s Christmas Tree Boom, 1926–1969by Rich Aarstad
From Forest to Market Work in Montana’s Christmas Tree Industry
by Darris Flanagan
Picturing Indian Health Dr. Ferdinand Shoemaker’s Traveling Photographs from the Crow Reservation, 1910–1918
by Rebecca S. Wingo
Alberta’s Special Areas Drought and Adaptation on the Canadian Plains
by William N. Holden
Becoming Herders Basque Immigration, Labor, and Settlement in Nevada, 1880–1910
by Iker Saitua
Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Lansing, Insurgent Democracy, reviewed by Molly P. Rozum | Owens, Empire Maker, reviewed by Robert H. Greene | McDermott, Grim, and Mobley, eds., The Mullan Road, reviewed by Paul R. Wylie | Adams, Three Roads to Magdalena, reviewed by Marilyn Irvin Holt | Wright, Law at Little Big Horn, reviewed by Frederic C. Wagner III | Ferguson, This Is Our Land, reviewed by Greg Gordon | Hansen, Encounter on the Great Plains, reviewed by Linda Clemmons

On the cover

(front) A “Bear” Chance, by Philip R. Goodwin, 1907; (back) Christmas card, 1883

Autumn 2016

Vol. 66, No. 3
“Realizing the Chance of Your Life”A Wisconsin Doctor Moves to Missoula, 1905
by Todd L. Savitt
Nurse, Mother, MidwifeSusie Walking Bear Yellowtail and the Struggle for Crow Women’s Reproductive Autonomy
by Brianna Theobald
After the West Was WonHow African American Buffalo Soldiers Invigorated the Helena Community in Early Twentieth-Century Montana
by Anthony Wood
Fraud at Fort ParkerHow Corruption and Contracting Built Early Bozeman
by Crystal Alegria and Marsha Fulton
“I was smitten with the West”The Montana Historical Society celebrates Brian W. Dippie
by Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Bottomly-O’looney and Lambert, Montana’s Charlie Russell, reviewed by Larry Len Peterson | Brooks, Restoring the Shining Waters, reviewed by Cody Ferguson | Elofson, So Far and Yet so Close, reviewed by Matthew Todd | Jones, Epiphany in the Wilderness, reviewed by Andrea Smalley | Martin and Martin, Horsehair Bridles, reviewed by Lyndel Meikle | Mathes, ed., The Women’s National Indian Association, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | Jensen and Patterson, eds., Travels with Frances Densmore, reviewed by Karen E. Phoenix

On the cover

(front) Aspen Vista, by Ernest Martin Hennings, n.d.; (back) Medicine kit, c. 1890

Summer2016

Vol. 66, No. 2
State of ChangeWomen and the 1972 Montana Constitutional Convention
by Kelly Kirk
“One Page at a Time“Early Printing in Territorial Montana
by Aaron Parrett
“Dead Work,“ Electric Futures, and the Hidden History of the Gilded Ageby Jeremy Zallen
Expanding Digital Access to Historic Montana Newspapersby Tammy Troup

Reviews

Embry and Cannon, eds., Immigrants in the Far West, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Brown, Trout Culture, reviewed by James Thull | Spude, Saloons, Prostitutes, and Temperance in Alaska Territory, reviewed by Kristin Mapel Bloomberg | Bigart, ed., “A Great Many of Us Have Good Farms”, reviewed by William R. Swagerty | Mills, Cold War in a Cold Land, reviewed by Miles D. Lewis | Ware, The Cherokee Kid, reviewed by Patricia Loughlin | Grua, Surviving Wounded Knee, reviewed by Leila Monaghan | Nelson, Wrecks of Human Ambition, reviewed by Jonathan Hall | Abbott, Imagined Frontiers, reviewed by Daniel F. Zizzamia

On the cover

(front) Parley, by Earl Biss, 1977; (back) Miners in the Stope, by Paul Sample, 1936

Spring 2016

Vol. 66, No. 1
Creating “Staunch Hearted, Bright-Eyed Sportswomen”The Montana Legacy of Ina E. Gittings
by Pamela Stewart
A Cross in the WildernessSt. Mary’s Mission Celebrates 175 Years
by Ellen Baumler
Rocky Mountain RadicalsCopper King James A. Murray, Senator James E. Murray, and Seventy-Eight Years of Montana Politics, 1883–1961
by Bill Farley
Manufactured Housing in Twentieth-Century Montanaby Zoe Ann Stoltz watch the video

Reviews

Trafzer, A Chemehuevi Song, reviewed by William D. Rowley | Kollin, Captivating Westerns, reviewed by Alex Trimble Young | Moore, Bootleggers and Borders, reviewed by Brenden W. Rensink | Sanderson, Controlled Recklessness, reviewed by Jim Hoy | Childers, The Size of the Risk, reviewed by John Freemuth | Baird, Mallickan, and Swagerty, Encounters with the People, reviewed by John D. McDermott

On the cover

(front) Oil Field Girls, by Jerry Bywaters, 1940; (back) “I purely hate ever’thin’ about a sheep,” by Stan Lynde, 1975

Winter 2015

Vol. 65, No. 4
Cowboys and CapitalistsThe XIT Ranch in Texas and Montana, 1885–1912
by Michael M. Miller watch the video
“Failure to Protect”Legal Interpretations of Rape and Wife Assault in Butte, Montana, 1900–1920
by Natalie F. Scheidler
“There When We Needed Them”Harriette E. Cushman and the Birth of Montana’s Turkey Marketing Cooperatives
by Amy L. McKinney
Yellowstone’s History, Lost and FoundThe Tangled Provenance of the Gustavus Cheyney Doane Papers
by Kim Allen Scott
Where Did I Read That?A Guide to Montana’s Comprehensive Index and Databases
by Christy Eckerle

Reviews

Stands In Timber and Liberty, A Cheyenne Voice, reviewed by David R. Wilson | Chapin, Freshwater Passages, reviewed by Jim Hardee | Peterson, Charles M. Russell, reviewed by David Stanley | Robison, Confederates in Montana Territory, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Reed, Saving the Pryor Mountain Mustang, reviewed by Andrea Glessner | Hightower, Banking in Oklahoma Before Statehood, reviewed by Kenny L. Brown | Fox, Downwind, reviewed by David Mills | Parks, The Darkest Period, reviewed by Tai S. Edwards | Britten, The National Council on Indian Opportunity, reviewed by David R. M. Beck | Nystrom, Seeing Underground, reviewed by Ronald C. Brown | Bagley, South Pass, reviewed by Michael L. Tate

On the cover

(front) Cutting Out, by N. C. Wyeth, 1904–1905; (back) >Untitled, by Father Joseph Joset, 1846

Autumn 2015

Vol. 65, No. 3
Remove the Dam, Restore the RiverHow Public Participation Redefined Superfund Law at Milltown, Montana
by David Brooks
Surviving MontanaWomen’s Memories of Work and Family Life, 1900–1960
by Laurie Mercier
The Traditional Worldview of the Kootenai Peopleby the Kootenai Culture Committee

Reviews

Smith, Hippies, Indians, and the Fight for Red Power, reviewed by Kevin Jon Fernlund | Mack, Black Spokane, reviewed by Jill K. Gill | Tolton, Healy’s West, reviewed by Ryan Hall | Summitt, Contested Waters, reviewed by Marcus Burtner | Soike, Busy in the Cause, reviewed by Lisa Payne Ossain | Frank, Making Rocky Mountain National Park, reviewed by Jeff Malcomson | Clark, Supplying Custer, reviewed by William A. Dobak | Potter, Standing Firmly by the Flag, reviewed by Mark R. Scherer

On the cover

(front) Target Practice, by Tom Lovell, 1986; (back) Mountain Goat, by John L. Clarke, 1923

Summer 2015

Vol. 65, No. 2
Going PublicChildbirth, the Board of Health, and Montana Women, 1860–1920
by Jennifer J. Hill
Pack Mules and ParachutesFirefighting Partners at Montana’s Ninemile Remount Depot
by Janet Ore
Forgotten PioneersThe Chinese in Montana
by Ellen Baumler watch the video
Daphne Bugbee JonesA Modernist Architect’s Legacy
by Hipólito Rafael Chacón watch the video
Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Orsi, Citizen Explorer, reviewed by Jay H. Buckley | Petersen, John Mullan, reviewed by Ryan Shaw | Caffey, Chasing the Santa Fe Ring, reviewed by Rick Hendricks | Ball, Tom Horn in Life and Legend, reviewed by Jeremy M. Johnston | Anglin and Morris, Gloomy Terrors and Hidden Fires, reviewed by Lee H. Whittlesey | Albrecht, Rethinking Rural, reviewed by David D. Vail

On the cover

(front, detail) Helena Chinese temple embroidered silk banner, c. 1890s; (back) Helena Chinese temple painted wooden altar, c. 1880s

Spring 2015

Vol. 65, No. 1
When Jeannette Said “No”Montana Women’s Response to World War I
by Mary Murphy
“Upward Ho! Or, The Way of The Better Life”The Circuit Chautauqua Movement in Montana
by Nancy Cooper
Bob & CharlieA Montana Pair to Draw To
by Kirby Lambert and Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney
Firefighters in the Sky75 Years and Still Smokejumping over Montana
by Lincoln Bramwell
The Montana Historical Society Celebrates 150 Yearsby Bruce Whittenberg

Reviews

Wyckoff, How to Read the American West, reviewed by J. Clark Archer | Gruen, Manifest Destinations, reviewed by Michael Childers | Sailor, Meaningful Places, reviewed by Carl Mautz | Robison, Montana Territory and the Civil War, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Farmer, Trees in Paradise, reviewed by Linda L. Ivey | Sowards, Idaho’s Place, reviewed by Amy E. Canfield | Isenberg, Wyatt Earp, reviewed by John H. Barnhill | Curtis, Gambling on Ore, reviewed by Eric C. Nystrom | Anderson, Ethnic Cleansing and the Indian, reviewed by Clyde Ellis

On the cover

(front) When the Land Belonged to God, by Charles M. Russell, 1914; (back) White Bears & White Cliffs, by Robert F. Morgan, 1988

Winter 2014

Vol. 63, No. 4
Women, Wobblies, and the ‘War of Grays Harbor’Finnish-American Women and the 1912 Grays Harbor Lumber Strike
by Aaron Goings
In the Winner’s CircleHow Montana Thoroughbreds Upset the Nineteenth Century’s Racing Establishment
by Catharine Melin-Moser
John Mix StanleyAn Artist’s View of the 1853 Pacific Railroad Survey and the Far Northwest
by Peter H. Hassrick
Authenticating Chief Joseph’s ShirtRevelations from Comparison of Digitized Photographs
by Jeffrey Baitis and James S. Brust
Becoming Chinese in MontanaThe Chinese Empire Reform Association and National Identity among Montana’s Chinese Communities
by Mark Johnson

Reviews

Butler, Across God’s Frontiers, reviewed by Sue Armitage | Morin, The Legacy of American Copper Smelting, reviewed by Katherine G. Aiken | Morrison, Hog’s Exit, reviewed by Michael Serizawa Brown | Switzer, The Steamboat Bertrand and Missouri River Commerce, reviewed by Jon G. James | Di Stefano, Encounters in Avalanche Country, reviewed by Christian Harrison | Mueller, Shooting Arrows and Slinging Mud, and Lubetkin, ed., Custer and the 1873 Yellowstone Survey, reviewed by William A. Dobak | Gutfeld, Treasure State Justice, reviewed by Steven Sabol | Greene, American Carnage, reviewed by Jeffrey D. Means

On the cover

(front) Untitled, Montana Teton Valley Scene, by John Mix Stanley, c. 1855; (back) War shirt worn by Chief Joseph, October 1877

Autumn 2014

Vol. 64, No. 3
In Search of the SublimeFinding Transcendence in the Mountain West, 1880–1920
by Diana L. Di Stefano
Rudyard KiplingAt Large in the West
by Landon Y. Jones
‘We Are Learning to Do These Things Better’A Women’s History of Helena’s First Neighborhood
by Ellen Baumler
‘Come Join the K.K.K. in the Old Town Tonight’The Ku Klux Klan in Harlowton, Montana, during the 1920s
by Christine K. Erickson
Protecting Montana’s Historic Propertiesby Kathryn Ore watch the video

Reviews

Wrobel, Global West, American Frontier, reviewed by John M. Findlay | Gordon, When Money Grew on Trees, reviewed by Erik Loomis | Dover, Tulalip from My Heart, reviewed by Laurie Arnold | Buecker, A Brave Soldier and Honest Gentleman, reviewed by Michael L. Tate | Demers, ed., Travels and Tales of Miriam Green Ellis, reviewed by Amy L. McKinney | Dillon, The Montana Vigilantes, reviewed by Frederick Allen | Johnston, Mercury and the Making of California, reviewed by Matthew M. Day | Smith, Revelation, Resistance, and Mormon Polygamy, reviewed by Amanda Hendrix-Komoto | Labor, Jack London, reviewed by Nicolas S. Witschi | Penny, Kindred by Choice, reviewed by Ryan Hall

On the cover

(front) Winter Snow's Finale, by Gene Kloss, c. 1945; (back) Transport to the Northern Lights, by Charles M. Russell, c. 1900

Summer 2014

Vol. 64, No. 2
Women’s History MattersThe Montana Historical Society’s Suffrage Centennial Project
by Ellen Baumler, Laura K. Ferguson, Jodie Foley, Annie Hanshew, Anya Jabour, Martha Kohl, and Marcella Sherfy Walter watch the videos
Calamity JaneA Life and Legends
by Richard W. Etulain watch the video
Divas, Divorce, and DisclosureHidden Narratives in the Diaries of Evelyn Cameron
by Ann Roberts and Christine Wordsworth
Ewen and Evelyn Cameron Under the Big SkyA Photographic Essay

Reviews

Graybill, The Red and the White, reviewed by Clyde A. Milner II | Arnold, Bartering with the Bones of Their Dead, reviewed by Andrew H. Fisher | Mogen, Honyocker Dreams; Kuglin, ed., Last Tango in Melrose, Montana; Buyer, When I Came West; Blew, This Is Not the Ivy League; reviewed by Linda Karell | Floyd, Claims and Speculations, reviewed by Melody Graulich | Philpott, Vacationland, reviewed by Peter J. Blodgett

On the cover

(front) Madonna of the Windmill, by Remington Schuyler, c. 1915; (back) E Is for Echo, by Fanny Cory Cooney, c. 1935

Spring 2014

Vol. 64, No. 1
Wheeling through YellowstoneA History of Early Bicycling in America’s First National Park
by Wes Hardin
‘The Courage to Act by a Higher and Humaner Principle’Lewis J. Duncan and the Socialist Movement in Butte, Montana, 1900–1914
by John Hajduk
Forrest Anderson, the 1972 Constitution, and the Reshaping of Montanaby Brian Shovers watch the video
From Havana to MontanaCuban Refugee Children, Operation Pedro Pan, and the Cold War Catholic Church
by Clint Attebery

Reviews

Larson and Larson, Ernest L. Blumenschein, reviewed by Peter H. Hassrick | Basso, Meet Joe Copper, reviewed by Jennifer J. Hill | Vrooman, “The Whole Country was . . . ‘One Robe,’ ” reviewed by Jaakko Puisto | Tyer, Opportunity, Montana, reviewed by Brian Leech

On the cover

(front) Three Old Gentlemen, by Carl Rungius, c. 1940; (back) Members of the Twenty-fifth Infantry Bicycle Corps, Minerva Terrace, Yellowstone National Park, August 1896

Winter 2013

Vol. 63, No. 4
Montana’s Conjurers, Con Men, and Card CheatsWilbur E. Sanders, S. W. Erdnase, and The Expert at the Card Table
by Marty Demarest watch the video
‘Hewing Community Out of Wilderness’Montana’s Korpivaara and Kuhmoniemi Settlements in the Early Twentieth Century
by Dena L. Sanford
Killing Montana’s WolvesStockgrowers, Bounty Bills, and the Uncertain Distinction between Predators and Producers
by Michael Wise
Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Steiner, ed., Regionalists on the Left, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | Tonkovich, The Allotment Plot, reviewed by Wade Davies | Heefner, The Missile Next Door, reviewed by Jen Corrinne Brown | Scott, Uncovering History, reviewed by Richard A. Fox | Unrau, Indians, Alcohol, and the Roads to Taos and Santa Fe, reviewed by David C. Beyreis | Chamberlain, In the Shadow of Billy the Kid, reviewed by Linda English | Watry, Women in Wonderland, reviewed by Nancy S. Cook | Cairns, Proof of Guilt, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Amundson, Passage to Wonderland, reviewed by Keith A. Sculle

On the cover

(front) Timber Wolves at Bay, by Aiden Lassell Ripley, n.d.; (back) Faro bank from Montana Saloon, Miles City, Montana, 1865–99

Autumn 2013

Vol. 63, No. 3
Blood MoneyThe Montana Bankers Association and the Bozeman Bank Robbery of 1932
by Kim Allen Scott
The Bones Brothers Ranchby Joan L. Brownell
From Party Lines and Barbed WireA History of Telephones in Montana
by Ellen Arguimbau
A Massive UndertakingConstructing Montana’s Interstate Highways, 1956–1988
by Jon Axline
Luck and DetailsPhotographing the Work of Charles M. Russell
by Tom Ferris watch the video

Reviews

Finn, Mining Childhood, reviewed by Elliott West | Loeb, Hogan, and Plainfeather, The Woman Who Loved Mankind, reviewed by Timothy P. McCleary | Garcílazo, Traqueros, reviewed by Brian D. Behnken | Yochim, Protecting Yellowstone, reviewed by Alice Wondrak Biel | Melcher, Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Choice in Twentieth-Century Arizona, reviewed by Eileen V. Wallis | Caldwell, Visions and Voices, reviewed by Suzanne Waring | Stevenson, Deliverance from the Little Big Horn, and Upton, comp., Custer Catastrophe at the Little Big Horn, reviewed by Albert Winkler | Beaton, Colorado Women, reviewed by Rebecca A. Hunt | Wissler and Kehoe, Amskapi Pikuni, reviewed by Rosalyn R. LaPier | Lahti, Cultural Construction of Empire, reviewed by Robert Wooster | Holtby, Forty-Seventh Star, reviewed by Meg Frisbee | Mackedon, Bombast, reviewed by E. Jerry Jessee | St-Onge, Podruchny, and Macdougall, eds., Contours of a People, reviewed by Scott P. Stephen

On the cover

(front, detail) The Pay-stage, by N. C. Wyeth, 1909; (back) Highway Department road grader and steamroller, by Irvin "Shorty" Shope, 1964

Summer 2013

Vol. 63, No. 2
Montana ModernismContemporary Architecture in the Western State, 1945–1975
by H. Rafael Chacón
Black Hills and BloodshedThe U.S. Army and the Invasion of Lakota Land, 1868–1876
by Catharine R. Franklin
Charlie Russell and Glacier Parkby Elizabeth A. Dear and David Stanley
Lee Metcalf and the Politics of PreservationPart II—Conflict, Compromise, and the Art of Leadership
by Frederick H. Swanson

Reviews

Farr, Blackfoot Redemption, reviewed by Rosalyn R. LaPier | Utley, Geronimo, reviewed by Kevin D. Shupe | MacKinnon, The Identities of Marie Rose Delorme Smith, reviewed by Katherine Massoth | Smokov, He Rode with Butch and Sundance, reviewed by John H. Monnett | Childers, Colorado Powder Keg, reviewed by Diana L. Di Stefano

On the cover

(front) Weasel Tail (A'pukoyis), by Winold Reiss, 1927; (back) Private residence, Helena, Montana, Keith Kolb, architect, 1974

Spring 2013

Vol. 63, No. 1
Lee Metcalf and the Politics of PreservationPart I—A Positive Program of Development
by Frederick H. Swanson
On TrialThe Washington R*dskins’ Wily Mascot—Coach William “Lone Star” Dietz
by Linda M. Waggoner
The Case for a Custer Battalion SurvivorPrivate Gustave Korn’s Story
by Albert Winkler
A “Temple of Pleasure”Missoula’s Wilma Theatre
by Elizabeth “Libi” Sundermann
Montana’s National Register Programby John Boughton

Reviews

Turner, The Promise of Wilderness, reviewed by Adam M. Sowards | Baumler, More Montana Moments, reviewed by Benjamin L. Clark | Rosenthal, Reimagining Indian Country, reviewed by Maurice Crandall | Black, The Epic Story of Yellowstone, reviewed by Tamsen Hert | Swetnam, Books, Bluster, and Bounty, reviewed by John Egan | Walz, Nikkei in the Interior West, reviewed by Patricia E. Roy | Szabo, Imprisoned Art, Complex Patronage; Hebner, Southern Paiute; and Wiles, Arapaho Journeys; reviewed by Martha C. Knack | Boag, Re-Dressing America’s Frontier Past, reviewed by Melinda Marie Jetté | Sheridan, Arizona, reviewed by James D. McBride | Hirt, The Wired Northwest, reviewed by Brian Q. Cannon

On the cover

(front) Rodeo Rider, by William Herbert Dunton, 1908; (back) Images from the Mulvaney Postcard Collection

Winter 2012

Vol. 62, No. 4
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Burton K. Wheeler, and the Great Debate A Montana Senator’s Crusade for Non-intervention before World War II
by Marc C. Johnson
Children of the HillSituating Children in Butte’s History
by Janet L. Finn watch the video
Vaccine Production in the Bitterroot Valley during World War IIHow Rocky Mountain Laboratory Protected American Forces from Yellow Fever
by Gary R. Hettrick
Camp CookeMontana Territory’s Forgotten First U.S. Army Post
by Rodger Lawrence Huckabee
And the Bride Wore . . . Montana Weddings, 1900–1960An Exhibit from the Montana Historical Society
by Martha Kohl
Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Fiege, The Republic of Nature, reviewed by Dan Flores | Hayes, Historical Atlas of Washington and Oregon, reviewed by Klaus D. Gurgel | Lingenfelter, Bonanzas and Borrascas, reviewed by John Koerth | Reid, Forging a Fur Empire, reviewed by Nicholas J. Aieta | Rzeczkowski, Uniting the Tribes, reviewed by Rebecca Nathan | MacDonald, Montana before History, reviewed by Mark F. Baumler | Hurt, The Big Empty, reviewed by Rebecca A. Buller | Mathes, Divinely Guided, reviewed by Karin L. Huebner

On the cover

(front) The News Boy or Boy with Snowball, by John George Brown, n.d.; (back) Wedding dress and hat of Emma Jama, 1901

Autumn 2012

Vol. 62, No. 3
This Was J.C.PenneyA Century of James Penney’s Main Street Department Stores in the Rocky Mountain West
by David Delbert Kruger watch the video
The Travails of Flathead Indian Agent Charles S. Medary, 1875–1877by Robert Bigart
The Art of StorytellingPlains Indian Perspectives
by Jennifer Bottomley-O’looney
Louis W. Hill, the Great Northern Railway, and the Origins of Automobile Tourism in the Northern Plainsby Alan R. Havig
The Serendipitous Preservation of Butte’s Mai Wah Noodle Parlor and the Wah Chong Tai Companyby Hal Waldrup

Reviews

Geiger, Subverting Exclusion, reviewed by Caroline H. Yang | Hampton, ed., Life and Death at the Mouth of the Musselshell, reviewed by Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs | McPherson, As If the Land Owned Us, reviewed by Matthew S. Makley | Jenkinson, The Character of Meriwether Lewis, reviewed by Larry E. Morris | Ballard, Commander and Builder of Western Forts, reviewed by Michael L. Tate | Mengak, Reshaping Our National Parks and Their Guardians, reviewed by Craig Rigdon

On the cover

(front) Deer Hunters' Camp, by William Herbert Dunton, c. 1926; (back) Ledger Book, by Walter Bone Shirt, Brulé Lakota, c. 1890

Summer 2012

Vol. 62, No. 2
The End of FreedomThe Military Removal of the Blackfeet and Reservation Confinement, 1880
by William E. Farr
Protest, Power, and the PitFighting Open-Pit Mining in Butte, Montana
by Brian Leech
Breaking Racial Barriers ‘Everyone’s Welcome’ at the Ozark Club, Great Falls, Montana’s African American Nightclub
by Ken Robison
Building Permanent and Substantial RoadsPrison Labor on Montana’s Highways, 1910–1925
by Jon Axline
Signs of the TimesThe Montana Historical Society’s National Register Sign Program
by Ellen Baumler

Reviews

Jiusto and Brown, Hand Raised, reviewed by Jon T. Kilpinen / Hedren, After Custer, reviewed by James N. Leiker / Courtwright, Prairie Fire, reviewed by Sarah Keyes / Schackel, Working the Land, reviewed by Susanne George Bloomfield / Wood, Hunt Jr., and Williams, Fort Clark and Its Indian Neighbors, reviewed by Steven Reidburn / Pasco, Helen Ring Robinson, reviewed by Alexandra M. Nickliss / Flint and Flint, eds., The Latest Word from 1540, reviewed by Thomas Merlan / Harvey, Rainbow Bridge to Monument Valley, reviewed by Lawrence Culver

On the cover

(front) Big Brownie, by Bob Kuhn, c. 1950s–1960s; (back) Montana Ore Crushing, by Ralph E. DeCamp, 1894

Spring 2012

Vol. 62, No. 1
Jerry O’ConnellMontana’s Communist Congressman
by Vernon L. Pedersen
Beyond the ‘Mongolian Muddle’Reconsidering Virginia City, Montana’s China War of 1881
by Laura J. Arata
E. B. White’s Montana and The Trumpet of the Swanby Marcia Melton
The Politics of PerformanceMontana’s Landless Indians and Beveridge’s Montana Wildest West Show
by Elizabeth Sperry
Innovations in EducationThe Montana Historical Society’s Reach Extends Nationally and Internationally
by Mark Johnson watch the video

Reviews

White, Railroaded, reviewed by David A. Nesheim | Huntley, The Making of Yosemite, reviewed by Michael J. Yochim | Ross-Nazzal, Winning the West for Women, reviewed by Sunu Kodumthara | Bigler and Bagley, The Mormon Rebellion, reviewed by Gerrit Dirkmaat | Carter and McCormack, eds., Recollecting, reviewed by Carol L. Higham | Robinson, ed., Plains Indian Art, reviewed by Richmond L. Clow | Dempsey, Always an Adventure, reviewed by Ted Binnema | McCormick and Sillito, A History of Utah Radicalism, reviewed by Jeff Nichols | Findlay and Hevly, Atomic Frontier Days, reviewed by Hunter Hollins | Lee, Principle over Party, reviewed by Jon Lauck | Fryxell, Ferdinand Hayden, reviewed by Paul D. McDermott | McManus, Happyland, reviewed by Sheila McManus | Bushman, ed., Pansy’s History, reviewed by Jennifer Reeder | Ely, Where the West Begins, reviewed by Gerald Betty | Silbernagel, Troubled Trails, reviewed by Brenden Rensink | Fryer, Perimeters of Democracy, reviewed by David Wrobel

On the cover

(front) Detail of beadwork, Métis saddle blanket, 1870; (back) Cree headstall, 1870

Winter 2011

Vol. 61, No. 4
The West Loved Oysters Too!A Look at that Time in America When Those Briny Bivalves Were All the Rage, Even beyond the Missouri River
by Paul L. Hedren
Staging the Past in Montana’s Alder GulchRuminations on History, Tourism, and Preservation
by J. Philip Gruen
‘Our Snow Covered Trail’A Montana Freighter Recalls the Hard Winter of 1906–1907
by Joseph M. Hartmann
Ahead of His TimeJoseph Kinsey Howard and the Writing of Strange Empire
by Heather Devine
Cons OnlineA Montana Historical Society Digitization Project
by Caitlan Maxwell and Jodie Foley

Reviews

de Steiguer, Wild Horses of the West, reviewed by Albert L. Hurtado | Truettner, Painting Indians and Building Empires in North America, 1710–1840, reviewed by Patricia A. Etter | Lawrence and Lawrence, Violent Encounters, reviewed by Emily R. Wardrop | Powers, The Killing of Crazy Horse, reviewed by Eli Paul | Johnson and Johnson, Two Toms, reviewed by Henry E. Stamm IV | Hutton, ed., Roundup!, reviewed by Willard Wyman | Smith and Frehner, eds., Indians and Energy, reviewed by Andrew Gulliford | Kohl, I Do, reviewed by Katherine Jellison

On the cover

(front) Montana Winter Scene, by Harvey Thomas Dunn, 1907; (back) saddle of Gabriel Dumont

Autumn 2011

Vol. 61, No. 3
‘Indians shall do things in common’Oglala Lakota Identity and Cattle-Raising on the Pine Ridge Reservation
by Jeffrey D. Means
Ernest Hemingway’s Westby Lou Mandler
Montana’s BarnsA Vanishing History
by Chere Jiusto and Christine W. Brown; photographs by Tom Ferris
From Canning to ContraceptivesCooperative Extension Service Home Demonstration Clubs and Rural Montana Women in the Post–World War II Era
by Amy L. McKinney
The Restoration of a Legendary Painting by C. M. Russellby Erica ESH Henry

Reviews

VanderMeer, Desert Visions and the Making of Phoenix, 1860–2009, reviewed by Char Miller | Shepherd, We Are an Indian Nation, reviewed by Gregory E. Smoak | Moulton, Valentine T. McGillycuddy, reviewed by Robert W. Larson | Jim Hoy, ed., Cowboy’s Lament, reviewed by Warren Elofson | Aldama et al., eds., Enduring Legacies, reviewed by Modupe Labode | Vanderwood, Satan’s Playground, reviewed by Richard Oglesby | Morris, Going for Gold, reviewed by David A. Wolff | Peck, Light from Ancient Campfires, reviewed by Adam R. Hodge | Ross, First to Arrive on Custer’s Battlefield with the Montana Column, reviewed by Jon G. James | Vinkovetsky, Russian America, reviewed by Ken Owens | Reeve and Van Wagenen, eds., Between Pulpit and Pew, reviewed by Ardis E. Parshall

On the cover

(front) Rugg Barn, Big Horn County and (back) Fitzgerald Barn, Teton County; photos by Tom Ferris

Summer 2011

Vol. 61, No. 2
Changing LivesBaptist Women, Benevolence, and Community on the Crow Reservation, 1904–60
by Becky Matthews
Steamboats, Woodhawks, and War on the Upper Missouri Riverby Greg Gordon
The Rise and Fall of Social Welfare in a Frontier Mining CommunityVirginia City and Madison County, Montana Territory, 1863–69
by Jeffrey J. Safford
‘Howdy Everyone! Glad to See You’Montana Tourism and its Port of Entry Stations
by Jon Axline
The Western Rendezvous of Artby Susan R. Near

Reviews

Rees, Representation and Rebellion, reviewed by Leigh Campbell-Hale | McDermott, Red Cloud’s War, reviewed by Mark R. Scherer | van de Logt, War Party in Blue, reviewed by Catharine R. Franklin | Culver, The Frontier of Leisure, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Larsen and Cottrell, eds., Steamboats West, reviewed by Jim Hardee | Hardesty, Mining Archaeology in the American West, reviewed by Chris Huggard | Willis, Alaska’s Place in the West, reviewed by Travis Tennessen | Lehman, Bloodshed at Little Bighorn, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Wegars, Imprisoned in Paradise, reviewed by Eric Walz | Svingen, ed., Splendid Service, reviewed by Brigadier General Leonid E. Kondratiuk | Miller, ed., Cities and Nature in the American West, reviewed by Jeffrey C. Sanders

On the cover

(front, detail) Buffalo Runners—Big Horn Basin, by Frederic Remington, 1909; (back) William F. Cody, by Rosa Bonheur, 1889

Spring 2011

Vol. 61, No. 1
Helen P. Clarke in ‘the Age of Tribes’Montana’s Changing Racial Landscape, 1870–1920
by Andrew R. Graybill watch the video
Axis Nation ‘Detainees’ and Japanese Enemy Aliens in the West during World War IIby Carol Van Valkenburg
‘Not an imaginary picture altogether, but parts’The Artistic Legacy of Buffalo Bill Cody
by Robert E. Bonner
‘With no companion but her horse’The Rocky Mountain Husbandman’s Traveling Correspondents Anna Kline and Carolyn A. Murphy, 1889–1904
by Frank R. Grant
Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Reviews

Blackwell and Oertel, Frontier Feminist, reviewed by Jennifer Thigpen | Ostler, The Lakotas and the Black Hills, reviewed by John T. “Jack” Becker | Kelly, Shelby’s Folly, reviewed by Ken Robison | Miller, Open Range, reviewed by Flannery Burke | Carriker, Urban Farming in the West, reviewed by Harry C. McDean | Davis, Wyoming Range War, reviewed by Jeremy Johnston | Scott, ed., Splendid on a Large Scale, reviewed by Greg Gordon | Hedren, Great Sioux War Orders of Battle, reviewed by John D. McDermott | Traugott, Sole Mates, reviewed by Michael Fox | Chalfant, Hancock’s War, reviewed by Mary Jane Warde | Rostad, The House of Bair, reviewed by Lyndel Meikle | Kensel, Dude Ranching in Yellowstone Country, reviewed by Laurel E. Wilson | Bigart, Getting Good Crops, reviewed by W. R. Swagerty

On the cover

(front) Si-Mo-Set Goes After Water and Son (Tiny Man), by Elsa Laubach Jemne, 1925; (back) "Travel Strengthens America", Montana Highway Map, 1942

Winter 2010

Vol. 60, No. 4
Mina WestbyeNorwegian Immigrant, North Dakota Homesteader, Studio Photographer, ‘New Woman’
by Lori Ann Lahlum
Marketing the NorthwestThe Northern Pacific Railroad’s Last Spike Excursion
by Jan Taylor
A Devastating Diagnosis of LeprosyThe Story of Orville Willett
by Ellen Baumler
Just a Name on a Grave? Discovering the story of an Unknown Montana Miner
by Don L. Crawford and Melinda Blanchard Crawford
The Lonesome Life in Glacier National ParkKishenehn Ranger Station, 1910–1940
by Mark Hufstetler

Reviews

Fisher, Shadow Tribe, reviewed by Joseph Taylor | Elofson, Somebody Else’s Money, reviewed by A. ed by Chris Merritt | Wyman, Hoboes, reviewed by Michael J. Lansing | Lauck, Prairie Republic, reviewed by Linda M. Clemmons | Baumler, Montana Moments, reviewed by Don Spritzer | Hayes, Historical Atlas of the American West, reviewed by Kevin Blake | Emmons, Beyond the American Pale, reviewed by Elliott R. Barkan

On the cover

(front) The Call, by William Gollings, 1910; (back) Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, by John Fery, c. 1900

Autumn 2010

Vol. 60, No. 3
The Nez Perce and Their TrialsRethinking America’s Indian Wars
by Elliott West
Guy M. Brandborg and the Bitterroot ControversyA Conservationist’s Legacy in the Northern Rockies
by Frederick H. Swanson
HungerA Memoir of Growing Up in Northeastern Montana
by Ruth McLaughlin; introduced by Dee Garceau
When the Mountains RoaredThe 1910 Northern Rockies Fires
by Lincoln Bramwell
The Mapkeepersby Brian Shovers

Reviews

Flores, Visions of the Big Sky, reviewed by Peter H. Hassrick / Glaser, Electrifying the Rural American West, reviewed by David Brooks / Makley, John Mackay, reviewed by Alicia Barber / Freeman, High Plains Horticulture, reviewed by Kimberly K. Porter / Harris III and Sadler, The Secret War in El Paso, reviewed by Mark Cronlund Anderson / Armitage, The Nature Study Movement, reviewed by Dale Topham / McDonald, The Red Corner, reviewed by Catherine McNicol Stock / Bales and Hill, Pendleton Round-Up at 100, reviewed by David Nicandri / Fahlman, New Deal Art in Arizona, reviewed by Robin Lothrop Pinto / Skillen, The Nation’s Largest Landlord, reviewed by Lincoln Bramwell / Fernlund, Lyndon B. Johnson and Modern America, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken

On the cover

(front) Climbers above Many Glacier Hotel, Glacier National Park, by T. J. Hileman, c. 1925–30; (back) Going to the Sun Mountain, by Johannes Anderson, 1930

Summer 2010

Vol. 60, No. 2
Conceiving NatureThe Creation of Montana’s Glacier National Park
by Andrew C. Harper
Where the Prairie Ends and the Sky BeginsMaynard Dixon in Montana
by Donald J. Hagerty
Glacier National ParkPeople, a Playground, and a Park
by Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney and Deirdre Shaw
The Miraculous Survival of the Art of Glacier National Parkby Hipólito Rafael Chacón

Reviews

Farr, Julius Seyler and the Blackfeet, reviewed by Paul Raczka | Montana Historical Society Research Center Staff, Montana Place Names from Alzada to Zortman, reviewed by Rick and Susie Graetz | Morgan, The Bearer of This Letter, reviewed by Matt Herman | Regular, Neighbours and Networks, reviewed by Eldon Yellowhorn | Dean, ed., Coming Home, reviewed by Janet Ore | Resnick, Goodbye Wifes and Daughters, reviewed by Jon Axline | Troccoli, ed., The Masterworks of Charles M. Russell, reviewed by Van Kirke Nelson | Grafe, ed., Lanterns on the Prairie, reviewed by Alice Beck Kehoe

On the cover

(front, detail) Untitled, by John Fery, n.d.; (back) Detail of Blackfeet pictograph, by Chief Stingy, 1916 and Blackfeet Historians, by Maynard Dixon, 1917

Spring 2010

Vol. 60, No. 1
The N Bar N RanchA Legend of the Open-Range Cattle Industry, 1885–99
by Lee I. Niedringhaus
‘Charlot loves his people’The Defeat of Bitterroot Salish Aspirations for an Independent Bitterroot Valley Community
by Robert Bigart
Following the Old North Trail to BerlinWalter McClintock and the Grand Opera Poia
by Steven L. Grafe
Romancing MontanaFrances Parker, Western Writer
by Mary L. Helland
From Bits of Paper to Bytes of DataThe Newspaper Collection at the Montana Historical Society
by Molly Kruckenberg

Reviews

Jacobs, White Mother to a Dark Race, reviewed by Peggy Pascoe | Barbour, Jedediah Smith, reviewed by Clay J. Landry | Baumler, Dark Spaces, reviewed by Ken Egan | Yochim, Yellowstone and the Snowmobile, reviewed by Lary M. Dilsaver | Carter, ed., Montana Women Homesteaders, reviewed by Cynthia Culver Prescott | Norman and Norman, Tears in the Darkness, reviewed by Miles D. Lewis | Scriver, Bronze Inside and Out, reviewed by Tom Nygard | McChristian, Fort Laramie, reviewed by James E. Potter | Julin, A Marvelous Hundred Square Miles, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Steltenkamp, Nicholas Black Elk, reviewed by Seth Schermerhorn

On the cover

(front) Tillie the Cowboy, by Winold Reiss, c. 1928; (back) When Cowboys Get in Trouble, by Charles M. Russell, 1899

Winter 2009

Vol. 59, No. 4
Dying in the WestPart 2—Caregiving in the Home and the Death of Daniel Slayton
by Dawn D. Nickel
‘The Huge Mass Writhed and Screamed like a Live Thing’Revisiting the Failure of Hauser Dam
by Aaron Parrett
Lt. James H. BradleyThe Literary Legacy of Montana’s Frontier Soldier-Historian
by Jon G. James
In the Company of HeroesCharlie Russell and the ‘Temple of Fame’
by Kirby Lambert
Copper Commando and the Anaconda Company’s Wartime Productionby Amanda Graham

Reviews

Worster, A Passion for Nature, reviewed by Paul Hirt | Hämäläinen, The Comanche Empire, reviewed by Dan Flores | Schwantes and Ronda, The West the Railroads Made, reviewed by James E. Fell Jr. | Cobb, Native Activism in Cold War America, reviewed by Laurie Arnold | Johnson, “They Are All Red Out Here”, reviewed by Greg Hall | Brinkley, The Wilderness Warrior, reviewed by Diane Smith | Hausdoerffer, Catlin’s Lament, reviewed by Alan G. Shackelford | Cruse, Battles of the Red River War, reviewed by Henry B. Crawford | Harrison, ed., All Our Stories Are Here, reviewed by Linda K. Karell | Littlefield, Conflict on the Rio Grande, reviewed by Megan Benson | Miller, Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane, reviewed by Christine Hill Smith | LeCain, Mass Destruction, reviewed by Kent Curtis | Benton-Cohen, Borderline Americans, reviewed by John R. Chávez | Chiang, Shaping the Shoreline, reviewed by Chris Friday | West, The Last Indian War, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha | Abbott, How Cities Won the West, reviewed by Andrew Needham

On the cover

(front) The Start for the Hills, by William Herbert Dunton, c. 1918; (back) Gus Sbragia with gear pattern, Pattern Shop, Anaconda smelter, 1942

Autumn 2009

Vol. 59, No. 3
Failed National Parks in the Last Best Placeby Lary M. Dilsaver and William Wyckoff
Dying in the WestPart 1—Hospitals and Health Care in Montana and Alberta, 1880–1950
by Dawn Nickel
Cromwell DixonThe World’s Youngest Aviator
by Del Phillips
Celebrating a Century of County Building in Montanaby Jeff Malcomson watch the video
Are We There Yet?Some Thoughts on the Current State of Western Women’s History
by Sue Armitage
Montana Film Roundup: Butte, Americaby Brian Shovers

Reviews

Cannon, Reopening the Frontier, reviewed by John R. Wunder | Buckley, William Clark, reviewed by Robert Carriker | Tyler, ed., Love in an Envelope, reviewed by Ginette Aley | Gray, “I Will Fear No Evil”, reviewed by Tolly Bradford | Barber, Reno’s Big Gamble, reviewed by Kathleen Brosnan | DeLay, War of a Thousand Deserts, reviewed by F. Arturo Rosales | Adams, Class and Race in the Frontier Army, reviewed by Jerry Thompson | Thompson and Egesdal, eds., Salish Myths and Legends, reviewed by Bruce Miller

On the cover

(front, detail) Oncoming Storm, by Maynard Dixon, 1941; (back) The History of Montana: Exploration and Settlement, by John W. "Jack" Beauchamp, 1943–44

Summer 2009

Vol. 59, No. 2
Abraham LincolnPolitical Founding Father of the American West
by Richard W. Etulain
To Think Like a StarThe American West, Modern Cosmology, and Big History
by Kevin J. Fernlund
‘My heart now has become changed to softer feelings’A northern Cheyenne Woman and Her Family Remember the Long journey home
by John H. Monnett
‘Baseball was our life’Amateur Baseball in Butte, Montana, 1920–1960
by John Mihelich

Reviews

Farmer, On Zion’s Mount, reviewed by Jay H. Buckley | Rugh, Are We There Yet?, reviewed by Phoebe S. Kropp | Lass, Navigating the Missouri, reviewed by Jon G. James | Ens, ed., A Son of the Fur Trade, reviewed by Heather Devine | Bakken, The Mining Law of 1872, reviewed by Robert C. Deal | Thomson, The Legacy of the Mastodon, reviewed by Richard Vaughan | Bsumek, Indian-Made, reviewed by Ron McCoy | Smith, Give Me Eighty Men, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren | Andrews, Killing for Coal, reviewed by Nancy J. Taniguchi | Stott, Pioneer Cemeteries, reviewed by Dena Sanford | Calloway, White People, Indians, and Highlanders, reviewed by Carla Gerona

On the cover

(front) It was the newest, strangest, most delightful, sternest, most wonderful thing in the world—the Iowa prairie, by N. C. Wyeth, 1921; (back) Roundup Camp by Moonlight, by E. W. Gollings, 1921

Spring 2009

Vol. 59, No. 1
‘These Men Play Real Polo’An Elite Sport in the ‘Cowboy State,’ 1890–1930
by Michael A. Amundson
Montana Deaconess School to IntermountainA Centennial of Restoring Hope for Children, 1909–2009
by Ellen Baumler
Plying the Waters in America’s Little SwitzerlandEarly-Twentieth-Century Lake Tourism in Glacier National Park
by Calvin H. Mires
From Coal Mine to CourtsideBasketball in Bearcreek, Montana
by Liza J. Nicholas
Montana: Stories of the LandA New Approach to Teaching Montana History
by Martha Kohl

Reviews

Pomeroy, The American Far West in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by John M. Findlay | Milner II and O’Connor, As Big As the West, reviewed by Ken Owens | Witte and Gallagher, eds., The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied, Volume 1, reviewed by Ted Binnema | Monnett, Where a Hundred Soldiers Were Killed, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Wolf, Arthur Carhart, reviewed by Mark Harvey | Vanepps-Taylor, Forgotten Lives, reviewed by James N. Leiker | Horse Capture, Champagne, and Jackson, eds., American Indian Nations, reviewed by Shannon D. Smith | Burke, From Greenwich Village to Taos, reviewed by Andrew H. Fisher | Corbin and Rodgers, The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the West, reviewed by Jerry Green | Chacón, The Original Man, reviewed by Brian D’Ambrosio | Szabo, Art from Fort Marion, reviewed by Cindy Ott | Bonner, William F. Cody’s Wyoming Empire, reviewed by Jim Sherow | Dudas, The Cultivation of Resentment, reviewed by William Bauer | Barkan, From All Points, reviewed by Liping Zhu

On the cover

Buying Polo Ponies, by Frederic S. Remington, 1905

Winter 2008

Vol. 58, No. 4
Tough Trip to PublicationTough Trip through Paradise and the Beautiful Wives of Andrew Garcia
by Diane Smith
Thomas Savage, Forgotten Novelistby O. Alan Weltzien
Learning a Trapper’s and Hunter’s Artby Frank Bird Linderman; introduced by Sarah Waller Hatfield
‘This unfortunate affair’An 1810 Letter from the Three Forks
by Rich Aarstad
The Charles M. Russell Catalogue Raisonnéby B. Byron Price watch the video

Reviews

Graybill, Policing the Great Plains, reviewed by Gary Clayton Anderson | August Jr., Dividing Western Waters, reviewed by Art Gómez | Wylie, The Irish General, reviewed by John M. Hearne | Ross, Pioneering Conservation in Alaska, reviewed by Robert Campbell | Donahue, Drawing Battle Lines, reviewed by Miles D. Lewis | Johnson, John Ringo, King of the Cowboys, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Attebery, Up in the Rocky Mountains, reviewed by Per A. Rudling | Dempsey, Blackfoot War Art, reviewed by Rodger C. Henderson | Plazak, A Hole in the Ground with a Liar at the Top, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Blew, Jackalope Dreams, and McNamer, Red Rover, reviewed by Sue Hart | Elliott, Custerology, reviewed by Todd C. Ream | Hagan, Charles Goodnight, reviewed by John H. Barnhill | Francis and Kitzan, eds., The Prairie West as Promised Land, reviewed by Sterling Evans | Kendrick, Still, reviewed by Warren Miller | Peavy and Smith, Full-Court Quest, reviewed by Robert W. Rydell

On the cover

(front) Free Trapper, by Charles M. Russell, 1911; (back, detail) Mountain Lion, by Olaf C. Seltzer, n.d.

Autumn 2008

Vol. 58, No. 3
‘More Real than the Indians Themselves’The Early Years of the Indian Lore Movement in the United States
by Clyde Ellis
Montana Quilts and QuiltmakersA History of Work and Beauty
by Mary Murphy
Montana Quilts and QuiltmakersFrom Sunburst to Nine-Patch—Treasures of the Nineteenth Century
by Annie Hanshew
A Call to OrderLaw, Violence, and the Development of Montana’s Early Stockmen’s Organizations
by T. A. Clay
Sitting ProudThe Indian Portraits of Joseph Scheuerle
by Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney
‘Big Love’Unnatural Families and the Suburban West
by Maria E. Montoya

Reviews

Lipin, Workers and the Wild, and Whittlesey, Storytelling in Yellowstone, reviewed by Annie Gilbert Coleman | Miller, Smith, McGeshick, Shanley, and Shields, The History of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana, 1800–2000, reviewed by Walter Fleming | Berman, Radicalism in the Mountain West, 1890–1920, reviewed by Jeffrey A. Johnson | Opie, Virtual America, reviewed by Jeremy Vetter | Trevino and Francaviglia, eds., Catholicism in the American West, reviewed by Jill K. Gill | Swanson, Dave Rust, reviewed by Brad L. Wallis | Flint, No Settlement, No Conquest, reviewed by Bob Pickering | Murray, Historical Memories of the Japanese American Internment and the Struggle for Redress, reviewed by Andrea Geiger

On the cover

(front) Green Hills for Scottie, by Shelly Van Haur, 1995; (back) Lottie, by Joseph Scheuerle, 1915

Summer 2008

Vol. 58, No. 2
Bringing Home All the Pretty HorsesThe Horse Trade and the Early American West, 1775–1825
by Dan Flores
The Eleventh Manby Ivan Doig
Justice as an AfterthoughtWomen and the Montana Prison System
by Ellen Baumler
‘Peas That Please’The Gallatin Valley Pea Industry, 1911–1970
by Phyllis Smith
The Mining Law of 1872by Gordon Morris Bakken
Assault on Basaltby Mark Baumler

Reviews

Duffin, Plowed Under, reviewed by Dan Balkwill | Simmons, Drifting West, and Boyer and Webb, Damming Grand Canyon, reviewed by Jared Farmer | Prescott, Gender and Generation on the Far Western Frontier, reviewed by Meg Frisbee | Smoak, Ghost Dances and Identity, reviewed by Gregory R. Campbell | Hoig, The Chouteaus, reviewed by Greg Gordon | Brust, Pohanka, and Barnard, Where Custer Fell, reviewed by Michael A. Amundson | Greene, Stricken Field, reviewed by Richard A. Fox | Rostad and Newby, eds., Food of Gods and Starvelings, reviewed by Aaron Parrett | Scott, Yellowstone Denied, reviewed by Catharine R. Franklin | Bigart, ed., A Pretty Village and Zealous in All Virtues, reviewed by Steven M. Avella

On the cover

Stolen Horses, by Charles M. Russell, 1898

Spring 2008

Vol. 58, No. 1
The Fight for Crow WaterPart II: Damming the Bighorn
by Megan Benson
The World in the West, the West in the WorldFriedrich Gerstäcker, Richard Francis Burton, and Isabella Bird on the Nineteenth-Century Frontier
by David Wrobel
The Seminal Years of the Montana Legislative Council, 1957–1965by Eugene C. Tidball
Living ArtifactsThe Ancient Ponderosa Pines of the West
by Stephen F. Arno, Lars Östlund, and Robert E. Keane
How It WorkedThe Stamp Mill
by Duane A. Smith
Charlie Russell and the Mysterious Photographsby Ken Robison
Restoring History at the Original Governor’s Mansionby Susan R. Near
Montana Book Roundupby Sue Hart

Reviews

Larson, Gall, reviewed by Thomas R. Buecker | Marsh, Drawing Lines in the Forest, reviewed by Robert W. Righter | Eggermont-Molenaar, ed., Montana 1911, and Eggermont-Molenaar and Paul Callens, eds., Missionaries among Miners, Migrants and Blackfoot, reviewed by Gerhard J. Ens | Schlick, Coming to Stay, reviewed by Katrine Barber | Evans, Bound in Twine, reviewed by Tim Hoheisel | Wheeler, An Accidental Novelist, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Stewart, Thomas F. Walsh, reviewed by Terrence Delaney | Cohen, Downhill in Montana, reviewed by Duke Richey | Upham and Zappia, The Many Faces of Edward Sherriff Curtis, reviewed by Larry Cebula | Parezo and Fowler, Anthropology Goes to the Fair, reviewed by Kevin Shupe | Billington and Jackson, Big Dams of the New Deal Era, reviewed by Mark Fiege | Cairns, The Enigma Woman, reviewed by Jeremy Johnston

On the cover

(front) Traditional Pow-wow Dancer, by Kevin Red Star, 1998; (back) Yellowtail Switchyard, by Michael Frary, c.  1968

Winter 2007

Vol. 57, No. 4
Wallace Stegner’s Formative Years in Saskatchewan and Montanaby Philip L. Fradkin
‘A Residual Frontier Town’Wallace Stegner’s Salt Lake City
by Robert C. Steensma
The Fight for Crow WaterPart I: The Early Reservation Years through the Indian New Deal
by Megan Benson
‘Our Genial Photographer’The Life and Times of Henry D. Weenink
by D. Lyle Dechant
Not-So-Buried TreasuresExploring the On-line Resources of the MHS Research Center
by Jodie Foley and Roberta Gebhardt
So You Want to Be Published?by Stan Lynde
A Guide to Self-Publishing Your Bookby the Montana Historical Society Press staff

Reviews

Castile, Taking Charge, reviewed by R. David Edmunds | Mathews, Between Breaths, and Isto, Good Company, reviewed by Lucy DuPertuis | Whitley, ed., From the Ground Up, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Vogt and Rogers, Picturing the Past, reviewed by Carolyn Torma | Ahmad, The Opium Debate and Chinese Exclusion Laws in the Nineteenth-Century American West, reviewed by Kelly J. Dixon | McAndrews, Wrangling Women, reviewed by Melody Miyamoto | Work, Darkest Before Dawn, reviewed by Gordon R. Bennett | Hans, ed., D’Arcy McNickle’s The Hungry Generations, reviewed by Daniel M. Cobb | Reeve, Making Space on the Western Frontier, reviewed by Kathryn M. Daynes | Jensen, Calling This Place Home, reviewed by Katherine Jellison | McKevitt, Brokers of Culture, reviewed by Anine Singh-de Grood | Catton, National Park, City Playground, reviewed by Lincoln Bramwell | DeArment, Ballots and Bullets, reviewed by Jay Price | Biel, Do (Not) Feed the Bears, reviewed by David Wrobel | Dedek, Hip to the Trip, reviewed by Michael Romero Taylor

On the cover

(front) Mary Catherine "Kay" McCarthy, queen of the Montana Winter Sports Carnival, Anaconda, 1935; (back) Ulm Ranch, by Josh Elliott, 2006

Autumn 2007

Vol. 57, No. 3
Abortion in the Old WestThe Trials of Dr. Edwin S. Kellogg of Helena, Montana
by Todd L. Savitt
George ‘Montana’ OiyeThe Journey of a Japanese American from the Big Sky to the Battlefields of Europe
by Casey J. Pallister
Babe in the WoodsF. Scott Fitzgerald’s Unlikely Summer in Montana
by Landon Y. Jones
The Railroad Photography of Warren McGeeby Jennifer Jeffries Thompson
HBO’s DeadwoodNot Your Typical Western
by John Mack Faragher
The St. Ignatius Missionby Katherine Mitchell
Happy Birthday MHS Press!from the Society

Reviews

Johnson, Hunger for the Wild, reviewed by Jon Coleman | Lavender, Scientists and Storytellers, reviewed by Patricia Loughlin | Hardorff, ed., Washita Memories, reviewed by R. Eli Paul | Laegreid, Riding Pretty, reviewed by Bonnie Christensen | Godfrey, Religion, Politics, and Sugar, reviewed by R. Douglas Hurt | Katanski, Learning to Write “Indian”, reviewed by Margaret Connell-Szasz | Kinsella, 900 Miles from Nowhere, reviewed by Andrea G. Radke-Moss | Rea, Devil’s Gate, reviewed by Susan Badger Doyle | McManus, The Line Which Separates, reviewed by Cristine G. Bye | Dixon, Boomtown Saloons, reviewed by Sara Scott | Morley, Historic Preservation and the Imagined West, reviewed by Karen Gordon | Groves, Ropes, Reins, and Rawhide, reviewed by Dan Aadland | Patterson, ed., Montana Women Writers, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Stillson, Spreading the Word, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken

On the cover

Riding Scene from Cimarron, by N. C. Wyeth, 1929

Summer2007

Vol. 57, No. 2
Flying across AmericaThe Airline Passenger Experience and the West
by Daniel L. Rust
One Day on Timbered IslandHow the Rockefellers’ Visits to Yellowstone Led to Grand Teton National Park
by Marian Albright Schenck
Postcard Portraits of Yellowstone National Parkby Susan and Jack Davis
Neither Empty nor UnknownMontana at the Time of Lewis and Clark
by George Oberst
‘I haven’t time to kiss everybody!’Larry Mathews Entertains in Yellowstone, 1887–1904
by Lee H. Whittlesey

Reviews

Corbin, The Life and Times of the Steamboat Red Cloud, reviewed by Jon G. James | Maddra, Hostiles? reviewed by Joshua David Bellin | Lubetkin, Jay Cooke’s Gamble, reviewed by Jeffrey V. Pearson | Beckham, ed., Oregon Indians, reviewed by Richard Sims | Mahoney, Lady Blackrobes, reviewed by Suzanne H. Schrems | Utley, Lone Star Lawmen, reviewed by Elmer Kelton | Hurtado, John Sutter, reviewed by Thomas Maxwell-Long | Schlatter, Aryan Cowboys, reviewed by Bob Goldberg | Lawrence, Writing the Trail, reviewed by Ginette Aley | Gilley, Becoming Two-Spirit, reviewed by Peter Boag

On the cover

Alpine Garden, by Conrad Schwiering, n.d.

Spring 2007

Vol. 57, No. 1
Gwendolen HasteGiving Voice to the Homesteaders
by Sue Hart
When Does a Cactus Become an Angry Buffalo?Traditional Games of the Lakotas
by Raymond A. Bucko, S.J.
The Tragic Montana Career of Dr. D. E. Salmonby Fredric L. Quivik
The Nez Perces in Yellowstone in 1877A Comparison of Attempts to Deduce Their Route
by Lee Whittlesey
Montana Architecture—More than a Mile from City CenterHelena’s Northern Pacific Railroad District and Sixth Ward
by Kate Hampton
Identifying African American Resources Projectby Scott Meredith
Montana Book Roundupby Bud Bynack

Reviews

Brooks, Public Power, Private Dams, reviewed by Sara Dant Ewert | Bray, Crazy Horse, reviewed by Jeffrey Ostler | Carter et al., eds., Unsettled Pasts, reviewed by Andrew Graybill | Hoy, Flint Hills Cowboys, reviewed by Laura McCall | McCrady, Living with Strangers, reviewed by Sarah Carter | Nicholas, Becoming Western, reviewed by Capper Nichols | Hoig, The White Man’s Paper Trail, reviewed by Francis Flavin | Matthews, Smoke Jumping on the Western Fire Line, reviewed by Annie Hanshew | Loendorf and Stone, Mountain Spirit, reviewed by Lee Whittlesey | Kime, Colonel Richard Irving Dodge, reviewed by William A. Dobak | Fiset and Nomura, eds., Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest, reviewed by Robert R. Swartout Jr. | Loewen, The Life and Times of the Diaspora in the Countryside, reviewed by Ferenc M. Szasz

On the cover

(front) Elk Game, by Oscar Howe, c. 1938; (back) Seed Game Player, by Oscar Howe, 1974

Winter 2006

Vol. 56, No. 4
Entering Butteby Robert R. Swartout Jr.
‘See America the Bountiful’Butte’s Berkeley Pit and the American Culture of Consumption
by Timothy J. LeCain
Another Look at Burke’s ButteThe Great Depression and William Allen Burke’s ‘Greenhorn Miner’
introduced by Matthew Basso
Caring for the DeadThe Development of the Funeral Business in Butte
by Zena Beth McGlashan
1,000,000 Glasses a DayButte’s Beer History on Tap
by Steve Lozar watch the video
Driving Haul Trucks in the Berkeley PitReminiscences of a Gritty Job
by Bill Long
About Butteby Wim Wenders
The Butte-Anaconda National Historic Landmarkby Martha Kohl
The Natural West—Bioprospecting in the Berkeley PitThe Search for Valuable Natural Products from a Most Unnatural World
by Andrea Stierle
Our Lady of the Rockiesby Kris King

Reviews

Etulain, Beyond the Missouri, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Gier and Mercier, eds, Mining Women, reviewed by Katherine G. Aiken | Punke, Fire and Brimstone, reviewed by Brian Shovers | Liberty, ed., A Northern Cheyenne Album, reviewed by Richard E. Littlebear | Wyckoff, On the Road Again, reviewed by Martha A. Sandweiss | Robertson, Hard as the Rock Itself, reviewed by Richard V. Francaviglia | Foster, We Know Who We Are, reviewed by Nicholas Peterson Vrooman | Benson, The Ox-Bow Man, reviewed by Charles Brashear | Aiken, Idaho’s Bunker Hill, reviewed by Jeremy Mouat | Keenan, The Life of Yellowstone Kelly, reviewed by Johnny D. Boggs | Galgano, Feast of Souls, reviewed by David Rex-Galindo | Nisbet, The Mapmaker’s Eye, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Evans, ed., The Borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests, reviewed by Molly P. Rozum | Lopach and Luckowski, Jeannette Rankin, reviewed by Joan Hoff

On the cover

(front) Orphan Girl Mine, by Russell Chatham, 2004; (back) The Pit, by Ray Campeau, 1966

Autumn 2006

Vol. 56, No. 3
Frontiersman for the TsarTimofei Tarakanov and the Expansion of Russian America
by Kenneth N. Owens
Love, Valor, and EnduranceWorld War II War Brides Making a Home in Montana
by Seena B. Kohl
The Story from Indian CountryWhat We Learned from the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
by Frederick E. Hoxie
Remembering Dave Walter
Teaching Twentieth-Century Montana Historyby Linda Wruck
Montana Book Roundupby Sue Hart

Reviews

Frank, Creeks and Southerners, reviewed by Donald L. Fixico | McLaird, Calamity Jane, reviewed by Dale L. Walker | Colby, Sacagawea’s Child, reviewed by W. R. Swagerty | Jaehn, Germans in the Southwest, 1850–1920, reviewed by Joseph Weixelman | Lepley, Blackfoot Fur Trade on the Upper Missouri, reviewed by Rosalyn LaPier | Davis, Goodbye, Judge Lynch, reviewed by Phil Roberts | Dye, All Aboard for Santa Fe, reviewed by Carlos A. Schwantes | Allmendinger, Imagining the African American West, reviewed by Tyina Steptoe | Wyman, High Country, reviewed by Page Stegner | Ortiz, ed., Beyond the Reach of Time and Change, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | Elofson, Frontier Cattle Ranching in the Land and Times of Charlie Russell, reviewed by Paul F. Starrs

On the cover

Pribiloff Island View, c. 1818

Summer 2006

Vol. 56, No. 2
Anaconda Sheds Its PressThe Story behind the Company’s Decision to Sell Its Newspapers
by Dennis Swibold
An Army Surgeon’s AccountHenry Remson Tilton’s View of the Bear’s Paw Mountains Expedition and the Conclusion of the Nez Perce War
by Jerome A. Greene
‘No Fighting is to be Apprehended’Major Eugene Baker, Sitting Bull, and the Northern Pacific Railroad’s 1872 Western Yellowstone Surveying Expedition
by M. John Lubetkin
William RanneyA Painter’s Requiem to the Mountain Man
by Peter H. Hassrick
Of Professors and PredatorsJohn Ostrom, Deinonychus antirrhopus, and the Nature of Dinosaurs
by Jon Axline
Caroline Lockhart on the Dryhead‘Happily-Ever-Aftering’ on a Montana Cattle Ranch
by John Clayton
Brokeback MountainA Western
by Richard White
Key IngredientsAmerica by Food
We Proceeded OnCreating a Masterpiece for the Montana State Capitol
by Kirby Lambert
Tower RockA Traveler’s Landmark
by Clint Attebery

Reviews

Jackson, Domesticating the West, reviewed by Laura Woodworth-Ney | Lamar, Charlie Siringo’s West, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Utley, Custer and Me, reviewed by Elliott West | Merrill, ed., Seeing Yellowstone in 1871, reviewed by Judith L. Meyer | Flayderman, The Bowie Knife, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Adare, “Indian” Stereotypes in TV Science Fiction, reviewed by Nicolas G. Rosenthal | Cramer, Cash, Color, and Colonialism, reviewed by Mark Edwin Miller | Dean, Soldiers and Sled Dogs, reviewed by David Kennedy | Loughlin, Hidden Treasures of the American West, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | Sitton and Conrad, Freedom Colonies, reviewed by George M. Cooper | Keyser, Art of the Warriors, reviewed by Pat Barker | Hoagland, Army Architecture in the West, reviewed by Pete Brown | McChristian, Fort Bowie, Arizona, reviewed by Leo J. Mahoney | Paul, Blue Water Creek and the First Sioux War, 1854–1856, reviewed by Randy Kane | Martínez, PADRES, reviewed by John Hart | Wolff, A Room for the Summer, reviewed by Fredric L. Quivik | Pate, Livestock Hotels, reviewed by Dave Nesheim | Anderson, The Conquest of Texas, reviewed by Joseph Herring

On the cover

(front) A Trapper Crossing the Mountains, by William Ranney, 1853; (back) We Proceeded On, by Eugene Daub, 2005

Spring 2006

Vol. 56, No. 1
Mormonism in Montanaby Brian Q. Cannon
Second Views of the Treasure Stateby William Wyckoff
Monopolizing The Virginian (or, Railroading Wister)by Melody Graulich
Brigadier General George Crook’s ‘Horse Meat March’ and the Fight at Slim ButtesA Letter by Walter Scribner Schuyler
by Charles M. Robinson III
Fort Davis and the Antebellum Military Frontiersby Robert Wooster
Forest Images by K. D. Swanby Kirby Lambert
The Montana Heritage Projectby Katherine Mitchell
Forsyth, Montanaby Martha Kohl

Reviews

Furtwangler, Bringing Indians to the Book, reviewed by Colin G. Calloway | Whitaker, Race Work, reviewed by Carl Abbott | Ronda and Koupal, eds., Finding Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Greene and Scott, Finding Sand Creek, reviewed by Kurt Hackemer | Foote, Women of the New Mexico Frontier, 1846–1912, and Reed, A Woman’s Place, reviewed by Mary Greenfield | Aguilar Sr., When the River Ran Wild!, reviewed by Laurie Arnold | Owens, Gold Rush Saints, reviewed by Joshua Paddison | Johnson Jr. and Burckhalter, The Quiet Mountains, reviewed by Adrian A. Bantjes | Sargent, The Life of Elaine Goodale Eastman, reviewed by Renee Laegreid | Kidston, From Poplar to Papua, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Watts and Rachels, eds., The First West, reviewed by Aaron Parrett | Kaplowitz, LULAC, reviewed by Mark S. Rodriguez

On the cover

The Palomino Mare, by Maynard Dixon, 1914

Winter 2005

Vol. 55, No. 4
What’s the Matter with Texas?The Great Enigma of the Lone Star State in the American West
by Ty Cashion
‘Good night with the Stars and Stripes, Army, Navy, and Mister damned Wilson’Montana’s Central Role in the Repression—and Eventual Recognition—of Free Speech
by Clemens P. Work
In the Shadow of Billy the KidSusan McSween and the Lincoln County War
by Kathleen P. Chamberlain
The Masonic Apron of Meriwether Lewis and the Legacy of Masonry in Montanaby Ellen Baumler
Comet, Montanaby Christine W. Brown
Unexpected Treasures among the Photographs of Ed and Emil Kopacby Delores J. Morrow and Sandra J. Barker

Reviews

Coleman, Vicious, reviewed by Andrew Kirk | Lawson and Seidman, The Constitution of Empire, reviewed by Frederick E. Hoxie | Mason, Natural Museums, reviewed by Alice Wondrak Biel | Safford, The Mechanics of Optimism, reviewed by John Koerth | Marshall III, The Journey of Crazy Horse, reviewed by Nannette Croce | Tutorow, The Governor, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Nunis Jr., ed., The Journal of a Sea Captain’s Wife, 1841–1845, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens | Jones, William Clark and the Shaping of the West, and Foley, Wilderness Journey, reviewed by John L. Allen | Edgerton, Montana Justice, reviewed by Lyndel Meikle | Harris III and Sadler, The Texas Rangers and the Mexican Revolution, reviewed by Ty Cashion | Allen, A Decent Orderly Lynching, reviewed by Wallace C. McLane | Cristy, Charles M. Russell, reviewed by Anne Morand | Rattenbury, The Art of American Arms Makers, reviewed by Ron Tyler | Lister, Troweling through Time, reviewed by Carter Jones Meyer | Lowry, Venereal Disease and the Lewis and Clark Expedition, reviewed by Pierce C. Mullen | Thompson and Jones III, Civil War and Revolution on the Rio Grande Frontier, reviewed by Mark A. Weitz

On the cover

(front) Gary Cooper as The Texan, by Norman Rockwell, 1930; (back) Masonic apron of Meriwether Lewis, c. 1800

Autumn 2005

Vol. 55, No. 3
Animal Last StandsEmpathy and Extinction in the American West
by Jon T. Coleman
Women and Hunting in the Westby Mary Zeiss Stange
Hunting Democracyby Daniel Justin Herman
‘The Great Source of Amusement’Hunting in the Frontier Army
by James E. Potter
The Legendary Earl DurandWyoming’s ‘Tarzan of the Tetons’
by Lillian Turner
‘Something Wicked This Way Comes’by Gordon Morris Bakken and Elwood Bakken
Travel and Exploration Narratives in the Montana Historical Society Collectionby Rich Aarstad and Jennie Stapp
Pine Butte Swamp Preserve and the Rocky Mountain Frontby W. Clark Whitehorn

Reviews

Ostler, The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee, reviewed by Raymond A Bucko | Pratt, Battlefield and Classroom, and Chalcraft, Assimilation’s Agent, reviewed by Todd Leahy | Wallace, ed., After the Fires, reviewed by Lee Whittlesey | Jackson, Jemmy Jock Bird, reviewed by William E. Farr | Padget, Indian Country, reviewed by James Jenks | Woodworth-Ney, Mapping Identity, reviewed by Raymond Cross | Jakle and Sculle, Signs in America’s Auto Age, reviewed by Carroll Van West | Anderson and Hill, The Not So Wild, Wild West, reviewed by William Wyckoff | Deloria, Indians in Unexpected Places, reviewed by Clara Sue Kidwell | Berghold, Montana Hometown Rodeo, and Brody, Drummond, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Dary, The Oregon Trail, reviewed by Susan Badger Doyle | Hamilton and Hamilton, comps., Remington ­Schuyler’s West, reviewed by B. Byron Price | Ruud, ed., Karl Bodmer’s North American Prints, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Eymann and Wollenberg, eds., What's Going On?, reviewed by Kathleen Cairns | Lynn-Sherow, Red Earth, reviewed by William D. Rowley

On the cover

(front) Country Gentlemen, by Paul Bransom, 1924; (back) Prairie Girl, poster, 1910

Summer 2005

Vol. 55, No. 2
Captivity For Yellowstone BisonTheir Doom or Salvation?
by Mary Ann Franke
Tragedy at Red Cloud AgencyThe Surrender, Confinement, and Death of Crazy Horse
by Jeffrey V. Pearson
‘We Belong to the North’The Flights of the Northern Indians from the White River Agencies, 1877–1878
by Kingsley M. Bray
‘Custer’s Last Stand’An Artist’s Perspective
by Thom Ross
Mapping MontanaThe Federal Land Surveys of 1867–1868
by Jeffrey J. Safford
Fear in the Time of Infantile Paralysisby Volney Steele
The 320 Ranchby Connie Staudohar
Community Preservation in Montanaby Rolene R. Schliesman

Reviews

Orvell, ed., John Vachon’s America, reviewed by Mary Murphy | Huser, On the River with Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs | Swann, ed., Voices from Four Directions, reviewed by Maria Glowacka | Duncan, Scenes of Visionary Enchantment, reviewed by Joseph A. Mussulman | Jacobs and Binford, eds., My Life in San Juan Pueblo, reviewed by Margaret Jacobs | Handley and Lewis, eds., True West, reviewed by Aaron Parrett | Mahoney, College Rodeo, reviewed by Mitch McCrea | Morris, The Fate of the Corps, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Reyhner and Eder, American Indian Education, reviewed by Richmond L. Clow | Wong, Sweet Cakes, Long Journey, reviewed by Randall Rohe | McCabe, O’Gara, and Reeves, Prairie Ghost, reviewed by Paul Schullery | Kerns, Scenes from the High Desert, reviewed by Nancy J. Parezo

On the cover

(front) Black Hawk's Ledger Book, plate 58, 1881; (back) Moving Robe Woman, by Thom Ross, 2004

Spring 2005

Vol. 55, No. 1
Diversions, Ditches, and District CourtsMontana’s Struggle to Allocate Water
by Brian Shovers
The Contradictory Legacies of Buffalo Bill Cody’s First Scalp for Custerby Paul L. Hedren
Elwood Mead, Buffalo Bill Cody, and the Carey Act in Wyomingby Robert E. Bonner
Kayaking Playground or Nature Preserve?Whitewater Boating Conflicts in Yellowstone National Park
by Michael J. Yochim
Historical Maps of Montana and the Stories They Tellby Sally Thompson
Reading between the Linesby Clyde Ellis and Charlene Porsild

Reviews

Blew, Writing Her Own Life, reviewed by Barbara Havira | Centner, Empty Pastures, reviewed by Laurie Winn Carlson | Hoerig, Under the Palace Portal, reviewed by Kim Suina | Benes, Native American Picture Books of Change, reviewed by Anita Scheetz | Baron, The Beast in the Garden, reviewed by Chris Young | Svenvold, Elmer McCurdy, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | Smead, Vocabulario Vaquero/Cowboy Talk, reviewed by Paul F. Starrs | Weinberg, The Real Rosebud, reviewed by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith | Sundstrom, Storied Stone, reviewed by Russel L. Tanner | Spagna, Now Go Home, reviewed by T. Louise Freeman-Toole | Litz, The Montana Frontier, reviewed by Liza Nicholas

On the cover

(front) A Stream in the Rocky Mountains, by Albert Bierstadt, 1882; (back) The Life of Buffalo Bill in 3 Reels, poster, c. 1913

Winter 2004

Vol. 54, No. 4
‘This Wicked Family’A Biography of the Deschamps Family of Fort Union—Their Feuds, Fights, and Violent Demise
by Robert W. Thomson
The Bearer Has PermissionA Brief History of Research Permitting in Yellowstone National Park
by Alice Wondrak Biel
Old West and New West in Garden Park, Coloradoby Steven M. Schnell, Curtis J. Sorenson, Soren Larsen, Matthew Dunbar, and Erin McGrogan
Laura Bell McDanielQueen of the Colorado City Tenderloin
by Jan MacKell
Icy Reconnaissanceby Michael J. Ober
Federal Historic Rehabilitation Income Tax Credit Programby Pete Brown
New Deal Oasis on the High Plainsby Fredric L. Quivik

Reviews

Ellis, A Dancing People, reviewed by Mark van de Logt | Mead, How the Vote Was Won, reviewed by Christine K. Erickson | Halaas and Masich, Halfbreed, reviewed by R. Eli Paul | Snyder, ed., Bear in Mind, reviewed by Tom Palmer | Jenish, Epic Wanderer, reviewed by Barry Gough | Smith, Mountain Harmonies, reviewed by Garrit Voggesser | Kennedy, Wyoming Trucks, True Love, and the Weather Channel, reviewed by Mary Clearman Blew | Alunik, Kolausok, and Morrison, Across Time and Tundra, and John, Stories for Future Generations/Qulirat Qanemcit-llu Kinguvarcimalriit, reviewed by Charlene Porsild | Scharff, ed., Seeing Nature through Gender, reviewed by John Husmann | Smith, ed., The Future of the Southern Plains, reviewed by David Blanke | Deverell, Whitewashed Adobe, and Nunis Jr., ed., The Founding Documents of Los Angeles, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Knab, Mad Jesus, reviewed by Adrian A. Bantjes | Christian, Before Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Kerry R. Oman | Riley, Taking Land, Breaking Land, reviewed by James O. Gump

On the cover

(front) Grinnell Lake, by Kathryn Leighton, c. 1920; (back, detail) Cree Woman, by Karl Bodmer, 1833

Autumn 2004

Vol. 54, No. 3
Empty SaddlesDesertion from the Dashing U.S. Cavalry
by Judy Daubenmier
Fire and AshesThe Last Survivor of the Mann Gulch Fire
by John N. Maclean
A Rashomon NightMontana Vigilantes and the Subjective Question of Guilt
by Frederick Allen
‘Give Me Eighty Men’Shattering the Myth of the Fetterman Massacre
by Shannon Smith Calitri
The Trials of John L. Smithby John Clayton
The Old Works Golf Course, Anaconda, Montanaby Brian Shovers
From Liverpool to Cut Bankby Jodie Foley
Bearcreek, Montanaby Jon Axline

Reviews

Stallard, ed., Fanny Dunbar Corbusier, reviewed by Shannon Smith Calitri | Brodhead, Isaac C. Parker, reviewed by Patrick G. Williams | Nichols, American Indians in U.S. History, reviewed by Ron Briley | Peck, Or Perish in the Attempt, reviewed by Volney Steele | Mathes and Lowitt, The Standing Bear Controversy, and McKanna Jr., The Trial of “Indian Joe”, reviewed by Mark R. Scherer | Brizée-Bowen, For All to See, reviewed by Colonel Rodney G. Thomas | Rothman, The New Urban Park, reviewed by Ethan Carr | Schackel, ed., Western Women’s Lives, reviewed by Katherine Jensen

On the cover

(front) Gunfight, by N. C. Wyeth, c. 1916; (back) The Fetterman Fight, by J. K. Ralston, 1963

Summer 2004

Vol. 54, No. 2
KonaCradle of Hawaii’s Paniolo
by Richard W. Slatta, Ku‘ulani Auld, and Maile Melrose
Montana’s Worst Natural DisasterThe 1964 Flood on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation
by Aaron Parrett
‘I Want It Real Bad’The Charles M. Russell–Malcolm Mackay Collaboration
by Brian W. Dippie
Montana’s Last Best ChanceThe Malcolm S. Mackay Collection of Charles M. Russell Art
by Kirby Lambert
A Recipe for New Researchby Charlene Porsild
Remembering Butte’s Chinatownby Carrie Schneider

Reviews

Lewis, Creating Christian Indians, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | Wooster, ed., Soldier, Surgeon, Scholar, reviewed by Patricia Y. Stallard | Schullery and Whittlesey, Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park, reviewed by James S. Brust | Goodyear III, Red Cloud, reviewed by Kathleen P. Chamberlain | Haycox Jr., On a Silver Desert, reviewed by Alan Boye | Musslewhite and Crawford, One Woman’s Political Journey, reviewed by Kathleen Cairns | Carlson, Company Towns of the Pacific Northwest, reviewed by Janet L. Finn | Bergin, Loyal to the Land, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Bigart, ed., Letters from the Rocky Mountain Missions, reviewed by Robert Bunting | Simmons, Kit Carson and His Three Wives, reviewed by Jim Hoy | Ali, Mining, the Environment, and Indigenous Development Conflicts, reviewed by Erik Nordberg | Michno, Encyclopedia of Indian Wars, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren | Gidley, ed., Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian Project in the Field, reviewed by Thomas W. Kavanagh

On the cover

(front) I Rode Him, by Charles M. Russell, 1908; (back) Letter to Wallace Coburn, by Charles M. Russell, March 7, 1918

Spring 2004

Vol. 54, No. 1
Falling in Love with MontanaJohn Vachon’s Photographic Sojourn
by Mary Murphy
‘Enigma Woman’ Nellie MadisonFemme Fatales and Noir Fiction
by Kathleen Cairns
Going to BuffaloIndian Hunting Migrations Across the Rocky Mountains Part 2: Civilian Permits, Army Escorts
by William E. Farr
‘Performers Prove Beauty & Rodeo Can Be Mixed’The Return of the Cowgirl Queen
by Renee M. Laegreid
‘The Fellow Who Can Talk the Loudest and Has the Best Shotgun Gets the Water’Water Regulation and the Montana State Engineer’s Office, 1889–1964
by James E. Sherow
Days of Discoveryby Dayton Duncan
L. A. Huffmanby Gene Allen and Bev Allen
Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refugeby Amy L. McKinney

Reviews

Smith, Pictures from an Expedition, reviewed by Deirdre McNamer | Nelson, Interpreters with Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Jay H. Buckley | Webb, A Woman in the Great Outdoors, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Tubbs and Jenkinson, The Lewis and Clark Companion, reviewed by Larry E. Morris | Schwantes, Going Places, reviewed by Jeffrey A. Johnson | Wood, Prologue to Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Newby, ed., The New Montana Story, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Davis, William S. Hart, reviewed by Archie P. McDonald | Woods, Asa Shinn Mercer, reviewed by Dennis Swibold | Johnsen, Raising a Stink, reviewed by Claire Strom | Chadwick, True Griz, reviewed by Alice Wondrak Biel | Schneiders, Big Sky Rivers, reviewed by Michael J. Yochim | Garrett and Smith, Ten Turtles to Tucumcari, reviewed by Charles V. Mutschler

On the cover

(front) The Pass, by Henry F. Farny, 1900; (back) No Truer Love, by Susan Edison, 1998

Winter 2003

Vol. 53, No. 4
Going to Buffalo Indian Hunting Migrations Across the Rocky Mountains
Part 1: Making Meat and Taking Robes

by William E. Farr
‘Music, Song, and Laughter’ Yellowstone National Park’s Fountain Hotel, 1891–1916
by Lee H. Whittlesey
Letters from World’s End A Young Couple’s Portrait of Butte, 1936–1941
by Brenda Pentland
‘The Making of a Good Woman’ Montana and the National Florence Crittenton Mission
by Ellen Baumler
Documenting Education in Montana by Molly Kruckenberg
Lolo Hot Springs by Charlene Porsild

Reviews

Jones, Wolf Mountains, reviewed by Paul Schullery | De León, Racial Frontiers, and Van Nuys, Americanizing the West, reviewed by Liping Zhu | Ekins, ed., Defending Zion, reviewed by William G. Hartley | Benson, Irwin, and Riser, Lewis and Clark, reviewed by James J. Holmberg | Sandweiss, Print the Legend, reviewed by Delores J. Morrow | Silliman, ed., A Ride to the Infernal Regions, reviewed by Aaron Parrett | Cairns, Front-Page Women Journalists, 1920–1950, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Wagenknecht, White Poplar, Black Locust, reviewed by Kathleen A. Boardman | Ackerman, A Necessary Balance, reviewed by Larry Cebula | Egan, Hope and Dread in Montana Literature, reviewed by Brady Harrison | Anderson, One Hundred Years of Old Man Sage, reviewed by Mary Ellen Tunks | Greene, Morning Star Dawn, reviewed by Jeffrey V. Pearson | Cone, Droker, and Williams, Family of Strangers, reviewed by Melinda Marie Jetté | Nicholas, Bapis, and Harvey, eds., Imagining the Big Open, reviewed by Susan Kollin

On the cover

(front) Grandma's Boy, by Elizabeth Lochrie, 1962; (back) Untitled, Mountain View Mine, east side of Butte Hill, Butte Montana, by Linda Cannon Burgess, 1937

Autumn 2003

Vol. 53, No. 3
Snow Machines in the Gardens The History of Snowmobiles in Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks
by Michael J. Yochim
Two Roads Diverged A Look Back at the Montana Study
by Carla Homstad
Mormon Missionaries, the Utah War, and the 1858 Bannock Raid on Fort Limhi by David Bigler
Made in Montana Montana’s Post Office Murals
by Elizabeth Mentzer
Sculptor Alexander Phimister Proctor in Montana by Peter H. Hassrick
From the Society Treasure State Treasurers Survey
by Kirby Lambert
The Montana Traveler The National Bison Range
by W. Clark Whitehorn

Reviews

Chisholm, Following the Wrong God Home, reviewed by Ann Ronald | Mihesuah, Indigenous American Women, reviewed by Lillian A. Ackerman | Hugo, Writing for Her Life, reviewed by Sue Hart | Moulton, ed., The Lewis and Clark Journals, reviewed by William L. Lang | Scharff, Twenty Thousand Roads, reviewed by Shannon Smith Calitri | Beckey, Range of Glaciers, reviewed by Kevin Marsh | Blessing, ed., A Road of Her Own and Hasselstrom, Between Grass and Sky, reviewed by Sandra Schackel | Hurt, The Indian Frontier, 1763–1846, reviewed by Joshua Piker | Butts, Galvanized Yankees on the Upper Missouri, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Gilbert, Reminger, and Cunningham, eds., Encyclopedia of Buffalo Hunters and Skinners, reviewed by Henry B. Crawford | Schubert, ed., Voices of the Buffalo Soldier, reviewed by Jerome A. Greene | Schultz, Floating on the Missouri, reviewed by Aaron Parrett | Wood, Porter, and Hunt, Karl Bodmer's Studio Art, reviewed by Brandon K. Ruud | McConnell, The Record-Setting Trips, reviewed by Randal L. Hall | Holloway, Interpreting the Legacy, reviewed by Lori Utecht | Brosnan, Uniting Mountain and Plain, reviewed by Michael Welsh | Mellis, Riding Buffaloes and Broncos, reviewed by Renee Laegreid

On the cover

(front) Pay Dirt, 1925, by Charles M. Russell
(back) News from the States, 1938, by Elizabeth Lochrie, and Flathead War Party, 1942, by Henry J. Meloy

Summer 2003

Vol. 53, No. 2
The Education of a Muckraker The Journalism of Christopher Powell Connolly
by Dennis Swibold
The Bozeman Trail before John Bozeman A Busy Land
by Robert M. Utley
Montana Fever’ Smallpox and the Montana State Board of Health
by Ellen Leahy
‘The Art of the Possible’ Wallace Stegner and Historical Fiction
interview by Robert Keller, edited by Sarah Fox
Historical Commentary The Unnatural History of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
by Mark Spence
From the Society An Extraordinary Record of an Ordinary Life
by Jodie Foley
The Montana Traveler Lewis and Clark National Historic Landmarks in Montana
by Ellen Baumler

Reviews

Mutschler, Wired for Success, reviewed by Brian Shovers | Sturgeon, The Politics of Western Water and Schulte, Wayne Aspinall and the Shaping of the West, reviewed by Stan Bradshaw | Lott, American Bison, reviewed by Hanna Rose Shell | Wrobel, Promised Lands, reviewed by Paul Schullery | Knipmeyer, Butch Cassidy Was Here, reviewed by Ellen Meloy | Youst and Seaburg, Coquelle Thompson, Athabaskan Witness, reviewed by Mark van de Logt | Iverson, Diné, reviewed by Robert S. McPherson | Bridger, Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull, reviewed by Robert E. Bonner | Red Shirt, Turtle Lung Woman's Granddaughter and Pollack, Woman Walking Ahead, reviewed by Paula Wagoner | Evans, Madam Millie, reviewed by Charlene Porsild | Nichols, Prostitution, Polygamy, and Power, reviewed by Andrea G. Radke | Daugherty, Five Shades of Shadow, reviewed by Aaron Parrett | Steele, Wellington Rankin, reviewed by Keith Edgerton

On the cover

(front) The Anselmo Hoist, 1950, by Elizabeth Loch; (back) War record drawing, Drawn by ‘Above,’ Captain of Crow Indian Police, March 18, 1884, by Above or New Bear

Spring 2003

Vol. 53, No. 1
Yellowstone’s Creation Myth Can We Live with Our Own Legends?
by Paul Schullery and Lee Whittlesey
Beauty and the Beet The Dam Battles of Yellowstone National Park
by Michael J. Yochim
Sisters’ Hospital The Sisters of Providence and St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, Montana, 1873–1890
by Todd L. Savitt and Janice Willms
‘Kluxer Blues’ The Klan Confronts Catholics in Butte, Montana, 1923–1929
by Christine K. Erickson
Montana Episodes From Treasure State to Big Sky
by Brian Shovers
From the Society Montana’s Heritage Barns Project
by Kate Hampton
The Montana Traveler Madison River Canyon Earthquake Area
by Molly K. Holz

Reviews

Barringer, Selling Yellowstone, reviewed by Lee Whittlesey | Clarkin, Federal Indian Policy in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, 1961–1969, reviewed by Walter C. Fleming | Reid, Contested Empire, reviewed by Kerry R. Oman | Buecker, Fort Robinson and the American Century, 1900–1948, reviewed by Nannette Croce | Hassrick, Drawn to Yellowstone, reviewed by Joni L. Kinsey | Franks, Mary Fields, reviewed by Art Graham | Frey, Landscape Traveled by Coyote and Crane, reviewed by David Dinwoodie | Schullery, Lewis and Clark among the Grizzlies, reviewed by Alice K. Wondak | Bagley, Blood of the Prophets, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Young, In the Absence of Predators, reviewed by Paul Schullery | Reyes, White Grizzly Bear's Legacy, reviewed by Mark van de Logt | Power and Barrett, Post-Cowboy Economics, reviewed by William Wyckoff | Keyser and Klassen, Plains Indian Rock Art, reviewed by Deward Walker | Lassiter, Ellis, and Kotay, The Jesus Road, reviewed by Ruth Spack | Evans and Moulton, eds., Hot Biscuits, reviewed by Tom Pilkington | Greene, Silver Horn, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | Grant, Down and Out on the Family Farm, reviewed by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg | Shurts, Indian Reserved Water Rights, reviewed by Mark Fiege | Taliaferro, Great White Fathers, reviewed by Melody Webb | Smith, Jeannette Rankin, America's Conscience, reviewed by Sterling Evans

On the cover

(front) Into the High Country, n.d., by Edgar Payne; (back) Emerald Spring, Yellowstone Park, n.d., artist unknown

Winter 2002

Vol. 52, No. 4
Disputing the Medicine Line The Plains Cree and the Canadian-American Border, 1876–1885
by Michel Hogue
Wrestling with Horace Albright, Part II Edmund Rogers, Visitors, and Bears in Yellowstone National Park
by Alice K. Wondrak
The Forgotten Yellowstone Surveying Expedition of 1871 W. Minor Roberts and the Northern Pacific Railroad in Montana
by M. John Lubetkin
‘We Didn’t Care for It’ The Salish and Kootenai Battle against Termination Policy, 1946–1954
by Jaakko Puisto
‘Rabbit Child—A Crazy Dog of the Crows’ A Crow Narrative
ed. by Phenocia Bauerle
Montana Episodes Terror Floated over Montana
by Larry Tanglen
From the Society Brand Books
by Charlene Porsild and Molly Miller
The Montana Traveler Dearborn River High Bridge
by Jon Axline

Reviews

Hall, Harvest Wobblies, reviewed by Jerry W. Calvert | Plamondon, Lewis and Clark Trail Maps, Volume 2, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Schneiders, Unruly River and Carrels, Uphill against Water, reviewed by Thomas D. Isern | Greene, Nez Perce Summer, 1877, reviewed by Nannette Croce | Edmunds, ed., The New Warriors, reviewed by Willard Hughes Rollings | Barney, One Side by Himself, reviewed by W. Paul Reeve | Henderson, Rediscovering the Great Plains, reviewed by Michel Hogue

On the cover

(front) Indian Hunter’s Return, 1900, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Claw illustration from The Biography of a Grizzly, 1899, by Ernest Thompson Seton

Autumn 2002

Vol. 52, No. 3
Wrestling with Horace Albright, Part I Edmund Rogers, Visitors, and Bears in Yellowstone National Park
by Alice K. Wondrak
‘Nothing Up Here But Foreigners and Coal Slack World War I and the Tranformation of Red Lodge
by Bonnie Christensen
Life on the Margin The Evolution of the Waning West
by William Wycoff
‘First to Respond to Their Country’s Call’ The First Montana Infantry and the Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection, 1898–1899
by Richard K. Hines
Memorial Vivian Paladin
by Charles E. Rankin, Martha Kohl, William L. Lang, Robert F. Morgan, Ellen Baumler, Jean Baucus
Montana Episodes Brass Bands and Copper Kings
by David Reynolds
The Natural West The Astonishing Origins of Wallace Stegner’s Environmental Genius
by Beth LaDow
Essays on the West The Best Books about Montana, Twenty-First-Century Edition
by Harry W. Fritz
The Montana Traveler The Charles M. Bair Family Museum
by Ann Kooistra-Manning

Reviews

Nester, The Arikara War, reviewed by John H. Barnhill | Myers, Pie Town Woman, reviewed by Charlene Porsild | Anderson, The Four Hills of Life, reviewed by Cary C. Collins | Cahalan, Edward Abbey, reviewed by Andrew Kirk | Brereton, Educating the U.S. Army, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren | Slatta, The Mythical West, reviewed by Annie Gilbert Coleman | Dobak and Phillips, The Black Regulars, 1866–1898, reviewed by Bruce A. Glasrud | Kemmis, This Sovereign Land, reviewed by David Stiller | Sojourner, bonelight and Ronald, Ghost West, reviewed by Alan Boye

On the cover

(front) Grizzly Bear in Winter Forest, 1913, by Frank Tenney Johnson; (back) Bear feeding ‘a la carte’, c. 1905, by E. W. Hunter, photographer

Summer 2002

Vol. 52, No. 2
Frontier Fly-Fishing in the New West
by Paul Schullery
Fishing the Hatch New West Romanticism and Fly-Fishing in the High Country
by Ken Owens
‘A Millionaire Couldn’t Buy a Piece of Water as Good’ George Grant and the Conservation of the Big Hole River Watershed
by Pat Munday
Trout Shangri-La Remaking the Fishing in Yellowstone National Park
by John Byorth
Montana Episodes Pacific Memories
by Carle F. O’Neil
Montana Episodes While Custer Was Making His Last Stand
by Ken Owens
The Montana Traveler The Montana State Capitol
by Kirby Lambert
The Natural West Blight in the Waters
by Tom Palmer

Reviews

Mercier, Anaconda, reviewed by Thomas A. Krainz | Moulton, ed., The Journals of the Lewis & Clark Expedition Comprehensive Index and Ronda, Finding the West, reviewed by Jay H. Buckley | Castile, To Show Heart, Fixico, The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century, and Shoemaker, American Indian Population Recovery in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by Christopher K. Riggs | Etulain and Echeverria, eds., Portraits of Basques in the New World and Bieter and Bieter, An Enduring Legacy, reviewed by Robert R. Swartout Jr. | Bigler and Bagley, eds., Army of Israel, reviewed by Thomas G. Alexander | Valeo, Mike Mansfield, Majority Leader, reviewed by Mark Johnson | Munday, Montana’s Last Best River, reviewed by Ken Owens | Cordes, America's National Historic Trails, reviewed by Pat O’Brien | Robinson, General Crook and the Western Frontier, reviewed by Jeffrey V. Pearson | Powers, Navajo Trading, reviewed by Robert A. Trennert | Paton, Lewis and Clark and Smith and Brown, No One Ailing Except a Physician, reviewed by Dawn Nickel | Rosier, Rebirth of the Blackfeet Nation, 1912–1954, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Jensen and Hutchins, eds., Wheel Boats on the Missouri, reviewed by Mark Harvey | McDermott, A Guide to the Indian Wars of the West, Kirshner, The Class of 1861, Kennedy, ed., On the Plains with Custer and Hancock, and Johnson and Allen, A Dispatch to Custer, reviewed by Joseph C. Porter | Kirk, Collecting Nature, reviewed by Kim Allen Scott | Ruby and Brown, Esther Ross, reviewed by Charles V. Mutschler | Murdoch, The American West, reviewed by Robert E. Bonner

On the cover

(front) After Them, after 1913, by Walter Ufer; (back) Letter to Bill Rance, August 12, 1912, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 2002

Vol. 52, No. 1
The Texas Ranger Tradition Established Jack Hays and Walker Creek
by Robert M. Utley
The Damming of Yellowstone National Park A Crusade for Irrigation in the Upper Yellowstone Valley
by Hugh Lovin
Learning about the Weather Dryfarming Doctrine and Homestead Failure in Eastern Montana, 1900–1925
by Gary D. Libecap
Winter in the Rockies Winter Quarters of the Mountain Men
by Kerry R. Oman
Saving Montana’s Past The Creation and Evolution of the Montana Historical Society and Montana The Magazine of Western History
by Brian Shovers
Essays on the West Bookmen on the Montana Frontier
by Rick Newby
Montana Episodes Isabelle Randall and the “Natives”
by Phyllis Smith
The Montana Traveler A Hospitable History, Grant Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site
by Lyndel Meikle
Historical Reflections The Haunting of Butte’s Quartz Street Fire Station
by Ellen Baumler

Reviews

LaDow, The Medicine Line, reviewed by Jim Mochoruk | Schwantes, Long Day's Journey, reviewed by Jon Axline | Clayton, Hoy, and Underwood, Vaqueros, Cowboys, and Buckaroos, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Hagan, “Exactly in the Right Place” and Hoig, Fort Reno and the Indian Territory Frontier, reviewed by Susan Badger Doyle | Robertson, Rotting Face, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | Flores, Horizontal Yellow and Flores, The Natural West, reviewed by Stephen C. Sturgeon | Searl, Montana Disasters and Strohmaier, The Seasons of Fire, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Zanjani, Sarah Winnemucca, reviewed by Martha C. Knack | Boye, Holding Stone Hands, reviewed by R. Eli Paul | Jacoby, Crimes against Nature, reviewed by James Pritchard

On the cover

(front) Montana, 1909, by Maynard Dixon; (back) Ranger Encampment, c. 1880s, by Louis Eyth

Winter 2001

Vol. 51, No. 4
World Champions The 1904 Girls’ Basketball Team from Fort Shaw Indian Boarding School
by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith
“The Greatest Hazard of All Is the ‘Human Element’” Manning the Machines of the World’s Greatest Wheat Farm
by Douglas M. Edwards
The Goldfish Died Great Falls, Fort Benton, and the Great Flood of 1908
by Gordon Morris Bakken and J. Elwood Bakken
Nelson A. Miles, Crazy Horse, and the Battle of Wolf Mountains Jeffrey V. Pearson
Essays on the West Western Art Don’t Get No Respect
by Brian W. Dippie The Road to Reappearance
by Peter Iverson Still High, Wide, and Handsome
by Hal Rothman
Looking Ahead An Opportunity for Partnership
The Montana Traveler Pictograph Cave State Park
by Ann Kooistra-Manning

Reviews

Stiller, Wounding the West, reviewed by Brian Shovers | Adams, General William S. Harney, reviewed by Susan Badger Doyle | Jackson, The Piikani Blackfeet, reviewed by Paul C. Rosier | Thomas, A Country in the Mind, reviewed by Mark Spence | Ball, Army Regulars on the Western Frontier, 1848–1861, reviewed by Mark A. Weitz | Barbour, Fort Union and the Upper Missouri Fur Trade, reviewed by Scott Eckberg

On the cover

Front (detail): The Shower, c. 1914, by William Herbert Dunton; (back) Wheat Threshing on the High Plains, 1969, by Thomas Hart Benton

Autumn 2001

Vol. 51, No. 3
‘When Montana and I Were Young Margaret Bell’s Memoir of a Northern Montana Childhood
by Mary Clearman Blew
American Pathways by Elliott West
‘Well I Have Lived in Montana Almost a Week and Like It Fine’ Letters from the Davis Homestead, 1910–1926
by Seena B. Kohl
Creating a Mythic Past Spanish-Style Architecture in Montana
by Hipόlito Rafael Chacόn
Looking Back by Vivian A. Paladin, William L. Lang, Charles E. Rankin
The Montana Traveler Crossing a Landscape of Sorrow: The Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail
by Dan Gard

Reviews

Spence, Dispossessing the Wilderness, reviewed by Mark Harvey | Pritchard, Preserving Yellowstone’s Natural Conditions, reviewed by R. Gerald Wright | Tate, The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West, reviewed by Durwood Ball | Cowger, The National Congress of American Indians, reviewed by Andrew H. Fisher | Rothman, ed., Reopening the American West, reviewed by Tomas Jaehn | Dunlay, Kit Carson and the Indians, reviewed by William A. Dobak | Donahue, The Western Range Revisited, reviewed by Christopher A. Simon | Coleman, Voices of Wounded Knee, reviewed by Carolyn Johnsen | Tong, Susan La Flesche Picotte, M.D., foreword by Dennis Hastings, reviewed by Emily Greenwald | Maclean, Fire on the Mountain, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Ross, , reviewed by Anne M. Butler | Krech and Hail, eds., Collecting Native America, 1870–1960, reviewed by Andrew Gulliford | Scharnhorst, Bret Harte, reviewed by Sue Hart | Spence, For Wood River or Bust, reviewed by Janet Lecompte | McGuane, The Longest Silence, reviewed by Ken Owens | Gardner, Wagons for the Santa Fe Trade, reviewed by Henry B. Crawford | Sklenar, To Hell with Honor, reviewed by Michael Tate | Josephy, Jr., A Walk toward Oregon, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Ackland, Making a Real Killing, reviewed by Carl Abbott | Shillingberg, Tombstone, A. T., reviewed by Bruce J. Dinges | Monnett, Massacre at Cheyenne Hole, reviewed by Thomas R. Buecker | Goldberg An Army of Women, reviewed by Nancy G. Garner

On the cover

(front) Homesteader’s Wife, 1916, by Harvey Dunn; (back) Railroad promotional brochures, c. 1896, c. 1912, c. 1890

Summer 2001

Vol. 51, No. 2
‘Flying Buffaloes’ Artists and the Buffalo Hunt
by Brian W. Dippie
‘A Beautiful Spirit’ Origins of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts
by Rick Newby and Chere Jiusto
Old Photographs Sometimes You Just Can’t Believe Your Eyes
by Bill Holm
Maynard Dixon and a Changing West, 1917–1935 by Donald J. Hagerty
Julius Seyler Painting the Blackfeet, Painting Glacier Park, 1913–1914
by William E. Farr
The Montana Traveler Seeing Bob Scriver’s Artwork
by Kirby Lambert
Historical Reflections Photos from Montana’s

Reviews

Reddin, Wild West Shows, reviewed by David Wrobel | Finn, Tracing the Veins of Copper, Culture, and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata, reviewed by Elizabeth Jameson | Philip, Termination Revisited, reviewed by Jaakko Puisto | Trenton, ed., Independent Spirits, reviewed by Susan R. Near | Hurt, ed., The Rural West since World War II, reviewed by Douglas C. Sackman | Taniguchi, Necessary Fraud, reviewed by Lee Scamehorn | Jameson, All That Gitters, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Haarsager, Organized Womanhood, reviewed by Connie Staudohar | Fairholme, Journal of an Expedition to the Grand Prairies of the Missouri, 1840, edited by Jack B. Tykal, and Busch and Gough, eds., Fur Traders from New England, reviewed by David W. White | Updike, Pennington, and Clark, eds., Glass Plates and Wagon Ruts, reviewed by Richard Francaviglia | Scharnhorst, ed., Selected Letters of Bret Harte, reviewed by Valerie Sherer Mathes

On the cover

(front) Mounted Indian in the Land, 1913–14, by Julius Seyler; (back) Buffalo Chase, n.d., by George Catlin

Spring 2001

Vol. 51, No. 1
Montana Vigilantes and the Origins of 3-7-77 by Frederick Allen
‘A Very Exclusive Party’ A Firsthand Account of Building the Union Pacific Railroad
by Ernest Haycox, Jr.
Evolution of an Environmentalist Senator Frank Church and the Hells Canyon Controversy
by Sara E. Dant Ewert
Scots in the North American West by Ferenc Morton Szasz
Looking Back Happy Birthday Montana!
by K. Ross Toole
Historical Reflections Rapid, Reliable Riding on Montana’s Street Railways
by Ellen Baumler
The Montana Traveler Wild Horse Island
by Diane Tipton

Reviews

Merrill, ed., Yellowstone and the Great West, reviewed by Chris J. Magoc | MacMillan, Smoke Wars, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Hasselstrom, Collier, and Curtis, eds., Leaning into the Wind, reviewed by Susan Armitage | Keller and Turek, American Indians and National Parks, reviewed by Theodore Catton | Eales, Army Wives on the American Frontier, reviewed by Patricia Y. Stallard | Momaday, The Man Made of Words, reviewed by Walter C. Fleming | Souder and Fairfax, State Trust Lands, reviewed by Paul Hirt | Krech, The Ecological Indian, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Dary, Red Blood and Black Ink, reviewed by Barbara Cloud | Hiller, Newby, Peterson, Swaney, eds., An Ornery Bunch, reviewed by Raphael Cristy | Garceau, The Important Things of Life, reviewed by Lyn Ellen Bennett | Klein, Frontiers of Historical Imagination, reviewed by David M. Wrobel | Wyckoff, Creating Colorado, reviewed by Thomas J. Noel | Horowitz, Beyond Left and Right, reviewed by Richard Lowitt

On the cover

(front) Northern Forest, 1817, by Maynard Dixon; (back) Cabinet Gorge, Idaho, 1904, by Abby Williams Hill

Winter 2000

Vol. 50, No. 4
A Journey to the Heart of Darkness John W. Wright and the War against the Sioux, 1863–1865
by Kim Allen Scott and Ken Kempcke
The Army at the Clearwater Tactical Victory and Strategic Defeat in the Nez Perce War
by Jerome A. Greene
Photojournalism, 1877 John H. Fouchm, Fort Keogh’s First Post Photographer
by James S. Brust
Private John F. Donohue’s Reflections on the Little Bighorn by Lewis O. Saum
Medals for Custer’s Men by Larry Sklenar
Memorials Aubrey L. Haines (1914–2000)
Don G. Rickey, Jr. (1925–2000)
The Montana Traveler Snowden Bridge
by Jon Axline

Reviews

Gidley, Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian, Incorporated, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Buecker, Fort Robinson and the American West, 1874–1899, reviewed by Robert Wooster | Miller, Hollow Victory, reviewed by Michael A. Amundson Allen, From Fort Laramie to Wounded Knee, edited by Richard E. Jensen, reviewed by John H. Monnett | Greene, ed., After Wounded Knee, reviewed by David Dixon | Frazier, On the Rez, reviewed by Margot Liberty | Bunting, The Pacific Raincoast, reviewed by David Igler | Mazurek, Wrend, Smith, eds., American Indian Law Deskbook, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken

On the cover

(front) The Scout, c. 1907, by Frederic Remington; (back) Fight on the Little Big Horn (Custer’s Last Stand), c. 1900, by Frederic Remington

Autumn 2000

Vol. 50, No. 3
Joe De Yong and Hollywood Charlie Russell’s Protégé on the Celluloid Frontier
by Dan Gagliasso
George Bird Grinnell and the ‘Vanishing’ Plains Indians by Sherry L. Smith
A Life in the Oil Patch Kenneth F. Cox in Glendive, Montana, 1953–1954
by Stephen F. Cox
Unlikely Harvesters German Prisoners of War as Agricultural Workers in the Northwest
by Tomas Jaehn
Historical Commentary Davy Crockett and the Alamo: Thoughts on Truth, Fiction, and Smelling a Rat
by Stephen Harrigan
Essay on the West ‘What’s in a Name?’: Christening Early Madison County, Montana, Quartz Lodges
by Jeffrey J. Safford
The Montana Traveler Old Montana Prison—A Place to Visit
by Molly Holz
Historical Reflections When a Capital Idea Turned ‘Hideous’
by Ellen Baumler

Reviews

Nugent, Into the West, reviewed by Frederick C. Luebke | Limerick, Something in the Soil, reviewed by David J. Weber | Bates, Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz | Davis, Duke, reviewed by Dan Gagliasso | Everhart, Take Down Flag and Feed Horses and Meagher and Houston, Yellowstone and the Biology of Time, reviewed by Robert L. Spude | Hyde, Copper for America, reviewed by /Brian Shovers | Phillips, Indians and Indian Agents, reviewed by Joel R. Hyer | Trennert, White Man’s Medicine, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | McKanna, Jr., Homicide, Race, and Justice in the American West, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Faris, Navajo and Photography, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Peavy and Smith, Frontier Children, foreword by Elliott West, reviewed by Lillian Schlissel | David, Three Roads to the Alamo, reviewed by James E. Crisp | Secrest, ed., Hell’s Belles, reviewed by Roger D. McGrath | Lysengen and Rathke, eds., The Centennial Anthology of North Dakota History, reviewed by Harry F. Thompson

On the cover

(front) The Bucker, 1904, by Charles M. Russell; (back) In Without Knocking, 1909, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 2000

Vol. 50, No. 2
Illness at Three Forks Captain William Clark and the First Recorded Case of Colorado Tick Fever
by Ronald V. Loge
Beyond the Melting Pot and Multiculturalism Cultural Politics in Southern Appalachia and Hispanic New Mexico
by Mark Banker
Rocky Flats Expect a Fire, But Produce
by Len Ackland
The Footrace From the Frontier Adventures of Walter Cooper
by Larry Len Peterson
Essays on the West When Camels Came Back to Montana
by Ellen Baumler
Historical Reflections Photos from Montana’s Past
by the editor
The Montana Traveler Life on the Upper Missouri: The Art of Karl Bodmer

Reviews

Riebsame, ed., Atlas of the New West, reviewed by Tim Lehman | Tchudi, ed., Science, Values, and the American West, reviewed by Kevin J. Fernlund | Britten, American Indians in World War I, reviewed by Philip J. Deloria | Peters, Seven Trails West, reviewed by Stanford F. Layton | Bender, Winning the West for Christ, reviewed by Mark T. Banker | Garavaglisa and Worman, Firearms of the American West, 1803–1865 and Firearms of the American West, 1866–1894, reviewed by Douglas C. McChristian | Bigart and Woodcock, eds., In the Name of the Salish and Kootenai Nation, reviewed by Jaakko Puisto | Chalfant, Cheyennes at Dark Water Creek, reviewed by Raymond Wilson | Allen, Rodeo Cowboys in the North American Imagination, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Warren, The Hunter’s Game, reviewed by Bruce Hampton | Jameson and Armitage, eds., Writing the Range, reviewed by María E. Montoya

On the cover

(front) Assiniboin Indians, c. 1840–1843, by Karl Bodmer; (back) Horses Eagerly Quenching Thirst, Camels Disdaining, 1867, by Ernest Narjot

Spring 2000

Vol. 50, No. 1
A Very Different Story Exploring the Southwest from Monticello with the Freeman and Custis Exedition of 1806
by Dan Flores
A Voyage to Montana, Part II Serena Washburn’s Account of Her Trip up the Missouri River in 1869
by Aubrey L. Haines
Mules, Mines, and Millions Frank Smith and Calico Borax
by Douglas Steeples
The Columbia River’s Fate in the Twentieth Century by William L. Lang
Memorial Mike Malone—A Man to Remember
by Charles E. Rankin, Pierce C. Mullen, William L. Lang, Vivian A. Paladin, Richard W. Etulain
Historical Reflections Photos from Montana’s Past (Yogo sapphires)
by the editor
The Montana Traveler Chief Plenty Coups State Park
by Molly Holz

Reviews

Rothman, Devil’s Bargains, reviewed by Michael P. Malone | Bogue, Frederick Jackson Turner, reviewed by William Deverell | Butler, Gendered Justice in the American West, reviewed by Richard Maxwell Brown | Morrissey, Mental Territories and Hirt, ed., Terra Pacifica, reviewed by Liping Zhu | Dyke, Daggett, edited by Peter Wild, reviewed by Douglas Steeples | Kohl and McIntosh, eds., Discovering Dinosaurs in the Old West, reviewed by /Carl Hallberg | Zimmer, Frontier Soldier, edited by Jerome A. Greene | Keto, coordinator, Remington, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Sweeney, Mangas Coloradas, reviewed by William H. Broughton | Kime, ed., The Black Hills Journals of Colonel Richard Irving Dodge , reviewed by Michael L. Tate | Hagan, Theodore Roosevelt and Six Friends of the Indian, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith

On the cover

(front) Days of Long Ago, 1903, by Henry Farny; (back) Indians on the Bank of the Columbia River with Mt. Hood, 1884, by James Everett Stuart

Winter 1999

Vol. 49, No. 4
The Steamboat and Stagecoach Era in Montana and the Northern West by Carlos A. Schwantes
A Voyage to Montana, Part I Serena Washburn’s Account of Her Trip up the Missouri River in 1869
by Aubrey L. Haines
The Crow Indians and the Bozeman Trail by Frank Rzeczkowski
Something of a Nuisance Value The Montana, Wyoming & Southern Railroad, 1905–1953
by Jon Axline
Historical Commentary The ‘Wild’ Old West—A Different View
by Stewart L. Udall
Essays on the West Crazy Horse—Will We Ever Know You?
by Robert M. Utley
Historical Reflections Photos from Montana’s Past (Airplanes, 1910s–1920s)
by the editor
The Montana Traveler Mullan’s Point of Rocks: Preserving Transportation History
by Jon Axline

On the cover

(front) The Old Stage Coach of the Plains, 1901, by Frederic Remington (back) The Hold Up, 1899, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1999

Vol. 49, No. 3
Golden Dreams Colorado, California, and the Reimagining of America
by Elliott West
Disorder, Crime, and Punishment in the California Gold Rush by Martin Ridge
‘When a Person Gits to California It Is Hard to Say or Tell When He Gets Away’ Why the Forty-Niners Were Reluctant to Come Home the Families They Loved
by Malcolm J. Rohrbough
No Need to Rush The Chinese, Placer Mining, and the Western Environment
by Liping Zhu
The Legacy of the Gold Rush An Afterword
by Martin Ridge
Essays on the West More than the Glory: Preserving the Gold Rush and Its Outcome at Virginia City
by Ellen Baumler
The Montana Traveler Bannack State Park: A Gate in Time
by Marcella Sherfy
Historical Reflections Photos from Montana’s Past (Robbers’ Roost)
by the editor
Montana Book Roundup
by Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Rohrbough, Days of Gold, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens | Zhu, A Chinaman’s Chance, reviewed by Carlos A. Schwantes | Zanjani, A Mine of Her Own, reviewed by Jeffrey J. Safford | Riley, Building and Breaking Families in the American West, reviewed by Lillian Schlissel | Iverson, Barry Goldwater, reviewed by Art Gόmez | Robbins, Landscapes of Promise, reviewed by Chet Orloff | Essin, Shavetails and Bell Sharps, reviewed by Joseph G. Dawson III | Schubert, Black Valor, reviewed by William H. Leckie | Ronda, ed., Thomas Jefferson and the Changing West, reviewed by Carol L. MacGregor

On the cover

(front) The Prospector, 1850, by E. Hall Martin; (back) A Moment at Rest (Gold Rush Camp, 1882, by Ernest Narjot

Summer 1999

Vol. 49, No. 2
‘Everyone Can Understand a Picture’ Photographers and the Promotion of Early Yellowstone
by Lee H. Whittlesey
Thomas J. Hine One of Yellowstone’s Earliest Photograhers
by James S. Brust and Lee H. Whittlesey
Joshua Crissman Yellowstone’s Forgotten Photographer
by Steven B. Jackson
Through the Artist’s Eye The Paintings and Photographs of R. E. DeCamp
by Kirby Lambert
The 1859 Lander Expedition Revisited ‘Worthy Relics’ Tell New Tales of a Wind River Wagon Road
by Alan Fraser Houston and Jourdan Moore Houston
Historical Reflections Photos from Montana’s Past (Yellowstone’s Buffalo Ranch)
The Montana Traveler Ulm Pishkun: World of the Early Plains Bison
by Krys Holmes

Reviews

Ewers, Plains Indian History and Culture, reviewed by Hugh A. Dempsey | Jacobs, The Fatal Confrontation, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | Schwartz, The Rogue River Indian War and Its Aftermath, reviewed by Wilbur R. Jacobs | Hauptman, Tribes and Tribulations, reviewed by Colin G. Calloway | Sellars, Preserving Nature in the National Parks, reviewed by Melody Webb | Morand, Thomas Moran, reviewed by Victoria Wyatt | Albright, Crow Indian Photographer, reviewed by James S. Brust | Mautz, Biographies of Western Photographers, reviewed by Lee H. Whittlesey | Griswold and Griswold, History of Leadville and Lake County, Colorado, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Michno, Lakota Noon, reviewed by Sandy Barnard

On the cover

(front) Lower Falls of Yellowstone, c. 1881, by Albert Bierstadt; (back) Gates of the Mountains, c. 1935, by Ralph DeCamp

Spring 1999

Vol. 49, No. 1
‘This I Know from the Old People’ Yakima Indian Treaty Rights
by Andrew H. Fisher
Hoboes across the Border A Comparison of Itinerant Cross-Border Laborers between Montana and Western Canada
by Evelyne Stitt Pickett
‘Hope It Turns Warm So Things Will Grow’ Dwight and Hazel Howard and the Development of Montana Seed Corn
by Stan Howard
The Crazy Mule Maps A Northern Cheyenne’s View of Montana and Western Dakota in 1878
by Linea Sundstrom and Glen Fredlund
Montana Episodes The Willson Brothers Come to Montana
by Kim Allen Scott
Historical Reflections Photos from Montana’s Past (Montana Highway Patrol)
by the editor
Montana Book Roundup
by Martha Kohl

Reviews

Utley, A Life Wild and Perilous, reviewed by R. David Emmons | Meikle, ed., Very Close to Trouble, reviewed by Carol A. O’Connor | Lynde, The Bodacious Kid, reviewed by F. Lee Graves | Afton, Halaas, Masich, and Ellis, Cheyenne Dog Soldiers, reviewed by John D. McDermott | Heard, Handbook of the American Frontier, reviewed by Laurence M. Hauptman | Pommersheim, Braid of Feathers, reviewed by Dixie Haggard | Ricketts, The Morman Battalion, reviewed by Brigham D. Madsen | Hardin, Texian Iliad, reviewed by Thomas W. Cutrer | Aadland, Women and Warriors of the Plains, reviewed by Gerald Davidson | Carlson, Joe LeFors, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | DeArment, Alias Frank Canton, reviewed by Joseph G. Rosa | Purdy, ed., The Legacy of D’Arcy McNickle, reviewed by Brian C. Hosmer | Righter, Wind Energy in America, reviewed by David G. McComb | Georgi-Findlay, The Frontiers of Women’s Writing, reviewed by Dee Garceau | Rikoon, ed., Rachel Calof’s Story, reviewed by Kathleen Ely | Ficken, Rufus Woods, the Columbia River, and the Building of Modern Washington, reviewed by Richard S. Kirkendall

On the cover

(front) In Zion, 1934, by Maynard Dixon; (back) No Place to Go, 1935, by Maynard Dixon

Winter 1998

Vol. 48, No. 4
‘Powder Aplenty for Native and Guest Alike’ Steamboat Springs, Corporate Control, and the Changing Meaning of Home
by Hal K. Rothman
‘A Paper of, by, and for the People’ The Producer’s News, and the Farmers’ Movement in Northeastern Montana, 1918–1937
by Verlaine Stoner McDonald
A ‘Mail-Order Marriage’ The Norman Maclean—Robert Utley Correspondence
by O. Alan Weltzien
Historical Commentary The Senate of Mike Mansfield
by Donald A. Ritchie
Montana Episodes The Great Falls Home Front during World War II
by William J. Furdell
Historical Reflections Photos from Montana’s Past (Butte warehouse fire, 1895)
by the editor
Montana Book Roundup Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Ritchie and Hutton, eds., Frontier and Region, reviewed by Michael Steiner | Bennett and Kohl, Settling the Canadian-American West, 1890–1915, reviewed by Cecilia Danysk | Hunter, Scottish Highlanders, Indian Peoples, reviewed by Ferenc M. Szasz | Haines, Yellowstone Place Names, reviewed by Kim Allen Scott | Hoxie, ed., Encyclopedia of North America Indians, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha | Milner, A New Significance, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Johnson, New Westers, reviewed by Robert G. Gunderson | Gates, The Jeffersonian Dreamedited by Allan G. and Margaret Beattie Bogue, reviewed by James E. Hansen II | Emerson, Encyclopedia of United States Army Insignia and Uniforms, reviewed by Douglas C. McChristian | Phillips, Running with Bonnie and Clyde, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Drummond, Enos Mills, reviewed by Mark W. T. Harvey | Glover, A Wilderness Original, reviewed by Jim Posewitz

On the cover

(front) The Life Saver, 1910, by Charles M. Russell; (back) War Department poster, 1944 and World War II ration book

Autumn 1998

Vol. 48, No. 3
Butte Resilient City with an Unforgettable Past
by Mary Murphy
Devil’s Perch Prostitution from Suite to Cellar in Butte, Montana
by Ellen Baumler
Intimate Strangers The Interlocking Histories of Butte, Montana, and Chuquicamata, Chile
by Janet L. Finn
Remaking the Wide-Open Town Butte at the End of the Twentieth Century
by Brian Shovers
Montana Episodes The Butte Walkathon, 1931
by Fred and Mary Kay Voget
Historical Commentary A Reexamination of the Granite Mountain–Speculator Fire
by James D. Harrington
Essays on the West Where Have All the Heroes Gone?A Review of J. Anthony Luka’s Big Trouble
by David M. Emmons

Reviews

Murphy, Mining Cultures, reviewed by Janet L. Finn | Wrobel and Steiner, eds., Many Wests, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | White, comp., News of the Plains and Rockies, 1803–1865, reviewed by W. R. Swagerty | Reid, Policing the Elephant, reviewed by John R. Wunder | Koupal, ed., Our Landlady, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum | Huseman, Wild River, Timeless Canyons, reviewed by Gray Sweeney | Boswell and McConaghy, Raise Hell and Sell Newspapers, reviewed by Barbara Cloud | Hampton, The Great American Wolf, reviewed by James Pritchard | Pisani, Water, Land, and Law in the West, reviewed by William D. Rowley | Alinder, Ansel Adams and Spaulding, Ansel Adams and the American Landscape, reviewed by Martha A. Sandweiss

On the cover

Butte Hill, 1936, by Paul Sample

Summer 1998

Vol. 48, No. 2
Called Out People The Cheyennes and the Central Plains
by Elliott West
Montana’s Refining Industry, Part II, 1942–1996 by Joseph M. Ashley
Elk Head and White Bear Warrior Artists in the Early Reservation Period
by Allen Chronister
Harry Walker Fort Benton Bandmaster, 1881–1882
by H. Bruce Lobaugh
The Uniqueness of Crow Art A Glimpse into the History of an Embattled People
by Michael H. Logan and Douglas A. Schmittou
Essays on the West The Journals of Lewis and Clark: Almost Home
by Gary E. Moulton

Reviews

Etulain, Re-imagaining the Modern American West, reviewed by Allan G. Bogue | Rankin, ed., Legacy, reviewed by Bruce J. Dinges | Moses, Wild West Shows and the Images of American Indians, 1883–1933, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Paul, ed., Autobiography of Red Cloud, reviewed by Douglas C. McChristian | Kaufman, National Parks and the Woman’s Voice, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | Raban, Bad Land, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Argersinger, The Limits of Agrarian Radicalism, reviewed by David Blanke | Rowley, Reclaiming the Arid West, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley

On the cover

(front) Ledger art detail, 1885, by White Bear, Cheyenne; (back) White Swan’s buffalo robe, late 19th century

Spring 1998

Vol. 48, No. 1
Frontierland as Tomorrowland Walt Disney and the Architectural Packaging of the Mythic West
by Michael Steiner
Montana’s Refining Industry, Part I 1920–1941
by Joseph M. Ashley
“Food, Rest, and Happyness,” Part II Limitations and Possibilities in the Early Treatment of Tuberculosis in Montana
by Connie Staudohar
Essays on the West Lewis and Clark and the American Century: A Review of Ken Burn’s PBS Series on the Corps of Discovery
by William L. Lang
Essays on the West Northern Perspectives on the American West
by John R. Wunder

Reviews

Russell, Trails Plowed Under, introductions by Will Rogers and Brian W. Dippie, reviewed by John Taliaferro | Rankin, ed., Wallace Stegner, reviewed by Charles S. Peterson | Newby and Hunger, eds., Writing Montana reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Schwantes, The Pacific Northwest, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Barnard, Custer’s First Sergeant John Ryan reviewed by Thomas R. Buecker | Scamehorn, Albert Eugene Reynolds, reviewed by Richard D. Loosbrock | Vance, The North American Railroad, reviewed by Henry B. Crawford | Varley, Lola Montez, reviewed by Janet R. Fireman | Foote, A History of Calamity Jane, reviewed by James McLaird | Klein and Ackerman, eds., Women and Power in Native America, reviewed by Margaret Connell-Szasz | Danysk, Hired Hands reviewed by Evelyne Stitt Pickett | Solomon and Bower, A Gentile Account of Life in Utah’s Dixie, 1872–73reviewed by Jessie L. Embry | Schullery, Yellowstone’s Ski Pioneers, reviewed by Annie Gilbert Coleman

On the cover

Buffalo and Elk on the Upper Missouri, 1833, by Karl Bodmer

Winter 1997

Vol. 47, No. 4
Angus McDonald A Scottish Highlander among Indian Peoples
by James Hunter
First across the Continent, Part II Alexander Mackenzie’s Trek to the Pacific
by Barry Gough
Beautiful Deceiver The Absolutely Divine Lola Montez
by Janet R. Fireman
“Food, Rest, & Happyness,” Part I Limitations and Possibilities in the Early Treatment of Tuberculosis in Montana
by Connie Staudohar
Historical Commentary Butte: Cultural Treasure in a Mining Town
by Patrick Malone
Montana Episodes Confessions of a Telephone Girl
by Dorothy M. Johnson

Reviews

Taliaferro, Charles M. Russell, reviewed by David Dary | Liberty and Head, Working Cowboy, reviewed by Don Reeves | Carriker, Father Peter John De Smet, reviewed by Barton H. Barbour | Hafen, ed., French Fur Traders and Voyageurs in the American West, reviewed by Will Bagley | Clark, River of the West, reviewed by Robert H. Keller | Wyckoff and Dilsaver, eds. The Mountainous West, reviewed by Marshall E. Bowen | Adams, Education for Extinction, reviewed by John W. Heaton | Fradkin, The Seven States of California, reviewed by Andrew Rolle | Voget, They Call Me Agnes, reviewed by Ann Schultis | Miller, Calloway, and Sattler, comps., Writings in Indian History, 1895–1990, edited by Frederick E. Hoxie, reviewed by William D. Welge

On the cover

(front) Indians Coming in on Great Slave Lake (Indian Canoe Party), 1906, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Chilkat ceremonial coat
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Autumn 1997

Vol. 47, No. 3
First across the Continent, Part I Alexander Mackenzie’s Trek to the Pacific
by Barry Gough
Yellowstone Ecological Holocaust by Paul Schullery
“Baited by a ‘Color’ of Gold to a Mountain of Granite, Part II Connecticut Capital at Work in the Montana Goldfields, 1865–1868
by Jeffrey J. Safford
Odyssey of a Union Communism and the Rise of the Northwest Metal Workers, 1960–1972
by Katherine G. Aiken
Montana Episodes “If It Don’t End in Bloodshed”: The Montana State Baseball League, 1900
by James A. Scott
In Commemoration John C. Ewers, 1909–1997
by Charles E. Rankin, Vivian A. Paladin, William R. Swagerty, Hugh Dempsey, Raymond J. DeMallie

Reviews

Boehme, Feest, and Johnston, Seth Eastman, and Eastman, Dahcotah or, Life and Legends of the Sioux around Fort Snelling, reviewed by John C. Ewers | Ambrose, Undaunted Courage, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz | West, The Way to the West, reviewed by Anne Hyde | Dary, Seeking Pleasure in the Old West, reviewed by Elliott West | Mellinger, Race and Labor in Western Copper, reviewed by Frederic L. Quivik | Mouat, Roaring Days, reviewed by Brian Shovers | Wilson, Outlaw Tales of Montana, reviewed by F. Lee Graves | Taylor, Bloody Valverde, reviewed by Richard Melzer | Etulain and Howard, eds., A Biographical Guide to the Study of Western American Literature, reviewed by Gary Topping | Danbom, Born in the Country, reviewed by Anya Jabour | Lester, The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters, reviewed by Joyce M. Szabo | Johnson, Fire in the Mind, reviewed by Ferenc M. Szasz

On the cover

(front) The Yellowstone River, 1872, by Thomas Moran; (back) The Yellowstone Range from Near Fort Ellis, Montana Territory, 1872, by Thomas Moran

Summer 1997

Vol. 47, No. 2
“Baited by a ‘Color’ of Gold to a Mountain of Granite, Part I Connecticut Capital at Work in the Montana Goldfields, 1865–1868
by Jeffrey J. Safford
Red Cloud, Part II The Reservation Years
by Robert W. Larson
Passengers, Profits, and Prestige The Glacier Park Hotel Company, 1914–1929
by Christiane Diehl-Taylor
Fire on the Mountain Tragic Death and Memorialization of the Storm King Fourteen
by Andrew Gulliford
An Indian Memorial for the Little Bighorn by Charles E. Rankin
Historical Commentary What Ever Happened to the Anaconda Company?
by Eugene C. Tidball
Essays on the West Reflections on a Reputation: The Remington Rainsonné
by Brian W. Dippie

Reviews

Malone, James J. Hill, reviewed by Carroll Van West | Rosenus, General M. G. Vallejo and the Advent of the Americans, reviewed by Henry B. Crawford | Goodman and Lawson, Retracing Major Stephen H. Long’s 1820 Expedition, reviewed by Maxine Benson | Robinson, A Good Year to Die, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren | Flanagan, The Old West, reviewed by David Dary | Nemerov, Frederic Remington and Turn-of-the-Century America, reviewed by Paul Fees | Eldredge, Georgia O’Keeffe, reviewed by Marilyn Grant | Tong, Unsubmissive Women, reviewed by Brenda Farrington | Whittlesey, Death in Yellowstone, reviewed by A. Dean Larsen | Fischer, Wolf Wars, reviewed by Bruce Hampton | Rothman, ed., ”I’ll Never Fight Fire with My Bare Hands Again”, reviewed by Andrew Gulliford | Lowitt, ed., Politics in the Postwar American West, reviewed by John D. W. Guice | Downing and Smith, eds., Tom Patterson, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Holt, Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, 1890–1930, reviewed by Seena B. Kohl | Burton, Indian Territory and the United States, 1866–1906, reviewed by Craig Miner | Parman, Indians and the American West in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by Robert H. Keller | Werner, Pioneer Children on the Journey West, reviewed by Dee Garceau

On the cover

Mountain Trail, c. 1928, by Adolph Heinze

Spring 1997

Vol. 47, No. 1
Punishing the Elephant Malfeasance and Organized Criminality on the Overland Trail
by John Phillip Reid
Red Cloud, Part I The Warrior Years
by Robert W. Larson
‘A Hell of a Time All the Time’ Farmers, Ranchers, and the Roaring Fork Valley during the ‘Quiet Years’
by Annie Gilbert Coleman
Radio in the Hinterlands KGCX 1925–1993 KGCX: ‘The Voice of Cow Creek’ by Bill Knowles
KGCX: ‘Not a Pretentious Operation’ by Clair and Keith Krebsbach
Essays on the West Sometimes the Magic Works by Clyde A. Milner II
‘Never Take No Cutoffs’ The Filmmakers Saga by Dayton Duncan

Reviews

Hoxie, Parading through History, reviewed by Robert A. Trennett | Long, Blue Spruce, reviewed by Dick Harrison | Choy, Dong, and Hom, eds. Coming Man, reviewed by Liping Zhu | Wilkins, John Muir, reviewed by Anne F. Hyde | McChristian, The U.S. Army in the West, reviewed by Bruce J. Dinges | Whaley, Nina Otero-Warren of Santa Fe, reviewed by María E. Montoya | Korns and Morgan, eds., West from Fort Bridger, reviewed by Susan Badger Doyle | Passet, Cultural Crusaders, reviewed by Emily Bergman | Dolph, Fire in the Hole, reviewed by Neil J. Lynch

On the cover

Overland Trail, detail, c. 1871, by Albert Bierstadt

Winter 1996

Vol. 46, No. 4
From Esteban to Rodney King Five Centuries of African American History in the West
by Quintard Taylor
Driven from Point to Point Fact and Legend of the Bear River Riot
by D. Claudia Thompson
Reaping the Wind The Jacobs Brothers, Montana’s Pioneer ‘Windsmiths’
by Robert W. Righter
‘. . . And All That Jazz’ Changing Manners and Morals in Butter after World War I
by Mary Murphy
Historical Commentary Custer’s Last Stand: Protecting an Endangered Species
by Gregory F. Michno

Reviews

May, Three Frontiers, reviewed by Elliott West | Foster, Strange Genius, reviewed by Donald J. Hagerty | Deverell, Railroad Crossing, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Fort Phil Kearny/Bozeman Trail Association, Civilian, Military, and Native American Portraits of Fort Phil Kearny, reviewed by Carl V. Hallberg | Innis, Bloody Knife, edited by Richard E. Collin, reviewed by A. K. Dawson | Clark, Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock, reviewed by Thomas W. Cowger | Dixon, Hero of Beecher Island, reviewed by John H. Monnett | Smith, ed., A Dose of Frontier Soldiering, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren | Brugge, The Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute, reviewed by Todd Kerstetter | Secrest, Lawmen and Desperadoes, reviewed by Chuck Parsons | DeMallie and Ortiz, eds., North American Indian Anthropology, reviewed by Larry J. Zimmerman | Thorson, River of Promise, River of Peril, reviewed by Michael Welsh | Brown, Eccles, and Heldman, eds., The Fur Trade Revisited, reviewed by Barton H. Barbour | Bonadio, A. P. Giannini, reviewed by Gunther Barth | Twining, George S. Long, reviewed by William G. Robbins | Pitzer, Grand Coulee, reviewed by Mark W. T. Harvey | Owsley and Jantz, eds., Skeletal Biology in the Great Plains, reviewed by Douglas D. Scott

On the cover

When Guns Speak, Death Settles Dispute, c. 1921, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1996

Vol. 46, No. 3
Reflections on the Pony Express by Martin Ridge
Chinese River Mining in the West by Randall Rohe
‘Joe Hill Ain’t Never Died’ Wallace Stegner’s Act of Literary Imagination
by Robert H. Keller
‘What Valor Is’ Artists and the Mythic Moment
by Brian W. Dippie
Historical Commentary The Medicine Line and the Thin Red Line
by Frits Pannekoek
Montana Episodes Pearl Danniel: Homesteader in Big Dry Country
by Ellie Arguimbau

Reviews

Harvey, A Symbol of Wilderness, reviewed by Gary Topping | Dietrich, Northwest Passage, reviewed by Carlos A. Schwantes | Gressley, ed., Old West/New West, reviewed by David M. Wrobel | Davis, John Ford, reviewed by Frank Thompson | Carroll, ed., The Custer Autograph Album, Hardoff, Hokahey! A Good Day to Die!, and Willert, March of the Columns, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Greene, ed., Battles and Skirmishes of the Great Sioux War, and Greene, ed., Lakota and Cheyenne, reviewed by Thomas R. Buecher | Ashby and Gramer, Fighting the Odds, reviewed by Richard Lowitt | Steltenkamp, Black Elk, and Rice, Ella Deloria’s The Buffalo People, reviewed by M. Guy Bishop | Cutler, O Brave New Words! reviewed by Angela J. Firkus | Cusic, Cowboys and the Wild West, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Irwin, The Dream Seekers, reviewed by Dowling G. Campbell | Arrington, History of Idaho, reviewed by Bryce Nelson | Owens, ed., John Sutter and a Wider West, Randall Rohe | Reynolds, The Civil War Memories of Elizabeth Bacon Custer, reviewed by Shirley A. Leckie | Iverson, When Indians Became Cowboys, reviewed by Margot Liberty | Mattes, Jackson Hole, and Fort Union Fur Trade Symposium Proceedings, reviewed by Will Bagley

On the cover

(front) Trouble on the Pony Express, c. 1910-20, by Frank Tenney Johnson; (back) A Pony Express Rider Attacked by Indians, 1922, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1996

Vol. 46, No. 2
The Curse of the Buffalo Skull Seventy Years on the Trail of a Charles M. Russell Biography
by John Taliaferro
Frederic Remington, The Painter A Historiographical Sketch
by Peter H. Hassrick
Selling the Myth Western Images in Advertising
by Elliott West
Burying the Hatchet The Semi-Centennial of the Battle of the Little Bighorn
by Douglas C. McChristian
Historical Commentary Creating a ‘New’ West: Big Money Returns to the Hinterland
by William G. Robbins
Essays on the West The Way West, A Review
by Philip J. Deloria

Reviews

Dippie, Remington and Russell, reviewed by Lorne E. Render | Troccoli, First Artist of the West, and White and Limerick, The Frontier in American Culture edited by James R. Grossman, reviewed by Michael Leslie | Ruby and Brown, Indian Slavery in the Pacific Northwest , reviewed by Larry Cebula | Robbins, Colony and Empire, reviewed by Carroll Van West | Gomez, Quest for the Golden Circle, reviewed by Andrew Gulliford | Davis, Rivers in the Desert, reviewed by William Deverell | Adams, King, and Nelson, Always Bet on the Butcher, reviewed by Keith Edgerton | Losee, Doc, reviewed by Anna Zellick | Reneau, The Adventures of Moccasin Joe, reviewed by F. Lee Graves

On the cover

(front, detail) Pretty Mother of the Night—White Otter Is No Longer a Boy, c. 1900, by Frederic Remington; (back) The Cow Puncher, 1901, by Frederic Remington

Spring 1996

Vol. 46, No. 1
Shark of the Plains Early Western Incounters with Wolves
by Bruce Hampton
‘A Fight to the Finish’ The Extermination of the Gray Wolf in Wyoming, 1890–1930
by Peter M. Zmyj
The First National Park Interpreter C. L. Henderson in Yellowstone, 1882–1902
by Lee H. Whittlesey
The Lure of the Parks by Kirby Lambert
‘Roughing It Up the Yellowstone to Wonderland’ The Nelson Miles/Colgate Hoyt Party in Yellowstone National Park, September 1878
by James S. Brust and Lee H. Whittlesey
Essays on the West Perilous Passage: A Narrative of the Montana Gold Rush, 1862–1863
by Edwin Ruthven Purple, ed. by Kenneth N. Owens
In Commemoration Richard B. Roeder, 1930–1995
by Charles E. Rankin, Brian Cockhill, Michael P. Malone, Harry W. Fritz, Eugene C.Tidball, Pierce C. Mullen

Reviews

Josephy Jr., 500 Nations, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Lewis, Neither Wolf Nor Dog, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Schwantes, ed., Encounters with a Distant Land, reviewed by Brigham D. Madsen | McGinnis and Smith, eds., Abraham Lincoln and the Western Territories, reviewed by Eugene H. Berwanger | Gaff and Gaff, eds., Adventures on the Western Frontier, reviewed by Bruce Hampton | Schimmel and White, Bert Geer Phillips and the Taos Art Colony, reviewed by Martha A. Sandweiss | Hirt, A Conspiracy of Optimism, reviewed by William D. Rowley | Riney-Kehrberg, Rooted in Dust, reviewed by James E. Sherow | Etulain, ed., The American West in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by David G. McComb | Hamilton, This Bloody Deed, reviewed by Keith Edgerton | Prassel, The Great American Outlaw, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens

On the cover

(front) North Coast Limited in the Montana RockiesNorthern Pacific Railroad poster, c. 1930, by Gustav Krollmann; (back) Glacier National Park Great Northern Railroad poster, c. 1922

Autumn/Winter 1995

Vol. 45, No. 4
The Golden Horse on the Silver Screen by Lillian Turner
Calamity Jane’s Diary and Letters Story of a Fraud
by James D. McLaird
‘A Chinaman’s Chance’ on the Rocky Mountain Frontier by Liping Zhu
‘Immence Mountains to the West’ Lewis and Clark Breach the Bitterroots
by Stephen E. Ambrose
Historical Commentary History by Unreliable Narrators: Sitting Bull’s Circus Horse
by William E. Lemons

Reviews

Jacobs, On Turner’s Trail, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Thrapp, Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography, reviewed by Martin Ridge | Stevenson, Figures in Western Landscape, reviewed by Glenda Riley | Peavy and Smith, Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement, reviewed by Annette Atkins | Jones, ed., Astorian Adventure, reviewed by Dick A. Wilson | Szabo, Howling Wolf and the History of Ledger Art, reviewed by Eric Von Schmidt | Connell Szasz, ed., Between Indian and White Worlds, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Marshall III, Winter of the Holy Iron, a Novel, reviewed by Walter C. Fleming | Gump, The Dust Rose Like Smoke, reviewed by Melvin E. Page | Michno, The Mystery of E Troop, reviewed by Larry Sklenar | Mulroy, Freedom on the Border, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Dykstra, Bright Radical Star, and Broussard, Black San Francisco, reviewed by William Seraile | Taylor, Forging of a Black Community, reviewed by Howard N. Rabinowitz | Abbott, The Metropolitan Frontier, reviewed by Brad Luckingham | Hargreaves, Dry Farming in the Northern Great Plains, reviewed by Daniel N. Vichorek | Smith, Weather Pioneers, reviewed by Eleanor M. Gehres | McGuire, Lord, and Wallace, eds., Indian Water in the New West, reviewed by James E. Sherow

On the cover

(front) Col. W. F. Cody, 1889, by Rosa Bonheur; (back) White Pigeon Chinese lottery ticket, 19th century

Summer 1995

Vol. 45, No. 3
Showdown at the Hollywood Corral Wyatt Earp and the Movies
by Paul Andrew Hutton
Annie Oakley Creating the Cowgirl
by Glenda Riley
Paradise among the Monuments John Ford’s Vision of the American West
by Ronald L. Davis
Historical Commentary Stories: A Narrative History of the West
by Elliott West

Reviews

Riley, The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley, reviewed by Virginia Scharff | Tuska, Billy the Kid, reviewed by Leon C. Metz | Jacobsen, Such Men as Billy the Kid, reviewed by F. R. Prassel | Welch and Stekler, Killing Custer, reviewed by Richard J. Fox Jr. | Hampton, Children of Grace, reviewed by Robert Wooster | Killoren, “Come, Blackrobe”, reviewed by Joseph C. Porter | Herr and Spence, eds., The Letters of Jessie Benton Frémont, reviewed by Jessie L. Embry | Furman, Caroline Lockhart, reviewed by Phil Roberts | Blew, Balsamroot, reviewed by Earl Ganz | Schmidt and Blevins, History from the Highways, Wyoming, reviewed by John D. McDermott

On the cover

Wyatt Earp, Frontier Marshal, n.d., by Nichlas Eggenhofer

Spring 1995

Vol. 45, No. 2
D’Arcy McNickle Native American Author, Montana Native Son
by Dorothy R. Parker
The Northern Cheyennes and the Fight for Cultural Sovereignty The Notes of Father Aloysius Van Der Velden, S.J.
by Suzanne H. Schrems
Licit Amusements of Enlisted Men in the Post–Civil War Army by William A. Dobak
Historical Commentary Norman Maclean and Laird Robinson: A Tale of Two Research Partners
by O. Alan Weltzien
Essays on the West Charles M. Russell and ‘Piano Jim’
by John Taliaferro
Essays on the West A Trip through Western Time and Western Space
by David M. Emmons

Reviews

Worster, The Wealth of Nature, reviewed by Dan Flores | Scamehorn, Mill and Mine, reviewed by James Whiteside | Nash, A. P. Giannini and the Bank of America, reviewed by Irving Katz | Furtwangler, Acts of Discovery, reviewed by Robert Lawson-Peebles | Svingen, The Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, 1877–1900, reviewed by Suzanne H. Schrems | Hagan, Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief, reviewed by Marcin E. Kroeker | Sarf, The Little Bighorn Campaign, March–September 1876, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Moorman and Sessions, Camp Floyd and the Mormons, reviewed by Howard K. Hansen Jr. | Zanjani, Goldfield, The Last Gold Rush on the Western Frontier, reviewed by Malcolm J. Rohrbough | Gibson, Yankees in Paradise, reviewed by James P. Ronda | Love, ed., The World Begins Here; Beckham, ed., Many Faces; and Dodds, ed., Varieties of Hope, reviewed by Richard W Etulain | Doig, Heart Earth, reviewed by Margaret C. Kingsland | Ratcliffe, Painting Texas History to 1900, reviewed by Susan Prendergast Schoelwer | Harris, Long Vistas, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | Hampsten, Mother’s Letters, reviewed by Teresa Jordan | Miller, Captain Jack Crawford, reviewed by L. G. Moses | Lansing, Juggernaut, reviewed by G. Thomas Edwards | Woerner, Fearless Funnymen, reviewed by Alvin G. Davis | Peterson and Peers, Sacred Encounters, reviewed by Herman J. Viola | Wooster, Nelson A. Miles and the Twilight of the Frontier Army, reviewed by David F. Halaas | Pierce, The Most Promising Young Officer, reviewed by Shirley A. Leckie | Jackson, Shadow on the Tetons, reviewed by Bart Barbour | Hunt, Whiskey Peddler, reviewed by David M. Delo | Dawdy, George Montague Wheeler, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett

On the cover

Lewis and Clark Meeting Indians at Ross’ Hole, 1912, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1995

Vol. 45, No. 1
‘Always Bet on the Butcher’ Warren Nelson and Illegal Gambling in Montana in the 1920s and 1930s
by R. T. King
When Indians Became Cowboys by Peter Iverson
Battle for Dinosaur Echo Park Dam and the Birth of the Modern Wilderness Movement
by Mark W. T. Harvey
Historical Commentary The Rocky Mountain West: Fragile Space, Diverse Place
by Dan Flores
Essays on the West Writing One Sweet Quarrel, Telling the Accurate Lie
by Deirdre McNamer
In Commemoration Merrill G. Burlingame, 1901–1994
by Pierce C. Mullen, Brian Cockhill, Vivian A. Paladin, and Michael P. Malone

Reviews

Hagerty, Desert Dreams, reviewed by Peter H. Hassrick | Weber, The Spanish Frontier in North America, reviewed by Albert L. Hurtado | Benedek, The Wind Won’t Know Me reviewed by Gerald Thompson | Noyes, Los Comanches, reviewed by Elmer Kelton | Biolsi, Organizing the Lakota, reviewed by Dorothy R. Parker | Brafford and Thom, comps., Dancing Colors, and Thom, comp., Becoming Brave, reviewed by Barbara Loeb | Engh, Frontier Faiths, reviewed by Roger D. Launius | Vogel, Great Lakes Lumber on the Northern Plains, reviewed by Carl E. Krog | Findlay, Magic Lands, reviewed by Carol A. O’Connor | O’Flaherty, An End and a Beginning, and Those Powerful Years, reviewed by William Deverell | Gerber, On the Home Front, reviewed by Patricia Ann Owens | Kroes, The Persistence of Ethnicity, reviewed by Robert R. Swartout Jr. | Love and Love Froidevaux, comps. and eds., Lady’s Choice, reviewed by Sandra Schackel | Jordan, Riding the White Horse Home, reviewed by Barbara Love | Yagoda, Will Rogers, reviewed by Clyde A. Milner II | Johenning, Ballads of the Old West, and Weibert, Montana’s Last Desperado, reviewed by F. Lee Graves | Steffen, The Horse Soldier, 1776–1943, Volume II and Volume III, reviewed by Dan Gagliasso | Blevins, Dictionary of the America West, reviewed by Clay Reynolds | Robbins, Last Refuge, reviewed by John B. Wright | Fradkin, Wanderings of an Environmental Journalist in Alaska and the American West, reviewed by Dayton Duncan | Rydell, Safford, and Muller, In the People’s Interest, reviewed by G. Thomas Edwards

On the cover

Men and Mountains, 1933, by Maynard Dixon

Autumn 1994

Vol. 44, No. 4
A Moment in Time The West—September 1806
by James P. Ronda
Killing Custer An Excerpt
by James Welch
Bringing Montana Out of the Mud The Early Years of John Morrison, Sr.
by Theodore E. Lang
Government Patronage Catlin, Stanley, and Eastman
by Brian W. Dippie
Pen Sketches of Promise The Western Drawings of Merritt Dana Houghton
by Michael A. Amundson
Historical Commentary The Price of ‘Freedom’—Montana in the Late and Post-Anaconda Era
by David M. Emmons
Essays on the West Charles M. Russell, Word Painter—Letters 1887–1926
by John Taliaferro

Reviews

Schwantes, Railroad Signatures across the Pacific Northwest, reviewed by Robin W. Winks | Cronon, Miles, and Gitlin, eds., Under an Open Sky, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | Parker, Singing an Indian Song, reviewed by Donald L. Parman | Bagley, ed., Frontiersman, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens | Tomer and Brodhead, eds., A Naturalist in Indian Territory, reviewed by John M. Coward | Lowitt, Bronson M. Cutting, reviewed by María E. Montoya | Miller, Ruth Hanna McCormick, reviewed by Mary Murphy | Woods, Wyoming Biographies, reviewed by Roy Jordan | Nunis Jr., ed., Southern California’s Spanish Heritage, reviewed by John L. Kessell | Cordier, Schoolwomen of the Prairies and Plains, reviewed by Glenda Riley | Griffiths, Populism in the Western United States, 1890–1900, reviewed by Robert W. Larsen | Kindscher, Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie, reviewed by Gerald Davidson | Edwards, The Triumph of Tradition, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Munn, Big Sky Ghosts, reviewed by Joan Bishop

On the cover

(front) North American Indians, c. 1830s, by George Catlin; (back) Buffalo Dance, 1845, by George Catlin

Summer 1994

Vol. 44, No. 3
Recovering Red Cloud’s Autobiography by R. Eli Paul
A Woman’s Life in the Teton Country Geraldine L. Lucas
by Sherry Smith
‘We All Intermingled’ The Childhood Memories of South Slavic Immigrants in Red Lodge and Bearcreek, Montana, 1904–1943
by Anna Zellick
No Fleet Angle by Jack Havard
Historical Commentary Grandad’s Guilt
by Eler Kelton
Essays on the West The Fetterman Hospital Association
by Phil Roberts

Reviews

Meinig, The Shaping of America, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Wrobel, The End of American Exceptionalism, reviewed by Jackson K. Putnam | Morrison, Hardrock Gold, reviewed by Neil J. Lynch | Jordan, North American Cattle Ranching Frontiers, reviewed by B.  Byron Price | Allmendinger, The Cowboy, reviewed by Alvin G. Davis | Wertheim, ed., Will Rogers and the Ziegfeld Follies, reviewed by Janet R. Fireman | Ball, Desert Lawmen, reviewed by Leon C. Metz | Limerick and Southall, Revealing Territory, reviewed by William Kittredge | Neel, Our Chiefs and Elders, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Kinsey, Thomas Moran and the Surveying of the American West, reviewed by Thurman Wilkins | Patten and Cardona-Hine, Miss O’Keeffe, reviewed by Martha A. Sandweiss | Tyler, The Last Water Hole in the West, reviewed by Douglas R. Littlefield | Fox, Archaeology, History, and Custer’s Last Battle, reviewed by Gregory F. Michno | West, Capitalism on the Frontier, reviewed by Robert W. Rydell | Coates and Morrison, The Alaska Highway in World War II, reviewed by Theodore E. Lang | Schackel, Social Housekeepers, reviewed by Sarah Deutsch

On the cover

(front) The Cowboy, 1902, by Frederic Remington; (back) R-G, Colorado, 1904, by N. C. Wyeth

Spring 1994

Vol. 44, No. 2
John H. Fouch First Post Photographer at Fort Keogh
by James S. Brust
Battle of the Big Hole, Part 2 by Bruce Hampton
Army Mule by Emmett M. Essin
General Sherman’s March through Montana by Eugene C. Tidball
Historical Commentary The Montana University System—The First Half Century
by Michael P. Malone
Higher Education in Montana, 1950–1993
by George M. Dennison
Essays on the West Resisting Silence—William Kittredge’s Hole in the Sky
by Mary Clearman Blew

Reviews

Utley, The Lance and the Shield, reviewed by David Lavender | Greene, Yellowstone Command, reviewed by Joseph C. Porter | Hines, An Elusive Victory, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz | Monnett, The Battle of Beecher Island and the Indian War of 1867–1869, reviewed by Robert E. Smith | Hoig, Tribal Wars of the Southern Plains, reviewed by John H. Monnett | Robinson, The Frontier World of Fort Griffin, reviewed by Janet Lecompte | Leckie, Elizabeth Bacon Custer and the Making of a Myth, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | DeVore, Beads of the Bison Robe Trade, reviewed by William R. Swagerty | Roscoe, The Zuni Man-Woman, reviewed by Albert L. Hurtado | Littlefield, Alex Posey, , reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Delo, Peddlers and the Post Traders, reviewed by Henry B. Crawford | Dugan and Boessenecker, The Grey Fox, reviewed by Shirl Kasper | DeArment, George Scarborough, reviewed by F. R. Prassel | Nolan, The Lincoln County War, reviewed by John P. Wilson | Alexander, ed., Great Basin Kingdom Revisited, reviewed by Gregory C. Thompson | Lind, Brother Van, reviewed by Lawrence F. Small | Hundley, The Great Thirst, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Langman, A Guide to Silent Westerns, reviewed by Paul Andrew Hutton | Smith, Rocky Mountain West, reviewed by T. A. Larsen | Powell, Utah Remembers World War II, reviewed by Thomas G. Alexander

On the cover

(front) Two Nez Perce Boys, c. 1877, by John H. Fouch; (back) Yellowstone Kelly, the Scout, c. 1877, by John H. Fouch

Winter 1994

Vol. 44, No. 1
Battle of the Big Hole, Part 1 by Bruce Hampton
Enlightened Selfishness Great Falls and the Sun River Project
by Judith Fabry
‘We Are Women Irish’ Gender, Class, Religious, and Ethnic Identity in Anaconda, Montana
by Laurie K. Mercier
‘I Was a Stranger and Ye Took Me In’ by Clark C. Spence
Ethel by Jack Havard
Historical Commentary Frontier, Region, and Border: Cultural Currents in the Recent Southwest
by Richard W. Etulain
Montana Episode Winter at Cut Bank Ranger Station
by John Fraley

Reviews

Duncan, Miles from Nowhere, reviewed by Elliott West | Boag, Environment and Experience, reviewed by Barbara Allen | Riley, A Place to Grow, reviewed by Kathleen Underwood | Holt, The Orphan Trains, reviewed by Karen Lystra | George, The Adventures of the Woman Homesteader, reviewed by Karen Merrill | Lankton, Cradle to Grave, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Gottlieb and FitzSimmons, Thirst for Growth, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Kluger, Turning on Water with a Shovel, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Howard, Green Fields of Montana, reviewed by James R. Kluger | King, The Free life of a Ranger, reviewed by Edgar P. Wyman | Small, ed., Religion in Montana, reviewed by Ferenc M. Szasz | Cloud, The Business of Newspapers on the Western Frontier, reviewed by Bryce Nelson | Wood, ed., Duelling in America, reviewed by Henry J. Antkiewicz | Lee, Fort Meade and the Black Hills, reviewed by Michael L. Tate

On the cover

Path to the Mess House, c. 1902–1910, by Joseph Henry Sharp

Autumn 1993

Vol. 43, No. 4
Troubled Bundles, Troubled Blackfeet The Travail of Cultural and Religious Renewal
by William E. Farr
The Life and Western Art of E. E. Heikka by Vivian A. Paladin
A Scout’s Perceptions of Indians at the Battle of Beecher Island An Essay on Ethnocentrism
by John H. Monnett
Sea Serpents of the Pacific Northwest by Paul H. LeBlond
Essays on the West: Tribute to Wallace Stegner A Brief Reminescence: Father, Teacher, Collaborator
by Page Stegner
Where the Old West Met the New, Wallace Stegner: 1909–1993
by Jackson J. Benson
Stegner, Story-Telling, and Western Identity
by Elliott West
Precedents to Wisdom
by Patricia Nelson Limerick
Stegner, the West, and the Environment
by Dan Flores
Thoughts on Wallace Stegner
by Ivan Doig
The Good Rain: Stegner and the Wild
by William Kittredge
Wallace Stegner as Western Humorist
by Richard W. Etulain

Reviews

Chelette, Hough, and South, California Grandeur and Genre, and Penney, Art of the American Frontier, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Freed, Preserving the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains , reviewed by Marcella Sherfy | Rylatt, Surveying the Canadian Pacific, reviewed by Marilyn Grant | Davis, Playing Cowboys, reviewed by Fred Erisman | Tompkins, West of Everything, reviewed by John H. Lenihan | Reedstrom, Scrapbook of the American West, reviewed by John P. Langellier | Hine, Josiah Royce, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Alexander, Things in Heaven and Earth, reviewed by Jan Shipps | Zapffe, Indian Days in Minnesota’s Lake Region, reviewed by Lawrence J. Sommer | O’Neil, Lyman, and McKay, eds., Wounded Knee 1973, reviewed by R. Eli Paul| Fritz, Federal Justice in California, reviewed by Susanne Teepe Gaskins | Mullins, The Depression and the Urban West Coast, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley

On the cover

(front) Searching for the Enemy, n.d., by Julius Seyler; (back) Dream shirt of Short Face, Blackfeet, c. 1890

Summer 1993

Vol. 43, No. 3
Charlie’s Hidden Agenda Realism and Nostalgia in C. M. Russell’s Stories about Indians
by Raphael Cristy
From Hill 57 to Capitol Hill: ‘Making Sparks Fly’ Sister Providencia Tolan’s Drive on Behalf of Montana’s Off-Reservation Indians, 1950–1970
by Joan Bishop
Custer’s Luck Runs Out by Shirley A. Leckie
Crazy Horse, Custer, and the Sweep to the North by Gregory F. Michno
Traders to Trappers, Part II Andrew Henry and the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade
by Linda Harper White and Fred R. Gowans
Montana Episodes Phil Weinard Remembers Early Helena, 1880
ed. by K. F. Weinard
Historical Commentary Coming of Age in Montana: The Legacy of A. B. Guthrie, Jr.
by Fred Erisman
Essays on the West Professor Maclean and General Custer
by Robert M. Utley

Reviews

Stegner, Where the Bluebird Sings in the Lemonade Springs, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Worster, Under Western Skies, reviewed by John Opie | Sweeney, Cochise: Chiricahua Apache Chief, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Chalfant, Without Quarter, reviewed by John E. McDermott | Billington, New Mexico’s Buffalo Soldiers, reviewed by Richard Melzer | Seraile, Voice of Dissent, reviewed by John P. Langellier | Langellier, Cox, and Pohanka, eds., Myles Keogh, reviewed by Harry H. Anderson | Brown, No Duty to Retreat, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Altshuler, Cavalry Yellow and Infantry Blue, reviewed by Ed Sweeney | Palmer, The Snake River, and Echeverria, Barrow, Roos-Collins, Rivers at Risk, reviewed by James E. Sherow | Lang, ed., Centennial West , reviewed by Thomas R. Wessel | Burton, American Indian Water Rights and the Limits of Law, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha

On the cover

(front) Powder Face, 1903, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Blackfoot Brave of 1858, 1898, and Blackfoot Brave of 1898, 1898, both by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1993

Vol. 43, No. 2
Manipulating Nature’s Paradise National Park Management under Stephen T. Mather, 1916–1929
by Richard West Sellars
Journey to Wyoming An Excerpt from Ethel Waxham’s Journals and Letters
ed. by Barbara Love and Frances Love Froidevaux
‘The Pilgrimage of a Funny Man’ Bob Burdette’s Northwestern Tour of 1888
by Lewis O. Saum
Landscapes of Opportunity Phases of Railroad Promotion of the Pacific Northwest
by Carlos A. Schwantes
Railroading on the Great Divide Images of the Milwaukee Road’s Western Main Line
by Dale Martin
Historical Commentary The Urban West and the Twenty-First Century
by Carl Abbott
Essays on the West Tragedy and Beyond: Norman Maclean’s Young Men and Fire, A Review
by Harold P. Simonson
The New Western History Goes to Town, Or Don’t Forget That Your Urban Hamburger Was Once a Rural Cow by Howard Rabinowitz

Reviews

Hutton, ed., The Custer Reader, reviewed by Bruce J. Dinges | White, ”It’s Your Misfortune and None of My Own, reviewed by Martin Ridge | Nash, Creating the West, reviewed by Richard White | Mighetto, Wild Animals and American Environmental Ethics, and Reisner, Game Wars, reviewed by Will Jacobs | Schullery, The Bears of Yellowstone, reviewed by Lee H. Whittlesey | Rockwell, Giving Voice to Bear, reviewed by Lee Irwin | West, Brechin, eds., Resident Peoples and National Parks, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Callaway, Montana Frontier Lawyer, reviewed by Don Spritzer | Carlson, Tom Horn “Killing Men Is My Specialty . . .”, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Wright, A Time for Gathering, reviewed by Clifford E. Trafzer | Cheney, Voices from the Bottom of the Bowl, reviewed by Merle Wells | Thomas, ed., Politics and Public Policy in the Contemporary American West, reviewed by Lewis L. Gould | Unsworth, ed., Military Periodicals reviewed by Paul L. Hedren

On the cover

The Castle Geyser, Upper Geyser Basin, 1874, by Thomas Moran

Winter 1993

Vol. 43, No. 1
Beyond the Beaver Fur and the American West by James P. Ronda
Certainty of Vengeance The Hudson’s Bay Company and Retaliation in Kind against Indian Offenders in New Caledonia
by John Phillip Reid
A View from the Bottom Up The Work Force of the American Fur Company on the Upper Missouri in the 1830s
by William R. Swagerty
Lou Devon’s Narrative A Tale of the Mandan’s Lost Years
by Will Bagley
Fort Uintah and the Reed Trading Post by John D. Barton
Traders to Trappers Andrew Henry and the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade
by Linda Harper White and Fred R. Gowans
Essays on the West Exploration and Commerce along the Pacific Northwest Coast
by James P. Ronda
A River Runs Through It, A Review by Ivan Doig Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven—The Western Is Back by John Mack Faragher

Reviews

Blew, All But the Waltz, reviewed by Earl Ganz | Hampsten, Settlers’ Children, reviewed by Anne M. Butler | Lindgren, Land in Her Own Name, reviewed by Frances W. Kay | Jensen, Promise to the Land, reviewed by Sandra Schackel | Jeffrey, Converting the West, reviewed by Annette Atkins | Cutter, Malaspina and Galiano, reviewed by Janet Fireman | McKelvey, Ewan, Beckham, Botanical Exploration of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1790–1850, reviewed by Dan Flores | Josephy, The Civil War in the American West, reviewed by Joseph G. Dawson III | Gray, Custer’s Last Campaign, reviewed by Neil C. Mangum | Hedren, ed., The Great Sioux War, 1876–77, reviewed by Gregory Urwin | Fitzgerald, Yellowtail, Crow Medicine Man and the Sun Dance Chief, reviewed by Keith Algier | Oberly, Sixty Million Acres, reviewed by Emmett M. Essin | Highton, Nevada Newspaper Days, reviewed by David Fridtjof Halaas | King, Going to Meet a Man, reviewed by Roger D. McGrath

On the cover

(front) Long Jakes, The Rocky Mountain Man, 1844, by Charles Deas; (back) Fur trade artifacts: Jim Bridger’s Hawken rifle and binoculars, L’Assomption sash, Canadian Cree beaded tobacco pouch once carried by Alexander Culbertson, brass pail, powder horn, pistol, trade bead sample cards, and trade beads.

Autumn 1992

Vol. 42, No. 4
Montana’s Entrepreneurial Spirit at Work by Michael P. Malone
A Settlement on the Plains Paris Gibson and the Building of Great Falls
by Richard B. Roeder
The Deconstruction of a Capitalist Patriarch The Life and Times of Samuel T. Hauser
by William G. Robbins
‘A Little Bit Better’ William Andrews Clark and Welfare Work in Arizona by Jeanette Rodda
Origins of the Great Sioux War The Brown-Anderson Controversy Revisited
by Robert M. Utley
Historical Commentary American Indians and Outsiders: A Crucial Dialogue of the Columbian Quincenterary
by Margaret Connell Szasz
Essays on the West Custer and Crazy Horse Ride Again . . . and Again, and Again: Filmmaking and History at the Little Bighorn
by Paul Stekler
TV Looks at Indians and American History A Review Essay
by Roger L. Nichols

Reviews

Malone, Roeder, Lang, Montana, A History of Two Centuries, reviewed by Robert R. Swartout Jr. | Winks, Frederick Billings, reviewed by Bill Bryans | Foster, Henry M. Porter, reviewed by Lyle W. Dorsett | Leyendecker, Palace Car Prince, reviewed by Robin W. Winks | Peterson, Bonanza Rich, reviewed by Sally Zanjani | Rolle, Henry Mayo Newhall and His Times, reviewed by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. | Sherow, Watering the Valley, reviewed by Judith Fabry | Stratton, ed., Spokane and the Inland Empire, reviewed by G. Thomas Edwards | Hardorff, ed., Lakota Recollections of the Custer Fight, reviewed by Jerome A. Green | Jensen, Paul, Carter, Eyewitness at Wounded Knee, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Bernstein, American Indians and World War II, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha | Henige, In Search of Columbus, reviewed by David J. Weber | Walker, Protestantism in the Sangre De Cristos, 1850–1920, reviewed by Mark T. Banker | Olivera and Crété, Life in Mexico under Santa Ana, reviewed by Charles R. Cutter | Haywood Victorian West, reviewed by Judith R. Johnson | Tinsley, For a Cowboy Has to Sing, reviewed by Guy Logsdon | Kasper, Annie Oakley, reviewed by Ian Craig Breaden

On the cover

Detail of map, “Great Falls, Montana, Its Situation, Surroundings, Resources, Railroad and River Connections, 1893,” by Oswald C. Mortson

Summer 1992

Vol. 42, No. 3
Where Is the American West? Report on a Survey
by Walter Nugent
Western Art Museums A Question of Style or Content
by Peter H. Hassrick
Photographic Allegories and Indian Destiny by Brian W. Dippie
Western Montana Rock Art Images of Forgotten Dreams
by James D. Keyser
Historical Commentary What You See Is Not Necessarily What You Get
by William H. Truettner and Alexander Nemerov Visitors Respond: Selections from ‘The West as America’ Comment Books by Andrew Gulliford
Essays on the West Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts
by Ron Tyler

Reviews

Linenthal, Sacred Ground, Americans and Their Battlefields, reviewed by Joseph E. Stevens | Barth, Fleeting Moments, Nature and Culture in American History, reviewed by Daniel Tyler | Demars, The Tourist of Yosemite, 1855–1985, reviewed by Alfred Runte | Schwantes, In Mountain Shadows, A History of Idaho, reviewed by William G. Robbins | Eutlain, ed., Writing Western History, Essays on Major Western Historians, reviewed by John R. Wunder | Rolle, John Charles Frémont, Character as Destiny, reviewed by Pamela Herr | Dawson, The Late 19th Century U.S. Army, 1865–1898, reviewed by Paul Andrew Hutton | Russell, Campaigning with King, edited by Paul L. Hedren, reviewed by Robert Wooster | McDonnell, The Dispossession of the American Indian, 1878–1934, reviewed by Marjane Ambler | Robertson, Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Volume II, The Mountain States, reviewed by Michael P. Malone

On the cover

Indians on Green River, n.d., by Alfred Jacob Miller

Spring 1992

Vol. 42, No. 2
European Images of America The West in Historical Perspective
by Gerald D. Nash
The American West in the European Imagination by Julian Crandall Hollick
Annie Oakley The Magical Year in London
by Shirl Kasper
‘Hang Me If You Will’ Violence in the Last Western Mining Boomtown
by Sally Zanjani
Sunday at the Little Big Horn with George by Eric von Schmidt
Historical Commentary Triumph al Narratives and the Northern West
by William G. Robbins
Essays on the West The Wagon Box Fight by Jerry Keenan
Native American Literature Comes of Age by Walter C. Fleming

Reviews

Prucha, Atlas of American Indian Affairs, reviewed by Thomas F. Schilz | DeWitt, ed., American Indian Resource Materials, reviewed by Robert A. Trennert | Rice, Black Elk’s Story, reviewed by Lee Urwin | Stewart, Ketner, Miller, Car; Wimar, reviewed by Michael Leslie | Work, ed., Prose and Poetry of the American West, reviewed by Gary Scharnhorst | Dwyer, Lingenfelter, eds., Dan De Quille, The Washoe Giant, reviewed by Robert Morse Clark | Berkove, ed., The Fighting Horse of the Stanslaus, reviewed by Charles E. Rankin | Lucey, Photographing Montana, 1894–1928, reviewed by Paula Petrik | McQuillan, Prevailing Over Time, reviewed by Frederick C. Luebke | Gulliford, America’s Country Schools, reviewed by D. Teddy Diggs | Frykman, Creating a People’s University, reviewed by James E. Hansen II | Stephens, One-Room School, reviewed by Judith Raftery | Dilsaver, Tweed, Challenge of the Big Trees, reviewed by M. Guy Bishop | Stevens, America’s National Battlefield Parks, reviewed by Jere L. Krakow | Roberts, Deaths Comes for the Chief Justice, reviewed by John P. Wilson

On the cover

(front) Buffalo Bill Wild West poster, c. 1888; Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak, 1863, by Albert Bierstadt; Old Surehand, cover of book by Karl May; Buffalo Bill serial publication covers; (back) Indians Approaching Fort Union, c. 1859, by Carl Wimar; Leutnant Blueberry magazine cover; Here Fell Custer detail, 1970s, Eric von Schmidt

Winter 1992

Vol. 42, No. 1
Desire and Pursuit of the Whole The Politics of Storytelling
by William Kittredge
The Mormon-Carson Emigrant Trail in Western History by Kenneth N. Owens
Saving Souls on the Frontier A Chaplain’s Labor
by William Seraile
Rural Radicalism on the Northern Plains, 1912–1950 by William C. Pratt
‘A Tough Place to Live’ The 1959 Montana State Prison Riot
by Keith Edgerton
Essays on the West Whose Shrine Is It? The Ideological Struggle for Custer Battlefield
by Robert M. Utley
In Search of Custer Battlefield
by Douglas C. McChristian
Historical Commentary The Origins of Twenty-First Century Montana
by Harry W. Fritz

Reviews

McGinnis, Counting Coup and Cutting Horses, Intertribal Warfare on the Northern Great Plains, 1738–1889, reviewed by Jerome A. Greene | Thornton, The Cherokees, A Population History, reviewed by Michael Welsh | Everett, The Texas Cherokees, A People between Two Fires, 1819–1840, reviewed by John D. W. Guice | Blaine, Pawnee Passage, 1870–1875, reviewed by Father Peter J. Powell | Carlson, Pecos Bill, A Military Biography of William R. Shafter, reviewed by William Seraile | Fairbanks and Underwood, eds., Essays on Sunbelt Cities and Recent Urban America, reviewed by John M. Findlay | Moehring, Resort City in the Sunbelt, Las Vegas, 1930–1970, reviewed by Carol A. O’Connor | Gulliford Boomtown Blues, Colorado Oil Shale, 1885–1985, reviewed by Robert W. Righter | Fahey, Hecla, A Century of Western Mining, reviewed by Nancy J. Taniguchi | Whiteside, Regulating Danger, The Struggle for Mine Safety in the Rocky Mountain Coal Industry, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Walgamott, Six Decades Back, reviewed by Gary Topping | Isern, Bull Threshers and Bindlestiffs, Harvesting and Threshing on the North American Plains, reviewed by Judith R. Johnson | Barlow, Mormons and the Bible, The Place of the Latter-Day Saints in American Religion, reviewed by Ferenc M. Szasz

On the cover

(front) Breaking Camp, 1891, by Henry F. Farny; (inside front) Sioux Figure, 1898, by Henry F. Farny

Autumn1991

Vol. 41, No. 4
In the Shadow of Jefferson Explorers and the GreatWest
by Martin Ridge
‘A Knowledge of Distant Parts’ The Shaping of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
by James P. Ronda
Travels in a Subjective West The Letters of Edwin James and Major Stephen Long’s Scientific Expedition of 1819–1820
by Carlo Rotella
The Edwin James Letter Book at Yale by George Miles
Marvelous Figures, Astonished Travelers The Montana Expedition of Maximilian, Prince of Wied
by Joseph C. Porter
Journeys to the Land of Gold Emigrants on the Bozeman Trail, 1863–1866
by Susan Badger Doyle
Historical Commentary Spanish Exploration in the Western Boderlands
by John L. Kessell
Review Essay The West in Exploration, Empire, and Art
by Joseph C. Porter

Reviews

Winship, trans., ed., The Journey of Coronado, 1540–1542, reviewed by Marc Simmons | Simmons, The Last Conquistador Juan de Oñate and the Settling of the Far Southwest, reviewed by John L. Kessell | Cutter, California in 1792, A Spanish Naval Visit, reviewed by Iris H. W. Engstrand | Weber, ed., The Californios versus Jedediah Smith, 1826–1827, A New Cache of Documents, reviewed by Fred R. Gowans | Hague, Langum, Thomas O. Larkin, A Life of Patriotism and Profit in Old California, reviewed by Valerie Sherer Mathes | Rumer, The Wagon Trains of ’44, A Comparative View of the Individual Caravans in the Emigrations of 1844 to Oregon, and Rumer, ed., This Emigrating Conmpany, The 1844 Oregon Trail Journal of Jacob Hammer, reviewed by Brigham D. Madsen | Stillman, Wanderings in the Southwest in 1855, edited by Ron Tyler, reviewed by Joe A. Stout, Jr. | Mathes, Helen Hunt Jackson and Her Indian Reform Legacy, reviewed by Margaret Connell Szasz | Saum, The Popular Mood of America, 1860–1890, reviewed by Anne F. Hyde | Kirk, Alexander Exploring Washington’s Past, A Road Guide to History, reviewed by Carroll Van West | Grant, ed., We Took the Train, reviewed by W. Thomas White

On the cover

(front) America(map of North and South America), 1627–1687, engraved by Jan Mathijsz; (inside front) The Great Explorers, May 12, 1906, by Frederic Remington

Summer 1991

Vol. 41, No. 3
The View from Wisdom Region and Identity in the Minds of Four Westerners
by Clyde A. Milner II
The Beginning of the End Miles versus Sitting Bull at Cedar Creek
by Jerome A. Greene
Was There Arsenic in the Air? Anaconda versus the Farmers of Deer Lodge Valley
by Gordon Morris Bakken
Evelyn Cameron Pioneer Photographer and Diarist
by Donna M. Lucey
The Peace Policy at Wind River The James Irwin Years, 1871–1877
by Henry E. Stamm IV
Historical Commentary The Western Intellectual: Josiah Royce
by Robert V. Hine
Review Essays Montana Literature and Western Identity
by Elliott West

Reviews

Paladin, E. E. Heikka, Sculptor of the American West, reviewed by Susan R. Near | Powell, Splinters of a Nation, German Prisoners of War in Utah, reviewed by Dean L. May | Nash, World War II and the West, reviewed by David Emmons | Olson, ed., The Struggle for the Land, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Hamer, New Towns in the New World, reviewed by Earl Pomeroy | Forrest, The Preservation of the Village, New Mexico’s Hispanics and the New Deal, reviewed by Robert J. Torrez | Card, Northcott, Foster, Palmer, Jarvis, eds., The Mormon Presence in Canada, reviewed by Charles S. Peterson | Youngquist, American Fever, A Swede in the West, reviewed by Anna Zellick | O’Brien, American Indian Tribal Governments, reviewed by Thomas R. Wessel | Lopach, Brown, Clow, Tribal Government Today, Politics on Montana Indian Reservations, reviewed by David Reed Miller | Manzione, ”I Am Looking to the North for My Life” , reviewed by Michael C. Coleman | Madsen, Glory Hunter, A Biography of Patrick Edward Connor, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren

On the cover

(front) Mt. Republic (and Cooke City, Montana), 1924, by W. H. D. Koerner; (back) Dan Ross cabin, Cooke City, n.d., by W. H. D. Koerner

Spring 1991

Vol. 41, No. 2
Narcissa Whitman The Significance of a Missionary’s Life
by Julie Roy Jeffrey
‘I Really Had Something Like the Blues’ Letters from Jessie Benton Frémont to Elizabeth Blair Lee, 1847–1883
by Pamela Herr and Mary Lee Spence
Not a Love Story Bordeaux v. Bordeaux
by Paula Petrik
Women’s Matters Birth Control, Prenatal Care, and Childbirth in Rural Montana, 1910–1940
by Mary Melcher
Historical Commentary The Contributions and Challenges of Western Women’s History’
Four essays by Sarah Deutsch, Virginia Scharff, Glenda Riley, and John Mack Faragher
Montana Episodes Graduation Party—1929
by Jo Measure

Reviews

Edwards, Sowing Good Seeds, reviewed by Virginia Scharff | Colman, Mrs. Wheeler Goes to Washington, reviewed by Harry Fritz | Fields, Abby Williams Hill and the Lure of the West, reviewed by Victoria Wyatt | Moynihan, Armitage, Dichamp, eds., So Much to Be Done, reviewed by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith | Smith, The View from Officers' Row, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Carrington, My Army Life, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | Foote, Women of the New Mexico Frontier, 1846–1912, reviewed by Sandra L. Myres | Robertson, The Magnificent Mountain Women, reviewed by Peggy Pascoe

On the cover

Crazy quilt and sham, 1889, by Margaret Howell

Winter 1991

Vol. 41, No. 1
The Life of an Idea The Significance of Frederick Jackson Turner’s Frontier Thesis
by Martin Ridge
‘three cool, determined men’ The Sioux War Heroism of Privates Evans, Stewart, and Bell
by Paul L. Hedren
‘Correct in Every Detail’ General Custer in Hollywood
by Paul Andrew Hutton
Minerva Allen Educator, Linguist, Poet
by John Terreo
Historical Commentary The West as Utopia and Myth
by Gerald D. Nash
Review Essay Of Bullets, Blunders, and Custer Buffs
by Brian W. Dippie

Reviews

Spence, The Conrey Placer Mining Company, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Waldman, Who Was Who in Native American History, reviewed by Colin Calloway | Collins, That Damned Cowboy , reviewed by William H. Harbaugh | Clark, ed., Minnesota in a Century of Change, reviewed by Mark W. T. Harvey | Runte, Yosemite: The Embattled Wilderness, reviewed by Aubrey L. Haines | Hyde, An American Vision, reviewed by Lewis Saum | Stewart, annot. and illus., The Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens | Slatta, Cowboys of the Americas, reviewed by William Savage, Jr. | Long, Where the Sun Never Shines, reviewed by Lee Scamehorn | Best, A Celebration of Work, edited by William G. Robbins, reviewed by Carlos A. Schwantes

On the cover

Cliffs of Green River, 1874, by Thomas Moran

Autumn 1990

Vol. 40, No. 4
Art and Architecture of the West by Richard W. Etulain
Montana’s Monuments History in the Making
by Carroll Van West
Sheet Iron Elegance Mail Order Architecture in Montana
by Arthur A. Hart
The North and Snow Joseph Henry Sharp in Montana
by Sarah Boehme
Crow Beadwork The Resilience of Cultural Values
by Barbara Loeb
Historical Commentary Back to the Future of the Great Plains
by Frederick C. Luebke
Montana Episodes History, Family, and Legacy on Montana’s High Line
by Mary Sheehy Moe
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Peavy and Smith, The Gold Rush Widows of Little Falls, reviewed by Sandra Schackel | Smith, ed., Survival on a Westward Trek, reviewed by Ken Coates | Lingenfelter and Dwyer, eds., Death Valley Lore, reviewed by Patricia Nelson Limerick | Houlihan and Trenton, Native Americans, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Unrau, Mixed Bloods and Tribal Dissolution, reviewed by Wilbur R. Jacobs | Ambler, Breaking the Iron Bonds, reviewed by William R. Swagerty | Adams, The Post Near Cheyenne, reviewed by Daniel F. Gallacher | Stephens and Holmes, Historical Atlas of Texas, reviewed by Robert A. Calvert | Steinbach, A Long March, reviewed by Eleanor Carricker | Crouch, Jornada Del Muerto, reviewed by Harry P. Hewitt | Thrapp, Vengeance; The Saga of Poor Tom Cover, reviewed by Robert R. Swartout Jr.

On the cover

(front) Strike’s His Enemy Pretty, c. 1906, by Joseph Henry Sharp; (back) Strikes His Enemy Pretty, c. 1906, by Joseph Henry Sharp

Summer 1990

Vol. 40, No. 3
A Conversation with Wallace Stegner interview by Richard W. Etulain
Yellowstone Kelly From New York to Paradise
by Jerry Keenan
Walla Walla Gateway to the Pacific Northwest Interior
by G. Thomas Edwards
Civil Disorder and the Military in Rock Springs, Wyoming The Army’s Role in the 1885 Chinese Massacre
by Clayton D. Laurie
Historical Commentary Western History, Why the Past May Be Changing
four essays by Patricia Nelson Limerick, Michael P. Malone, Gerald Thompson, Elliott West
Montana Episodes Montanans at Work: Businesswomen in Agricultural Communities
by Laurie K. Mercier
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Hassrick, Charles M. Russell, reviewed by Richard Roeder | Simonson, Beyond the Frontier, reviewed by William Kittredge | Milner, Major Problems in the History of the West, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | Logsdon, ed., The Whorehouse Bells Were Ringing, reviewed by Michael Korn | Utley, Billy the Kid, reviewed by Richard White | Rosa and Koop, Rowdy Joe Lowe, reviewed by Brad Agnew | Mullen, Let Justice Be Done, reviewed by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. | Chalfant, Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Smith, Sagebrush Soldier, reviewed by Robert T. Smith | Davis, ed., Dreams to Dust, reviewed by Gloria Ricci Lothrop | Dempsey and Moir, comps., Bibliography of the Blackfoot, reviewed by Brian Reeves

On the cover

(front) Navajo Indian Horse Thieves Pursued by Robbed Mexicans, 1904, by Charles M. Russell; (back) I’m Scarder of Him Than I Am of the Injuns, n.d., by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1990

Vol. 40, No. 2
Monarch of All These Mighty Wonders Tourists and Yellowstone’s Excelsior Geyser, 1881–1890
by Lee Whittlesey
Fire in the Hole Slovenians, Croatians, and Coal Mining on the Musselshell
by Anna Zellick
‘Greetings from this Coalvillage’ Finnish Immigrants of Red Lodge
by Erika Kuhlman
From the Land of Oz L. Frank Baum’s Satirical View of South Dakota’s First Year of Statehood
by Nancy Tystad Koupal
Public History and the Native American Issues in the American West
by Albert L. Hurtado
Montana Episodes Number, Please . . .
by Ethlyn F. Ross
Historical Commentary The Looseness of Zion: The Lighter Side of Mormon History
by Leonard J. Arrington
Movie Review McMurtry and Graham, Montana
by Paul Monaco
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Malone and Etulain, The American West, reviewed by Vernon Carstensen | Benson, ed., From Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, reviewed by Gary E. Moulton | Schwantes, The Pacific Northwest, reviewed by W. Thomas White | Smith, The Birth of Colorado, reviewed by Ralph Mann| Pingenot, Siringo, reviewed by Katherine G. Aiken | Calloway, ed., New Directions in American Indian History, reviewed by Clara Sue Kidwell | Clark and Guice, Frontiers in Conflict, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha | Beck and Haase, Historical Atlas of the American West, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Swenson, Victims: The Kari Swenson Story, reviewed by Norma B. Ashby | Shepperson, ed., East of Eden, West of Zion, reviewed by Glen Barrett

On the cover

Lower Geyser Basin (Blue Spring, Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone, 1873, by Thomas Moran

Winter 1990

Vol. 40, No. 1
Robes, Rum, and Rifles Indian Middlemen in the Northern Plains Fur Trade
by Thomas F. Schilz
Where Did the Nez Perces Go in Yellowstone in 1877? by William L. Lang
Motivations of Indian Children at Missionary and U.S. Government Schools, 1860–1918 A Study through Published Reminiscences
by Michael C. Coleman
‘That Is My Road’ The Life and Times of a Crow Berdache
by Will Roscoe
Indian Perspectives of the Bozeman Trail, 1864–1868 by Susan Badger Doyle
Montana Episodes A Trooper with Custer: Augustus DeVoto’s Account of the Little Big Horn
ed. by Dale Schoenberger
Historical Commentary The West and the Military-Industrial Complex
by Gerald D. Nash
A Tribute to William L. Lang by Vivian A. Paladin, Richard Maxwell Brown, Dave Walter, Elliott West, Laurie K. Mercier, and Michael P. Malone
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Emmons, The Butte Irish, reviewed by Mary Murphy | Blair, Women in Pacific Northwest History, reviewed by Glenda Riley | Madson, ed., Exploring the Great Salt Lake, reviewed by Patricia A. Etter | Montgomery, Saying Goodbye, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Cox, The Park Builders, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Luckingham, Phoenix, reviewed by Gunther Barth | Mangum, Battle of the Rosebud, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Scott, Fox, Conner, and Harmon, Archaeological Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Bighorn, reviewed by Robert Wooster | Williams, Americans and Their Forests, reviewed by Stephen Haycox | Nunis and Lothrop, eds., A Guide to the History of California, reviewed by Spencer C. Olin | Short, Ronald Reagan and the Public Lands, reviewed by John Opie

On the cover

(front) What an Indian Thinks, n.d., by Maynard Dixon; (back) The Real American and the Simple Life (photo), n.d., by Norman A. Forsyth

Autumn 1989

Vol. 39, No. 4
Social Myth and Social Reality by David M. Emmons
Chinook, Montana, and the Myth of Progressive Adaptation by Mary Beth LaDow
Kinship and Opportunity Nova Scotians on the Wyoming Frontier
by Charles E. Rankin
Windmills in Montana Dutch Settlement in the Gallatin Valley
by Rob Kroes
Messenger of the New Age Station KGIR in Butte, Montana
by Mary Murphy
Montana Episodes Diary of a Night Nurse, Butte, Montana 1909
by Beatrice Murphy
Historical Commentary Landscape, Memory, and the Western Past
by Barbara Allen
Review Essay Man Bites Dog in Yellowstone: The Fire Books of 1989
by Alfred Runte
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Nash and Etulain, eds., The Twentieth Century West, reviewed by Richard Lowitt | Lavendar, Way to the Western Sea, reviewed by Richard Dillon | Szasz, The Protestant Clergy in the Great Plains and Mountain West, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Bitton and Arrington, Mormons and Their Historians, reviewed by F. Ross Peterson | Riley, The Female Frontier, reviewed by Katherine G. Morrissey | Wunder, ed., Historians of the American Frontier, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Moore, The Cheyenne Nation, reviewed by Paul William Burch | Hedren, Fort Laramie in 1876, reviewed by Robert W. Larson

On the cover

(front) July 4th, 5th, and 6th , 1940, by Fletcher Martin; (back) Bulldogging at rodeo, n.d., photographer unknown

Summer1989

Vol. 39, No. 3
Tracking C. M. Russell in Canada, 1888–1889 by Hugh A. Dempsey
Hobo Heresy Three Women on an Unconventional Tour of the American West in 1922
by Kathryn Stephen Wright
Centennial Biographies Charles A. Broadwater and the Main Chance in Montana
by William L. Lang
Robert Yellowtail, The New Warrior
by Constance J. Poten
Listening to the Native Voice American Indian Schooling in the Twentieth Century
by Margaret Connell Szasz
Missing in Glacier The Disappearance of the Whitehead Brothers in 1924
by Jerome S. DeSanto
Montana Episodes Montanans at Work: Camp Cooks in Montana
by Laurie K. Mercier
Historical Commentary Letting Wild Fire Loose: the Fires of ‘88
by Stephen J. Pyne
Review Essay Word to Drive By
by William L. Lang
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Nash and Etulain, eds., The Twentieth Century West, reviewed by Richard Lowitt | Lavendar, Way to the Western Sea, reviewed by Richard Dillon | Szasz, The Protestant Clergy in the Great Plains and Mountain West, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Bitton and Arrington, Mormons and Their Historians, reviewed by F. Ross Peterson | Riley, The Female Frontier, reviewed by Katherine G. Morrissey | Wunder, ed., Historians of the American Frontier, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Moore, The Cheyenne Nation, reviewed by Paul William Burch | Hedren, Fort Laramie in 1876, reviewed by Robert W. Larson

On the cover

(front) Portrait of an Indian, 1888, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Sketch for Portrait of an Indian, 1888, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1989

Vol. 39, No. 2
The Seventh Iowa Cavalry and the Plains Indian Wars, 1861–1866 by David P. Robrock
Centennial Biographies ‘We’re not isolated now!’ Anna Boe Dalh and the REA
by David Long
Thomas H. Carter—Spokesman for Western Development
by Richard B. Roeder
Nannie Alderson’s Frontier—and Ours
by William Bevis
Jeannette Rankin and the Women’s Peace Union by Harriet Hyman Alonso
Irish-American Nationalism in Butte, 1900–1916 by Catherine Dowling
Montana Episodes Looking Back on the Sun Road by Gordon LaVerne Harrison
Historical Commentary The Look of the Elephant: On Seeing Western History by Charles S. Peterson
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Calvert, The Gibraltar, reviewed by Joseph R. Conlin | Peterson, Juanita Brooks, Mormon Woman Historian, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Pate, Livestock Legacy, reviewed by Ben Proctor | Ficken and LeWarne, Washington: A Centennial History, reviewed by Gordon B. Dodds | Smith, Mesa Verde National Park, reviewed by Mark W. T. Harvey | Viola, Exploring the West, reviewed by Mick Gidley | Whittlesey, Yellowstone Place Names, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Hidy, Hidy, Scott, and Hofsommer, The Great Northern Railway, reviewed by Michael P. Malone | Firmage and Mangrum, Zion in the Courts, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken

On the cover

Surveyor’s Wagon in the Rockies, c. 1859, by Albert Bierstadt

Winter 1989

Vol. 39, No. 1
A Lady’s Trip to Yellowstone in 1883 “Earth Could Not Furnish Another Such Site
by Margaret Andrews Cruikshank, ed. by Lee H. Whittlesey
U.S. Army Surgeons and the Big Horn–Yellowstone Expedition of 1876 by Mary C. Gillett
Centennial Biographies The Two Frontiers of Mary Ronan by Annick Smith
Simon Pepin, A Quiet Capitalist
by Dave Walter
Dan Whetstone, Sage of Cutbank
by Vivian A. Paladin
Helen Hunt Jackson and the Ponca Controversy by Valerie Sherer Mathes
Montana Episodes My Years as Montana’s First Woman State Senator
by Ellenore M. Bridenstine
Historical Commentary “On the Move Again”: Hardrock Mining in the West
by Duane A. Smith
Review Essay Transition and Culmination: The Far West and the Great Plains in Transition, by Rodman Paul
by Clyde A. Milner II
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Stratton and Fryk man, eds., The Changing Pacific Northwest, reviewed by Thomas Edwards | Opie, The Law of the Land, reviewed by Donald J. Pisani | Moulton, ed., The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, vol. 4, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz | Williams, Fordson, Farmall, and Poppin Johnny: A History of the Farm Tractor and Its Impact on America, reviewed by James W. Whitaker | Baird, ed., A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy, reviewed by Eugene H. Berwanger | Petersen, ed., Big Sky, Fair Land, reviewed byLiahna Babener | Overholser, Fort Benton: World’s Innermost Port, reviewed by William E. Lass

On the cover

Battle of War Bonnet Creek, n.d., by Frederic Remington

Autumn 1988

Vol. 38, No. 4
“At the end of the cracked whip” The Northern West, 1880–1920
by William G. Robbins
Commonwealth or Colony Montana Railroads in the First Decade of Statehood
by W. Thomas White
Electrical Power, Copper, and John D. Ryan by Carrie Johnson
Images of the Wageworkers’ Frontier by Carlos A. Schwantes
Women’s Economic Role in Montana Agriculture “You Had to Make Every Minute Count
by Laurie K. Mercier
Montana Episodes Thrashing in Montana at the Turn of the Century
by T. Eugene Barrows
Historical Landscapes Early steel Transmission Towers and Energy for Montana’s Copper Industry
by Frederic L. Quivik
Historical Commentary Colonialism: The Perpetual Pendulum
by Gene M. Gressley
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Petrik, No Step Backward, reviewed by Elliott West | Mather and Boswell, Hanging the Sheriff, reviewed by Richard B. Roeder | Smith, Mining America, reviewed by Robert Kelley | Allen, Homesteading the High Desert, reviewed by Ken Karsmizki | Jones, Empire of Dust, reviewed by Burton M. Smith | Duncan, Out West, reviewed by Carlos A. Schwantes | Sherman and Thorson, eds., Plains Folk, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Frey, The World of the Crow Indians as Driftwood Lodges, reviewed by Richmond L. Clow | Ficken, The Forested Land, reviewed by Thomas R. Cox | Jackson, Among the Sleeping Giants, reviewed by Hal Stearns Jr.

On the cover

(front) Haying Time, 1921, by W. H. D. Koerner; (back) The Oil Game, 1917, by W. H. D. Koerner

Summer 1988

Vol. 38, No. 3
“Astonishing the Natives” Bringing the Wild West to Los Angeles
by Lewis O. Saum
Dude Ranching in the Rockies by Lawrence R. Borne
On Reading Lewis and Clark The Last Twenty Years
by Gary E. Moulton
“I have been improving right along” Continuity and Changes in the Art of Charles M. Russell
by Brian W. Dippie
Electing Montana’s Territorial Delegates The Beginnings of a Political System
by Richard B. Roeder
Remembering Donald Jackson by Robert E. Lange, Mary Lee Spence, James P. Ronda, and Robert A. Saindon
Montana Episodes Visits with Charles M. Russell
by Lew L. Callaway
Historical Commentary The National Parks in Idealism and Reality
by Alfred Runte
Review Essay Discredited Memoirs Resurrected: Riding the High Country, by Patrick T. Tucker
by Raphael Cristy
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Hoy and Isern, Plains Folk, reviewed by Timothy J. Kloberdanz | Fowler, Shared Symbols, Contested Meanings, reviewed by Thomas R. Wessell | Dempsey and Fell, Mining the Summit, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Utley, High Noon in Lincoln, reviewed by Roger D. McGrath | Dippie, Looking at Russell, reviewed by William H. Goetzmann | Renner, A Limitless Sky, and Abell and Renner, C. M. Russell’s West, reviewed by Ron Tyler | Bell, Will James, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin | DeMaillie and Parks, Sioux Indian Religion, reviewed by Herbert T. Hoover

On the cover

Men of the Open Range, 1923, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1988

Vol. 38, No. 2
“There Is Something Wrong Down Here” The Smith Mine Disaster, Bearcreek, Montana, 1943
by Paul Anderson
American Daughters Black Women in the West
by Glenda Riley
“The Best Attractions at Popular Prices Early Theatre in Butte
by William R. Kershner
“The Stack Dominated Our Lives” Metals Manufacturing in Four Montana Communities
by Laurie K. Mercier
Rivals for California The Great Northern and the Southern Pacific, 1905–1931
by Don L. Hofsommer
Montana Episodes Herding Sheep in the Judith Basin at the Turn of the Century
by Henry T. and John A. Murray
Historical Commentary Shots in the Dark: Television and the Western Myth
by Elliott West
Montana Landscape The Arch in Helena’s Nineteenth Century Architecture
by Carroll Van West
Review Essay A New Perspective on the West? A Review of The Legacy of Conquest
by Vernon Carstensen
Montana Book Roundupby Charles E. Rankin
 

Reviews

Herr, Jesse Benton Frémont, reviewed by Gloria Ricci Lathrop | Hunt, Distant Justice, reviewed by Melody Webb | Moulton, ed., The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, vol. 3, reviewed by Richard H. Dillon | Luebke, Kaye, and Moulton, eds., Mapping the North American Plains, reviewed by William K. Wyckoff | Eigell, Cows, Cowboys, Canners, and Corned Beef and Cabbage, reviewed by John Willard | Scott and Fox, Archeological Insights into the Custer Battle, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Armitage and Jackson, eds., The Women’s West, reviewed by Sandra L. Myres

On the cover

(front) Open Range, 1942, by Maynard Dixon; (back) “Rangeland and Sky Near Wolf Creek, Montana,” 1987, by John Smart

Winter 1988

Vol. 38, No. 1
Child’s Play Tradition and Adaptation on the Frontier
by Elliott West
Phil Sheridan’s Frontier by Paul Andrew Hutton
The Winter of 1886–1887 The Last of Those 5,000?
by Leland E. Stuart
From Kwangtung to the Big Sky The Chinese Experience in Frontier Montana
by Robert R. Swartout, Jr.
Death of a Small Business The Missoula Brewing Company
by John Andrew Kutzman
Montana Episodes “I never give up in despair”: The Letters of S. L. McIlhenny, 1878–1885
ed. by Herbert D. Hollinger
Historical Commentary Knowing the Land, Leaving the Land: Navajos, Hopis, and Relocation in the American West
by Peter Iverson
Review Essay Art of the American West: The West of the Imagination
by Peter Hassrick
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Bakken, Rocky Mountain Constitution Making, 1850–1912, reviewed by Lewis L. Gould | Utley, Four Fighters of Lincoln County, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens | Philp, ed., Indian Self-Rule, reviewed by Hana Samek | Trafzer and Scheuerman, Renegade Tribe, reviewed by J’Nell J. Pate | Hutton, ed., Soldiers West, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Coe, Lost and Found Traditions, reviewed by George Horse Capture | Clary, Timber and the Forest Service, reviewed by H. D. Hampton

On the cover

(front) Indian with Deer, c. 1925, by Victor Higgins; (back) Winter—Absaroke, 1908, by Edward S. Curtis

Autumn 1987

Vol. 37, No. 4
The Prizes of Statehood by Kenneth N. Owens
Insurrection, Agitation, and Riots The Police Power and Washington Statehood
by Kent D. Richards
“God Helps Those Who Help Themselves” The Farmers Alliance and Dakota Statehood
by Larry Remele
Spoils of Statehood Montana Communities in Conflict, 1888–1894
by William L. Lang
“The Right Kind of Nail” Reactions to J. K. Toole’s Montana Statehood Speech
by Dave Walter
Idaho’s Season of Political Distess An Unusual Path to Statehood
by Merle Wells
Montana Episodes Helena’s Social Supremacy: Political Sarcasm and the Capital Fight
by Rick Newby
Historical Landscapes A Landscape of Statehood: The Montana State Capitol
by Carroll Van West
Historical Commentary Statehood Centennials: What Shall We Celebrate?
by Judith Austin
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Moulton, ed., The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, vol. 2, reviewed by Mary Lee Spence | Madsen, The Shoshoni Frontier and the Bear River Massacre, reviewed by Melvin T. Smith | Janetski, Indians of Yellowstone Park, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Dewing, Wounded Knee, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Spitzer, Senator James E. Murray and the Limits of Post-War Liberalism, reviewed by Richard T. Ruetten | Riebeth, J. H. Sharp among the Crow Indians, reviewed by David Reed Miller | Hanna, The Life and Times of James Willard Schultz, reviewed by Richard B. Roeder | Conn, A Persistent Vision, reviewed by Joseph C. Porter | Conlin, Bacon, Beans, and Galantines, reviewed by William S. Greever | Fahey, The Inland Empire, reviewed by Gordon Dodds | Hardy, Wyoming University, reviewed by F. Alan Coombs | Nelson, After the West Was Won, reviewed by Mary W. M. Hargreaves

On the cover

(front) Montana State Capitol, 1899, by J. H. Kent; (back) “Dedication of Meagher Statue,” July 4, 1905, photographer unknown

Summer 1987

Vol. 37, No. 3
Who Was Billy Kid? by Robert M. Utley
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Projects in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, 1909–1910
by Donald Leslie Johnson
The Golden Special Campaign Train Republican Women Campaign for Charles Evans Hughes for President in 1916
by J. Leonard Bates and Vanette M. Schwartz
Charlie Russell’s Indians by John C. Ewers
Teaching School on the Western Frontier An Acceptable Occupation for Nineteenth Century Women
by Suzanne H. Schrems
Frederic G. Renner, 1897–1987 by Vivian A. Paladin
Montana Episodes Wolf Hunt Summer in Northeastern Montana, 1911
by Allan H. Toole
Historical Landscapes The Soo Line Corridor in Northeastern Montana
by Carrol Van West
Historical Commentary “Meet Anyone Face to Face” and Keep the Bullet in Front
by Richard Maxwell Brown
Review Essay The Secret Life of Those Times
by William Kittredge
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Athearn, The Mythic West in Twentieth Century America, reviewed by Richard Lowitt | Edwards and Schwantes, eds., Experiences in the Promised Land, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Kirk, Traditions and Change on the Northwest Coast, reviewed by Kent D. Richards | Nicols, ed., American Frontier and Western Issues, reviewed by Patricia Nelson Limerick | Fahey, The Kalispel Indians, reviewed by Richmond L. Clow | Barron and Waldram, eds., 1885 and After, reviewed by Burton Smith | Woods, Moreton Frewen’s Western Adventures, reviewed by Roger L. Williams | Anderson, Little Crow, reviewed byArrell Morgan Gibson | Gragg, The Old West Quiz & Fact Book, reviewed by Duane A. Smith

On the cover

York, 1908, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1987

Vol. 37, No. 2
Testimony by David Long
In and Out of Tule Lake Segregation Center Japanese Internment in the West, 1942–1945
by Rosalie H. Wax
The Perils of Working in the Butte Underground Industrial Fatalities in the Copper Mines, 1880–1920
by Brian Shovers
Selling Land on the Montana Plains, 1905–1915 Northern Pacific Railway’s Land-Grant Sales Policies
by Ross R. Cotroneo
Montanans and “the Most Peculiar Disease The Influenza Epidemic and Public Health, 1918–1919
by Pierce C. Mullen and Michael L. Nelson
Montana Episodes A “Fluey” Diary, 1918
Montana Commentary Buffalo and Bacteria
by Kenneth N. Owens and Sally L. Owens
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Worster, Rivers of Empire, reviewed by Michael P. Malone | Dary, Entrepreneurs of the Old West, reviewed by Martin Ridge | Ewers, Plains Indian Sculpture, reviewed by Hugh A. Dempsey | Iverson, ed., The Plains Indians of the Twentieth Century, reviewed by Margaret Connell Szasz | Young and Sparks, Cattle in the Cold Desert, reviewed by William D. Rowley | Barsness, Heads, Hides, & Horns, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Gibson, Farming the Frontier, reviewed by David L. Coon | Cox, Maxwell, Thomas, and Malone, This Well-Wooded Land, reviewed by James Penick | Miner, West of Wichita, reviewed by Homer E. Socolofsky | Hitchman, Place Names of Washington, reviewed by Norman Clark

On the cover

The Buffalo Trail, 1867, by Albert Bierstadt

Winter 1987

Vol. 37, No. 1
The Shared Memory of Montana’s Pioneers by Clyde A. Milner II
The Letters of Barbara Alice Slater Homesteading on Canadian Prairies, 1909–1918
ed. by Jean E. Dryden and Sandra L. Myres
Boycott in Butte Organized Labor and the Chinese Community, 1896–1897
by Stacy A. Flaherty
W. A. Clark and the Las Vegas Connection The “Midas of the West” and the Development of Southern Nevada
by James W. Hulse
Montana Episodes Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Threshing in the Judith Basin
by Henry T. Murray with John A. Murray
Historical Landscapes Marcus Daly and Montana: One Man’s Imprint on the Landscape
by Carroll Van West
Historical Commentary The Tarnished Dream: The Turbulent World of the Forest Products Industry in the Northwest
by William G. Robbins
Review Essay Simple Stories of a Complicated People, or Complicated Stories for a Simple People?
by Richard White
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Porter, Paper Medicine Man, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Turner, Rediscovering America, reviewed by William L. Lang | Prouty, More Deadly Than War, reviewed by Edwin R. Bingham | Fairbanks, Prairie Women, reviewed by Mary Clearman Blew | Wood and Thiessen, eds., Early Fur Trade on the Northern Plains, reviewed by Henry E. Fritz | Davies and Hutton, ed., Ten Days on the Plains, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Trafzer, ed., Indians, Superintendents, and Councils, reviewed by William N. Bischoff, S.J. | Schoelwer and Gläser, Alamo Images, reviewed by Sandra L. Myres

On the cover

The Nomads, 1902, by Henry Farny

Autumn 1986

Vol. 36, No. 4
The Rise and Fall of Socialism in a Company Town Anaconda, Montana, 1902–1905
by Jerry Calvert
“Mr. Montana” Revised Another Look at Granville Stuart
by William Kittredge and Steven M. Krauzer
Politics and the Crow Indian Land Cessions, 1851–1904 by Burton M. Smith
Sword Bearer and the “Crow Outbreak” of 1887 by Colin G. Calloway
Promise in the West The Letters of Isaac Schultz, 1884–1887
ed. by H. Duane Hampton
Montana Episodes Rounding up “Canners” for the “Corned Beef and Cabbage”
by Robert W. “Ike” Eigell
Historical Landscapes The Milwaukee Road Corridor
by Carroll Van West
Historical Commentary A Dream of Water
by Donald Worster
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Rowley, U.S. Forest Service Grazing and Grasslands, reviewed by John R. Wunder | Wilson, The Underground Reservation: Osage Oil, reviewed by Joseph A. Stout, Jr. | Davis, Edward S. Curtis, reviewed by William E. Farr | Twining, Phil Weyerhaeuser, reviewed by Arthur D. Martinson | West, A Traveler’s Companion to Montana History, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Castile, ed., The Indians of Puget Sound: The Notebooks of Myron Eells, reviewed by Keith A. Murray | Cutright, Theodore Roosevelt, reviewed by William H. Harbaugh | Wunder, ed., Working the Range: Essays and the History of Western Land Management and the Environment, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | Burlingame and Bell, The Montana Cooperative Extension Service, 1893–1974, reviewed by Harry C. McDean | Junge, J. E. Stimson: Photographer of the West, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols

On the cover

(front) Crow, 1908, by Edgar S. Paxson; (back) Crow, 1904, by Edgar S. Paxson

Summer 1986

Vol. 36, No. 3
The Story of Mrs. Picotte-Galpin, a Sioux Heroine Eagle Woman Becomes a Trader and Counsels for Peace, 1868–1888
by John S. Gray
Astoria and the Birth of Empire by James P. Ronda
Robert Meldrum and the Crow Peltry Trade by Keith Algier
Conflict and Crisis in University Politics The Firing of President E. B. Craighead, 1915
by Jules A. Karlin
A Puritan at Alder Gulch and the Great Salt Lake Rev. Jonathan Blanchard’s Letters from the West, 1864
by Robert H. Keller Jr.
Montana Episodes Celebrating the Fourth of July in Fort Benton, 1910
by T. Eugene Barrows
Historical Commentary “Promised Land” or Armageddon? History, Survivalists, and the Aryan Nations in the Pacific Northwest
by Eckard Toy
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Robbins, American Forestry: A History of National, State, and Private Cooperation, reviewed by Elmo Richardson | Mills, Harvest of Barren Regrets: The Army Career of Frederick William Benteen, 1834–1898 , reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Jackson, Voyages of the Steamboat Yellow Stone, reviewed by William E. Lass | Milner and O’Neil, eds., Churchmen and the Western Indians, 1820–1920, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Monahan, Destination: Denver City, the South Platte Trail, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Davis, ed., From Microcosm to Macrocosm: Advances in Tipi Ring Investigations and Interpretation, reviewed by Carling I. Malouf | Lawrence, Hoofbeats and Society: Studies of Human-Horse Interactions, reviewed by David Remley | Merritt, Baronets and Buffalo: The British Sportsmen in the American West, 1833–1881, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum

On the cover

Trappers Saluting the Rocky Mountains, 1864, by Alfred Jacob Miller

Spring 1986

Vol. 36, No. 2
The Story of Mrs. Picotte-Gilpin, a Sioux Heroine Eagle Woman Learns about White Ways and Racial Conflict, 1820–1868
by John S. Gray
“Roughing It Up the Yellowstone to Wonderland An Account of a Trip through the Yellowstone Valley in 1878
by Colgate Hoyt, ed. by Carroll Van West
The Livery Stable in the American West by Clark C. Spence
“The Glorious Orb of Day Has Rose” A Diary of the Smoky Hill Route to Pike’s Peak, 1858
by Wilbur Fiske Parker, ed. by Norman Lavers
Handball’s Sagebrush Champs The Growth of Handball in Montana
by Marcia Melton
Montana Episodes Surveying in Yellowstone National Park, 1882
by Samuel P. Panton
Historical Landscapes Solid, Safe, and Secure: Country Banks in Montana
Historical Commentary On Digging Up Custer Battlefield
by Robert M. Utley
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Arrington, Brigham Young, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Nash, The American West Transformed: The Impact of the Second World War, reviewed by Michael P. Malone | Foxley, Frontier Spirit: Catalog of the Collection of the Museum of Western Art, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin | Schimmel, The Art and Life of W. Herbert Dunton, reviewed by Mildred Ladner | Righter, The Making of a Town: Wright, Wyoming, reviewed byLee Scamehorn | Schwantes, Coxey’s Army, reviewed by Mark Wyman | Jakle, The Tourist: Travel in Twentieth-Century North America, reviewed by Gerald D. Nash | Lavender, River Runners of the Grand Canyon, reviewed by F. Ross Peterson

On the cover

(front) Montana Summer Scene, c. 1905, by Joseph Henry Sharp; (back) “Crow Indian Camp,” c. 1905, by Joseph Henry Sharp

Winter 1986

Vol. 36, No. 1
New to the Country by William Kittredge
A Friendship in Adversity Burton K. Wheeler and Hiram W. Johnson
by Robert E. Burke
Montana Women’s Clubs at the Turn of the Century by Stephanie Ambrose Tubbs
The Last Round-up Theodore Roosevelt Confronts the Nonpartisan League, October 1918
by James F. Vivian
Western Author Caroline Lockhart and Her Perspectives on Wyoming by Necah Stewart Furman
Montana Episodes Freighting in the Judith Basin, 1891–1902
by Henry T. Murray and John A. Murray
Historical Landscapes The Bighorn Canyon
Historical Commentary The 1980s Farm Crisis
by Gilbert C. Fite
Montana Book Roundup
Charles E. Rankin

Reviews

Hutton, Phil Sheridan and His Army, reviewed by Russell F. Weigley | Hagan, The Indian Rights Association: The Herbert Welsh Years, 1882–1904, reviewed by W. David Baird | Ronda, Lewis and Clark among the Indians, reviewed by Kent D. Richards | Spence, The Expeditions of John Charles Frémont, reviewed by Harwood P. Hinton | Van Orman, The Explorers: Nineteenth Century Expeditions in Africa and the American West, reviewed by Gordon B. Dodds | DeMaillie, The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk’s Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt, reviewed by Arrell Morgan Gibson | Butler, Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitution in the American West, 1865–1890, reviewed by Paula Petrk | Koenig, Beyond This Place There Be Dragons, reviewed byThomas F. Schilz | Myers and Fritz, eds.Montana and the West: Essays in Honor of K. Ross Toole, reviewed by William L. Lang | Anderson, Kinsman of Another Kind: Dakota-White Relations in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1650–1862, reviewed by Herbert Hoover | Deloria and Lytle, The Nations Within: The Past and Future of American Indian Sovereignty, reviewed by Hugh A. Dempsey | Toole, The Baron, the Logger, the Miner, and Me, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Dempsey, Big Bear, the End of Freedom, reviewed by Thomas R. Wessel

On the cover

Deer at Waterhole, 1904, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1985

Vol. 35, No. 4
The Native Americans’ Yellowstoneby C. Adrian Heidenreich
War Houses in the Sioux Country The Military Occupation of the Lower Yellowstone
by Robert M. Utley
Steamboats on the Yellowstoneby William E. Lass
Coulson and the Clark’s Fork Bottom The Economic Structure of a Pre-Railroad Community, 1874–1881
by Carroll Van West
Main Streets of the Yellowstone Valley Town-Building along the Northern Pacific in Montana
by John C. Hudson
Forsyth’s Booster, Walter B. Dean, Jr.by Delores Morrow
Montana Episodes Memories of Sidney, Montana, and the Lower Yellowstone Valley, 1919–1939
by Laurie K. Mercier
Historical Landscapes Livingston: Railroad Town on the Yellowstone
Historical Commentary Saving the Yellowstone
by William L. Lang
A Review Essay The Great Father, A New History of Federal Indian Policy
by Lawrence C. Kelly

Reviews

Riley, Women and Indians on the Frontier, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Gilbert, Westering Man: The Life of Joseph Walker, reviewed by Mary Lee Spence | Shipps, Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition, reviewed by William N. Bischoff, S.J. | Broder, The American West: The Modern Vision, reviewed by Anthony Benvin | Fritz, Montana: Land of Contrast, reviewed by Richard B. Roeder | Broehl, John Deere’s Company, reviewed by Wayne D. Rasmussen | Voget, The Shoshoni-Crow Sun Dance, reviewed by Richmond L. Clow | Newell and Avery, Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith, reviewed by Kathleen Underwood | Dwyer and Lingenfelter, Lying on the Eastern Slope: James Townsend’s Comic Journalism on the Mining Frontier, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum

On the cover

Junction of the Yellowstone and the Missouri, 1834, by Karl Bodmer

Summer 1985

Vol. 35, No. 3
Strange Bedfellows Prostitution, Politicians, and Moral Reform in Helena, Montana, 1885–1887
by Paula Petrik
Game of Freeze-Out Marguerite Greenfield and Her Battle with the Great Northern Railway, 1920–1929
by Joan Bishop
The Missing Journals of Meriwether Lewis by Gary E. Moulton
I. G. Baker and Company in Calgary, 1875–1884 by Henry C. Klassen
From Vermont to Whoop-Up Country Some Letters of D. W. Davis, 1867–1878
by Lewis O. Saum
Montana Episodes “I am lonely here all alone . . .”: The Letters of Hugh S. Lewis in Montana Territory, 1886–1887
comp. by Mary Templeton Haight, ed. by Rick Newby
Historical Landscapes Rural Schoolhouses in Montana

Reviews

Connell, Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn , reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Friesen, The Canadian Prairies, reviewed by Jorgen Dahlie | Elliott, Servant of Power: William M. Stewart, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Deloria, ed., Essays in Memory of John G. Neihardt, reviewed by Henry E. Fritz | Farr, The Reservation Blackfeet, reviewed by Walter C. Fleming | Hart and Nelson, Mining Town: The Photographic Record of T. N. Barnard and Nellie Stockbridge, reviewed by Siegfried B. Rolland | Thompson Edward F. Beale and the American West, reviewed by Iris H. W. Engstrand | Paxson, E. S. Paxson: Frontier Artist, reviewed by Ron Tyler | Low, Dust Bowl Diary, reviewed by Robert G. Dunbar

On the cover

The Waterhole, n.d., by Olaf C. Seltzer

Spring 1985

Vol. 35, No. 2
Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement Pamelia Dillin Fergus and Emma Stratton Christie
by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith
Hydraulics in the American West The Development and Diffusion of a Mining Technique
by Randall E. Rohe
“An Eldorado of Ease and Elegance” Taking the Waters at White Sulphur Springs, 1866–1904
by Marilyn McMillan
Real and Fancied Claims Joseph Richard “Skookum Joe” Anderson, Miner in Central Montana, 1880–1897
by George D. Mueller
Montana Episodes Across Montana on the Northern Pacific in 1883
by Paul Lindrau, ed. and trans. by Frederic Trautmann
Historical Landscapes Historic Landscapes and the Western Identity
Historical Commentary The Close of the Copper Century
by Michael P. Malone
A Review Essay English Creek and Western Historical Fiction
by William Bevis

Reviews

Goetzman, Hunt, Gallagher, and Orr, Karl Bodmer’s America, reviewed by John C. Ewers | Lowitt, The New Deal and the West, reviewed by Richard T. Ruetten | Schoenberg, Paths to the Northwest: A Jesuit History of the Oregon Province, reviewed by Michael M. Dorcy | Briggs and Trudell, Quarterdeck and Saddlehorn: The Story of Edward F. Beale, 1822–1893, reviewed by Dennis E. Berge | Jordan, Jordan, reviewed by Harold G. Stearns | Guild and Carter, Kit Carson, a Pattern for Heroes, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Cooley, Trimotor and Trail, reviewed by Dave Walter | Rochlin and Rochlin, Pioneer Jews, reviewed by Leonard Dinnerstein

On the cover

(front) The Dry Land Claim, 1915, by Elmer Boone; (back) “Ranch Model, 1920,” 1920, by Laton A. Huffman

Winter 1985

Vol. 35, No. 1
You Can’t Not Go Home Again by Ivan Doig
Thomas Francis Meagher’s Bar Bill by Elliott West
A Forgotten Passage to Puget Sound The Fort Steilacoom–Walla Walla Road
by Richard Perko
Drilling at Kintla Lake Montana’s First Oil Well, 1901
by Jerome DeSanto
The Diary of Albert “Death-on-the-Trail” Reynolds, Glacier National Park, 1912–1913 by C. W. Buchholtz
Montana Episodes Controlling Mormon Crickets in Montana, 1936–1941
by Ely M. Swisher

Reviews

Moynihan, Rebel for Rights: Abigail Scott Duniway, reviewed by Paula Petrik | Gunns, Civil Liberties in Crisis: The Pacific Northwest, 1917–1940, reviewed by Leroy Ashby | Wells, Magnificence and Misery: A First-Hand Account of the 1897 Klondike Gold Rush, reviewed by Claus-M. Naske | Olson and Wilson, Native Americans in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by Clyde A. Milner II | Strong, Tahoe: An Environmental History, reviewed by Wilbur S. Shepperson | Runte, Trains of Discovery, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Cohen, The Pathless Way: John Muir & American Wilderness, reviewed by William L. Lang

On the cover

(front) Crow Chief with Pipe and Drum, n.d., by Joseph Henry Sharp; (back) “Talks Everything and the Wolf,” c. 1908, by Fred E.Miller

Autumn 1984

Vol. 34, No. 4
“We Are Going to Have a Big Sioux War” Colonel David S. Stanley’s Yellowstone Expedition, 1872
by Francis B. Robertson
Letters from the Lone Cowboy A Sampling of Will James’s Letters to Maxwell Perkins
by William Gardner Bell
Peter Paul Prando, S.J., “Apostle of the Crows” by Michael E. Engh, S.J.
Father Peter Paul Prando’s Crow Reservation Photographs, 1894–1895 by Michael E. Engh, S.J.
Father Jeremiah J. Callaghan Butte’s First Irish Priest, 1898–1906
by Jeanette Prodgers
M. L. Wilson and the Origins of Federal Farm Policy in the Great Plains, 1909–1914 by Harry C. McDean
Montana Episodes M. L. Wilson: A Man to Remember
by Mont H. Saunderson
Notes on New Books by Michael P. Malone

Reviews

Utley, The Indian Frontier of the American West, reviewed by Jerome O. Steffen | Moulton, ed., Atlas of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, reviewed by Richard E. Oglesby | Davis, Encyclopedia of American Forest and Conservation History, reviewed by Richard White | Flores, ed., Jefferson and Southwestern Exploration, reviewed by John E. Sundar | Ewers, Gallagher, Hunt, and Porter, Views of a Vanishing Frontier, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | McGrath, Gunfighters, Highwaymen, and Vigilantes, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Ladner, William de la Montagne Cary, reviewed by Joseph C. Porter

On the cover

Crow Sun Dance, 1946, by Elizabeth Lochrie

Summer 1984

Vol. 34, No. 3
Charles M. Russell and Modern Times by Richard B. Roeder
Charlie Russell’s Friends by Vivian A. Paladin
Jake Hoover Russell’s First Friend in Montana
by Earl L. Jensen
Charlie and the Ladies in His Life by Ginger K. Renner
Charlie Russell Meets California’ by Brian W. Dippie
Montana Episodes Charlie Russell and Great Falls
Russell Letters

Reviews

Hoxie, A Final Promise, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Stegner and Etulain, Conversations with Wallace Stegner, reviewed by Charles S. Peterson | Murphy, Half Interest in a Silver Dollar, reviewed by Harrison Lane | Kahrl, Water and Power, reviewed by Elmo Richardson | Ross and Robbins, eds., Regionalism and the Pacific Northwest, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | Alwin, Western Montana, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz

On the cover

In the Wake of the Buffalo, 1911, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1984

Vol. 34, No. 2
The Struggle for the Piegan TradeThe Saskatchewan Versus the Missouri
by David Smyth
“A Mustard See in Montana Recollections of the First Indian Mission in Montana
by Sister Saint Angela Louis Abair, ed. Orlan J. Svingen
Plain to Fancy The Lake Hotel, 1889–1929
by Barbara H. Dittl and Joanne Mallmann
Ernest Thompson Seton in Yellowstone Country by H. Allen Anderson
Montana Episodes Sergeant Molchert’s Perils: Soldiering in Montana, 1870–1880
by Jon G. James

Reviews

Deloria and Lytle, American Indians, American Justice, reviewed by Paul L. Murphy | Foley and Rice, The First Chouteaus, reviewed by A. P. Nasatir | Karamanski, Fur Trade and Exploration, reviewed by Jorgen Dahlie | Spector, Agriculture on the Prairies, reviewed by James L. Forsythe | Johnston and Witney, Ranch, reviewed by Warren B. Jones | Abbott, Portland, reviewed by Brad Luckingham | Trenton and Hassrick, The Rocky Mountains, reviewed by Ginger K. Renner | Richardson, David T. Mason, reviewed by Thomas G. Alexander

On the cover

Rocky Mountain House, 1848, by Paul Kane

Winter 1984

Vol. 34, No. 1
Myths, History, and the Precarious Margin of Fiction by Mary Clearman Blew
Training Sled Dogs at Camp Rimini, 1942–1944 by Karen Fischer
Frontierwomen’s Changing Views of Indians in the Trans-Mississippi West by Glenda Riley
Children in Montana by Patricia Dean
Confrontation in Montana Dr. Frederick A. Cook and the Mount McKinley Controversy
by William R. Hunt
Survey Party on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, 1907 by Fred E. Buck
A Tribute to Robert G. Athearn by Elliott West, Vivian A. Paladin, Michael P. Malone, H. Duane Hampton, David Emmons

Reviews

Smith, ed., A Taste of the West, reviewed by Merle Wells | Nolan, Northern Pacific Views, reviewed by Peter E. Palmquist | Wilson, Ohiyesa, Charles Eastman, Santee Sioux, reviewed by Thomas R. Wessel | Burt, Jackson Hole Journal, reviewed by T. A. Larson | White, The Roots of Dependency, reviewed by R. David Edmunds | Dunbar, Forging New Rights in Western Waters, reviewed by Gilbert C. Fite | Sherman, Prairie Mosaic, reviewed by Richard B. Roeder | Malone, ed., Historians and the American West, reviewed by Harwood P. Hinton | Fenn, The Beat of the Drum, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin

On the cover

Sweat Tepee, c. 1906, by Joseph Henry Sharp

Autumn 1983

Vol. 33, No. 4
Midas of the West The Incredible Career of William Andrews Clark
by Michael P. Malone
Jessie Donaldson Schultz and Blackfeet Crafts by Anne Banks
Montana’s Self-Confessed Elite The Progressive Men of Montana
by Carrol Van West
Jackson SundownNez Perce Horseman
by Rowena L. and Gordon D. Alcorn
“Alone on that Prairie . . .” The Homestead Narrative of Nellie Rogney
by Dorothy Kimball, contributor
Montana Episodes From Horse to Machine
by Jeffrey J. Safford, ed.
Notes on New Books by Michael P. Malone

Reviews

Myres, Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, reviewed by Beverly Beeton | Paladin and Baucus, Helena, An Illustrated History, reviewed by William J. Furdell | Scales and Goble, Oklahoma Politics, reviewed by F. Alan Coombs | Calkins, Looking Back from the Hill, reviewed by Jerry W. Calvert | Tiller, The Jicarilla Apache Tribe, reviewed by Donald L. Parman | Ubelaker and Viola, eds., Plains Indian Studies, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Holmes, ed. and comp., Covered Wagon Women, reviewed by Julie Roy Jeffrey | Ducker, Men of Steel Rails, reviewed by Mark Wyman | Smithwick, Recollections of Old Texas Days, comp. Nanna Smithwick Donaldson, reviewed by Joseph M. Nance | Wood, Railroads through the Coeur d’Alenes, reviewed by John Fahey | Keller, American Protestantism and U.S. Indian Policy, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Edmunds, Shawnee Prophet, reviewed by William T. Hagan

On the cover

Home of the Half Breed, 1920, by Maynard Dixon

Summer 1983

Vol. 33, No. 3
“Not Without Labor and Expense” The Villard–Northern Pacific Last Spike Excursion, 1883
by Edward W. Nolan
The Great Railroad Celebration A Narrative by Francis Jackson Garrison
by Katharine Villard Seckinger, ed.
A Portfolio of F. Jay Haynes Railroad Photographs by Edward W. Nolan and John C. Smart
I Worked for the Railroad Oral Histories of Montana Railroaders, 1910–1950
by Laurie Mercier
Paris Gibson, James J. Hill & the “New Minneapolis” The Great Falls Water Power and Townsite Company, 1882–1908
by W. Thomas White
Montana Episodes Building the Northern Pacific in 1881
by Walter A. Cameron

Reviews

Samuels, Frederic Remington, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Wilson, The Denver and Rio Grande Project, 1870–1901, reviewed by Ross R. Cotroneo | Johnson, When You and I Were Young Whitefish, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Milner, With Good Intentions, reviewed by Martha Royce Blaine | Carlson, Texas Woollybacks, reviewed by Donald E. Worcester | Dunlay, Wolves for the Blue Soldiers, reviewed by Clifford E. Trafzer | McGregor, Counting Sheep, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Breen, The Canadian Prairie West and the Ranching Frontier, reviewed by Paul Voisey | Chrisman, The 1,001 Most-Asked Questions About the American West, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Goetzmann, Texas Images and Visions, reviewed by Ben Proctor | Young, Back Trail of an Old Cowboy, reviewed by Robert R. Swartout, Jr.

On the cover

Mt. Index in the Cascades, n.d., by John Fery

Spring 1983

Vol. 33, No. 2
Peyotism in Montana by Omer C. Stewart
Western Saddlemakers, 1865–1920 by Oliver Knight
The Western Federation of Miners in Two Copper Camps The Impact of the Michigan Copper Miners’ Strike on Butte’s Local No. 1
by Arthur W. Thurner
Police Reform in Montana,1890–1918 by Robert A. Harvie and Larry V. Bishop
Montana Episodes Skirmish at Goose Creek: Edmond R. P. Shurly’s Bozeman Trail Reminiscence
by Brian Cockhill, ed.

Reviews

Holliday, The World Rushed In, reviewed by Andrew Rolle | Bennett, Death, Too, for The-Heavy-Runner and Howard, American Frontier Tales, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Dunae, Gentlemen Emigrants, reviewed by Jorgen Dahlie | Harlow, California Conquered, reviewed by Richard Dillon | Stauffer, Mari Sandoz, reviewed by Frederick C. Luebke | Hunt, Legacy of the West, reviewed by Al Lowman | Dippie, Remington and Russell, reviewed by Joseph Stuart | Miner, <I<Wichita< /cite>, reviewed by Elliott West | Lawson, Dammed Indians, reviewed by Herbert T. Hoover | Robbins, Lumberjacks and Legislators, reviewed by Gerald D. Nash | Walker, An Account of a Voyage to the North West Coast of America, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens

On the cover

The Medicine Man, 1908, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1983

Vol. 33, No. 1
In Yellowstone Park, 1886–1889 George Tutherly’s Reminiscences
by Lee H. Whittlesey, ed.
“At the Greatest Personal Peril to the Photographer” The Schwatka-Haynes Winter Expedition in Yellowstone, 1887
by William L. Lang
An Infantry Company in the Sioux Campaign, 1876 by Paul Hedren
“We Done the Chores and Set by the Fire” Cold Winter in the Bitterroot
by Stanley R. Davison, ed.
Montana Episodes Ice Harvesting on Lakeside Ranch
by Michael P. Malone, ed.

Reviews

Madsen, ed., A Forty-Niner in Utah, reviewed by Joseph C. Porter Olien and Olien, Oil Boomtowns, reviewed by Walter Rundell, Jr. | Fite, American Farmers, reviewed by Richard S. Kirkendall | Ruby and Brown Indians of the Pacific Northwest, reviewed by Kent D. Richards | Long, The Saints and the Union, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens | Calloway, Montana’s Righteous Hangmen, reviewed by Richard White | DeArment, Knights of the Green Cloth, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Fulton, Failure on the Plains, reviewed by Ken Byerly | Tyler, ed., Alfred Jacobs Miller and Scriver, No More Buffalo, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin | Jordan, Cowgirls, Women of the American West, An Oral History, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Limbaugh, Rocky Mountain Carpetbaggers, reviewed by Lewis L. Gould | Noel, The City and the Saloon, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Rosa, The West of Wild Bill Hickok, reviewed by Jeff Nathan | Righter, Crucible for Conservation, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Dippie, The Vanishing American, reviewed by Reginald Horsman | Schulz, Many Strange Characters, reviewed by Harold G. Stearns

On the cover

Springs on the Border of Yellowstone Lake, 1871, by Thomas Moran

Autumn 1982

Vol. 32, No. 4
After the Gold Rush Chinese Mining in the Far West, 1850–1890
by Randall E. Rohe
A. C. Haddon Joins Edward S. Curtis An English Anthropologist among the Blackfeet, 1909
by Mick Gidley, ed.
A Surgeon at the Little Big Horn The Letters of Dr. Holmes O. Paulding
by Thomas R. Buecker, ed.
Tough Taft Boom Town
by Virginia Weisel Johnson
Germans in Montana Gold Camps Two Views
by William E. Farr
Montana Episodes Country Kids in Chicago: Montana’s First Delegation to the National 4-H Club Congress, 1925
by Marie MacDonald

Reviews

Malone, Battle for Butte, reviewed by Richard T. Ruetten | Gay, With the Nez Perces, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Fox, John Muir and His Legacy, reviewed by William L. Lang | Petulla, American Environmentalism, reviewed by Robert W. Righter | Swartout, ed., Montana Vistas, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz | Frost, Custer Legends, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Berwanger, The West and Reconstruction, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Goldberg, Hooded Empire, reviewed by Paul A. Carter | Dary, Cowboy Culture, reviewed by Don Worcester | Trafzer, The Kit Carson Campaign, reviewed by Harwood P. Hinton

On the cover

Indians Watching Wagon Train, 1898, by Olaf C. Seltzer

Summer 1982

Vol. 32, No. 3
Western Women Beginning to Come into Focus
by Sue Armitage
Hell Came with Horses Plains Indian Women in the Equestrian Era
by Margot Liberty
Mary Richardson Walker The Shattered Dreams of a Missionary Woman
by Patricia V. Horner
Well and Strong and Fearless Etta Anderson in Washington Territory
by Margaret Anderson Uhler, ed.
To the Dear Ones at Home Elizabeth Fisk’s Missouri River Trip, 1867
by Rex C. Myers, ed.
Mothers and Daughters of Eldorado The Fisk Family of Helena, M.T., 1867–1902
by Paula Petrik
Crossing the Gender Line Ella L. Knowles, Montana’s First Woman Lawyer
by Richard B. Roeder
Female Photographers on the Frontier Montana’s Lady Photographic Artists, 1866–1900
by Delores J. Morrow
Montana Episodes Frieda and Belle Fligelman: A Frontier-City Girlhood in the 1890s
by Susan Leaphart

Reviews

Powell, People of the Sacred Mountain, reviewed by H. Duane Hampton | Gone, The Seven Visions of Bull Lodge; as told to his daughter, Garter Snake, reviewed by Peter J. Powell | Silliman, We Seized Our Rifles, reviewed by David Remley | Isern, Custom Combining on the Great Plains, reviewed by John T. Schlebecker | Walker, Clio’s Cowboys, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | Wyant, Westward in Eden, The Public Lands and the Conservation Movement, reviewed by Gilbert C. Fite

On the cover

Lolly, c. 1890, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1982

Vol. 32, No. 2
Stanley Huntley Interviews Sitting Bull Event, Pseudo-Event or Fabrication?
by Lewis O. Saum
Montana’s Silver Mining Era Great Boom and Great Bust
by Robert A. Chadwick
Phil Sheridan’s Pyrrhic Victory The Piegan Massacre, Army Politics, and the Transfer Debate
by Paul A. Hutton
Fannie Sperry Steele Montana’s Champion Bronc Rider
by Liz Stiffler and Tona Blake
Lorena Hickok to Harry Hopkins, 1933 A Woman Reporter Views Prairie Towns
by Maurine Hoffman Beasley
Montana Episodes A Maine Man in the West—Letters of Stephen C. Barron, 1867–1874
by Robert W. Lovett

Reviews

Doig, Winter Brothers, reviewed by Richard Maxwell Brown | Montana Historical Society, F. Jay Haynes, Photographer, reviewed by Robert A. Weinstein | Vietor, Environmental Politics and the Coal Coalition, reviewed by Bill Bryans | Prucha, Indian Policy in the United States, reviewed by Kenneth R. Philip | Kipling, American Notes, reviewed by John Milton | Schreier | Highgrade, reviewed by William S. Greever | Greene, Slim Buttes, reviewed by Robert A. Murray | Riley, Frontierswomen, The Iowa Experience, reviewed by Paula Petrik | Lingeman, Small Town America, reviewed by Elliott West | Billington, Land of Savagery, Land of Promise, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Gulick, Chief Joseph Country, Land of the Nez Perce, reviewed by William N. Bischoff, S.J. | Goetzmann and Porter, The West as Romantic Horizon, reviewed by Phillip Drennon Thomas | Hedren, First Scalp for Custer, reviewed by Don G. Rickey

On the cover

Untitled (Indian portrait), 1905, by Edgar S. Paxson

Winter 1982

Vol. 32, No. 1
Bitterroot Enigma Howard Taylor Ricketts and the Early Struggle against Spotted Fever
by Pierce C. Mullen
Uncle Jeff Mysterious Character of the North Fork
by Jerome S. DeSanto
Senator James E. Murray A Voice of the People in Foreign Affairs
by William B. Evans
W. T. Cheney Photographs of Lima and the Oregon Short Line
by Bonnie Cheney Merrell
Montana Episodes The 1855 Blackfeet Treaty Council, A Memoir by Henry a Kennerly
by David A. Walter, ed.
The Best Books about Montana A Reader’s Guide to the Treasure State by Harry W. Fritz

Reviews

White, Land Use, Environment, and Social Change, reviewed by John A. Alwin | Edmunds, ed., American Indian Leaders, reviewed by Robert Carriker | Clark, Eden Seekers, reviewed by G. Thomas Edwards | Tennert, Indian Traders on the Middle Border, reviewed by John E. Sunder | Madsen, The Northern Shoshoni, reviewed by Siegfried B. Rolland |Kehoe, North American Indians, reviewed by Clifford E. Trafzer | Parker, Deadwood, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Hofling, Custer and the Little Big Horn, reviewed by John J. Fitzpatrick | Davis, ed., Trails, Trails, and More Trails, reviewed by Diana Vanek | Randolph, Beef, Leather, and Grass, reviewed by Rex C. Myers

On the cover

Chief Mountain, c. 1915, by John Fery

Autumn 1981

Vol. 31, No. 4
Buffalo Hunting in Montana in 1886 The Diary of W. Harvey Brown
by John M. Peterson, ed.
Reservation Self-Sufficiency Stock Raising Versus Farming on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, 1900–1914
by Orlan J. Svingen
Solving Custer Photo PuzzlesSome New Dates and Identifications
by Neil Mangum
The Lewis and Clark Caverns Politics and the Establishment of Montana’s First State Park
by Kenneth W. Karsmizki
Montana Episodes Wheelmen in Yellowstone, 1905
by Susan Leaphart
K. Ross Toole A Memorial
by Robert G. Athearn, Paul F. Sharp, John C. Ewers, Merrill G. Burlingame, Vivian A. Paladin, Harry W. Fritz

Reviews

Reid, Law for the Elephant, reviewed by John R. Wunder | Dempsey, Red Crow, reviewed by Thomas R. Wessel | Pethick, The Nootka Connection, reviewed by Claus-M. Naske | Stratton, Pioneer Women, reviewed by Charles T. Morrissey | Nichols and Haley, Stephen Long and American Frontier Exploration, reviewed by W. Eugene Hollon | Jackson, Thomas Jefferson and the Stony Mountains, reviewed by Hal G. Stearns | Worcester, The Chisholm Trail, reviewed by William W. Savage, Jr. | Dippie, Nomad, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Baucus, Gold in the Gulch, reviewed by Marcella Sherfy | Cherny, Populism, Progressivism, and the Transformation of Nebraska Politics, reviewed by Lewis L. Gould | Cummins, William Robinson Leigh, reviewed by Phillip Drennon Thomas | Ford, A. B. Guthrie, Jr. , reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Jordan, Trails to Texas, reviewed by Donald E. Worcester | Spence, The Rainmakers, reviewed by Mary W. M. Hargreaves

On the cover

Shooting the Buffalo, c. 1892, by C. M. Russell

Summer 1981

Vol. 31, No. 3
Henry B. Blackwell, Woman Suffrage’s Gray-Bearded Champion Comes to Montana, 1889 by Leslie Wheeler
Granville Stuart of the DHS Ranch, 1879–1887 by William S. Reese
“To Struggle against an Adverse Fate” Granville Stuart, Cowman
by David Remley
“Scenes in the Indian Country” A Portfolio of Alexander Gardner’s Stereographic Views of the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty Councils
by Raymond J. DeMallie
Montana Episodes Mining in Butte 40 Years Ago
by Clarence Adami Wendel

Reviews

Madsen and Madsen, North to Montana!, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Ward, ed., A Fragment: The Autobiography of Mary Jane Mount Tanner, reviewed by John Mack Faragher | Myers, Ho for California!, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | McDonald, Fur Trade Letters of Francis Ermatinger, reviewed by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr.z | Shirley, Temple Houston, reviewed by Joseph Milton Nance | Gregg and Gregg, comps., Best Loved Poems of the American West, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Hine, Community on the American Frontier, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Cooley, ed., Diary of Brigham Young, 1857, reviewed by Thomas G. Alexander | Hoobler and Hoobler, Photographing the Frontier, reviewed by William E. Farr | Haley, Apaches, reviewed by Donald E. Worcester
On the cover
(front) Indian Boy, c. 1930, by Nicolai Fechin; (back) “Group at Red Nose Camp,” 1868, by Alexander Gardner

Spring 1981

Vol. 31, No. 2
“To Arouse Interest in the Outdoors” The Literary Career of Enos Mills
by Carl Abbott
Scarlet West The Oldest Profession in the Trans-Mississippi West by Elliott West
Capitalists with Rooms Prostitution in Helena, Montana, 1865–1900
by Paula Petrik
Wheat for the Soviet MassesM. L. Wilson and the Montana Connection
by Thomas R. Wessel
The Crow Indian Delegation to Washington, D.C., in 1880 by C. Adrian Heidenreich
Montana Episodes Homestead Fun
by Ruth Cameron

Reviews

Runte, National Parks, reviewed by Robert W. Righter | Gutfeld, Montana’s Agony, Years of War and Hysteria, 1917–1921, reviewed by Jerry W. Calvert | Davies, ed., Douglas of the Forests and Cole, Exile in the Wilderness , reviewed by Gordon B. Dobbs | Wells, Anti-Mormonism in Idaho, 1872–92, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Kvasnicka and Viola, eds., The Commissioners of Indian Affairs, 1824–1977, reviewed by David M. Emmons | Madsen, The Lemhi, reviewed by Bert W. Marley | Machado, ed., The Past Remembered, reviewed by Stanley R. Davison | Fowler, Three Caravans to Yuma, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Young, comp. and Beyers, ed., Man Meets Grizzly, reviewed by Harold G. Stearns | Clokey, William H. Ashley, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum | Laubin and Laubin, American Indian Archery, reviewed by George P. Horse Capture

On the cover

The Chaperone, 1897, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1981

Vol. 31, No. 1
Catherine Etchart A Montana Love Story
by Monique Ursa
Making the World Unsafe for Democracy Vigilantes, Grangers, and the Walla Walla “Outrage” of June 1918
by Carlos A. Schwantes
Patriots on the Rampage Mob Action in Lewistown, 1917–1918
by Anna Zellick
Montana’s Political Culture A Century of Evolution
by Michael P. Malone and Dianne G. Dougherty
Montana Episodes Dead Man’s Flat
by Robert Printz

Reviews

Reps, Cities of the American West, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Gleason and Gleason, comps., Beloved Sister, reviewed by Andrew Rolle | Davis, ed. Symposium on the Crow-Hidatsa Separations, reviewed by John C. Ewers | Smith, Langer of North Dakota, reviewed by Wayne S. Cole | Western Writers of America, Women Who Made the West, reviewed by Sandra L. Myers | Richards, Isaac I. Stevens, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Steffen, Comparative Frontiers, reviewed by Necah S. Furman | Wallace, The Howling of the Coyotes, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens

On the cover

Caught in the Act, c. 1888, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1980

Vol. 30, No. 4
John Ringo The Story of a Western Myth
by Jack Burrows
Terminus Town The Founding of Dillon, 1880
by Stanley R. Davison and Rex C. Myers
Strike and RetreatIntertribal Warfare and the Powder River War, 1865–1868
by Anthony McGinnis
Marshall’s Hotel in the National Park by Lee H. Whittlesey
Montana EpisodesTracking Con Murphy
by Jacob Mathews Powers

Reviews

Kahn, Imperial San Francisco: Politics and Planning in an American City, 1897–1906, reviewed by Moses Rischin | Blouet and Luebke, eds., The Great Plains: Environment and Culture, reviewed by D. Jerome Tweton | Smith, ed. W. R. Wood, The Exploration of the La Verendryes in the Northern Plains, 1738–1743, reviewed by J. W. Smurr | Delpar, ed., The Discoverers: An Encyclopedia of Explorers and Exploration, reviewed by William H. Goetzmann | Ficken, Lumber and Politics: The Career of Mark E. Reed, reviewed by Roy Hoover | Kraenzel, The Social Cost of Space in Yonland, reviewed by Paul Miller | Luebke, ed., Ethnicity on the Great Plains, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Taylor, The New Deal and American Tribalism: The Administration of the Indian Reorganization Act, 1934–1945, reviewed by Michael T. Smith | Brown, Hard-Rock Miners: The Intermountain West, 1860–1920, reviewed by Mark Wyman | Waldron and Wilson, Atlas of Montana Elections: 1889–1976, reviewed by Michael P. Malone | Hoig, The Peace Chiefs of the Cheyennes, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Gieske, Minnesota Farmer-Laborism: The Third Party Alternative, reviewed by Garin Burbank | Steffen, Comparative Frontiers: A Proposal for Studying the American West, reviewed by Necah S. Furman

On the cover

In Pursuit, 1891, by Henry Farny

Summer 1980

Vol. 30, No. 3
Fanny Cory Cooney Montana Mother and Artist
by Bob Cooney and Sayre Conney Dodgson
Law and Chinese in Frontier Montana by John R. Wunder
“Up This Great River” Daniel Weston’s Missouri Steamboat Diary
by Lee Silliman
“Old Reliable” The Steamboat Benton on the Upper Missouri
by John G. Lepley
Montana Episodes Conversations with Boo
by Vivian A. Paladin

Reviews

Prucha, The Churches and the Indian Schools, 1888–1912, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Turner, Indians of North America, reviewed by Arrell Morgan Gibson | Esval, Prairie Tales: The Adventure of Growing Up on a Frontier, reviewed by Art Dolman | Propst, Forgotten People: A History of the South Platte Trail, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Morgan, Puget’s Sound: A Narrative of Early Tacoma and the Southern Sound, reviewed by A. D. Martinson | Schultz, ed., Silliman, Floating the Missouri, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Erdoes, Saloons of the Old West, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | DeArment, Bat Masterson: The Man and the Legend, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Gidley, With One Sky Above Us: Life on an Indian Reservation at the Turn of the Century, reviewed by Keith A. Murray | Drury, Chief Lawyer of the Nez Perce Indians: 1796–1876, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Wickens, Colorado in the Great Depression, reviewed by F. Alan Coombs | Worcester, The Apaches: Eagles of the Southwest, reviewed by Harwood P. Hinton | Paris, as told to Douglas, Beltran: Basque Sheepman of the American West, reviewed by Judith Austin

On the cover

The Ranch House, 1960, by Fanny Y. Cory

Spring 1980

Vol. 30, No. 2
Vigorous Attempts to Prosecute Pinkerton Men on Montana’s Range, 1914 by Joan Bishop
Law, Order & Reform in the Gallatin, 1893–1918 by Larry V. Bishop and Robert A. Harvie
Montana Collage Our History through Photographs, A Portfolio
by the editors
“Peace Is a Woman’s Job . . .” Jeannette Rankin and American Foreign Policy: Her Lifework as a Pacifist
by Joan Hoff Wilson
William Henry Hunt The Montana Years
by William Hunt Conrad
Montana Episodes 180 Degree Turn
by C. Reg Krause

Reviews

Fahey, The Days of Hercules, reviewed by William S. Greever | Chuinard, Only One Man Died: The Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, reviewed by John L. Allen | Adams, More Burs Under the Saddle: Books and Histories of the West, reviewed by Dwight L. Smith | Heuterman, Movable Type: Biography of Legh R. Freeman, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum | Wishart, The Fur Trade of the American West, 1807–1840: a Geographical Synthesis, reviewed by Gordon B. Dodds | West, The Saloon of the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Lang and Myers, Montana: Our Land and People, reviewed by William J. Furdell | Bocking, ed., Pages from the Past: Essays on Saskatchewan History, reviewed by Jorgen Dahlie | Fisher and Johnston, eds., Captain James Cook and His Times, reviewed by W. N. Bischoff, S.J. | Mails, Fools Crow, reviewed by Herbert T. Hoover | Hedgpeth, Cowboy Artist: The Joe Beeler Story, reviewed by Mildred Ladner | Bailey, Pacifying the Plains: General Alfred Terry and the Decline of the Sioux, 1866–1890, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Bingham and Love, eds., Northwest Perspectives: Essays on the Culture of the Pacific Northwest, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Baldwin, Hon. Politician: Mike Mansfield of Montana, reviewed by Jeffrey J. Safford | Unrau, ed., Tending the Talking Wire: A Buck Soldier’s View of Indian Country, 1863–1866, reviewed by Thomas R. Wessel

On the cover

The Hold Up, 1899, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1980

Vol. 30, No. 1
Joseph Kinsey Howard and His Vision of the West by Richard B. Roeder
The Legendary Joe Cosley by Jerry DeSanto
“Peace Is a Woman’s Job . . .” Jeannette Rankin and American Foreign Policy: The Origins of Her Pacifism
by Joan Hoff Wilson
Edwin M. Ellis Montana’s Bicycling Minister
by Nina Ellis Dosker
Montana Episodes Heavers, Hashers, Skinners & Dudes: Yellowstone 1915
by Yellowstone Chip Samuell

Reviews

Keating, The Flamboyant Mr. Colt and His Deadly Six-Shooter, reviewed by Gary L. Roberts | Brown and Dorsett, K.C.: A History of Kansas City Missouri, reviewed by James B. Allen | Floyd, intro., Chronological List of Actions, &c., with Indians from January 15, 1837, to January, 1891, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Thrapp, ed., Dateline Fort Bowie: Charles Fletcher Lummis Reports on an Apache War, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Hutton, Vigilante Days: Frontier Justice along the Niobrara, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Wardwell, Objects of Bright Pride: Northwest Coast Indian Art from the American Museum of Natural History, reviewed by Michael L. Lawson | Horowitz, The Great Impeacher: A Political Biography of James M. Ashley, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Schwantes, Radical Heritage: Labor, Socialism, and Reform in Washington and British Columbia, 1885–1917, reviewed by Garin Burbank | Ladner, O. C. Seltzer, Painter of the Old West, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin | Spritzer, Waters of Wealth: The Story of the Kootenai River and Libby Dam, reviewed by Siegfried B. Rolland | Wyman, Hard Rock Epic: Western Miners and the Industrial Revolution, 1860–1910, reviewed by Otis E. Young, Jr. | Arrington and Britton, The Mormon Experience: A History of the Latter-Day Saints, reviewed by Charles S. Peterson | Stewart, Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast, reviewed by Jeanne Oyawin Eder | Conn, Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum, reviewed by George P. Horse Capture | Green, ed., Zuni: Selected Writings of Frank Hamilton Cushing, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Campa, Hispanic Culture in the Southwest, reviewed by J. Leitch Wright, Jr. | Schullery, Old Yellowstone Days, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Hanna, Lost Harbor: The Controversy over Drake’s California Anchorage, reviewed by Donald C. Cutter | O’Neal, Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters, reviewed by Jeff Nathan

On the cover

(front) Conversation, 1917, by Maynard Dixon; (back) Picture Writing, 1917, by Maynard Dixon

Autumn 1979

Vol. 29, No. 4
Boycott The Pullman Strike in Montana
by W. Thomas White
The Trans-Mississippi Exposition and the Flathead Delegation by Robert Bigart and Clarence Woodcock
The Rinehart Photographs A Portfolio
by Earl Clark
Wells Fargo Stagecoaching in Montana Final Months
by W. Turrentine Jackson
Montana Episodes Stage on the High Line
by Earl Sandvig

Reviews

Unruh, The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840–1860, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Wunder, Inferior Courts, Superior Justice: A History of the Justices of the Peace on the Northwest Frontier, 1853–1889, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Steffen, The Horse Soldier, 1776–1943: The U.S. Cavalryman, His Uniforms, Arms, Accoutrements, and Equipments, Vol. IV, World War I, The Peacetime Army, World War II, 1917–1943, reviewed by Edward M. Coffman | Jackson, ed., Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition with Related Documents, reviewed by Hal G. Stearns | Hill, Hanta Yo, reviewed by Natachee Scott Momaday | Brewer, First 100 Years, and Tuchscherer with Forssen, Petticoat & Stethoscope: A Montana Legend, reviewed by Pierce C. Mullan | Fox, So Far Disordered in Mind: Insanity in California, 1870–1930, reviewed by Alfred Louch | Fogdall, Royal Family of the Columbia: Dr. John McLoughlin and His Family, reviewed by Kent D. Richards | Bowen, The Willamette Valley: Migration and Settlement on the Oregon Frontier, reviewed by G. Thomas Edwards | Faragher, Women and Men on the Overland Trail, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Samuels and Samuels, eds., The Collected Writings of Frederic Remington, reviewed by Jeff Dykes | Steffen, The Horse Soldier, 1776–1943: Vol. III—The Last of the Indian Wars, The Spanish-American War, the Brink of the Great War, 1881–1916, reviewed by Harwood P. Hinton | Robinson, ,Water for the West: The Bureau of Reclamation, 1902–1977, reviewed by Robert G. Dunbar | Davis, ed., Lifeways of Intermontane and Plains Montana Indians, and Davis and Wilson, eds., Bison Procurement and Utilization: A Symposium, reviewed by Hugh A. Dempsey | Lofaro, The Life and Adventures of Daniel Boone, reviewed by Thomas D. Clark | Fischer, From the High Plains, reviewed by Robert Calvert

On the cover

In the Wake of the Hunters, 1896, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1979

Vol. 29, No. 3
The Return of the Mandan Chief by William E. Foley and Charles David Rice
Pelts, Provisions, & Perceptions The Hudson’s Bay Company and Mandan Indian Trade, 1975–1812
by John A. Alwin
Montana’s Birdmen of World War I by Dennis Gordon
The Governor Hunts Another Judge Benjamin Potts and the Ouster of John Murphy
by Clark C. Spence
Ralph E. DeCamp Artist as Photographer
by the editors
Wells Fargo Stagecoaching in Montana The Overland Mail Contract for 1868
by W. Turrentine Jackson
Montana Episodes He Didn’t Know It Couldn’t Be Done
by Robert Travis Pound

Reviews

Droze, Trees, Prairies, and People: A History of Tree Planting in the Plains States, reviewed by Ronald J. Fahl | Poll, et. al, Utah’s History, reviewed by Merle Wells | Edmunds, The Potawatomis: Keepers of the Fire, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Forrest, Bill Gollings: The Man and His Art, reviewed by Joseph Stuart | Sonnichsen, From Hopalong to Hud: Thoughts on Western Fiction, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Bergon and Papanikolas, eds., Looking Far West: The Search for the American West in History, Myth, and Literature, reviewed by Edwin R. Bingham | Hutchinson, The World, the Work, & the West of W. H. D. Koerner, reviewed by Ron Tyler | Autry with Herskovitz, Back in the Saddle Again, reviewed by Rill C. Malone | Merk, History of the Westward Movement, reviewed by Arrell Morgan Gibson | Carter, Pike in Colorado, reviewed by Maxine Benson | Doig, This House of Sky: Landscape of a Western Mind, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Lingenfelter, Steamboats on the Colorado River, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | McDermott, Forlorn Hope: The Battle of White Bird Canyon and the Beginning of the Nez Perce War, reviewed by Bert W. Marley | Hofsommer, ed., Railroads in the West, reviewed by Ross R. Cotroneo | Cohen and Miller, The Big Burn: The Northwest’s Forest Fire of 1910, and Miller and Cohen, Military and Trading Posts of Montana, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Stover, Iron Roads to the West: American Railroads in the 1850s, reviewed by Stephen Salisbury | Heski, ”Icastinyanka Cikala Hanzi”: The Little Shadow Catcher, reviewed by Brian W. Dippie | Jackson, ed., The Mormon Role in the Settlement of the West, reviewed by F. Ross Peterson | Kilian, Go Do Some Great Thing: The Black Pioneers of British Columbia, reviewed by William L. Lang

On the cover

Interior of a Mandan Earth Lodge, 1833, by Karl Bodmer

Spring 1979

Vol. 29, No. 2
W. H. D. Koerner & Emerson Hough A Western Collaboration
by Dorys Crow Grover
Sollid Wants to See You George Sollid, Homestead Locator
by William E. Farr
When Lowry Took Russell and Me to Eat by Belknap “Ballie” Buck introduction by Brian W. Dippie
How the Buffalo Lost His Crown by John W. Beacon illustrated by Charles M. Russell
Wells Fargo Stagecoaching in Montana Trials and Triumphs
by W. Turrentine Jackson
Brick Stronghold of the Border Fort Assinniboine, 1879–1911
by Nicholas P. Hardeman
Montana Episodes Shipping Time
by Jeffrey J. Safford

Reviews

Duke, ed., Water Trails West, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Pender, A Lady’s Experiences in the Wild West in 1883, reviewed by Beverly Beeton | Jackson and Galli, A History of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Its Activities among Indians, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Cheney and Erskine, Music, Saddles, and Flapjacks: Dudes at the OTO Ranch, reviewed by Joel H. Bernstein | Farr and Toole, Montana: Images of the Past, reviewed by Mark H. Brown | Ball, The United States Marshals of New Mexico and Arizona Territories, 1846–1912, reviewed by John D. W. Guice | Brabeck and Chesarek, Montana: Two Lane Highway in a Four Lane World, reviewed by by William J. Furdell | Athearn, In Search of Canaan: Black Migration to Kansas, 1879–80, reviewed by Frank C. Luebke | Hague, The Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540–1848, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Bigart, Montana: An Assessment for the Future, reviewed by Stanley Davison | Lecompte, Pueblo, Hardscrabble, Greenhorn: The Upper Arkansas, 1832–1856, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Fitzgerald, Black Gold with Grit, reviewed by Walter Rundell, Jr. | Dempsey, Charcoal’s World, reviewed by Harrison Lane

On the cover

(front) Prairie Storm, 1923, by W. H. D. Koerner; (back)Madonna of the Prairie, 1922, by W. H. D. Koerner

Winter 1979

Vol. 29. No. 1
Henry Sieben Pioneer Montana Stockman
by Dick Pace
Montana Memories A Memoir by Rev. James Hovey Spencer, D.D.
by Spencer Wilson
Another White Hope Bites the Dust The Jack Johnson–Jim Flynn Heavyweight Fight in 1912
by Raymond Wilson
Wells Fargo Stagecoaching in Montana Into a New Territory by W. Turrentine Jackson
Amerlia’s Palace Brigham Young’s Grandest Residence
by Joseph Heinerman

Reviews

Lamar, ed., The Reader’s Encyclopedia of the American West, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Gaddy, comp., Dust to Dust: Obituaries of the Gunfighters, reviewed by Jeff Nathan | Brooks, ed., The Southwest Expedition of Jedediah S. Smith: His Personal Account of the Journey to California, 1826–1827, reviewed by Richard E. Oglesby | Tikhmenev, A History of the Russian-American Company, reviewed by Claus-M. Naske | Martin, Keepers of the Game: Indian-Animal Relationships and the Fur Trade, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum | Knight, Life and Manners in the Frontier Army, reviewed by Robert W. Larson | Hennessey, The Frontier in Latin American History, reviewed by Manuel A. Machado, Jr. | Stallard, Glittering Misery: Dependents of the Indian Fighting Army, reviewed by Mary Lee Spence | Weist, A History of the Cheyenne People, reviewed by Donald J. Berthrong | Pethick, First Approaches to the Northwest Coast, reviewed by Jorgen Dahlie | Langellier, Parade Ground Soldiers, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Spence, Montana: A Bicentennial History, reviewed by Richard B. Roeder | Wheeler, The Black Rock Desert, reviewed by W. D. Rowley

On the cover

Dividing the Chief’s Property, c. 1903, by Joseph Henry Sharp

Autumn 1978

Vol. 28, No. 4
Survival on the High Plains, 1929–1934 by Charles Vindex
Colonel Custer’s Copperhead The “Mysterious” Mark Kellogg
by Lewis O. Saum
Henry M. Stanley’s Frontier Apprenticeship by Thomas D. Isern
Montana’s Righteous Hangmen A Reconsideration
by Merrill G. Burlingame
1870—To the Hangman’s Tree Helena’s Last Vigilante Execution
by Lee Silliman

Reviews

Van Cleve, Forty Year’s Gatherin’s, reviewed by Gordon G. Brittan, Jr. | Laubin, Indian Dances of North America, reviewed by Robert Anderson | Kohrs, Conrad Kohrs: An Autobiography, reviewed by Robert T. Smith | Brooks, ed., Not by Bread Alone: The Journal of Martha Spence Heywood, 1850–1856, and Canning and Beeton, eds., The Genteel Gentile: Letters of Elizabeth Cumming, 1857–1858, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Steffen, The Horse Soldier 1776–1943: The United States Cavalryman: His Uniforms, Arms, Accoutrements, and Equipments, Vol. 1, The Revolution, the War of 1812, the Early Frontier, 1776–1850, reviewed by Russell F. Weigley | Fusonie and Moran, eds., Agricultural Literature: Proud Heritage—Future Promise: A Bicentennial Symposium, September 24–26, 1975, reviewed by Robert Whitner Hendrickson, ed., Peopling the High Plains: Wyoming’s European Heritage, reviewed by Robert W. Righter | Koch, Dress Clothing of the Plains Indians, reviewed by Robert Anderson | Lundborg, Up to Now, reviewed by Maxine C. Johnson | Larsen, The Urban West at the End of the Frontier, reviewed by Gunther Barth | Shirley, West of Hell’s Fringe: Crime, Criminals, and the Federal Peace Officer in Oklahoma Territory, 1889–1907, reviewed by Richard White | Coe, Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Miner and Unrau, The End of Indian Kansas, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker

On the cover

Just a Few Drops of Rain, n.d., by Harvey Dunn

Summer 1978

Vol. 28, No. 3
A Partnership in Conservation Theodore Roosevelt and Yellowstone
by Paul Schullery
We Do Not Know What the Government Intends to Do . . . Lt. Palmer Writes from the Bozeman Trail, 1867–68
by Jerome A. Greene
The Shame of Little Wolf by Gary L. Roberts
In Search of Little Wolf . . . A Tangled Photographic Record
commentary by Gary L. Roberts
A Season of Trial Helena’s Entrepreneurs Nurture a City
by Joan Bishop

Reviews

Busch, Power for the People: Montana’s Cooperative Utilities, reviewed by Richard L. Stroup | Meyer, The Village Indians of the Upper Missouri, reviewed by Michael B. Husband | Dodds, Oregon: A History, reviewed by G. Thomas Edwards |Savage, Jr., ed. Indian Life: Transforming an American Myth, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Highwater, Ritual of the Wind: North American Indian Ceremonies, Music, and Dances, reviewed by Herbert T. Hoover | Parman, The Navajos and the New Deal, reviewed by Robert W. Delaney | Halseth and Glasrud, eds., The Northwest Mosaic: Minority Conflicts in Pacific Northwest History, reviewed by Frederick C. Luebke | /Davis, Frontier America 1800–1840: A Comparative Demographic Analysis of the Frontier Process, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | DeHass, Jr., Historic Uptown Butte: An Architectural and Historical Analysis of the Central Business District of Butte, Montana, reviewed by Brian Cockhill | Churchill, ed. Smith and Weber, Fortunes Are for the Few: Letters of a Forty-Niner, reviewed by Norman J. Bender | DeNevi, Tragic Train, reviewed by Jackson C. Thode | King, A Mine to Make a Mine: Financing the Colorado Mining Industry, 1859–1902, reviewed by Ronald C. Brown | Alexander, A Clash of Interests: Interior Department and Mountain West, 1863–1896, reviewed by Elmo Richardson | Prucha, Indian Peace Medals in American History, reviewed by Gordon Chappell | Dockstader, Great American Indians: Profiles in Life and Leadership, reviewed by Thomas R. Wessell

On the cover

(front) Indian Fight No. 1, 1895, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Crow Scout, c. 1892, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1978

Vol. 28, No. 2
Itinerant Frontier Photographers and Images Lost, Strayed, or Stolen by John S. Gray
“The Very Atmospphere Is Charged with Unbelief . . .” Presbyterians and Higher Education in Montana
by Norman J. Bender
Cornelius Hedges Frontier Educator
by George Lubick
Miss Jacoby 19th Century Educator, 20th Century Guardian of Excellence
by Alice Cowan Coleman
Lutey Brothers Marketeria America’s First Self-Serve Grocers
by Kent Lutey

Reviews

Menagrini, trans. and ed. Lothrop, Recollections of the Flathead Mission: Containing Brief Observations Both Ancient and Contemporary Concerning This Particular Nation, reviewed by Victor C. Dahl | Peterson, The Bonanza Kings, the Social Origins and Business Behavior of Western Mining Entrepreneurs, 1870–1900, reviewed by Steven F. Mehls | Hanes, Bill Pickett, Bulldogger, reviewed by Howard A. DeWitt | Amaral, Mustang: Life and Legends of Nevada’s Wild Horses, reviewed by Jerome E. Edwards | Cheney and Mygatt, eds., This Is Wyoming Listen . . . , reviewed by Barton R. Voigt | Papanikolas, ed., The Peoples of Utah, reviewed by Dennis L. Lythgoe | Harmsen, American Western Art, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin | Hardeman, Wilderness Calling: The Hardeman Family in the American Westward Movement, 1750–1900, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Selby, The Conquest of the American West, reviewed by Lawrence R. Borne | Xantus, trans. and ed. Schoenman and Schoenman, Letters from North America, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Philp, John Collier’s Crusade for Indian Reform, 1920–1954, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | Dorsett, The Queen City: A History of Denver, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Utley, ed., Life in Custer’s Cavalry: Diaries and Letters of Albert and Jennie Barnitz, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Loewenberg, Equality on the Oregon Frontier: Jason Lee and the Methodist Mission, 1834–43, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Clark, ed., The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse: Three Eyewitness Views, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Trimble, Arizona: A Panoramic History of a Frontier State, reviewed by Brad Luckingham | Blackburn, ed., Kansas and the West: Bicentennial Essays in Honor of Nyle H. Miller, reviewed by Louis George Griffin | Gressley, The Twentieth-Century American West: A Potpourri, reviewed by Stanford J. Layton | Drury, Nine Years with the Spokane Indians, the Diary, 1838–1848, of Elkanah Walker, reviewed by David A. Walker | Pointer, In Search of Butch Cassidy, reviewed by Larry V. Bishop | Gibson, ed., Frontier Historian: The Life and Work of Edward Everett Dale, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Clifton, The Prairie People: Continuity and Change in Potawatomi Indian Culture, 1665–1965, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Gressley, ed., Voltaire and the Cowboy: The Letters of Thurman Arnold, reviewed by Richard Lowitt

On the cover

(front) Charles M. Russell and His Friends, 1922, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Cowboy’s Best Friend, 1911, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1978

Vol. 28, No. 1
Frontier Brethren The Hutterite Experience in the American West
by Dorothy Schwieder
A Mountain Charade The Sheepeater Campaign of 1879
by Joan Corbett Quinn
James Hervey Simpson in the Great Basin A Topographical Discovery of a Shorter Route to California, 1859
by Barbara Beeton
The Men from Bribir The Croatian Stonemasons of Lewistown, Montana
by Anna Zellick
Hum-Pa-Zee Major C. B. Lohmiller, Imposing Man at Fort Peck Agency
by Ben H. Johnson

Reviews

Furman, Walter Prescott Webb: His Life and Impact, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | McCarthy, Hour of Trial: The Conservation Conflict in Colorado and the West, 1891–1907, reviewed by Lyle W. Dorsett | Krakel, Adventures in Western Art, reviewed by Ron Tyler | Scamehorn, Pioneer Steelmaker of the West: The Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, 1873–1903, reviewed by Morris F. Taylor | Thomas and Ronnefeldt, eds., Peole of the First Man: Life among the Plains Indians in Their Final Days of Glory, reviewed by H. Craig Miner | Crowe and Brinckerhoff, eds., Early Yuma: A Graphic History of Life on the American Nile, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Myers, ed., Cavalry Wife: The Diary of Eveline M. Alexander, 1866–1867, reviewed by Thomas Edwards | Spring, Cow Country Legacies, reviewed by Elliott West | Steffen, William Clark: Jeffersonian Man on the Frontier, reviewed by Norman Bender | Tweton and Jelliff, North Dakota: The Heritage of a People, reviewed by Charles R. Kutzleb | Evans, St. Mary’s in the Rocky Mountains: A History of the Cradle of Montana’s Culture, reviewed by Wilfred P. Schoenberg | Minge, Acoma: Pueblo in the Sky, reviewed by Noblet B. Danks | Drache, Beyond the Furrow, Some Keys to Successful Farming in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by Thomas R. Wessel | Nasatir, Borderland in Retreat: From Spanish Louisana to the Far Southwest, reviewed by Al Lowman | Mygatt and Cheney, Hans Kleiber: Artist of the Big Horn Mountains, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Woodall, Magnificent Derelicts: A Celebration of Older Buildings, reviewed by Richard Dillon | Hutchins, Boots and Saddles at the Little Big Horn, reviewed by Gordon Chappel | Haines, The Yellowstone Story, reviewed by Paul Schullery | Wood and Wood, I Hauled These Mountains in Here, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Carroll, ed., General Custer and the Battle of the Little Big Horn: The Federal View, reviewed by Michael L. Tate

On the cover

(front) Crossing the Border, 1951, by Olaf C. Seltzer; (back) Prairie Prowlers, n.d., by Olaf C. Seltzer

Autumn 1977

Vol. 27, No. 4
A Century Ago The Nez Perce and the Tortuous Pursuit
by Stanley R. Davison
The Settlers and the Nez Perce by Rex C. Myers
“We have Joseph and all his people . . .”A Soldier Writes Home About the Battle
A Document
Saloon Entrepreneurs of Russell’s Art and the Pilgrimage of One Collection by Paul T. DeVore
Mary MacLane A Feminist Opinion
by Carolyn J. Mattern
Member of the Crew Reminiscences of a Teen-Ager on a Threshing Rig
by Orland E. Esval
Horsepower “I Don’t Have a Work Horse on the Place”
by Donald R. Bosley

Reviews

Haley, The Buffalo War: A History of the Red River Indian Uprising of 1874, reviewed by John R. Wunder | Hagan, United States–Comanche Relations: The Reservation Years, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | Underhill and Littlefield, eds., Hamlin Garland’s Observations on the American Indian, 1895–1905, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Lee, ed., Gold—Gals—Guns—Guts, reviewed by Lawrence R. Borne | Smith, Jr., Don’t Settle for Second: Life and Times of Cornelius C. Smith, reviewed by Timothy A. Zwink | Ballantyne, How and Where to Find Gold: Secrets of the ’49ers, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Florin, Historic Glimpses of Trees of the West, reviewed by Mike Kaplan | Carroll and Frost, eds., Private Theodore Ewert’s Diary of the Black Hills Expedition of 1874, reviewed by David A. Clary | Kessell, Friars, Soldiers, and Reformers, reviewed by Frederic J. Athearn | Reiger, American Sportsmen and the Origins of Conservation, reviewed by Stephen Mikesell | Shillingberg, Wyatt Earp & the “Buntline Special” Myth, and Boyer, ed., I Married Wyatt Earp: the Recollections of Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp, reviewed by David A. Dary

On the cover

(front) Indian Women Moving, 1898, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Indian Scouting Party, 1900, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1977

Vol. 27, No. 3
Burton K. Wheeler and the Montana Connection by Richard T. Ruetten
Mary MacLane Montana’s Shocking “Litr’y Lady”
by Leslie A. Wheeler
Taming the Missouri and Treating the Depression Fort Peck Dam
by Bob Saindon and Bunky Sullivan
The Camera Eye of Sumner Matteson and the People Who Fooled Them All by George P. Horse Capture
In Pursuit of a New County The Creation of Phillips County—1915
by J. Russell (Rusty) Larcombe and E. E. (Boo) MacGilvra

Reviews

Cutright, A History of the Lewis and Clark Journals, reviewed by Stanford E. Demars | Martin, James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest, reviewed by Harrison Lane | Bean, Charles Boettcher: A Study in Pioneer Western Enterprise, reviewed by George G. Suggs, Jr. | Schell, History of Clay County, South Dakota, and Clay County Place Names, reviewed by A. R. Mortenson | Miner, The Corporation and the Indian: Tribal Sovereignty and Industrial Civilization in Indian Territory, 1865–1907, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Howard, foreword by Frederic G. Renner, Ten Years with the Cowboy Artists of America, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Miller, Ghost Towns of Idaho, reviewed by Bert W. Marley | Carter, Cherokee Sunset, a Nation Betrayed: A Narrative of Travail and Triumph, Persecution and Exile, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Smith, Colorado Mining: A Photographic History, reviewed by Rodman W. Paul | Paul, This Was Sheep Ranching: Yesterday and Today, reviewed by Charles R. Kutzleb | Gray, Centennial Campaign: The Sioux War of 1876, reviewed by Michael L. Tate | Clark, ed., Off at Sunrise: The Overland Journal of Charles Glass Gray, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Steen, The U.S. Forest Service: A History, reviewed by William E. Gray | Houghton, A Trace of Desert Waters: The Great Basin Story, reviewed by Victor C. Dahl | Bragg, Wyoming’s Wealth: A History of Wyoming, reviewed by John T. Hinckley | Axford, Gilpin County Gold: Peter McFarland, 1848–1929, Mining Entrepreneur in Central City, Colorado, reviewed by James E. Fell, Jr.

On the cover

(front) Laugh Kills Lonesome, 1925, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Calling the Horses, 1899, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1977

Vol. 27, No. 2
David Dawson Mitchell Virginian on the Wild Missouri
by Paul E. Verdon
Timber to Newport on the Pend Oreille River in Idaho by Louis Musso III
An Inning for Sin Chicago Joe and Her Hurdy-Gurdy Girls
by Rex C. Myers
Camp Baker/Fort Logan Microcosm of the /Frontier Military Experience
by Raymond A. Mentzer, Jr.
Asian Adventures of a Cowboy from Montana—Red Barton by Ralph Miracle
Care and Feeding of the Model T by Tony Dalich

Reviews

Frost, General Custer’s Libbie, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Harris and Rainey, eds., The Cowboy: Six-Shooters, Songs, and Sex, reviewed by Elliott West | Reed, foreword by McCracken, John Clymer: An Artist’s Rendezvous with the Frontier West, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Athearn, The Coloradans, reviewed by Morris F. Taylor | Bower, foreword by Waters, Fred Rosenstock: A Legend in Books and Art, reviewed by Norman J. Bender | Tanner, A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark, reviewed by S. George Ellsworth | Abbott, Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, reviewed by Lyle W. Dorsett | Reps, Cities on Stone: Nineteenth Century Lithograph Images of the Urban West, reviewed by Matthew T. Downey | Bertino, The Scissorbills—A True Story of Montana’s Homesteaders, reviewed by Forest Crossen | Thane, ed., A Governor’s Wife on the Mining Frontier: The Letters of Mary Edgerton from Montana, 1863–1865, reviewed by Michael P. Malone | Joralemon, Adventure Beacons, reviewed by Duane A. Smith

On the cover

Camp of the Gros Ventres of the Prairies, 1832–1834, by Karl Bodmer

Winter 1977

Vol. 27, No. 1
Five Strings to His Bow The Remarkable Career of William (Lone Star) Dietz
by John C. Ewer
Eli Washington John Lindesmith Fort Keogh’s Chaplain in Buckskin
by Louis L. Pfaller
Ned Casey and His Cheyenne Scouts A Noble Experiment in an Atmosphere of Tension
by Katherine M. Weist
Gertrude Atherton Montana and the Lady Novelist
by Leslie A. Wheeler
Andersonville A Civil War Legacy of Hatred in Montana
by Spencer Wilson

Reviews

Toole, The Rape of the Great Plains: Northwest Montana America, Cattle, and Coal, reviewed by Don Rickey | Hinman, The Eleanor H. Hinman Interviews on the Life and Death of Crazy Horse, reviewed by Stanley M. Davison | Kane, Twelve Mormon Homes Visited in Succession on a Journey through Utah to Arizona, reviewed by Margaret D. Lester | Hoig, The Battle of the Washita, reviewed by John W. Bailey | Carroll, Eggenhofer: The Pulp Years, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | John, Storms Brewed in Other Men’s Worlds, reviewed by Frederic J. Athearn | Briggs, Without Noise of Arms: The 1776 Dominguez-Escalante Search for a Route from Santa Fe to Monterey, reviewed by William B. Taylor | Rickey, $10 Horse, $40 Saddle, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Halaas, Fairmont and Historic Colorado, reviewed by Tom Noel | Dobyns, Spanish Colonial Tucson: A Demographic History, reviewed by William B. Taylor | Kroeker, Great Plains Command: William B. Hazen in the Frontier West, reviewed by Ernest Wallace | Hofsommer, Katy Northwest: The Story of a Branch Line Railroad, reviewed by Ira G. Clark | Reid, Letters of Long Ago, reviewed by Judith Austin | Kerr, Scottish Capital on the American Credit Frontier, reviewed by Harmon Mothershead | Thompson, The Army and the Navajo: The Bosque Redondo Reservation Experiment, 1863–1868, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Chaput, Francois X. Aubry, Trader, Trailmaker, and Voyageur in the Southwest, 1846–1854, reviewed by Merril J. Mattes | Montana Historical Society Staff, comps. and eds., Not in Precious Metals Alone: A Manuscript History of Montana, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn

On the cover

Indian Hunter’s Return, 1900, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1976

Vol. 26, No. 4
The Golden Spell of Harvest by Charles Vindex
Sadie and the Missing Custer Battle Papers by Carl L. Pearton
The Last Summer at Lake McDonald by Curtis W. Buchholtz
The Montana Club Symbol of Elegance
by Rex C. Myers
The Scattered Morrisites by C. LeRoy Anderson

Reviews

Karlin, Joseph M. Dixon of Montana: Part 2: Governor Versus the Anaconda, 1917–1934, reviewed by Stanford J. Layton | Milligan, Dakota Twilight: The Standing Rock Sioux, 1874–1890, reviewed by John R. Wunder | James, Butte’s Memory Book, reviewed by Bert Gaskill | Weigle, Brothers of Light, Brothers of Blood: The Penitentes of the Southwest, reviewed by David J. Weber | Marquis, Custer, Cavalry & Crows, reviewed by Paul L. Hedren | Hammer, Custer in ’76: Walter Camp’s Notes on the Custer Fight, reviewed by Michael Harrison | Haines, The Plains Indians, reviewed by Donald E. Worcester | Marriott and Rachlin, Plains Indian Mythology, reviewed by Robert Anderson | White, Git Along Little Doggies; Songs and Songmakers of the American West, reviewed by Al Lowman | Weems, Death Song, the Last of the Indian Wars, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Young, Black Powder and Hand Steel: Miners and Machines on the Old Western Frontier, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Malone and Roeder, Montana: A History of Two Centuries, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin

On the cover

The Plains, 1914, by Maynard Dixon

Summer 1976

Vol. 26, No. 3
The River Which Scolds at All Others An Obstinate Blunder in Nomenclature
by Bob Saindon
Our Dog Scannon Partner in Discovery
by Ernest S. Osgood
The Bird Woman Purposeful Member of the Corps or Casual “Tag-Along”?
by E. G. Chuinard
The CCC Experience in Glacier National Park by Michael J. Ober
“Buffalo Jones” and the Bison Herd in Yellowstone Another Look
by Paul Schullery
The Final Curtin Call Chautauqua in Montana
by LeRoy Stahl
The Foreigners by Dorothy M. Johnson

Reviews

Allen, Passage through the Garden: Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest, Ferris and Appleman, Lewis and Clark: Historic Places Associated with Their Transcontinental Exploration, and Holloway, Lewis and Clark and the Crossing of North America, reviewed by David M. Emmons | Cushman, Plenty of Room and Air, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Spence, Territorial Politics and Government in Montana, 1864–89, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Terrell, The Plains Apache, reviewed by H. Craig Miner | McKee, The Last West: A History of the Great Plains of North America, reviewed by H. Glenn Jordan | Rosa, They Called Him Wild Bill: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Josephson, Jeannette Rankin: First Lady in Congress, reviewed by Doris B. Ward | Carriker and Carriker, eds., An Army Wife on the Frontier: The Memoirs of Alice Blackwood Baldwin, 1867–1877, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Carroll, The Two Battles of the Little Big Horn, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Jones and Jones, comps., William Henry Jackson’s Colorado, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker

On the cover

Lewis and Clark on the Lower Columbia, 1905, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1976

Vol. 26, No. 3
Albert Bierstadt Painter of America’s Western Vision
by Phillip Drennon Thomas
Montana Editors and the Custer Battle by Rex C. Myers
When the Preacher Kept a Cow by Dorothy M. Johnson
A Tale of Two Towns Gilman and Augusta
by Jeffrey L. Cuniff
“He Was Ferocious, That Pike!” A Fighting Man and a Town to Match
by Lee Silliman

Reviews

Mooney, ed., George Catlin Letters and Notes on the North American Indians, reviewed by Keith A. Murray | Wilson, Governor Charles Robinson of Kansas, reviewed by R. Douglas Hurt | Miller, Ghost Towns of Montana, reviewed by Harrison Lane | McKinstry, ed., The California Gold Rush Overland Diary of Byron N. McKinstry, 1850–1852, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Stenzel, James Madison Alden: Yankee Artist of the Pacific Coast, 1854–1860, reviewed by Jesse L. Gilmore | Sonnichsen, Colonel Greene and the Copper Skyrocket, the Spectacular Rise and Fall of William Cornell Greene, reviewed by James E. Fell, Jr. | Buffalo Bill Historical Center Staff, The West of Buffalo Bill, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Murray, Military Posts of Wyoming, reviewed by Don Rickey, Jr. | Hundley, Water the West: The Colorado River Compact and the Politics of Water in the American West, reviewed by Stanford J. Layton | Taylor, Money on the Hoof—Sometimes, reviewed by Harmon Mothershead | Stoehr, Bonanza Victorian: Architecture and Society in Colorado Mining Towns, reviewed by Rodman W. Paul | Carroll, ed., The Benteen-Goldin Letters on Custer and His Last Battle, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Carroll, Custer in Texas: An Interrupted Narrative, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Fiske and Lummis, Charles F. Lummis: The Man and His West, reviewed by S. F. Kropp

On the cover

Indian Encampment in the Rockies, n.d., by Albert Bierstadt

Winter 1976

Vol. 26, No. 1
First Track in the Big Horns by Robert A. Murray
Hard on the Heels of Lewis and Clark by Frank H. Dickson
Sketch of a Life—Charles Schafft edited by Vivian A. Paladin
From Buffalo to Beef Assimilation on Fort Belknap Reservation
by Edward E. Barry, Jr.
School Days, School Days, Good Old Rubber Hose Days by Dorothy M. Johnson
Jim Butler Nevada’s Improbable Tycoon
by Myrtle T. Myles
Silas S. Soule Partizan of the Frontier
by Stan Hoig

Reviews

Florin, Backyard Classic: An Adventure in Nostalgia, reviewed by Joe B. Frantz | Rosenberg, Custer and the Epic of Defeat, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Gilles, Comanche Days, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | Jones, et al., Mile-High Trolleys, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Haslam, ed., Western Writing, reviewed by Mike Kaplan | DiPeso, Casas Grandes: A Fallen Trading Center of the Gran Chichimeca, reviewed by Omer C. Stewart | Wagoner, Early Arizona: Prehistory to Civil War, reviewed by Robert A. Trennert | Stewart, Monuments to New Mexico, reviewed by Ira G. Clark

On the cover

Trappers on the Big Sandy, n.d., by Alfred Jacob Miller

Autumn 1975

Vol. 25, No. 4
Peter Peterson Tofft Painter in the Wilderness
by Robert Bigart and Clarence Woodcock
Wheat in Montana Determined Adaptation
by Ralph E. Ward
Coburg A Montana Town That Is No More
by Donald R. Bosley
1876 on the Reservations The Indian “Question”
by Michael P. Malone and Richard B. Roeder
Celebrating the Centennial by Michael P. Malone and Richard B. Roeder
Tales Told by a New Dealer—General Hugh S. Johnson by John Kennedy Ohl

Reviews

Szasz, Education and the American Indian: The Road to Self-Determination, 1928–1973, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | LeMassena, Rio Grande . . . to the Pacific!, reviewed by Jackson C. Thode | Langley, ed., To Utah with the Dragoons and Glimpses of Life in Arizona and California, 1858–1859, reviewed by Michael Harrison | Bartlett, Nature’s Yellowstone, reviewed by Gordon B. Dobbs | Langford, with Gipson, Big Bend: A Homesteader’s Story, reviewed by David M. Emmons | Nicholson, ed., The Arizona of Joseph Pratt Allyn. Letters from a Pioneer Judge: Observations and Travels, 1863–1866, reviewed by Robert A. Tennert | Karlin, Joseph M. Dixon of Montana: Part 1, Senator and Bull Moose Manager, 1867–1917, reviewed by Stanford J. Layton | Martin, Whiskey and Wild Women, an Amusing Account of the Saloons and Bawds of the Old West, reviewed by Elliott West | Danziger, Indians and Bureaucrats: Administering the Reservation Policy during the Civil War, reviewed by John W. Bailey | Walker, Death Was the Black Horse: The Story of Rough Rider Buckey O’Neill, reviewed by Blaine P. Lamb | Davidson, Black Jack Davidson: A Cavalry Commander on the Western Frontier, reviewed by John W. Bailey | Robinson, Texas Public Buildings of the Nineteenth Century, reviewed by Donald E. Worcester | Broder, Bronzes of the American West, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | duMont, Custer Battle Guns, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer

On the cover

(front) Prickly Pear Canyon, 1866, by Peter P. Tofft; (back) Gillette Point on King-Gillette Toll Road, mid-1860s, by Peter P. Tofft, and photo of same locale, 1870, by Stanley J. Morrow

Summer 1975

Vol. 25, No. 3
The Ghastly Harvest Montana’s Buffalo Bone Trade
by LeRoy Barnett
The American Bison His Annihilation and Preservation
by James A. Dolph and C. Ivar Dolph
1876 On the HustingsCentennial Politics in Montana
by Michael P. Malone and Richard B. Roeder
Essay in Photographs The Artistic Vision of Myrta Wright Stevens
by the editors
Carefree Youth and Dudes in Glacier National Park by Dorothy M. Johnson
Yellowstone’s Madison Museum In Celebration of an American Idea
by Donald C. Stewart
The Fiery Ordeal of Cornelius Hedges by Ernest S. Osgood

Reviews

Viola, Thomas L. McKenney, Architect of America’s Indian Policy, 1816–1830, reviewed by Raymond Wilson | Hewitt, ed., Eye-Witnesses to Wagon Trains West, reviewed by Ted Hinckley | Bartlett, The New Country: A Social History of the American Frontier, 1776–1890, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Bell, Braves and Buffalo: Plains Indian Life in 1837, Watercolours of Alfred Jacob Miller, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Newhall and Edkins, with Broecker, William H. Jackson, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Smith, Silver Saga: The Story of Caribou, Colorado, reviewed by William S. Greever | Benjamin, The German in Texas: A Study in Immigration, reviewed by George N. Green | Wilkins, Colorado Railroads, reviewed by Jackson Thode | Richmond, Kansas: A Land of Contrasts, reviewed by David A. Dary | Parker and Lambert, Black Hills Ghost Towns, reviewed by Joseph H. Cash | Lee, Scotty Philip, the Man Who Saved the Buffalo, reviewed by David A. Dary

On the cover

(front) Mandan Buffalo Hunt, 1903, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Roundup at Moiese, 1974, photograph by Garry Wunderwald

Spring 1975

Vol. 25, No. 2
Gutzon Borglum Mercurial Master of Colossal Art
by Gilbert C. Fite
The Centennial Year in Montana In the Gulches—Mining in Field and Pasture—Agriculture
by Michael P. Malone and Richard B. Roeder
William Illingworth Stereoscopic Eye on the Frontier West
by Jeffrey P. Grosscup
William Clark A Reappraisal
by Jerome O. Steffen
I Remember Old Yogo and the Weatherwax by Kenneth W. Hay

Reviews

Hollon, Frontier Violence: Another Look, reviewed by John D. W. Guice | LaForte, Leaders of Reform: Progressive Republicans in Kansas, 1900–1916, reviewed by Homer E. Socolofsky | Mitchell, The Navajo Peace Treaty, 1868, reviewed by Robert W. Delaney | Moynahan, The Ace Powell Book, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Sully, No Tears for the General: The Life of Alfred Sully, 1821–1879, reviewed by Ernest Wallace | Sprague, So Vast, So Beautiful a Land: Louisiana and the Purchase, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Metz, Pat Garrett: The Story of a Western Lawman, reviewed by W. Eugene Hollon | Lingenfelter, The Hardrock Miners: A History of the Mining Labor Movement in the American West, 1863–1893, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Dary, The Buffalo Book, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Wolle, Stampede to Timberline: The Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Colorado, reviewed by Norman J. Bender | Matthews, Interwoven, A Pioneer Chronicle, reviewed by Elliott West | Renner, Charles M. Russell, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Gunther, Indian Life of the Northwest Coast of North America as Seen by the Early Explorers and Fur Traders during the Last Decades of the Eighteenth Century, and McNickle, Native American Tribalism: Indian Survivals and Renewals, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Larson, New Mexico Populism: A Study of Radical Protest in a Western Territory, reviewed by Charles J. Bayard

On the cover

(front) Cowboy in the Desert, 1890, by Gutzon Borglum; (back) photos of Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Winter 1975

Vol. 25, No. 1
1876 in Montana Anxiety and Anticipation
by Michael P. Malone and Richard B. Roeder
High Bull’s Victory Roster by Peter J. Powell
Montana School Teacher by Mary Hyland Currier
William Gilpin and the Cosmopolitan Road by J. Christopher Schnell
The Santee Sioux and the Lake Shetek Settlers Capture and Rescue
by John S. Gray
Some Lawmen I Have Known by Dorothy M. Johson

Reviews

Ege, Curse Not His Curls, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Ellsworth, Dear Ellen: Two Mormon Women and Their Letters, reviewed by Margaret D. Lester | Hutton, Doc Middleton: Life and Legends of the Notorious Plains Outlaw, reviewed by Paul D. Riley | Porter, San Elizario, A History, reviewed by John Francis Bannon | Timmen, Blow for the Landing: A Hundred Years of Steam Navigation on the Waters of the West, reviewed by Victor C. Dahl | Krause and Olson, eds., Custer’s Prelude to Glory, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Downey and Jacobsen, The Red-Bluecoats: The Indian Scouts, U.S. Army, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Rogers, Red World and White: Memories of a Chippewa Boyhood, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Martin, The Saga of the Buffalo, reviewed by David A. Dary | Waters, To Possess the Land: A Biography of Arthur Rochford Manby, reviewed by Richard Bradfute | Hill, The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824–1880: Historical Sketches, reviewed by H. Craig Miner | McKee, The Last West: A History of the Great Plains of North America, reviewed by Anthony McGinnis | Brothers, Sketches of Walkerville, reviewed by Bert Gaskill

On the cover

(front)Why the Mail Was Late, n.d., by O. E, Berninghaus; (back) two examples of Cheyenne ledger art celebrating two warriors’ deeds at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, 1876, from High Bull’s roster book

Autumn 1974

Vol. 24, No. 4
The Redcoat Detachment at Writing-on-Stone in Alberta by Hugh A. Dempsey
Lost on Cold Creek Modern Explorers Track the Nez Perce
by Daniel Goodenough, Jr.
The Cheyenne “Outbreak” of 1897 by Lonnie E. Underhill and Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr.
The Mormons and the Morrisite War by C. LeRoy Anderson and Larry J. Halford
Brigham Young’s Deseret Alphabet by Elizabeth Cottam Walker
Fun in the Great Outdoors—Or Was It? by Dorothy M. Johnson
Vigilante Numbers A Re-Examination
by Rex C. Myers

Reviews

Moore, Bent’s Old Fort: An Archeological Study, reviewed by Gordon Chappell | Burke, The Legend of Baby Doe, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Jackson, Zane Grey, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Vandergriff, The Indians of Kansas, reviewed by William E. Unrau| | Smith, ed., The Olive Trial, reviewed by Lawrence D. Ball | Simmons, The Little Lion of the Southwest: A Life of Manuel Antonio Chaves, reviewed by William B. Taylor | Silliman, Why Gone Those Times? Blackfoot Tales by James Willard Schultz, reviewed by R. David Emmons | Browne, notes, Trader on the Santa Fe Trail: Memoirs of Franz Huning, reviewed by Max L. Moorhead | Goff, George W. P. Hunt and His Arizona, reviewed by Lee Scott Theisen | Murray, ed., Fort Laramie: Visions of a Grand Old Post, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Sampson, ed., John McLoughlin’s Business Correspondence, 1847–1848, reviewed by Jesse L. Gilmore | Opler, ed., Grenville Goodwin among the Western Apache, reviewed by Robert Anderson | Hall, Let ´Er Buck, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Sherer, with Walker, Indians: The Great Photographs That Reveal North American Indian Life, 1847–1929, from the Unique Collection of the Smithsonian Institution, reviewed by Diana Vari | Hoig, The Western Odyssey of John Simpson Smith—Frontiersman, Trapper, Trader, Interpreter, reviewed by David J. Weber

On the cover

(front) Single Handed, 1912, by Charles M. Russell; (back) paintings showing uniforms of North West Mounted Police, 1874, 1898, 1974, artists unknown

Summer 1974

Vol. 24, No. 3
Women’s Role in the American West an essay by T. A. Larson
“Love from All to All” The Governor’s Lady Writes Home to Ohio
by James L. Thane, Jr.
Evy Alexander The Colonel’s Lady at McDowell in Arizona
by Sandra L. Myres
Women in the West A Pictorial View
compiled by the editors
Lillian’s Montana Scene by Joyce H. Litz
Mother Was Shocked by Belle Fligelman Winestine
The Safe and Easy Way to Adventure by Dorothy M. Johnson

Reviews

Drury, Marcus and Narcissa Whitman and the Opening of Old Oregon, reviewed by Gloria Ricci Lothrop | Savage, The Cherokee Strip Livestock Association: Federal Regulation and the Cattleman’s Last Frontier, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Peirce, The Great Plains States of America, reviewed by David M. Emmons | Thrapp, Victorio and the Mimbres Apaches, reviewed by Robert W. Delaney | Utley, Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indians, 1866–1890, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Outland, Stagecoaching on El Camino Real: Los Angeles to San Francisco, 1861–1901, reviewed by John E. Baur | Joralemon, Copper, the Encompassing Story of Mankind’s First Metal, reviewed by David A. Walker | Cushman, Montana—The Gold Frontier, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Crossen, Charles Russell—Friend, reviewed by Sam Gilluly

On the cover

(front) The Prairie Is My Garden; Woman at the Pump, both 1930s, both by Harvey T. Dunn

Spring 1974

Vol. 24, No. 2
The Carroll Trail Utopian Enterprise
by Lee Silliman
A Monument to Custer by Minnie Dubbs Millbrook
Rocky Mountain Husbandman Embattled Voice of the Montana Farmer
by Frank Grant
Small Town World Before Radio by Dorothy M. Johnson
Kendall, Montana Twentieth Century Ghost Town
by John Foster, in collaboration with Glenn C. Morton

Reviews

Phillips, ed. and comp., The West: An American Experience, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Meigs, ed., The Cowboy in American Prints, reviewed by Joe B. Frantz | Adams, Sitting Bull: An Epic of the Plains, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | Horan, The McKenney-Hall Portrait Gallery of American Indians, reviewed by Joel H. Bernstein | Cash, Working the Homestead, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Walton, Sentinel of the Plains: Fort Leavenworth and the American West, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Clark, A Venture in History: The Production, Publication, and Sale of the Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, reviewed by Ray Allen Billington | Skaggs, The Cattle Trailing Industry: Between Supply and Demand, 1866–1890, reviewed by Harmon Mothershead | Smythe, Guerrilla Warrior: The Early Life of John J. Pershing, reviewed by James T. King | Faulk, Destiny Road: The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest, reviewed by Karl E. Gilmont | Smith, Horace Tabor: His Life and the Legend, reviewed by Rodman W. Paul | Paul, This was Cattle Ranching, Yesterday and Today, reviewed by Harmon Mothershead | Eide, Oregon Trail, reviewed by Stanford E. Demars | Prucha, Americanizing the American Indian: Writings by the “Friends of the Indian,” 1880–1900 , reviewed by E. David Emmons | Peterson, Take Up Your Mission: Mormon Colonizing along the Little Colorado River, reviewed by William H. Lyon | Thode, ed., The 1970 Denver Westerners Brand Book, reviewed by Duane Vandenbusche

On the cover

The Wagon Boss, 1909, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1974

Vol. 24, No. 1
Beggars to Washington Montana’s Territorial Delegates
by Clark C. Spence
Condition of the Tribes, 1865 The Report of General McCook
by Gary L. Roberts
A Short Moral Essay Or, How Kids Made Money in a Frontier Town
by Dorothy M. Johnson
Pastor on the Prairie The Letters of Rev. Scriver Thorpe
edited by Avis R. Anderson
The Custer Battle on Canvas Reflections and Afterthoughts
by Brian W. Dippie
The Great Bear Creek Sheep Raid The Quiet Slaughter
by Lyman Brewster

Reviews

Elliott, History of Nevada, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Paher, Death Valley Ghost Towns, reviewed by Eric N. Moody | McGaw, Savage Scene: The Life and Times of James Kirker, Frontier King, reviewed by Andrew Wallace | Upton, ed. and comp., Fort Custer on the Big Horn, 1877–1898: Its History and Personalities as Told and Pictured by Its Contemporaries, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Luther, Custer High Spots, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Peel, Steamboats on the Saskatchewan, reviewed by R. C. MacLeod | Keats, Eminent Domain: The Louisiana Purchase and the Making of America, reviewed by Gordon Dobbs | Phillips, Alaska-Yukon Place Names, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | American West eds., The Magnificent Rockies: Crest of a Continent, reviewed by George G. Suggs, Jr. | Cantrell, Youngers’ Fatal Blunder: Northfield, Minnesota, reviewed by Lawrence D. Ball | Mails, Dog Soldiers, Bear Men, and Buffalo Women: A Study of the Societies and Cults of the Plains Indians, reviewed by William C. Weidert | Cook, Flood Tide of Empire: Spain and the Pacific Northwest, 1543–1819, reviewed by Frederick J. Athearn | Beshoar, Hippocrates in a Red Vest, reviewed by Marshall Sprague | Coburn (autobiographer), Walt Coburn: Western Word Wrangler, reviewed by E. E. MacGilvra

On the cover

(front) The Scout: Friends or Enemies?; (back) Self-Portrait, both n.d., both by Frederic S. Remington

Autumn 1973

Vol. 23, No. 4
Probing the Riddle of the Bird Woman by Irving W. Anderson
Coal Montana’s Prosaic Treasure
by Robert A. Chadwick
Ships North to Alaska’s Coast by Neil M. Clark
Rufus Zogbaum and the Frontier West by Judith MacBain Alter
“Number Please” Confessions of a Teenage “Central”
by Dorothy M. Johnson
From Montana Most Sincerely
by John L. Marsh

Reviews

Friar and Friar, The Only Good Indian: The Hollywood Gospel, reviewed by Michael T. Isenberg | Egan, foreword by Guthrie, Sand in a Whirlwind: The Paiute Indian War of 1880, reviewed by William D. Rowley | Chidsey, Louisiana Purchase: The Story of the Biggest Real Estate Deal in History, reviewed by Harrison Lane | Marshall, Crimsoned Prairie: The Wars between the United States and the Plains Indians during the Winning of the West, reviewed by James T. King | Wharton, The Alaska Gold Rush, reviewed by Orland W. Miller | Cheney, Names on the Face of Montana, reviewed by Stanley R. Davison Fahey, Run Road to Spokane, reviewed by Harrison Lane | Ellsworth, Utah’s Heritage, reviewed by Russell R. Elliott | Lass, From the Missouri to the Great Salt Lake: An Account of Overland Freighting, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Hall, Upper Beaver Creek: Pioneer Life in Early Colorao, reviewed by Norman J. Bender | Mails, The Mystic Warriors of the Plains, reviewed by William Weidert | Grieff, ed., Lost America: From the Mississippi to the Pacific, reviewed by Joel H. Bernstein | Gibson, Wilderness Bonanza: The Tri-State District of Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma, reviewed by Stephen Carroll | Time-Life Books eds., The Indians, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Ruby and Brown, The Cayuse Indians: Imperial Tribesmen of Old Oregon, reviewed by David H. Stratton| Otis, intro. Prucha, The Dawes Act and the Allotment of Indian Lands, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock

On the cover

(front) Indian Women in Tent; (back) Chippeway Canoe, both early 1820s, both by Peter Rindisbacher

Summer 1973

Vol. 23, No. 3
The Gallatin Canyon and the Tides of History by Michael P. Malone
The Baron C. C. O’Keefe The Legend and the Legacy
by Edith Toole Oberley
Glacier’s Skyland Camps A Culver Colonel’s Abortive Dream
by Michael J. Ober
Last of the Rough Riders Now There Is Only One
by Dale L. Walker
Brush, Palette and the Battle of the Little Big Horn by Harrison Lane

Reviews

Miller, ed., The Arizona Rangers, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Fiester, Blasted Beloved Breckenridge, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Wilson, Jim Beckwourth, and Bonner, Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, reviewed by Jack Burrows | Peirce, The Mountain state of America, reviewed by Gale McGee | McHugh, The Time of the Buffalo, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Rydjord, Kansas Place-Names, reviewed by Joseph W. Snell | Dempsey, Crowfoot, Chief of the Blackfeet, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Hamilton, ed., Cry of the Thunderbird, reviewed by Robert Anderson | Bulman, Kamloops Cattlemen: One Hundred Years of Trail Dust, reviewed by David H. Breen | Terrell, Apache Chronicle, reviewed by Oakah L. Jones, Jr. | Hine and Lottinville, eds., Soldier in the West: Letters of Theodore Talbot during His Services in California, Mexico, and Oregon, 1845–53, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols

On the cover

(front) 1876—The Custer Fight, 1903; (back) Bringing Home the Scalp, 1902, both by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1973

Vol. 23, No. 2
Chip of the Flying U The Author Was a Lady
by Stanley R. Davison
B. K. Wheeler and Jim Murray Senators in Conflict by Donald E. Spritzer
The Boy General and How He Grew George Custer after Appomattox
by Minnie Dubbs Millbrook
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever The Sickness and the Triumph
by Philip A. Kalisch
Dr. Montezuma Apache Warrior in Two Worlds
by Neil M. Clark

Reviews

Lund and Lund, eds., Overland Days to Montana in 1865: The Diary of Sarah Raymond and the Journal of Dr. Waid Howard, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Waters, Midas of the Rockies: The Story of Straton and Cripple Creek, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Collias, The Search for Steam, reviewed by Jackson C. Thode | Thrapp, General Crook and the Sierra Madre Adventure, reviewed by Roger L. Nichols | Larson, The “Americanization” of Utah for Statehood, reviewed by Jay M. Haymond |Merchant, My Dear Wister: The Frederic Remington–Owen Wister Letters, reviewed by Robert Edison Lee | Lame Deer and Erdoes, Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions: the Life of a Sioux Medicine Man, reviewed by Richard Ellis | Hauck, Narrow Gauge to Central and Silver Plume, reviewed by Thomas J. Noel | Guice, The Rocky Mountain Bench: The Territorial Supreme Courts of Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming, 1861–1890, reviewed by John Porter Bloom | Bolus, ed., People and Pelts, reviewed by John E. Sunder | Montaignes, The Plains: Being No Less Than a Collection of Veracious Memoranda Taken during the Expeditions of Exploration in the Year 1845, from the Western Settlements of Missouri to the Mexican Border, and from Bent’s Fort on the Arkansas to Fort Gibson, vis South Fork of Canadian–North Mexico and North-Western Texas, reviewed by David Dean | Lowitt, George Norris: The Persistence of a Progressive, 1913–1933, reviewed by Charles Coate | Reiger, ed., The Passing of the Great West: Selected Papers of George Bird Grinnell, reviewed by James T. King | Prassel, The Western Peace Officer: A Legacy of Law and Order, reviewed by John D. Guice

On the cover

(front) The Cowboy and the Lady Artist, 1906; (back) Hands Up, n.d., both by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1973

Vol. 23, No. 1
Bold But Wasting Race Stereotypes and American Indian Policy
by Brian W. Dippie
Hon. Albert B. Fall of New Mexico Frontier’s Fallen star of Teapot Dome
by Earl F. Woodward
Montana Women and the Battle for the Ballot Woman Suffrage in the Treasure State
by T. A. Larson
The Road Agent and the Doctor Two Divergent Men Named Henry Plummer
by Charles M. Guthrie
B. D. Phillips in Montana A Reminiscence and a Record
by Walter W. Phillips
The Spirit Wind in Floyd Knoble’s Barn A Winter Experience in Northern Montana
by Mary Knoble Young

Reviews

Toole, Twentieth-Century Montana: A State of Extremes, reviewed by Robert Athearn | Baird, Peter Pitchlynn: Chief of the Choctaws, reviewed by Charles L. Kenner | Paher, Las Vegas: As It Began—As It Grew, reviewed by Robert W. Davenport | Terrell, Bunkhouse Papers: Reminiscences of a Distinguished Western Historian, reviewed by Elliott West | Chappell, Logging along the Denver & Rio Grande: Narrow Gauge Logging Railroads of Southwestern Colorado and Northern New Mexico, reviewed by H. Craig Miner | Cleaveland, with Fitzpatrick, The Morleys—Young Upstarts on the Southwest Frontier, reviewed by Vernon Gladen Spence | Rosenberg, Iowa on the Eve of the Civil War: A Decade of Frontier Politics, reviewed by Michael B. Husband | Billington, The Genesis of the Frontier Theory: A Study in Historical Creativity, reviewed by John Caughey | Levitan and Hetrick, Big Brother’s Indian Programs—With Reservations, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Peterson, Plains Indian Art from Fort Marion, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Ashby, The Spearless Leader: Senator Borah and the Progressive Movement in the 1920’s, reviewed by Michael P. Malone | Mullin, The Strange Story of Wayne Brazel, reviewed by Joe B. Frantz | Hampton, How the U.S. Cavalry Saved Our National Parks, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | White, ed., Hostiles and Horse Soldiers, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Adams, The Cowman Says It Salty, Potter, Cowboy Slang, and Allen, Cowboy Lore, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Williams, Senator John James Ingalls: Kansas’ Iridescent Republican, reviewed by Matthew T. Downey | Meleski, Echos of the Past: New Mexico’s Ghost Towns, reviewed by S. F. Kropp | Miner, The St. Louis–San Francisco Transcontinental Railroad: The Thirty-Fifth Parallel Project, 1853–1890, reviewed by Barry B. Combs | Cash and Hoover, eds., To Be an Indian: An Oral History, reviewed by Robert Anderson | Hilton, The Cable Car in America, reviewed by David F. Myrick | Williams, ed., Peter Skene Ogden’s Snake Counry Journals, 1827–28 and 1828–29, reviewed by Francis D. Haines, Jr.

On the cover

(front) The War Bonnet, n.d.; (back) Self-Portrait, 1947, both by Joseph Henry Sharp

Autumn 1972

Vol. 22, No. 4
Brother Van’s Call to Frontier Montana “To Preach, Sing, and Encourage People to Be Good”
by Myron J. Fogde
Over Barren Plains and Rock-Bound Mountains “Being the Journal of a Tour by the Overland Route . . .”
by Adam M. Brown, edited by David M. Kiefer
The Hayfield Fight A Reappraisal of a Neglected Action
by Jerome A. Greene
Old Fort Kearny—1846–1848 Symbol of a Changing Frontier
by Milton E. Holtz
Chief Joseph and the “Lyin’ Jack” Syndrome by Mark H. Brown
Western Literature and Its Myth A Rejoinder
by William W. Savage, Jr.

Reviews

Tatsey, comp. and ed. DeVore, The Black Moccasin: Life on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, reviewed by Mel Ruder | Chappell, Scenic Line of the World, and Hauck, Black Canyon Revisited, reviewed by Forest Crossen | Andrews, Indian Leaders Who Shaped America, 1600–1900, reviewed by Karl Gilmont | Roberts, ed. Roberts (son), Alberta Homestead: Chronicle of a Pioneer Family, reviewed by R. C. MacLeod | Rossi and Hunt, The Art of the Old West, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Wagner, Gold Mines of California: An Illustrated History of the Most Productive Mines with Descriptions of the Interesting People Who Owned and Operated Them, reviewed by Lionel U. Ridout | Katz, The Black West: A Documentary and Pictorial History, reviewed by Thomas L. Green | Dallas, Cherry Creek Gothic: Victorian Architecture in Denver, reviewed by Joel H. Bernstein | Pierre, American Indian Crisis, reviewed by Robert E. Smith, | McCarthy, Afternoons in Montana, reviewed by Helen Gibb Whitney, | Plummer, Frontier Governor, Samuel J. Crawford of Kansas, reviewed by Joseph W. Snell | Howard, Sacajawea, reviewed by Harrison Lane | Stanley, ed., Mapping the Frontier: Charles Wilson’s Diary of the Survey of the 49th Parallel, 1858–1862, While Secretary of the British Boundary Commission, reviewed by H. Keith Ralston | O’Malley, Mile High Mile Deep, reviewed by Bert Gaskill | Schoenberger, The Gunfighters, reviewed by Joseph G. Rosa | Stevensville Historical Society, Montana Genesis: A History of the Stevensville Area of the Bitterroot Valley, reviewed by Robert L. Peterson | Warden, intro. F. G, Renner, reviewed by Jeff Dykes | Johnson, The Bloody Bozeman: The Perilous Trail, reviewed by Robert w. Mardock | Barry, The Beginning of the West: Annals of the Kansas Gateway to the American West, 1540–1854, reviewed by H. Craig Miner | Clarke, The Men of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Biographical Roster of the Fifty-One Members and a Composite Diary of Their Activities from All Known Sources, reviewed by Jesse L. Gilmore | Fahey, The Ballyhoo Bonanza: Charles Sweeney and the Idaho Mines, reviewed by George G. Suggs, Jr.

On the cover

Riding toward the Front of the Stampeding Beasts, Brother Van Shot the Herd Leader in the Head, 1909, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1972

Vol. 22, No. 3
Yellowstone: The First Century
PART I: An Idea and Its Exploration
The Meaning of Yellowstone A Commentary
by Joe B. Frantz
The Quest of Warren Gillette Based on the Original Diary
edited by Brian Cockhill
Lost in the Wilderness Truman Everts’ 37 Days of Terror
by Aubrey L. Haines
William Henry Jackson First Camera on the Yellowstone
by Lewis W. Selmeier
Trials of a Trailblazer P. W. Norris and Yellowstone
by John S. Gray
PART II: Protection and Enjoyment
The United States Army and the National Parks by H. Duane Hampton
Memories of the Great and Near-Great in Yellowstone by Horace Marden Albright
Yellowstone Park by Camp The Shaw & Powell Camping Company
photo essay by Vivian A. Paladin and S. Rose Shaw
Memories of a Four-Horse Stage Driver in Yellowstone Park by Earl B. Osborn

Reviews

Comments on twenty-three new releases in the “Bison” reprints of the University of Nebraska Press, by Robert G. Athearn

On the cover

(front) Tower Falls and Sulphur Mountain—Yellowstone, 1871; (back) Grand Canyon—Yellowstone and Tower Falls—Yellowstone, 1871, all by Thomas Moran

Spring 1972

Vol. 22, No. 2
Lutheran Zealots among the Crow by Oswald F. Wagner
The Custer Battle and the Critique of an Adventure edited by Harold D. Langley
Trolleys of the Treasure State by Rex C. Myers
Shakespearean “Culture” in Montana, 1902 by Elizabeth Greenfield
Western Literature and the Myth-Makers by Carol Anne French

Reviews

Harrod, Mission among the Blackfeet, reviewed by John C. Ewers | Goodwin, edited by Basso, Western Apache Raiding and Warfare, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Mothershead, The Swan Land and Cattle Company, Ltd. , reviewed by Lewis E. Atherton | Young, Western Mining: An Informal Account of Precious Metals Prospecting, Placering, Lode Mining, and Milling on the American Frontier from Spanish Times, reviewed by James B. Allen | Johnson, Montana, Malone and Roeder, eds., The Montana Past: An Anthology, Merriam, The University of Montana: A History, and Quinn, Politicians in Business: A History of the Liquor Control System in Montana, reviewed by John Hakola | Koury, Military Posts of Montana, reviewed by Gordon Chappell | Nunis, ed., The San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1856: Three Views, reviewed by John Caughey | Thwaites, ed., Oregon: Or a Short History of a Long Journey by John B. Wyeth, and Narrative of a Journey across the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River by John Kirk Townsend, reviewed by Gordon Dodds | Armstrong, comp., I Have Spoken: American History through the Voices of the Indians, Beckham, Requiem for a People: The Rogue Indians and the Frontiersmen, and Bird, Tell Them They Lie: The Sequoyah Myth, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Brier and Blumberg, eds., A Century of Montana Journalism, reviewed by Dayle H. Molen | Unrau, The Kansa Indians: A History of the Wind People, 1673–1873, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Ellis, ed., New Mexico, Past and Present: A Historical Reader, reviewed by Simon F. Kropp | Malmquist, The First 100 Years: A History of the Salt Lake Tribune, 1871–1971, reviewed by Dayle H. Molen | Stocking, The Road to Santa Fe, reviewed by W. Eugene Hollon | Watkins, Gold and Silver in the West: The Illustrated History of an American Dream, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Carroll, ed., The Black Military Experience in the American West, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Yost and Renner, A Bibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell, reviewed by Clifford Westermeier | Weis, Ghost Towns of the Northwest, reviewed by Joel H. Bernstein | Welsch, Sod Walls: The Story of the Nebraska Sod House, reviewed by Paul D. Riley

On the cover

(front) Keeoma No. 3, 1898, by Charles M. Russell; (back) photo of Russell’s wife Nancy as model for Keeoma and photo of Russell dressed in Indian regalia

Winter 1972

Vol. 22, No. 1
The Joseph Myth by Mark H. Brown
Lone Wolf Returns to that Long-Ago Time by Paul Dyck
The Blackfeet and the Divine “Establishment” by Howard L. Harrod
The Custer Battle and Widow’s Weeds by Edgar I. Stewart
Julius Basinski Jewish Merchant in Montana
by Robert E. Levinson
W. W. Alderson An Editor Who Told It Like It Was
by Dick Pace

Reviews

Brown, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, reviewed by Phyllis Pearson | Fowler, The Black Infantry in the West: 1869–1891, reviewed by Ernest Wallace | Vanderwerth, comp., Indian Oratory: Famous Speeches by Noted Indian Chieftains, reviewed by Lawrence R. Borne | Drache, The Challenge of the Prairie, reviewed by Harrison Lane | Chaffin, The Last Horizon, reviewed by Bob Gilluly | Holden, The Espuela Land and Cattle Company: A Study of a Foreign-Owned Ranch in Texas, reviewed by Joseph Milton Nance | Glubok, The Art of the Southwest and The Art of the Old West, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Rittenhouse, The Santa Fe Trail: A Historical Bibliography, reviewed by Max L. Moorhead | Schnell, Rodeo! The Suicide Circuit, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Breihan, Billy the Kid, A Date with Destiny, Breihan, The Bandit Belle, and Johnson, Western Badmen, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Zuber, My Eighty Years in Texas, reviewed by David Dean | Mardock, The Reformers and the American Indian, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha | Clarke, Chief Bowles and the Texas Cherokees, reviewed by Oakah L. Jones, Jr. | Van Roekel, Jicarilla Apaches, reviewed by George William Pilcher | Harper, ed., Paul Kane’s Frontier, Hurd, Peter Hurd’s Sketch Book, and Wallace, The Image of Arizona, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Barkdull, Lonesome Walls: An Odyssey through Ghost Towns of the Old West, reviewed by John D. W. Guice | Loose, Bodie Bonanza: The True Story of a Flamboyant Past, reviewed by Lionel U. Ridout

On the cover

(front) Warrior’s Return, n.d.; (back) Two Gun White Calf, 1922 and Apache Scouts, 1948, all by Lone Wolf (Hart Merriam Schultz)

Autumn 1971

Vol. 21, No. 4
Lewis and Clark Westering Physicians
by Drake W. Will
The Wobblies and Montana’s Garden City by George A. Venn
Butte A Troubled Labor Paradise
by Theodore Wiprud
Joe Scheuerle Modest Man with Friendly Palette
by Thorton I. and Margo Boileau
Faith to Move Mountains
by Richard H. Dillon
Aunt Tish Beloved Gourmet of the Bitter Root
by Glenn Chaffin
Pat Garrett Another Look at a Western Gunman
by Leon C. Metz
I Remember Helena and How To Spell “Uncle” by Gerald T. Perry

Reviews

Smith, Cattle Trails to Trenches: The Story of a Cowboy, reviewed by Philip A. Kalisch | Proctor, ed., Alexander Phimister Proctor: Sculptor in Buckskin. An Autobiography, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Bonney and Bonney, Battle Drums and Geysers, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Haines, ed., A Bride on the Bozeman Trail: The Letters and Diary of Ellen Gordon Fletcher, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Ferrell, The Gilpin Gold Tram, reviewed by Forest Crossen | Myrick, New Mexico’s Railroads: An Historical Survey, reviewed by William H. Lyon | Taylor, First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail, reviewed by David J. Weber | Lavender, The Great Persuader, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Billington, ed., ”Dear Lady”: The Letters of Frederick Jackson Turner and Alice Forbes Perkins Hooper, reviewed by Archibald Hanna | Gibson, The Chickasaws, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Trenholm, The Arapahoes, Our People, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Haines, ed., John Work’s Field Journal: The Snake Country Expedition of 1830–1831, reviewed by Robert E. Smith | Greenberg, ed., Land that Our Fathers Plowed: The Settlement of Our Country as Told by the Pioneers Themselves and Their Contemporaries, reviewed by Stephen Carroll | Ruby and Brown, The Spokane Indians: Children of the Sun, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Foner, The United States Soldier between Two Wars: Army Life and Reforms, 1865–1898, reviewed by H. Duane Hampton

On the cover

(front) Mrs. Bull Head, Si Ha Sa Pa, 1938; (back) Rabbit Tail, Shoshoni, 1917, and Bawling Bull, Sioux, 1909, all by Joseph Scheuerle

Summer 1971

Vol. 21, No. 3
Lewis and Clark on the Upper Missouri Decision at the Marias
by John L. Allen
Granville Stuart in Latin America A Montana Pioneer’s Diplomatic Career
by Victor C. Dahl
Bugler! No Pay Call Today! The Year the Army Went Payless
by Henry P. Walker
Winold Reiss His Portraits and Protégés
by John C. Ewers
“Kid” Foss and the Birth of Montana Rodeo by Marie MacDonald
Some Reflections on General Custer by Edgar I. Stewart
Fred Miller “Boxpotapesh” of the Crows
by Jean I. Castles

Reviews

Jackson and Spence, eds., The Expeditions of John Charles Fremont. Volume I: Travels from 1838 to 1844 and Map Portfolio, reviewed by Maxine Brenson | Kelly, Navajo Roundup: Selected Correspondence of Kit Carson’s Expedition against the Navajo, 1863–1865, reviewed by Michael Husband | Lummis, A Tramp across the Continent, reviewed by Joel H. Bernstein | Ellis, General Pope and U.S. Indian Policy, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha | Dyck, Brule, The Sioux People of the Rosebud, reviewed by Robert W. Delaney | Smith, Emilio Kosterlitzky: Eagle of Sonora and the Southwest Border, reviewed by Vernon Gladden Spence | Bailey, Ghost Dance Messiah, reviewed by Karl Gilmont | Forrest, With a Camera in Old Navaholand, reviewed by Margaret Szasz | McLaughlin, My Friend the Indian, reviewed by Gordon Chappell | Russell, The Wild West or, A History of the Wild West Shows, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Shepperson, Restless Strangers: Nevada’s Immigrants and Their Interpreters, reviewed by Elliott West | Debo, A History of the Indians of the United States, reviewed by James C. Olson | Carriker, Fort Supply, Indian Territory: Frontier Outpost on the Plains, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Athearn, Union Pacific Country, reviewed by Robert L. Peterson | Willard, The Charles M. Russell Book, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier

On the cover

(front) Weasel Tail, n.d.; (back) Green Grass Bull, n.d., Cecile Black Boy, n.d., and Short Face, n.d., all by Winold Reiss

Spring 1971

Vol. 21, No. 2
The Diamond R Rolls Out by Brigham D. and Betty M. Madsen
Southern Response to Custer’s Last Stand by Brian W. Dippie
George Custer A Psychoanalytic Approach
by Charles K. Hofling
1871 Montana’s Year of Political Fusion
by Stanley R. Davison
Charles E. Conrad of Kalispell Merchant Prince with Gentle Touch
by Ora Johnson Halvorson
The Grave of “Charity” by Charles D. Greenfield

Reviews

Tyler, ed., The Montana Gold Rush Diary of Kate Dunlap, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Carpozi, The Gary Cooper Story, reviewed by Dayle Molen | Johnson, Denver’s Mayor Speer, reviewed by Lee Scamehorn | Ball, In the Days of Victorio: Recollections of a Warm Springs Apache, reviewed by Charles Kenner | Ogle, Federal Control of the Western Apaches, 1848–1886, reviewed by John Bret Harte | Anson, The Miami Indians, reviewed by Michael B. Husband | Ryus, The Old Santa Fe Trail, reviewed by Robert J. Rosenbaum | Paher, Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, reviewed by Russell R. Elliott | Bitton, ed., The Reminiscences and Civil War Letters of Levi Lamoni Wight: Life in a Mormon Splinter Colony on the Texas Frontier, reviewed by Donald M. Batty | Herner, The Arizona Rough Riders, reviewed by Clifford Westermeier | Dorset, The New Eldorado, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Shirley, Shotgun for Hire: The Story of “Deacon” Jim Miller, Killer of Pat Garrett, and Breihan, The Complete and Authentic Life of Jesse James, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Reeve and Cleveland, New Mexico: Land of Many Cultures, reviewed by S. F. Kropp | Coyner, ed. Weber, The Lost Trappers, reviewed by G. M. Tobin | Dillon, ed., A Cannoneer in Navajo Country: Journal of Private Josiah M. Rice, 1851, reviewed by Oakah L. Jones, Jr. | Koury, Diaries of the Little Big Horn, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Adams, White Churches of the Plains: Examples from Colorado, reviewed by Norman J. Bender | Wagoner, Arizona Territory, 1863–1912: A Political History, reviewed by Philip A. Kalisch | Scrivner, Mohave People, reviewed by Philip J. Avillo, Jr.

On the cover

(front) Sun River War Party, 1903; (back) Blackfoot War Chief, 1900, both by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1971

Vol. 21, No. 1
Montana Politics and the New Deal by Michael P. Malone
The Patience of Frank Kirkaldie by Dorothy M. Johnson
The Vanished Miwoks of California by Jack Burrows
CMR The Cowboy on Canvas by Lee Silliman
The Hard Winter of 1886–1887 by Barbara Fifer Rackley
Bucky O’Neill and the Rough Riders by Dale L. Walker
Winter Ice Harvest in the Bitterroot by Glenn Chaffin

Reviews

Aronson and Brockmann, The Galloping Swede, reviewed by Sam Gilluly | Gardiner, ed. Morgan, In Pursuit of the Golden Dream: Reminiscenses of San Francisco and the Northern and Southern Mines, 1849–1857, reviewed by Billie Barnes Jensen | Spence, Mining Engineers and the American West: The Lace-Boot Brigade, 1849–1933, reviewed by Lawrence R. Borne | Jones, Longhorns North of the Arkansas, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Paige, Songs of the Teton Sioux, reviewed by Robert Anderson | Reed, Olaf Wieghorst, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Dick, The Lure of the Land: A Social History of Public Lands from the Articles of Confederation to the New Deal, reviewed by David Emmons | Whitlock, Cowboy Life on the Llano Estacado, reviewed by Vernon Gladden Spence | Sandoz, Sandhill Sundays and Other Recollections, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Patterson, Ulph, and Goodwin, Nevada’s Northeast Frontier, reviewed by Robert W. Davenport | Westermeier, Colorado’s First Portrait: Scenes by Early Artists, reviewed by Maxine Benson | Kluger, The Clifton-Morenci Strike: Labor Difficulty in Arizona, reviewed by William H. Lyon | Lane, ed., Chasing Geronimo: The Journal of Leonard Wood, May–September 1886, reviewed by Henry Pickering Walker | Faulk, Arizona: A Short History, reviewed by Jay J. Wagoner | Sanford, Sioux Arrows and Bullets, reviewed by Kenneth Carley

On the cover

(front) When the Land Belonged to God, 1914, by Charles M. Russell; (back) illustrations by Jack Dykstra of Helena’s Montana Club buildings of 1893 and 1905 (designed by Cass Gilbert) and poster for the Montana Club’s Ninth Annual Smoker of January 1, 1906, by Fanny Cory Cooney

Autumn 1970

Vol. 20, No. 4
Metamorphosis & Revision Writing Montana’s Constitution
by Margery H. Brown
Montana Progressivism Sound and Fury and One Small Tax Reform
by Richard B. Roeder
Sowing and Reaping Montana Banking, 1910–1925
by Clarence W. Groth
Myself the Wanderer Canada’s Literate Artist, Paul Kane
by John W. Chalmers
Charley Bair King of Western Sheepmen
by Lee Rostad
Arthur E. McFatridge Hoosier Schoolmaster among the Sioux

Reviews

Haines, The Buffalo, reviewed by David Dary | Judd, The Bureau of American Ethnology, A Partial History, reviewed by Erwin N. Thompson | Vogel, American Indian Medicine, reviewed by Robert Anderson | Bearss and Gibson, Fort Smith: Little Gibraltar on the Arkansas, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Karnes, William Gilpin, Western Nationalist, reviewed by Dane A. Smith | Goodwin, The Social Organization of the Western Apache, reviewed by Florence Hawley Ellis | Rowley, M. L. Wilson and the Campaign for the Domestic Allotment, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Ege, Strike Them Hard! Incident on the Marias 23 Jan. 1870, reviewed by G. Thomas Edwards | Malone, C. Ben Ross and the New Deal in Idaho, reviewed by William S. Greever | Kelsey, Frontier Capitalist: The Life of John Evans, reviewed by John A. Brennan

On the cover

Indian Encampment on Lake Huron, n.d., by Paul Kane

Summer 1970

Vol. 20, No. 3
Will Comstock, Scout The Natty Bumppo of Kansas
by John S. Gray
Those Infernal Machines in Yellowstone Park by Richard A. Bartlett
The Missouri: Timeless Wilderness Karl Bodmer, Earliest Painter in Montana
by Mildred Goosman
The Prince and the Artist on the Upper Missouri
by John G. Lepley
Some Reflections on a Threatened Treasure
by Mark H. Brown
The Hanging of the Chiefs by Dorothy M. Johnson
Early Baseball in the West A Strike Did Not Always Mean Gold
by Duane A. Smith
The Benteen Base Ball Club: Sports Enthusiasts of the Seventh Cavalry
by Harry H. Anderson
Scobey’s Touring Pros: Wheat, Baseball & Illicit Booze
by Gary Lucht

Reviews

Brodhead, Persevering Populist: The Life of Frank Doster, reviewed by Eugene D. Decker | Overton, Texas Boys: Memoirs of Western Americana and Hendricks, The Bad Man of the West, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Brier, The Frightful Punishment, reviewed by Robert Allen Skotheim | Backus, Tomboy Bride, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Brennan, Silver and the First New Deal, reviewed by Everett L. Cooley | Hamilton, ed., Three American Frontiers: Writings of Thomas D. Clark, reviewed by Wilbur R. Jacobs | Yost, ed., Boss Cowman: The Recollections of Ed Lemmon, 1857–1946, reviewed by Robert Carriker

On the cover

(front) View of the Rocky Mountains (Tableau 44), 1833, by Karl Bodmer; (back) three photos taken on the Upper Missouri that can still be pinpointed in the sketches of Karl Bodmer

spring 1970

Vol. 20, No. 2
The Firewagon Road by Robert G. Athearn
The Yellowstone Expedition of 1873 by Alan Rolston
Ox’zem Box Elder and His Sacred Wheel Lance
by Peter J. Powell
Bird Rattle and the Medicine Prayer by Roland H. Willcomb
The Gilded Age and Montana’s DHS Ranch by D. MacMillan
Jack Langrishe’s Mining Town Theaters by Alice Cochran
The Wild, Wild West of Oscar Wilde by Elizabeth Shafer

Reviews

Greenway, ed., Folklore of the Great West, reviewed by Dayle H. Molen | Phippen, ed. The Life of a Cowboy Told through Drawings, Paintings, and Bronzes of George Phippen, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Mattes, The Great Platte River Road, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Brumfield, This Was Wheat Farming: A Pictorial History of the Farms and Farmers of the Northwest Who Grow the Nation’s Bread, reviewed by Robert G. Comegys | Black, Island in the Rockies: A History of Grand County, Colorado to 1930, reviewed by Charles Merrill Hough | Watkins, The Grand Colorado: The Story of a River and Its Canyons, reviewed by Marshall Sprague | Ferguson, Geology and Politics in Frontier Texas, 1845–1909, reviewed by Thomas G. Alexander | Ames, Pioneering the Union Pacific: A Reappraisal of the Builders of the Railroad, reviewed by Barry B. Combs | Florin, Historic Western Churches: A Photographic Pilgrimage to the Churches of Old, reviewed by Margaret D. Lester | Nammack, Fraud, Politics, and the Dispossession of the Indians: The Iroquois Land Frontier in the Colonial Period, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Hannon, ed., The Boston-Newton Company Venture: From Massachusetts to California in 1849, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Faulk, The Geronimo Campaign, reviewed by Karl E. Gilmont | Wood, Lines West: A Pictorial History of the Great Northern Railway, reviewed by Gordon Chappell | Kraus, High Road to Promontory, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Jennings, The Freight Rolled, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Larson, New Mexico’s Quest for Statehoos, 1846–1912, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Sterling, Trails and Trials of a Texas Ranger, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker

On the cover

(front) Trail of the Iron Horse, n.d.; (back) Cheyennes Watching Union Pacific Track Layers, n.d., both by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1970

Vol. 20, No. 1
Blackfeet of the Border One People Divided
by Paul F. Sharp
Indian Reform in a Decade of Prosperity by Margaret Garretson Szasz
The Craft of the Prospector by Otis E. Young, Jr.
Deadwood, South Dakota An Effort at Stability
by Harry H. Anderson
Montana Place Names by Roberta Carkeek Cheney
Gunfight at O. K. Corral The Wells Spicer Decision
by Gary L. Roberts
Mourning Ends in Spring by Bertha Maxham Richard

Reviews

Carter, ”Dear Old Kit,” The Historical Christopher Carson, with a New Edition of the Carson Memoirs, reviewed by Dale L. Morgan | Kenner, A History of New Mexican–Plains Indian Relations, reviewed by Oakah L. Jones, Jr. | Eide, American Odyssey: The Journey of Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Ernest S. Osgood | Cutright, Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists, reviewed by Ernest S. Osgood | Foley, The Divine Eccentric: Lola Montez and the Newspapers, reviewed by Billie Barnes Jensen | Waller, Last of the Great Western Train Robbers, reviewed by Larry Ball | Grover, Diamond Field Jack: A Study in Frontier Justice, reviewed by Barton C. Olsen

On the cover

(front) Cheyenne Winter, 1923; (back) Christmas card illustration, 1927, both by Bill Gollings

Autumn 1969

Vol. 19, No. 4
Thomas J. Walsh His “Genius for Controversy”
by J. Leonard Bates
Major Powell and Thomas Moran in Canyon Country by Thurman Wilkins
Revolution Agony South of the Border
by Haldeen Braddy
After Bull Run The Later Career of Gen. John Pope
by Richard N. Ellis
Tilting Skirts & Hurdy-Gurdies A Commentary on Gold Camp Women
by Warren J. Brier
Air Transportation and the American West by George H. Tweney
Solved The “Mystery” of Lt. Lovell Jerome
by Barry C. Johnson
The Montana Postal Mark by Harry L. Fine

Reviews

Rosa, The Gunfighter: Man or Myth? , reviewed by Karl E. Gilmont | Merriam, coll. and ed. Way Out West: Recollections and Tales, reviewed by Vedder M. Gilbert | Reinhardt and Leslie, Out West on the Overland Train: Across-the-Continent Excursion with Leslie’s Magazine in 1877 and the Overland Trip in 1967, reviewed by Gordon Chappell | Combs, Westward to Promontory, reviewed by Margaret D. Shepherd | Berlandier, ed. Ewers, The Indians of Texas in 1830, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Sonnichsen, Pass of the North: Four Centuries on the Rio Grande, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Pourade, The Call to California, reviewed by John Francis Bannon, S.J. | Pickett, Ed Howe: Country Town Philosopher, reviewed by Edgar Langsdorf | Ball, Ma’am Jones of the Pecos, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Momaday, The Way to Rainy Mountain, reviewed by John C. Ewers | Lake, ed., Under Cover for Wells Fargo: The Unvarnished Recollections of Fred Dodge, reviewed by Robert E. Levinson | Mockel, Montana: An Illustrated History, reviewed by Helen Gibb Whitney

On the cover

(front) The Fallen Monarch, n.d.; (back) big game illustrations of elk, deer, antelope, and moose, all by Olaf C. Seltzer

Summer 1969

Vol. 19, No. 3
William R. Logan and Glacier National Park by Curtis W. Buchholtz
President Arthur in Yellowstone National Park by Thomas C. Reeves
William Gilpin Advocate of Expansion
by J. Christopher Schnell
John Eastwood Unsung Genius of the Drawing Board
by Charles Allen Whitney
Frontier Inebriates with Epaulets by John R. Sibbald
The Broadwater Relic of Elegance
by Nedra Bayne
Tommy Haw Oriental Horatio Alger
by Frank W. Wiley

Reviews

Brown, Lady in Boomtown, and Parkhill, Donna Madixxa Goes West: The Biography of a Witch, reviewed by Maxine Benson | Chaffin, Alaska’s Southwest, Koniag to King Crab, reviewed by Ted. C. Hinckley | Storm, comp., A Catalogue of the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana, reviewed by Merrill Burlingame | Judd, Men Met along the Trail: Adventures in Archaeology, reviewed by Robert H. Lister | Silverberg, Ghost Towns of the American West, reviewed by Robert E. Levinson | Waldorf, ed. Bryant, A Kid on the Comstock, reviewed by Charles Coate | Terrell, The Six Turnings: Major Changes in the American West, 1806–1834, reviewed by Walter Rundell, Jr. | Howard, trans. and ed., The Warrior Who Killed Custer: The Personal Narrative of Chief Joseph White Bull, reviewed by Jack Burrows | Hutchinson, California, Two Centuries of Man, Land, and Growth in the Golden State, reviewed by Barbara Giffen

On the cover

(front) Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, 1893, by Thomas Moran; (back) Heaven’s Peak, Glacier Park (photo), n.d., by Ernst Peterson and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone (photo), n.d., by R. Larsson

Spring 1969

Vol. 19, No. 2
Log Drive to Boise, 1909
by Jan George Ransom as told to Jay Ellis Ransom
The Homesteaders Their Dreams Held No Shadows
by Marie Snedecor
The Steptoe Affair
by Helen Addison Howard
Lewis and Clark Portraits and Portraitists
by Paul R. Cutright
A Prairie Dog for Mr. Jefferson by Ernest D. Osgood
Wild Bill Hickok The Hays City Days
by William B. Secrest
The Owls of Newcastle by Elizabeth J. Thorpe
The Search of Lorenzo Oatman by Richard H. Dillon

Reviews

Coburn, Pioneer Cattlemen in Montana: The Story of the Circle C Ranch, reviewed by Robert H. Fletcher | Spring, Colorado Charley, Wild Bill’s Pard, reviewed by Duane Smith | Larson, ed., Bill Nye’s Western Humor, reviewed by Dale H. Molen | Murray, Military Posts in the Powder River Country of Wyoming, 1865–1894, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Josephy, The Indian Heritage of America, reviewed by Karl E. Gilmont | Merriam, Ethnomusicology of the Flathead Indians, reviewed by John C. Ewers | Meigs, ed., intro. Wyeth, Peter Hurd—The Lithographs, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Castel, General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Harrison, Hell Holes and Hangings, reviewed by George Thompson | Marriot and Rachlin, American Indian Mythology, reviewed by Robert Lister | Spring, intro., Tales of the 04 Ranch: Recollections of Harold L. Cook, 1887–1909, reviewed by Paul D. Riley | Todd, The Cornish Miner in America, reviewed by Duane Smith | Faulk, Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Wood, The Northern Pacific: A Pictorial History, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Rolle, The Immigrant Upraised: Italian Adventurers and Colonists in an Expanding America, reviewed by Wilbur S. Shepperson | Farb, Man’s Rise to Civilization as Shown by the Indians of North America from Primeval Times to the Coming of the Industrial State, reviewed by Robert H. Lister | Ripley, Green Timber: On the Flood Tide to Fortune in the Great Northwest, reviewed by Robert E. Fessenden

On the cover

(front) The Outpost, 1901; (back) The Ambush, n.d., and No Ketchum, n.d., all by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1969

Vol. 19, No. 1
Letters from the West, 1881–1885 A Young Telegrapher’s Impressions
edited by Charles T. Burke
Andy Adams Classic Novelist of the Western Cattle Drive
by Dayle H. Molen
Blizzards and Buffalo Hunt in the Bitter Winter of 1880
by William E. (Limestone) Wilson
Fort Dunvegan Fur Post and Mission on Canada’s Peace River
by J. W. Chalmers
Grant’s Peace Policy A Catholic Dissenter edited by Francis J. Weber
The West Crucible of the Negro
by Jean I. Castles

Reviews

McNelis, Copper King at War: The Biography of F. Augustus Heinze, reviewed by Thomas A. Clinch | Huntley, The Generous Years: Remembrances of a Frontier Boyhood, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Miller, Bill Tilghman, Marshal of the Last Frontier, reviewed by Nyle Miller | Gressley, ed., The American West: A Reorientation, reviewed by Lee Scamehorn | Frazier, ed., Colonel George Archibald McCall, New Mexico in 1850, reviewed by William H. Leckie | Ewers, Indian Life on the Upper Missouri, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Gressley, ed., Bostonians and Bullion: The Journal of Robert Livermore, 1892–1915, reviewed by William Greever | Mullins, ed., Maurice Garland Fulton’s History of the Lincoln County War, reviewed by Oakah L. Jones, Jr. | Jackson, The Enterprising Scot: Investors in The American West, reviewed by Russell R. Elliott | Russell, Custer’s Last Stand or, The Battle of the Little Big Horn, reviewed by Jack Burrows

On the cover

Hard Winter, 1932, by W. H. D. Koerner

Autumn 1968

Vol. 18, No. 4
Railroad to a Far-off Country The Utah and Northern
by Robert G. Athearn
The Affair at Carrizal Pershing’s Punitive Expedition
by Col. H. B. Wharfield, Ret.
Preacher’s Son on the Loose with Buffalo Bill by Charles Wayland Towne
The American Theatre Missoula, 1910, A Case History
by Vedder M. Gilbert
“My Heart Is Sick and Sad . . .” A Two-Part Feature on the Nez Perce Surender, 1877
Surrender and Banishment

by Rowena L. and Gordon D. Alcorn

Reviews

Dillon, Fool’s Gold: The Decline and Fall of Captain John Sutter of California, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Frost, The Court Martial of General George Armstrong Custer, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Faulk, Too Far North . . . Too Far South, reviewed by Ira G. Clark | Forbes, ed., Nevada Indians Speak | Fisher and Holmes, Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West , reviewed by Marshall Sprague | Lavender, The Rockies, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Dykstra, The Cattle Towns, reviewed by Clifford P. Westmeier | Newcomb, Navaho Neighbors, reviewed by Karl E. Gilmont | Gould, Wyoming: A Political History, reviewed by John D. W. Guice

On the cover

Cowboys Roping a Wolf, 1902; The Marauder, n.d., both by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1968

Vol. 18, No. 3
On Reading Lewis and Clark A Bibliographical Essay
by Donald Jackson
The Return Journey in 1806 William Clark on the Yellowstone
by Ernest S. Osgood
Meriwether Lewis on the Marias by Paul R. Cutright
Carrie and the Grand Tetons Fanciful Memories of a Little Girl
by Frances Judge
Stephen Long and the Great American Desert by Richard H. Dillon
Club Foot George and Virginia City’s Boot Hill by Dick Pace

Reviews

Lingenfelter, and Dwyer, eds., Songs of the American West, reviewed by Therese S. Westermeier | Schindler, Orin Porter Rockwell, Man of God, Son of Thunder, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Hine, Bartlett’s West, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Merriam, ed., Montana Adventure: The Recollections of Frank B. Linderman, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | Bjorklund, Faces of the West, and Beeler, Cowboys and Indians, Characters in Oil and Bronze reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Pourade, The Rising Tide, Vol. 6 of The History of San Diego, reviewed by David J. Weber | Hyde, ed., Life of George Bent Written from His Letters, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Myers, Print in a Wild Land, reviewed by David Fridtjof Halaas | An Informative Dialogue-by-Letter about Kit Carson’s Early, Uncertain Chronology, letters by Dale L. Morgan and Harvey L. Carter

On the cover

(front) Portraits of Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Thomas Jefferson, n.d., by Charles Willson Peale; (back) Into the Unknown, n.d., and Pompey’s Pillar, n.d., both by J. K. Ralston

Spring 1968

Vol. 18, No. 2
The Galpin Journal Dramatic Record of an Odyssey of Peace
by Rev. Louis Pfaller, O.S.B.
James M. Ashley Spoilsman in Montana
by Clark C Spence
William E. (Limestone) Wilson Hoboing in the West in the 1880s
prologue and epilogue by Geoge D. Mueller
Kit Carson and the Navajo Expedition by Richard C. Hopkins
The Last of the Homesteaders by John Talbot Graham

Reviews

Smith, Rocky Mountain Mining Camps, The Urban Frontier, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind, reviewed by Robert Allen Skotheim | Marvin Lewis, comp. and ed., The Mining Frontier: Contemporary Accounts from the American West in the Nineteenth Century, reviewed by William S. Greever | Dallas, No More than Five in a Bed, Colorado Hotels in the Old Days, reviewed by Joseph W. Snell | Chalmers, Schools of the Foothills Province: The Story of Public Education in Alberta, reviewed by L. G. Thomas | Hammond, ed., Digging for Gold—Without a Shovel: The Letters of Daniel Wadsworth Coit from Mexico City to San Francisco, 1848–51, reviewed by Rodman W. Paul | McKennon, Iron Men: A Saga of the Deputy Marshals Who Rode the Indian Territory, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Hammond and Morgan, preps., Captain Charles M. Weber: Pioneer of the San Joaquin and Founder of Stockton, California, with a Description of of His Papers, Maps, Books, Pictures, and Memorabilia in the Bancroft Library, reviewed by W. N. Davis, Jr. | Reid, foreword, The Narrow Gauge Locomotives: The Baldwin Catalog of 1877, reviewed by Gordon Chapell | Thrapp, The Conquest of Apacheria, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Gates, ed., Five Fur Traders of the Northwest: Being the Narrative of Peter Pond and the Diaries of John MacDonnell, Archibald N. McLeod, Hugh Faries, and Thomas Connor, reviewed by Jack D. Filipiak | Hendrickson, Joe Land of Oregon: Machine Politics and the Sectional Crisis, 1849–61, reviewed by Kenneth Wiggins Porter | Lee, From West to East: Studies in the Literature of the American West, reviewed by John R. Milton | Morgan and Harris, eds., The Rocky Mountain Journals of William Marshall Anderson: The West in 1834, reviewed by Harvey L. Carter | Roehm, The Letters of George Catlin and His Family: A Chronicle of the American West, reviewed by Walter Rundell, Jr. | Leckie, The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Russell, Firearms, Traps, and Tools of the Mountain Men, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Cross, March of the Regiment of Mountain Riflemen to Oregon in 1849, reviewed by Duane J. Reed | Utely, Frontiersmen in Blue: The United States Army and the Indian, 1848–65, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn

On the cover

(front) Indian Territory, 1923, by W. H. D. Koerner; (back) Ah Wah Cous, n.d., by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1968

Vol. 18, No. 1
Radical Rule in Montana by Charles Vindex
John Pershing at Fort Assiniboine by Donald Smythe, S.J.
The Hazen Inspections of 1866 by Robert A. Murray
Cyrus E. Dallin: Sculptor of Indians by John C. Ewers
Helena’s Fabulous Business Blocks by Willard B. Robinson
Lord Selkirk’s Red River Colony by George E. Carter
Last Journey of John Stands in Timber by Fr. Peter J. Powell

Reviews

Drury, William Anderson Scott: “No Ordinary Man” , reviewed by Benjamin F. Gilbert | Smith, William Sanders Oury: History-Maker of the Southwest, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin | Meline, Two Thousand Miles on Horseback, Santa Fe and Back: A Summer Tour through Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, and New Mexico in the Year 1866, reviewed by Maxine Benson | Oliva, Soldiers on the Santa Fe Trail, reviewed by Ernest Wallace | Moody, Stagecoach West, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Nadeau, Fort Laramie and the Sioux Indians, reviewed by Gordon Chappell | Reusswig, A Picture Report of the Custer Fight, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | McDonald, ed., Exploring the Northwest Territories, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Young, How They Dug Gold, reviewed by Duane Smith | Amaral, Will James, The Gilt Edged Cowboy, reviewed by James Taylor Forrest | McDermott, ed., The Frontier Re-Examined, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Stands in Timber and Liberty, Cheyenne Memories, reviewed by David M. Emmons | Morgan, Ones Man’s Gold Rush: A Klondike Album, reviewed by Billie Barnes Jensen | Donnelly, trans. and intro., Wilderness Kingdom: Indian Life in the Rocky Mountains, 1840–47. The Journals and Paintings of Nicholas Point, S.J., reviewed by Wilfred P. Schoenberg, S.J.

On the cover

(front) Free Trapper, 1917, by Charles M. Russell; (back) The Sentinel, n.d., by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1967

Vol. 17, No. 4
Jerry Potts Plainsman
by Hugh A. Dempsey
Willis Van Devanter and the Johnson County War by Lewis L. Gould
Footlights and Fire Engines Bozeman’s City Hall—Opera House
by John N. and Bernice W. DeHaas
Fort Logan and the Urban Frontier
by Thomas E. Twichel, edited by Thomas A. Clinch
Confederate Backwash in Montana Territory
by Stanley R. Davison and Dale Tash
Jesse James Outlaw with a Halo
by Albert Hilliard Hughes

Reviews

Garcia, Tough Trip through Paradise, 1878–79, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | Farquhar, ed., Up and Down California in 1860–1864: The Journal of William H. Brewer, Professor of Agriculture in the Sheffield Scientific School from 1864 to 1903, reviewed by Benjamin F. Gilbert | Clark, ed., Gold Rush Diary: Being the Journal of Elisha Douglass Perkins on the Overland Trail in the Spring and Summer of 1849, reviewed by Paul D. Riley | Boyer, Suppressed Murder of Wyatt Earp, and Hayes, Boots and Bullets: The Life and Times of John W. Wentworth, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Hawgood, America’s Western Frontiers, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Nabokov, Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | Cookridge, The Baron of Arizona, reviewed by Donald M. Powell | Wood, Across the Olympic Mountains: The Press Expedition, 1889–90, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Sherwood, ed., Alaska and Its History, reviewed by Billie Barnes Jensen | Elliott, Nevada’s 20th Century Mining Boom, reviewed by Duane A. Smith

On the cover

(front) The Queen’s War Hounds, 1914, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Brass headlamp of a 1909 Model T Ford Touring car and description of the Ed Towe Antique Ford Collection, photo by Marv Kalland and Garry Wunderwalk

Summer 1967

Vol. 17, No. 3
Jeannette Rankin Lady from Montana
by John C. Board
Neurosurgery on the Frontier by John R. Green
The Roads of Yellowstone 1870–1915
by Bob R. O’Brien
W. R. Leigh The Man and His Studio
by Dean Krakel
D. J. “Kid” O’Malley Cowboy Poet
by John I. White
Montana Memoirs of an Uncommon Man by George M. Smith

Reviews

Sprague, A Gallery of Dudes, reviewed by Robert W. Richmond | Brown, The Flight of the Nez Perce, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Sandoz, The Battle of the Little Big Horn, reviewed by Robert Palmer | Van Orman, A Room for the Nights: Hotels of the Old West, reviewed by Marshall Sprague | Loomis and Nasatir, Pedro Vial and the Roads to Santa Fe, reviewed by Major Oakah L. Jones, Jr. | Bell, New Tracks in North America: A Journal of Travel and Adventure whilst Engaged in the Survey for a Southern Pacific Railroad to the Pacific Ocean in 1867–68, reviewed by Robert W. Richmond | Clarke, ed., The Original Journals of Henry Smith Turner with Stephen Watts Kearney to New Mexico and California, 1846–47, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Paine, Texas Ben Thompson, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Goodman, A Western Panorama 1849–75, The Travels, Writings, and Influence of J. Ross Browne, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Walker, The Wagonmasters: High Plains Freighting from the Earliest Days of the Santa Fe Trail to 1880, reviewed by Joseph W. Snell | Bankson and Harrison, Beneath These Mountains, reviewed by Duane A. Smith

On the cover

(front) The Leader’s Downfall, 1946, by William R. Leigh; (back) Lewis and Clark at the Beaver’s Head museum exhibit diorama, 1952, and Big Medicine, Sacred White Buffalo, born 1933 on the Moiese Bison Range, died 1959, taxidermy by sculptor Robert Scriver

Spring 1967

Vol. 17, No. 2
George Crook The Gray Fox
by Henry P. Walker
Confederate Myth in Montana by James L. Thane Jr.
The Great-Hearted Huttons of the Coeur d’Alenes by Grace Roffey Pratt
Financial Frustrations in Helena, M.T. by Carl J. White
Meriwether Lewis and Manuel Liz and the Santa Fe Trade by Richard H. Dillon
Custer Rides Again by Dorothy M. Johnson

Reviews

Smith, The War on Powder River, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Drury, ed., First White Women over the Rockies: Diaries, Letter, and Biographical Sketches of the Six Women of the Oregon Mission Who Made the Overland Journey in 1836 and 1838, reviewed by David M. Emmons | Womser, The Yellowlegs: The Story of the United States Cavalry, reviewed by Mark H. Brown | White, Ho! For the Goldfields, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Bates, ed., Tom Walsh in Dakota Territory, reviewed by Craig A. Gannon | McCracken, The Frederic Remington Book: A Pictorial History of the West, reviewed by Dean Krakel | Beebe and Clegg, The Trains We Road, reviewed by Lee Scamehorn | Towle, Vigilante Woman, reviewed by Dabney Otis Collins | Allen, The Company Town in the American West, reviewed by Lee Scamehorn | Place, American Cattle Trails East and West, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Miller, Hole-in-the-Rock: An Epic in the Colonization of the Great American West, reviewed by Richard D. Poll | Rogers, Ancient Hunters of the Far West, reviewed by Robert H. Lister | Wood, Stephen Harriman Long, 1784–1864: Army Engineer, Explorer, Inventor, reviewed by Maxine Benson | Renner, Charles M. Russell: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture in the Amon G. Carter Collection, reviewed by James Taylor Forrest | Clark, Indian Legends from the Northern Rockies, reviewed by Ken Periman | Cushman, The Great Northern Trail, reviewed by K. Ross Toole

On the cover

(front) The Bell Mare, 1910, by Charles M. Russell; (back) photo of the Charles M. Russell Galleries and Buffalo Jump, museum exhibit diorama, 1952. by Gardell Dano Christensen with background painting by Les Peters

Winter 1967

Vol. 17, No. 1
A Cattleman Views Indian Policy, 1875 edited by Gene M. Gressley
Young Joe Dixon in the Flathead Country edited by Jules A. Karlin
The Goose That Sang Memoirs of Violinist Fred Kuphal by Elizabeth Gunn with Elizabeth Greenfield
International Storm over the San Juans by Tom H. Inkster
The Short, Incredible Life of Jedediah Strong Smith by Peter J. Burns
Lone Death of Long George Francis by Elizabeth Cheney

Reviews

Lamar, The Far Southwest, 1846–1912: A Territorial History, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Brown, An Empire of Silver: A History of the San Juan silver Rush, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Bode, A Portrait of Pancho: The Life of a Great Texan, J. Frank Dobie, reviewed by Joe B. Frantz | Robinson, History of North Dakota, reviewed by T. A. Larson | Jackson, ed., The Journals of Zebulon Montgomery Pike: With Letters and Related Documents, reviewed by Major Oakah L. Jones, Jr. | Gressley, Bankers and Cattlemen, reviewed by John A. Brennan | Terrell and Walton, Faint the Trumpet Sounds, reviewed by Robert Palmer | Jackson, Custer’s Gold: The United States Cavalry Expedition of 1874, reviewed by Everett W. Sterling | Ubbelohde, A Colorado History, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Camp, ed., George Yount and His Chronicles of the West, reviewed by Harvey L. Carter | Burns, The Jesuits and the Indian Wars of the Northwest, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Mayhall, Indian Wars of Texas, reviewed by Ernest Wallace | Dillon, J. Ross Browne: Confidential Agent in Old California, reviewed by Theodore Grivas | Taylor, Cripple Creek, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Billington, America’s Frontier Heritage, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel

On the cover

(front) The Wolfer’s Camp, 1906, by Charles M. Russell; (back) photos of the Veterans and Pioneers Memorial Building, which houses the Montana Historical Society, and the Montana State Capitol

Autumn 1966

Vol. 16, No. 4
The Virginian by John I. White
Rev. Samuel Parker and the Southern Nez Perce Trail by Ernst Peterson and H. E. Andersen
Chief Plenty Coups His Final Dignity
by Frederick C. Krieg
Dan Muller Part-Piegan Montana Artist
by Vivian A. Paladin
The Northern Overland Pony Express by John S. Gray
Yuwipi, Ancient Rite of the Sioux by Robert H. Ruby

Reviews

Older and Older, George Hearst: California Pioneer, reviewed by Benjamin F. Gilbert | Jones, Pueblo Warriors and Spanish Conquest, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Wiley, Montana and the Sky: The Beginnings of Aviation in the Land of the Shining Mountains, reviewed by Lee Scamehorn | Johnson, The Long, Long Trail, reviewed by Therese S. Westermeier | Goetzmann, Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Gluck, Minnesota and the Manifest Destiny of the Canadian Northwest, reviewed by Lucile M. Kane | Hagan, Indian Police and Judges, reviewed by Mark H. Brown | Hollon, The Great American Desert—Then and Now, reviewed by Nyle Miller | Vaughn, Indian Fights: New Facts on Seven Encounters, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Quebbeman, Medicine in Territorial Arizona, reviewed by Max R. Greenlee, Jr. | Wilson, William Wolfskill, 1798–1866: Frontier Trapper to California Ranchero, reviewed by W. N. Davis, Jr. | Turner, Mississippi West, reviewed by T. A. Larson

On the cover

(front) Jerk-Line, 1912, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Night Riders, n.d., and Mustang Runners, n.d., both by Dan Muller

Summer 1966

Vol. 16, No. 3
The Lewis and Clark Expedition Our National Epic, an Essay
by Helen B. West
On the Trail with Thos. Hart Benton by Merrill J. Mattes
The Sully Expedition of 1864 by John Barness and William Dickinson
Yellowstone Tourists and the Nez Perce by Mark H. Brown
Early Libby and Troy by Olga W. Johnson
Down the Trail with as Range Rider by F. H. (Neckyoke Jones) Sinclair
Hudson River Painters in the West by Mary Sayre Haverstock

Reviews

Coues, ed., New Light on the Early History of the Greater North-West: The Journals of Alexander Henry and David Thompson, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Frink, with Barthelmess, Photographer on an Army Mule, reviewed by Harry H. Anderson | Pomeroy, The Pacific Slope: A History of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada, reviewed by Ted Hinckley | Smith, Men against the Mountains: Jedediah Smith and the Great Southwest Expedition of 1826–1829, reviewed by Harvey L. Carter | Ruby and Brown, Half-Sun on the Columbia, A Biography of Chief Moses, reviewed by Clifford M. Drury | Settle and Settle, War Drums and Wagon Wheels: the Story of Russell, Majors, and Waddell, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Fahey, Inland Empire: D. B. Corbin and Spokane, reviewed by Robert A. Henderson | Dillon, The Legend of Grizzly Adams: Californians Greatest Mountain Man, reviewed by Robert A. Griffen | Hart, Old Forts of the Far West, reviewed by Ernest Wallace | Parkhill, The Blazed Trail of Antoine Leroux, reviewed by Ray H. Mattison | Weisenburger, Idol of the West: The Fabulous Career of Rollin Mallory Daggett, reviewed by James W. Hulse | Parsons, West on the 49th Parallel, Red River to the Rockies, 1872–1876, reviewed by Thomas A. Clinch | Overton, Burlington Butte: A History of the Burlington Lines, reviewed by William S. Greever | Underhill, Red Man’s Religion: Beliefs and Practices of the Indians North of Mexico, reviewed by Theodore Stern

On the cover

(front) Lewis and Clark Reach Shoshone Camp Led by Sacajawea, 1918, by Charles M. Russell; (back) photographs related to the Merrill J. Mattes article “On the Trail with Thos. Hart Benton,” in this issue

Spring 1966

Vol. 16, No. 2
Special Custer Edition
The Little Big Horn 90 Years Later
by Edgar I. Stewart
Crook and Crazy Horse by Cornelius C. Smith, Jr.
Legend Was a Man Named Keogh by Robert J. Ege
Custer’s Scouts by Dale T. Schoenberger
Fred Munn Memoirs of a Cavalry Veteran
as told to Robert A. Griffen
The Reno-Benteen Defense Perimeter by William G. Rector

Reviews

Johnson, Some Went West, reviewed by Therese S Westermeier | Nichols, General Henry Atkinson: A Western Military Career, reviewed by Ray H. Mattison | Marion, ed. Powell, Notes of Travel through the Territory of Arizona, reviewed by Bert M. Fireman | Gard, Rawhide Texas, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Coues, ed., The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike to the Headwaters of the Mississippi River, through Louisiana Territory, and in New Spain, during the Years 1805–6–7, reviewed by Oakah L. Jones, Jr. | Woodson, Pioneering Tales of Montana, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Jackson, ed., Twenty Years on the Pacific Slope: Letters of Henry Eno from California and Nevada, 1848–1871, reviewed by Benjamin F. Gilbert | Jackson, Wagon Roads West: A Study of Federal Road Surveys and Construction in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1846–1869, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Larson, History of Wyoming, reviewed by Lewis L. Gould | Fielder, Wild Bill and Deadwood, reviewed by Everett W. Sterling | Saum, The Fur Trader and the Indian, reviewed by William E. Unrau

On the cover

(front) Custer’s Last Stand, 1962, by Charles McBarron; (back) Call of the Bugle, 1965, by J. K. Ralston

Winter 1966

Vol. 16, No. 1
Plains Indian Reactions to Lewis and Clark by John C. Ewers
The Italian Moves Westward by Andrew F. Rolle
Ghost Dance Last Hope of Western Tribes
by Frank D. McCann, Jr.
Isaiah Dorman Negro Casualty with Reno
by Robert J. Ege
Harvey Dunn Searching Artist of the West
by Edgar M. Howell
Illustrated Study of Western Saddles by Fred Fellows

Reviews

McCallum and McCallum, The Wire that Fenced the West, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Olson, Red Cloud and the Sioux Problem, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Scamehorn, The Buckeye Rovers in the Gold Rush: An Edition of Two Diaries, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Karolevitz, Newspapering in the Old West: A Pictorial History of Journalism and Printing on the Frontier, reviewed by Robert R. Rhode | Josephy, The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest, reviewed by Robert R. Kirsch | Forbes, Warriors of the Colorado: The Yumas of the Quechan Nation and Their Neighbors, reviewed by William Hanchett | Shirley, Henry Starr: Last of the Real Badmen, and Baker, The Wild Bunch at Robber’s Roost, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Templeton, The Lame Captain: The Life and Adventures of Pegleg Smith, reviewed by Benjamin F. Gilbert | Klose, A Concise Study Guide to the American Frontier, reviewed by Wilbur R. Jacobs | Cook, Folsom, and Peterson, ed. Haines, The Valley of the Upper Yellowstone, reviewed by H. Duane Hampton

On the cover

(front) Nature’s Soldiers, 1903, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Something for Supper, n.d., and Buffalo Bones Are Plowed Under, n.d., by Harvey Dunn

Autumn 1965

Vol. 15, No. 4
Coxey’s Army in Montana by Thomas A. Clinch
Mondak Town on the Line
by Alice M. Sweetman
California’s First Newspaper by Melcena Burns Denny
Thomas Moran Painter of Grandeur
by Weldon F. Heald
Aged Nez Perce Recalls the 1877 Tragedy by Rowena L. and Gordon Alcorn

Reviews

Dillon, Meriwether Lewis, reviewed by Everett W. Sterling | Dwyer, Lingenfelter, and Cohen, eds., Songs of the Gold Rush, reviewed by Ben Gray Lumpkin | Andrist, The Long Death: The Last Days of the Plains Indian, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Friedheim, The Seattle General Strike, reviewed by David A. Shannon | Emmett, Fort Union and the Winning of the Southwest, reviewed by Rita Adams | Trenholm and Carley, The Shoshones: Sentinels of the Rockies, reviewed by Lola M. Homsher | Lokke, Klondike Saga: The Chronicle of a Minnesota Gold Mining Company, and Sherwood, Exploration of Alaska, 1865–1900, reviewed by Billie B. Jensen | Gibson, The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis

On the cover

(front) No Chance to Arbitrate or When Horses Talk War There’s Small Chance for Peace, 1915, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Pioneer Mother, 1932, by W. H. D. Koerner

Summer 1965

Vol. 15, No. 3
The Dempsey-Gibbons Fight by Tony Dalich
Dr. Lamme’s Gallant Sidewheeler “Yellowstone” by Charles W. Bryan, Jr.
Robare Elusive Outpost in Blackfeet Country
by Helen B. West
Clash of Ambition Tappan-Chivington Feud
by James C. Enoch
Western Tourism of Samuel Mallory edited by Agnes Wright Spring

Reviews

Morgan and Scobie, intro. and annotations, Three Years in California: William Perkins’ Journal of Life at Sonora, 1849–1852, reviewed by W. N. Davis, Jr. | Drago, Great American Cattle Trails; Kennon, as told to Adams, From the Pecos to the Powder; Moore, Log of a Twentieth Century Cowboy; and Crawford, The Bronc Rider, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Hart, Old Forts of the Southwest, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Wright, The Civil War in the Southwest, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Moore and Moore, Ballads and Folk Songs of the Southwest: More than 600 Titles, Melodies, and Texts Collected in Oklahoma, reviewed by Ben Gray Lumpkin | Davis, A History of Opera in the American West, reviewed by Billie B. Jensen | Hafen, ed., The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West: Biographical Sketches of the Participants by Scholars of the Subject, reviewed by Andrew Rolle | Morris and Reynolds, Historical Atlas of Oklahoma, reviewed by Albert W. Smith | Smith, ed. and intro., Robert Brewster Stanton: Down the Colorado, reviewed by C. Gregory Crampton | Lowe, intro. Russell, Five Years a Dragoon (’49 to ’54) and Other Adventures of the Great Plains, reviewed by Henry Pickery Walker | Crampton, Standing Up Country: The Canyon Lands of Utah and Arizona, reviewed by Dwight L. Smith | Small, ed., The Best of True West, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Irving, ed. Todd, Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains, reviewed by David H. Stratton

On the cover

(front) In the Enemy’s Country, 1921, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Indians hunters observing dead buffalo, n.d., by Ace Powell

Spring 1965

Vol. 15, No. 2
Theodore R. Davis Special Artist in the Indian Wars
by Edgar M. Howell
Samuel Mallory Hat King in the West
by Agnes Wright Spring
March of the Montana Battalion by Joseph P. Peters
Montana Miracle It Saved the Buffalo
by John Kidder
E. W. (Bill) Gollings Unsung Sagebrush Artist
by R. H. (Bob) Scherger

Reviews

Bartholomew, Wyatt Earp, The Untold Story and Wyatt Earp, The Man and the Myth, reviewed by Joseph W. Snell | Hassrick, The Sioux: Life and Customs of a Warrior Society, reviewed by James C. Olson | Sunder, The Fur Trade on the Upper Missouri, reviewed by Ray H. Mattison | Jackman and Long, The Oregon Desert, reviewed by W. Eugene Hollon | Hutchens, One Man’s Montana: An Informal Portrait of a State, reviewed by Douglas Gold | McNitt, ed., Navaho Expedition: Journal of a Military Reconnaissance from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to the Navaho Country Made in 1849 by Lieutenant James H. Simpson, reviewed by Donald C. Cutter | Hoebel and Petersen, A Cheyenne Sketchbook by Cohoe, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Harrison, Empire and the Berthoud Pass, reviewed by Marshall Sprague | Reeve, New Mexico: A Short Illustrated History, reviewed by Charles Bayard | Howard, Northwest Trail Blazers, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Gerson, Kit Carson: Folk Hero and Man, reviewed by Samuel P. Arnold | Andrews, Shady Ladies of the West, reviewed by Joseph W. Snell | Adams, Burs Under the Saddle: A Second Look at Books and Histories of the West, reviewed by John Porter Bloom | Watson, Silver Theatre: Amusements of the Mining Frontier in Early Nevada, 1850–1864, reviewed by Billie B. Jensen

On the cover

(front) Trail’s End, 1926, by Charles M. Russell; (back) New Horizons, 1932, by W. H. D. Koerner

Winter 1965

Vol. 15, No. 1
The Winter Ride of Portugee Phillips by Edward M. Sterling
My Trip to Montana Territory, 1879 edited by Kenneth V. Lottich
The Protestant Minister Faces Frontier Montana by Myron J. Fogde
The Nester by William E. Kilgour
W. H. D. Koerner Portrayer of Pioneers
by Michael S. Kennedy

Reviews

Osgood, ed., The Field Notes of Captain William Clark, 1803–1805, reviewed by A. P. Nasatir | Kennedy, ed., Cowboys and Cattlemen, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Blackorby, Prairie Rebel: The Public Life of William Lemke, reviewed by James H. Shideler | Sandoz, The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire, reviewed by John E. Sunder | Frost, The Custer Album: A Pictorial Biography of General George Armstrong Custer , reviewed by Robert Palmer | Hudson, Andy Adams: His Life and Writings, reviewed by Lewis Atherton | Bailey, The Long Walk: A History of the Navajo Wars 1846–68, reviewed by Frank D. Reeve | Bogue, From Prairie to Corn Belt: Farming on the Illinois and Iowa Prairies in the Nineteenth Century, reviewed by Gilbert C. Fite | Annin, They Gazed on the Beartooths, reviewed by Mary K. Dempsey

On the cover

(front) The Buffalo Hunt, 1898, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Going for Reinforcements, n.d., by Charles Schreyvogel

Autumn 1964

Vol. 14, No. 4
Final Centennial Celebration Edition
Powder River Indian Expedition of 1865 by H. D. Hampton
I Will Play with the Soldiers by Margot Liberty
Don Hollowbreast Fighting Cheyenne Editor
by Maurice Frink
Proper Bostonian Purposeful Pioneer
edited by Vivian A. Paladin
Her Britannic Majesty and Montana’s Sapphires by W. Turrentine Jackson

Reviews

Gibson, The Kickapoos: Lords of the Middle Border, reviewed by Donald J. Berthrong | Winther, The Transportation Frontier: Trans-Mississippi West, 1865–1890, reviewed by Howard F. Bennett | Hughes, Rebellious Ranger: Rip Ford and the Old Southwest, reviewed by C. L. Sonnichsen | Sprague, The Great Gates, reviewed by Richard H. Dillon | King, War Eagle: A Life of General Eugene A Carr, reviewed by Robert W. Richmond | Morgan, ed., The West of William H. Ashley: The International Struggle for the Fur Trade of the Missouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the Columbia . . . , reviewed by Bob Athearn | Tilley, ed., Federals on the Frontier: The Diary of Benjamin F. McIntyre, 1862–1864, reviewed by Dudley T. Cornish | Greeley, ed. Duncan, An Overland Journey from New York to San Francisco in the Summer of 1859, reviewed by Edwin Emery | Riegel and Athearn, America Moves West, reviewed by Thomas A. Clinch

On the cover

(front) A Desperate Stand, 1898, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Fort Owen on the Nez Perce Trail, n.d., by Irvin (Shorty) Shope

Summer 1964

Vol. 14, No. 3
Centennial Mining Edition
The Golden West by Duane A. Smith
Montana Gold by the Editors
Sutter's Golden Empire by Caroline Higley
Garnet Last Booming Gold Camp
by Dan Cushman
Montana Copper by the Editors
Granite’s Glittering Glory by Rev. A. C. McMillan

Reviews

Pearce, The Matador Land and Cattle Company, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Florin, Ghost Town Trails, reviewed by Duane Smith | Moody, The Old Trails West, reviewed by Marshall Sprague | Morgan, Burlington West! The Evolution of Power on the Burlington, reviewed by Jackson Thode | Langsdorf and Richmond, Kansas in Newspapers, reviewed by William E. Unrau | LeMassena, Colorado’s Mountain Railways, vol. 1, reviewed by Jackson Thode | Jackson, Treasure Hill: Portrait of a Silver Mining Camp, reviewed by W. N. Davis, Jr. | Schlebecker, Cattle Raising on the Plains: 1900–1961, reviewed by Allan G. Bogue | Frazer, ed., Mansfield on the Condition of the Western Forts, 1853–54, reviewed by John Porter Bloom | McReynolds, Missouri: A History of the Crossroads State, reviewed by James L. Bugg, Jr. | Rosa, They Called Him Wild Bill: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok, reviewed by Robert W. Richmond | Chittenden; Bartlett, ed., The Yellowstone National Park, reviewed by Harold Duane Hampton | Lavender, Westward Vision: The Story of the Oregon Trail, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | Dick, ed., Tales of the Frontier: From Lewis and Clark to the Last Roundup, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum | Downey, Indian Wars of the U.S. Army, 1776–1865, reviewed by Don Russell | Brown, The Galvanized Yankees, reviewed by Ray H. Mattison

Reviews of Montana Centennial Publications

Kennedy, Montana: The Big Sky Country | Willard, Adventure Trails in Montana | Wright, Montana: Territory of Treasures | Schroeder, Historic Helena

On the cover

(front) Discovery of Gold at Last Chance Gulch, 1925, by Charles M. Russell; (back) The Mountain Man, n.d., by Gerard Curtis Delano

Spring 1964

Vol. 14, No. 2
Centennial Edition, The Indian and the West
He Knew the Red Man Edward S. Curtis, Photographer
by Ralph W. Andrews
Prehistoric Man in the Yellowstone Valley by Stuart W. Conner
Little Dog, Once-Fierce Piegan Warrior by Charles D. Greenfield
What Made Johnnie Bruguier Run? by John S. Gray
The Nez Perce at Cow Island by Oscar O. Mueller
Sitting Bull’s White Squaw by David Humphreys Miller
White Bear’s Renunciation by Roberta Carkeek Cheney
Portal to the Past The Blackfeet
by Jessie Lincoln Mitchell
An Artist Looks at the American Indian by Joe Beeler
The Indian Reservation System by Everett W. Sterling

Reviews

Gold, A Schoolmaster with the Blackfeet Indians, reviewed by Helen Gibb Whitney | Myrick, Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California, reviewed by Russell R. Elliott | Straight, A Very Small Remnant, reviewed by Robert L. Perkin | Linderman, ed. Merriam, Recollections of Charley Russell, reviewed by J. Frank Dobie | Miller and Snell, Why the West Was Wild, reviewed by Forbes Parkhill | MacDonald, After Barbed Wire, reviewed by Vivian A. Paladin | Fritz, The Movement for Indian Assimilation, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | Burroughs, Where the Old West Stayed Young, reviewed by Carl Ubbelohde | Socolofsky, Arthur Capper: Publisher, Politician, and Philanthropist, reviewed by John R. Morris | Lucia, Tough Men, Tough Country, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Monaghan, ed., The Book of the American West, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Wolle, Montana Pay Dirt: A Guide to the Mining Camps of the Treasure State, reviewed by Nell Murbarger | Oglesby, Manuel Lisa and the Opening of the Missouri River Trade, reviewed by Harold H. Dunham | Utley, The Last Days of the Sioux Nation, reviewed by Harry H. Anderson | Beal, I Will Fight No More Forever: Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War, reviewed by Carling Malouf | Brooks, John Doyle Lee: Zealot Pioneer Builder, Scapegoat, reviewed by Leonard Arrington | Leckie, The Military Conquest of the Southern Plains, reviewed by William E. Unrau

On the cover

(front) The Buffalo Hunt, 1911, by Charles M. Russell; (back) untitled, cow ponies hitched at the town saloon, n.d., by Oscar Berninghaus

Winter 1964

Vol. 14, No. 1
A Centennial Celebration Edition
Christmas in Montana by Stanley R. Davison
A. Phimister Proctor Master Sculptor of Horses
by Vivian A. Paladin
Quest for Health, Not Wealth, 1871 by Marian M. DcDonough
The Cowboy Artist Seen in Childhood Memory by Elizabeth Greefield
Stampede Rangeland Terror
by Floyd Hardin
Lewis & Clark Trail America’s Historic Avenue
by Harld G. (Hal) Stearns

Reviews

Stuart; intro. Dentzel, Diary and Sketchbook of a Journey, reviewed by Michael S. Kennedy | Yarber, Land of the Yankee Fork, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Hakola, Frontier Omnibus, reviewed by LeRoy R. Hafen | Ormes, Railroads and the Rockies: A Record of Lines In and Near Colorado, reviewed by Carl W. Ubbelohde | Ruth, Great Day in the West: Forts, Posts, and Rendezvous beyond the Mississippi, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Stewart, The California Trail: An Epic with Many Heroes, reviewed by Andrew R. Rolle | Davis, The American Cow Pony: The Background, Training, Equipment, and Use of the Western Horse, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Richardson, The Frontier of Northwest Texas, 1846–76: Advance and Defense by the Pioneer Settlers of the Cross Timbers and Prairies, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Parkhill, Mister Barney Ford, reviewed by John R. Snyder

On the cover

(front) Christmas Meat, 1915, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Christmas card, “Best wishes for your Christmas,” 1914, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1963

Vol. 13, No. 4
Honyockers of Harlem by Mabel Lux
Narcissa Whitman by Erwin N. Thompson
Plenty Coups Crow Chief
by Norman B. Wiltsey
Mystery Man of the Johnson Co. War by Helena Huntington Smith
E. S. Paxson, Montana Artist by Franz R. Stenzel, M.D.
Mysterious Parsons Bridge by William R. Bandy

Reviews

Paul, Mining Frontiers of the Far West, 1848–1880, reviewed by Dr. W. Turrentine Jackson | Wiltsey, Brave Warriors, reviewed by Dr. Stanley R. Davison | Berthrong, The Southern Cheyennes, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Drury, intro, First White Women over the Rockies: Diaries, Letters and Biographical Sketches of the Six Women of the Oregon Mission, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel

On the cover

The Slick Ear, 1914, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1963

Vol. 13, No. 3
MINING AND THE WEST
The Golden West by Duane A. Smith
Montana Gold by the editors
Sutter's Golden Empire by Caroline Higley
Garnet Last Booming Gold Camp
by Dan Cushman
Montana Copper by the editors
Granite's Glittering Glory by Rev. A. C. McMillan

Reviews

Pearce, The Matador Land and Cattle Company, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Florin, Ghost Town Trails, reviewed by Duane Smith | Moody, The Old Trails West, reviewed by Marshall Sprague | Morgan, Burlington West! The Evolution of Power on the Burlington, reviewed by Jackson Thode | Miller, Langsdorf, and Richmond, Kansas in Newspapers, reviewed by William E. Unrau | LeMassena, Colorado's Mountain Railways, Vol. 1, reviewed by Jackson Thode | Jackson, Treasure Hill: Portrait of a Silver Mining Camp, reviewed by W. N. Davis, Jr. | Schlebecker, Cattle Raising on the Plains, 1900–1961, reviewed by Allan G. Bogue | Frazer, ed., Mansfield on the Condition of the Western Forts, 1853–54, reviewed by John Porter Bloom | McReynolds, Missouri: A History of the Crossroads State, reviewed by James L. Bugg, Jr. | Rosa, They Called Him Wild Bill: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok, reviewed by Robert W. Richmond | Chittenden; Bartlett, ed., The Yellowstone National Park, reviewed by Harold Duane Hampton | Lavender, Westward Vision: The Story of the Oregon Trail, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | Dick, ed., Tales of the Frontier: From Lewis and Clark to the Last Roundup, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum | Downey, Indian Wars of the U.S. Army, 1776–1865, reviewed by Don Russell | Brown, The Galvanized Yankees, reviewed by Ray H. Mattison

On the cover

Discovery of Gold at Last Chance Gulch, 1925, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1963

Vol. 13, No. 2
Iroquois Indians in the Far West by John C. Ewers
Lt. John J. Pershing at the Grand Canyon by Donald Smythe
Father Pierre Jean DeSmet by Albert Antrei
Battle of Wolf Mountain by Don Rickey, Jr.

Reviews

Custer; Stewart, intro., My Life on the Plains or, Personal Experiences with the Indians, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Bartlett, Great Surveys of the American West, reviewed by William H. Goetzmann | Utley, Custer and the Great Controversy, reviewed by Robert Palmer | McNitt, The Indian Traders, reviewed by Gerald D. Nash | Barsness, Gold Camp: Alder Gulch and Virginia City, Montana, reviewed by Robert Athearn | Griswold, A Work of Giants: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad, reviewed by William S. Greever | McDermott, Seth Eastman: Pictorial Historian of the Indian, reviewed by Lucile Kane | Russell, comp. Bob Fudge: Texas Trail Driver, Montana-Wyoming Cowboy, 1862–1933, reviewed by Robert H. Fletcher | Stegner, Wolf Willow, reviewed by A. B. Guthrie | Miller, Shutters West, reviewed by Duane Smith

On the cover

War Party, YEAR?, by Charles M. Russell and Olaf C. Seltzer

Winter 1963

Vol. 13, No. 1
Ring Out Wild Bells by George T. Armitage
The Man who Refused to Retire by Lyn Willis
From Plumes to Buckskin by Fairfax Downey
Territorial Bench in Montana 1864–1889
by Clark C. Spence
C. M. Russell's Bronze Masterpieces of the Old Frontier a portfolio of CMR sculptures
The Nez Perce Retreat by Rowena L. and Gordon D. Alcorn

Reviews

Toole, Carroll, Utley, Mortensen, eds., Probing the American West, Papers from the Santa Fe Conference, reviewed by Carl Ubbelohde | Johnson, The Unregimented General: A Biography of Nelson A. Miles, reviewed by Mark H. Brown | Dykes, ed., The West of the Texas Kid: Recollections of Thomas Edgar Crawford, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Athearn, Rebel of the Rockies: A History of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, reviewed by Ray A. Billington | Beebe and Clegg, Rio Grande: Mainline of the Rockies, reviewed by Howard L. Scamehorn | Bollinger and Bauer, The Moffat Road, reviewed by Howard L. Scamehorn | Eyre, The Famous Fremonts and their America, reviewed by Robert V. Hine | Davies, ed., Peter Skene Ogden's Snake Country Journal, 1826–27, reviewed by Kenneth Wiggins Porter | Nye, Bad Medicine and Good: Tales of the Kiowas, reviewed by Robert M. Utley | Clay, My Life on the Range, reviewed by Lewis Atherton | Howard, The Great Iron Trail: The Story of the First Transcontinental Railroad, reviewed by Ira G. Clark

On the cover

Xmas Where Women Are Few, 1907, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1962

Vol. 12, No. 4
Freighting across the Plains edited by Julie Beehrer Colyer
Monsters of the Judith by Dan Cushman
The Last Hunt of General George Crook by Dr. Eugene M. Fusco
Save Sibley! by Virginia Cole Trenholm
Child of the Cavalry by Robert O. Hunter
The First Railway Postal Car An Old West Vignette

Reviews

Phillips, Medicine in the Making of Montana, reviewed by Jack Ryan | Henry, Our Land Montana, The Story of Our Treasure State, reviewed by Thomas A. Clinch | Hine, Edward Kern and American Expansion, reviewed by Richard A. Bartlett | Parkhill, The Last of the Indian Wars, reviewed by Robert C. Fryckman | Shiflet, The Convenient Coward, reviewed by Dr. Edgar I. Stewart | Newcomb, The Indians of Texas, from Prehistoric to Modern Times, reviewed by Dr. James C. Olson | Irving; Todd, ed., The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West, reviewed by Russell R. Elliott | Campbell, The Desert was Home: Adventures and Tribulations of a Homesteader and Edwards, Lost Oases along the Carrizo, reviewed by William Hanchett

On the cover

The Free Trader, 1925, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1962

Vol. 12, No. 3
Sign-Talker with Straight Tongue by Harold G. Merriam
Tragedy on the Teton 1881
by Helen B. West
Only Fifty-Ones Years Ago by Milford R. McClelland
Long Trail from Texas autobiography by Bob Fudge
Paul Dyke Portfolio Indians of the Overland Trail
by Michael S. Kennedy

Reviews

Favour, Old Bill Williams, Mountain Man, reviewed by Richard E. Oglesby | Moore, ed., Souls and Saddlebags: The Diariees and Correspondence of Frank L. Moore, Western Missionary, 1888–1896, reviewed by Carl Ubbelohde | Timmons, Twilight on the Range: Recollections of a Latterday Cowboy, reviewed by Robert H. Fletcher | Whiteman, The Troopers: An Informal History of the Plains Cavalry, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Schoenberg, Chronicle of the Catholic History of the Pacific Northwest, 1743–1960, reviewed by Martin Schmitt | Heinzman, Powder River Cowman, reviewed by Robert H. Fletcher | Duke and Frantz, 6,000 Miles of Fence: Life on the XIT Ranch of Texas, reviewed by W. Eugene Hollon | Vaughn, The Reynolds Campaign on Powder River, reviewed by Robert Rhode | Denig; Ewers, ed., Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri, reviewed by Robert H. Lister | Forrest, The Snake Dance of the Hopi Indians, reviewed by Omer C. Stewart | Rich, Hudson's Bay Company, 1763–1870, reviewed by Wallace D. Farnham | Clarke, Stephen Watts Kearny, Soldier of the West, reviewed by John Porter Bloom | Chrisman, Lost Trails of the Cimarron, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock

On the cover

A Dangerous Sport, 1924, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1962

Vol. 12, No. 2
CIVIL WAR IN THE WEST West of Appomattox by Robert G. Athearn
A Summation of Events by Lewis D. W. Hall
Arizona, Early Confederate Territory by Raymond McCoy
Decision at La Glorieta Pass by Dayle H. Molen
A Yankee Invasion Thwarted by C. Arthur Hochmuth
A Political Picture of the Pacific Northwest by Robert W. Johannsen
The Far West Volunteers by Aurora Hunt
The Civil War and Montana Gold by Robert G. Athearn
The Civil War Career of Jesse Henry Leavenworth by William E. Unrau

Reviews

Oates, Confederate Cavalry West of the River, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Lewis, The War in the Far West, reviewed by William Hanchett | Hafen and Hafen, eds., Reports from Colorado: The Wildman Letters 1859–1865, with Other Related Letters and Newspaper Reports, 1859, reviewed by Carl Ubbelohde | Drago, Wild, Woolly and Wicked: The History of the Kansas Cow Towns and the Texas Cattle Trade, reviewed by Donald Berthrong | Mathews, The Osages: Children of the Middle Waters, reviewed by Nyle H. Miller | Hyde, Spotted Tail's Folk, reviewed by Royal B. Hassrick | Schell, History of South Dakota, reviewed by Donald R. Whitnah | Adams, The Old-Time Cowhand, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Danker, ed., Man of the Plains: Recollections of Luther North, reviewed by John R. Morris | Schatz, Longhorns Bring Culture, reviewed by Mark H. Brown | Brown, Plainsman of the Yellowstone: A History of the Yellowstone, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart

On the cover

Trail of the White Man, or Watching the Wagon's Dustcloud, 1925, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1962

Vol. 12, No. 1
Life with the Sander's Family in the 1870s by Dorothy M. Johnson
Helena's Horrible Holocausts Disastrous Fires which Plagued Montana's Historic Capital City
by the editors
Life at the Grandon Hotel, circa 1890 by Grandon D. Gates
The 1913 Murder Confession Hoax by Lewis H. Hunt
The Wonderful Petrified Man by the editors
A Challenge to Brown's Indian Wars Thesis by Harry H. Anderson

Reviews

Atherton, The Cattle Kings, reviewed by Agnes Wright Spring | Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant, reviewed by Harold H. Dunham | Ward, Bits of Silver, reviewed by Dabney Otis Collins | Wedel, Prehistoric Man on the Great Plains, reviewed by Martin A. Baumhoff | Josephy, The Patriot Chiefs, reviewed by D'Arcy McNickle | Labbe and Goe, Railroads in the Woods, reviewed by Howard L. Scamehorn | Fox, The Hard Pursued and The Trembling Hills, reviewed by Dabney Otis Collins | Robertson, Rodeo, Standard Guide to the Cowboy Spirit, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Parish, The Charles Ilfeld Company: A Case Study in the Rise and Decline of Mercantile Capitalism in New Mexico, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Lienhard; Gudde and Gudde, ed. and trans., From St. Louis to Sutter's Fort, reviewed by Rudolph Lapp | Hollon, The Southwest: Old and New, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn

On the cover

Stolen Horses, 1898, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1961

Vol. 11, No. 4
COWBOY AND CATTLEMAN'S ISSUE Cattleman and Cowboy Fact and Fancy
by Lewis Atherton
A Picture Story of Montana Cowboy Life prepared by the editors
The Day of the Cattlemen Dawned Early—in Montana by Robert H. Fletcher
The Newman Brothers Forgotten Cattle Kings of the Northern Plains
by Robert H. Burns
John Bull in the Cowmen's West Moreton Frewen
by Ernest M. Richardson
Texas' Largest Ranch—in Montana The XIT
by Joe B. Frantz
Up the Trail(and Back) in 1882 by Jack Potter
Prelude to the Last Roundup The Dying Days of the Great 79
by George T. Armitage
A New Focus on the Sioux War Barrier to the Cattleman
by Mark H. Brown

Reviews

Phillips, The Fur Trade, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Newell, Sierra Railway, reviewed by Clarence F. McIntosh | Bradley; Stewart, ed., March of the Montana Column, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | Jones, The Civil War in the Northwest, reviewed by Dudley T. Cornish | Hoig, The Sand Creek Massacre, reviewed by Michael Straight | Homsher, ed., South Pass, 1868: James Chisholm's Journal, reviewed by Rodman Wilson Paul | Brown, ed., Pawnee, Blackfoot and Cheyenne: History and Folklore of the Plains from the Writings of George Bird Grinnell, reviewed by W. N. Davis, Jr.

On the cover

One Down, Two to Go, 1902, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1961

Vol. 11, No. 3
Independence Day, 1884! by Dorothy M. Johnson
Poison in the Pemmican by James S. Hutchins
Which Indian Killed Custer? Edgar I. Stewart
A Soldier with Crook The Letters of H. R. Porter
edited by Gene M. Gressley
Con Price, Cowboy by Jack O'Reilly
My Partner, Charlie by Con Price

Reviews

Thorp and Bunker, Crow Killer, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | James, Jesse James, My Father, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Schoenberg, Jesuit Mission Presses in the Pacific Northwest: A History and Bibliography of Imprints, 1876–1899, reviewed by Anne McDonnell | Lea, The King Ranch, reviewed by William Newell Davis | Langford, Vigilante Days and Ways, reviewed by Harrison Lane | Hagan, The Sac and Fox Indians, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha | Mulder and Mortensen, eds., Among the Mormons, reviewed by William Hanchett | Cox; Stewart and Stewart, eds., The Columbia River, or Scenes and Adventures during a Residence of Six Years on the Western Side of the Rocky Mountains among Various tribes of Indians Hitherto Unknown; Together with "A Journey across the American Continent, reviewed by Dorothy O. Johansen

On the cover

Indians Discovering Lewis and Clark, 1896, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1961

Vol. 11, No. 2
A Little Gift for Last Bull by Maurice Frink
Afterthoughts on the Vigilantes by J. W. Smurr
No Night, No Death, No Winter by Glenn E. Bunnell
Waiting for a Day that Never Comes The Dispossessed Métis of Montana
by Verne Dusenberry
From Butcher Boy to Beef King The Gold Camp Days of Con Kohrs
by Larry Gill
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole

Reviews

Smith, Mark Twain of the Enterprise, reviewed by Paul Carter | Tibbles, Buckskin and Blanket Days, reviewed by Lucius Beebe | Jaeger, The North American Deserts, reviewed by Robert H. Lister | Jahns, The Frontier World of Doc Holliday, Faro Dealer from Dallas to Deadwood, reviewed by Lucius Beebe | Miller, Custer's Fall: The Indian Side of the Story, reviewed by Roger Pippett

On the cover

Untitled, n.d., by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1961

Vol. 11, No. 1
Slow Boat to Benton Mrs. Wilbur Fisk Sanders' Diary
by Dorothy M. Johnson
Colorado Catastrophe by Samuel C. Blessing
Letter from Col. W. F. Sanders from the Historical Society Archives
Muddled Men Have Muddied the Yellowstone's True Colors by Mark H. Brown
From Butcher Boy to Buffalo Hunter The Journals of Henry Bierman
told in his own words
Historic St. Peter's Mission by Wilfred P. Schoenberg, S.J.
The Justin Boot A Historical Vignette

Reviews

Jones, Forty Years Among the Indians: A True Yet Thrilling Narrative of the Author's Experiences Among the Natives, reviewed by Norman F. Furniss | Knight, Following the Indian Wars: The Story of the Newspaper Correspondents Among the Indian Campaigners, reviewed by Howard R. Lamar | Sandoz, Son of the Gamblin' Man, reviewed by Steve Frazee | Sonnichsen, Tularosa, Last of the Frontier West, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Furniss, The Mormon Conflict, reviewed by LeRoy R. Hafen | Hafen and Hafen, Handcarts to Zion, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes, reprinted from the Omaha World-Herald

On the cover

Montana deer at Yuletide, n.d., by Wolfgang Pogzeba

Autumn 1960

Vol. 10, No. 4
BELOVED STORYMAKER OF THE BLACKFEET, James Willard Schultz —Adventure, Amazing Apikuni
by Jessie Donaldson Schultz
—An Appreciation of James Willard Schultz
by Verne Dusenberry
—Apikuni's Ageless Audience
by Harry C. James
Chief Charlot's Battle with Bureaucracy by Michael Harrison
Blackfoot Country by Helen B. West
DEATH OF A FOREST: THE TERRIBLE IDAHO-MONTANA FIRE OF 1910
Nature Sets the Stage
by George W. Reynolds
Golden Anniversary of Fiery Horror
by Garrett B. Holloway

Reviews

O'Kieffe; A. B. Guthrie, intro, Western Story: The Recollections of Charley O'Kieffe, 1884–1898, reviewed by William D. Aeschbacher | Dale, Frontier Ways: Sketches of Life In the Old West, reviewed by Wallace D. Farnham | Martin, The Martins of Gunbarrel, reviewed by Mrs. Helen Whitney | Allen, Narcisa Whitman and Jones, The Great Command, reviewed by Lucile Kane

On the cover

Riders of the Open Range, 1923, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1960

Vol. 10, No. 3
O. C. Seltzer Meticulous Master of Western Art
by Michael S. Kennedy
The Reno Scout by Edgar I. Stewart and Major E. S. Luce
The Man Who Put the Dude in Dude Ranching by L. W. (Gay) Randall
Battle of Lightning Creek by Ernest M. Richardson
Lea F. McCarty Man with an Art Mission
by Vivian A. Paladin

Reviews

Adams, A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Athearn, High Country Empire, reviewed by Marshall Sprague | Clairmonte, Calamity was the Name, reviewed by Roberta Beed Sollid | Tinkle and Maxwell, The Cowboy Reader, reviewed Joe B. Frantz | Stork, Rawhide and Haywire, reviewed by Robert G. Dunbar | Mitchell, Colt, A Collection of Letters and Photographs about the Man, the Arms, the Company, reviewed by Joe B. Frantz | Johansen, Robert Newell's Memoranda: Travles in the Teritory of Missourie; Travle to the Kayuse War; Together with a Report on the Indians South of the Columbia River, reviewed by John E. Sunder | Bloss, Pony Express: The Great Gamble, reviewed by W. N. Davis, Jr. | MJames, The Cahuilla Indians, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | Kelly, The Outlaw Trail, a History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch, reviewed by Lola M. Homsher | Straight, Carrington, reviewed by Forbes Parkhill | Craig, The Fighting Parson: A Biography of Colonel John M. Chivington, reviewed by Michael Straight

On the cover

Kid Curry Holdup, YEAR?, by Olaf C. Seltzer

Spring 1960

Vol. 10, No. 2
Minutemen of Montana by John Barsness and William Dickinson
They Travelled with the Governor by J. W. Chalmers
The Last of Captain Jack by Peggy H. Benjamin
Dishno of the Big Hole Valley by Grace Roffey Pratt
An Incident at Fort Keogh by Edgar I. Stewart
Montana's First Bounty Collector by Katherine Crumb

Reviews

White, ed., Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals 1859–1862, reviewed by Robert H. Lister | Buffman; Caughey, ed., Six Months in the Gold Mines: From a Journal of Three Year Residence in Upper and Lower California, 1847–49, reviewed by Rodman Wilson Paul | Goetzmann, Army Exploration in the American West, 1803–1863, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Colton, The Civil War in the Western Territories: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah, reviewed by Dudley T. Cornish | Hyde, Indians of the High Plains: From the Prehistoric Period to the Coming of the White Man, reviewed by W. Eugene Hollon | La Farge, Santa Fe: The Autobiography of a Southwestern Town, reviewed by Carl Ubbelohde | Lucia, The Saga of Ben Holladay: Giant of the Old West, reviewed by Robert W. Johannsen | Adams, The Rampaging Herd, reviewed by Maurice Frink | O'Connor, Wild Bill Hickok, reviewed by Wynn C. Kinsley | Monaghan, Custer: The Life of General George Armstrong Custer, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Gard, The Great Buffalo Hunt, reviewed by Clark C. Spence| Morgan, ed. The Overland Diary of James A. Pritchard from Kentucky to California in 1849 and DeWitt and DeWitt, eds., Prairie Schooner Lady: The Journal of Harriet Sherrill Ward, 1853, reviewd by Merrill J. Mattes | Lord, Comstock Mining and Miners, reviewed by Russell R. Elliott

On the cover

The Indians' Appeal, 1932, by Robert Lindneux

Winter 1960

Vol. 10, No. 1
C. M. RussellThe White Indian
by Jessie Lincoln Mitchell
Harvard Man Out West The Letters of Richard Trimble, 1882–1887
edited by Gene M. Gressley
Issiwun Sacred Buffalo Hat of the Northern Cheyenne
by Father Peter John Powell
Three Hundred Grand! From the Unpublished Journals of Fred Whiteside
edited by Dorothy M. Johnson
Steamboats in the "Idaho" Gold Rush by John E. Parsons
The Wire that Tamed the West by Wallace Tufford

Reviews

Miller, Ghost Dance, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart | Heyman, Prudent Soldier: A Biography of Major General E. R. S. Canby, 1817–1873, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Perkin, The First Hundred Years: An Informal History of Denver and the Rocky Mountain News, reviewed by Carl Ubbelohde | Ewers, Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader, reviewed by John Sunder | Fox, Reckoning at Rimbow, reviewed by Lewis B. Patten | Danker, intro; Mollie: The Journal of Mollie Dorsey Sanford in Nebraska and Colorado Territories, 1857–1866, reviewed by John A. Brennan | Thomas, The Liberal Party in Alberta: A History of Politics in the Province of Alberta, 1905–1921, reviewed by Morris Zaslow | Kinnaird, The Frontiers of New Spain, Nicolas De LaFora's Description, 1766–1768, reviewed by Victor C. Dahl

On the cover

York, 1908, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1959

Vol. 9, No. 4
The Graft the Failed From the Journals of Fred Whiteside
edited by Dorothy M. Johnson
Cordova Lode Comstock by Dan Cushman
Observations on the Prairies: 1867 by Dr. Henry C. Parry edited by Edward O. Parry
Forestry Missionary by Lawrence Rakestraw
More Rumblings from the Little Big Horn

Reviews

Hafen and Hafen, The Utah Expedition, 1857–1858, reviewed by Norman F. Furness | Blasingame, Dakota Cowboy: My Life in the Old Days, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | Thomas, Silhouettes of Charles S. Thomas, Colorado Governor and U.S. Senator, reviewed by Carl Ubbelohde | Watkins, Lucky Montana Cowpoke, reviewed by Harvey P. Griffin | Ward, The Cowboy at Work, reviewed by W. I. (Bob) Robertson | Cook; intro by DeGolyer, Hands up, or 20 Years of Detective Life, reviewed by Robert W. Mardock | Murray, The Modocs and Their War, reviewed by Max L. Heyman, Jr. | Shirley, Buckskin and Spurs, reviewed by Donald J. Berthrong | Rich, History of the Hudson's Bay Co., reviewed by Wallace D. Farnham | Drury, intro, The Diaries and Letters of Henry H. Spalding and Asa Bown Smith Relating to the Nez Perce Mission, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart | Clark, Frontier America: The Story of the Westward Movement, reviewed by Hal Bridges | Doctor, Shotguns on Sunday: The True Story of the Old West's Last Bad Man reviewed by William Hanchett | Hale, Twenty-Four Years a Cowboy and Ranchman in Southern Texas and Old Mexico, Sunder, Bill Sublette, Mountain Man, reviewed by Rodman Wilson Paul | Carhart, The National Forests, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes

On the cover

Meat for the Wagons, 1925, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1959

Vol. 9, No. 3
Yellowstone Years by Hugh D. Galusha, Jr.
The Forgotten Haycutters of Fort C. F. Smith by Ernest M. Richardson
See It Now, Historic Montana
Bunco Artist, Vintage 1860 by Larry Barsness
Warner and Starr, Teapot Dome, reviewed by Burton K. Wheeler | Spence, British Investments and the American Mining Frontier, 1860–1901, reviewed by John Hakola | Fey and McNickle, Indians and Other Americans, reviewed by Richard L. Neuberger | Schiel, Journey through the Rocky Mountains and the Humboldt Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Streeter, The Complete and Authentic Life of Ben Thompson, Man with a Gun, reviewed by Paul Adams | Wallis, Cattle Kings of the Staked Plains, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Luce, Diary and Letters of Dr. James M. DeWolf, reviewed by Michael S. Kennedy

On the cover

TITLE OF ARTWORK?, YEAR?, by Rudy Autio

Spring 1959

Vol. 9, No. 2
White Hopes of the Big Muddy by Stanley R. Davison
The Cheyenne at Fort Fetterman edited by John E. Parsons
The Irish Fox and the British Lion by W. Turrentine Jackson
Fabulous Frontiersman Jim Bowie by J. Frank Dobie
A Celtic Nimrod in the Old West by Clark C. Spence
Reader's Remuda edited by Dr. Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

Ewers, The Blackfeet, Raiders of the Northern Plains, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart | Lavender, Land of Giants: The Drive to the Pacific Northwest, 1750–1950 | reviewed by Andrew F. Rolle | Athearn & Ubbelohde, Centennial Colorado: Its Exciting Story, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Madsen, The Bannock of Idaho, reviewed by Robert H. Lister | Kuhlman, Did Custer Disobey Orders at the Battle of the Little Big Horn?, reviewed by Robert Mardock | Geiger, University of the Northern Plains, reviewed by Paul W. Morrison | Westermeier, Who Rush to Glory, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Toole, Montana: An Uncommon Land, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn

On the cover

Indian Maid at Stockade, 1892, by Charles M. Russell

winter 1959

Vol. 9, No. 1
Starvation Winter of the Blackfeet by Helen B. West
St. Nick and the Early Colorado Gold Camps by Eleanor Young
Early Yuletides Reported in the Territorial Press as selected from Pioneer Newspapers
E Clampus Vitus, Old West Fraternity by Weldon F. Heald
The Iron Men by Cornelius C. Smith
More Rumblings from the Little Big Horn Based on Ketters from Reginald Laubin, Edgar I. Stewart, and Bigelow Neal

Reviews

De Barthe; Stewart, ed., The Life and Adventures of Frank Grouard, reviewed by Lewis B. Patten | Phillips, ed., Forty Years on the Frontier as Seen in the Journals and Reminiscences of Granville Stuart, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Sollid, Calamity Jane: A Study in Historical Criticism, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Wilkins, ed.; The Great Diamond Hoax and Other Stirring Incidents in the Life of Asbury Harpending, reviewed by Russell R. Elliott | Shirley, Pawnee Bill: A Biography of Major Gordon W. Lillie, reviewed by James C. Olson | Wister, ed., Owen Wister Out West: His Journals and Letters, reviewed by Francis C. Robinson | Fisher, Tale of Valor, reviewed by Walter Havighurst | Lewis, The Autobiography of the West, reviewed by Andrew F. Rolle | Loomis, The Texan–Santa Fe Pioneers, reviewed by William M. Dabney | Fisher, Yellowstone Kelly, reviewed by Forbes Parkhill | Gass, Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, reviewed by Ray H. Mattison | Brown, The Gentle Tamers, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart

On the cover

Going to a Christmas Ranch Party in the 1880s, 1908, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1958

Vol. 8, No. 4
CHARLES M. RUSSELL SPECIAL ISSUE
Beloved Westerner by K. Ross Toole
Great American Artist, C.M.R. by Harold McCracken
A Slice of My Early Life by C. M. Russell
A Full-Color Portfolio of Russell Art from the Montana Historical Society Collection
Man of Mind by Fred Barton
Ace Chronicler of the Old West The Gilcrease Institute Director Speaks
by James T. Forrest
C. M. Russell as a Cowboy Friend A Sidekick's Memories
by Con Price
An Honest-to-God Human Being by Will Rogers
C. M. Russell As Seen by an Art Dealer and Critic
by Victor J. Hammer
The Famed Britzman-Hammer Collection Full-Color Portfolio of 22 Paintings
A Letter to Brother Van Autobiographic Tribute to a Great Frontier Preacher
by C. M. Russell
The Conservatism of Charles M. Russell by J. Frank Dobie
The Horse Hunters The Story of the Paint Horse, Monty
by Charles M. Russell
A Few Words About Myself The Beloved Introduction to Trails Plowed Under
by Charles M. Russell
Fortunate Friendship by Irving S. Cobb
My Charlie by Nancy Cooper Russell
Modest Son of the Old West by Joe De Yong
The Statue of C. M. Russell by John B. Weaver
The Charles M. Russell Book Published by Doubleday & Co.
by Harold McCracken

On the cover

Bronc to Breakfast, 1908, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1958

Vol. 8, No. 3
Independence Day, 1884! by Dorothy M. Johnson
Poison in the Pemmican by James S. Hutchins
Which Indian Killed Custer? Edgar I. Stewart
A Soldier with Crook The Letters of H. R. Porter
edited by Gene M. Gressley
Con Price, Cowboy by Jack O'Reilly
My Partner, Charlie by Con Price

Reviews

Thorp and Bunker, Crow Killer, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | James, Jesse James, My Father, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Schoenberg, Jesuit Mission Presses in the Pacific Northwest: A History and Bibliography of Imprints, 1876–1899, reviewed by Anne McDonnell | Lea, The King Ranch, reviewed by William Newell Davis | Langford, Vigilante Days and Ways, reviewed by Harrison Lane | Hagan, The Sac and Fox Indians, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha | Mulder and Mortensen, eds., Among the Mormons, reviewed by William Hanchett | Cox; Stewart and Stewart, eds., The Columbia River, or Scenes and Adventures during a Residence of Six Years on the Western Side of the Rocky Mountains among Various tribes of Indians Hitherto Unknown; Together with "A Journey across the American Continent, reviewed by Dorothy O. Johansen

On the cover

Indians Discovering Lewis and Clark, 1896, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1958

Vol. 8, No. 2
A Little Gift for Last Bull by Maurice Frink
Afterthoughts on the Vigilantes by J. W. Smurr
No Night, No Death, No Winter by Glenn E. Bunnell
Waiting for a Day that Never Comes The Dispossessed Métis of Montana
by Verne Dusenberry
From Butcher Boy to Beef King The Gold Camp Days of Con Kohrs
by Larry Gill
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole

Reviews

Smith, Mark Twain of the Enterprise, reviewed by Paul Carter | Tibbles, Buckskin and Blanket Days, reviewed by Lucius Beebe | Jaeger, The North American Deserts, reviewed by Robert H. Lister | Jahns, The Frontier World of Doc Holliday, Faro Dealer from Dallas to Deadwood, reviewed by Lucius Beebe | Miller, Custer's Fall: The Indian Side of the Story, reviewed by Roger Pippett

On the cover

Inside the Lodge, 1893, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1958

Vol. 8, No. 1
The West and the Desert by Walter Prescott Webb
The Great Plains in Historical Perspective by Robert G. Athearn
Pliant Prairie One Plant's Influence on One State by John T. Schlebecker
The Great Plains, Voiceless Region by Carl F. Kraenzel
An Act to Establish a Great Plains Administration
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole

Reviews

McCracken, The Charles M. Russell Book, reviewed by Murial Sibell Wolle | Bailey, Wovoka, the Indian Messiah, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | Shirley, Law West of Fort Smith: A History of Frontier Justice in the Indian Territory, 1834–1896, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Coburn, Stirrup High, reviewed by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. | Webb, intro., Three Years among the Commanches: The Narrative of Nelson Lee, the Texas Ranger, reviewed by Joe. B. Frantz | Adams, ed., The Best of the American Cowboy, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley | Johansen and Gates, Empire of the Columbia, reviewed by Arthur L. Throckmorton

On the cover

Indian Hunter's Return, 1900, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1957

Vol. 7, No. 4
New Mexico Machiavellian? The Story of Albert B. Fall and what Preceeded Teapot Dome
by David H. Stratton
Rangeland Rembrandt, the Incomparable Charles Marion Russell by F. G. Renner
Thirty-Seven Days of Peril, or Lost in the Wilderness by Truman C. Everts
Reader's Remuda Best of the Western Books
edited by R. G. Athearn
Speaking of Montana by J. Donald Adams
The Kid's Corral edited by Marian Place
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole

Reviews

Nordyke, John Wesley Hardin: Texas Gunman, reviewed by Ramon F. Adams | Pomeroy, In Search of the Golden West, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Sanders and Bertsche, X. Beidler, Vigilante, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Russell, Guns of the Early Frontiers: A History of Firearms from Colonial Times through the Years of the Western Fur Trade, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha, S.J. | Field, edited by Gregg and McDermott, Praire & Mountain Sketches, reviewed by Lola M. Homsher | Johnson, The Hanging Tree, reviewed by Francis C. Robinson | Sprague, Massacre—The Tragedy at White River, reviewed by Lewis B. Patten | Cushman, The Old Copper Collar, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson

On the cover

Laugh Kills Lonesome, 1925, by Charles M. Russell

Summer 1957

Vol. 7, No. 3
GLORIOUS GLACIER
Introduction More than a Million Acres of Eye-Filling Alpine Grandeur
Earliest Glacier, a By-Passed Beaver Bonanza by Ralph L. Beals
The Glacier Moves Tortuously by Donald H. Robinson
Return to the Beloved Mountains by James Willard Schultz
YELLOWSTONE WONDERLAND
Introduction More Geysers Than the Rest of the World, Boiling Spring, etc.
The Washburn-Doane Expedition of 1870 by W. Turrentine Jackson
The Creation of Yellowstone National Park by W. Turrentine Jackson
Reader's Remuda edited by Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

Stone, Men to Match My Mountains, reviewed by Paul F. Sharp | Miller, Arizona: The Last Frontier, reviewed by Edward H. Peplow, Jr. | Driggs, The Old West Speaks, reviewed by Andrew F. Rolle | Fox, The Badlands Beyond, reviewed by Dabney Otis Collins | Pence and Homsher, The Ghost Towns of Wyoming, reviewed by Muriel Sibell Wolle | Vaughn, With Crook at the Rosebud, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes

On the cover

Free Trapper, 1911, by Charles M. Russell

Spring 1957

Vol. 7, No. 2
Buffalo Bill's Bronc Fighter by Roy Sylvan Dunn
Sweetgrass Hills Massacre by Hugh A. Dempsey
Bigfoot Man or Myth?
by Porter Morgan Ward
Gold Dust and Greenbacks by C. James Wall
Home Is the Hunter by George Coffee
Good Medicine by Helen Raynor Mackay
Cavalry Horse by Colonel E. L. Nye
Reader's Remuda by Robert G. Athearn

On the cover

The Roundup, 1913, by Charles M. Russell

Winter 1957

Vol. 7, No. 1
Indian Trader's Cache by Kathryn Wright
Worker in God's Wilderness Reverend Samuel Parker
by Stanley Davison
Flour Famine in Alder Gulch, 1864 by Dorothy M. Johnson
A Christmas Story from the West by Dick Randall
Last Roundup Disjointed Jottings from a Sweat-Begrimed Diary
by Mark H. Brown
Irresolvable Enigma? by Robert W. Mardock
Last of the Old West Artists R. Farrington Elwell
by Frederick A. Mark
Director's Roundup Debacle below the Cimarron
by K. Ross Toole
Reader's Remuda by Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

Guthrie, These Thousand Hills, reviewed by Walter Van Tilburg Clark | Whetstone, ,Frontier Editor, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | Hutchinson, The Life and Personal Writings of Eugene Manlove Rhodes: A Bar Cross Man, reviewed by Earl Pomeroy | Hurt and Lass, Frontier Photographer: Stanley J. Morrow's Dakota Years, reviewed by Dwain Ervin | Holbrook, The Rocky Mountain Revolution, reviewed by Carl Ubbelohde | Relander, Drummers and Dreamers, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart | Irving, A Tour of the Prairies, reviewed by Colin B. Goodykoontz | Maine, Lone Eagle, The White Sioux, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Murbarger, Ghosts of the Glory Trail, reviewed by Murial Sibell Wolle | Athearn, William Tecumseh Sherman and the Settlement of the West, reviewed by James G. Olson

On the cover

Seein' Santa, 1910, by Charles M. Russell

Autumn 1956

Vol.6, No. 4
When the Light Shone in Washington by John C. Ewers
Last Busting at Bow-Gun by L. A. Huffman
Horn in the Ice by Verne Dusenberry
Perigrinations of a Politician edited by Oliver W. Holmes
Tragic Trek by Edmund Christopherson
The Kid's Corral by Marian Place
Director's Roundup Carl Frederick Kraenzel, The Great Plains in Transition
reviewed by K. Ross Toole
Book Reader's Remuda edited by Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

Ruby, The Oglala Sioux, Warriors in Transition, reviewed by Robert W. Johannsen | Margo, Taming the Forty-Niner, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Hunt, The Tragic Days of Billy The Kid, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Grinnell, The Fighting Cheyennes, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Burnett, Pale Moon, reviewed by William E. Wilson | Smith, Gold On The Desert, reviewed by Lewis B. Patten

On the cover

(front) Toll Collectors, by Charles M. Russell, 1913; (back) "Golden grass and gold on the hoof," from Montana, A Profile in Pictures

Summer 1956

Vol.6, No. 3
White Man's Medicine Fight An Account of the Fort Phil Kearney "Wagon Box Battle"
by F. H. Sinclair
War Paint Against Brass The Army and the Plains Indians
by Robert G. Athearn
Major Brisbin's Relief of Fort Pease A Prelude to the Bloody Little Big Horn Massacre
by Edgar I. Stewart
Ghost Dance Last Hope of the Sioux
by Dorothy M. Johnson
Edward S. Luce, Commanding General (Retired) Department of the Little Bighorn A Tribute
by Norman Maclean and Lt. Robert M. Utley
Rebirth of a Monumental Landmark Pomp's Tower, famous Yellowstone Citadel
by Michael Kennedy
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
Reader's Remuda edited by Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

Spaulding, ed., The Fur Hunters of the Far West, reviewed by Dale L. Morgan | Frantz and Choate, The American Cowboy: The Myth and the Reality, reviewed by Maurice Frink | Martin, A Sketch of Sam Bass, the Bandit, reviewed by Wynn Kinsley | Weisel, Men and Trade on the Northwest Frontier, reviewed by Burton Harris

On the cover

Lewis and Clark Meeting Indians at Ross' Hole, by Charles M. Russell, 1912

Spring 1956

Vol.6, No. 2
Bad Pennies A Study of Forgeries of Charles M. Russell Art
by F. G. Renner
The Historian and the American West during the Past Decade by Robert E. Riegel
Durable Desperado Kid Curry by Dorothy M. Johnson
Up River to Benton by Jay Mack Gamble
Nuggets from Placering in the Frontier Press
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
Book Reader's Remuda edited by Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

Kraenzel, The Great Plains in Transition, reviewed by Robert G. Dunbar | Haines, The Nez Perces: Tribesmen of the Columbia Plateau, reviewed by Lucille Kane | Foster-Harris, The Look of the Old West, reviewed by Ray Allen Billington | Schmitt and Brown, The Settlers' West, reviewed by William Hanchett | Overholser, Cast a Long Shadow, reviewed by Dabney Otis Collins | Valentine, Vigilante Justice, reviewed by Lucius Beebe | Shirley, Six-Gun and Silver Star, reviewed by Don Berthrong | Dobie, Tales of Old-Time Texas, reviewed by Joe B. Frantz | Cleland and Brooks, A Mormon Chronicle: The Diaries of John D. Lee, 1848–1876, reviewed by Everett L. Cooley | Appler, The Younger Brothers, Their Life and Their Character, reviewed by Andrew F. Rolle | Riegel, America Moves West, reviewed by Robert W. Johannsen

On the cover

Watching the Settlers, by Charles M. Russell, 1895

Winter 1956

Vol.6, No. 1
Christmas in Montana, 1813 by Arthur L. Stone
Jim Bridger, He-Coon of the Mountain Men by Norman B. Wiltsey
The People's Bishop by John Linton Struble
L. A. Huffman Brady of the West
by Mark H. Brown and W. R. Felton
W. R. Leigh, Sagebrush Rembrandt by Michael Kennedy
Nuggets Frontier Placering in the Mining & Cowcamp Press
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
Book Reader's Remuda edited by Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

Abbott, We Pointed Them North, reviewed by M. G. Burlingame | Westermeier, Trailing the Cowboy: His Life and Lore as Told by Frontier Journalists, reviewed by Maurice Frink | Beebe and Clegg, The American West; Sell and Weybright, Buffalo Bill and the Wild West; Brown and Felton, The Frontier Years; reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Morlan, Political Prairie Fire: The NonPartisan League, reviewed by George Meyer | McFarling, Exploring the Northern Plains, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Lake, Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal, reviewed by Wynn C. Kinsley | Wright, Culture on the Moving Frontier, reviewed by Earl Pomeroy | Brown & Felton, The Frontier Years: L. A. Huffman, Photogapher of the Plains, reviewed by Anne McDonnell

On the cover

Christmas at Line Camp, by Charles M. Russell, 1904

Autumn 1955

Vol.5, No. 4
The Naming of the Nez Perce Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.
Manifest Destiny and the British Empire's Pig Joseph K. Howard
Hazard the the Centennial Summer by Stanley Davison
The Robinhooding of Sam Bass by J. Frank Dobie
Abraham Lincoln and Montana Territory by Carl McFarland
Nuggets Frontier Placering the the Mining State Press
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
Book Reader's Remuda edited by Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

O'Keene, Thomas J. Walsh: A Senator from Montana, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Sharp, Whoop-Up Country: The Canadian-American West, 1865–1885, reviewed by Norman Graebner | Roe, The Indian and the Horse, reviewed by Paul C. Phillips | Davidson, Louis Riel: 1844–1855, reviewed by Norman Fox | Garrard, Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail, reviewed by Max L. Moorhead | Emmitt, The Last War Trail, reviewed by P. C. Phillips | Garrett, The Authentic Life of Billy The Kid, reviewed by Wynn C. Kinsley | Hollon, Beyond the Cross Timbers, reviewed by William S. Geever

On the cover

When Cows Were Wild, by Charles M. Russell, 1926

Summer 1955

Vol.5, No. 3
"I Will Believe" A Tribute to the American Spirit of Adventure
by Senator Richard L. Neuberger
Fabled Friendship A Story of Two Great Leaders, Lewis and Clark
by Helen Howard Overland
Letter from President Jefferson to Captain Lewis
Sedulous Sergeant, Patrick Gass by James S. and Kathryn Smith
Yellowstone Adventure by Jessie L. Duboc
What Are the Facts? A Picture Story
Expedition, West! From Mandan to the Rockies
by Edmund Christopherson
The Montana 'Tax Conspiracy' of 1889 by John Welling Smurr
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
The Book Corral Western books
edited by Robert G. Athearn

Reviews

Stewart, Custer's Luck, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Oviatt, Golden Treasure, reviewed by Ludlow Dooley | Gregg, Commerce of the Prairies, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Brandon, The Men and the Mountain: Fremont's Fourth Expedition, reviewed by W. Eugene Hollon | Nordyke, Great Roundup, reviewed by Clifford P. Westermeier | Peckham, Captured by Indians, reviewed by Dorothy M. Johnson | Herr and Wallace, The Story of the U.S. Cavalry, reviewed by W. N. Davis

On the cover

Lewis and Clark Meeting Indians at Ross' Hole, by Charles M. Russell, 1912

Spring 1955

Vol. 5, No. 2
Cosmopolitan Cattle King Pierre Wibaux and the W Bar Ranch
by Donald H. Welsh
Frontier Critics of the Western Army by Robert G. Athearn
Bandmann's Greatest Triumph by Albert J. Partoll
Sesquicentennial Remembrances by Ella E. Clark
Two Pioneers and an Indian Anecdote edited by Michael Kennedy
The Montana 'Tax Conspiracy' of 1889 In Two Parts: Part One
by John Welling Smurr
With the Montana Institute of the Arts by Helen E. Fechter
The Endless Debate Rages Historical Fictionalizing Versus Fact
by Marian Place
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
Nuggets from the Pioneer Press
Old Miles Town, Cow Capitol of the West A Letter from Fred Barton, Hollywood

Reviews

Kredel and Todd, Soldiers of the American Army, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | White, The Wild Horse Trap, reviewed by Michael Kennedy | Young, The Schooling of the Western Horse, reviewed by George F. Weisel | Walker, The Curlew's Cry, reviewed by Michael Kennedy

On the cover

The Herd Quitter, by Charles M. Russell, 1897

Winter 1955

Vol.5, No. 1
Merchant Princes of the Plains by Paul F. Sharp
Our Debt to the Red Man by Wallace D. Coburn
The Northern Cheyenne An Epic Account of Indian Tragedy
by Verne Dusenberry
The Never Ending Debate—Pros and Cons on Historical Writing The "Five Devils" of the Historic Writer
by U.S. Senator Richard L. Neuberger
Terrors of the Tired Mind: An answer to the Senator
by Dr. Charles M. Gates
Mission in the Wilderness A Tribute to Frontier Religion
by Ella E. Clark
Nuggets from the Pioneer Press by the editors and scribes of long ago
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
A Tribute to Paul C. Phillips, Dean of Montana Historians by K. Ross Toole

Reviews

Sandoz, The Buffalo Hunters: Story of the Hide Men, reviewed by Archie Clark | Beebe, Comstock Commotion, reviewed by John M. Schiltz | Marriott, Hell On Horses and Women, reviewed by Jane R. Stewart | Horan and Sann, Pictorial History of the Wild West, reviewed by Ed Christoferson | Lund and Settle, Empire On Wheels, reviewed by Jack W. Groutage | Ruxton, Life in the Far West, reviewed by John T. Vance III | McCaig, Danger West!, reviewed by John T. Vance III | Buffalo Bones, Book Chat and Other Bits, by Michael Stephen Kennedy

On the cover

Best Wishes for Your Christmas, by Charles M. Russell, 1914

Autumn 1954

Vol.4, No. 4
The Historical Novel Tramp or Teacher
by A. B. Guthrie Jr.
Mecurial Military A Study of the Central Montana Frontier Army Policy
by Harold L. McElroy
Frontier Friend by Frank Wilkeson
Shakespearean Stockman Daniel E. Bandmann
edited by Rufus A. Coleman
Montana Medley Montanans, Early and Late
by Bob Fletcher
Montana Miscellany
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
Buffalo Chips
Sacajawea Inspirational Indian Maid
by Bernard De Voto
A Letter from E. A. Brininstool The Custer Battle Continues

Reviews

Sandoz, Cheyenne Autumn, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart | Haley, The XIT Ranch of Texas, reviewed by Michael Kennedy | Stegner, Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, reviewed by W. Francis Crowley | Henry, Treasure State, reviewed by James Hall | Emmett, Shanghai Pierce, reviewed by John T. Vance III | Morgan, Jedediah Smith, reveiwed by Martin S. Keene

Summer 1954

Vol.4, No. 3
The Lochsa, Realm of History and Grandeur by Richard L. Neuberger
Snowdrift, Lonest of All Lone Wolves by J. Frank Dobie
I Rode with Custer A Survivor's Account
edited by Edgar I. Stewart
Jaded Journey 1875 Stagecoach Ride
by J. R. Richards
The Story behind "Waiting for a Chinook" by Wallis Huidekoper
Montana Medley Early Indians
by Bob Fletcher
Second Bonanza Final Installment, Oil History
by Don Douma
Montana Miscellany Nuggets from the frontier press
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole

Reviews

Du Bois, Kick the Dead Lion, A Casebook of the Custer Battle, reviewed by Addison R. Bragg | Frink, Cow Country Cavalcade, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Spaulding, On the Oregon Trail, reviewed by Dr. Paul C. Phillips | Mercer, The Banditti of the Plains, reviewed by J. Frank Dobie and reviewed by R. B. David | Wellman, Indian Wars of the West, reviewed by John T. Vance III

Spring 1954

Vol.4, No. 2
Literate Fur Trader Edwin Thompson Denig
by John C. Ewers
"Infernal" Collector Tax Troubles in 1866
edited by Michael Kennedy
A Portfolio of the Art of E. S. Paxson Neglected Artist of the West by K. Ross Toole Frontier Vermeer
by Michael Kennedy
Second Bonanza History of Montana Oil
by Don Douma
Pioneer Home at Magic City by Ted Townsend
Old Billings Home Remembers Past by Kathryn Wright
Director's Roundup Must History be Dull?
by K. Ross Toole
Joseph Kinsey Howard A Tribute
by Richard L. Neuberger

Reviews

Wallace, Antoine Robidoux, 1794–1860, reviewed by Paul C. Phillips | Secoy, Changing Military Patterns, reviewed by Gillett Griswold | Dobie, The Mustangs, reviewed by John T. Vance III | Tascher, Maggie and Montana, reviewed by Michael Kennedy | Jocelyn, Mostly Alkali, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn

On the cover

The Wolfer, by Charles M. Russell, 1901

Winter 1954

Vol.4, No. 1
The Rocky Boy Indians by Verne Dusenberry
I Knew Charles M. Russell by Carter V. Rubottom
Massacre at Cypress Hills by Dr. Paul A. Sharp
Second Bonanza Montana's Oil History, Part II
by Don Douma
Montana Medley Montana Then and Now
by Bob Fletcher
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole
Special The Art of Les Peters

Reviews

Dobie, Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest, reviewed by Anne McDonnell | DeVoto, The Journals of Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Clarence Gorchels | Graham, The Custer Myth, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart | Brown, The Sacred Pipe, reviewed by Carling Malouf | Johnson, Indian Country, reviewed by John T. Vance III

On the cover

The Trapper, by Charles M. Russell, 1901

Autumn 1953

Vol.3, No. 4
Cypress Hills Massacre by Hugh A. Dempsey
Elk Hunter's Dilemma by Robert McCaig
Christmas Day, 1865, in Virginia City by Francis Xavier Kuppens, S.J.
Miles City An Outsider's View in 1883
Second Bonanza The History of Oil in Montana
by Don Douma
Peter Skene Ogden in Montana, 1825 by Edgar I. Stewart
Gold Camp Tubers by W. W. Alderson
Montana Medley Last Chance Gulch
by Bob Fletcher
Anne McDonnell A Tribute

Reviews

Athearn, Westward the Briton, reviewed by Clarence Gorchels | Wolle, The Bonanza Trail, reviewed by Archie L. Clark | Dimsdale, The Vigilantes of Montana, reviewed by Michell Keene | Fox, The Rawhide Years, reviewed by Michael Kennedy | Dustin, Echoes from the Little Big Horn Fight: Reno's Position in the Valley, reviewed by Edward S. Luce

Summer 1953

Vol.3, No. 3
Letter to a Brother Granville Stuart
edited by Anne McDonnell
Yellowstone Park in 1883 by H. B. Wiley
Second Life Bannack's First Lady Starts Anew
by Francis Judge
Mark Twain's Jumping FrogAnother Version
by Rufus A. Coleman
Missouri River Journey, 1866 by Helen Brazier
Marias Pass Explorer, John F. Stevens edited by George F. Brimlow
Custer's Massacre The First News Coverage
by Harrison Lane
Montana Medley Virginia City
Director's Roundup by K. Ross Toole

Reviews

Taft, Artists and Illustrators of the Old West, 1850–1900, reviewed by Harry B. Robinson | Flannery, The Gros Ventre of Montana, Part 1, reviewed by Verne Dusenberry | Florek, Tall Timber Pilots, reviewed by James J. Cooper | Payne, The Chieftain, reviewed by Ann Lynn | McCaig, Toll Mountain, reviewed by Michael Kennedy | Howard, Strange Empire, reviewed by Ernest E. Brooks

Spring 1953

Vol.3, No. 2
Howell Harris and the Whiskey Trade by Hugh A. Dempsey
Mark Twain in Montana, 1895 by Rufus A. Coleman
Judith Basin Top Hand (W. C. Burnett) edited by Michael Kennedy
Dodson's Death The Diary of John F. Dodson
edited by George F. Weisel
Kutenai Calendar Records by Carling Malouf and Thain White
Range Day Tales recounted by Warren R. Woodson
illustrated by James Masterson
Cordage of the Early Northwest Indians by Jessie L. Duboc
Montana Medley Sky Pilots
by Bob Fletcher

Reviews

Davidson, The Life and Times of Louis Riel, reviewed by Norman A. Fox | Cushman, Stay Away, Joe, reviewed by Anne McDonnell | McDermott, ed., Up the Missouri with Audubon: The Journal of Edward Harris, reviewed by Claude E. Schaeffer | Griffin, ed., Archeology of Eastern United States, reviewed by Richard Forbis

Winter 1953

Vol.3, No. 1
Joseph Alfred Slade Killer Or Victim?
by Lew L. Callaway
Reliving Montana's Colorful Past in a Magnificent New Museum by John C. Ewers
General Sherman and the Montana Frontier by Robert G. Athearn
The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt by Hugh A. Dempsey
The Sun River Stampede by Grace Vance Erickson
When Virginia City was the Capital of Montana Territory from notes of Mrs. Granville Stuart
"Smoke Signals" by Bob Fletcher

Reviews

Howard, Strange Empire, reviewed by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. | Hult, Steamboats in the Timber, reviewed by Alton B. Oviatt | Huntington, Good Men and Salty Cusses, reviewed by Eric Thane | McWhorter, Hear Me My Chiefs!, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Benedict, Red Metal, reviewed by J. R. Van Pelt

Autumn 1952

Vol.2, No. 4
The Frontier Merchant and Social History by J. A. Burkhart
New Concepts of Plains History by Joseph Kinsey Howard
F. Augustus Heinze An Early Chapter in the Life of a Copper King
by Sarah McNelis
Last Chance Gulch becomes the Mountain City of Helena by M. Murray Schriener
Chief Joseph's Flight through Montana by Verne Dusenberry
Letters from the Big Hole edited by Edgar I. Stewart
"Smoke Signals" by Bob Fletcher

Reviews

Watters, The Pioneer Jews of Utah, reviewed by Benjamin Kelson | Culbertson; McDermott, ed., Journal of an Expedition to the Mauvaises Terres and the Upper Missouri in 1850, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart | Withington, ed., A Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Collection of Western Americana Founded by William Robertson Coe, Yale University Library, reviewed by Norman Winestine | Harris, John Colter: His Years in the Rockies, reviewed by Richard W. Tyhurst | White, ed., David Thompson's Journals Relating to Montana and Adjacent Regions, 1808—1812, reviewed by Albert J. Partoll

Summer 1952

Vol.2, No. 3
Our Last Camp on the Rosebud edited by E. S. Luce
The Custer Battlefield Museum by Harry B. Robinson
The Reno Court of Inquiry by Edgar I. Stewart
The Tall Tales and Rumors edited by Rita McDonald
The Medicine Rock of the Marias A Blackfoot Shrine Beside the Whoop-Up Trail
by John C. Ewers
Trail Herds of the Big Hole Basin by Matt J. Kelly
The Naming of Montana by J. M. Ashley
"Smoke Signals" by Bob Fletcher

Reviews

Merk, Albert Gallatin and the Oregon Problem: A Study in Anglo-American Diplomacy, reviewed by Andrew F. Rolle | Price, Tune on an Aspen Leaf, reviewed by Myrtle A. Clifford | Bordeaux, Custer's Conqueror, reviewed by Harry B. Robinson | Cleland, A History of Phelps Dodge, 1834–1950, reviewed by Carter Hough

Spring 1952

Vol.2, No. 2
Early Kutenai History by Carling Malouf
Echoes of the Past on the Blackfeet Reservation Loretto, the Young Mexican Trapper
by Claude E. Schaeffer
The Conservatism of Charles M. Russell by J. Frank Dobie
Some Thoughts on Montana History and How to Teach It by Joseph Kinsey Howard
Joseph Kinsey Howard Writer
by Norman A. Fox
Joseph Kinsey Howard Bibliography by Bessie Sestak
Pioneer Steamboating on the Kootenai River in Montana by William E. Doak
Bismarck to Fort Benton by Steamboat in the Year 1869 by Matilda Senieur
Reminiscences of the Early Days of Missoula County as Recounted by Frank H. Woody edited by Albert J. Partoll
"Smoke Signals" by Bob Fletcher

Reviews

Masters, Shadows Fall on the Little Horn and Kuhlman, Legend into History, the Custer Mystery, reviewed by Edgar I. Stewart | Kinney, Indian Forest and Range: A History of the Administration and Conservation of the Redman's Heritage, reviewed by Donald H. Clark | Neihardt, When the Tree Flowered, reviewed by Verne Dusenberry | Jensen, Regionalism in America, reviewed by Jules Alexander Karlin | Gates, Michigan Copper and Boston Dollars, reviewed by K. Ross Toole | Allen, The Chequemegon, reviewed by Myron L. Tripp | South Dakota Historical Society, Department of History Collections, South Dakota, reviewed by Henry Platt | Burnet, Next-Year Country, reviewed by Paul F. Sharp | Pamphlets, reviewed by Marguerita McDonald

Winter 1952

Vol.2, No. 1
The Major's Lady Natawista
by Mildred Walker Schemm
Fort Pease, the First Attempted Settlement in Yellowstone Valley by Clyde McLemore
John Maguire Butte's "Belasco"
by Archie L. Clark
Perry W. McAdow and Montana in 1861–1862 NO AUTHOR LISTED
Another Version of Montana's First Civil Suit by Howard Toole
"Smoke Signals" by Bob Fletcher

Autumn 1951

Vol.1, No. 4
The Hard Winter and the Range Cattle Business by Ray H. Mattison
T. J. Walsh Foundations of a Senatorial Career
by J. Leonard Bates
The Flathead Apostasy An Interpretation
by Richard Forbis
Edgerton and Lincoln edited by Anne McDonnall
A Journey to Benton by Thomas Francis Meagher
"Smoke Signals" by Bob Fletcher

Reviews

Roe, The North American Buffalo, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Maass, Muddy Waters: The Army Engineers and the Nation's Rivers, reviewed by Carl F. Kraenzel | Campbell, From the Quarries of Last Chance Gulch, reviewed by Clyde McLemore | Dobie; Hertzog, ed., Russell Portfolio: Seven Drawings by Charles M. Russell with an Additional Drawing by Tom Lea, reviewed by Henry Platt | Corkill, Fish Lane, reviewed by Norman Winestine | Comfort, Meet Tom Cooney, reviewed by Marguerita McDonald

Summer 1951

Vol.1, No. 3
The Rams Horn Tree and Other Medicine Trees of the Flathead Indians by George F. Weisel, Jr.
Early Territorial Montana A Problem in Colonial Administration
by Robert G. Athearn
Variations on a Minor Theme Some Controversial Problems of the Custer Fight
by Edgar I. Stewart
Mary Wright Edgerton by Pauline R. Archibald
"Smoke Signals" by Bob Fletcher

Reviews

Graham, The Official Record of the Reno Court of Inquiry, reviewed by W. A. Graham | Adams and Britzman, Charles M. Russell, reviewed by Peter Meloy | Nutting, Raw Country, reviewed by Eric Thane | Jensen, Heritage of Conflict: Labor Relations in the Nonferrous Metals Industry Up to 1930, reviewed by John El Baur | Darrah, Powell of the Colorado, reviewed by John W. Caughey | Garnsey, America's New Frontier: The Mountain West, reviewed by John W. Smurr | Bolton, Pageant in the Wilderness: The Story of the Escalante Expedition to the Interior Basin, 1776, reviewed by Bernard E. Bobb

Spring 1951

Vol.1, No. 2
Beginning of the Montana Sheep Industry by John F. Bishop
Sidelights of Montana History by Lew L. Callaway
Route of the Covered Wagon, 1865 Itinerary of the Mullan Road
NO AUTHOR LISTED
The Genesis of the Clark-Daly Feud by Kenneth Ross Toole
Territorial Gold Mines in 1869 compiled by S. P. Bassett and Joseph Magee

Reviews

Sweetman, Back Trailing on Open Range, reviewed by Alton B. Oviatt | McMurtrie, Oregon Imprints, 1847–1870, reviewed by Rufus A. Coleman | Kane, Military Life in Dakota, reviewed by Albert J. Partoll

On the cover

(back) W. W. DeLacy map, 1865

Winter 1951

Vol.1, No. 1
The Andrew Jackson Hunter Family—Mary Hunter Doane by Merrill G. Burlingame
History of the Montana Veteran's and Pioneer's Memorial Building by Lester H. Loble
The Central Montana Vigilante Raids of 1884 by Oscar O. Mueller
The Flathead-Salish Indian Name in Montana Nomenclature by Albert J. Partoll
The Adventure of E. G. Brooke on the Yellowstone in 1866 by Virginia Lee Speck
Montana Reminiscences of Isaac I. Lewis edited by P. C. Phillips and A. J. Partoll

Reviews

The Get Together Club, Our Neighborhood, reviewed by Anna McDonnell | Winther, The Old Oregon Country, reviewed by H. G. Merriam | Cleland, This Reckless Breed of Men, reviewed by Paul C. Phillips | Johnson, The Story of the Tobacco Plains Country, reviewed by Merrill G. Burlingame | Thane, The Majestic Land, reviewed by Albert J. Partoll | Howard, Thomas Francis Meagher, an Irish Revolutionary in America, reviewed by Joseph Kinsey Howard | Coleman, editor, Northwest Books, First Supplement