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Autumn 1975

Autumn 1975

Vol. 25, No. 4

Created: Monday, September 1, 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 Centennialby Michael P. Malone and Richard B. Roeder

Tales Told by a New Dealer—General Hugh S. Johnsonby John Kennedy Ohl

Categories: Publication, Magazines



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