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Autumn 1977

Autumn 1977

Vol. 27, No. 4

Created: Wednesday, September 21, 1977

Vol. 27, No. 4

A Century Ago The Nez Perce and the Tortuous Pursuit
by Stanley R. Davison

The Settlers and the Nez Perceby 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 Collectionby 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

Categories: Publication, Magazines



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