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Autumn 1985

Autumn 1985

Vol. 35, No. 4

Created: Saturday, September 21, 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, 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

Categories: Publication, Magazines



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