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Autumn 1994

Autumn 1994

Vol. 44, No. 4

Created: Thursday, September 1, 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

Categories: Publication, Magazines



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