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Autumn 1996

Autumn 1996

Vol. 46, No. 3

Created: Saturday, September 21, 1996

Vol. 46, No. 3

Reflections on the Pony Expressby Martin Ridge

Chinese River Mining in the Westby 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

Categories: Publication, Magazines



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