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Autumn 1997

Autumn 1997

Vol. 47, No. 3

Created: Sunday, September 21, 1997

Vol. 47, No. 3

First across the Continent, Part I Alexander Mackenzie’s Trek to the Pacific
by Barry Gough

Yellowstone Ecological Holocaustby Paul Schullery

“Baited by a ‘Color’ of Gold to a Mountain of Granite,” Part II Connecticut Capital at Work in the Montana Goldfields, 1865–1868
by Jeffrey J. Safford

Odyssey of a Union Communism and the Rise of the Northwest Metal Workers, 1960–1972
by Katherine G. Aiken

Montana Episodes “If It Don’t End in Bloodshed”: The Montana State Baseball League, 1900
by James A. Scott

In Commemoration John C. Ewers, 1909–1997
by Charles E. Rankin, Vivian A. Paladin, William R. Swagerty, Hugh Dempsey, Raymond J. DeMallie

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Boehme, Feest, and Johnston, Seth Eastman, and Eastman, Dahcotah or, Life and Legends of the Sioux around Fort Snelling, reviewed by John C. Ewers | Ambrose, Undaunted Courage, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz | West, The Way to the West, reviewed by Anne Hyde | Dary, Seeking Pleasure in the Old West, reviewed by Elliott West | Mellinger, Race and Labor in Western Copper, reviewed by Frederic L. Quivik | Mouat, Roaring Days, reviewed by Brian Shovers | Wilson, Outlaw Tales of Montana, reviewed by F. Lee Graves | Taylor, Bloody Valverde, reviewed by Richard Melzer | Etulain and Howard, eds., A Biographical Guide to the Study of Western American Literature, reviewed by Gary Topping | Danbom, Born in the Country, reviewed by Anya Jabour | Lester, The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters, reviewed by Joyce M. Szabo | Johnson, Fire in the Mind, reviewed by Ferenc M. Szasz

On the cover

(front) The Yellowstone River, 1872, by Thomas Moran; (back) The Yellowstone Range from Near Fort Ellis, Montana Territory, 1872, by Thomas Moran