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Autumn 2000

Autumn 2000

Vol. 50, No. 3

Created: Thursday, September 21, 2000

Vol. 50, No. 3

Joe De Yong and Hollywood Charlie Russell’s Protégé on the Celluloid Frontier
by Dan Gagliasso

George Bird Grinnell and the ‘Vanishing’ Plains Indiansby Sherry L. Smith

A Life in the Oil Patch Kenneth F. Cox in Glendive, Montana, 1953–1954
by Stephen F. Cox

Unlikely Harvesters German Prisoners of War as Agricultural Workers in the Northwest
by Tomas Jaehn

Historical Commentary Davy Crockett and the Alamo: Thoughts on Truth, Fiction, and Smelling a Rat
by Stephen Harrigan

Essay on the West ‘What’s in a Name?’: Christening Early Madison County, Montana, Quartz Lodges
by Jeffrey J. Safford

The Montana Traveler Old Montana Prison—A Place to Visit
by Molly Holz

Historical Reflections When a Capital Idea Turned ‘Hideous’
by Ellen Baumler

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Nugent, Into the West, reviewed by Frederick C. Luebke | Limerick, Something in the Soil, reviewed by David J. Weber | Bates, Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, reviewed by Harry W. Fritz | Davis, Duke, reviewed by Dan Gagliasso | Everhart, Take Down Flag and Feed Horses and Meagher and Houston, Yellowstone and the Biology of Time, reviewed by Robert L. Spude | Hyde, Copper for America, reviewed by /Brian Shovers | Phillips, Indians and Indian Agents, reviewed by Joel R. Hyer | Trennert, White Man’s Medicine, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | McKanna, Jr., Homicide, Race, and Justice in the American West, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Faris, Navajo and Photography, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Peavy and Smith, Frontier Children, foreword by Elliott West, reviewed by Lillian Schlissel | David, Three Roads to the Alamo, reviewed by James E. Crisp | Secrest, ed., Hell’s Belles, reviewed by Roger D. McGrath | Lysengen and Rathke, eds., The Centennial Anthology of North Dakota History, reviewed by Harry F. Thompson

On the cover

(front) The Bucker, 1904, by Charles M. Russell; (back) In Without Knocking, 1909, by Charles M. Russell