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MHS Press publishes regional books on the history and cultural resources of Montana. Book titles with asterisks (*) are available as ebooks from most major online ebook retailers.

Our award-winning quarterly, Montana The Magazine of Western History, contains articles on the history of Montana and the West. Search the magazine index for a more comprehensive catalog of articles. To purchase back issues, or for issues prior to Winter 2003, email tryan@mt.gov, call (406) 444-4708, or fill out and mail this form. Copies may be found at your local library or the MHS Research Center at mhslibrary@mt.gov.

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Summer 2017

Created: Friday, July 7, 2017

Vol. 67, No. 2

All-American Indian Days and the Miss Indian America Pageantby Gregory Nickerson

Operation Skywatch The Montana Ground Observer Corps, 1952–1959
by Jon Axline

The Most Dangerous Man in Montana Corruption, Communism, and Bill Dunne
by Vernon L. Pedersen

Exposing the Work of Albert Peale and Charles Loughrey United States Geological Survey Photography in Montana and Wyoming
by Marcy Flynn

Spring 2017

Created: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Vol. 67, No. 1

“We Had to Start Treating Them as Human Beings” Dr. Philip Pallister, Clinical Genetics, and the Montana State Training School, 1940s–1970s
by Linda Sargent Wood

More than Mourning Dove Christine Quintasket: Activist, Leader, Public Intellectual
by Laurie Arnold

Working on the Railroad A Memoir by Immigrant Laborer Poet Antonio Andreoni
by Maria Bendinelli Predelli

Winter 2016

Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Western Montana’s Christmas Tree Boom, 1926–1969by Rich Aarstad

From Forest to Market Work in Montana’s Christmas Tree Industry
by Darris Flanagan

Picturing Indian Health Dr. Ferdinand Shoemaker’s Traveling Photographs from the Crow Reservation, 1910–1918
by Rebecca S. Wingo

Alberta’s Special Areas Drought and Adaptation on the Canadian Plains
by William N. Holden

Becoming Herders Basque Immigration, Labor, and Settlement in Nevada, 1880–1910
by Iker Saitua

Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Autumn 2016

Created: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

“Realizing the Chance of Your Life”A Wisconsin Doctor Moves to Missoula, 1905
by Todd L. Savitt

Nurse, Mother, MidwifeSusie Walking Bear Yellowtail and the Struggle for Crow Women’s Reproductive Autonomy
by Brianna Theobald

After the West Was WonHow African American Buffalo Soldiers Invigorated the Helena Community in Early Twentieth-Century Montana
by Anthony Wood

Fraud at Fort ParkerHow Corruption and Contracting Built Early Bozeman
by Crystal Alegria and Marsha Fulton

“I was smitten with the West”The Montana Historical Society celebrates Brian W. Dippie
by Charles E. Rankin

Summer 2016

Created: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

State of ChangeWomen and the 1972 Montana Constitutional Convention
by Kelly Kirk

“One Page at a Time“Early Printing in Territorial Montana
by Aaron Parrett

“Dead Work,“ Electric Futures, and the Hidden History of the Gilded Age by Jeremy Zallen

Expanding Digital Access to Historic Montana Newspapers by Tammy Troup

Spring 2016

Created: Monday, March 21, 2016

Creating “Staunch Hearted, Bright-Eyed Sportswomen”The Montana Legacy of Ina E. Gittings
by Pamela Stewart

A Cross in the WildernessSt. Mary’s Mission Celebrates 175 Years
by Ellen Baumler

Rocky Mountain RadicalsCopper King James A. Murray, Senator James E. Murray, and Seventy-Eight Years of Montana Politics, 1883–1961
by Bill Farley

Manufactured Housing in Twentieth-Century Montanaby Zoe Ann Stoltz watch the video


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Winter 2015

Created: Monday, December 21, 2015

Cowboys and CapitalistsThe XIT Ranch in Texas and Montana, 1885–1912
by Michael M. Miller watch the video

“Failure to Protect”Legal Interpretations of Rape and Wife Assault in Butte, Montana, 1900–1920
by Natalie F. Scheidler

“There When We Needed Them”Harriette E. Cushman and the Birth of Montana’s Turkey Marketing Cooperatives
by Amy L. McKinney

Yellowstone’s History, Lost and FoundThe Tangled Provenance of the Gustavus Cheyney Doane Papers
by Kim Allen Scott

Where Did I Read That?A Guide to Montana’s Comprehensive Index and Databases
by Christy Eckerle


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Autumn 2015

Created: Monday, September 21, 2015

Remove the Dam, Restore the RiverHow Public Participation Redefined Superfund Law at Milltown, Montana
by David Brooks

Surviving MontanaWomen’s Memories of Work and Family Life, 1900–1960
by Laurie Mercier

The Traditional Worldview of the Kootenai People by the Kootenai Culture Committee


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Summer 2015

Created: Sunday, June 21, 2015

Going PublicChildbirth, the Board of Health, and Montana Women, 1860–1920
by Jennifer J. Hill

Pack Mules and ParachutesFirefighting Partners at Montana’s Ninemile Remount Depot
by Janet Ore

Forgotten PioneersThe Chinese in Montana
by Ellen Baumler watch the video

Daphne Bugbee JonesA Modernist Architect’s Legacy
by Hipólito Rafael Chacón watch the video

Montana Book Roundup by Aaron Parrett


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Spring 2015

Created: Saturday, March 21, 2015

When Jeannette Said “No”Montana Women’s Response to World War I
by Mary Murphy

“Upward Ho! Or, The Way of The Better Life”The Circuit Chautauqua Movement in Montana
by Nancy Cooper

Bob & CharlieA Montana Pair to Draw To
by Kirby Lambert and Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney

Firefighters in the Sky75 Years and Still Smokejumping over Montana
by Lincoln Bramwell

The Montana Historical Society Celebrates 150 Years by Bruce Whittenberg


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Winter 2014

Created: Sunday, December 21, 2014

Women, Wobblies, and the ‘War of Grays Harbor’Finnish-American Women and the 1912 Grays Harbor Lumber Strike
by Aaron Goings

In the Winner’s CircleHow Montana Thoroughbreds Upset the Nineteenth Century’s Racing Establishment
by Catharine Melin-Moser

John Mix StanleyAn Artist’s View of the 1853 Pacific Railroad Survey and the Far Northwest
by Peter H. Hassrick

Authenticating Chief Joseph’s ShirtRevelations from Comparison of Digitized Photographs
by Jeffrey Baitis and James S. Brust

Becoming Chinese in MontanaThe Chinese Empire Reform Association and National Identity among Montana’s Chinese Communities
by Mark Johnson


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Autumn 2014

Created: Sunday, September 21, 2014

In Search of the SublimeFinding Transcendence in the Mountain West, 1880–1920
by Diana L. Di Stefano

Rudyard KiplingAt Large in the West
by Landon Y. Jones

‘We Are Learning to Do These Things Better’A Women’s History of Helena’s First Neighborhood
by Ellen Baumler

‘Come Join the K.K.K. in the Old Town Tonight’The Ku Klux Klan in Harlowton, Montana, during the 1920s
by Christine K. Erickson

Protecting Montana’s Historic Properties by Kathryn Ore watch the video


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Summer 2014

Created: Saturday, June 21, 2014

Women’s History MattersThe Montana Historical Society’s Suffrage Centennial Project
by Ellen Baumler, Laura K. Ferguson, Jodie Foley, Annie Hanshew, Anya Jabour, Martha Kohl, and Marcella Sherfy Walter watch the videos

Calamity JaneA Life and Legends
by Richard W. Etulain watch the video

Divas, Divorce, and DisclosureHidden Narratives in the Diaries of Evelyn Cameron
by Ann Roberts and Christine Wordsworth

Ewen and Evelyn Cameron Under the Big SkyA Photographic Essay


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Spring 2014

Created: Friday, March 21, 2014

Wheeling through YellowstoneA History of Early Bicycling in America’s First National Park
by Wes Hardin

‘The Courage to Act by a Higher and Humaner Principle’Lewis J. Duncan and the Socialist Movement in Butte, Montana, 1900–1914
by John Hajduk

Forrest Anderson, the 1972 Constitution, and the Reshaping of Montana by Brian Shovers watch the video

From Havana to MontanaCuban Refugee Children, Operation Pedro Pan, and the Cold War Catholic Church
by Clint Attebery


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Winter 2013

Created: Saturday, December 21, 2013

Montana’s Conjurers, Con Men, and Card CheatsWilbur E. Sanders, S. W. Erdnase, and The Expert at the Card Table
by Marty Demarest watch the video

‘Hewing Community Out of Wilderness’Montana’s Korpivaara and Kuhmoniemi Settlements in the Early Twentieth Century
by Dena L. Sanford

Killing Montana’s WolvesStockgrowers, Bounty Bills, and the Uncertain Distinction between Predators and Producers
by Michael Wise

Montana Book Roundup by Aaron Parrett


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Autumn 2013

Created: Saturday, September 21, 2013

Blood MoneyThe Montana Bankers Association and the Bozeman Bank Robbery of 1932
by Kim Allen Scott

The Bones Brothers Ranchby Joan L. Brownell

From Party Lines and Barbed WireA History of Telephones in Montana
by Ellen Arguimbau

A Massive UndertakingConstructing Montana’s Interstate Highways, 1956–1988
by Jon Axline

Luck and DetailsPhotographing the Work of Charles M. Russell
by Tom Ferris watch the video


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Summer 2013

Created: Friday, June 21, 2013

Montana ModernismContemporary Architecture in the Western State, 1945–1975
by H. Rafael Chacón

Black Hills and BloodshedThe U.S. Army and the Invasion of Lakota Land, 1868–1876
by Catharine R. Franklin

Charlie Russell and Glacier Park by Elizabeth A. Dear and David Stanley

Lee Metcalf and the Politics of PreservationPart II—Conflict, Compromise, and the Art of Leadership
by Frederick H. Swanson


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Spring 2013

Created: Thursday, March 21, 2013

Lee Metcalf and the Politics of PreservationPart I—A Positive Program of Development
by Frederick H. Swanson

On TrialThe Washington R*dskins’ Wily Mascot—Coach William “Lone Star” Dietz
by Linda M. Waggoner

The Case for a Custer Battalion SurvivorPrivate Gustave Korn’s Story
by Albert Winkler

A “Temple of Pleasure”Missoula’s Wilma Theatre
by Elizabeth “Libi” Sundermann

Montana’s National Register Program by John Boughton


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Winter 2012

Created: Friday, December 21, 2012

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Burton K. Wheeler, and the Great Debate A Montana Senator’s Crusade for Non-intervention before World War II
by Marc C. Johnson

Children of the HillSituating Children in Butte’s History
by Janet L. Finn watch the video

Vaccine Production in the Bitterroot Valley during World War IIHow Rocky Mountain Laboratory Protected American Forces from Yellow Fever
by Gary R. Hettrick

Camp CookeMontana Territory’s Forgotten First U.S. Army Post
by Rodger Lawrence Huckabee

And the Bride Wore . . . Montana Weddings, 1900–1960An Exhibit from the Montana Historical Society
by Martha Kohl

Montana Book Roundup by Aaron Parrett


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Autumn 2012

Created: Friday, September 21, 2012

This Was J.C.PenneyA Century of James Penney’s Main Street Department Stores in the Rocky Mountain West
by David Delbert Kruger watch the video

The Travails of Flathead Indian Agent Charles S. Medary, 1875–1877by Robert Bigart

The Art of StorytellingPlains Indian Perspectives
by Jennifer Bottomley-O’looney

Louis W. Hill, the Great Northern Railway, and the Origins of Automobile Tourism in the Northern Plainsby Alan R. Havig

The Serendipitous Preservation of Butte’s Mai Wah Noodle Parlor and the Wah Chong Tai Companyby Hal Waldrup


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Summer 2012

Created: Thursday, June 21, 2012

The End of FreedomThe Military Removal of the Blackfeet and Reservation Confinement, 1880
by William E. Farr

Protest, Power, and the PitFighting Open-Pit Mining in Butte, Montana
by Brian Leech

Breaking Racial Barriers ‘Everyone’s Welcome’ at the Ozark Club, Great Falls, Montana’s African American Nightclub
by Ken Robison

Building Permanent and Substantial RoadsPrison Labor on Montana’s Highways, 1910–1925
by Jon Axline

Signs of the TimesThe Montana Historical Society’s National Register Sign Program
by Ellen Baumler


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Spring 2012

Created: Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Jerry O’ConnellMontana’s Communist Congressman
by Vernon L. Pedersen

Beyond the ‘Mongolian Muddle’Reconsidering Virginia City, Montana’s China War of 1881
by Laura J. Arata

E. B. White’s Montana and The Trumpet of the Swanby Marcia Melton

The Politics of PerformanceMontana’s Landless Indians and Beveridge’s Montana Wildest West Show
by Elizabeth Sperry

Innovations in EducationThe Montana Historical Society’s Reach Extends Nationally and Internationally
by Mark Johnson watch the video


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Winter 2011

Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The West Loved Oysters Too!A Look at that Time in America When Those Briny Bivalves Were All the Rage, Even beyond the Missouri River
by Paul L. Hedren

Staging the Past in Montana’s Alder GulchRuminations on History, Tourism, and Preservation
by J. Philip Gruen

‘Our Snow Covered Trail’A Montana Freighter Recalls the Hard Winter of 1906–1907
by Joseph M. Hartmann

Ahead of His TimeJoseph Kinsey Howard and the Writing of Strange Empire
by Heather Devine

Cons OnlineA Montana Historical Society Digitization Project
by Caitlan Maxwell and Jodie Foley


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Autumn 2011

Created: Wednesday, September 21, 2011

‘Indians shall do things in common’Oglala Lakota Identity and Cattle-Raising on the Pine Ridge Reservation
by Jeffrey D. Means

Ernest Hemingway’s Westby Lou Mandler

Montana’s BarnsA Vanishing History
by Chere Jiusto and Christine W. Brown; photographs by Tom Ferris

From Canning to ContraceptivesCooperative Extension Service Home Demonstration Clubs and Rural Montana Women in the Post–World War II Era
by Amy L. McKinney

The Restoration of a Legendary Painting by C. M. Russellby Erica ESH Henry


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Summer 2011

Created: Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Changing LivesBaptist Women, Benevolence, and Community on the Crow Reservation, 1904–60
by Becky Matthews

Steamboats, Woodhawks, and War on the Upper Missouri River by Greg Gordon

The Rise and Fall of Social Welfare in a Frontier Mining CommunityVirginia City and Madison County, Montana Territory, 1863–69
by Jeffrey J. Safford

‘Howdy Everyone! Glad to See You’Montana Tourism and its Port of Entry Stations
by Jon Axline

The Western Rendezvous of Art by Susan R. Near


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Spring 2011

Created: Monday, March 21, 2011

Helen P. Clarke in ‘the Age of Tribes’Montana’s Changing Racial Landscape, 1870–1920
by Andrew R. Graybill watch the video

Axis Nation ‘Detainees’ and Japanese Enemy Aliens in the West during World War I?Iby Carol Van Valkenburg

‘Not an imaginary picture altogether, but parts’The Artistic Legacy of Buffalo Bill Cody
by Robert E. Bonner

‘With no companion but her horse’The Rocky Mountain Husbandman’s Traveling Correspondents Anna Kline and Carolyn A. Murphy, 1889–1904
by Frank R. Grant

Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett


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Winter 2010

Created: Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Mina WestbyeNorwegian Immigrant, North Dakota Homesteader, Studio Photographer, ‘New Woman’
by Lori Ann Lahlum

Marketing the NorthwestThe Northern Pacific Railroad’s Last Spike Excursion
by Jan Taylor

A Devastating Diagnosis of LeprosyThe Story of Orville Willett
by Ellen Baumler

Just a Name on a Grave? Discovering the story of an Unknown Montana Miner
by Don L. Crawford and Melinda Blanchard Crawford

The Lonesome Life in Glacier National ParkKishenehn Ranger Station, 1910–1940
by Mark Hufstetler


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Autumn 2010

Created: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The Nez Perce and Their TrialsRethinking America’s Indian Wars
by Elliott West

Guy M. Brandborg and the Bitterroot ControversyA Conservationist’s Legacy in the Northern Rockies
by Frederick H. Swanson

HungerA Memoir of Growing Up in Northeastern Montana
by Ruth McLaughlin; introduced by Dee Garceau

When the Mountains RoaredThe 1910 Northern Rockies Fires
by Lincoln Bramwell

The Mapkeepers by Brian Shovers


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Summer 2010

Created: Monday, June 21, 2010

Conceiving NatureThe Creation of Montana’s Glacier National Park
by Andrew C. Harper

Where the Prairie Ends and the Sky BeginsMaynard Dixon in Montana
by Donald J. Hagerty

Glacier National ParkPeople, a Playground, and a Park
by Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney and Deirdre Shaw

The Miraculous Survival of the Art of Glacier National Park by Hipólito Rafael Chacón


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Spring 2010

Created: Sunday, March 21, 2010

The N Bar N RanchA Legend of the Open-Range Cattle Industry, 1885–99
by Lee I. Niedringhaus

‘Charlot loves his people’The Defeat of Bitterroot Salish Aspirations for an Independent Bitterroot Valley Community
by Robert Bigart

Following the Old North Trail to BerlinWalter McClintock and the Grand Opera Poia
by Steven L. Grafe

Romancing MontanaFrances Parker, Western Writer
by Mary L. Helland

From Bits of Paper to Bytes of DataThe Newspaper Collection at the Montana Historical Society
by Molly Kruckenberg


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Winter 2009

Created: Monday, December 21, 2009

Dying in the WestPart 2—Caregiving in the Home and the Death of Daniel Slayton
by Dawn D. Nickel

‘The Huge Mass Writhed and Screamed like a Live Thing’Revisiting the Failure of Hauser Dam
by Aaron Parrett

Lt. James H. BradleyThe Literary Legacy of Montana’s Frontier Soldier-Historian
by Jon G. James

In the Company of HeroesCharlie Russell and the ‘Temple of Fame’
by Kirby Lambert

Copper Commando and the Anaconda Company’s Wartime Production by Amanda Graham


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Autumn 2009

Created: Monday, September 21, 2009

Failed National Parks in the Last Best Place by Lary M. Dilsaver and William Wyckoff

Dying in the WestPart 1—Hospitals and Health Care in Montana and Alberta, 1880–1950
by Dawn Nickel

Cromwell DixonThe World’s Youngest Aviator
by Del Phillips

Celebrating a Century of County Building in Montana by Jeff Malcomson watch the video

Are We There Yet?Some Thoughts on the Current State of Western Women’s History
by Sue Armitage

Montana Film Roundup: Butte, America by Brian Shovers


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Summer 2009

Created: Sunday, June 21, 2009

Abraham LincolnPolitical Founding Father of the American West
by Richard W. Etulain

To Think Like a StarThe American West, Modern Cosmology, and Big History
by Kevin J. Fernlund

‘My heart now has become changed to softer feelings’A northern Cheyenne Woman and Her Family Remember the Long journey home
by John H. Monnett

‘Baseball was our life’Amateur Baseball in Butte, Montana, 1920–1960
by John Mihelich


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Spring 2009

Created: Saturday, March 21, 2009

‘These Men Play Real Polo’An Elite Sport in the ‘Cowboy State,’ 1890–1930
by Michael A. Amundson

Montana Deaconess School to IntermountainA Centennial of Restoring Hope for Children, 1909–2009
by Ellen Baumler

Plying the Waters in America’s Little SwitzerlandEarly-Twentieth-Century Lake Tourism in Glacier National Park
by Calvin H. Mires

From Coal Mine to CourtsideBasketball in Bearcreek, Montana
by Liza J. Nicholas

Montana: Stories of the LandA New Approach to Teaching Montana History
by Martha Kohl


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Winter 2008

Created: Sunday, December 21, 2008

Tough Trip to PublicationTough Trip through Paradise and the Beautiful Wives of Andrew Garcia
by Diane Smith

Thomas Savage, Forgotten Novelistby O. Alan Weltzien

Learning a Trapper’s and Hunter’s Artby Frank Bird Linderman; introduced by Sarah Waller Hatfield

‘This unfortunate affair’An 1810 Letter from the Three Forks
by Rich Aarstad

The Charles M. Russell Catalogue Raisonnéby B. Byron Price watch the video


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Autumn 2008

Created: Sunday, September 21, 2008

‘More Real than the Indians Themselves’The Early Years of the Indian Lore Movement in the United States
by Clyde Ellis

Montana Quilts and QuiltmakersA History of Work and Beauty
by Mary Murphy

Montana Quilts and QuiltmakersFrom Sunburst to Nine-Patch—Treasures of the Nineteenth Century
by Annie Hanshew

A Call to OrderLaw, Violence, and the Development of Montana’s Early Stockmen’s Organizations
by T. A. Clay

Sitting ProudThe Indian Portraits of Joseph Scheuerle
by Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney

‘Big Love’Unnatural Families and the Suburban West
by Maria E. Montoya


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Summer 2008

Created: Saturday, June 21, 2008

Bringing Home All the Pretty HorsesThe Horse Trade and the Early American West, 1775–1825
by Dan Flores

The Eleventh Manby Ivan Doig

Justice as an AfterthoughtWomen and the Montana Prison System
by Ellen Baumler

‘Peas That Please’The Gallatin Valley Pea Industry, 1911–1970
by Phyllis Smith

The Mining Law of 1872by Gordon Morris Bakken

Assault on Basaltby Mark Baumler


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Spring 2008

Created: Friday, March 21, 2008

The Fight for Crow WaterPart II: Damming the Bighorn
by Megan Benson

The World in the West, the West in the WorldFriedrich Gerstäcker, Richard Francis Burton, and Isabella Bird on the Nineteenth-Century Frontier
by David Wrobel

The Seminal Years of the Montana Legislative Council, 1957–1965by Eugene C. Tidball

Living ArtifactsThe Ancient Ponderosa Pines of the West
by Stephen F. Arno, Lars Östlund, and Robert E. Keane

How It WorkedThe Stamp Mill
by Duane A. Smith

Charlie Russell and the Mysterious Photographsby Ken Robison

Restoring History at the Original Governor’s Mansionby Susan R. Near

Montana Book Roundupby Sue Hart


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Winter 2007

Created: Friday, December 21, 2007

Wallace Stegner’s Formative Years in Saskatchewan and Montanaby Philip L. Fradkin

‘A Residual Frontier Town’Wallace Stegner’s Salt Lake City
by Robert C. Steensma

The Fight for Crow WaterPart I: The Early Reservation Years through the Indian New Deal
by Megan Benson

‘Our Genial Photographer’The Life and Times of Henry D. Weenink
by D. Lyle Dechant

Not-So-Buried TreasuresExploring the On-line Resources of the MHS Research Center
by Jodie Foley and Roberta Gebhardt

So You Want to Be Published?by Stan Lynde

A Guide to Self-Publishing Your Bookby the Montana Historical Society Press staff


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Autumn 2007

Created: Friday, September 21, 2007

Abortion in the Old WestThe Trials of Dr. Edwin S. Kellogg of Helena, Montana
by Todd L. Savitt

George ‘Montana’ OiyeThe Journey of a Japanese American from the Big Sky to the Battlefields of Europe
by Casey J. Pallister

Babe in the WoodsF. Scott Fitzgerald’s Unlikely Summer in Montana
by Landon Y. Jones

The Railroad Photography of Warren McGee by Jennifer Jeffries Thompson

HBO’s DeadwoodNot Your Typical Western
by John Mack Faragher

The St. Ignatius Mission by Katherine Mitchell

Happy Birthday MHS Press! from the Society

 


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Summer 2007

Created: Thursday, June 21, 2007

Flying across AmericaThe Airline Passenger Experience and the West
by Daniel L. Rust

One Day on Timbered IslandHow the Rockefellers’ Visits to Yellowstone Led to Grand Teton National Park
by Marian Albright Schenck

Postcard Portraits of Yellowstone National Park by Susan and Jack Davis

Neither Empty nor UnknownMontana at the Time of Lewis and Clark
by George Oberst

‘I haven’t time to kiss everybody!’Larry Mathews Entertains in Yellowstone, 1887–1904
by Lee H. Whittlesey


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Spring 2007

Created: Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Gwendolen HasteGiving Voice to the Homesteaders
by Sue Hart

When Does a Cactus Become an Angry Buffalo?Traditional Games of the Lakotas
by Raymond A. Bucko, S.J.

The Tragic Montana Career of Dr. D. E. Salmonby Fredric L. Quivik

The Nez Perces in Yellowstone in 1877A Comparison of Attempts to Deduce Their Route
by Lee Whittlesey

Montana Architecture—More than a Mile from City CenterHelena’s Northern Pacific Railroad District and Sixth Ward
by Kate Hampton

Identifying African American Resources Projectby Scott Meredith

Montana Book Roundupby Bud Bynack


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Winter 2006

Created: Thursday, December 21, 2006

Entering Butte by Robert R. Swartout Jr.

‘See America the Bountiful’Butte’s Berkeley Pit and the American Culture of Consumption
by Timothy J. LeCain

Another Look at Burke’s ButteThe Great Depression and William Allen Burke’s ‘Greenhorn Miner’
introduced by Matthew Basso

Caring for the DeadThe Development of the Funeral Business in Butte
by Zena Beth McGlashan

1,000,000 Glasses a DayButte’s Beer History on Tap
by Steve Lozar watch the video

Driving Haul Trucks in the Berkeley PitReminiscences of a Gritty Job
by Bill Long

About Butte by Wim Wenders

The Butte-Anaconda National Historic Landmark by Martha Kohl

The Natural West—Bioprospecting in the Berkeley PitThe Search for Valuable Natural Products from a Most Unnatural World
by Andrea Stierle

Our Lady of the Rockies by Kris King


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Autumn 2006

Created: Thursday, September 21, 2006

Frontiersman for the TsarTimofei Tarakanov and the Expansion of Russian America
by Kenneth N. Owens

Love, Valor, and EnduranceWorld War II War Brides Making a Home in Montana
by Seena B. Kohl

The Story from Indian CountryWhat We Learned from the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
by Frederick E. Hoxie

Remembering Dave Walter

Teaching Twentieth-Century Montana Historyby Linda Wruck

Montana Book Roundupby Sue Hart


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Summer 2006

Created: Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Anaconda Sheds Its PressThe Story behind the Company’s Decision to Sell Its Newspapers
by Dennis Swibold

An Army Surgeon’s AccountHenry Remson Tilton’s View of the Bear’s Paw Mountains Expedition and the Conclusion of the Nez Perce War
by Jerome A. Greene

‘No Fighting is to be Apprehended’Major Eugene Baker, Sitting Bull, and the Northern Pacific Railroad’s 1872 Western Yellowstone Surveying Expedition
by M. John Lubetkin

William RanneyA Painter’s Requiem to the Mountain Man
by Peter H. Hassrick

Of Professors and PredatorsJohn Ostrom, Deinonychus antirrhopus, and the Nature of Dinosaurs
by Jon Axline

Caroline Lockhart on the Dryhead‘Happily-Ever-Aftering’ on a Montana Cattle Ranch
by John Clayton

Brokeback MountainA Western
by Richard White

Key IngredientsAmerica by Food

We Proceeded OnCreating a Masterpiece for the Montana State Capitol
by Kirby Lambert

Tower RockA Traveler’s Landmark
by Clint Attebery


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Spring 2006

Created: Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Mormonism in Montana by Brian Q. Cannon

Second Views of the Treasure State by William Wyckoff

Monopolizing The Virginian (or, Railroading Wister) by Melody Graulich

Brigadier General George Crook’s ‘Horse Meat March’ and the Fight at Slim ButtesA Letter by Walter Scribner Schuyler
by Charles M. Robinson III

Fort Davis and the Antebellum Military Frontiers by Robert Wooster

Forest Images by K. D. Swan by Kirby Lambert

The Montana Heritage Project by Katherine Mitchell

Forsyth, Montana by Martha Kohl


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Winter 2005

Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2005

What’s the Matter with Texas?The Great Enigma of the Lone Star State in the American West
by Ty Cashion

‘Good night with the Stars and Stripes, Army, Navy, and Mister damned Wilson’Montana’s Central Role in the Repression—and Eventual Recognition—of Free Speech
by Clemens P. Work

In the Shadow of Billy the KidSusan McSween and the Lincoln County War
by Kathleen P. Chamberlain

The Masonic Apron of Meriwether Lewis and the Legacy of Masonry in Montanaby Ellen Baumler

Comet, Montanaby Christine W. Brown

Unexpected Treasures among the Photographs of Ed and Emil Kopacby Delores J. Morrow and Sandra J. Barker


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Autumn 2005

Created: Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Animal Last StandsEmpathy and Extinction in the American West
by Jon T. Coleman

Women and Hunting in the West by Mary Zeiss Stange

Hunting Democracy by Daniel Justin Herman

‘The Great Source of Amusement’Hunting in the Frontier Army
by James E. Potter

The Legendary Earl DurandWyoming’s ‘Tarzan of the Tetons’
by Lillian Turner

‘Something Wicked This Way Comes’ by Gordon Morris Bakken and Elwood Bakken

Travel and Exploration Narratives in the Montana Historical Society Collection by Rich Aarstad and Jennie Stapp

Pine Butte Swamp Preserve and the Rocky Mountain Front by W. Clark Whitehorn


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Summer 2005

Created: Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Captivity For Yellowstone BisonTheir Doom or Salvation?
by Mary Ann Franke

Tragedy at Red Cloud AgencyThe Surrender, Confinement, and Death of Crazy Horse
by Jeffrey V. Pearson

‘We Belong to the North’The Flights of the Northern Indians from the White River Agencies, 1877–1878
by Kingsley M. Bray

‘Custer’s Last Stand’An Artist’s Perspective
by Thom Ross

Mapping MontanaThe Federal Land Surveys of 1867–1868
by Jeffrey J. Safford

Fear in the Time of Infantile Paralysis by Volney Steele

The 320 Ranch by Connie Staudohar

Community Preservation in Montana by Rolene R. Schliesman


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Spring 2005

Created: Monday, March 21, 2005

Diversions, Ditches, and District CourtsMontana’s Struggle to Allocate Water
by Brian Shovers

The Contradictory Legacies of Buffalo Bill Cody’s First Scalp for Custer by Paul L. Hedren

Elwood Mead, Buffalo Bill Cody, and the Carey Act in Wyoming by Robert E. Bonner

Kayaking Playground or Nature Preserve?Whitewater Boating Conflicts in Yellowstone National Park
by Michael J. Yochim

Historical Maps of Montana and the Stories They Tell by Sally Thompson

Reading between the Lines by Clyde Ellis and Charlene Porsild


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Winter 2004

Created: Tuesday, December 21, 2004

‘This Wicked Family’A Biography of the Deschamps Family of Fort Union—Their Feuds, Fights, and Violent Demise
by Robert W. Thomson

The Bearer Has PermissionA Brief History of Research Permitting in Yellowstone National Park
by Alice Wondrak Biel

Old West and New West in Garden Park, Colorado by Steven M. Schnell, Curtis J. Sorenson, Soren Larsen, Matthew Dunbar, and Erin McGrogan

Laura Bell McDanielQueen of the Colorado City Tenderloin
by Jan MacKell

Icy Reconnaissance by Michael J. Ober

Federal Historic Rehabilitation Income Tax Credit Program by Pete Brown

New Deal Oasis on the High Plains by Fredric L. Quivik


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Autumn 2004

Created: Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Empty SaddlesDesertion from the Dashing U.S. Cavalry
by Judy Daubenmier

Fire and AshesThe Last Survivor of the Mann Gulch Fire
by John N. Maclean

A Rashomon NightMontana Vigilantes and the Subjective Question of Guilt
by Frederick Allen

‘Give Me Eighty Men’Shattering the Myth of the Fetterman Massacre
by Shannon Smith Calitri

The Trials of John L. Smith by John Clayton

The Old Works Golf Course, Anaconda, Montana by Brian Shovers

From Liverpool to Cut Bank by Jodie Foley

Bearcreek, Montana by Jon Axline


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Summer 2004

Created: Monday, June 21, 2004

KonaCradle of Hawaii’s Paniolo
by Richard W. Slatta, Ku‘ulani Auld, and Maile Melrose

Montana’s Worst Natural DisasterThe 1964 Flood on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation
by Aaron Parrett

‘I Want It Real Bad’The Charles M. Russell–Malcolm Mackay Collaboration
by Brian W. Dippie

Montana’s Last Best ChanceThe Malcolm S. Mackay Collection of Charles M. Russell Art
by Kirby Lambert

A Recipe for New Research by Charlene Porsild

Remembering Butte’s Chinatown by Carrie Schneider


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Spring 2004

Created: Sunday, March 21, 2004

Falling in Love with MontanaJohn Vachon’s Photographic Sojourn
by Mary Murphy

‘Enigma Woman’ Nellie MadisonFemme Fatales and Noir Fiction
by Kathleen Cairns

Going to BuffaloIndian Hunting Migrations Across the Rocky Mountains Part 2: Civilian Permits, Army Escorts
by William E. Farr

‘Performers Prove Beauty & Rodeo Can Be Mixed’The Return of the Cowgirl Queen
by Renee M. Laegreid

‘The Fellow Who Can Talk the Loudest and Has the Best Shotgun Gets the Water’Water Regulation and the Montana State Engineer’s Office, 1889–1964
by James E. Sherow

Days of Discovery by Dayton Duncan

L. A. Huffman by Gene Allen & Bev Allen

Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge by Amy L. McKinney


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Winter 2003

Created: Sunday, December 21, 2003

Going to BuffaloIndian Hunting Migrations Across the Rocky Mountains
Part 1: Making Meat and Taking Robes

by William E. Farr

‘Music, Song, and Laughter’Yellowstone National Park’s Fountain Hotel, 1891–1916
by Lee H. Whittlesey

Letters from World’s EndA Young Couple’s Portrait of Butte, 1936–1941
by Brenda Pentland

‘The Making of a Good Woman’Montana and the National Florence Crittenton Mission
by Ellen Baumler

Documenting Education in Montana by Molly Kruckenberg

Lolo Hot Springs by Charlene Porsild


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