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Spring 1979

Spring 1979

Vol. 29, No. 2

Created: Wednesday, March 21, 1979

Vol. 29, No. 2

W. H. D. Koerner & Emerson Hough A Western Collaboration
by Dorys Crow Grover

Sollid Wants to See You George Sollid, Homestead Locator
by William E. Farr

When Lowry Took Russell and Me to Eatby Belknap “Ballie” Buck
introduction by Brian W. Dippie

How the Buffalo Lost His Crown by John W. Beaconillustrated by Charles M. Russell

Wells Fargo Stagecoaching in Montana Trials and Triumphs
by W. Turrentine Jackson

Brick Stronghold of the Border Fort Assinniboine, 1879–1911
by Nicholas P. Hardeman

Montana Episodes Shipping Time
by Jeffrey J. Safford

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Duke, ed., Water Trails West, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Pender, A Lady’s Experiences in the Wild West in 1883, reviewed by Beverly Beeton | Jackson and Galli, A History of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Its Activities among Indians, reviewed by William E. Unrau | Cheney and Erskine, Music, Saddles, and Flapjacks: Dudes at the OTO Ranch, reviewed by Joel H. Bernstein | Farr and Toole, Montana: Images of the Past, reviewed by Mark H. Brown | Ball, The United States Marshals of New Mexico and Arizona Territories, 1846–1912, reviewed by John D. W. Guice | Brabeck and Chesarek, Montana: Two Lane Highway in a Four Lane World, reviewed by by William J. Furdell | Athearn, In Search of Canaan: Black Migration to Kansas, 1879–80, reviewed by Frank C. Luebke | Hague, The Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540–1848, reviewed by Ted C. Hinckley | Bigart, Montana: An Assessment for the Future, reviewed by Stanley Davison | Lecompte, Pueblo, Hardscrabble, Greenhorn: The Upper Arkansas, 1832–1856, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Fitzgerald, Black Gold with Grit, reviewed by Walter Rundell, Jr. | Dempsey, Charcoal’s World, reviewed by Harrison Lane

On the cover

(front) Prairie Storm, 1923, by W. H. D. Koerner; (back)Madonna of the Prairie, 1922, by W. H. D. Koerner