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Spring 1981

Spring 1981

Vol. 31, No. 2

Created: Saturday, March 21, 1981

Vol. 31, No. 2

“To Arouse Interest in the Outdoors” The Literary Career of Enos Mills
by Carl Abbott

Scarlet West The Oldest Profession in the Trans-Mississippi Westby Elliott West

Capitalists with Rooms Prostitution in Helena, Montana, 1865–1900
by Paula Petrik

Wheat for the Soviet MassesM. L. Wilson and the Montana Connection
by Thomas R. Wessel

The Crow Indian Delegation to Washington, D.C., in 1880 by C. Adrian Heidenreich

Montana Episodes Homestead Fun
by Ruth Cameron

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Runte, National Parks, reviewed by Robert W. Righter | Gutfeld, Montana’s Agony, Years of War and Hysteria, 1917–1921, reviewed by Jerry W. Calvert | Davies, ed., Douglas of the Forests and Cole, Exile in the Wilderness , reviewed by Gordon B. Dobbs | Wells, Anti-Mormonism in Idaho, 1872–92, reviewed by Clark C. Spence | Kvasnicka and Viola, eds., The Commissioners of Indian Affairs, 1824–1977, reviewed by David M. Emmons | Madsen, The Lemhi, reviewed by Bert W. Marley | Machado, ed., The Past Remembered, reviewed by Stanley R. Davison | Fowler, Three Caravans to Yuma, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Young, comp. and Beyers, ed., Man Meets Grizzly, reviewed by Harold G. Stearns | Clokey, William H. Ashley, reviewed by Lewis O. Saum | Laubin and Laubin, American Indian Archery, reviewed by George P. Horse Capture

On the cover

The Chaperone, 1897, by Charles M. Russell