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Spring 1982

Spring 1982

Vol. 32, No. 2

Created: Sunday, March 21, 1982

Vol. 32, No. 2

Stanley Huntley Interviews Sitting Bull Event, Pseudo-Event or Fabrication?
by Lewis O. Saum

Montana’s Silver Mining Era Great Boom and Great Bust
by Robert A. Chadwick

Phil Sheridan’s Pyrrhic Victory The Piegan Massacre, Army Politics, and the Transfer Debate
by Paul A. Hutton

Fannie Sperry Steele Montana’s Champion Bronc Rider
by Liz Stiffler and Tona Blake

Lorena Hickok to Harry Hopkins, 1933 A Woman Reporter Views Prairie Towns
by Maurine Hoffman Beasley

Montana Episodes A Maine Man in the West—Letters of Stephen C. Barron, 1867–1874
by Robert W. Lovett

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Doig, Winter Brothers, reviewed by Richard Maxwell Brown | Montana Historical Society, F. Jay Haynes, Photographer, reviewed by Robert A. Weinstein | Vietor, Environmental Politics and the Coal Coalition, reviewed by Bill Bryans | Prucha, Indian Policy in the United States, reviewed by Kenneth R. Philip | Kipling, American Notes, reviewed by John Milton | Schreier | Highgrade, reviewed by William S. Greever | Greene, Slim Buttes, reviewed by Robert A. Murray | Riley, Frontierswomen, The Iowa Experience, reviewed by Paula Petrik | Lingeman, Small Town America, reviewed by Elliott West | Billington, Land of Savagery, Land of Promise, reviewed by Robert G. Athearn | Gulick, Chief Joseph Country, Land of the Nez Perce, reviewed by William N. Bischoff, S.J. | Goetzmann and Porter, The West as Romantic Horizon, reviewed by Phillip Drennon Thomas | Hedren, First Scalp for Custer, reviewed by Don G. Rickey

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Untitled (Indian portrait), 1905, by Edgar S. Paxson