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Spring 1996

Spring 1996

Vol. 46, No. 1

Created: Thursday, March 21, 1996

Vol. 46, No. 1

Shark of the Plains Early Western Encounters with Wolves
by Bruce Hampton

‘A Fight to the Finish’ The Extermination of the Gray Wolf in Wyoming, 1890–1930
by Peter M. Zmyj

The First National Park Interpreter C. L. Henderson in Yellowstone, 1882–1902
by Lee H. Whittlesey

The Lure of the Parksby Kirby Lambert

‘Roughing It Up the Yellowstone to Wonderland’ The Nelson Miles/Colgate Hoyt Party in Yellowstone National Park, September 1878
by James S. Brust and Lee H. Whittlesey

Essays on the West Perilous Passage: A Narrative of the Montana Gold Rush, 1862–1863
by Edwin Ruthven Purple, ed. by Kenneth N. Owens

In Commemoration Richard B. Roeder, 1930–1995
by Charles E. Rankin, Brian Cockhill, Michael P. Malone, Harry W. Fritz, Eugene C.Tidball, and Pierce C. Mullen

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Josephy Jr., 500 Nations, reviewed by Peter Iverson | Lewis, Neither Wolf Nor Dog, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Schwantes, ed., Encounters with a Distant Land, reviewed by Brigham D. Madsen | McGinnis and Smith, eds., Abraham Lincoln and the Western Territories, reviewed by Eugene H. Berwanger | Gaff and Gaff, eds., Adventures on the Western Frontier, reviewed by Bruce Hampton | Schimmel and White, Bert Geer Phillips and the Taos Art Colony, reviewed by Martha A. Sandweiss | Hirt, A Conspiracy of Optimism, reviewed by William D. Rowley | Riney-Kehrberg, Rooted in Dust, reviewed by James E. Sherow | Etulain, ed., The American West in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by David G. McComb | Hamilton, This Bloody Deed, reviewed by Keith Edgerton | Prassel, The Great American Outlaw, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens

On the cover

(front) North Coast Limited in the Montana Rockies, Northern Pacific Railroad poster, c. 1930, by Gustav Krollmann; (back) Glacier National Park, Great Northern Railroad poster, c. 1922