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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.

The 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 obtain prices and/or purchase back issues, email or call (406) 444-4708. Copies may also be available at your local library or the MHS Research Center.

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Spring 2004

Spring 2004

Vol. 54, No. 1

Created: Sunday, March 21, 2004

Vol. 54, No. 1

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 Discoveryby Dayton Duncan

L. A. Huffmanby Gene Allen & Bev Allen

Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refugeby Amy L. McKinney

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Smith, Pictures from an Expedition, reviewed by Deirdre McNamer | Nelson, Interpreters with Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Jay H. Buckley | Webb, A Woman in the Great Outdoors, reviewed by Gordon Morris Bakken | Tubbs and Jenkinson, The Lewis and Clark Companion, reviewed by Larry E. Morris | Schwantes, Going Places, reviewed by Jeffrey A. Johnson | Wood, Prologue to Lewis and Clark, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Newby, ed., The New Montana Story, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Davis, William S. Hart, reviewed by Archie P. McDonald | Woods, Asa Shinn Mercer, reviewed by Dennis Swibold | Johnsen, Raising a Stink, reviewed by Claire Strom | Chadwick, True Griz, reviewed by Alice Wondrak Biel | Schneiders, Big Sky Rivers, reviewed by Michael J. Yochim | Garrett and Smith, Ten Turtles to Tucumcari, reviewed by Charles V. Mutschler

On the cover

(front) The Pass, by Henry F. Farny, 1900; (back) No Truer Love, by Susan Edison, 1998