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Summer 1974

Summer 1974

Vol. 24, No. 3

Created: Saturday, June 1, 1974

Vol. 24, No. 3

Women’s Role in the American Westan essay by T. A. Larson

“Love from All to All” The Governor’s Lady Writes Home to Ohio
by James L. Thane, Jr.

Evy Alexander The Colonel’s Lady at McDowell in Arizona
by Sandra L. Myres

Women in the West A Pictorial View
compiled by the editors

Lillian’s Montana Sceneby Joyce H. Litz

Mother Was Shockedby Belle Fligelman Winestine

The Safe and Easy Way to Adventureby Dorothy M. Johnson

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Drury, Marcus and Narcissa Whitman and the Opening of Old Oregon, reviewed by Gloria Ricci Lothrop | Savage, The Cherokee Strip Livestock Association: Federal Regulation and the Cattleman’s Last Frontier, reviewed by W. Turrentine Jackson | Peirce, The Great Plains States of America, reviewed by David M. Emmons | Thrapp, Victorio and the Mimbres Apaches, reviewed by Robert W. Delaney | Utley, Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indians, 1866–1890, reviewed by Henry P. Walker | Outland, Stagecoaching on El Camino Real: Los Angeles to San Francisco, 1861–1901, reviewed by John E. Baur | Joralemon, Copper, the Encompassing Story of Mankind’s First Metal, reviewed by David A. Walker | Cushman, Montana—The Gold Frontier, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | Crossen, Charles Russell—Friend, reviewed by Sam Gilluly

On the cover

(front) The Prairie Is My Garden; (back) Woman at the Pump, both 1930s, both by Harvey T. Dunn