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Summer 1975

Summer 1975

Vol. 25, No. 3

Created: Sunday, June 1, 1975

Vol. 25, No. 3

The Ghastly Harvest Montana’s Buffalo Bone Trade
by LeRoy Barnett

The American Bison His Annihilation and Preservation
by James A. Dolph and C. Ivar Dolph

Essay in Photographs The Artistic Vision of Myrta Wright Stevens
by the editors

Carefree Youth and Dudes in Glacier National Parkby Dorothy M. Johnson

Yellowstone’s Madison Museum In Celebration of an American Idea
by Donald C. Stewart

The Fiery Ordeal of Cornelius Hedgesby Ernest S. Osgood

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Viola, Thomas L. McKenney, Architect of America’s Indian Policy, 1816–1830, reviewed by Raymond Wilson | Hewitt, ed., Eye-Witnesses to Wagon Trains West, reviewed by Ted Hinckley | Bartlett, The New Country: A Social History of the American Frontier, 1776–1890, reviewed by Robert E. Riegel | Bell, Braves and Buffalo: Plains Indian Life in 1837, Watercolours of Alfred Jacob Miller, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Newhall and Edkins, with Broecker, William H. Jackson, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Smith, Silver Saga: The Story of Caribou, Colorado, reviewed by William S. Greever | Benjamin, The German in Texas: A Study in Immigration, reviewed by George N. Green | Wilkins, Colorado Railroads, reviewed by Jackson Thode | Richmond, Kansas: A Land of Contrasts, reviewed by David A. Dary | Parker and Lambert, Black Hills Ghost Towns, reviewed by Joseph H. Cash | Lee, Scotty Philip, the Man Who Saved the Buffalo, reviewed by David A. Dary

On the cover

(front) Mandan Buffalo Hunt, 1903, by Charles M. Russell; (back) Roundup at Moiese, 1974, photograph by Garry Wunderwald