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Summer 1980

Summer 1980

Vol. 30, No. 3

Created: Saturday, June 21, 1980

Vol. 30, No. 3

Fanny Cory CooneyMontana Mother and Artist
by Bob Cooney and Sayre Conney Dodgson

Law and Chinese in Frontier Montanaby John R. Wunder

“Up This Great River” Daniel Weston’s Missouri Steamboat Diary
by Lee Silliman

“Old Reliable” The Steamboat Benton on the Upper Missouri
by John G. Lepley

Montana Episodes Conversations with Boo
by Vivian A. Paladin

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Prucha, The Churches and the Indian Schools, 1888–1912, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Turner, Indians of North America, reviewed by Arrell Morgan Gibson | Esval, Prairie Tales: The Adventure of Growing Up on a Frontier, reviewed by Art Dolman | Propst, Forgotten People: A History of the South Platte Trail, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Morgan, Puget’s Sound: A Narrative of Early Tacoma and the Southern Sound, reviewed by A. D. Martinson | Schultz, ed., Silliman, Floating the Missouri, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Erdoes, Saloons of the Old West, reviewed by Duane A. Smith | DeArment, Bat Masterson: The Man and the Legend, reviewed by Larry D. Ball | Gidley, With One Sky Above Us: Life on an Indian Reservation at the Turn of the Century, reviewed by Keith A. Murray | Drury, Chief Lawyer of the Nez Perce Indians: 1796–1876, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Wickens, Colorado in the Great Depression, reviewed by F. Alan Coombs | Worcester, The Apaches: Eagles of the Southwest, reviewed by Harwood P. Hinton | Paris, as told to Douglas, Beltran: Basque Sheepman of the American West, reviewed by Judith Austin

On the cover

The Ranch House, 1960, by Fanny Y. Cory