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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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Summer 1998

Summer 1998

Vol. 48, No. 2

Created: Sunday, June 21, 1998

Vol. 48, No. 2

Called Out People The Cheyennes and the Central Plains
by Elliott West

Montana’s Refining Industry, Part II, 1942–1996by Joseph M. Ashley

Elk Head and White Bear Warrior Artists in the Early Reservation Period
by Allen Chronister

Harry Walker Fort Benton Bandmaster, 1881–1882
by H. Bruce Lobaugh

The Uniqueness of Crow Art A Glimpse into the History of an Embattled People
by Michael H. Logan and Douglas A. Schmittou

Essays on the West The Journals of Lewis and Clark: Almost Home
by Gary E. Moulton

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Etulain, Re-imagaining the Modern American West, reviewed by Allan G. Bogue | Rankin, ed., Legacy, reviewed by Bruce J. Dinges | Moses, Wild West Shows and the Images of American Indians, 1883–1933, reviewed by Richard W. Slatta | Paul, ed., Autobiography of Red Cloud, reviewed by Douglas C. McChristian | Kaufman, National Parks and the Woman’s Voice, reviewed by Sherry L. Smith | Raban, Bad Land, reviewed by O. Alan Weltzien | Argersinger, The Limits of Agrarian Radicalism, reviewed by David Blanke | Rowley, Reclaiming the Arid West, reviewed by Gene M. Gressley

On the cover

(front) Ledger art detail, 1885, by White Bear, Cheyenne; (back) White Swan’s buffalo robe, late 19th century