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Summer 1999

Summer 1999

Vol. 49, No. 2

Created: Monday, June 21, 1999

Vol. 49, No. 2

‘Everyone Can Understand a Picture’ Photographers and the Promotion of Early Yellowstone
by Lee H. Whittlesey

Thomas J. Hine One of Yellowstone’s Earliest Photographers
by James S. Brust and Lee H. Whittlesey

Joshua Crissman Yellowstone’s Forgotten Photographer
by Steven B. Jackson

Through the Artist’s Eye The Paintings and Photographs of R. E. DeCamp
by Kirby Lambert

The 1859 Lander Expedition Revisited ‘Worthy Relics’ Tell New Tales of a Wind River Wagon Road
by Alan Fraser Houston and Jourdan Moore Houston

Historical ReflectionsPhotos from Montana’s Past (Yellowstone’s Buffalo Ranch)

The Montana Traveler Ulm Pishkun: World of the Early Plains Bison
by Krys Holmes

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Ewers, Plains Indian History and Culture, reviewed by Hugh A. Dempsey | Jacobs, The Fatal Confrontation, reviewed by Clyde Ellis | Schwartz, The Rogue River Indian War and Its Aftermath, reviewed by Wilbur R. Jacobs | Hauptman, Tribes and Tribulations, reviewed by Colin G. Calloway | Sellars, Preserving Nature in the National Parks, reviewed by Melody Webb | Morand, Thomas Moran, reviewed by Victoria Wyatt | Albright, Crow Indian Photographer, reviewed by James S. Brust | Mautz, Biographies of Western Photographers, reviewed by Lee H. Whittlesey | Griswold and Griswold, History of Leadville and Lake County, Colorado, reviewed by Liston E. Leyendecker | Michno, Lakota Noon, reviewed by Sandy Barnard

On the cover

(front) Lower Falls of the Yellowstone, c. 1881, by Albert Bierstadt; (back) Gates of the Mountains, c. 1935, by Ralph DeCamp