Montana Historical Society Press


MHS Press publishes regional books on the history and cultural resources of Montana. Book titles with asterisks (*) are available as ebooks from most major online ebook retailers.

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 2019

Summer 2019

Vol. 69, No. 2

Created: Saturday, June 1, 2019

“Worry, U.S.A.” Dude Ranch Advertising Looks East, 1915–1945
by Flannery Burke

Bigger Than Babies Social Change, Eugenics, and Montana’s “Better Baby” Contests in the Progressive Era
by Casey J. Pallister

Montana’s Norwegian Language Pressby John C. (Chris) Boe

Filling the Sky with Thunderbirds The Extraordinary Career of Native American Aviator Mary Riddle
by Llyn De Danaan

Commentary Truth, Facts, and Alternative Histories: Views from the Little Houses
by Elizabeth Jameson

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Wunder, Gold Mountain Turned to Dust, reviewed by Mark T. Johnson | Troccoli, Dippie, et al., Charles M. Russell: The Women in His Life and Art, reviewed by Elizabeth A. Dear | MacDonald, Before Yellowstone, reviewed by David Ferguson

On the cover

(front) Lucky Catch, by Philip R. Goodwin, 1910; (back) Clovis point, Anzick Collection, 12,600 B.C.E.