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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Winter 1985

Winter 1985

Vol. 35, No. 1

Created: Tuesday, January 1, 1985

Vol. 35, No. 1

You Can’t Not Go Home Againby Ivan Doig

Thomas Francis Meagher’s Bar Billby Elliott West

A Forgotten Passage to Puget Sound The Fort Steilacoom–Walla Walla Road
by Richard Perko

Drilling at Kintla Lake Montana’s First Oil Well, 1901
by Jerome DeSanto

The Diary of Albert “Death-on-the-Trail” Reynolds, Glacier National Park, 1912–1913by C. W. Buchholtz

Montana Episodes Controlling Mormon Crickets in Montana, 1936–1941
by Ely M. Swisher

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Moynihan, Rebel for Rights: Abigail Scott Duniway, reviewed by Paula Petrik | Gunns, Civil Liberties in Crisis: The Pacific Northwest, 1917–1940, reviewed by Leroy Ashby | Wells, Magnificence and Misery: A First-Hand Account of the 1897 Klondike Gold Rush, reviewed by Claus-M. Naske | Olson and Wilson, Native Americans in the Twentieth Century, reviewed by Clyde A. Milner II | Strong, Tahoe: An Environmental History, reviewed by Wilbur S. Shepperson | Runte, Trains of Discovery, reviewed by H. D. Hampton | Cohen, The Pathless Way: John Muir & American Wilderness, reviewed by William L. Lang

On the cover

(front) Crow Chief with Pipe and Drum, n.d., by Joseph Henry Sharp; (back) “Talks Everything and the Wolf,” c. 1908, by Fred E.Miller