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.

Our 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 purchase back issues, or for issues prior to Winter 2003, email, call (406) 444-4708, or fill out and mail this form. Copies may be found at your local library or the MHS Research Center at

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Winter 2006

Winter 2006

Vol. 56, No. 4

Created: Thursday, December 21, 2006

Entering Butte by Robert R. Swartout Jr.

‘See America the Bountiful’Butte’s Berkeley Pit and the American Culture of Consumption
by Timothy J. LeCain

Another Look at Burke’s ButteThe Great Depression and William Allen Burke’s ‘Greenhorn Miner’
introduced by Matthew Basso

Caring for the DeadThe Development of the Funeral Business in Butte
by Zena Beth McGlashan

1,000,000 Glasses a DayButte’s Beer History on Tap
by Steve Lozar watch the video

Driving Haul Trucks in the Berkeley PitReminiscences of a Gritty Job
by Bill Long

About Butte by Wim Wenders

The Butte-Anaconda National Historic Landmark by Martha Kohl

The Natural West—Bioprospecting in the Berkeley PitThe Search for Valuable Natural Products from a Most Unnatural World
by Andrea Stierle

Our Lady of the Rockies by Kris King

To purchase this issue, email, call (406) 444-4708, or fill out and mail this form.

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