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Winter 2006

Winter 2006

Vol. 56, No. 4

Created: Thursday, December 21, 2006

Vol. 56, No. 4

Entering Butteby 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 Butteby Wim Wenders

The Butte-Anaconda National Historic Landmarkby 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 Rockiesby Kris King

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Etulain, Beyond the Missouri, reviewed by Walter Nugent | Gier and Mercier, eds, Mining Women, reviewed by Katherine G. Aiken | Punke, Fire and Brimstone, reviewed by Brian Shovers | Liberty, ed., A Northern Cheyenne Album, reviewed by Richard E. Littlebear | Wyckoff, On the Road Again, reviewed by Martha A. Sandweiss | Robertson, Hard as the Rock Itself, reviewed by Richard V. Francaviglia | Foster, We Know Who We Are, reviewed by Nicholas Peterson Vrooman | Benson, The Ox-Bow Man, reviewed by Charles Brashear | Aiken, Idaho’s Bunker Hill, reviewed by Jeremy Mouat | Keenan, The Life of Yellowstone Kelly, reviewed by Johnny D. Boggs | Galgano, Feast of Souls, reviewed by David Rex-Galindo | Nisbet, The Mapmaker’s Eye, reviewed by Rich Aarstad | Evans, ed., The Borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests, reviewed by Molly P. Rozum | Lopach and Luckowski, Jeannette Rankin, reviewed by Joan Hoff

On the cover

(front) Orphan Girl Mine, by Russell Chatham, 2004; (back) The Pit, by Ray Campeau, 1966