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 2010

Winter 2010

Vol. 60, No. 4

Created: Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Vol. 60, No. 4

Mina WestbyeNorwegian Immigrant, North Dakota Homesteader, Studio Photographer, ‘New Woman’
by Lori Ann Lahlum

Marketing the NorthwestThe Northern Pacific Railroad’s Last Spike Excursion
by Jan Taylor

A Devastating Diagnosis of LeprosyThe Story of Orville Willett
by Ellen Baumler

Just a Name on a Grave? Discovering the story of an Unknown Montana Miner
by Don L. Crawford and Melinda Blanchard Crawford

The Lonesome Life in Glacier National ParkKishenehn Ranger Station, 1910–1940
by Mark Hufstetler

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Fisher, Shadow Tribe, reviewed by Joseph Taylor | Elofson, Somebody Else’s Money, reviewed by A. ed by Chris Merritt | Wyman, Hoboes, reviewed by Michael J. Lansing | Lauck, Prairie Republic, reviewed by Linda M. Clemmons | Baumler, Montana Moments, reviewed by Don Spritzer | Hayes, Historical Atlas of the American West, reviewed by Kevin Blake | Emmons, Beyond the American Pale, reviewed by Elliott R. Barkan

On the cover

(front) The Call, by William Gollings, 1910; (back) Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, by John Fery, c. 1900