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 2014

Winter 2014

Vol. 64, No. 4

Created: Sunday, December 21, 2014

Vol. 63, No. 4

Women, Wobblies, and the ‘War of Grays Harbor’Finnish-American Women and the 1912 Grays Harbor Lumber Strike
by Aaron Goings

In the Winner’s CircleHow Montana Thoroughbreds Upset the Nineteenth Century’s Racing Establishment
by Catharine Melin-Moser

John Mix StanleyAn Artist’s View of the 1853 Pacific Railroad Survey and the Far Northwest
by Peter H. Hassrick

Authenticating Chief Joseph’s ShirtRevelations from Comparison of Digitized Photographs
by Jeffrey Baitis and James S. Brust

Becoming Chinese in MontanaThe Chinese Empire Reform Association and National Identity among Montana’s Chinese Communities
by Mark Johnson

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Butler, Across God’s Frontiers, reviewed by Sue Armitage | Morin, The Legacy of American Copper Smelting, reviewed by Katherine G. Aiken | Morrison, Hog’s Exit, reviewed by Michael Serizawa Brown | Switzer, The Steamboat Bertrand and Missouri River Commerce, reviewed by Jon G. James | Di Stefano, Encounters in Avalanche Country, reviewed by Christian Harrison | Mueller, Shooting Arrows and Slinging Mud, and Lubetkin, ed., Custer and the 1873 Yellowstone Survey, reviewed by William A. Dobak | Gutfeld, Treasure State Justice, reviewed by Steven Sabol | Greene, American Carnage, reviewed by Jeffrey D. Means

On the cover

(front) Untitled, Montana Teton Valley Scene, by John Mix Stanley, c. 1855; (back) War shirt worn by Chief Joseph, October 1877