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 2016

Winter 2016

Vol. 66, No. 4

Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Vol. 66, No. 4

Western Montana’s Christmas Tree Boom, 1926–1969by Rich Aarstad

From Forest to Market Work in Montana’s Christmas Tree Industry
by Darris Flanagan

Picturing Indian Health Dr. Ferdinand Shoemaker’s Traveling Photographs from the Crow Reservation, 1910–1918
by Rebecca S. Wingo

Alberta’s Special Areas Drought and Adaptation on the Canadian Plains
by William N. Holden

Becoming Herders Basque Immigration, Labor, and Settlement in Nevada, 1880–1910
by Iker Saitua

Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Lansing, Insurgent Democracy, reviewed by Molly P. Rozum | Owens, Empire Maker, reviewed by Robert H. Greene | McDermott, Grim, and Mobley, eds., The Mullan Road, reviewed by Paul R. Wylie | Adams, Three Roads to Magdalena, reviewed by Marilyn Irvin Holt | Wright, Law at Little Big Horn, reviewed by Frederic C. Wagner III | Ferguson, This Is Our Land, reviewed by Greg Gordon | Hansen, Encounter on the Great Plains, reviewed by Linda Clemmons

On the cover

(front) A “Bear” Chance, by Philip R. Goodwin, 1907; (back) Christmas card, 1883