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 2017

Winter 2017

Vol. 67, No. 4

Created: Friday, December 1, 2017

Vol. 67, No. 4

“Ho for the City of Angels and Sunny Skies”The Union Pacific’s Midwinter Excursions to California
by Nancy Cooper

An “Undesirable Station”U.S. Army Soldiers at Fort Yellowstone and the Creation of the National Park Service Ranger Program
by Thomas C. Rust

Tie Hackers on the Front Range, 1886–1887Building the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba and the Montana Central Railroads
by John A. Vollertsen

Redefining CitizenshipCurriculum Reform and the Changing Politics of Education in World War I–Era Butte
by Cody Dodge Ewert

Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Merritt, The Coming Man from Canton, reviewed by Barry McCarron | Garrett, Making Lamanites, reviewed by Majel Boxer | Kruger, J. C. Penney, reviewed by Michael M. Miller | Frey, Carry Forth the Stories, reviewed by Sally Thompson | Smith, Yellowstone and the Smithsonian, reviewed by Kevin C. Brown | Bryan, The American Elsewhere, reviewed by Amy S. Greenberg | Newby, Theodore Waddell, reviewed by Patricia Vettel-Becker

On the cover

(front) Untitled, by N. C. Wyeth, c. 1906; (back) Poster for Eighth National Orange Show, San Bernardino, California, 1918