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 2020

Winter 2020

Vol. 70, No. 4

Created: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Vol. 70, No. 4

Letter from the Editorby Diana L. Di Stefano

First Citizen of Montana The Business and Civic Legacy of Anton Holter
by John C. (Chris) Boe

“The days of traveling pill peddlers are done” The Establishment of Montana’s Board of Medical Examiners
by Todd L. Savitt

“Here she comes wearin’ them britches!” Saddles, Riding Skirts, and Social Reform in the Turn-of-the-Century Rural West
by Tracey Hanshew

“They do not, therefor, regard the boundary line as separating them”The Ktunaxa Nation and the Enforcement of the U.S.-Canadian Border, 1887
by Patrick Lozar

Montana Book Roundupby Aaron Parrett

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Wolman and Smith, Aloha Rodeo, reviewed by John Ryan Fisher | Flynn, Without Reservation, reviewed by Linda M. Clemmons | Hampton, The Best Gift, reviewed by Abigail A. Van Slyck

On the cover

(front) Lady Buckeroo, by Charles M. Russell, ca. 1925; (back) Blackfeet doll, ca. 1880