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Recent Articles Spring 2004

Agriculture, Ranching, and Rural Life

Carroll, Matthew S., Keith A. Blatner, and Patricia J. Cohn, “Somewhere between: Social Embeddedness and the Spectrum of Wild Edible Huckleberry Harvest and Use,” Rural Sociology 68 (September 2003): 319--42.

Raymond, C. Elizabeth, “‘Iowa, the Garden of the World’: From Prairie to Farmland,” Iowa Heritage 83 (Winter 2002): 146--57.

Romano, Sheila, “From Fenceposts to Fiber: A Rural Telephone History,” Northeastern Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, no. 3 (2003): 72--9.

Biography

Aspinall, Wayne, “A Family Message to My Family,” Journal of the Western Slope 16 (Winter & Spring 2001): 1--75.

Buecker, Thomas R., “Fred W. Power, 1874 Black Hills Expedition Diarist: The Rest of the Story,” South Dakota History 33 (Summer 2003): 180--91.

Cook, Mary Alice, “Great-Aunt Ida Mae Remembers the Old Days,” East Texas Historical Journal 41 (Fall 2003): 51--4.

Corbett, Bill, “A Tribute to My Grandad, Hiram Staples,” Alberta History 51 (Summer 2003): 12--5.

Marasco, Roland Joseph, M.D., with his wife, Rachel O. Marasco, “La Mamma,” Journal of the Western Slope 16 (Summer 2001):1--47.

 

Business and Economics

Bogue, Allan G., Brian Q. Cannon, and Kenneth J. Winkle, “Oxen to Organs: Chattel Credit in Springdale Town, 1849--1900,” Agricultural History 77 (Summer 2003): 420--52.

Ossian, Lisa L., “October Echoes: The 1929 Wall Street Crash in Iowa,” Iowa Heritage 83 (Winter 2002): 162--77.

Wolff, David A., “No Matter How You Do It, Fraud is Fraud: Another Look at Black Hills Mining Scandals,” South Dakota History 33 (Summer 2003): 91--119.


Environment

Allen, John L., “Landscape Change at the Confluence: From Lewis and Clark to the Present,” North Dakota History 69, no. 2, 3, & 4 (2002): 2--23.

Bourne, Joel K., Jr., “Alaska’s Wild Archipelago,” National Geographic 204 (August 2003): 72--95.

Brown, John R., “‘Whiskey’s fer Drinkin’; Water’s fer Fightin’!’ Is It? Resolving a Collective Action Dilemma in New Mexico,” Natural Resources Journal 43 (Winter 2003): 185--222.

De Bres, Karen, “Come to the ‘Champagne Air’: Changing Promotional Images of the Kansas Climate, 1854--1900,” Great Plains Quarterly 23 (Spring 2003): 111--26.

Nebraska History 83 (Fall/ Winter 2002). Special Issue: Harl A. Dalstrom, “‘I’m Never Going to Be Snowbound Again’: The Winter of 1948--1949 in Nebraska.”

McCoy, Padraic I., “The Land Must Hold the People: Native Modes of Territoriality and Contemporary Tribal Justifications for Placing Land into Trust through 25 C.F.R. Part 151,” American Indian Law Review 27, no. 2 (2002--2003): 421--502.

Seymour, Deni J., “Sobaipuri-Pima Occupation in the Upper San Pedro Valley,” New Mexico Historical Review 78 (Spring 2003): 147--66.

Thill, Ronald E., “U. S. Forest Service Research at Nacogdoches, Texas,” East Texas Historical Journal 41 (Fall 2003): 37--50.

Yochim, Michael J., “Snow Machines in the Garden: The History of Snowmobiles in Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 53 (Autumn 2003): 2--15.

Ethnicity and Race

Attebery, Jennifer Eastman, “A Lonely Guy in Rocky Bar, Idaho: Imagining Swedish America from the Mines,” Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 54 (July 2003): 164--84.

McKanna, Clare V., Jr.,“Black Enclaves of Violence: Race and Homicide in Great Plains Cities, 1890--1920,” Great Plains Quarterly 23 (Summer 2003): 147--60.

Murphy, David, “Old Cuts in New Wood: Traditional Czech Carpentry in the Central Great Plains,” Nebraska History 84 (Spring 2003): 2--17.

Pugsley, Andrea, “‘As I Kill this Chicken So May I Be Punished If I Tell an Untruth’: Chinese Opposition to Legal Discrimination in Arizona Territory,” Journal of Arizona History 44 (Summer 2003): 171--90.

Reisdorfer, Kathryn, “Charley Hong, Racism, and the Power of the Press in Jerome, Arizona Territory, 1909,” Journal of Arizona History 44 (Summer 2003): 133--46.

Toji, Dean S., and Karen Umemoto, “The Paradox of Dispersal: Ethnic Continuity & Community Development among Japanese Americans in Little Tokyo,” Aapi Nexus 1 (Summer/Fall 2003): 21--45.

Vallverdu, Jaume, trans. Albert L. Wahrhaftig, “One Vote Is Worth More Than a Thousand Words: Ethnic Identity and Political Change in Huehuetla, Puebla,” Wicazo sa Review 18 (Fall 2003): 151--67.

Gender and Sexuality

Bayers, Peter L., “Frederick Cook, Mountaineering in the Alaskan Wilderness, and the Regeneration of Progressive Era Masculinity,” Western American Literature 38 (Summer 2003): 170--93.

Bohl, Sarah R., “Wyoming’s Estelle Reel: The First Woman Elected to a Statewide Office in America,” Annals of Wyoming 75 (Winter 2003): 22--36.

Coburn, Carol K., “Women and Gender in Kansas History,” Kansas History 26 (Summer 2003): 124--49.

Dyck, Reginald, “Willa Cather’s Reluctant New Woman Pioneer,” Great Plains Quarterly 23 (Summer 2003): 161--73.

Jorgenson, Avis E., ed., “Summer of Innocence: The Desert Rovers All-Girl Orchestra Barnstorms Arizona, 1930: The Recollections of Ardis Larsen Clark,” Journal of Arizona History 44 (Autumn 2003): 265--310.

Journal of the West 42 (Summer 2003). Special issue, “Women and Politics in the American West.”

Mathes, Valerie Sherer, and Richard Lowitt, eds., “‘I Plead for Them’: An 1882 Letter from Alice Cunningham Fletcher to Senator Henry Dawes,” Nebraska History 84 (Spring 2003): 36--41.

Zajicek, Anna M., Allyn Lord, and Lori Holyfield, “The Emergence and First Years of a Grassroots Women’s Movement in Northwest Arkansas, 1970--1980,” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 62 (Summer 2003): 153--81.

Historiography and Bibliography

Aley, Ginette, “‘Knotted Together Like Roots in the Darkness’: Rural Midwestern Women and Region --- A Bibliographic Guide,” Agricultural History 77 (Summer 2003): 453--81.

Homstad, Carla, “Two Roads Diverged: A Look Back at the Montana Study,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 53 (Autumn 2003): 16--29.

Immigration, Migration, and Settlement

Enciso, Fernando Saúl Alanis, “Manuel Gamio: El Inicio de las Investigaciones Sobre la Inmigración Mexicana a Estados Unidos,” Historia Mexicana 52 (Abril-Junio 2003): 979--1020.

McDowell, Andrea, “From Commons to Claims: Property Rights in the California Gold Rush,” Public Land and Resources Law Digest 40, no. 1 (2003): 11--82.

Orrenius, Pia M., and Madeline Zavodny, “Do Amnesty Programs Reduce Undocumented Immigration? Evidence from IRCA,” Demography 40 (August 2003): 437--50.

Schroeder, Walter A., “Populating Missouri, 1804--1821,” Missouri Historical Review 97 (July 2003): 263--94.

Staab, Rodney, “Sutter in Westport: Prelude for a Pioneer, Part 1,” Overland Journal 21 (Summer 2003): 42--67.

Suttles, Dennis E., “The Decision Not to Emigrate: Land Prospecting in Eastern Kansas and Nebraska in 1886,” Kansas History 26 (Summer 2003): 90--105.

Wright, Dennis A., Guy L. Dorius, David L. Innes, and H. Dale Lowry, “Mapping the Alberta Route of the 1887 Mormon Trek from Utah to Cardston,” Alberta History 51 (Summer 2003): 2--11.

Labor and Working-class

Barajas, Frank P., “Resistance, Radicalism, and Repression on the Oxnard Plain: The Social Context of the Betabelero Strike of 1933,”Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Spring 2004): 29--51.

Donnelly, Robert C., “Organizing Portland: Organized Crime, Municipal Corruption and the Teamsters Union,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 104 (Fall 2003): 334--65.

Sofchalk, Donald G., “Union and Ethnic Group Influence in the 1938 Election on the Minnesota Iron Ranges,” Journal of the West 42 (Summer 2003): 66--74.


Literature, Film, and the Arts

Belliveau, George, “Investigating British Columbia’s Past: The Komagata Maru Incident and The Hope Slide as Historiographic Metadrama,” BC Studies 137 (Spring 2003): 93--106.

Bunge, Nancy, “The Minnesota School: Sinclair Lewis’s Influence on Frederick Manfred,” North Dakota Quarterly 70 (Winter 2003): 118--25.

Comer, Krista, “Western Literature at Century’s End: Sketches in Generation X, Los Angeles, and the Post-Civil Rights Novel,” Pacific Historical Review 72 (August 2003): 405--13.

Dippie, Brian W., “Drawn to the West,” Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Spring 2004): 5--26.

Esson, Dylan Jim, “Did ‘Dirty Harry’ Kill John Wayne?: Media Sensationalism and the Filming of The Conqueror in the Wake of Atomic Testing,” Utah Historical Quarterly 71 (Summer 2003): 250--65.

Frontz, Kim, “‘Showed Proofs and Took Orders’: The Images of 1890s Traveling Photographer Charles R. Allen,” Journal of Arizona History 44 (Summer 2003): 147--70.

Hassrick, Peter H., “The Cowboy, the Indian, and the Buckaroo: Alexander Phimister Procter in Colorado,” Colorado Heritage (Summer 2003): 3--23.

Hassrick, Peter H., “The Oregon Art of Alexander Phimister Proctor,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 104 (Fall 2003): 394--413.

Hassrick, Peter H., “Sculptor Alexander Phimister Proctor in Montana,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 53 (Autumn 2003): 54--9.

Miller, Kristie, “‘In This Company of the Renowned’: The Story of the John C. Greenway Statue in the U.S. Capital Rotunda,” Journal of Arizona History 44 (Autumn 2003): 243--64.

Salaita, Steven, “Digging up the Bones of the Past: Colonial and Indigenous Interplay in Winona LaDuke’s Last Standing Woman,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 26, no. 4 (2002): 21--43.

Salzer, Maureen, “Bones, Artifacts, and Ownership: Gordon Henry, Jr.’s, The Light People and the Politics of Cultural Appropriation,” North Dakota Quarterly 70 (Winter 2003): 38--51.

Sánchez, María Carla, “Immovable: Willa Cather’s Logic of Art and Place,” Western American Literature 38 (Summer 2003): 116--30.

Stokes, John W., “Reflections on Owen Wister and The Virginian,” Annals of Wyoming 74 (Autumn 2002): 2--5.

Wrobel, David M., “Movement and Adjustment in Twentieth-Century Western Writing,” Pacific Historical Review 72 (August 2003): 393--404.

Method and Theory

Farmer, Jared, “Desert Solitaire and the Literary Memory of an Imagined Place,” Western American Literature 38 (Summer 2003): 155--169.

Little, Charles E., “Redeeming the Geography of Hope,” Natural Resources Journal 43, (Winter 2003): 1--10.

Military and Exploration

Bigler, David, “Mormon Missionaries, the Utah War, and the 1858 Bannock Raid on Fort Limhi,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 53 (Autumn 2003): 30--53.

Brodhead, Michael, “‘This Indian Gibraltar’: The Battle of the Infernal Caverns and Other Incidents of George Crook’s Campaign of 1866--1868,” Journal of America’s Military Past 29 (Spring/ Summer 2003): 60--87.

Bush, Robert D., “Civilian Versus Military Leadership in Napoleonic Louisiana, 1803,” Journal of America’s Military Past 29 (Spring/ Summer 2003): 31--47.

Danisi, Thomas C., and W. Raymond Wood, “Lewis and Clark’s Route Map: James MacKay’s Map of the Missouri River,” Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Spring 2004): 53--72..

Harvey, Mark, “Securing the Confluence: A Portrait of Fort Buford, 1866 to 1895,” North Dakota History 69, nos. 2, 3, & 4 (2002): 34--49.

Kelly, Carla, “‘The Buffalo Carcass on the Company Sink’: Sanitation at a Frontier Army Fort,” North Dakota History 69, nos. 2, 3, & 4 (2002): 50--61.

Matzko, John, “The Fort Union of the National Park Service,” North Dakota History 69, nos. 2, 3, & 4 (2002): 24--33.

McChristian, Douglas C., “Fort Laramie--After the Army: Part III, Preservation,” Annals of Wyoming 74 (Autumn 2002): 14--31.

Millner, Darrell M., “York of the Corps of Discovery: Interpretations of York’s Character and His Role in the Lewis and Clark Expedition,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 104 (Fall 2003): 302--33.

Native Americans

Bergherm, Brent Gary, “The Little Osage Captive: The Tragic Saga of Lydia Carter,” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 62 (Summer 2003): 123--52.

Camp, Gregory S., “The Dispossessed: The Ojibwa and Métis of Northwest North Dakota,” North Dakota History 69, nos. 2, 3, & 4 (2002): 62--80.

Clow, Richmond L., “‘We Do Not Always Agree’: Eugene Little, the Indian New Deal, and Changing Rosebud Leadership,” South Dakota History 33 (Summer 2003): 155--79.

DeJong, David H., “A Scheme to Rob Them of their Land: Water Allotment, and the Economic Integration of the Pima Reservation, 1902--1921,” Journal of Arizona History 44, (Summer 2003): 99--132.

Field, Les W., (with the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe), “Unacknowledged Tribes, Dangerous Knowledge: The Muwekma Ohlone and How Indian Identities are ‘Known,’” Wicazo sa Review 18 (Fall 2003): 79--94.

Field, Les W., and Alan Leventhal, “‘What Must It Have Been Like!’: Critical Considerations of Precontact Ohlone Cosmology as Interpreted through Central California Ethnohistory,” Wicazo sa Review 18 (Fall 2003): 95--126.

Gelo, Daniel J., and Scott Zesch, ed., “‘Every Day Seemed to be a Holiday’: The Captivity of Bianca Babb,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 107 (July 2003): 34--67.

Kelley, Klara, and Harris Francis, “Abalone Shell Buffalo People: Navajo Narrated Routes and Pre-Columbian Archaeological Sites,” New Mexico Historical Review 78 (Winter 2003): 29--58.

Laverty, Philip, “The Ohlone/Costanoan-Esselen Nation of Monterey, California: Dispossession, Federal Neglect, and the Bitter Irony of the Federal Acknowledgment Process,” Wicazo sa Review 18 (Fall 2003): 41--77.

Lozier, Jean-François, “Lever des Chevelures en Nouvelle-France: La Politique Française de Paiement des Scalps,” Revue D’Histoire De L’Amérique Française 56 (Printemps 2003): 513--42.

M’Closkey, Kathleen, “Trading Accounts: Sam Teller of Two Grey Hills,” New Mexico Historical Review 78 (Spring 2003): 123--46.

Meyn, Susan Labry, “Cincinnati’s Wild West: The 1896 Rosebud Sioux Encampment,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 26, no. 4 (2002): 1--20.

Nordhaus, Robert J., G. Emlen Hall, & Anne Alise Rudio, “Revisiting Merrion v. Jicarilla Apache Tribe: Robert Nordhaus and Sovereign Indian Control over Natural Resources on Reservations,” Natural Resources Journal 43 (Winter 2003): 223--84.

Pearson, J. Diane, “Lewis Cass and the Politics of Disease: The Indian Vaccination Act of 1832,” Wicazo sa Review 18 (Fall 2003): 9--35.

Rojas, Mary Virginia, “She Bathes in a Sacred Place: Rites of Reciprocity, Power, and Prestige in Alta California,” Wicazo sa Review 18 (Spring 2003): 129--56.

Rosen, Deborah A., “Pueblo Indians and Citizenship in Territorial New Mexico,” New Mexico Historical Review 78 (Winter 2003): 1--28.

Russell, Caskey, “Language, Violence, and Indian Mis-education,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 26, no. 4 (2002): 97--112.

Silverman, David J., “‘We chuse to be bounded’: Native American Animal Husbandry in Colonial New England,” William and Mary Quarterly 60 (July 2003): 511--49.

TallBear, Kimberly, “DNA, Blood, and Racializing the Tribe,” Wicazo sa Review 18 (Spring 2003): 81--107.

Voggesser, Garrit, “The Blackfeet and the Black Robes, 1830--1850,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 26, no. 4 (2002): 45--66.

Political and Legal

Boman, Dennis K., “The Dred Scott Case Reconsidered: The Legal and Political Context in Missouri,” American Journal of Legal History 44 (October 2000): 405--28.

Cunningham, Sean P., “The 1976 GOP Primary: Ford, Reagan, and the Battle that Transformed Political Campaigns in Texas,” East Texas Historical Journal 41 (Fall 2003): 15--25.

De Cesar, Wayne T., and Susan Page, “Jefferson Buys Louisiana Territory and the Nation Moves Westward,” Prologue 35 (Spring 2003): 30--7.

Foshee, Page S., “‘Someone Get the Governor an Aspirin’: Ross Sterling and Martial Law in East Texas,” East Texas Historical Journal 41 (Fall 2003): 3--14.

Jackson, George, III, “Chicksaw Nation v. United States and the Potential Demise of the Indian Canon of Construction,” American Indian Law Review 27, no. 2 (2002--2003): 399--420.

Johnson, Jennifer J., “Earthworms and Pyramid Schemes: Judge Goodwin’s Contributions to the Federal Securities Laws,” Western Legal History 15 (Winter/Spring 2002): 45--63.

Nutter, Charles, “Robert R. Livingston, The Forgotten Architect of the Louisiana Purchase,” Missouri Historical Review 97 (July 2003): 334--50.

Pisani, Donald J., “Federal Reclamation and the American West in the Twentieth Century,”Agricultural History 77 (Summer 2003): 391--419.

Rogers, Jedediah Smart, “‘When the People Speak’: Mormons and the 1954 Redistricting Campaign in Utah,” Utah Historical Quarterly 71 (Summer 2003): 233--49.

Religion

Benavides, Adán, “Sacred Space, Profane Reality: The Politics of Building a Church in Eighteenth-Century Texas,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 107 (July 2003): 1--33.

Clough, Joy, R.S.M., “Chicago’s Sisters of Mercy,” Chicago History 32 (Summer 2003): 42--55.

Kossie-Chernyshev, Karen, “A ‘Grand Old Church’ Rose in the East: The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) in East Texas,” East Texas Historical Journal 41 (Fall 2003): 26--36.

Nielsen, John Mark, “The Cups of Blood Are Emptied: Pietism and Cultural Heritage in Two Danish Immigrant Schools on the Great Plains,” Great Plains Quarterly 23 (Summer 2003): 175--92.

Watson, Marianne T., “Short Creek: A Refuge for the Saints,” Dialogue 36 (Spring 2003): 71--88.

Science, Technology, and Industry

Calkins, Kenneth L., “Boeing’s Flying Boat: A Great Achievement in Aviation and a Unique Chapter in Air Transportation History,” Columbia 17 (Summer 2003): 32--7.

Dumont, Clayton W., Jr., “The Politics of Scientific Objections to Repatriation,” Wicazo sa Review 18 (Spring 2003): 109--28.

Herman, Daniel, “Hunting for Empire: Lewis and Clark Claim a Continent for Science,” Columbia 17 (Summer 2003): 24--30.

Hofsommer, Don L., “St. Louis Southwestern Railway’s Campaign against Malaria in Arkansas and Texas,” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 62 (Summer 2003): 182--93.

Social and Cultural

Britz, Kevin, “‘Boot Hill Burlesque’: The Frontier Cemetery as Tourist Attraction in Tombstone, Arizona, and Dodge City, Kansas,” Journal of Arizona History 44 (Autumn 2003): 211--42.

Lyon, William H., “Social and Cultural Change among the Navajo, Part 1,” New Mexico Historical Review 78 (Winter 2003): 59--93.

Lyon, William H., “Social and Cultural Change among the Navajo, Part II,” New Mexico Historical Review 78 (Spring 2003): 167--83.

Wilder, Janeen, “Reins, Riggings, and Reatas: The Outfit of the Great Basin Buckaroo,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 104 (Fall 2003): 366--93.

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