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Recent Articles Summer 2002

Agriculture and Ranching

Berlage, Nancy K., "Organizing the Farm Bureau: Family, Community, and Professionals, 1914--1928," Agricultural History 75 (Fall 2001): 406--37.

Dillon, Richard H., "Home, Home on the Grange: Napa Valley Farmers," Dogtown Territorial Quarterly 47 (Fall 2001): 41--8.

Edwards, Douglas M., "The Greatest Hazard of All is the Human Element," Montana the Magazine of Western History 51 (Winter 2001): 26--37.

Gouglas, Sean W., "A Current Affair: E.D. Smith and the Agricultural Change in Nineteenth-Century Saltfleet Township, Ontario," Agricultural History 75 (Fall 2001): 438--66.

Hurt, Douglas R., "The Great Plains: Agriculture and the Environment in the Late Twentieth Century," Agriculture History 75 (Fall 2001): 395--405.

Journal of the West 41 (Winter 2002). Special issue, "Genetics--The Economic Impact on the West," ed. Robin Hingham and George Ham.

Olmstead, Alan L., and Paul W. Rhode, "Reshaping the Landscape: The Impact and Diffusion of the Tractor in American Agriculture, 1910--1960," Journal of Economic History 61 (September 2001):  663--98.

Raish, Carol, and Alice McSweeney, "Livestock Ranching and Traditional Culture in Northern New Mexico," Natural Resources Journal 41 (Summer 2000): 713--30.

Suryanata, Krisnawati, "Diversified Agriculture, Land Use, and Agrofood Networks in Hawaii," Economic Geography 78 (January 2002): 71--86.

Biography

Cherny, Robert W., “Constructing a Radical Identity:  History, Memory, and the Seafaring Stories of Harry Bridges,” Pacific Historical Review 70 (November 2001):  571--600.

Flynn, Shirley E., “Cheyenne’s Harry P. Hynds:  Blacksmith, Saloon Keeper, Promoter, Philanthropist,” Annals of Wyoming 73 (Summer 2001):  2--11.

McNair, Mary Ann, “‘Me and Mr. Finch Go Among ’Em’:  Damon Runyon’s Early Years in Colorado,” Colorado Heritage (Autumn 2001):  3--16.

Myers, Dennis, and Guy Louis Rocha, “The Movie Star Nevada Never Claimed,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 44 (Fall 2001):  250--69.

Economics and Labor

Isenberg, Andrew C., “The Market Revolution in the Borderlands:  George Champlin Sibley in Missouri and New Mexico, 1808--1826,” Journal of the Early Republic 21 (Fall 2001):  445--66.

Keith, H. Lloyd, “‘Shameful Mismanagement, Wasteful Extravagance, and the Most Unfortunate Dissension’:  George Simpson’s Misconceptions of the North West Company,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 102 (Winter 2001):  434--53.

Lauer, Sean R., “Flexible Production on the Working Waterfront: The Social Origins of the Northwest Atlantic Sea Urchin Industry,” Rural Sociology 66 (December 2001):  532--56.

Leikin, Steve, “The Cooperative Coopers of Minneapolis,” Minnesota History 57/8 (Winter 2001--2002):  386--405.

McCormick, Virginia E. and Robert W. McCormick, “An Entrepreneurial Enterprise and the Financial Crisis of 1819:  The Worthington Manufacturing Company,” Ohio History 110 (Summer/Autumn 2001): 136--52.

South Dakota History 31 (Fall/Winter 2001).  Special Issue, “Gold Rush:  The Black Hills Story,” comp. John D. McDermott.

Environment

Bakken, Gordon Morris, and J. Elwood Bakken, “The Goldfish Died:  Great Falls, Fort Benton, and the Great Flood of 1908,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 51 (Winter 2001):  38--51.

Barton, Gregory, “Empire Forestry and the Origins of Environmentalism,” Journal of Historical Geography 27 (October 2001):  529--52.

Beaudoin, Ryan M., “Federal Ownership and Management of America’s Public Lands through Land Exchanges,” The Public Land and Resources Law Digest 38 (2001):  241--72.

Blomquist, William, Tanya Heikkila, and Edella Schlager, “Institutions and Conjunctive Water Management among Three Western States,” Natural Resources Journal 41 (Summer 2001): 653-84.

Bricker, Jennie L. and David E. Filippi, “Endangered Species Act Enforcement and Western Water Law,” The Public Land and Resources Law Digest 38 (2001):  355--90.

Brooks, Karl, “‘Powerless’ No More:  Postwar Judges and Pacific Northwest Hydroelectrification, 1946--1967,” Idaho Yesterdays 45 (Winter 2001):  11--26.

Carroll, Eugene T., “The Kendrick/Ziehlsdorff Correspondence:  Myth and Reality in the Salt Creek Oil Fields,” Annals of Wyoming 73 (Summer 2001):  30--33.

DeLuca, Kevin, and Anne Demo, “Imagining Nature and Erasing Class and Race:  Carleton Watkins, John Muir, and the Construction of Wilderness,” Environmental History 6 (October 2001):  541--60.

Gilbert, Bil, “Prince of Tides,” Smithsonian 32 (January 2002):  95--8.

Hall, Marcus, “Repairing Mountains:  Restoration, Ecology, and Wilderness in Twentieth-Century Utah,” Environmental History 6 (October 2001):  584--610.

Kempton, Willett, “Local Environmental Groups:  A Systematic Enumeration in Two Geographical Areas,” Rural Sociology 66 (December 2001):  557--78.

Lambrecht, Mona, “‘Good Baptist Weather’:  Boulder County and the Flood of 1894,” Colorado Heritage (Autumn 2001):  29--40.

Lovin, Hugh T., “Conservation, Irrigated Farming, and Yellowstone National Park’s Cascade Corner,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 93 (Winter 2001/02):  13--25.

Passfield, Robert W., “‘Duff’s Ditch’:  The Origins, Construction, and Impact of the Red River Floodway,” Manitoba History 42 (Autumn/Winter 2001-02):  2--13.

Protas, Josh, “The Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back:  Preservation of an Urban Mountain Landscape,” Journal of the Southwest 43 (Autumn 2001):  379--422.

Pyne, Stephen J., “Smokechasing:  The Search for a Usable Place,” Environmental History 6 (October 2001):  530--40.

Rothman, Hal, “Still High, Wide, and Handsome?:  Environmental History of the West,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 51 (Winter 2001):  75--7.

Stradling, David, “Dirty Work and Clean Air:  Locomotive Firemen, Environmental Activists, and Stories of Conflict,” Journal of Urban History 28 (November 2001):  35--54.

Vyzralek, Frank, “The Construction and Reconstruction of Turtle River State Park,” North Dakota History 68 (No. 3, 2001):  14--19.

Ethnicity and Race

Doremus, Anne, “Indigenism, Mestizaje, and National Identity in Mexico during the 1940s and the 1950s,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 17 (Summer 2001):  375--402.

Gaule, Sally, “Poor White, White Poor:  Meanings in the Differences of Whiteness,” History of Photography 25 (Winter 2001):  334--47.

Gross, Stephen J., “The Battle Over the Cold Spring Dam:  Farm-Village Conflict and Contested Identity among Rural German Americans,” Journal of American Ethnic History 21 (Fall 2001):
83--117.

Horton, Sarah, “Where Is the ‘Mexican’ in ‘New Mexican’?:  Enacting History, Enacting Dominance in the Santa Fe Fiesta,” The Public Historian 23 (Fall 2001):  41--54.

Hunner, Jon, “Preserving Hispanic Lifeways in New Mexico,” The Public Historian 23 (Fall 2001):  29--40.

Keltner, Robert W., “Tar Paper Shacks in Arcadia:  Housing for Ethnic Minority Groups in the Company Town of Bauxite, Arkansas,” The Arkansas Historical Quarterly 60 (Winter 2001): 341--59.

Ling, Huping, “‘Hop Alley’:  Myth and Reality of the St. Louis Chinatown, 1860--1930s,” Journal of Urban History 28 (January 2002):  184--219.

Lukasiewicz, Krystyna, “Ethnicity, Politics and Religion:  Polish Societies in Edmonton in the Inter-War Years,” Alberta History 50 (Winter 2002):  2--12.

Marcelli, Enrico, “The Changing Profile of Mexican Migrants to the United States:  New Evidence from California and Mexico,” Latin American Research Review 36 (No. 3, 2001):  105--32.

Marez, Curtis, “Signifying Spain, Becoming Comanche, Making Mexicans:  Indian Captivity and the History of Chicana/o Popular Performance,” American Quarterly 53 (June 2001):  267--307.

Rosen, Martin D., and James Fisher, “Chicano Park and the Chicano Park Murals:  Barrio Logan, City of San Diego, California,” The Public Historian 23 (Fall 2001):  91--112.

Upchurch, Dawn M., et al., “Sociocultural Contexts of Time to First Sex Among Hispanic Adolescents,” Journal of Marriage and Family 63 (November 2001):  1158--69.

Vargas, Zaragosa, “In the Years of Darkness and Torment:  The Early Mexican American Struggle for Civil Rights, 1945--1963,” New Mexico Historical Review 76 (October 2001):  383--414.

Exploration

BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly 131 (Autumn 2001).  Special Issue, “Scientific Expedition into BC Interior, 16--20 May 2001,” ed. Cole Harris and Jean Barman.

McCreery, Lucia, ed., “Surveying the Western Boundary of Wyoming:  The Diary of William A. Richards, Summer, 1874,” Annals of Wyoming 73 (Autumn 2001):  2--19.

Wesselius, Allen “Doc,” “A Lasting Legacy:  The Lewis and Clark Place Names of the Pacific Northwest---Part IV,” Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History (Winter 2001--02):  17--23.

Brown, Stephen, “In the Wake of Peril:  The Evolution of the West Coast Trail,” The Beaver (February/March 2002):  36--41.

Immigration and Settlement

Horseman, Reginald, “Hunger in a Land of Plenty:  Marietta’s Lean Years,” Timeline: A Publication of the Ohio Historical Society 19 (January/February 2002):  20--31.

Marshall, Linnea, “Swedish Americans in Idaho:  An Annotated Bibliography,” The Swedish- American Historical Quarterly 52 (October 2001):  231--58.

Rau, Weldon W., “Through the ‘Magnificent Gateway’:  The Columbia River Gorge and Early Emigrant Travel,” Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History (Winter 2001--02):  24--9.

Sudderth, R. Jake, “Migration of a Cultural Landscape Pattern:  Leavenworth & Pacific Northwest Fabricated Communities,” Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History (Winter 2001--02):  37--44.

Tompkins, Jim, “The Law of the Land:  What the Emigrants Knew that Historians Need to Know about Claiming Land at the End of the Oregon Trail,” Overland Journal 19 (Fall 2001):  82-- 112.

Literature and the Arts

Brower, Kenneth, “The Artful Dodger:  Landscape Photographer Ansel Adams, Born 100 Years Ago,  also Put on a Great Show,” Smithsonian 32 (February 2002):  102--8.

Dippie, Brian W., “Western Art Don’t Get No Respect:  A Fifty-Year Perspective,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 51 (Winter 2001):  68--71.

Hatcher, Steven, “The Death of an Anti-Hero:  Bootlegging and Social Isolation in Wallace Stegner’s The Big Rock Candy Mountain,” North Dakota Quarterly 68 (Winter 2001):  122--34.

Haverstock, Mary, and Ann Olszewski, “The Canvas Scraper Ora Coltman,” Timeline: A Publication of the Ohio Historical Society 19 (January/February 2002):  2--19.

History of Photography 25 (Autumn 2001).  Special issue, “Photography in Hawai‘i,” ed.  Lynn Ann Davis.

Katz, Wendy J., “Creating a Western Heart: Art and Reform in Cincinnati’s Antebellum Associations,” Ohio Valley History 1 (Fall 2001):  2--20.

Lorence, James J., “Mining:  Salt of the Earth,” Wisconsin History 85 (Winter 2001--2002):  28--43.

Lorence, James J., “Salt of the Earth and Free Expression:  The Mine-Mill Union and the Movies in the Rocky Mountain West,” New Mexico Historical Review 76 (October 2001):  415--30.

Mouat, Jeremy, “Morley Roberts in the Western Avernus,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 93 (Winter 2001/2002):  26--36.

Murray, Ester Johansson, “Early Cody Bands,” Annals of Wyoming 73 (Summer 2001):  24--9.

Rozniatowski, Susan Moffatt, “A Fallen Splendour:  The Challener Murals of Winnipeg’s Royal Alexandra Hotel,” Manitoba History 42 (Autumn/Winter 2001--2002): 14--8.

Silversides, Brock, “‘Do not Look at the Camera’:  The First Medicine Hat Film,” Alberta History 50 (Winter 2002): 13--6.

Widmann, Nancy L., “An Unencumbered Song:  Charles Deaton and His Sculptured House,” Colorado Heritage (Autumn 2001):  17--28.

Zega, Michael E., “Advertising the Southwest,” Journal of the Southwest 43 (Autumn 2001): 281--316.

Military

Bumsted, Michael, “From the Red to the Nile:  William Nassau Kennedy and the Manitoba Contingent of Voyageurs in the Gordon Relief Expedition, 1884--1885,” Manitoba History  42 (Autumn/Winter 2001-2002):  19--26.

Hill, Chuck, ed., “The U.S.-Mexican War:  Letters from Joseph H. LaMotte,” Gateway Heritage: The Quarterly Magazine of the Missouri Historical Society 22 (Fall 2001):  66--71.

Jevec, Adam, “Semper Fidelis, Code Talkers,” Prologue:  Quarterly of the National Archives and  Records Administration 33 (Winter 2001):  270--7.

McChristian, Douglas C., “Fort Laramie---After the Army:  Part I, The Auction,” Annals of Wyoming 73 (Summer 2001):  12--3.

McChristian, Douglas C., “Fort Laramie---After the Army:  Part II, The Community,” Annals of Wyoming 73 (Autumn 2001):  20--40.

Rafuse, Ethan S., “Impractical?  Unforgivable?  Another Look at George B. McClellan’s First Strategic Plan,” Ohio History 110 (Summer/Autumn 2001):  153--64.

Trotter, Richard L., “For the Defense of the Western Order:  Arkansas Volunteers on the Indian Frontier, 1846--1847,” The Arkansas Historical Quarterly 60 (Winter 2001):  394--410

Native Americans

Bahr, Donald, “Bad News:  The Predicament of Native American Mythology,” Ethnohistory 48 (Fall 2001):  587--612.

Brydon, Anne, “Dreams and Claims:  Icelandic-Aboriginal Interactions in the Manitoba Interlake,” Journal of Canadian Studies 36 (Summer 2001):  164--90.

Carlos, Ann M., and Frank D. Lewis, “Trade, Consumption, and the Native Economy:  Lessons from York Factory, Hudson Bay,” The Journal of Economic History 61 (December 2001):  1037-
-64.

Crum, Steven, “Deeply Attached to the Land:  The Owens Valley Paiutes and Their Rejection of Indian Removal, 1863--1937,” News from Native California 14 (Summer 2001):  18--20.

Davies, Wade, “Cornell’s Field Seminar in Applied Anthropology:  Social Scientists and American Indians in the Postwar Southwest,” Journal of the Southwest 43 (Autumn 2001):  317-- 42.

Deloria, P. S., “Indian Natural Resources Issues in an Orderly System,” Natural Resources Journal 41 (Summer 2001):  549--60.

Ellis, Clyde, “‘There is no Doubt . . . the Dances Should Be Curtailed’:  Indian Dances and Federal Policy on the Southern Plains, 1880--1930,” Pacific Historical Review 70 (November 2001):  543--70.

Gibson, Wayne Dell, “Cherokee Treaty Party Moves West:  The Bell-Deas Overland Journey, 1838--1839,” The Chronicles of Oklahoma 79 (Fall 2001):  314--35.

Hultgren, Mary Lou, “‘To Be Examples to . . . Their People’:  Standing Rock Sioux Students at Hampton Institute, 1878--1923, Part Two,” North Dakota History: Journal of the Northern Plains 68 (Number 3, 2001):  20--42.

Iverson, Peter, “The Road to Reappearance:  American Indian History Since 1890,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 51 (Winter 2001):  72--4.

Meredith, Howard, “Cultural Conservation and Revival:  The Caddo and Hasinai Post-Removal Era, 1860--1902,” The Chronicles of Oklahoma 79 (Fall 2001):  278--87.
 
Miller, Harry, “‘These I Do Not Sell’:  A Statement Made by the Indians,” Wisconsin History 84 (Summer 2001):  26--33.

Murray, Laura J., “Vocabularies of Native American Languages:  A Literary and Historical Approach to an Elusive Genre,” American Quarterly 53 (December 2001):  590--623.

Pearson, Jeffrey V., “Nelson A. Miles, Crazy Horse, and the Battle of Wolf Mountains,” Montana: The Magazine of Western History 51 (Winter 2001):  52--67.

Peavy, Linda, and Ursula Smith, “World Champions:  The 1904 Girls’ Basketball Team from Fort Shaw Indian Boarding School,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 51 (Winter 2001):  2--25.

Rynard, Paul, “Ally or Colonizer:  The Federal State, the Cree Nation and the James Bay Agreement,” Journal of Canadian Studies 36 (Summer 2001):  8--48.

Vlasich, James A., “Postwar Pueblo Indian Agriculture: Modernization Versus Tradition in the Era of Agribusiness,” New Mexico Historical Review 76 (October 2001):  353--82.

Wilkins, David E., “The Reinvigoration of the Doctrine of ‘Implied Repeals’:  A Requiem for Indigenous Treaty Rights,” The American Journal of Legal History 43 (January 1999):  1--26.

Political and Legal

Baumgart, Howard D., “Ellensburg’s Tree of Justice,” Columbia:  The Magazine of Northwest History (Winter 2001--02):  6--15.

Blaisdell, Lowell L., “Anatomy of an Oklahoma Lynching:  Bryan County, August 12--13, 1911,” The Chronicles of Oklahoma 79 (Fall 2001):  298--313.

Niblo, Stephen R., “Allied Policy toward Axis Interests in Mexico During World War II,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 17 (Summer 2001):  351--74.

Weiner, Richard, “Trinidad Sánchez Santos:  Voice of the Catholic Opposition in Porfirian Mexico,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 17 (Summer 2001):  321--50.

Welch, Melanie K., “Violence and the Decline of Black Politics in St. Francis County,” The Arkansas Historical Quarterly 60 (Winter 2001):  360--93.  

Religion

Aird, Polly, “Escape from Zion:  The United States Army Escort of Mormon Apostates, 1859,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 44 (Fall 2001):  196--237.

Anderson, Jeffrey D., “Northern Arapaho Conservation of a Christian Text,” Ethnohistory 48 (Fall 2001):  689--712.

Bakken, Dawn E., “Young Believers and Old Believers in the Wilderness:  Narratives of Place and the Construction of Family among Western Shakers,” Indiana Magazine of History 97 (December 2001):  278--95.

Carson, Scott Alan, “Indentured Migration in America’s Great Basin:  Occupational Targeting and Adverse Selection,” The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 32 (Winter 2002):  387--404.

Richards, Mary Stovall, “‘And He Shall Rule Over Thee’:  Patriarchy in Two Nineteenth- Century American Subcultures,” The Journal of Mississippi History 63 (Winter 2001):  317--46.

Simpson, Bishop Matthew, “A Missionary Journal to Oregon, 1853--1854,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 102 (Winter 2001):  454--79.

Social

Clayson, William, “‘The Barrios and the Ghettos Have Organized!’:  Community Action, Political Acrimony, and the War on Poverty in San Antonio,” Journal of Urban History 28 (January 2002):  158--83.

Ellingson, Mike, “Postal Markings of North Dakota Territory, Part XV:  Sioux, Stark and Steele County,” La Posta: A Journal of American Postal History 32 (December 2001--January 2002): 36--40.

Friesen, Gerald, “The Evolving Meanings of Region in Canada,” The Canadian Historical Review 82 (September 2001):  529--45.

Glickstein, Don, “19th Century Alaska Postal Cards:  A Census,” La Posta:  A Journal of American Postal History 32 (December 2001--January 2002):  20--3.

Great Plains Quarterly 21 (Fall 2001).  Special issue, 25th annual symposium of the Center for Great Plains Studies, “Five Voices One Place:  An Introduction,” ed. Susan J. Rosowski and John R. Wunder.

Mills, Randy J., “‘I Wish the World to Look Upon Them as My Murderers’:  A Story of Cultural Violence on the Ohio Valley Frontier,” Ohio Valley History 1 (Fall 2001):  21--30.

Novak, Susan S., “Gifts of a Nation,” Kansas Heritage 9 (Winter 2001):  6--11.

Ravalli, Richard J., Jr., “Rough and Tumble Fighting:  Perspectives on Violence in Gold Rush California,” Dogtown Territorial Quarterly 47 (Fall 2001): 49--55.

Seiler, Robert M., and Tamara P. Seiler, “Ceremonial Rhetoric and Civic Identity:  The Case of the White Hat,” Journal of Canadian Studies 36 (Spring 2001):  29--49.

Shellen, Wesley N., and Francis Dunn, “Montana Territorial Postmarks Part 4:  Flathead, Gallatin, Glacier, Golden Valley, Granite & Hill Counties,” La Posta: A Journal of American Postal History 32 (December 2001--January 2002):  10--9.

Toy, Eckard V., Jr., “Oregon at War,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 102 (Winter 2001):  414--33.

Women

Buck, Holly J., “‘The Powerful Instrumentalities of Our Up-building’:  The Woman’s Study League of Pocatello, 1896--1916,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 93 (Winter 2001/2002):  3--12.

Gold, David M., “Natural Rights and the Admission of Women to the Ohio Bar,” Ohio History 110 (Summer--Autumn 2001):  165--89.

McNeil, Eileen M., “Women of Vision and Compassion:  The Foundation of Health Care in Calgary,” Alberta History 50 (Winter 2002):  17--25.

Paton-Walsh, Margaret, “Women’s Organizations, U. S. Foreign Policy, and the Far Eastern Crisis, 1937-1941,” Pacific Historical Review 70 (November 2001):  601--26.

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