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Recent Articles Summer 2003

Agriculture, Ranching, and Rural Life

Duffy, John M., “Casey Tibbs:  ‘America’s Most Beloved Cowboy,’” South Dakota History 32 (Winter 2002):  310--30.

Olmstead, Alan L., and Paul W. Rhode, “The Red Queen and the Hard Reds:  Productivity Growth in American Wheat, 1800--1940,” Journal of Economic History 62 (December 2002):  929--66.

South Dakota History 32 (Fall 2002).  Special issue, “Cowboy Life:  Myth and Reality.”

Biography

Barber, Katrine, and Janice Dilg, “‘I Didn’t Do Anything Anyone Else Couldn’t Have Done,’”:  A View of Oregon History through the Ordinary Life of Barbara Mackenzie,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 103 (Winter 2002):  481--509.

Cashion, Ty, “Three ‘R’s’ and the Hickory Stick on the Texas Frontier,” East Texas Historical Journal 41, no. 1 (2003):  28--35.

Colasurdo, Christine, “Erna Gunther:  A Pioneer in Native Plants,” Columbia 16 (Winter 2002--03):  30--5.

Fleming, Paula Richardson, “Ridgway Glover, Photographer,” Annals of Wyoming 74 (Spring 2002):  17--27.

Goss, Robert V., “A Tale of Two Sisters:  Pryor & Trischman in Yellowstone in the Best and Worst of Times,” Annals of Wyoming 74 (Spring 2002):  2--16.

Polos, Nicholas C., Dr., “Acquiring the Power of Ready Thought:  The Educational Philosophy of John Swett, the Father of Public School Education in California,” California Territorial Quarterly 51 (Fall 2002):  19--31.

Business and Economics

Arave, Joseph, “The Forest Service Takes to the Slopes:  The Birth of Utah’s Ski Industry and the Role of the Forest Service,” Utah Historical Quarterly 70 (Fall 2002):  341--55.

Boone, William A., “Peso Devaluations, American Business, and American Responses:  1982 and 1994,” Journal of Big Bend Studies 14 (2002):  213--31.

Lowitt, Richard, “From Petroleum to Pigs:  The Oklahoma Panhandle in the Last Half of the Twentieth Century,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 80 (Fall 2002):  260--83.

Lubetkin, M. John, “The Forgotten Yellowstone Surveying Expeditions of 1871:  W. Milnor Roberts and the Northern Pacific Railroad in Montana,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 52 (Winter 2002):  32--47.

Nickliss, Alexandra M., “Phoebe Apperson Hearst’s ‘Gospel of Wealth,’ 1883--1901,” Pacific Historical Review 71 (November 2002):  575--605.

Community and Urban

Alberta History 51 (Winter 2003).  Special Issue.  “Beginnings of Calgary:  The Isaac S. Freeze Letters, 1883--84.”

Spilsbury, Duane, “Margaret Crocker’s Love-Hate Relationship with Sacramento,” California Territorial Quarterly 51 (Fall 2002):  41--5.

Environment

Carpenter, Stephen M., “Search for the San Elizario Salt Road,” Journal of Big Bend Studies 14 (2002):  141--62.

Lackey, Robert T., “Salmon Recovery:  Learning from Successes and Failures,” Northwest Science 76 (Fall 2002):  356--60.

Robbins, William G., Mark Spence, and Sara Dant Ewert, “Beyond Place: A Forum,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 103 (Winter 2002):  414--51.

Sproul, David Kent, “Environmentalism and Kaiparowits Power Project, 1964--76,” Utah Historical Quarterly 70 (Fall 2002):  356--71.

Zobel, Donald B., “Ecosystem Use by Indigenous People in an Oregon Coastal Landscape,” Northwest Science 76 (Fall 2002):  304--14.

Ethnicity and Race

Alamillo, José M., “Peloteros in Paradise:  Mexican American Baseball and Oppositional Politics in Southern California, 1930--1950,” Western Historical Quarterly 34 (Summer 2003):  191--211.

Brick, Blanche H., “William Morris Ford, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Longview, Texas, and the Southern Baptist View of Race Relations, 1945--1971,” East Texas Historical Journal 41, no. 1 (2003):  53--60.
 
Gotham, Kevin Fox, “Missed Opportunities, Enduring Legacies:  School Segregation and Desegregation in Kansas City, Missouri,” American Studies 43 (Summer 2002):  5--41.

O’Dell, Larry, “Protecting His Race: A. J. Smitherman and the Tulsa Star,” Chronciles of Oklahoma 80 (Fall 2002):  302--13.

Whitaker, Matthew C., "'Creative Conflict': Lincoln and Eleanor Ragsdale,  Collaboration and Community Activism in Phoenix, 1953--1965," Western Historical Quarterly 34 (Summer 2003): 165--90

Gender and Sexuality

Budny, Mildred V., “I Wish I Weren’t Going to Have This Baby:  A Navy Wife Remembers Pearl Harbor,” Hawaiian Journal of History 36 (2002):  147--61.

Danbom, David B., “Rural Girls in Fargo during the 1930s,” Agricultural History 76 (Fall 2002):  659--68.

Denney, Susan G., “It Was No Place for Women:  Women on the Texas Panhandle Frontier, 1876--1900,” Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 74 (2001):  23--46.

Historiography and Bibliography

Burton, Orville Vernon, “Reaping What We Sow: Community and Rural History,” Agricultural History 76 (Fall 2002):  631--58.

Shellen, Wesley N., and Francis Dunn, “Montana Territorial Postmarks, Part 10:  Richland, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sanders and Silver Bow Counties,” La Posta 33 (December 2002--January 2003):  20--9.

Immigration, Migration, and Settlement

Aird, Polly, “Bound for Zion:  The Ten- and Thirteen-Pound Emigrating Companies, 1853--54,” Utah Historical Quarterly 70 (Fall 2002):  300--25.

Duffield, Lathel F., “Cherokee Emigration:  Reconstructing Reality,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 80 (Fall 2002):  314--47.

Iwatsuki, Shizue, introduction by Linda Tamura, “The Making of an American,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 103 (Winter 2002):  511--29.

Leonard, Karen, “California’s Punjabi Pioneers:  Remembering/Claiming Homelands,” Amerasia Journal 28, no. 3 (2002):  109--26.

Strong, Harry M., “The Adventures of a Pioneer Judge and His Family,” Columbia 16 (Winter 2002--03):  18--23.

Van Hook, Jennifer, and Kelly Stamper Balistreri, “Diversity and Change in the Institutional Context of Immigrant Adaptation:  California Schools, 1985--2000,” Demography 39 (November 2002):  639--54.

International Borderlands

Earle, Rebecca, “‘Padres de la Patria’ and the Ancestral Past:  Commemorations of Independence in Nineteenth-Century Spanish America,” Journal of Latin American Studies 34 (November 2002):  775--805.

Haynes, Robert V., “Territorial Mississippi, 1798--1817,” Journal of Mississippi History 64 (Winter 2002):  283--305.

Hogue, Michel, “Disputing the Medicine Line:  The Plains Crees and the Canadian-American Border, 1876--1885,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 52 (Winter 2002):  2--16.

Knetsch, Joe, “Fort Cross on Cape Sable:  Controlling Trade between Cuba and the Seminoles in the Third Seminole War,” Journal of America’s Military Past 29 (Spring/Summer 2002):  16--29.

Vogel, Robert C., “Paul Boüet Laffitte:  A Borderlands Life,” East Texas Historical Journal 41, no. 1 (2003):  15--27.

Labor and Working-Class

Norris, Jim, “Bargaining for Beets:  Migrants and Growers in the Red River Valley,” Minnesota History 58 (Winter 2002--03):  196--209.

Literature, Film, and the Arts
 
Clarke, David, “Teng Baiye and Mark Tobey:  Interactions between Chinese and American Art in Shanghai and Seattle,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 93 (Fall 2002):  171--9.

Hermanson, Scott, “Fear and Loathing in Los Angeles:  Mike Davis as Nature Writer,” Western American Literature 37 (Fall 2002):  293--317.

Newmark, Julianne, “Writing (and Speaking) in Tongues:  Zitkala-Ša’s American Indian Stories,” Western American Literature 37 (Fall 2002):  335--58.

Owens, Louis, “Deadly Kids, Stinking Dogs, and Heroes:  The Best Laid Plans in Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men,” Western American Literature 37 (Fall 2002):  319--33.

Sumption, Linda, “The Domesticated Gold Rush in William Manly’s Death Valley in ‘49,” Journal of the Southwest 44 (Autumn 2002):  277--301.

Uecker, Jeffry, “Picturing the Corps of Discovery:  The Lewis and Clark Expedition in Oregon Art,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 103 (Winter 2002):  452--79.

Method and Theory

Barber, Katrine, and Janice Dilg, “Documenting Women’s History:  Using Oral History and the Collaborative Process,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 103 (Winter 2002):  530--40.

Stillman, Amy Ku?uleialoha, “Of the People Who Love the Land:  Vernacular History in the Poetry of Modern Hawaiian Hula,” Amerasia Journal 28, no. 3 (2002):  85--108.

Military and Exploration

Beehive History 28.  Special issue, “Weapons.”

Buecker, Thomas R., “The Paper Trail at Fort Robinson: Researching the History of a U. S. Military Post,” Journal of America’s Military Past 29 (Spring/Summer 2002):  30--41.
 
Hanson, Mark D., “Target Practice and Firing Ranges at Fort Fred Steele,” Annals of Wyoming 74 (Spring 2002):  28--32.

Karsmizki, Kenneth, “Lewis and Clark’s Indian Presents,” Columbia 16 (Winter 2002--03):  7--12.

Merbs, Charles F., “Washington Matthews and the Hemenway Expedition of 1887--88,” Journal of the Southwest 44 (Autumn 2002):  303--35.

Neal, Katherine, “Mathematics and Empire, Navigation and Exploration:  Henry Briggs and the Northwest Passage Voyages of 1631,” Isis 93 (September 2002):  435--53.

Reaves, Stacy Webb, “Canvas and Caissons:  Early Aviation at Fort Sill, 1914--1939,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 80 (Fall 2002):  284--301.

Native Americans

Cloud, William A., “The Rough Run Burial:  A Semi-Subterranean Cairn Burial from Brewster County, Texas,” Journal of Big Bend Studies 14 (2002):  33--84.

Demers, E. A. S., “Native-American Slavery and Territoriality in the Colonial Upper Great Lakes Region,” Michigan Historical Review 28 (Fall 2002):  163--72.

Dombrowski, Kirk, “The Praxis of Indigenism and Alaska Native Timber Politics,” American Anthropologist 104 (December 2002):  1062--73.

Grover, Linda LeGarde, “From Assimilation to Termination:  The Vermillion Lake Indian School,” Minnesota History 58 (Winter 2002--03):  224--40.

Hodgson, Dorothy L., “Introduction:  Comparative Perspectives on the Indigenous Rights Movement in Africa and the Americas,” American Anthropologist 104 (December 2002):  1037--49.

James, Susan E., “Mimetic Rituals of Child Sacrifice in the Hopi Kachina Cult,” Journal of the Southwest 44 (Autumn 2002):  337--56.

Meyer, William B., “The Perfectionists and the Weather:  The Oneida Community’s Quest for Meteorological Utopia, 1848--1879,” Environmental History 7 (October 2002):  589--610.

Murphree, Daniel S., “Constructing Indians in the Colonial Floridas:  Origins of European--Floridian Identity, 1513--1573,” Florida Historical Quarterly 81 (Fall 2002):  133--54.

Pearson, J. Diane, and Fred Wesley, “Recalling the Changing Women:  Returning Identity to Chiricahua Apache Women and Children,” Journal of the Southwest 44 (Autumn 2002):  259--75.

Puisto, Jaakko, “‘We Didn’t Care for It’:  The Salish and Kootenai Battle against Termination Policy, 1946--1954,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 52 (Winter 2002):  48--63.

Rushforth, Brett, “‘The Great Spirit Was Grieved’:  Religion and the Environment among the Cowlitz Indians,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 93 (Fall 2002):  188--98.

Swain, Hampton W., “How the Indians Tanned Buckskin,” Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 38 (Summer 2002):  2--10.

Watson, Bruce, “George Catlin’s Obsession,” Smithsonian 33 (December 2002):  70--9.

Wheeler, Mark, “Shadow Wolves,” Smithsonian 33 (January 2003):  40--7.

Political and Legal

Blaisdell, Lowell L., “Injustice in Texas:  The Case of Flora Foreman,” Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 74 (2001):  47--60.

Chandler, Robert J., Dr., “Fighting Words:  Censoring Civil War Journalism in California,” California Territorial Quarterly 51 (Fall 2002):  4--18.

Fahey, John, “‘The Whole Process Made a Wonderful Story’: The Women’s Campaign for Redistricting,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 93 (Fall 2002):  180--7.

Journal of the West 41 (Fall 2002).  Special issue, “Depression Politics in the West.”

Lauck, Jon K., “George S. McGovern and the Farmer:  South Dakota Politics, 1953--1962,” South Dakota History 32 (Winter 2002):  331--53.

Lemont, Eric, “Developing Effective Processes of American Indian Constitutional and Governmental Reform:  Lessons from the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Hualapai Nation, Navajo Nation, and Northern Cheyenne Tribe,” American Indian Law Review 26, no. 2 (2001--2002):  147--75.

Owens, Robert M., “Jeffersonian Benevolence on the Ground:  The Indian Land Cession Treaties of William Henry Harrison,” Journal of the Early Republic 22 (Fall 2002):  405--35.

Stach, Ken, “A Statistical Analysis of Nebraska Territorial Postal History,” La Posta 33 (December 2002--January 2003), 15--9.

Sweeney, Rosemary, “Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes:  Current BIA Interpretations of the Federal Criteria for Acknowledgment with Respect to Several Northwest Tribes,” American Indian Law Review 26, no. 2 (2001--2002):  203--31.

Tebben, Carol, “Trifederalism in the Aftermath of Teague:  The Interaction of State and Tribal Courts in Wisconsin,” American Indian Law Review 26, no. 2 (2001--2002):  177--201.

Wright, Paul, “Changes in the Statutory Boundaries of Big Bend Counties, 1850--1904,” Journal of Big Bend Studies 14 (2002):  109--39.

Public History and Material Culture

Prosser, Dan, “The Way We Were:  Shawnee Indian Mission,” Kansas Heritage 10 (Winter 2002):  5--11.

Tripp, Sherida G., “Documentation of a Plains Indian Feather Headdress,” Journal of Big Bend Studies 14 (2002):  163--83.

Religion

Bennett, Richard, “‘Has the Lord Turned Bankrupt?’:  The Attempted Sale of the Nauvoo Temple, 1846--1850,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 95 (Autumn 2002):  235--63.

Kashay, Jennifer Fish, “‘O That My Mouth Might Be Opened’:  Missionaries, Gender, and Language in Early 19th-Century Hawai’i,” Hawaiian Journal of History 36 (2002):  41--58.

Treviño, Roberto R., “Facing Jim Crow:  Catholic Sisters and the ‘Mexican Problem’ in Texas,” Western Historical Quarterly 34 (Summer 2003):  xxx--xxxx.

Social and Cultural

Calloway, Sonia, “The Schools of Tarkington Prairie,” East Texas Historical Journal 41, no. 1 (2003):  36--45.

Choy, Sammie, “The Opera House and the Orpheum:  Elite and Popular Theater in Early 20th-Century Hawai’i,” Hawaiian Journal of History 36 (2002):  79--103.

Dalstrom, Harl A., and Kay Calamé Dalstrom, “‘Back by Popular Demand!’:  Dancing in Small-Town South Dakota,” South Dakota History 32 (Winter 2002):  283--309.

Fairchild, Louis, “Health Care on the Frontier Plains,” Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 74 (2001):  1--22.

Gillespie, Greg, “‘I Was Well Pleased with Our Sport among the Buffalo’:  Big-Game Hunters, Travel Writing, and Cultural Imperialism in the British North American West, 1847--72,” Canadian Historical Review 83 (December 2002):  555--84.

Hanson, James A., “Playing Cards in the Fur Trade,” Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 38 (Fall 2002):  2--14.

Murphy, Miriam B., and Craig Fuller, “Glimpses of Ice Skating and Coasting in Utah,” Utah Historical Quarterly 70 (Fall 2002):  326--40.

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