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Recent Articles Summer 2004

Agriculture, Ranching, and Rural Life

Alexander, Thomas G., “Interdependence and Change: Mutual Irrigation Companies in Utah’s Wasatch Oasis in an Age of Modernization, 1870--1930,” Utah Historical Quarterly 71 (Fall 2003): 292--314.

Foran, Max, “‘Grassroots’ History: Agricultural Land Use in Alberta,” Alberta History 51 (Autumn 2003): 29--32.

Hershock, Martin J., “‘Free Commoners by Law’: Tradition, Transition, and the Closing of the Range in Antebellum Michigan,” Michigan Historical Review 29 (Fall 2003): 97--123.

Traylor, Richard C., “Pulling Missouri out of the Mud: Highway Politics, the Centennial Road Law, and the Problems of Progressive Identity,” Missouri Historical Review 98 (October 2003): 47--68.

Biography

Clucas, Richard A., “The Political Legacy of Robert W. Straub,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 104 (Winter 2003): 462--77.

Meissner, Daniel J., “Theodore B. Wilcox: Captain of Industry and Magnate of the China Flour Trade, 1884--1918,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 104 (Winter 2003): 518--41.

Newborg, Gerald G., “‘It was Easy to Get Involved’: An Interview with Governor John E. Davis,” North Dakota History 70, no. 1 (2003): 2--25.

Rohrbacher, Frances, “Father James Croke: Pastor, Mountain Man, Fund Raiser, Extraordinary,” California Territorial Quarterly (Summer 2003): 21--37.

Staab, Rodney, “Sutter in Westport: Prelude for a Pioneer, Part 2,” Overland Journal 21 (Fall 2003): 94--107.

Business and Economics

Buckley, Jay H., “Rocky Mountain Entrepreneur: Robert Campbell as a Fur Trade Capitalist,” Annals of Wyoming 75 (Summer 2003): 8--23.

Crane, Jeff, “The Elwha Dam: Economic Gain Wins out over Saving Salmon Runs,” Columbia 17 (Fall 2003): 14--21.

Godfrey, Matthew C., “The Shadow of Mormon Cooperation: The Business Policies of Charles Nibley, Western Sugar Magnate in the Early 1900s,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 94 (Summer 2003): 130--9.

Jack, Kenneth, “David Jack and the Robber Barons: High Profile Business Relationships of the 19th Century,” California Territorial Quarterly (Fall 2003): 30--44.

Robinson, John W., “The Big Four Move South: The Building of the Southern Pacific Railroad,” California Territorial Quarterly (Fall 2003): 4--29.

Swagerty, William R., “‘The Leviathan of the North’: American Perceptions of the Hudson’s Bay Company, 1816--1846,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 104 (Winter 2003): 478--517

Community and Urban

Abbott, Arlinda, “Dealey Plaza: Birthplace, Pride and Shame of Dallas,” American History 38 (December 2003): 24--9, 74--6.

Abbott, Carl, “Urbanizing the Sunbelt,” OAH Magazine of History 18 (October 2003): 11--6.

Bremer, Jeff R., “‘A Species of Town-Building Madness’: Quindaro and Kansas Territory, 1856--1862,” Kansas History 26 (Autumn 2003): 156--71.

Gilbert, Jess, and Kevin Wehr, “Dairy Industrialization in the First Place: Urbanization, Immigration, and Political Economy in Los Angeles County, 1920--1970,” Rural Sociology 68, no. 4 (2003): 467--90.

Gomez-Novy, Juan, and Stefanos Polyzoides, “A Tale of Two Cities: The Failed Urban Renewal of Downtown Tucson in the Twentieth Century,” Journal of the Southwest 45 (Spring/Summer 2003): 87--129.

Keating, Ann D., “Chicagoland: More than the Sum of Its Parts,” Journal of Urban History 30 (January 2004): 213--30.

Kremer, Rona, “Jewish Involvement in the Early Development of Visalia, California, 1851--1953,” Western States Jewish History 36 (Fall 2003): 9--24.

Nicolaides, Becky M., “Suburbia and the Sunbelt,” OAH Magazine of History 18 (October 2003): 21--6.

Shortridge, James R., “The ‘Missing’ Railroad Towns along the Union Pacific and the Santa Fe Lines in Kansas,” Kansas History 26 (Autumn 2003): 186--205.

Wilson, Leslie, “The Rise of the Golden City: Los Angeles in the Twentieth Century,” Journal of Urban History 30 (January 2004): 275--88.

Environment

Klooster, Dan, “Campesinos and Mexican Forest Policy during the Twentieth Century,” Latin American Research Review 38, no. 2 (2003): 94--127.

Marsh, Kevin R., “The Ups and Downs of Mountain Life: Historical Patterns of Adaptation in the Cascade Mountains,” Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Summer 2004): 193--214.

Mote, Philip W., “Trends in Temperature and Precipitation in the Pacific Northwest during the Twentieth Century,” Northwest Science 77 (Fall 2003): 271--82.

Parkins, John R., Richard C. Stedman, and Thomas M. Beckley, “Forest Sector Dependence and Community Well-being: A Structural Equation Model for New Brunswick and British Columbia,” Rural Sociology 68, no. 4 (2003): 554--72.

Reiger, John F., “Lessons from History: The Conservation Legacy of Theodore Roosevelt,” Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal 25, no. 4 (2003): 10--5.

Thomas, Carmen M., and Robert G. Anthony, “Environmental Contaminants and Nesting Behavior of Great Blue Herons from the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, Oregon and Washington,” Northwest Science 77 (Fall 2003): 320--30.

 

Ethnicity and Race

Asato, Noriko, “Ousting Japanese Language Schools: Americanization and Cultural Maintenance in Washington State, 1919--1927,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 94 (Summer 2003): 140--50.

Eisenberg, Ellen, “‘As Truly American as Your Son’: Voicing Opposition to Internment in Three West Coast Cities,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 104 (Winter 2003): 542--65.

Georgen, Cynde, “Subjects of the Mikado: Sheridan County’s Japanese Community, 1900--1930,” Annals of Wyoming 75 (Spring 2003): 2--7.

Grotjohn, Robert, “Remapping Internment: A Postcolonial Reading of Mitsuye Yamada, Lawson Fusao Inada, and Janice Mirikitani,” Western American Literature 38 (Fall 2003): 246--69.

Hedglen, Thomas L., “The Trials of Will Johnson: Race-blind Justice in the First Year of Oklahoma Statehood,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 81 (Fall 2003): 274--97.

McKnight, Roger, “Death at Kansas Lake: A Study of Justice and Frontier Culture in Swedish America, Part I,” Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 54 (October 2003): 213--72.

Taylor, Quintard, “Seeking Sunbelt Freedom: African Americans in the Urban Southwest, 1865--1970,” OAH Magazine of History 18 (October 2003): 17--20.

Gender and Sexuality

Beyer, Carl Kalani, “Female Seminaries in America and Hawai’i During the 19th Century,” Hawaiian Journal of History 37 (2003): 91--118.

Fooks, Georgia Green, “The First Women: Southern Alberta Native Women before 1900,” Alberta History 51 (Autumn 2003): 23--8.

Mayer, Melanie J., “The Mystery of Esther Lyons, the ‘Klondike Girl,’” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 94 (Summer 2003): 115--29.

Rich, Melanie, “‘She Would Raise Hens to Aid War’: The Contributions of Oklahoma Women during World War I,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 81 (Fall 2003): 334--55.

Ross-Nazzal, Jennifer, “Emma Smith DeVoe and the South Dakota Suffrage Campaigns,” South Dakota History 33 (Fall 2003): 235--62.

Sachs, Honor R., “The Myth of the Abandoned Wife: Married Women’s Agency and the Legal Narrative of Gender in Eighteenth-Century Kentucky,” Ohio Valley History 3 (Winter 2003): 3--20.

Thomasson, Ellen Messerly, “Nerve and Cold Courage: Early Women Fliers in St. Louis,” Gateway Heritage 24 (Summer 2003): 28--33.

Wallis, Eileen V., “The Women’s Cooperative Movement in Utah, 1869--1915,” Utah Historical Quarterly 71 (Fall 2003): 315--31.

Historiography and Bibliography

Childers, R. Wayne, “Historic Notes and Documents: Life in Miami and the Keys: Two Reports and a Map from the Monaco-Alaña Mission, 1743,” Florida Historical Quarterly 82 (Summer 2003): 59--81.

Jordan, Timothy A., “Ecological and Cultural Contributions of Controlled Fire Use by Native Californians: A Survey of Literature,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 27, no. 1 (2003): 77--90.

Immigration, Migration, and Settlement

Kemerley, Agnieszka, “Building a New Life: The Polish Settlers of Harrah, Oklahoma,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 81 (Summer 2003): 206--27.

Miller, Orlando W., “Jewish Refugees for Alaska, 1933--1945,” Western States Jewish History 36 (Fall 2003): 43--64.

Nostrand, Richard L., “Homesteading by El Cerrito’s Quintanas near Variadero/La Garita,” New Mexico Historical Review 78 (Summer 2003): 265--83.

Wikert, Kathryn Webb, “Home to Iowa: Letters from the Western Trails,” Iowa Heritage Illustrated 84 (Spring 2003): 30--46.

International Borderlands

Enciso, Fernando Saúl Alanis, “No cuenten conmigo: La pólitica de repatriación del gobierno mexicano y sus nacionales en Estados Unidos, 1910--1928,” Mexican Studies/ Estudios Mexicanos 19 (Summer 2003): 401--31.

Mahoney, James, “Long-Run Development and the Legacy of Colonialism in Spanish America,” American Journal of Sociology 109 (July 2003): 50--106.

Yarmie, Andrew, “Employers and Exceptionalism: A Cross-Border Comparison of Washington State and British Columbia, 1890--1935,” Pacific Historical Review 72 (November 2003): 561--615.

Yarrington, Doug, “Power and Culture: The Social History of Nineteenth Century Spanish America,” Latin American Research Review 38, no. 3 (2003): 210--23.

Labor and Working-class

Graybill, Andrew, “Texas Rangers, Canadian Mounties, and the Policing of the Transnational Industrial Frontier, 1885--1910,” Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Summer 2004): 167--191.

McIntyre, Stephen L., “‘The City Belongs to the Local Unions’: The Rise of the Springfield Labor Movement, 1871--1912,” Missouri Historical Review 98 (October 2003): 24--46.

Swanger, Joanna B., “Labor in the Americas: Surviving in a World of Shifting Boundaries,” Latin American Research Review 38, no. 2 (2003): 147--67.

Literature, Film, and the Arts

Booker, Susan, “Did They Really Sing in the Opera Houses?: Public Entertainment in Oklahoma and Indian Territories, 1895--1907,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 81 (Summer 2003): 132--53.

Caron, James E., “Washoe Mark Twain,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 46 (Summer 2003): 77--88.

Catlin-Legutko, Cinnamon, “George Catlin and Archaeology: Data Drawn from the Canvas,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 81 (Fall 2003): 260--73.

Cole, Kevin L., and Leah Weins, “Religion, Idealism, and African American Autobiography in the Northern Plains: Era Bell Thompson’s American Daughter,” Great Plains Quarterly 23 (Fall 2003): 219--29.

Hassrick, Peter H., “Alexander Phimister Proctor in Texas,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 107 (October 2003): 218--37.

Quantic, Diane D., “Fairy Castle or Steamer Trunk?: Creating Place in O. E. Rølvaag’s Giants in the Earth,” Great Plains Quarterly 23 (Fall 2003): 245--59.

Ross, Thom, “Field Notes. Undiscovered History: The Thoughts of Thom Ross,” Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Summer 2004): 215--224.

Scruggs, Charles, “‘Oh for a Mexican Girl!’: The Limits of Literature in John Fante’s Ask the Dust,” Western American Literature 38 (Fall 2003): 228--45.

Shaw, Clifford Alpheus, “Mark Twain’s Aurora Cabins: Site of His ‘First Success,’” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 46 (Summer 2003): 89--106.

Silversides, Brock, “‘Blazing a Saga that Saved a Nation’: The Making of The Canadians,” Saskatchewan History 55 (Fall 2003): 5--26.

Zimmer, Edward F., and Abigail B. Davis, “Recovered Views: African American Portraits, 1912--1925,” Nebraska History 84 (Summer 2003): 59--114.

Method and Theory

Leichenko, Robin M., “Does Place Still Matter? Accounting for Income Variation across American Indian Tribal Areas,” Economic Geography 79, no. 4 (2003): 365--86.

McDonnell, Janet A., “Documenting Cultural and Historical Memory: Oral History in the National Park Service,” Oral History Review 30 (Summer/Fall 2003): 99--109.

Taylor, Joseph E., III, “The Many Lives of the New West,” Western Historical Quarterly 35 (Summer 2004): 141--165.

Military and Exploration

Barra, Allen, “Trying for the Truth about the Alamo,” American Heritage (November/December 2003): 50--5.

Camp, Gregory S., “Looking West: American and Traders before Lewis and Clark,” North Dakota History 70, no. 1 (2003): 28--35.

Halaas, David, and Andrew Masich, “Rediscovering Lewis & Clark,” Western Pennsylvania History 86 (Winter 2003--04): 12--21.

Jackson, Jack, “The 1780 Cabello Map: New Evidence that There Were Two Mission Rosarios, and a Possible Correction on the Site of El Fuerte del Cíbolo,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 107 (October 2003): 202--16.

Knowles, Charles R., “Indispensable Old Toby,” We Proceeded On 29 (November 2003): 26--35.

Lana, Eric, “Iowa Eldorado: Searching for Gold in 1858,” Iowa Heritage Illustrated 84 (Spring 2003): 2--5.

Native Americans

Cheatham, Gary L., “‘Within the Limits of the Southern Confederacy’: The C.S.A.’s Interest in the Quapaw, Osage, and Cherokee Tribal Lands of Kansas,” Kansas History 26 (Autumn 2003): 172--85.

Creel, Von Russell, “Capital Punishment and the United States Court for the Indian Territory,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 81 (Summer 2003): 172--205.

Dempsey, L. James, “A Warrior’s Robe,” Alberta History 51 (Autumn 2003): 18--22.

Doxtater, Dennis, “Parallel Universes on the Colorado Plateau: Indications of Chacoan Integration of an Earlier Anasazi Focus at Canyon de Chelly,” Journal of the Southwest 45 (Spring/Summer 2003): 33--62.

Erikson, Patricia Pierce, “Welcome to this House: A Century of Makah People Honoring Identity and Negotiating Cultural Tourism,” Ethnohistory 50 (Summer 2003): 523--47.

Hämäläinen, Pekka, “The Rise and Fall of Plains Indian Horse Cultures,” Journal of American History 90 (December 2003): 833--62.

Lewis, Hyrum S., “Kanosh and Ute Identity in Territorial Utah,” Utah Historical Quarterly 71 (Fall 2003): 332--47.

McBeth, Sally, “Memory, History, and Contested Pasts: Re-imagining Sacagawea/ Sacajawea,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 27, no. 1 (2003): 1--32.

McMillen, Christian, “The Birth of an Activist: Fred Mahone and the Politicization of the Hualapai, 1918 to 1923,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 27, no. 1 (2003): 33--60.

Mills, Randy, “‘It is the case of all mischief which the Indians suffer’: Native Americans and Alcohol Abuse in the Old Northwest,” Ohio Valley History 3 (Fall 2003): 3--16.

Re Cruz, Alicia, “Milpa as an Ideological Weapon: Tourism and Maya Migration to Cancún,” Ethnohistory 50 (Summer 2003): 489--502.

van de Logt, Mark, “‘The Lost Shepherds’: Methodist Missionaries among the Ponca Indian Tribe of Oklahoma, 1888--1940,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 81 (Summer 2003): 154--71.

Van Hoak, Stephen P., “The Poor Red Man and the Great Father: Choctaw Rhetoric, 1540--1860,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 81 (Fall 2003): 298--315.

Political and Legal

Arkansas Historical Quarterly 62 (Autumn 2003). Special Issue: “The Louisiana Purchase and the Peoples of Arkansas.”

Berruecos, Susana, “Electoral Justice in Mexico: The Role of the Electoral Tribunal under New Federalism,” Journal of Latin American Studies 35, no. 4 (2003): 801--25.

Finkel, Jodi, “Supreme Court Decisions on Electoral Rules after Mexico’s 1994 Judicial Reform: An Empowered Court,” Journal of Latin American Studies 35, no. 4 (2003): 777--99.

Geary, Daniel, “Carey McWilliams and Antifascism, 1934--1943,” Journal of American History 90 (December 2003): 912--34.

Murrell, Gary, “Democrats Disintegrate: Bonneville Dam, Public Power, the New Deal, and Governor Charles Henry Martin, 1932--1939,” Columbia 17 (Fall 2003): 5--12.

Rao, Gautham, “Thomas Worthington and the Great Transformation: Land Markets and Federal Power in the Ohio Valley, 1790--1805,” Ohio Valley History 3 (Winter 2003): 21--34.

Staker, Steven L., “Mark Twain v. John Caine et al: A Utah Territorial Case of Copyright Enforcement,” Utah Historical Quarterly 71 (Fall 2003): 348--61.

Wetherell, Don, “Upholding Social Decency and Political Equality: The Lacombe Western Globe and the Klu Klux Klan, 1929--1932,” Alberta History 51 (Autumn 2003): 54--9.

Zmijewski, David, “The Conspiracy that Never Existed: How Hawai’i Evaded Annexation in 1868,” Hawaiian Journal of History 37 (2003): 119--38.

Public History and Material Culture

Harris, Moira F., “Minnesota Calendars: Daily Galleries,” Minnesota History 58 (Fall 2003): 353--65.

Hayashi, Robert T., “Transfigured Patterns: Contesting Memories at the Manzanar National Historic Site,” Public Historian 25 (Fall 2003): 51--71.

McMahan, J. David, “Lead Seals of the Russian-American Company: A Perspective from the Castle Hill Collection,” Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly 39 (Fall 2003): 2--15.

Religion

Calvert, Pamela, “‘How Blessed It Is for the Sisters to Meet’: Historical Roots of the Pacific Northwest Quaker Women’s Theology Conference,” Quaker History 92 (Fall 2003): 19--51.

Frigge, Marielle, O.S.B., “Ancient Way in a New Land: Benedicitine Education in the Great Plains,” Great Plains Quarterly 23 (Fall 2003): 231--44.

Putney, Clifford, “God vs. Sugar: The Gulick Brothers’ Fight against King Kamehameha V and the Sugar Planters in Hawai’i, 1864--1870,” Hawaiian Journal of History 37 (2003): 63--89.

Slawson, Douglas J., “The Origins of Cape Catholicism: The Vincentian Presence in Cape Girardeau, 1828--1868,” Missouri Historical Review 98 (October 2003): 1--23.

Spitler, Loring, “Churches of the Valley along the Southern Rio Grande,” Journal of the Southwest 45 (Spring/Summer 2003): 9--32.

Science, Technology, and Industry

Hoffman, Abraham, “Albert Einstein at Caltech, Pasadena, California, 1930--1933,” Western States Jewish History 36 (Fall 2003): 65--84.

Nelson, Paula, “‘In the Midst of Life We Are in Death’: Medical Care and Mortality in Early Canton,” South Dakota History 33 (Fall 2003): 193--234.

Preston, Jack R., “The History of Electricity in Rural Goshen County: The Wyrulec Company,” Annals of Wyoming 75 (Spring 2003): 25--34.

Wright, Orville, “How We Made the First Flight,” Gateway Heritage 24 (Summer 2003): 14--23.

Social and Cultural

Anderson, Kristin M., and Christopher W. Kimball, “Twin Cities Baseball Parks: Designing the National Pastime,” Minnesota History 58 (Fall 2003): 338--52.

Baxter, John O., “Sport on the Rio Grande: Cowboy Tournaments at New Mexico’s Territorial Fair, 1885--1905,” New Mexico Historical Review 78 (Summer 2003): 245--63.

Berglund, Barbara, “‘The Days of Old, the Days of Gold, the Days of '49’: Identity, History, and Memory at the California Midwinter International Exposition, 1894,” Public Historian 25 (Fall 2003): 25--49.

Corbett, Christopher, “Remembering Big,” American Heritage (November/December 2003): 42--9.

Haes, Brenda L., “Devils Tower, Wyoming: An Examination of a Clash in Cultures,”Annals of Wyoming 75 (Summer 2003): 2--7.

Mahoney, John F., “The Landscape Architecture of Morell and Nichols, Sheridan, 1911--1914,” Annals of Wyoming 75 (Spring 2003): 15--24.

Pitsula, James, “History, Myth and the University of Saskatchewan, 1907--1974,” Saskatchewan History 55 (Fall 2003): 27--41.

Pollak, Oliver B., with Karen G. Pollak, “Gefilte Fish and Jewish Charitable Cookbooks on the Great Plains, 1888--,” Western States Jewish History 36 (Fall 2003): 25--42.

Sbardellati, John, and Tony Shaw, “Booting a Tramp: Charlie Chaplin, the FBI, and the Construction of the Subversive Image in Red Scare America,” Pacific Historical Review 72 (November 2003): 495--530.

Scheele, Dorothy R., “Forty Million Dollars of Food & One Million Gifts: A History of the Friendship and Merci Trains in California,” California Territorial Quarterly (Summer 2003): 4--20.

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