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Recent Articles Summer 2008

AGRICULTURE, RANCHING, AND RURAL LIFE

Casto, Stanley D., “The Rocky Mountain Locust in Texas,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 111 (October 2007): 183--204.

MacLennan, Carol, “Kilauea Sugar Plantation in 1912: A Snapshot,” Hawaiian Journal of History 41 (2007): 1--34.

BIOGRAPHY

Dechant, D. Lyle, “‘Our Genial Photographer’: The Life and Times of Henry D. Weenink,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 57 (Winter 2007): 43--54.

Fradkin, Philip L., “Wallace Stegner’s Formative Years in Saskatchewan and Montana,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 57 (Winter 2007): 3--19.

Lindell, Terrence J., “An Iowan’s View from Fort Randall: The Letters of Doctor Samuel N. Pierce, 1861--1862,” South Dakota History 37 (Fall 2007): 224--55.

McBride, Genevieve G., and Stephen R. Byers, “The First Mayor of Black Milwaukee, J. Anthony Josey,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 91 (Winter 2007--2008): 2--15.

Menkes, Dove, “A Young Man Returns to the West---The 1880 Letters of Leonard Herbert Swett,” Utah Historical Quarterly 75 (Fall 2007): 342--63.

Robinson, John W., “Samuel Bishop: A Man of Many Careers,” California Territorial Quarterly 70 (Summer 2007): 4--17.

Vincenti, Virginia B., Theodore G. Bartke, and Katie M. Jones, “Verna J. Hitchcock: A Notable Wyoming Role Model and Leader in Her Profession, Family, and Community,” Annals of Wyoming 79 (Summer-Autumn 2007): 36--49.

BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Buxton, Michael, “The Sea Otter Hunters of San Diego and the Lower Coast, 1846 to 1903,” Mains’l Haul 43 (Summer/Fall 2007): 8--19.

Farris, Glenn, “Otter Hunting by Alaskan Natives Along the California Coast in the Early Nineteenth Century,” Mains’l Haul 43 (Summer/Fall 2007): 20--33.

Giesecke, E.W., “Unlikely Partners: Bostonians, Russians, and Kodiaks Sail the Pacific Coast Together, 1800--1810,” Mains’l Haul 43 (Summer/Fall 2007): 34--69.

Harrison, Donald, “The 19th Century Credit Vise: How Tight Money Squeezed J.S. Mannasse & Marcus Schiller, San Diego, California 1854--1897,” Western States Jewish History 40 (Fall 2007): 41--68.

Hawkins, Richard A., “James D. Dole and the 1932 Failure of the Hawaiian Pineapple Company,” Hawaiian Journal of History 41 (2007): 149--70.

Wheeling, Ken, “Mail Coaches on the Santa Fe Trail, Route 10547: The Barlow-Sanderson Line,” Overland Journal 25 (Winter 2007): 202--13.

COMMUNITY AND URBAN

Appel, Sara E., “Shutting Down the City: The 1918 Influenza Virus in St. Louis,” Gateway 27 (2007): 33--43.

Barraclough, Laura R., “Rural Urbanism: Producing Western Heritage and the Racial Geography of Postwar Los Angeles,” Western Historical Quarterly 39 (Summer 2008): 177--202.

Fontane, Walter M., “Baseball to Bullets: The Rise and Fall of the Cuckoo Gang,” Gateway 27 (2007): 21--31.

Waters, Alvin W., “The Twin City Motor Speedway,” Minnesota History 60 (Winter 2007--2008): 304--11.

ENVIRONMENT

Finger, Thomas, and Barbara Morehouse, “River of Change, An Environmental History of Climate and Water Management in the Upper Little Colorado Watershed,” Journal of the Southwest 49 (Winter 2007): 531--60.

Parker, Jason Shaw, Richard Moore, and Mark Weaver, “Land Tenure as a Variable in Community Based Watershed Projects: Some Lessons from the Sugar Creek Watershed, Wayne and Holmes Counties, Ohio,” Society & Natural Resources 20, no. 9 (2007): 815--33.

Piper, Liza, and John Sandlos, “A Broken Frontier: Ecological Imperialism in the Canadian North,” Environmental History 12 (October 2007): 759--95.

Ranco, Darren, and Dean Suagee, “Tribal Sovereignty and the Problem of Difference in Environmental Regulation: Observations on ‘Measured Separatism’ in Indian Country,” Antipode 39 (September 2007): 691--707.

Sellars, Richard West, “A Very Large Array: Early Federal Historic Preservation---The Antiquities Act, Mesa Verde, and the National Park Service Act,” Natural Resources Journal 47 (Spring 2007): 267--328.

ETHNICITY AND RACE

De Danaan, Llyn, “Tideland Tales: Drama and Death on Oyster Bay,” Columbia 21 (Fall 2007): 6--16.

Mullen, Kevin J., “Chinatown Squad: Policing the Ethnic Underworld of San Francisco,” California Territorial Quarterly 70 (Summer 2007): 20--33.

Olden, Danielle, “The Hispano-Americano Women’s Club and the Laramie Woman’s Club: A Glimpse into Intercultural Relationships in Laramie, Wyoming, 1950--1970,” Annals of Wyoming 79 (Summer-Autumn 2007): 14--27.

Singer, Harold, “The Jewish Presence in Glendale, California 1920--,” Western States Jewish History 40 (Fall 2007): 34--40.

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

FitzGerald, Sharron A., and Alicja Muszynski, “Negotiating Female Morality: place, ideology and agency in the Red River Colony,” Women’s History Review 16 (November 2007): 661--80.

Frizzell, Robert W., “Marie Dierking Herd Neuhaus: Lafayette County German Farmwife and Proto-Feminist,” Missouri Historical Review 102 (October 2007): 1--9.

Nye, Ellen M., “Jane Ivinson Hall: Meeting the Educational Needs of Rural Western Girls,” Annals of Wyoming 79 (Summer-Autumn 2007): 28--35.

Schreck, Kimberly A., “The Patriarch, His ‘Wives,’ His ‘Slaves,’ and His ‘Children’: Contested Wills in the Case of Keen v. Keen,” Missouri Historical Review 102 (October 2007): 25--41.

HISTORIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bloom, Jo Tice, “Hello Joe, You Old Buffalo: Skulls, Brand Books, and Westerners,” Western Historical Quarterly 39 (Summer 2008): 203--208.

Bolton, Herbert E., “The Obligation of Nevada Toward the Writing of Her Own History,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 50 (Fall 2007): 202--14.

Hering, Katharina, “‘That Food of the Memory which Gives the Clue to Profitable Research’: Oral history as a source for local, regional, and family history in the nineteenth and early twentieth century,” Oral History Review 34 (Summer/Fall 2007): 27--47.

Morton, Michelle, “Historical Presence and Purpose in Antonio María Osio’s La historia de Alta California and Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo’s Recuerdos históricos y personales tocante a la Alta California,” Boletín: Journal of the California Mission Studies Association 23 no. 2 (2006) / 24 no. 1 (2007): 24--58.

IMMIGRATION, MIGRATION, AND SETTLEMENT

Fujita-Rony, Dorothy, “Water and Land: Asian Americans and the U.S. West,” Pacific Historical Review 76 (November 2007): 563--74.

Hamilton, Beckey, “Father Louis Pierre Gravel and the Settlement of the Gravelbourg Area,” Saskatchewan History 59 (Fall 2007): 3--19.

Mielke, Coleen, “George W. Palmer: An Alaskan Pioneer, 1855--1930,” Alaska History 22 (Spring/Fall 2007): 41--50.

Record, Patricia L., “The Trapper, the Indian, and the Naming of Logan,” Utah Historical Quarterly 75 (Fall 2007): 364--71.

Tate, Michael L., “The Artist and Entrepreneur: William Quesenbury and John Wesley Jones on the California Trail,” Overland Journal 25 (Winter 2007): 187--201.

INTERNATIONAL BORDERLANDS

Burden, David K., “Reform Before La Reforma: Liberals, Conservatives and the Debate over Immigration, 1846--1855,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 23 (Summer 2007): 283--316.

Hendricks, Rick, and Gerald Mandell, “Allegations of Extortion: New Mexico Residencias of the mid-1600s,” New Mexico Historical Review 80 (Winter 2005): 1--27.

Pacheco, Jaime, and LeRoy Anthony Reaza, “The Municipal Origins of la Villa de San Felipe el Real de Chihuahua, 1718--1725: The Cabildo’s Struggle for Jurisdictional Autonomy,” New Mexico Historical Review 80 (Winter 2005): 29--53.

Smith, Michael M., “Andrés G. García: Venustiano Carranza’s Eyes, Ears, and Voice on the Border,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 23 (Summer 2007): 355--86.

Work, David K., “An Utter Failure: Colonel William C. Brown, General John J. Pershing, and the Punitive Expedition, 1916,” Military History of the West 37 (2007): 29--54.

LABOR AND WORKING-CLASS

Allen, Douglas W., “Information Sharing During the Klondike Gold Rush,” Journal of Economic History 67 (December 2007): 944--67.

Turk, Michelle Follette, “Dead Roses and Blooming Deserts: The Medical History of a New Deal Icon,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 50 (Fall 2007): 239--64.

LITERATURE, FILM, AND THE ARTS

DeSilvey, C., “Art and archive: memory-work on a Montana homestead,” Journal of Historical Geography 33 (October 2007): 878--900.

Eek, Ann Christine, “The Secret of the Cigar Box: Carl Lumholtz and the Photographs from His Sonoran Desert Expedition, 1909--1910,” Journal of the Southwest 49 (Autumn 2007): 369--418.

Kennedy, Sharon L., “Nebraska Women Artists 1880--1950,” Nebraska History 88 (Fall 2007): 62--95.

Lewthwaite, Stephanie, “‘Writing Reform’ in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles: The Sonoratown Anthologies,” Journal of American Studies 41 (August 2007): 331--64.

Mink, Nicolaas, “A (Napoleon) Dynamite Identity: Rural Idaho, the Politics of Place, and the Creation of a New Western Film,” Western Historical Quarterly 39 (Summer 2008): 153--175.

Slonneger, Marybeth, “Wetherby’s Gallery of Early Iowa,” Iowa Heritage Illustrated 88 (Spring 2007): 3--21.

Thompson, Jennifer Jeffries, “The Railroad Photography of Warren McGee,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 57 (Autumn 2007): 46--59.

Walker, Margaret F., “Bookin’ West: Tall Tales and ‘Books of Every Sort and Size from Fanny Hill to the Bible’ on the Journey West,” Overland Journal 25 (Fall 2007): 148--67.

Wood, W. Raymond, “The North Dakota Artwork of General Régis de Trobriand,” North Dakota History 73, nos. 3 & 4 (2006): 2--30.

MILITARY AND EXPLORATION

Hyer, Joel R., “Just Another Battle?: The Significance of the Hayfield Fight,” Annals of Wyoming 79 (Summer-Autumn 2007): 2--13.

Joiner, Gary, “To Defend the Sacred Soil of Texas: Tom Green and the Texas
Cavalry in the Red River Campaign,” East Texas Historical Journal 46 (Spring 2008): 11--7.

Smith, Roger, “‘We Shall Soon See the Consequences of Such Conduct’: John Ledyard Revisited,” Hawaiian Journal of History 41 (2007): 35--62.

Sodergren, Steven E., “Exercising Restraint: Military Responses to Southern Sentiment in California during the Civil War,” Military History of the West 37 (2007): 1--28.

Taylor, Rodney J., “The Log of the Brig Betsy, 1799--1801,” Mains’l Haul 43 (Summer/Fall 2007): 70--87.

NATIVE AMERICANS

Benson, Megan, “The Fight for Crow Water: Part I, The Early Reservation Years through the Indian New Deal,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 57 (Winter 2007): 24--42.

Bernstein, Bruce, “The Booth Sitters of Santa Fe’s Indian Market: Making and Maintaining Authenticity,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 31, no. 3 (2007): 49--79.

Cheatham, Gary L., “‘If the Union Wins, We Won’t Have Anything Left’: The Rise and Fall of the Southern Cherokees of Kansas,” Kansas History 30 (Autumn 2007): 154--77.

Knack, Martha C., “The Saga of Tim Hooper’s Homestead: Non-Reservation Shoshone Indian Land Title in Nevada,” Western Historical Quarterly 39 (Summer 2008): 125--151.

Leahy, Todd E., “So That a Nation May Live: The Pawnee Ghost Dance and Cultural Renaissance,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 85 (Fall 2007): 324--41.

POLITICAL AND LEGAL

Dykstra, Robert R., “Race, Courage, and Discipline in Iowa’s Heroic Age,” Iowa Heritage Illustrated 88 (Spring 2007): 23--31.

Fearon, Peter, “Kansas History and New Deal Era,” Kansas History 30 (Autumn 2007): 192--223.

Harrison, Gordon S., “Alaska’s Constitutional ‘Literacy Test’ and the Question of Voting Discrimination,” Alaska History 22 (Spring/Fall 2007): 23--38.

Loeffler, Karen, “World War I and the Nevada Homefront: Prewar Rhetoric vs. War-time Reality,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 50 (Fall 2007): 215--38.

Luckett, Matthew, “The ‘Wide Awake Citizens’: Anti Horse-Thief Associations in South Central Wisconsin, 1865--1890,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 91 (Winter 2007--2008): 16--27.

Miller, Douglas K., “The Salt Lake County Rotary Jail,” Utah Historical Quarterly 75 (Fall 2007): 322--41.

O’Neill, Michael, “The Removal of Chief Justice Maginnis: Politics and the Judiciary in Wyoming Territory,” Annals of Wyoming 79 (Summer-Autumn 2007): 50--72.

Parham, Vera, “Something Worth Going Up That Cliff For,” Columbia 21 (Fall 2007): 24--32.

Rich, Harold, “Strange Bedfellows: ‘Longhair Jim’ Courtright and Political Influence in Fort Worth,” East Texas Historical Journal 46 (Spring 2008): 27--32.

Savitt, Todd L., “Abortion in the Old West: The Trials of Dr. Edwin S. Kellogg of Helena, Montana,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 57 (Autumn 2007): 3--20.

PUBLIC HISTORY AND MATERIAL CULTURE

Arenson, Adam, “A Cultural Barometer: The St. Louis Mercantile Library as National Institution, 1846--1871,” Missouri Historical Review 102 (January 2008): 88--102.

Haug, Jason, “From Razing to Restoring: The Rehabilitation of South Dakota’s Railroad Passenger Depots,” South Dakota History 37 (Winter 2007): 306--28.

Young, Sheridan Eleanor, “Setbacks and Successes: Cameron University’s Library, 1909--2000,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 85 (Fall 2007): 280--307.

RELIGION

Kirsch, Lani, “German Lutherans: Life on the Missouri Frontier,” Gateway 27 (2007): 59--65.

Matzko, John, “The Encounter of the Young Joseph Smith with Presbyterianism,” Dialogue 40 (Fall 2007): 68--84.

Simpson, Thomas W., “Mormons Study ‘Abroad’: Brigham Young’s Romance with American Higher Education, 1867--1877,” Church History 76 (December 2007): 778--98.

Stassen-McLaughlin, Marilyn, “The Challenge Issued To Bishop Henry Bond Restarick (1854--1933),” Hawaiian Journal of History 41 (2007): 79--96.

SOCIAL AND CULTURAL

Duensing, Dawn E., “The H¬¬¬ana Belt Road: Paving the Way for Tourism,” Hawaiian Journal of History 41 (2007): 119--48.

Kimball, Richard Ian, “‘The Right Sort to Bring to the City’: Jack Johnson, Boxing, and Boosterism in Salt Lake City,” Utah Historical Quarterly 75 (Fall 2007): 300--21.

White, Jonathan, “Rememories of Nevada: Tracing Lineages of the Present,” Journal of American Studies 41 (August 2007): 375--404.

Yelton, Jeffrey K., “The Pertle Springs Park: The Life and Death of a Nineteenth-Century Midwestern Resort,” Missouri Historical Review 102 (October 2007): 10--24.

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