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Recent Articles Winter 2011

AGRICULTURE, RANCHING, AND RURAL LIFE

Austin, Linda T., “Unrealized Expectations: Cumberland, The New Deal’s Only Homestead Project,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 68 (Winter 2009): 433–50.

Diamond, David H., “Origins of Pioneer Apple Orchards in the American West: Random Seeding versus Artisan Horticulture,” Agricultural History 84 (Fall 2010): 423–50.

Firkus, Angela, “The Agricultural Extension Service and Non-Whites in California, 1910–1932,” Agricultural History 84 (Fall 2010): 506–30.

Flanagan, Joe, “Hardscrabble Dream: Ranching the Desert on the Rim of the Grand Canyon,” Common Ground 15 (Summer 2010): 19–29.

Hanson, Robin A., “‘If the Lord’s Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise’: Flood Control and the Displaced Rural Communities of Irving and Broughton, Kansas,” Great Plains Quarterly 30 (Fall 2010): 251–69.

Rosenberg, Robert G., “‘To The Man Who Will Roll Up His Sleeves’: Dry Land Farming in Southeastern Wyoming,” Annals of Wyoming 82 (Summer 2010): 2–19.

Slatta, Richard W., ed., “‘Just a Continual Rumble and Roar’: A Texas Cowboy Remembers an 1884 Cattle Drive,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 114 (October 2010): 172–8.

BIOGRAPHY


Moran, Nathan K., “A Refuge from Justice: The End of the Isham Harris Administration and His Exile, December 1864–July 1865,” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 69 (Summer 2010): 146–63.

Murray, Ester Johannsen, “Charlie Workman: A Story of Fleeting Fame in Cody, Wyoming,” Annals of Wyoming 82 (Summer 2010): 20–30.

Pinnolis, Judith S., “‘Cantor Soprano’ Julie Rosewald: The Musical Career of a Jewish American ‘New Woman,’” American Jewish Archives Journal 62, no. 2 (2010): 1–53.

Robinson, Forrest G., “James D. Houston, Californian,” California History 87, no. 4 (2010): 6–25.
Smith, Donald B., “Will Tregillus: An Alberta Booster a Century Ago,” Alberta History 58 (Summer 2010): 2–10.

BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Hightower, Michael J., “Brother Bankers: Frank P. and Hugh M. Johnson, Founders of the First National Bank and Trust Company of Oklahoma City,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 88 (Winter 2010/2011): 388–415.

Kruger, David Delbert, “Changing Times, Changing Spaces: The South Dakota Stores of J. C. Penney,” South Dakota History 40 (Winter 2010): 295–334.

Kruger, David Delbert, “Main Street Empire: J. C. Penney in Nebraska,” Nebraska History 92 (Summer 2011): 54–69.

Tzeng, Timothy, “Eastern Promises: The Role of Eastern Capital in the Development of Los Angeles, 1900–1920,” California History 88, no. 2 (2011): 32–53.

Wohlforth, Eric, “Alaska’s First Big Fiscal Venture: The Financing of the State Ferry System,” Alaska History 25 (Fall 2010): 46–55.

COMMUNITY AND URBAN

Flanagan, Joe, “Freeway: Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct,” Common Ground 15 (Winter 2010): 26–36.

Irwin, Mary Ann, “Sex, War, and Community Service: The Battle for San Francisco’s Jewish Community Center,” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 32, no. 1 (2011): 36–70.

Riddel, Mary, “Are Housing Bubbles Contagious?: A Case Study of Las Vegas and Los Angeles Home Prices,” Land Economics 87 (February 2011): 126–44.

Rusch, Arthur L., “Portrait of a River Town: Vermillion before the Flood of 1881,” South Dakota History 40 (Winter 2010): 335–63.

Sanders, Jeffrey C., “Animal Trouble and Urban Anxiety: Human-Animal Interaction in Post–Earth Day Seattle,” Environmental History 16 (April 2011): 226–61.

ENVIRONMENT

Abrams, Jeanne, “On the Road Again: Consumptives Traveling for Health in the American West, 1840–1925,” Great Plains Quarterly 30 (Fall 2010): 271–85.

Bowcutt, Frederica, “Tanoak Target: The Rise and Fall of Herbicide Use on a Common Native Tree,” Environmental History 16 (April 2011): 197–225.

Campbell, Robert Wellman, “Wishlist: Wilderness Endgame in the Black Hills National Forest,” Great Plains Quarterly 30 (Fall 2010): 287–305.

Cash, Jon David, “People’s Park: Birth and Survival,” California History 88, no. 1 (2010): 8–29.

Schneider-Hector, Dietmar, “Great Sand Dunes Wilderness: Creating ‘The Very Highest Order of Federal Resource Protection’ for North America’s Tallest Inland Dunefield,” Colorado Heritage (September/October 2010): 21–31.

Smith, Jane S., “Luther Burbank’s Spineless Cactus: Boom Times in the California Desert,” California History 87, no. 4 (2010): 26–47.

Swanson, Frederick H., “Guy M. Brandborg and the Bitterroot Controversy: A Conservationist’s Legacy in the Northern Rockies,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 60 (Autumn 2010): 19–37.

Wilson, Robert, “Landscapes of Promise and Betrayal: Reclamation, Homesteading, and Japanese American Incarceration,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 101, no. 2 (2011): 1–21.

ETHNICITY AND RACE


Cheney, Charise, “Blacks on Brown: Intra-Community Debates over School Desegregation in Topeka, Kansas, 1941–1955,” Western Historical Quarterly 42 (Winter 2011): 481–500.

Grinev, Andrei, trans. Richard Bland, “The Ethnicity of Newcomers to Russian America,” Alaska History 25 (Fall 2010): 20–45.

Menard, Orville D., “Lest We Forget: The Lynching of Will Brown, Omaha’s 1919 Race Riot,” Nebraska History 91 (Fall/Winter 2010): 152–65.

Schreier, Jesse T., “Indian or Freedman?: Enrollment, Race, and Identity in the Choctaw Nation, 1896–1907,” Western Historical Quarterly 42 (Winter 2011): 459–79.

Trowbridge, David Peavler, “‘A Double Mixture’: Equality and Economy in the Integration of Nebraska Schools, 1858–1883,” Nebraska History 91 (Fall/Winter 2010): 136–51.

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Blackwell, Marilyn S., “‘Nobody out here knows anything about wimin’s rights’: Clarina Howard Nichols, Woman’s Rights, and Abolitionism in Kansas Territory,” Kansas History 33 (Autumn 2010): 146–63.

Denial, Catherine, “Pelagie Faribault’s Island: Property, Kinship, and the Meaning of Marriage in Dakota Country,” Minnesota History 62 (Summer 2010): 48–59.

Jameson, Elizabeth, Margaret D. Jacobs, Susan Lee Johnson, and Karen J. Leong, “If Not Now, When?: Gender, Power, and the Decolonization of Western History,” forum, Pacific Historical Review 79 (November 2010): 573–628.

Johnson, Tekla Ali, John R. Wunder, and Abigail B. Anderson, “Always on My Mind: Frederick Douglass’s Nebraska Sister,” Nebraska History 91 (Fall/Winter 2010): 122–35.

Nye, Matthew, “A Life Remembered: The Voice and Passions of Feminist Writer and Community Activist Flora Kimball,” California History 87, no. 4 (2010): 48–65.

Tittle, Diana, “Significant Others: The Defining Domestic Life of Caroline Seymour Severance,” California History 88, no. 1 (2010): 30–52.

Wendel, Linda Ford, “Planting the ‘Long-Rooted Grass’: The Eufaula Boarding School for Girls, 1910–1962,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 88 (Winter 2010/2011): 416–37.

HISTORIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY


Badger, J. Ryan, “‘That They May Be Informed Who We Were’: A Historiography of the Corps of Discovery from the Last Decade,” We Proceeded On 36 (November 2010): 19–29.

“Current Bibliography of the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, 2010,” special issue, Isis 101 (December 2010): viii–305.

Martin, Keavy, “Is an Inuit Literary History Possible?,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 34, no. 2 (2010): 67–80.

IMMIGRATION, MIGRATION, AND SETTLEMENT


Cruz, Denise, “‘Pointing to the Heart’: Transpacific Filipinas and the Question of Cold-War Philippine-U.S. Relations,” American Quarterly 63 (March 2011): 1–32.

Magnusson, Brian B., “Mountains for Multiple Audiences: Olof Grafström’s ‘Long Journey’ to Silver Lake, Washington, Part II,” Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 61 (July 2010): 149–207.

Takai, Yukari, “Navigating Transpacific Passages: Steamship Companies, State Regulators, and Transshipment of Japanese in the Early-Twentieth-Century Pacific Northwest,” Journal of American Ethnic History 30 (Spring 2011): 7–34.

Williams, E. Rick, “Wheels to Rendezvous,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 4 (2010): 108–25.

INTERNATIONAL BORDERLANDS

Baitenmann, Helga, “Popular Participation in State Formation: Land Reform in Revolutionary Mexico,” Journal of Latin American Studies 43, no. 1 (2011): 1–31.

McConaghy, Lorraine, “Manifest Destiny’s Inept Diplomat: How William Carey Jones ‘Lost’ Central America,” Prologue 42 (Winter 2010): 30–40.

LABOR AND WORKING CLASS

Berzish, Murphy, “Suppressing the Winnipeg General Strike: Paranoia or Preserving the Peace?,” Manitoba History, no. 64 (Fall 2010): 18–25.

Brier, Stephen, and Ferdinando Fasce, “Italian Militants and Migrants and the Language of Solidarity in the Early-Twentieth-Century Western Coalfields,” Labor 8 (Summer 2011): 89–121.

Coleman, Annie Gilbert, “The Rise of the House of Leisure: Outdoor Guides, Practical Knowledge, and Industrialization,” Western Historical Quarterly 42 (Winter 2011): 437–57.

Elrick, John, “Social Conflict and the Politics of Reform: Mayor James D. Phelan and the San Francisco Waterfront Strike of 1901,” California History 88, no. 2 (2011): 4–23.

Lowitt, Richard, “The 1969 Oklahoma City Garbage Strike,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 88 (Winter 2010/2011): 462–91.
Moore, Thomas S., “The Locus of Racial Disadvantage in the Labor Market,” American Journal of Sociology 116 (November 2010): 909–42.

Wiegand, Wayne A., “Books Not Bullets: A Communist Campaign for the Minneapolis Public Library Board,” Minnesota History 62 (Winter 2010/2011): 148–58.

LITERATURE, FILM, AND THE ARTS

Komanecky, Michael, “The Arts of the Missions of Northern New Spain,” Boletín 26, no. 1/2 (2009): 82–92.
Olds, Sara V., “Music of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: On the Trail with Violin in Hand,” We Proceeded On 36 (November 2010): 7–13.

Ried, Kimberlee, “New Life for WPA Art: Kansas City Archives Brings Murals Out of Storage,” Prologue 42 (Fall 2010): 44–9.

Snyder, Michael, “Friends of the Osages: John Joseph Mathews’s Wah’Kon-Tah and Osage-Quaker Cross-Cultural Collaboration,” Chronicles of Oklahoma 88 (Winter 2010/2011): 438–61.

Tanner, Tim V., “Painting the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade: An Artist Creates On the Headwaters of Spanish River,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 4 (2010): 60–79.

Wygant, David L., “A Forgotten Theatrical Past: The Federal Theatre Project in Denver,” Colorado Heritage (November/December 2010): 24–31.

METHOD AND THEORY


Barr, Juliana, “Beyond the ‘Atlantic World’: Early American History as Viewed from the West,” OAH Magazine of History 25 (January 2011): 13–8.

Parker, Holt N., “Toward a Definition of Popular Culture,” History and Theory 50 (May 2011): 147–70.

Potter, Constance, “New Questions in the 1940 Census,” Prologue 42 (Winter 2010): 46–52.

Short, Bill, Bob Hoover, Nels Roselund, Leslie Rainer, Aneta Zebala, John Griswold, Pat Taylor, and Patricia West, “Repair and Conservation of Mission San Miguel, 2004–2009,” Boletín 26, no. 1/2 (2009): 12–55.

Tamura, Eileen H., “Narrative History and Theory,” History of Education Quarterly 51 (May 2011): 150–7.

MILITARY AND EXPLORATION

Ball, Gregory W., “Over the Top: Denton County Soldiers in the Great War, 1917–1919,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 114 (October 2010): 137–50.

Coen, Ross, “‘If One Should Come Your Way, Shoot It Down’: The Alaska Territorial Guard and the Japanese Balloon Bomb Attack of World War II,” Alaska History 25 (Fall 2010): 1–19.

Danisi, Thomas C., and John C. Jackson, “Was Meriwether Lewis the Godfather of the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade?,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 4 (2010): 1–19.

Kemp, Alan, “Stormy Seas in the Era of Gálvez, 1766–1774: The Naval Department of San Blas, Seasonal Weather Patterns and the Fate of the ‘Monterey Expedition,’” Boletín 27, no. 1/2 (2010): 28–68.

Kierst, Joe, “The Taos Whiskey Trade,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 3 (2009): 21–41.

Van Wagenen, Michael Scott, “U.S.–Mexican War Veterans and the Congressional Pension Fight,” Military History of the West 40 (2010): 27–51.

Whiteley, Lee, “Pikes Peakward on the Smoky Hill Trail,” Colorado Heritage (January/February 2010): 24–31.

NATIVE AMERICANS

Allen, Anne Beiser, “A Bridge Between Cultures: Rosalie Laborde Dousman’s Indian School,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 94 (Autumn 2010): 14–25.

Bender, Nathan E., and Richard Singer, “The Sacred Sport of Apsáalooke Arrow Throwing,” Annals of Wyoming 82 (Spring 2010): 14–25.

Dempsey, Pauline, “My Life in an Indian Residential School,” Alberta History 59 (Spring 2011): 22–7.

Lindsey, R. Hokulei, “Native Hawaiians and the Ceded Lands Trust: Applying Self-Determination as an Alternative to the Equal Protection Analysis,” American Indian Law Review 34, no. 2 (2009/2010): 223–57.

Milholland, Sharon, “In the Eyes of the Beholder: Understanding and Resolving Incompatible Ideologies and Languages in US Environmental and Cultural Laws in Relationship to Navajo Sacred Lands,” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 34, no. 2 (2010): 103–24.

West, Elliott, “The Nez Perce and Their Trials: Rethinking America’s Indian Wars,” Montana The Magazine of Western History 60 (Autumn 2010): 3–18.

POLITICAL AND LEGAL

Ball, Durwood, “Scapegoat?: Colonel Edwin V. Sumner and the Topeka Dispersal,” Kansas History 33 (Autumn 2010): 164–83.

Bergera, Gary James, “The 1966 BYU Student Spy Ring,” Utah Historical Quarterly 79 (Spring 2011): 164–88.

Cook, Mary Alice, “Manifest Opportunity: The Alaska Purchase as a Bridge Between United States Expansion and Imperialism,” Alaska History 26 (Spring 2011): 1–10.

Forss, Amy Helene, “Mildred Brown and the De Porres Club: Collective Activism in Omaha, Nebraska’s Near North Side, 1947–1960,” Nebraska History 91 (Fall/Winter 2010): 190–205.

Goodwin, Alfred T., “United States Law in the Pacific Islands,” Western Legal History 22, no. 1/2 (2009): 103–26.

Scheiber, Harry N., Jane L. Scheiber, and Benjamin Jones, “Hawai´i’s Kibei Under Martial Law: A Hidden Chapter in the History of World War II Internments,” Western Legal History 22, no. 1/2 (2009): 1–102.

PUBLIC HISTORY AND MATERIAL CULTURE


Briley, Ron, “The Path Less Traveled: Life in the History Classroom,” Western Historical Quarterly 42 (Winter 2011): 503–8.

Gavin, Helen, “Mission San Juan Capistrano Docent Society: Thirty Years and Counting,” Boletín 27, no. 1/2 (2010): 17–9.

Landry, Clay, “The Spanish Saddle: Choice of the Rocky Mountain Fur Men,” Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal 3 (2009): 92–109.

Rattenbury, Richard, “Cherettes and Gibson Girls Go West: The ‘Cow-Boy Girl’ in American Advertising,” Persimmon Hill 39 (Spring 2011): 17–21.

Yamane, Linda, “Voyages of Discovery: In Search of Ohlone Baskets,” News from Native California 24 (Fall 2010): 28–33.

RELIGION

Anuik, Jonathan, “From Protestant and Roman Catholic Missions to Public Schools: Educating Métis and Settler Children in the West to be Citizens of Modern Canada, 1866–1939,” Saskatchewan History 62 (Spring 2010): 22–35.

Archer, Seth, “Remedial Agents: Missionary Physicians and the Depopulation of Hawai?i,” Pacific Historical Review 79 (November 2010): 513–44.

Gollar, C. Walker, “Saint Louis University Slaves,” Missouri Historical Review 105 (April 2011): 125–40.

Hales, David A., and Sandra Dawn Brimhall, “William and Jeannette Ferry: Presbyterian Pillars in Mormon Utah,” Utah Historical Quarterly 79 (Spring 2011): 122–43.

Huel, Raymond, “Father Lacombe, the Oblate Missions, and the Western Treaties,” Alberta History 59 (Spring 2011): 2–10.

Thigpen, Jennifer, “‘You Have Been Very Thoughtful Today’: The Significance of Gratitude and Reciprocity in Missionary-Hawaiian Gift Exchange,” Pacific Historical Review 79 (November 2010): 545–72.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND INDUSTRY

Allan, Chris, “‘All the Hell I Needed’: The U.S. Geological Survey and the Search for Arctic Oil,” Alaska History 26 (Spring 2011): 12–34.

Crouch, Tom D., “Chauffeur of the Skies: Roy Knabenshue and the Gasbag Era,” Timeline 28 (April/June 2011): 24–41.

Lassoff, Steven Carey, “The Forgotten Centennial: Lt. Myron S. Crissy and the First Bomb,” California Territorial Quarterly, no. 84 (Winter 2010): 38–49.

Schafer, Rollie, “Finding the Way and Fixing the Boundary: The Science and Art of Western Map Making,” Military History of the West 40 (2010): 65–90.

Schoch, Lisa, “‘Putting a Five-Story Building Through the Mountain’: How the Straight Creek Tunnel Transformed Colorado,” Colorado Heritage (July/August 2010): 22–31.

SOCIAL AND CULTURAL

Buller, Rebecca A., “Intersections of Place, Time, and Entertainment in Nebraska’s Hidden Paradise,” Nebraska History 92 (Summer 2011): 82–95.

Hildebrand, Jennifer, “The New Negro Movement in Lincoln, Nebraska,” Nebraska History 91 (Fall/Winter 2010): 166–89.

Pickering, James H., and Derek Fortini, “Lost Links: In Search of Estes Park’s Oldest Golf Course,” Colorado Heritage (January/February 2010): 14–23.

Robinson, John W., “Kenworthy: ‘A Fraud So Audacious,’” California Territorial Quarterly, no. 83 (Fall 2010): 4–13.

Turley, Richard E., Jr., “‘Epoch in Musical History’: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s First Recordings,” Utah Historical Quarterly 79 (Spring 2011): 100–21.

 

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