WINTER 1981 VOL. 1/NO. 1


An Editorial Note Frederick C. Luebke 3

Chinook Climates and Plains Peoples Reid A. Bryson 5

Toward A History of Plains Archeology Waldo R. Wedel 16

The John Evans 1796-97 Map of the Missouri River W. Raymond Wood 39

Two Authors and A Hero: Neihardt, Sandoz, and Crazy Horse Helen Stauffer 54

BOOK REVIEWS

The Ioway Indians by Martha Royce Blaine, reviewed by David M. Gradwohl 67

The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60 by John D. Unruh, Jr., reviewed by Robert G. Athearn 68

Women and Men on the Overland Trail by John Mack Faragher, reviewed by Robert L. Munkres 69

Frederic Remington and the West: With the Eye of the Mind by Ben Merchant Vorpahl, reviewed by William H. Goetzmann 70

The Dust Bowl by Paul Bonnifield, reviewed by Thomas Saarinen 70

Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s by Donald Worster, reviewed by Thomas Saarinen 70

Trees, Prairies, and People: A History of Tree Planting in the Plains States by Wilmon H. Droze, reviewed by Richard A. Overfield 72

Western Movies edited by William T. Pilkington and Don Graham, reviewed by Michael T. Isenberg 73

NOTES & NEWS, 75


SPRING 1981 VOL. 1/NO. 2


The White Mustang of the Prairies Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence 81

Mulford and Bower: Myth and History of the Early Western William A. Bloodworth, Jr. 95

The Heirs of James C. Malin: Grassland Historiography Allan G. Bogue 105

BOOK REVIEWS

Crossing Frontiers: Papers in American and Canadian Western Literature edited by Dick Harrison, reviewed by George Wolf 132

The American West: New Perspectives, New Dimensions edited by Jerome O. Steffen, reviewed by James R. Shortridge 133

The Sioux: A Critical Bibliography by Herbert T. Hoover, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha 134

The Emigrant Indians of Kansas: A Critical Bibliography by William E. Unrau, reviewed by Francis Paul Prucha 134

The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture by John C. Ewers, reviewed by Mary Jane Schneider 135

The Fur Trade of the American West, 1807-1840: A Geographical Synthesis by David J. Wishart, reviewed by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. 136

Frontier Women: The Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-1880 by Julie Roy Jeffrey, reviewed by Sandra L. Myres 136

The First Polish Americans: Silesian Settlements in Texas by T. Lindsay Baker, reviewed by Maria Starczewska-Lambasa 137

In Search of Canaan: Black Migration to Kansas, 1879-80 by Robert B. Athearn, reviewed by Walter Weare 138

The Black Towns by Norman L. Crockett, reviewed by Lawrence H. Larsen 139

Landlord William Scully by Homer E. Socolofsky, reviewed by Leslie Hewes 140

"Paper Talk": Charlie Russell's American West by Brian W. Dippie, reviewed by Robert Spence 141

Deserts on the March by Paul B. Sears, reviewed by R. Douglas Hurt 141

NOTES & NEWS, 143


SUMMER 1981 VOL. 1/NO. 3


Friends and Allies: The Tonkawa Indians and the Anglo-Americans, 1823-1884 Thomas W. Dunlay 147

Immigrant Voters and the Notpartisan League in Nebraska, 1917-1920 Burton W. Folsom, Jr. 159

Agricultural Pioneering in Dakota: A Case Study Gilbert C. Fite 169

Lawrence Goodwyn and Nebraska Populism: A Review Essay Robert W. Cherny 181

BOOK REVIEWS

Comparative Frontiers: A Proposal for Studying the American West by Jerome O. Steffen, reviewed by Leonard T. Guelke 195

The Great Plains: Environment and Culture edited by Brian W. Blouet and Frederick C. Luebke, reviewed by John F. Davis 195

The Peace Chiefs of the Cheyennes by Stan Hoig, reviewed by John C. Ewers 196

William H. Ashley: Enterprise and Politics in the Trans-Mississippi West by Richard M. Clokey, reviewed by David J. Wishart 197

Law for the Elephant by John Phillip Reid, reviewed by Stephen E. Kalish 198

The British and Irish in Oklahoma by Patrick J. Blessing, reviewed by Wilbur S. Shepperson 200

The Blacks in Oklahoma by Jimmie Lewis Franklin, reviewed by Arvarh E. Strickland 200

The Italians in Oklahoma by Kenny L Brown, reviewed by George E. Pozzetta 201

The Mexicans in Oklahoma by Michael M. Smith, reviewed by Ralph H. Vigil 202

The Germans in Oklahoma by Richard C. Rohrs, reviewed by Lavern Rippley 202

Folklore from Kansas: Customs, Beliefs, and Superstitions by William E. Koch, reviewed by Roger L. Welsch 203

NOTES & NEWS, 205


FALL 1981 VOL. 1 NO. 4


The New Rural History: Defining the Parameters Robert P. Swierenga 211

The Immigrant Church as a Symbol of Community and Place in the Upper Midwest Robert C. Ostergren 225

Beyond the Borderlands: Mexican Labor in the Central Plains, 1900-1930 Michael M. Smith 239

Rölvaag Grove, and Pioneering on the American and Canadian Plains Dick Harrison 252

BOOK REVIEWS

Community on the American Frontier by Robert V. Hine, reviewed by Robert R. Dykstra 263

The Explorations of the La Verendryes in the Northern Plains, 1738-43 by G. Hubert Smith, reviewed by Abraham P. Nasatir 264

Ho for California! Women's Overland Diaries from the Huntington Library edited and annotated by Sandra L. Myres, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes 265

The Jews in Oklahoma by Henry J. Tobias, reviewed by Moses Rischin 266

The Germans from Russia in Oklahoma by Douglas Hale, reviewed by Norman Saul 266

The Czechs in Oklahoma by Karl D. Bicha, reviewed by Bruce M. Garver 267

Panhandle Cowboy by John R. Erickson, reviewed by Nellie Snyder Yost 268

The Kansas Beef Industry by Charles L. Wood, reviewed by R. Douglas Hurt 269

Progressive Oklahoma: The Making of a New Kind of State by Danny Goble, reviewed by John Braeman 270

William Robinson Leigh: Western Artist by D. Duane Cummins, reviewed by Robert Spence 271

INDEX, 273