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HERITAGE OF THE GREAT PLAINS

VOL I, #1 1957

Men Against the Frontier. By Neil Byer. Pg. 3
The Drouth of 1860. By J.N. Holloway. Pg. 7
At Kawsmouth Station. By Henry King. Pg. 11
Emigrant Life in Kansas. By Percy G. Ebbutt. Pg. 18
The Story of Aqua Pura. By William Allen White. Pg. 24

VOL I, #2 1957

The Red Man Lives. By Neil Byer. Pg. 3
Oh-Le-Sho-Mi. By H.B. Norton. Pg. 6
The Avenger of Blood. By Charles Brandon Boynton and T.B. Mason. Pg. 10
The Battle of Arickaree. By Winfield Freeman. Pg. 15
Uncle Tom's indian Raid. By L.G. Turner. Pg. 24

VOL I, #3 1957

Buffalo: Lord of the Plains. By Neil Byer. Pg. 5
Buffalo Served Pioneers. By S.H. Jones. Pg. 12
The Bufalo. By Frank A. Root and William E. Connelley. Pg. 18
General Sheridan Hunts the Buffalo. By De B.R. Keim. Pg 21

VOL I, #4 1957

To Live in Symbols. By Neil Byer. Pg. 5
The Sunflower and the Cottonwood. By L.A. Madison. Pg. 8
The Sunflower, Emblem of Kansas. By Elizabeth Barnes. Pg. 14
The Cottonwood. By C.M. Older. Pg. 21
The Meadow Lark. By Neil Byer. Pg. 26

VOL II, #1 1958

Trails of Steel. By Neil Byer. Pg. 3
Early Days on the Union Pacific. By John D. Cruise. Pg. 10
Railroad Grading Among Indians. By Adolph Roenigk. Pg. 15

VOL II, #2 1958

That a State Might Sing. By Neil Byer. Pg. 3
The Story of Home on the Range. By Kirke Mechem. Pg. 9

VOL II, #3 1958

A Myth Takes Wings. By Neil Byer. Pg. 2
The Mythical Jayhawk. By Kirke Mechem. Pg. 5

VOL II, #4 1958

Kansas: Study in Contrasts. By Neil Byer. Pg. 3
Highlights of Kansas History. By Robert Richmond. Pg. 7

VOL III, #1 1959

Kansas Tall Talk. By Neil Byer. Pg. 3
Tall Tales in Kansas Newspapers. By Mary Francis White. Pg. 9.

VOL IV, #1 1960

Facts and Fiction. By P.J. Wyatt. Pg. 3
The Physical Geography of Kansas. By Dixon Smith. Pg. 7
Weather Talk. By P.J. Wyatt. Pg. 17

VOL IV, #2 1960

Fencing the Praries. By W.M. Richards. Pg. 7

VOL IV, #3 1960

Barbed Wire Fencing --- A Prarie Invention. By Earl W. Hayter. Pg. 7

VOL IV, #4 1960

Some Place Names of Kansas. By Anniejane H. Cover. Pg. 5

VOL V, #1 1961

Some Ghost Towns of Kansas. By W.M. Richards. Pg. 4

VOL V, #2 1961

Kansas History and Folksong. By Bill and Mary Koch. Pg. 6

VOL V, #3 1961

Play-Party Games from Kansas. By S.J. Sackett. Pg. 5

VOL V, #4 1961

Homemade Toys From Kansas. By Carol Huff. Pg. 5

VOL VI, #1 1962

History of the Kansa Indians. Pg. 7

VOL VI, #2 1962

The Potawatomies of Kansas. Pg. 11

VOL VI, #3 1962

The Kickapoos of Kansas. Pg. 7
Religion or Superstition? By E.J. Calkins. Pg. 19

VOL VI, #4 1962

The Iowas, Sacs and Foxes of Kansas. Pg. 5

VOL VII, #1 1963

A Mosaic of Picture-Poems. By Geraldine Hammond and Wilma Dunlap. Pg. 2

VOL VII, #2 1963

School Then... Pg. 5
A Kansas Rural School During the 1890's. By Minnie Davisson Baringer. Pg. 14
... And School Now. Pg. 21

VOL VII, #3 1963

Hollanders in Kansas. By Conrad Vandervelde. Pg. 6

VOL VII, #4 1963

The Swedes in Kansas. By Emory Lindquist. Pg. 7

VOL VIII, #2 1975

The Devil Lives in Lawrence: A Study of Kansas Witchcraft. By Jane Mobley. Pg. 4
The Song was there Before Me: The Influence of Traditional Music on the Songs of Bob Dylan. By Elizabeth Butler Scalet. Pg. 11
Cries of Anguish: Oral History of a Minority People. By Lila Wistrand Robinson. Pg. 17
Folklore Research in The Cattleman. By James F. Hoy. Pg. 22 
Folklore in the Classroom: A Symposium. By SJ Sackett, Moderator. Pg. 27
The Study of Folklore in the Standard Public School Curriculum. By Larry Danielson. Pg. 30
Living Folklore. By Joyce Morlan. Pg. 38
How I Teach Folklore. By Gladys F. Crawford. Pg. 40
Folk Cooking Class. By Marjorie Sackett. Pg. 45 

VOL VIII, #3 1975

Amelia Earhart, Feminist. By Beverly Mayrose. Pg. 3
Kansas Ghost Towns. By Lissa McQuin. Pg. 10
Ransonville: A Coal Mining Company. By Lea Reekie. Pg. 27
Classical Place-Names In Kansas. By Karl Rosen. Pg. 31 

VOL VIII, #4 1975

William Allen White's Early Fiction. By William R. Elkins. Pg. 5
Modern Indian Painting: A Separate and Unique Soul. By Barbara Eck. Pg. 19
Near El Dorado, Morning, and October. By Anita Skeen. Pg. 30
Shades. By Philip H. Schneider. Pg. 32 

VOL IX, # 1 1976

The Governor vs. The Robber Baron: Harry Woodring's Battle for Lower Utility Rates, 1931-1933.
By Keith D. McFarland. Pg. 5
Dwight Eisenhower and William Shakespear. By Delmar C. Homan. Pg. 13
The Death of Albert Metz. By Jeff Worley. Pg. 17
First Kill. By Jeff Worley. Pg. 18
Confession Piece. By Jeff Worley. Pg. 18
The Waning of the American Agrarian Myth: Garland and the Garden. By Sharon Larkin. Pg. 19
Alvin Karpis: No Lousy Hoodlum. by Keith Marquart. Pg. 29
The Tabor Opera House. By Lucie Jenkins. Pg. 39
 

VOL IX, #2 & 3 Special Issue 1976

The History of the Volga Germans in Ellis and Rush Counties, Kansas. By S.J. Sackett. Pg. 3
The German Language in Ellis County, Kansas. By Glenn G. Gilbert. Pg. 8
German Folk Songs from Ellis County. By Nick J. Pfannenstiel and Lawrence A. Weigel. Pg. 17
Volga German Food Customs. By Michael C. Gross. Pg. 31
Volga German Recipes. By Marjorie Sackett. Pg. 39
Volga German Beliefs and Superstitions. By S. J. Sackett. Pg. 47
Provergs of Volga German Settlers in Ellis County. by Marie Gabel. Pg. 55
Two Volga German Games. By Ward Patterson. Pg. 60
Volga German Customs. By Bernard J. Brungart, Phyllis A. Dinkel, and Fr. John B. Terbovich. Pg. 62
The Hammered Dulcimer in Ellis County. By S. J. Sackett. Pg. 72
Meatless Dishes Among the Volga Germans of Ellis County, Kansas. By Marjorie Sackett. Pg. 78
Steele Crosses in German Catholic Cemeteries in Ellis, Rush, and Russell Counties. By S. J. Sackett. Pg. 82
 

VOL IX, #4 1976

The Singing Cowboy in American Culture. By Douglas B. Green. Pg. 3
Last of the Big Cattle Drives. By Loman D. Cansler. Pg. 10
Of Course I Drink: I'm an Indian. By Mary Patrick. Pg. 20
John Deere Days. By Douglas Yunker. Pg. 30
Webb's Great Frontier and Red River Valley Agriculture. By Robert T. Smith. Pg. 39 

VOL X, #1 Winter 1977

The Lane County Bachelor: Folksong or Not? By Jan Harold Brunvand. Pg. 3
Dream Poem. By Carol Jane Bangs. Pg. 21
Herbert Hoover and Federal Farm Board Wheat. By C. Roger Lambert. Pg. 22
Medicine Lodge. By Steven Hind. Pg. 34
First Year on the Cherokee Strip. By Elmer F. Suderman. Pg. 35
Expansion of an American Revolutionary Ideal: Woman Suffrage in Kansas. By Patrick G. O'Brien. Pg. 36
 

VOL X, #2 Spring 1977

Westering and Woman: A Thematic Study of Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and
Fisher's Mountain Man. By Joseph M. Flora. Pg. 3
Fenimore Cooper and the Exploration of the Great West. By Richard C. Poulsen. Pg. 15
American Literature, American Frontier, All American Girl. By Douglas J. McReynolds. Pg. 25
Kansas Turnpike. By L.L. Miller. Pg. 34
The Pioneer Women in Fact and Fiction. By Dorys Crow Grover. Pg. 35 

VOL X, #3 Summer 1977

Hamlin Garland and the Farmers' Frontier. By Gilbert C. Fite. Pg. 3
Setting and Theme in Wright Morris's Ceremony in Lone Tree. By Jack Hafer. Pg. 10
A Texas Rancher in the 1950s Drought. By Herman Walker with Roger Lambert. Pg. 21
Folk Narrative in Caroline Gordon's Frontier Fiction. By M. Lou Rodenberger. Pg. 32
Untill You Showed Me Kansas. By Jane Ellen Stock. Pg. 41
The Westering of Walt Whitman. By Martha Scott Trimble. Pg. 42
 

VOL X, #4 Fall 1977

Mary Sandoz and Western Biography. By Helen Stauffer. Pg. 3
Images of the Midwest: Cornfields in Poetry, Fiction, and Film. By Nancy H. Pogel. Pg. 17
Charles Pilla, A Pillar of Eudora. By Rose Pyle White. Pg. 29
A Critical Appraisal of Mari Sanoz' Miss Morissa: Modern Woman on the Western Frontier.
By Beatrice K. Morton. Pg. 37 

VOL XI, #1 Winter 1978

The Gen-u-wine Stuff: Character Makes the Difference in the Trail-Driven' Novel.
By Lou Rodenberger. Pg. 3
Recrystalization of Agricultureal Enterprise in Montana: Some Theoretic Considerations.
By Robert T. Smith. Pg. 13
The Search for Solomon C.: A Bicentennial Poem. By Green D. Wyrick. Pg. 22
To Pay a Little Blood: Pursuit of the Vision in Notes to a Bald Buffalo. By Geraldine A.J. Sanford. Pg.28
Great Plains Congressmen 1933-36. By Philip A. Grant, Jr. Pg. 35 

VOL. XI, #2 Spring 1978

Crawford County: From Coal to Soy Beans, 1900-1941. By Robert K. Ratzlaff and
Thomas R. Walther. Pg. 1
The Image of the Indian in Max Brand's Pulp Western Novels. By Edgar L. Chapman. Pg. 16

VOL. XI, #3 Summer 1978

The Agrarian Versus Frontiersman in Midwestern Fiction. By Barbara Meldrum. Pg. 3
The Grange in Nebraska 1872-1911. By R. Douglas Hurt. Pg. 19
Digging into the Past. By Debbie Dean. Pg. 29
Reminiscences of Edward W. Wynkoop 1856-1858. Edited by W. Charles Bennett, Jr. Pg. 33 

VOL. XI, #4 Fall 1978

The Great Plains: The Persistence of the Frontier Ethos. By Patrick G. O'Brien. Pg. 3
Grasshopper Invasion. By Nova Trimble Ashley. Pg 13
The Actor. By Nova Trimble Ashley. Pg. 13
Diaries of Pioneer Women: Truths Confessed or Society's Expectations Met? By Annette Bennington McElhiney. Pg. 14
The Specter of Piety. By Suhail Hanna. Pg. 32
Linguistic Research in Dakota/ Lakota Language. By Janette Murray. Pg. 37 

VOL. XII, #1 Winter 1979

A Note on Quantrill's Sack of Lawrence. By Jim Hoy. Pg. 3
Election Day at a Kansas Manor. By Suhail Hanna. Pg. 5
The Western Hero Grows Narcissistic. By Patricia J.B. Lambert. Pg. 7
Dust in the Air: Narratives of Actual Versus Fictional Trail Drives. By James R. Nicholl. Pg. 14
Chasing Dull Knife: A Journal of the Cheyenne Campaign of 1878 by Lieutenant George H. Palmer. Edited by Jerome A. Green and Peter M. Wright. Pg. 25
Rites of Passage in Larry McMurtry's The Last Picture Show. By D. Gene England. Pg. 37 

VOL. XII, #2 Spring 1979

Playing Cowboys: The Paradoxes of Genre. By Robert Murray Davis. Pg. 3
Western Heroines: Real and Fictional Cowgirls. By Shelley Armitage. Pg. 12
Creek Crossing. By Mark Scheel. Pg. 20
Megalophilia in Kansas Folklore. By Edwin C. Moreland. Pg. 23
An Anglo-American Author Creates Anglo-American Villain. By Jeslyn Medoff. Pg. 31 

VOL. XII, #3 Summer 1979

A Caravan of Culture: Visitors to Emporia, Kansas. By Charles E. Webb. Pg. 3 

VOL. XII, #4 Fall 1979

The First Twelve. By Katherine Plapp Peterson. Pg. 3
Immeasurable Wealth. By Pauline Jensen. Pg. 19
Reclaimed Heritage. By Pauline Jensen. Pg. 28 

VOL. XIII, #1 Winter 1980

The Formal Structure of Red River and the Hawksian Woman. By Donald F. Larsson. Pg. 3
Some Levels of Tragedy in The Last of the Mochicans. By Richard C. Poulsen. Pg. 8
Books' End: The Modern Western Hero and Glendon Swarthout's The Shootist.
By Richard Robertson. Pg. 20
Kansas Thunderstorm and The Race. By Jane Ellen Stock. Pg. 28
Edmund Ross and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson. By William C. Dix. Pg. 30

VOL. XIII, #2 Spring 1980

Battery E, 1st Artillery At Wounded Knee- December, 1890. By Larry D. Roberts. Pg. 3
The Populist Judiciary: Mortagages, Usury, Taxation and Agrarian Reform. By R. Douglas Hurt. Pg.14
Kansas. By Jim Vandergriff. Pg. 25
From Cavalier to Cowboy: The Migration of a Myth. By Ritchie D. Watson. Pg. 28
Great Plains Senators and The League of Nations. By Philip A. Grant, Jr. Pg. 40 

VOL. XIII, #3 Summer 1980

May Williams Ward: The Champion Poet of Kansas. By Lana Wirt Myers. Pg.3
Alma Swensson and the Lindsborg, Kansas Messiah Chorus. By Carmen Barker Bayles. Pg.27
With A Mythical Beast/Stuck in My Breast: Kay Closson - The Artist as Woman. By L.K.Nine. Pg. 42 

VOL. XIII, # 4 Fall 1980

Mary Elizabeth Lease: Voice of the Populists. By Rae C. Gundersen. pg.3
Drusilla Wilson: A Friend of Temperance. By Susan Metzner Kraft. pg. 11 
Alice C. Nicholas. By M. Gayle Baker. pg. 24 
Virginia Blackwell Docking: A Most Versatile First Lady. By Rita Pratt. pg. 33 

 VOL. XIV, #1 WINTER 1981

Willa Cather’s Code Hero: Tom Outland as Shane. By Glen A. Love. pg. 3
Mark Twain’s Angels. By Martin Bucco. pg. 13.
Romanticism, Realism and Reformism: Hamlin Garland’s Three Views of the Indian. By Joe C. Underwood. pg 19.
Walt Whitman’s 1879 Visit to Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado. By James R. Nicholl. pg 33.

VOL. XIV, #2 SPRING 1981

Industrialization in Southeastern Kansas, 1870-1915. By Robert K. Ratzlaff and Thomas R. Walther. pg. 3.
The Colorado Beet Boom, 1899-1926: Growth and Development of the State’s Sugar Industry. By Dena S. Markoff. pg. 16
Public Industries to Save the Farm: Arthur C. Townley’s 1933 Plan For Diversifying the Rural Economy. By Larry Remele. pg. 29.

VOL. XIV, #3 SUMMER 1981

Theatre and Society in Lincoln County, KS, 1886-1910. By Delmar Homan. pg. 3

VOL. XIV, #4 FALL 1981

“Der Cowboy”: A look at the German Fascination with the Wild West. By Meredith McClain. pg. 3
Sirius Rising. By Jim Vandergriff. pg 13
(Wind) Wagons Ho! By Jean M. Brown. pg 15
The Swiss Mennonites of Moundridge, KS. By Sandra Smith Bales. pg. 25

VOL. XV,#3 SUMMER 1982

McCarthyism before McCarthy: the 1938 election in South Dakota. By John E. Miller. pg. 1
Alexander Thaddeus Biggs: Kansas Settler. By Myrna L. Rice. pg. 22
William Allen White’s Theory of the West. By Diane Dufva Quantic. pg. 27
Northern Great Plains Congressmen and Farm Legislation. By Philip A. Grant, Jr. pg. 37

VOL. XV,#4 FALL 1982

The “Old Market”: Omaha’s Wholesale Jobbing Development, 1880-1895. By Penelope Chatfield Sodhi. pg. 1
German in Texas Schools, 1849-1939. By Hubert Heinen. pg. 11

Sacred Circle Imagery and the Unity of Little Big Man. By Edgar L. Chapman. pg. 21
Mundt vs. McGovern: The 1960 Senate Election. By Gerald Lange. pg. 33


VOL. XVI, #1 WINTER 1983
PLAINS TALK

History and Geography of the Plains. pg. 2
Agriculture on the Plains. pg. 14
People on the Plains. pg. 24
Cowboys. pg. 32
Life on the Plains. pg. 40

Contributors: Lucy Eusey, Lisa Hall, Joseph Hickey, James Hoy, Tom Isern, Don Johnson, Julie Johnson, Douglas McGaw, Deanna Messerschmidt, Patrick O’Brien, William Seiler, Melvin Storm.

VOL. XVI, #2 SPRING 1983

Jews of South Dakota: The Adaptation of a Unique Minority. By Orlando J. and Violet Goering. pg. 1
James C. Malin: Creative-Iconoclast. By Burton J. Williams. pg. 18
The Western: An Elegy to a Vanishing America? By Clara R. Ellis. pg. 29
The Land of Nebraska and Antonia Shimerda. By Mary Kemper Sternshein. pg. 34

VOL. XVI, #3 SUMMER 1983

Prostitution in Grand Island, Nebraska, 1870-1913. By Anne P. Diffendal. pg. 1

Prostitutes - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 10
Honeymoon Across the Plains: the Ellen Bell Tootle Diary. By Woodie Howgill. pg. 11
Schoolmarms - from PLAINS TALK. Pg. 18
Prostitutes and Schoolmarms: An Essay on Women in Western Films. By Andrew Jefchak. pg. 19
Three Women Writers of Northeast Kansas (Brown and Doniphan Counties, 1856-1910). By Isabel Sparks. pg. 27
Alice C. Nichols - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 40
Plains Women, History and Literature: A Selected Bibliography. By June O. Underwood. pg. 41

VOL. XVI, #4 FALL 1983

Paul Iselin Wellman: American Writer. By Thomas Fox Averill. pg. 1
Caught in a Blizzard. By Forrest Hintz. pg. 12

Winds of the Valley. By Barbara Booth. pg. 16
Language as Pioneering in Wright Morris’s The Field of Vision and Ceremony in Lone Tree. By Diana Saluri. pg. 19
Kansas Congressmen during the Harding-Coolidge Era. By Philip A. Grant. pg.25

VOL. XVII, #1 WINTER 1984*

William Allen White as seen by The Little Girl Across the Street, Loverne Morris’ Unpublished Memoir. By William R. Elkins. pg. 1
Russian-German architecture in South Dakota. By Anton H. Richter. pg. 13
To a Deserted House. By Louise Monfredo. pg. 20
Land for Dakota’s Railroads. By Kenneth M. Hammer. pg. 21
Railroads - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 26
Gerald Burton Winrod and the Politics of Kansas during the Depression. By Darrell D. Garwood. pg. 27

VOL. XVII, #2 SPRING 1984*

Epidemic Disease and the Impact of the Santa Fe Trail on the Kansas Indians. By William E. Unrau. pg. 1
Map: The Santa Fe Trail, pg. 10
Fighting the Bureaucracies: Agent Brennan and His Automobiles. By Loren E. Pennington and Alan F. Perry. pg. 11
Black Elk Speaks As A Failure Narrative. By George W. Linden and Fred W. Robbins. pg. 35
Ghost Dance from Plains Talk. pg. 45

VOL. XVII, #3 SUMMER 1984

Ben S. Paulen: Managerial Progressive. By Mary S. Rowland. pg. 1
The Making of a Rural Boss: Cy Leland, Jr. and the Doniphan County Railroad Bond Default. By Robert S. La Forte. pg. 17
North Dakota Noninterventionists and Corporate Culture. By David A. Horowitz. pg.30

VOL. XVII, #4 FALL 1984

The Making of a Celebrity: Images of General Custer in Harper’s Weekly. By William E. Huntzicker. pg. 1
Prudent Plain People: The Hutterian Brethren. By Lawrence C. Anderson and Michael Engelhart. pg. 11
Lebanese Immigrants in Southeast Kansas. By Pat Kuhel. pg. 17
George A. Gray, Pioneer, Clay County, Kansas. By John R. Warner, Jr. pg. 31

VOL. XVIII, #2 SPRING 1985

A 1911 Naturalists Journey to Western Nebraska: the Journal of Frank A. Shoemaker. By James E. Ducey. pg. 3

VOL. XVIII, #4 FALL 1985

“All the World Seemed Singing”: A Celebration of Folksong in Observance of the Sesquiquartacentennial of Kansas. By Tom Isern.
Table of Contents
Title Page

The Kansas Emigrants 2
Quantrell 4
Kansas Boys 6
In Kansas 8
Kansas Land 10
Old Chisholm Trail 12
The Cowboy’s Lament 14


Table of Contents
Title Page

Lane County Bachelor 16
The Old Bachelor 18
Little Old Sod Shanty on the Claim 20
The Dewey-Berry Feud 22

The Jail of Ellinwood 24
The Mortgage Foreclosed 26
Way Out West in Kansas 28
Home on the Range 30

VOL. XIX, #1 WINTER 1986*

New Deal Culture in Oklahoma: the Federal Theatre and Music Projects. By Suzanne H. Schrems. pg. 1
Sing Me Back Home: Country Music and the Okie Migration to California, 1930s-1950s. By Thomas D. Norris. 
“ A Poor Argument for Convict Labor:” State Penitentiary Prisoners and the Good Roads Movement in Oklahoma. By William P. Corbett. pg. 22


VOL. XIX, #2 SPRING 1986

Great Plains Hamlet County Seats. By Steven L. Scott. pg. 1
The 1919 United States Army’s Canadian Invasion Plan Revisited. By Lawrence H. Larson. pg. 15
Kansas Place-Name Scholarship. By William E. Koch. pg. 23
Kansas Towns - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 27-28
Sterility. By Louise Monfredo. pg. 29

VOL. XIX, #3 SUMMER 1986

Images, Myths, Perceptions on the Great Plains. pg. 1
Kansas: A Conglomerate of Contradictory Conceptions. By Burton J. Williams. pg. 3
What Happened to Kansas? By Robert Haywood. pg. 12
Weather - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 16
Texas: A State of Mind and Media. By Gene Burd. pg. 17

VOL. XIX, #4 FALL 1986

Kansas and the Woman Suffrage Movement. By Philip A. Grant, Jr. pg. 1
Hofstadter and The Huronite: Prairie Punditry on the James River: 1894-1899. By Louis Y. Van Dyke. pg. 9
Avoiding the Bloody Confrontation: The Kansas National Guard’s Experience with Civil Disturbances. By Brian Fowles. pg. 29

VOL. XX, #1 WINTER 1987

A German-Russian Family in North Dakota. By Elizabeth Hampsten. pg. 1
Notes on the Theme of Collective Guilt in Western American Literature. By Michael Cohen. pg. 9

Vigilantes - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 13
Willa Cather - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 14
“ History with a Heart”--A Frontier Historian Looks at the “Little House” books of Laura Ingalls Wilder. By Ronald Ridgley. pg. 21
Laura Ingalls Wilder - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 28
Imagine. By Louise Monfredo. pg. 29
Mother’s Birthplace. By Louise Monfredo. pg.30

VOL. XX, #2 SPRING 1987*

The Hispanic Presence in Aztlan/USA. By Lee Daniel. pg. 1
Concepcion: The Forgotten Battle of the Texas Revolution. By Stephen L. Hardin. pg. 10
The Origins and Determinants of Indochinese Secondary In-Migration to S.W. Kansas. By Michael J. Broadway. pg. 22


VOL. XX, #3 SUMMER 1987

Two Letters From Kansas: Economics and Adventure as Homesteading Motivation. By Robert Haywood. pg. 1
Demeanor and the Survival of the American Cowboy. By William E. Thompson and Joseph V. Hickey. pg. 9
Lore Acyl and Lowry Wimberly: Companions in Alienation. By Gale E. Christianson. pg. 21
Herd Laws in Kansas. By Alvin Peters. pg. 29

VOL. XX, #4 FALL 1987

Great Plains Blizzards. By Charles E. Webb. pg. 1
Great Plains Climate. - from PLAINS TALK. pg. 2
A Pioneer’s Experience on the Western Prairies. By G.W.C. Jones. pg. 3
The Merciless Days of Snow, Ice, Floods - 1880-81. By Stanley E. Votruba. pg. 17

VOL. XXI, #1 WINTER 1988

The Welsh. By Lucina Jones. pg. 1
Early Immigrant Settlements near Oldham, South Dakota. By Emil Loriks. pg. 15
The Exodus of the Hutterites from South Dakota. By Lawrence C. Anderson. pg. 21

VOL. XXI, #2 SPRING 1988

Shakespearean Festivals in Western Kansas. By Delmar C. Homan. pg. 1
Indian-White Relations as Reflected in Twentieth Century Wyoming Town Celebrations. By Audrey C. Shalinsky. pg. 21

VOL. XXI, #3 SUMMER 1988

Introduction to “Agricultural Technology on the Great Plains”. By Thomas D. Isern. pg. 1
Herd Laws and Hedge Posts: Fencing in a Kansas County. By Jan Orton Farrar. pg. 3
Kafir Culture in Wabaunsee County, Kansas, 1920-1939. By Joyce Thierer. pg. 11
From Hopperdozers to DDT: Agricultural Insects in Butler County, Kansas. By Mark D. Weeks. pg. 19
The Krause Plow Corporation. By Steven R. Sears. pg. 26
The Milling Industry in Inman, Kansas. By Allen Pauls. pg. 32

VOL. XXI, #4 FALL 1988

The Glaciation of Kansas. By James S. Aber
Introduction. pg. 1
Glacial Features of Kansas. pg. 5

Glacial Sediment Composition. pg. 9
Stratigraphy of Kansan Glacial Deposits. pg. 10
Age of the Kansan Glaciation. pg. 16
Drainage Diversions. pg. 20
Environment of the Kansan Glaciation. pg. 26
Two-Ice-Lobe Model for Kansan Glaciation. pg. 27

VOL. XXII, #1 WINTER 1989

Introduction to “Education in Kansas”. By Steven F. Hanschu. pg. 1
Vachel Lindsay’s Athens of America. By Charles E. Webb. pg. 3
The Rural Intellectuals: Kansas Country Schools. By Roy Bird. pg. 12
Lakeside School (1876-1942): A One-Teacher School District in Kansas. By Dave Schroeder. pg. 20
Learning and the One-Room Country School. By Joanne McBane. pg. 26

VOL. XXII, #2 SPRING 1989

Studying Flint Hills Folklife. By James Hoy. pg. 1
The French Colony of the Cottonwood Valley. By Barbara Livingston. pg. 3
The Chase County Park of 1935. By Daniel D. Menke. pg. 11
The Germanic-Apostolics of Gridley. By Frances A. Force. pg. 14
The River Shaped our Lives. By Sally Neill Bridge. pg. 20

VOL. XXII, #3 SUMMER 1989

Myth and History: Turkey Red Wheat and the “Kansas Miracle”. By Norman E. Saul. pg. 1

Patriots and Dissidents: The Role of Ethnicity in Civil War Texas. By James Marten. pg. 14
Abandonment in the Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District. By Steven L. Scott. pg. 24
Imagining the Land: Five Versions of the Landscape in Willa Cather’s My Antonia. By Richard Dillman. pg. 30

VOL. XXII, #4 FALL 1989

Gilbert C. Fite. Interviewed by Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr. pg. 3
L.G. Thomas. Interviewed by Gerald Friesen. pg. 33

VOL. XXIII, #1 WINTER 1990

Paul F. Sharp. Interviewed by Thomas D. Isern. pg. 4
William Lewis Morton. Interviewed by Gerald Friesen. pg. 20
Donald J. Berthrong. Interviewed by Ronald McCoy. pg. 36

VOL. XXIII, #2 SPRING 1990

Plains Indian Shields: A Kiowa Miscellany. By Ronald McCoy. pg. 2
Thomas W. Custer--Valor Personified. By Erving E. Beauregard. pg. 9
Touring Melodramas and Midwest Frontier Values. By Judith Zivanovic. pg. 18
Rodeo in American Film. By Jim Hoy. pg. 26

VOL. XXIII, #3 SUMMER 1990

“Dear Old Kansas”: Toward a New History. By Thomas D. Isern. pg. 2
Propagandists for a Free-State Kansas: New York Times’ Correspondents and Bleeding Kansas, 1856. By Erik S. Schmeller. pg. 7
Women in Populism, 1888-1892. By Lawrence E. Roberts. pg. 15
Wheat Bundles and Blue Ribbons: Shawnee County Collective Agricultural Exhibit, 1926-1970. By Rachel R. Vukas. pg. 28

VOL. XXIII, #4 FALL 1990

Remittance Men, Romantics, and Regular Guys: The Image of British Immigrants in Popular Western Canadian Fiction. By Frances W. Kaye. pg. 1
The Artist as Busker: Woody Guthrie’s Bound for Glory. By James C. McKelly. pg. 11
The Unknown Indian Monument. By Timothy S. Fry. pg. 19
The Saga of the Armour Family in Kansas City, 1870-1900. By Edwin D. Shutt. pg. 25


VOL. XXIV, #1 & 2 WINTER-SPRING 1991*

Life and Lore of the Tallgrass Prairie
An Annotated Bibliography of the Flint Hills of Kansas
by Jim Hoy

Part I, Social History 6
Life in the Flint Hills: an Overview 6
Ranching and Farming in the Flint Hills 10
Flint Hills Ranchers and Farmers 18

Flint Hills Cowboys and Cowgirls 20
Heroes, Hardcases, and Other Sorts 23
Memoirs and Personal Histories 29
Literature from and about the Flint Hills 32
Art and Artists in the Flint Hills 39
Sports, Entertainment, and Rodeo 42
Material Culture of the Flint Hills 46
Ethnicity in the Flint Hills 50
Local and County History and Histories 54
Family Histories 69

VOL. XXIV, #3 & 4 SUMMER-FALL 1991*

Life and Lore of the Tallgrass Prairie
An Annotated Bibliography of the Flint Hills of Kansas
by James Hoy

Part II, Natural History and Early Settlement 3
Tallgrass Ecology 3
Flint Hills Fauna 7
Flint Hills Flora 12
Grass and Range Management 14
Grass and Fire 18
The Prairie Park 28
Flint Hills Geology 32
Flint Hills Soils 38
Water in the Flint Hills 39
Minerals in the Flint Hills 42
Caves in the Flint Hills 46
Archaeology, Pre-History, and Native Americans 47
Explorers, Early Travelers, and Trails 55
Promotional Materials, Historical and Modern 59
Travel and Transportation 62
The Flint Hills Overland Wagon Train 68


VOL. XXV, #1 WINTER 1992

Beyond the Dark Divide: The Frontier Poetry of Orange Scott Cummins, the Pilgrim Bard. By Michael L. Johnson. pg. 1
John Geary, Kansas, and the 1856 National Election. By Tony R. Mullis. pg. 13
Folk Music Clubs in Wichita: Melody and Protest. By Patrick Joseph O’Conner. pg. 25

The Evolution of the Fellow’s Seventy-Year-Long Romance with the Great Plains. By John E. Peterson. pg.31

VOL. XXV, #2 SUMMER 1992

F.T. Ransom and the Wichita Cattle Loan Company: Financing the Cattle Trade in South Central Kansas and North Central Oklahoma in the Early Twentieth Century. By O. James Hassled. pg. 1
How Contemporary Native American Women Authors View the Education of their People. By Mary Sheldon. pg. 13
Polictics on the Plains: Thomas Carney and the Pursuit of Office during the Gilded Age. By Kyle S. Sinisi. pg. 25
The Native American Voice in Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark and other Writings. By Stephen C. Swinehart. pg. 39

VOL. XXVI, #1 WINTER 1993

Foraging the Flint Hills: A guidebook for Identifying Edible and Medicinal Plants. By Tom Eddy

VOL. XXVI, #2 SUMMER 1993

The 1913 Omaha Tornado: A Calamity Overcome. By Sally Torpy. pg. 5
Mankaya and the Kiowa Indians: Survival, Myth and the Tornado. By Michael Marchand. pg. 19
Prairie Fires: Pasture Burning in the Flint Hills. By Jim Hoy. pg. 31
“ A Great Deal Like Smallpox”: “Destitution Business” and State Drought Relief in Nebraska, 1890-1895. By Sam S. Kepfield. pg. 37

VOL. XXVII, #1 WINTER 1994

“Let the Golden Gates be Opened”: Chautauqua and the Quest for Subcommunity in Nebraska, 1882-1900. By James P. Eckman. pg. 5
The Necessary Imagination: European Writers Encounter the West. By Thomas Austenfeld. pg. 13
Re-Opening the West: Thomas James, Josiah Gregg, and the Rhetoric of the “Prairie Ocean”. By George L. Sebastion-Coleman. pg. 19

From Military Forts to “Nigger Towns”: African Americans in North Dakota, 1890-1940. By Stephanie Abbot Roper. pg. 37

VOL. XXVII, #2 SUMMER 1994

The German Heritage of Kansas: An Introduction. By William D. Keel. pg. 5

Russion Loan Words in Ellis County Volga German Dialects. By Christopher Johnson. pg. 9
Enacting Gemeinde in the Language and Style of Swiss Volhynian Mennonite Storytelling. By John McCabe-Juhnke. pg. 21
From the Netherlands to Kansas: Mennonite Low German. By William D. Keel. pg. 39
The German Bohemian Cultural and Linguistica Heritage of the Catholic Bucovinians in Ellis, Kansas. By Gabriele Lunte. pg. 51

VOL. XXVIII, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 1995

Willa Cather and Bess Streeter Aldrich: Contrasting Portrayals of Money-Grubbers and “Olafarians”. By Daniel J. Holtz. pg. 5
Allusions and Echoes: Multi-Cultural Blending and Feminine Spirituality in Death Comes for the Archbishop. By Karen M. Hindhede. pg. 11
Variations on the Gunfight in Western Short Stories. By James C. Work. pg. 21
Reimagining Kansas: Emmett Dalton, Ron Hansen, and the Great Coffeyville, Kansas Raid. By Gregory L. Morris. pg. 31
Sacred Siouxland: Wakan Places in some Novels by Frederick Manfred. By Nancy Owen Nelson. pg. 41

VOL. XXVIII, #2 FALL/WINTER 1995

Plains Goddesses: Heroines in Willa Cather’s Prairie Novels. By Marilyn A. Carlson Aronson. pg. 5
Bess Streeter Aldrich’s Frontier Omaha, 1866-1868. By Harl A. Dalstrom. pg. 17
Mari Sandoz’s Confrontational Rhetoric and the Composition of Capital City. By Richard Nielsen. pg. 35
Shattering the Myth: Mary and Laura as Antagonists in Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, and On the Banks of Plum Creek. By Ellen Simpson Novotny. pg. 48

VOL. XXIX, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 1996

“The Lick that St. John Got”: Prohibition, Republican Party Politics and the Press in Ellis County, Kansas 1878-1882. By Gia Lane. pg. 5
Cowboy Nicknames in Nineteenth-Century Great Plains Cattle Country. By C. Robert Haywood. pg. 14
Deep Time and Space out West: The Fossil Trilogy by Kathryn Lasky and the Sternberg Museum of Natural History. By Nancy Vogel. pg. 23
An Editor Hails the Automobile: Al J. Adams and the Sisseton Courier. By Keith A. Sculle. pg. 37
A Great Plains Potpourri: Poems. By Michael L. Johnson. pg. 50

VOL. XXIX, #2 FALL/WINTER 1996


“ Perceptions of an Era”: Northwest Kansas Women Remember the Dust Bowl. By Kay Ellen Weller. pg. 5
Long Way From Home, A Selection from The Baptism of Howie Cobb. By Kenneth Robbins. pg. 14
Depression Album. pg 24
“ The Living and the Dead Land”: The Great Plains Environment and the Literature of Depression America. By Brad Lookingbill. pg. 38

VOL. XXX, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 1997

Skillful in the Management of the Horse: The Comanches as Southern Plains Pastoralists. By Gerald Betty. pg. 5
Indian Shield Heraldry. By James Mooney. pg. 15
Bison, Corn, and Power: Plains-New Mexico Exchange in the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries. By William Carter. pg. 20
Nineteenth Century Native American Autobiography as Captivity Narrative. By Susanne George. pg. 33

VOL. XXX, #2 FALL/WINTER 1997

The Years That Were Eaten: The Tree as Sacred Symbol in the Works of McPherson, Manfred, and Neihardt. By Patricia Marie Murphy. pg. 5
Indian-Hating and Popular Culture: The Iconography of John Wayne in The Searchers. By Seth Bovey. pg. 15
Homestead National Monument: An Album. By Lisa Knopp. pg. 27
Conquering a Wilderness: Destruction and Development on the Great Plains in Mari Sandoz’s Old Jules. By Lisa R. Lindell. pg. 43
Ephemera. By Ron McCoy. pg. 55

VOL. XXXI, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 1998

The Battle of the Historians of Round Mountain: An Examination of Muriel Wright and Angie Debo. By Patricia Loughlin. pg. 5
Progressivism in a Frontier Town: Bowman, North Dakota, 1911-1917. By Lowell L. Blaisdell. pg. 19
Ross’s Disappearing Prairie in Contemporary Fiction. By Anne L. Kaufman. pg. 35
A Woman Ahead of Her Time: Willa Cather and Women’s Domestic Art in O Pioneers! and Shadows on the Rock. By Tricia Currans-Sheehan. pg. 45
Ephemera. By Ron McCoy. pg. 55

VOL. XXXI, #2 FALL/WINTER 1998

The Cowboy: Some Views on the Area of His Origin. By Lawrence Clayton. pg. 5
Ranch Rodeos. By Jim Hoy. pg. 13
“ On the Cowboy’s Golden Shore”: The Cowboy as Presented in Cowboy Poetry. By Andrew Elkins. pg. 22
A Cowboy Portfolio. pg. 41
Ephemera. By Ron McCoy. pg. 47

VOL. XXXII, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 1999

Every Picture Tells a Story..But Which Story? Seeking Meaning in a Kiowa Warrior Drawing. By Ron McCoy. pg. 5
Searching for a New Story to Inhabit: Larry Watson’s Montana 1948 and the Dilemma of the Post Modern American West. By Mark A. Eifler. pg. 8
Henry Ford and Mr. Goodnight. By Alan Boye. pg. 23
The Arrival of the Horse on the Northern Plains. By David Kvernes. pg. 31
Watermarks: Drops, Draws, Creeks, Rivers, Droughts and Floods in the Literature of Kansas. By Thomas Fox Averill. pg. 38
Ephemera. By Ron McCoy. pg. 55

VOL. XXXII, #2 FALL/WINTER 1999

Blue Flame Dance: An Interview With Chuck Suchy. By Tom Isern. pg. 5
Oscar Micheaux: African American Novelist, Film Maker and South Dakota Homesteader. By Betti. C. VanEpps-Taylor. pg. 25
Kansas Hobo: A Saga of the Dirty Thirties. By Dean L Foster, edited by C. Robert Haywood. pg. 43
“ Repositories for the Souls”: Driving Through the Fiction Of Louise Erdrich. By P. Jane Hafen. pg. 53

VOL. XXXIII, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 2000

Fortunate Lives: A.B. Facey And Ivan Doig Memoirists Of The Frontier. By William Huber. pg. 5.
Striking It Rich In The South Island Grassland, 1848-1914. By Jim McAloon. pg. 17.
Reflections On Dog Kennel Corner: Fencing and Fence Law In New Zealand. By Thomas Isern. pg. 40
Bandits and Bushrangers. By Jim Hoy. pg. 51.


VOL. XXXIII, #2 FALL/WINTER 2000

The Battle To Save The Court: The Kansas Press and The Court Packing Fight Of 1937. By James C. Duram. pg. 5.
Dividing The Horses: Trail-Driving Practices and The Realist Novel, An Example From Andy Adams’ The Outlet. By Richard Hutson. pg. 19.
O.E. Rolvaag’s Giants In The Earth And The Importance of Story Telling. By Kevin Jett. pg. 39.
Every Educated Feller Ain’t Plumb Greenhorn: Cowboy Poetry’s Polyvocal Narrator. By Barbara Barney Nelson. pg. 49.

VOL. XXXIV, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 2001

Travels and Travails: Young Emigrants Endure Exceptional Burdens on the Overland Trails. By Molly Kizer. pg. 5.

VOL XXXIV, #2 FALL/WINTER 2001

O Kansas Pioneer. By C. Robert Haywood. pg. 5.
S.P.Dinsmoor, Lucas, and the Grassroots Art Capital of Kansas. By Hiram Lucke. pg. 11.
Rural Women and the Depression in the Novels of Dorothy Thomas. By Rebecca Faber. pg. 32.

VOL XXXV, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 2002

Not a Melting Pot: A Comparative Study of Swedes and Czechs in Saunders County, Nebraska, 1880-1910. By Raymond D. Screws. pg. 5
“ Deconstructing Dependency”: Osage Subsistence and United States Indian Policy, 1800-1830. By Jeff Means. Pg. 23
The Emigrant’s Voice: Crossing the Great Plains During the Great Migration to California, 1849-1851. By Robert Willoughby. Pg. 39

VOL XXXV, #2 FALL/WINTER 2002

People, Land, and Spirit: A Bridge to the Great Plains. Review of 25 years of ESU’s Center for Great Plains Studies. Pg. 5
The Yale Scientific Expeditions in Kansas. By Mary Faith Pankin. Pg. 21
Oklahoma’s Carnegie Libraries, 1899 to 1920: Temples for Books During the Progressive Period. By Susan Booker. Pg. 37

VOL XXXVI, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 2003

A Sense of Place, A Sense of Time: Memories and Knowledge of Place in the Great Plains. Personal interviews by students in Ellen Hansen’s Geography of Kansas class.

VOL XXXVI, #2 FALL/WINTER 2003

“The Savage Dance of Death”: The Omaha Newspapers’ Coverage of the Ghost Dance, 1890-1891. By Hugh Reilly. Pg. 5
The Dessicated Plain: Comanche and Non-Indian Settler Responses to Drought in the Southern Plains, 1854-1897. By Kevin Sweeney. Pg. 29
The Economic Survival of Louisville, Nebraska During the Great Depression. By Amy Helene Forss. Pg. 41
“ We Felt Like We Were Serving Humanity”: McPherson County, Kansas Conscientious Objectors During World War II. By Nicholas A. Krehbiel. Pg. 50

VOL XXXVII, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 2004

Missouri River at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and Weston, Missouri: Lewis and Clark’s Expedition and Two Hundred Years of Change. By James S. Aber. Pg. 5
What Ever Happened to Sacagawea? The Debate Between Grace Hebard (1861-1936) and Blanche Schroer (1907-1998) by Pennie L. Magee. Pg. 27
“ A Purely Literary Expedition”: The Death of Sergeant Charles Floyd as Perceived by Captains Lewis and Clark. By Mark B. Hamilton. Pg. 41
Exploration in a Continental Climate: Weather in the Central Plains Recorded in the Journal of William Clark. By Karen Jean De Bres. Pg. 63
Finding Latitude and Longitude: Celestial Navigation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. By Eileen M. Starr. Pg. 75
My Lewis and Clark–Discovery is at the Core. By Julianne Couch. Pg. 91

VOL XXXVII, #2 FALL/WINTER 2004

Baseball is all the Rage: Lincoln Joins the National Pastime. By Daniel J.J. Ross. Pg 5
Deserts, Gardens, and Cities: Rethinking Colorado’s Arkansas Basin in the 20th Century. By Michael Welsh. Pg. 33
“ In Our Own History”: Julia Louisa Lovejoy and the Politics of Benevolence in Bleeding Kansas. By Michael D. Pierson. Pg. 49

VOL XXXVIII, #1 SPRING/SUMMER2005

Father Eugene Buechel and the Lakota Sioux. By Anthony H. Richter. Pg. 5.

A Daunting Task: Enforcement Issues involving Prohibition of Liquor in Oklahoma Prior to 1920. By James E. Klein. Pg. 15

Deep Mapping History: Wallace Stegner's Wolf Willow and William Least Heat-Moon's Prairyerth: A Deep Map. Susan Naramore Maher. Pg. 39

VOL XXXVIII, #2 FALL/WINTER 2005

Colonizing African American Places in Kansas 1857-1885.  Kay Ellen Weller. Pg. 5

How to Read a Farm: Stories from the Material Culture of Bowman County, North Dakota.  Tom Isern and Tricia Velure Nissen.  Pg. 22

VOL XXXIX, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 2006

Drought and Depression on the Great Plains: The Kansas Transition from New Deal Work Relief to Old Age Pensions.  R. Alton Lee. Pg. 5

"A People's Dream Died There:" Shatter Zones and the Trans-Mississippi West.  Brian Craig Miller. Pg. 30.

The Massacre of a Movement: The 1973 Federal Siege at Wounded Knee and its Sociopolitical Significance.  Joseph Roberson-Kitzman. Pg. 47.

VOL XXXIX, #2 FALL/WINTER 2006

Discovering Images of an American Wasteland: A Study of Willa Cather's Midwestern Landscapes.  Jami Huntsinger.  Pg. 5

Seven Ways of Looking at the Great Plains Literary Landscape.  Diane Quantic.  Pg. 23

The Syndrome of Open Spaces: Envisioning the Great Plains in the 20th Century.  Amanda Rees.  Pg. 42

VOL XL, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 2007

Marion Marsh Brown Country: A Worthwhile Stop in Nebraska Literary Geography.  Dan Holtz.  Pg. 5

Missing the Massacre: Charles I. Eaton's Civil War Service in the West.  Mary Faith Pankin. Pg. 17

Baseball Can Survive: How Semi-Pro Baseball Thrived in Wichita during the 1930s and 1940s.  Travis Larsen. Pg. 29

VOL XL, #2 FALL/WINTER 2007

After Lewis and Clark: Expedition Personalities and South Dakota History. Brad Tennant. Pg. 5

Jim Burden, Lost in Space: How Liminality and Temperament Theory Work to Produce a Tragic Ending in Willa Cather'sMy Antonia. Angela Glover. Pg. 17

"The Fear of the Tongue, That Terror of Little Towns": Overcoming the Oppression of Gossip in Cather's Nebraska Novels. Joseph Nieto III and Dr. Margaret Doane. Pg. 29

VOL XLI, #1 SPRING/SUMMER 2008

American Icon: the Appeal of the Cowboy. Jim Hoy. Pg. 5

The Canadian Mountie. Jenny Harder, Todd Kahle, and Jennifer Tilton. Pg. 11

Don Segundo Sombra and Argentina's Iconic Gaucho. Terrie Nichols, Joyce W. Njau, and Cheryl Robinson. Pg. 21

The Aztec Connection: Exploring the Construction of Azuela's Revolutionaries in The Underdogs. Margie McCrary and Michael Myers. Pg. 31

The Swagman: Icon of the Australian Outback. Joe Cline, Amanda Ruble, and Sonny Rae Thomas. Pg. 41

VOL XLI, #2 Winter 2009

Sugar Candy, Sage Dressing, and Seed Wheat: The Immediacy of Food in Laura Ingalls Wilder's LIttle Houses on the Prairies, A Cautionary Tale for Modern America. Karen Ray. pg. 5

Sacagawea: A Fascination with Story Gaps. Stephanie Gray. pg. 19

William Ross Bigham: Great Plains Entrepreneur and Diplomat. R. Alton Lee. pg. 39

VOL XLII, #1 Summer 2009

Reflecting on F. M. Steele. Tom Rankin. pg 5

F.M. Steele - The Tourist Photo Artist. Larry Schwarm. pg. 9

A Chronology of the Life of F. M. Steele. Jim Hoy. pg 19

Steele, Photography, and the Difficulty of Context. John Carter. pg 23

VOL XLII, #2 Winter 2010

Preserving the Heritage of the People: Local Historical Societies of the American West and Their Contributions to the History of the Region. Sandra Amponsah. pg 5

The Business of Life: Work and Humor in the Writings of E.W. Howe. Amy Cummins. pg. 19

In the Spirit of Old Friends: Reflections on Repatriation at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska. Melissa F. Baird & Ruthann Knudson. pg 35.

VOL XLIII, #1 Summer 2010

A.T. Biggs and Lincoln County's One-Room Schools. Paul Bland, Steve Neill, Ed Church, and Clim Clayburn pg.5

An Interesting Six Years. Grace Kissell pg. 15

Baxter School District Ten. R. Alton Lee pg. 19

Spring Valley School. Elizabeth Black pg. 23

Miss Henderson Can You Build A Fire? Ruth Kelley Hayden pg. 33

Two Sisters Remember Buda. Carla Adolph Meyer and Susan Adolph Iwert pg. 37

Recess Games of the Old Country School. Tom Isern pg. 41

 

VOL XLIII, #2 Winter 2011

The Rogler Reality Show.  Marva L. Weigelt pg. 5

Little Benedict Arnolds in Skirts':Japanese American Women and Treason in World War II Colorado.

Robert Koehler pg. 13

The Abernathy Boys. LeRoy Jones pg. 51

The Historic Epidemiology of Social Change: A Critical Perspective on The Consequences of Depopulation on Social Structure Among Native American Tribal-Nations of the Northern Plains (part I). Gregory R. Campbell pg. 57

 

VOL XLIV, #1 Summer 2011

Waving the Bloody Newsprint: Partisan Coverage of Populism in Ellis County, Kansas 1891-1896. Brian Gribben pg. 5

Our Adventures in German-Russian Country: A Travel Narrative. Jessica Clark and Andrea Mott pg. 15

The Historic Epidemiology of Social Change: A Critical Perspective on The Consequences of Depopulation on Social Structure Among Native American Tribal-Nations of the Northern Plains (part II). Gregory R. Campbell pg. 31

VOL XLIV, #2 Winter 2012

The Arikara War of 1823: The Impact on Ashley's Fur Trade Operations on the Northern Plains. Robert Willoughby pg. 5

The Arikara: Roadblock to the American Fur Trade on the Northern Great Plains. Brad Tennant pg. 29

Beaver Bales and Steamboat Wails: The American Fur Company and Steam Power on the Upper Missouri in the 1830s. Aaron Woodward pg. 41

VOL XLV, #1 Summer 2012

Dorothea Lange and the Limits of the Liberal Narrative: A Review Essay. Jon Lauck pg. 5

The Pioneer in Bess Streeter Aldrich, Willa Cather, and Mari Sandoz. Dan Holtz pg. 39

A Home by the Way: Miles Court in Holly, Colorado. Keith A. Sculle pg. 49

Survival on the Plains: Iconic Women in The Stone Angel and Plains Song. Jody Ludlow pg. 59

VOL XLV, #2 Winter 2013

Catlin and Audubon: Impressions of the fur Trade Frontier. Brad Tennant pg. 5

Finding Jefferson's Salt Mountain: George Champlin Sibley and the Exploration of the Central Plains.Thomas D. Isern pg. 23

"Hard to Compare to Anyone but Himself:" Alfalfa William Murray and his "Advance" in Olkahoma History. Jeffrey Widener pg. 43

VOL XLVI, #1 Summer 2013

Felipe Rivas History. Belen Rivas Olson pg. 7

Oral History Interview with John Atherton. pg. 19

1916 Diary of Harriet Edith Woodbury George. Susan Ruth George Phillips pg. 31

VOL XLVI, #2 Winter 2014

Anti-Fusion Election Laws in Populist Kansas. R. Alton Lee pg. 5

Stout and Sharp: Theodore Roosevelt's Tiffany-made hunting-knife. Don Arp, Jr. pg. 23

Divide an dconquer: Manuel Lisa Splits the Sioux in teh War of 1812. Aaron Woodward pg. 37