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Alvin Josephy’s Magazine Articles


Wounded Knee – A History by Alvin Josephy. 1990. Link to the article.

Denig’s Demons: Marine News Reporters, Artists, Radio Personalities and Photographers in WWII. Leatherneck Magazine. September 2007. Link to the article.
General Robert Denig was the first Director of Marine Corps Division of Public Relations – 1941.

Magazine Title Date Issue # Article Title Page Subject          
Digest 10/23/37 Vol 1; No. 15 Cardenas, Indian Idol 18 Mexican President Cardena’s relationship with native Indians          
Ken 5/5/38 Vol 1; No. 3 Bomb in a Pail of Water 24 Interview with Leon Trotsky          
Blue Book 6/1/51 Vol 93; No 2 Condors Don’t Pay Taxes 52 California condor          
Montana (3) 10/1/55 Vol 5; No 4 The Naming of the Nez Perce 1 History of the naming of the Nez Perce          
American Heritage 2/1/56 Vol 7; No. 2 First “Dude Ranch” Trip to the Untamed West 8 Sir William Stewart’s hunting party of 1843          
 Westerners (3) 1/1/58 Vol 4; No 4 The Lolo Trail 82 Trader-explorer David Thompson and the history of Lolo Trail          
American Heritage 2/1/58 Vol 9; No. 2 The Last Stand of Chief Joseph 36 Nez Perce’s great 1,300 miles fighting retreat          
American Heritage 4/1/58 Vol 6; No. 3 Was America Discovered Before Columbus? 16 Portugese discovery of the New World by 1424          
American Heritage 10/1/60 Vol 11; No 6 A Man to Match the Mountains 60 David Thompson, explorer and land geographer of the New World          
American Heritage 6/1/61 Vol 12; No 4 Revolt in the Pueblos 65 Pueblo uprising of 1680          
American Heritage 8/1/61 Vol 12; No 5 “These lands are ours . . . “ 14 Tecumseh’s leadership greatness          
Westerners (3) 1/1/62 Vol 9; No 3 The Funeral of Peter Dan Moses 64 The funeral of Peter Dan Moses marked the passing of another colorful, prominent NW Indian Leader          
Idaho Yesterdays 3/1/62 Vol 6; No 1 Origins of the Nez Perce People 2 Aboriginal wanders from Asia settled among Clearwater, Salmon, and Wallowa Country          
Westerners 1/1/63 Vol 10; No 4 Another Letter from Broken Hand 75 1847 letter by Tom  Fitzpatrick to Thomas H. Harvery, Supt. Of Indian Affairs, edited by A. Josephy          
Westerners 1/1/63 Vol 10; No 2 A Letter from Broken Hand 25 1847 letter by Tom Fitzpatrick, early Indian agent appointed to the western plains, edited by A. Josephy          
Westerners 1/1/64 Vol 11; No 3 Tom Fitzpatrick, 1848 57 1848 letter by Tom Fitzpatrick, mountain man, emigrant guide, and Indian Agent, edited by A. Josephy          
Westerners (2 1/1/65 Vol 12; No 3 New Light on the Early Northwest 49 La Gasse and Le Blanc, first white men known to have entered the upper Basin of the Columbia River          
American Heritage 10/1/65 Vol 16; No 6 A Most Satisfactory Council 27 Walla Walla Council of 1855          
American Heritage 12/1/66 Vol 18; No 1 Ordeal in Hell’s Canyon 72 John Jacob Astor’s fur traders’ discover the chasm of Idaho’s Snake River          
Westerners (2) 1/1/67 Vol 14; No 1 Early Man in the Americas 8 Origin of early mankind in the Americas          
Westerners (3) 1/1/67 Vol 14; No 4 Nez Perces and The Appaloosa Horse . . . .False History: 73 Nez Perce and the Appaloosa          
Westerners (2) 1/1/68 Vol 15; No 1 Reply to Dr. Haines 15 Nez Perce and the Appaloosa          
Westerners (3) 1/1/68 Vol 15; No 2 Two Gamy Letters from Fort Yuma 28 Sylvester Mowry, Arizona pioneer          
American Heritage 12/1/68 Vol 20; No 1 Cornplanter, Can You Swim? 4 Kinzua Dam floods the Senecas’ ancestral lands          
Great Plains Journal 9/1/69   Everybody’s Talking 1 Historians, challenges and role          
American Heritage 2/1/70 Vol 21; No 2 The Boy Artist of Red River 30 Peter Rindisbacker, 19th Century artist, captured lives of Indians and white pioneers          
American Heritage 6/1/70 Vol 21; No 4 “Here in Nevada a Terrible Crime . . . “ 93 Nevada’s Pyramid Lake, victim of the plundering of natural resources          
Atlantic 6/1/70 Vol 225; No 6 Indians in History 67 White historians’ failure to know Indian history and nature          
Westerners (3) 1/1/71 Vol 18; No 2 The Hudson’s Bay Company and the American Indians 28 History of Company’s relationship with & treatment of American Indians          
Westerners (3) 1/1/71 Vol 18; No 3 The Hudson’s Bay Company and the American Indians – II 59 History of Company’s relationship with & treatment of American Indians          
Westerners (3) 1/1/71 Vol 18; No 4 The Hudson’s Bay Company and the American Indians – III 78 History of Company’s relationship with & treatment of American Indians          
Audubon 7/1/71 Vol 73; No 4 The Murder of the Southwest 52 Impact on Indian lands of Dept. of the Interior approved strip-mining for coal          
Life 7/2/71 Vol 71; No. 1 The Custer Myth 49 The battle of Little Bighorn          
On the Sound (2) 1/1/72 Vol 2; No 1 120 Centuries of a Noble Heritage, Part 1 80 History of American Indians along Long Island Sound          
On the Sound (2) 2/1/72 Vol 2; No 2 Indians of the Sound, Part 2 72 History of American Indians of Long Island Sound from the 17th Century on          
American West (2) 9/1/72 Vol 9; No 5 By Fayre and Gentle Means 4 The Hudson’s Bay Company and the American Indian          
American Heritage 2/1/73 Vol 24; No 2 The Hopi Way 49 Traditionalists’ prescription for a happier, more meaningful life & the threat of strip mining on their communities          
New York Times 3/19/73   What the Indians Want 18 Indian-US government relations & recent protests          
Audubon 7/1/73 Vol 75; No 4 Agony of the Nothern Plains 68 Impact on northern plains of the 1971 “North Central Power Study”          
Critic 9/1/73 Vol 32; No 1 Freedom for the American Indian 18 Summary of Indian-White relations since earliest contact Letter by Tom Fitzpatrick, one of firstIndian agents appointed to the western plains
American Heritage (2) 2/1/74 Vol 25; No 2 The Splendid Indians of Edward S. Curtis 40 Curtis’s corpus, The North American Indian          
Audubon 3/1/75 Vol 77; No 2 Dr. Strangelove builds a canal 76 Impact of Bureau of Reclamation’s irrigation plans on North Dakota farmers          
Audubon 3/1/76 Vol 78; No 2 Kaiparowits:  the ultimate obscenity 64 Impact of powerplants in the four-state corner of the West.          
Smithsonian (2) 7/1/76 Vol 7; No 4 Book Recommendations 127 A. Josephy recommends The Closing Circle by Barry Commoner          
Natural History (2) 2/1/77 Vol 86; No 2 A Sojourn Among the Indians 94 Reviw of People of the First Man, edited by Davis Thomas and Karin Ronnefeldt          
Proceedings 9/1/78   Keynote Address 2 A. Josephy’s speech to conference of environmentalists and sheep producers          
American Heritage (2) 6/1/81 Vol 32; No 4 Iwo Jima 92 Marine combat correspondent recalls the deadliest battle of the Pacific war          
Col. Heinl 1982 Mem. Award 1/1/82   Iwo Jima 37 Marine combat correspondent recalls deadliest battle of the Pacific war          
History News 6/1/82 Vol 37; No 6 Awesome Space 26 Speculations on interpretations of the Old West 1/1/1962 Vol 9; No 3 64 Funeral of Peter Dan Moses, April 26, 1962, marked the passing of a colorful, prominent NW Indian leader  
American West (2) 9/1/82 Vol 19; No 5 One Way to Spell Man 64 Review of Wallace Stegner’s One Way to Spell Man:  Essays with a Western Bias          
American West (3) 12/1/82 Vol 19; No 6 Whose Old West Is Disappearing? 32 Celebration of cowboys, cow ponies, and cow country          
American West (2) 5/1/83 Vol 20; No 3 The Blood of Abel 31 1863 murder of Lloyd Magruder and swift justice in frontier Idaho          
American West (3) 3/1/84 Vol 21; No 2 View from the West 6 Impact of media attitude to natural resource policies          
Journal (2) 3/1/85 Vol 4; No 1 The Blood of Abel 4 1863 murder of Lloyd Magruder and swift justice in frontier Idaho          
American West (3) 7/1/85 Vol 22; No 4 Those Pants that Levi Gave Us 30 History of Levi Strauss and his world-famous pants          
American West 1/1/86 Vol 23; No 1 Andy Warhol Meets Sitting Bull 42 Warhol’s silk-screen prints, “Cowboys and Indians”          
American West (4) 11/1/86 Vol 23; No 6 Looking for Finegayan 44 A Marine returns to Guam          
Oregon Humanities 12/1/92   In Search of the Old West 2 A. Josephy reflects on the transitioning Old West beginning with his 1934 cross-country bus ride          
Western Historical Quarterly 3/1/95 Vol 26; No 1 I Have Seen the Elephant 4 Presidential address at Western History Association’s 34th annual conference          
Journal of the West 6/1/00 Vol 39; No 3 A Responsibility of Western Historians 6 Avoiding stereotypes to provide a true knowledge of transition from Old West to New West          
Colliers Encyclopedia 1/1/62   American Indians 645 Overview of American Indians          
Naval History (3) 10/1/00 Vol 14; No 5 To Oregon-By Way of Guam & Iwo Jima 24 Interview with Alvin Josephy          

 

Journal of the West 6/1/00 Vol 39; No 3 A Responsibility of Western Historians 6 Avoiding stereotypes to provide a true knowledge of transition from Old West to New West          

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