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181. The Fur Trade The Fur Trade July 1, 1949 A three-part series of articles appearing in the "Missouri Reader" section of the magazine. The articles explore the fur trade and western expansion, the role of St. Louis, Manuel Lisa and the Missouri...

182. The Hunter and the Artist The Hunter and the Artist November 1969 Title continues: "A Unique Partnership in the Documentation of the Mountain Man's West." Illustrations and biographical article about Alfred Jacob Miller, or Alfred Miller (1810-1874), the Baltimore artist...

183. The Lakotas and the Buffalo Robe Trade: The Season of 1838-1839 The Lakotas and the Buffalo Robe Trade: The Season of 1838-1839 Spring 2013 Article describes the buffalo robe trade of the central plains during the trade season of 1838-1839. The author focuses upon operations outfitted from Fort Pierre, Fort Laramie, and various Lakota camps....

184. The Last Years of James P. Beckwourth The Last Years of James P. Beckwourth August 1, 1928 The last years of James Beckwourth, mulatto frontiersman, are featured in this article. He was made famous while still alive by a biography and this article fills in the years after this publication. Included...

185. The Late Mrs. Chouteau: Additional Facts of Interest Concerning Her History The Late Mrs. Chouteau: Additional Facts of Interest Concerning Her History November/21/1888 Obituary for Berenice Chouteau (1801-1888), commonly referred to as the first white woman in Kansas City, the wife of Francois Chouteau and the daughter of Colonel Pierre Menard, the first territorial...

186. The Life of Jim Baker, 1818-1898: Trapper, Scout, Guide and Indian Fighter The Life of Jim Baker, 1818-1898: Trapper, Scout, Guide and Indian Fighter 1931 Illustration of "Fort Bridger in 1849 as seen by Stansbury," depicting Indians and whites preparing to trade.

187. The Life of John Colter The Life of John Colter November 2008 As the title indicates, this article is about the life of John Colter, a member of the Corps of Discovery or the Lewis and Clark Expdition. Colter, though, was better known for his exploits in the West...

188. The Magnetic West: On West Water The Magnetic West: On West Water October/14/1922 Illustrations and description of the growth of Kansas City, comparing it mostly unfavorably with Saint Louis, pointing out its rough nature, starting with its earliest settlements by fur traders in the...

189. The Missouri River Fur Trade in 1860 The Missouri River Fur Trade in 1860 Summer 1995 Brief article focuses upon the activities of Henry A. Boller and his interaction with Native Americans and western fur traders along the Missouri River in 1860. A short biography of Boller is provided....

190. The Mountain Man's Outfit The Mountain Man's Outfit Fall 1975 Article describes typical clothing and items worn by fur traders and explorers of the American West. The author focuses upon types of shirts, shoe-making, coats, headgear, and trousers.

191. The Mountain Men The Mountain Men Summer 2006 Collection of six essays concerning the mountain man figure and the fur trade. "The Land," by Stephen V. Banks focuses upon the geographic area of the Rocky Mountain fur trade. "The Rivals," by Dale Topham...

192. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Portrait and chapter of the book about Jean Baptiste Lucier, dit Gardipe, or Jean Lucier (~1807~1850), a Canadian fur trapper in Oregon Territory by 1830 with land near Saint Louis in the 1830s and participating...

193. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about French fur trader and mountain man Chat Dubray, known of being in the West by the 1840s, appointed Indian interpreter in 1859, possibly joining in an attack by Indians near Denver...

194. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about French fur trader and mountain man Jules DeMun (1782-1843), born "a nobleman" in France and moving to Cuba and then Saint Louis in 1812, engaging in the fur trade with the Chouteau...

195. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about Pierre Dorion, Sr., a Sioux Indian interpreter on the Lewis and Clark expedition, and his son, Pierre Dorion, Jr., an Indian interpreter with Manuel Lisa and then John Jacob Astor's...

196. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about Andrew Drips (1790-1860), called here an Irish emigrant to Pennsylvania in infancy, serving in the War of 1812, and arriving in Saint Louis in 1817, and "engaged in the fur trade...

197. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Photo and chapter of the book about Elbridge Gerry (1818-1875), a fur trader, father-in-law of Seth Ward, and probable grandson of the vice-president of the United States (of the same name). He was a native...

198. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about Edward de Morin (1818-1902), a fur trapper and native of Montreal, Canada, beginning in 1834 in the Midwest and traveling to California in 1844 and to Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri...

199. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Chapter of the book about Jean Baptiste Gervais (1790-1870), an early French Canadian fur trapper in the Northwest Territory by 1811 and in Oregon Territory starting in the 1820s, probably the "younger...

200. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Photo and chapter of the book about Simon Plamondon (1800-1900), a French Canadian fur trader and the first known explorer of the Cowlitz River, a branch of the Columbia River in Oregon Territory, reaching...