• This Was J. C. Penney: A Century of James Penney's Main Street Department Stores in the Rocky Mountain West 

        Author(s):Kruger, David Delbert
        Date:2012-10-01
        The article discusses the history of the department store chain J.C. Penney in the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. West, particularly focusing on Montana. It comments on founder James Cash Penney's early retailing efforts ...
      • Earl Corder Sams and the Rise of J. C. Penney 

        Author(s):Kruger, David Delbert
        Date:2012-10-01
        As the Union Pacific train carried him across the Great Plains in the summer of 1897, James Cash Penney had no choice but to see Kansas as a four-hundred-mile means to a better end. Just four days earlier his hometown ...
      • Librarian as Public Historian 

        Author(s):Hert, Tamsen
        Date:2012-10-01
        In 1985 Lawrence McCrank's article, "Historians in the Information Professions: Problems in Education and Credentials" was published in The Public Historian. While this work is dated, it continues to address current issues. ...