COLUMBIA: Summer 1987 - Vol. 1, No. 2 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Summer 1987 - Vol. 1, No. 2

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1987 – Vol. 1, No. 2

History Commentary   2
Rising tide of interest in a magnificent heritage.
By John McClelland Jr.

When History Was News   4
Lewis and Clark were not legends in their own time.

When Russians Landed in Vancouver   5
The story of an epic transpolar flight, 50 years ago.
By Paul Spitzer

When "Ma" Preached in Kelso   13
Money, sex, and preaching are not a new concoction.

Yakima and Justice Douglas   14
A famous—but not a favorite—son.
By Robert W Mull

The Unspoiled Northwest   21
Some of the best paintings of the area's earliest artists.
By David M. Buerge

Climbing Rainier With Curtis in 1909   29
The Mountaineers' famous 79-person climb.

When Washington Dared Build a Magnificent Capitol   38
And Governor Hartley waved a spittoon and denounced it.
By J. Kingston Pierce

Columbia Reviews   46

History Album   48
When the earliest nuns went begging.


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