COLUMBIA: Summer 1988 - Vol. 2, No. 2 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Summer 1988 - Vol. 2, No. 2

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1988 – Vol. 2, No. 2

History Commentary   2
Will Washington really get warmed up to its Centennial?

Almost Columbia, Triumphantly Washington   3
The pioneer spirit and political audacity combine to create Washington Territory, just in time.
By John McClelland Jr.

The Hard First Way Across the Mountains   12
Crossing terrible Naches Pass was an epic struggle.
By Joan Robinson

Long Road to Vindication for Accused Northwest Soldier   21
Granville Haller's battle to clear his name.
By Dr. Carl Schlicke

The Famous Overland Voyage of Columbia Lightship No. 50   30
In 1901 a mighty ship makes a magnificent journey—on land.

The Nevada Bloomer Case   42
Flamboyant lawyers, a political conspiracy and an obedient wife delay women's suffrage in Washington.
By John Fahey

Columbia Reviews   46

When History Was News   48
An 1889 newspaper reflected the impatience of a territory waiting for statehood.

Correspondence   49

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