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COLUMBIA: Fall 1987 – Vol. 1, No. 3

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Fall 1987 – Vol. 1, No. 3

History Commentary   2
A late start does not make history insignificant.
By John McClelland Jr.

The Grand Olympic   3
Seattle's triumph of the 1920s is given new life.
By Nancy Allison Wright and Barbara Aydelott

Pig War Letters   11
A romantic lieutenant's account of the San Juan crisis.
By Keith A. Murray

In Search of Chief Moses' Lost Possessions   21
From the chief's plundered grave the trail leads to New Zealand.
By Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown

No Wrath Like That of an Indian Chief Scorned   29
Oral interview with Isabelle Arcasa about the famous Moses.
By Isabelle Arcasa

When History Was News   31
In 1804, a Louisiana Purchase party makes the news.

The Cannonball   32
The little railroad that saved Olympia.
By Arthur O. Dwelley

The Loser Who Won   38
Gil Dobie, University of Washington football coach extraordinaire.
By Robert S. Welch

Columbia Reviews   46

History Album   48
Technology meets the barnyard in 1930s Redmond.

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