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COLUMBIA: Fall 1992 – Vol. 6, No. 3 - Washington State Historical Society

COLUMBIA: Fall 1992 – Vol. 6, No. 3

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Fall 1992 – Vol. 6, No. 3

History Commentary   4
Many Washington libraries are missing out on an important educational tool: Columbia.
By Robert H. Keller

A Century on Prospect Street   3
Bellingham's old city hall is a landmark and a legend.
By Michael Vouri

Wait for a Pilot   9
The charting of the Columbia River from its discovery to modern times.
By Richard Wilson

History Album   17
Get ready to cast your ballot.

Daily Bread   18
A young man comes of age in a mill town at the close of World War II.
By Harold P. Simonson

Empty Harvest at Waiilatpu   22
Nothing in her experience could have prepared Narcissa Whitman for the realities of mission life in the Oregon Country.
By Julie Roy Jeffrey

Pumping Iron   33
A history of bodybuilding in the Pacific Northwest.
By David Chapman

From the Collection   39
The Terrible Turk conquers Tacoma.

Soldiers North   40
How Captain William Abercrombie and his men blazed a trail to the Klondike.
By Joan Rawlins Biggar

Columbia Reviews   46

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