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COLUMBIA: Fall 2005 – Vol. 19, No. 3 - Washington State Historical Society

COLUMBIA: Fall 2005 – Vol. 19, No. 3

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Fall 2005 – Vol. 19, No. 3

From the Editor   2

History Commentary   3
Nettie Craig Asberry, a pillar of Tacoma’s African American community.
By Antoinette Broussard

Tracking “The Explorer”   7
Rudyard Kipling’s adventure poem sparked many a Pacific Northwest “explorer.”
By Robert R. Hunt

Mother Joseph   15
A formidable force for good in Washington’s territorial days.
By Mary L. Stough

From the Collection   17
One big union.

Adventures in Ichthyology   18
Lewis and Clark made it a challenge for future fish experts to identify all the varieties of fish encountered during the expedition.
By Dennis D. Dauble

Native American in the Land of the Shogun   24
Ranald MacDonald—son of a Chinook princess and a Hudson’s Bay Company official—yearned to visit Japan.
By Frederik L. Schodt

History Album   33
An early Pathé newsreel featured Yakima’s Blossom Festival in 1912.

A Lady in the Senate   34
Reba Hurn became the first woman elected to the Washington State Senate.
By Laura Arksey

Retrospective Reviews   42
The novels of Mary Brinker Post.
By Peter Donahue

Additional Reading   45

Columbia Reviews   46

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