COLUMBIA: Fall 2008 – Vol. 22, No. 3 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Fall 2008 – Vol. 22, No. 3

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Fall 2008 – Vol. 22, No. 3

From the Editor   2

History Commentary   3
Yellowstone needs it trains back.
By Alfred Runte

Ellen Powell Dabney   8
Mother of the home economics movement in Washington.
By John Daughters

Tall Timber   12
Washington’s lumber industry owes a measure of its success to hardworking Japanese immigrant loggers and millworkers.
By Jesse Clark McAbee

History Album   17
William H. Gilstrap.

Audubon’s Western Woodpeckers   18
Expansionist science in young America.
By Gregory Nobles

The Death of Peter Stanup   24
Was it an accidental drowning or the result of a murderous plot?
By Nathan Roberts

From the Collection   32
Billions of postcards.

Menace in the Sky   33
The little-known story of an attack on American soil during World War II.
By Mac Carey

Snohomish County   36
George Vancouver claims Everett for King George.
By Charles P. LeWarne

Retrospective Reviews   42
The Palouse novels of Elizabeth Marion.
By Peter Donahue

Additional Reading   43

Notices   44

Columbia Reviews   46

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