COLUMBIA: Spring 1989 – Vol. 3, No. 1
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 1989 – Vol. 3, No. 1
History Commentary 2
Our brief history simplifies the task of understanding.
By John McCIelland Jr.
Panoramas of Promise 3
Bird's-eye view maps provide a unique window on the history of Washington's communities.
By Larry Schoonover
Whitman Mission Revisited 10
At long last, Paul Kane's 1847 drawings of the mission make their Washington debut.
By David Herrera
Our Brothers' Keepers 12
From first settlement to the dawn of the New Deal, human services in Washington struggled to meet people's needs.
By Russell Hollander
Visions of WSHS 21
A forward look at the Society's grand new plans, and a backward one at their predecessors.
Centennial Historical Facts 26
Some slices of life during springtime in Washington—100 years ago.
Edited by Redmond J. Barnett
Torches to Guide Us 28
Florence Merriam's never-before-published account of her visit to Neah Bay a century ago.
Edited by Harriet Kofalk
When History Was News 38
Pioneer Elwood Evans—still indignant on Admission Day—decried the obstacles to statehood.
Washington's Admission and Its Historians 40
Our historians were ho-hum about statehood, but things have changed.
By John S. Whitehead
Columbia Reviews 46
History Album 48
Logging takes to the air.