COLUMBIA: Spring 1992 – Vol. 6, No. 1
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 1992 – Vol. 6, No. 1
Frank S. Matsura 2
This turn-of-the-century Japanese immigrant helped put Okanogan Count on the map.
By JoAnn Roe
Sailors' Scourge 9
Early maritime explorers in the Pacific Northwest battled more than the elements—scurvy was their unrelenting enemy.
By Jacqueline Williams
From the Collection 13
The road to Attalia.
Could J. Walter Thompson possibly have understated the many and varied charms of the Far Corner?
By Beth Kraig
History Album 19
A 1920s forest service version of the car phone.
Whitman County Grit 20
No noose is good noose.
By Jean F. Hankins
John Slocum 27
His "death" experience brought the Indian Shaker Church to life.
By Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown
The Itinerant West 33
Casual laborers from California to Canada played an important role in the development of the resource frontier.
By Evelyne Stitt Pickett
Frederick Kurt Kirsten 40
Saxon schoolboy turned Northwest engineering professor/inventor.
By Mark Levinson
Columbia Reviews 46