COLUMBIA: Spring 1995 – Vol. 9, No. 1
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 1995 – Vol. 9, No. 1
From the President 2
History Commentary 3
Shoot-out at the P(olitically) C(orrect) Corral.
By Michael Allen
Regulars and Militia 6
The changing role of the post-frontier militia in Washington.
By Kent D. Richards
The Politics of Transportation 13
How Washington's state government got into the ferry business.
By George W. Scott
Washington's Public Architecture 20
For over a century, state planners and architects have been "building for the future."
By Norman J. Johnson
The Wreck of the Crown City 24
This Puget Sound-based merchant freighter risked crew and cargo in 1942 while participating in the war effort.
By Harold F. Osborne
Hanford's Historic Reactors 31
The story of Hanford's early years is one of constant change.
By Michele S. Gerber
From the Collection 37
Hudson's Bay Company recruitment poster.
“Whole Kingdoms for the Sake of a Harbor” 38
A route to the Pacific Northwest via the 49th parallel and the Oregon Treaty negotiations.
By Daniel Clayton
Correspondence/Additional Reading 45
Columbia Reviews 46