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COLUMBIA: Spring 1996 – Vol. 10, No. 1

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 1996 – Vol. 10, No. 1

From the Editor   2

History Commentary   3
There's something missing in the "new western history."
By Michael A. Green

The Columbia Basin Project Farmers   6
Growers butt heads with Floyd Dominy and the Bureau of Reclamation over irrigation fees.
By Paul C. Pitzer

The Company's Cowlitz   12
Cowlitz Farm was the Hudson's Bay Company's first large-scale agricultural endeavor.
By Steven A. Anderson

Two Views, Two Voices   17
Brothers Edward and Asahel Curtis, both photographers, viewed their world from very different perspective.
By Stephanie Lile

The Great Depression   29
A Dust Bowl migrant's memoir of coming to the Pacific Northwest.
By Rolland Dewing

When the Bankers Marched Like Soldiers   33
Colonel Richard Wilson and the Businessmen's Camp at American Lake.
By C. Stuart MacVeigh

The Old Yellowstone Trail   39
Rediscovering American by way of one of the first transcontinental auto touring routes.
By Yvonne Prater

Correspondence/Additional Reading   45

Columbia Reviews   46

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