COLUMBIA: Spring 1999 – Vol. 13, No. 1
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 1999 – Vol. 13, No. 1
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
How will we write the history of Hanford?
By Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi
On Sidesaddle to the Columbia 9
Pioneer women rode the Oregon Trail in truly feminine fashion.
By Laurie Winn Carlson
From the Collection 15
Planning for the construction of a “Nicaragua Canal.”
The Washington State Capitol Campus and Its Peripatetic Planning 16
Piecing together the people, events and issues that influenced (and interfered with) the design of the capitol group.
By Norman J. Johnston
Rivers of the West 24
Alexander Mackenzie’s initial expedition in search of a northwest passage led him to the Arctic Ocean.
By Barry Gough
The Kaiser’s Navy Surveys Puget Sound 38
Looking for the perfect naval base.
By Terrell D. Gottschall
Notices/Additional Reading 43
Columbia Reviews 44