COLUMBIA: Spring 2002 – Vol. 16, No. 1 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Spring 2002 – Vol. 16, No. 1

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 2002 – Vol. 16, No. 1

From the Editor   2

History Commentary   3
The Hanford site: Washington’s largest battlefield and its lessons.
By Michele S. Gerber

George Vancouver   6
The renowned explorer helped a Hawaiian king effect a reconciliation with his estranged wife.
By J. Richard Nokes

Knowing Your “Place”   12
The Lewis and Clark expedition began the process of identifying and defining the Pacific Northwest as a region.
By James P. Ronda

McClellan & Tinkham   17
Why do we so repeatedly slap the names of “heroic men” on our topographic features?
By Judith Bentley

From the Collection   23
“Being considered highly favorable for the rearing of Flocks and Herds….”

Carving Out a Place   24
A look at the lives of the Japanese Americans who called Eatonville home between 1904 and 1942.
By Joseph R. Svinth

History Album   29
Ezra Meeker’s best friend....

Capitol Hill   30
A short history of Seattle’s Capitol Hill district (and how it got its name).
By Jacqueline Williams

Captured Time   36
Photography in the Northwest, as elsewhere, is the single, universally understood language.
By Richard Frederick & Rod Slemmons

Columbia Reviews   44

Correspondence/Additional Reading   48

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