COLUMBIA: Spring 2002 – Vol. 16, No. 1
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