COLUMBIA: Spring 2003 – Vol. 17, No. 1
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 2003 – Vol. 17, No. 1
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
Snake River history for the armchair traveler.
By Junius Rochester
After the Fire 7
Architect H. H. Richardson’s influence on post-fire Seattle.
By Jeffrey Karl Ochsner and Dennis Alan Andersen
From the Collection 16
“There is a city beautiful....”
River of Memory 17
What was the Columbia like before the dams?
By William D. Layman
Columbia, Washington, or Tacoma? 25
The naming and attempted renaming of the Evergreen State.
By Robert E. Ficken
History Album 31
One tourist’s view of the “Gem City,” 1908.
By Juanita W. Therrell
Passing Through 32
The early days of Spokane tourism.
By Nancy A. Bunker
Militiamen to Hawaii 37
A 1914 training voyage on the USS Milwaukee unexpectedly tested the mettle of two Pacific Northwest naval militia units.
By Thomas C. Buckley
Correspondence & Additional Reading 42
Columbia Reviews 44
To Our Members 46
A new COLUMBIA feature.