COLUMBIA: Spring 2005 – Vol. 19, No. 1
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 2005 – Vol. 19, No. 1
To Our Members 2
History Commentary 3
“It Takes Humor As Well As Whimsy to Name Names”
By Austin Post
Nineteen Forty-Nine 8
The year a turning point was reached for development of the Columbia River Basin.
By William L. Lang
History Album 16
Sold Our Canoes for a Few Strands of Beads 17
The changing role of canoes on the Columbia River stretch of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
By Bob and Barbara Danielson
From the Collection 28
The Tacoma Japanese Telephone & Address Directory.
Tsugiki, a Grafting 29
Reflections of an immigrant generation taking root in a new land.
By Gail Nomura
The Great Columbia Flood 40
A Seattle schoolteacher-turned-geologist came up with a radical theory to explain eastern Washington’s erratic boulders.
By Tom Mullen
Notices/Additional Reading 45
Columbia Reviews 46