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COLUMBIA: Spring 2005 – Vol. 19, No. 1

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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
Miss Columbia.

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

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