COLUMBIA: Spring 2016 – Vol. 30, No. 1
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
History Commentary 2
Spring 2016 – Vol. 30, No. 1
James Cook and Enlightenment Era exploration in context.
By David L. Nicandri
GI Joe Goes to College 7
A World War II army training program sent soldiers to school instead of the trenches—for a while.
By Edward Bergh Jr.
At the end of a world tour following his presidency, Ulysses S. Grant stopped by Vancouver to haunt his old stomping grounds.
By Kristine Deacon
Spokane residents took action to protect themselves in case atomic bombs came their way.
By Lee O’Connor
Down at the depot.The Tacoma Theatre 23
Although it no longer exists, the first grand entertainment venue built in Tacoma formed the anchor of today’s Theater District.
By Kim Davenport
The juvenile novels of Reed Fulton.
By Peter Donahue
Correspondence & Additional Reading 29
Columbia Reviews 30
History Album 32