COLUMBIA: Summer 1988 - Vol. 2, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1988 – Vol. 2, No. 2
History Commentary 2
Will Washington really get warmed up to its Centennial?
Almost Columbia, Triumphantly Washington 3
The pioneer spirit and political audacity combine to create Washington Territory, just in time.
By John McClelland Jr.
The Hard First Way Across the Mountains 12
Crossing terrible Naches Pass was an epic struggle.
By Joan Robinson
Long Road to Vindication for Accused Northwest Soldier 21
Granville Haller's battle to clear his name.
By Dr. Carl Schlicke
The Famous Overland Voyage of Columbia Lightship No. 50 30
In 1901 a mighty ship makes a magnificent journey—on land.
The Nevada Bloomer Case 42
Flamboyant lawyers, a political conspiracy and an obedient wife delay women's suffrage in Washington.
By John Fahey
Columbia Reviews 46
When History Was News 48
An 1889 newspaper reflected the impatience of a territory waiting for statehood.