COLUMBIA: Summer 1989 - Vol. 3, No. 2 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Summer 1989 - Vol. 3, No. 2

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1989 – Vol. 3, No. 2

History Commentary   2
Is Northwest history being forgotten?
By John McClelland Jr.

Two Tales from the "Fiery" '80s   3
Vignettes from the Seattle and Goldendale fires.
By Harriet Fish

Barnstorming Ace Makes Big Splash   8
A 1910 air show thrills Puget Sound.
By Wilma Snyder

Mt. Rainier or Mt. Tacoma?   10
The name controversy raged from 1883 to 1925, and may not be dead yet.
By A. D. Martinson

"Mt. Tahoma" as an Indian Symbol   17
Indian names "commemorated the past and linked it to the present."
By Brian W. Dippie

The Mind of the Founders   18
A look at the intent of the authors of the Washington State Constitution.
By James M. Dolliver

The Prohibition Proposition   26

Centennial Historical Facts   30
Life in Washington during the summer prior to statehood.
Edited by Redmond J. Barnett

James G. Swan   32
A Hall of Honor portrait of an early author/ethnographer.
By Lucile McDonald

Centennial Hall of Honor   36
One hundred celebrated Washingtonians.

From the Collection   40
A new feature highlights WSHS Library holdings.

Maritime Folklife Puget Sound   41
Summer exhibit focuses on contemporary maritime traditions.
By Phyllis A. Harrison

Columbia Reviews   46

History Album   48
The great train/automobile race to Ashford from Tacoma.

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