COLUMBIA: Summer 1991 - Vol. 5, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1991 – Vol. 5, No. 2
History Commentary 3
The re-emerging frontier of the American West.
By Frank J. Popper and Deborah E. Popper
The World Fire Created 5
The Willamette Valley field-burning controversy rages on.
By Peter G. Boag
NP vs. John Barleycorn 12
"Demon liquor" and the building of the Stampede Pass Tunnel.
By R. Paul Tjossem
History Album 15
The Huggins family around the flagpole at Fort Nisqually.
The Other Explorers 16
Add Alcala Galiano and Valdes to the list of "important personages" in Pacific Northwest history.
By Donald C. Cutter
Fort Nisqually 22
Archaeology bridges the gap in public awareness of this historic site.
By Ruth Kirk
A Diverse Economy 28
Early 19th-century Hudson's Bay Company activity in the Pacific Northwest involved much more than beaver pelts.
By James R. Gibson
From the Collection 32
Diary of a sea captain's wife.
Salmon Bay Charlie 34
Last headman of the Lake People.
By Nile Thompson
Manhattan on the Columbia 38
The birth of Hanford as told by the people who helped build it.
By S. L. Sanger
Columbia Reviews 46