COLUMBIA: Summer 1994 - Vol. 8, No. 2 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Summer 1994 - Vol. 8, No. 2

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1994 – Vol. 8, No. 2

From the Editor   2

History Commentary   3
Washington's history propels it into the future.
By David L. Nicandri

She Dared to Be Different   6
Lizzie Ordway stands out among the original "Mercer girls" as a woman who came to Seattle not for marriage but for independence.
By Donna Bergman

The Dispossessed   10
The Cowlitz tribe continues its 140-year struggle for recognition and restitution.
By Judith W. Irwin

From the Collection   16
Save that timetable—it could be a valuable research tool someday.

Shipwreck & Captivity   17
Instead of a fortune in gold, the members of the Georgiana expedition found only trouble and travail.
By Drew W. Crooks

Anders Beer Wilse   24
This Norwegian photographer's brief sojourn in Seattle left a lasting legacy.
By Carolyn J. Marr

Runways & Reclamation   30
How water and war shaped the destiny of Moses Lake.
By Martin F. Seedorf and Rita G. Seedorf

History Album   38
The birthday party.

Harry Tracy   39
The most charismatic outlaw ever to terrorize the Pacific Northwest.
By Sidney Berland

Correspondence/Additional Reading   45

Columbia Reviews   46

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