COLUMBIA: Summer 1996 - Vol. 10, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1996 – Vol. 10, No. 2
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
By Eugene A. Wiggins
A Hard Day's Night 6
"Beatlemania" takes Seattle by storm in 1964.
By Patrick F. Diviney & Michael Allen
Seattle's Night of Destruction 12
The 1915 Memorial Day explosion in Elliott Bay brought an early version of Kristalnacht to the Seattle area.
By Thomas C. Buckley
Making a Museum 17
A new home for Washington history.
By Stephen Most
Context Meets Form 20
The design of the new Washington State History Museum is a study in relationships.
By Arthur W. Andersson
Behind the Scenes 29
The exhibit project manager and curator gives an insider's view of what went into the creation of the "History of Washington" exhibit.
By Maria Pascualy
From the Collection 33
The Society's new collection of business letterheads contains many "miniature works of art."
Spokane's 1936 Olympian 34
Attending the Berlin games was a dream come true for Mary Lou Petty.
By Doris H. Pieroth
Day of Decision 41
The Oregon Treaty of 1846 was 30 years in the winning.
By Gus Norwood
Columbia Reviews 44
Additional Reading 46
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