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COLUMBIA: Summer 1996 - Vol. 10, No. 2 - Washington State Historical Society

COLUMBIA: Summer 1996 - Vol. 10, No. 2

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1996 – Vol. 10, No. 2

From the Editor   2

History Commentary   3
Grandmother's river.
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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