COLUMBIA: Summer 1997 - Vol. 11, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 1997 – Vol. 11, No. 2
From the Editor 2
Bellevues I Have Known 3
The history of this “edge city” reflects the broader scope of America’s urban growth.
By Charles P. LeWarne
Eugene Barnett Talks About the Centralia Conspiracy 10
This Wobbly “vocumentary” covers the controversial events of November 11, 1919, in Centralia, Washington.
By William H. Friedland and Archie Green
Harbingers of Change 18
By the time Lewis and Clark reached the Columbia Plateau, the Indians there had already experienced indirect white contact.
By Lawrence H. Cebula
From the Collection 23
Old commercial catalogs can be a rich source of information.
River of Gold 24
The Klondike stampede brought a flood of wealth to the Pacific Northwest.
By J. Kingston Pierce
History Album 32
“Eleanor on the Elwha.”
The Great Fort George Wright Heist 33
This supposedly regimental post came up missing almost 100 structures.
By Carl P. Schlicke
The Women Behind Washington’s Libraries 37
Evergreen State clubwomen were essential to the establishment of a valuable cultural resource.
By Margaret Gribskov
More on the Yakutat earthquakes of 1899.
Additional Reading 45Columbia Reviews 46