COLUMBIA: Summer 2000 - Vol. 14, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 2000 – Vol. 14, No. 2
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
Memories of a summer spent dredging for gold in Alaska.
By Tyre A. Newton
The Search for the Tonquin 6
After 190 years, the site of the Astoria settlement ship’s destruction remains a mystery.
By E. W. Giesecke
The Red Shield Inn 12
This historic building escaped the wrecking ball three times before it became the home of the Fort Lewis Military Museum.
By Alan H. Archambault
Play Ball! 14
The Seattle Pilots brought major league baseball to the Pacific Northwest.
By Kurt Schaefer
History Album 23
Beard, boots, blue jeans...and Jipp.
The early years of Helmi Juvonen, a major artist of the “Northwest School,” as revealed in her correspondence.
By Wesley Wehr
F. McElroy 32
This red-bearded pioneer came west to seek his fortune and found it in the fledgling town of Olympia.
By Harry McElroy Strong
From the Collection 38
The Whatcom County Nine 39
Why was this group of Metis families singled out for prosecution—or is that persecution?
By Peyton Kane
Correspondence/Additional Reading 45
Columbia Reviews 46
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