COLUMBIA: Summer 2002 - Vol. 16, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 2002 – Vol. 16, No. 2
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
Our state capitol: tales and dreams.
By Leavitt S. White
The King County Poor Farm 8
The evolving mission of this public-funded entity planted the seeds of two regional medical centers.
By Terri Mitchell
The Artistic Views of Gustavus Sohon 16
This series of images provides graphic details of Colonel George Wright’s “savage campaign” of 1858.
By Paul D. McDermott and Ronald E. Grim
From the Collection 23
The Monorail—inspiration for the future or a relic of Seattle’s past?
From a humble and utilitarian beginning as a trade good and article of clothing to a prized status symbol and valuable collector’s item.
By W. R. Swagerty
History Album 29
Ezra Meeker’s best friend.
“Irish Pat” McMurtry 32
The world heavyweight champion who might have been.
By Peter Bacho
Following in Their Footsteps 37
The birth and infancy of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, 24 years old in November 2002.
By Wallace G. Lewis
Correspondence/Additional Reading 43
Columbia Reviews 44
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