COLUMBIA: Summer 2004 - Vol. 18, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 2004 – Vol. 18, No. 2
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
Mount Rainier looms large in the hearts of the Catton family.
By Theodore Catton
The Fourth Wave 7
An influx of immigrants fleeing Nazi terrorism swelled the ranks of Washington’s Jewish community during the 1930s and 1940s.
By Molly Cone, Howard Droker, and Jacqueline Williams
History Album 16
“A Complete Wee Home in a Douglas Fir Log....”
Old Rivet 17
François Rivet was the only member of the Corps of Discovery to live out his remaining years in the West.
By John C. Jackson
The Adventure Narrative as History 24
Alexander Ross’s Fur Traders of the Far West—how much is fact and how much is fiction?
By H. Lloyd Keith
From the Collection 30
The “actual” last spike on the Northern Pacific....
Highway History 31
Surveying the final segment of the North Cascades Highway.
By David Keller
“Culpable Inefficiency in the Performance of Duty” 34
How and why did the USS Arizona slice through a Dockton fishing boat off the coast of Cape Flattery?
By Richard Hall
Correspondence & Additional Reading 43
Columbia Reviews 44
To Our Members 48
We Also Recommend