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COLUMBIA: Summer 2004 - Vol. 18, No. 2 - Washington State Historical Society

COLUMBIA: Summer 2004 - Vol. 18, No. 2

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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


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