COLUMBIA: Summer 2007 - Vol. 21, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 2007 – Vol. 21, No. 2
Behind the Scenes 2
Life and Death at the Tacoma Narrows 3
How Tubby met his doom on Galloping Gertie.
By Richard S. Hobbs and Gerry Coatsworth Holcomb
History Album 9
Books on parade.
Glittering Prospect 10
Was the Klondike gold rush Washington’s economic salvation or merely a dazzling distraction?
By Robert E. Ficken
On the Banks of the Mid-Columbia 17
A survey of human history at Celilo.
By William G. Robbins
Invasion of the Boardheads 24
A new variety of “anthropomorphic amphibians” now calls the Columbia River home.
By Andrew H. Fisher
From the Collection 34
A century-old trophy.
N. Rosenbaum 35
An eccentric businessman whose vision for Seattle’s future gave birth to the Paramount Theatre.
By Judith W. Rosenthal
The German Occupation of Fort Lewis 42
Pierce County played host to a group of World War II prisoners of war.
By Steve Dunkelberger
Retrospective Reviews 44
The novels of William Attaway.
By Peter Donahue
Additional Reading 45
Columbia Reviews 46Correspondence 48
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