COLUMBIA: Summer 2010 - Vol. 24, No. 2 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Summer 2010 - Vol. 24, No. 2

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 2010 – Vol. 24, No. 2

History Commentary  2
Experiencing Pacific Northwest history.
By Robert Keller

“Hurry” Cain   4
His six years as Tacoma’s energetic mayor propelled him into a seat in the United States Senate.
By C. Mark Smith

History Album   13
Illahee on Lake Washington.

Day of the Dragon   14
The region’s Chinese residents played an active part in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition.
By Trish Hackett Nicola

History in the News   18
A 1901 bank failure brings tragedy to Vancouver.
By Vincent Roman

Half Starved   20
The travails of the Lewis and Clark expedition on the Lolo Trail.
By David L. Nicandri

Image Collections Online   26

A Crofter’s Tale   27
What brought young John MacLeod from the Isle of Lewis to the Pacific Northwest, and what made him stay?
By Steve A. Anderson

Columbia Reviews   34

Retrospective Reviews   36
The novels of Robert Cantwell.
By Peter Donahue

Additional Reading  37

From the Collection   38
A recently donated photo collection documents the Pacific Northwest Japanese American community.

Correspondence   40

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