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COLUMBIA: Summer 2013 – Vol. 27, No. 2

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 2013 – Vol. 27, No. 2

From the Editor   2
Canoe journey.
By Shanna Stevenson

Lawrence Denny Lindsley   3
“Silent Lawrie” worked tirelessly to capture and share the many moods of the Pacific Northwest.
By Chery Kinnick

A Blot upon the Fair Name of the City   10
Alleged improprieties involving women in Spokane’s jails sparked a clubwomen’s campaign to hire police matrons.
By Nancy Driscol Engle

History Album   16
Portrait of a girl and her dog.

Harry “Kid” Matthews   17
Never struck by his own stardom, this White Center boxer was well-loved in his community.
By Charles Burgess

One Man’s War on Prohibition   23
J. C. Conine enjoyed his liquor, and he feared that “dry” laws would foster hypocrisy, evasion, and deceit, and “impair the dignity of the commonwealth.”
By Edward Bergh

Columbia Reviews   28

Retrospective Reviews   30
Doctor Come Quickly! by Frank J. Clancy, MD.
By Peter Donahue

Additional Reading   31

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