COLUMBIA: Summer 2015 – Vol. 29, No. 2
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Summer 2015 – Vol. 29, No. 2
History Commentary 2
A most uncivil Civil War—registering Walla Walla for the draft in 1864.
By Edwin Eells, edited and introduced by Cary C. Collins
The Main Street Spirit of JCPenney 8
How a man practicing the Golden Rule turned a single store into a ubiquitous retail chain for Washington shoppers.
By David Delbert Kruger
From the Collection 16
In the Spirit 17
Ten years of celebrating contemporary Native American art at the Washington State History Museum.
By Lynette Miller
History Album 21
Fly-fishing on the Skykomish River.
Recipes and Reporting 22
Female food writers and their pen names loomed large in newspaper women’s pages before the 1970s.
By Kimberly Wilmot Voss
Playing Indian 27
The Tacoma Ladies’ Musical Club embraced the Indianist Movement, which incorporated Native American songs into the Western music idiom.
By Michael Berry
Retrospective Reviews 32
The later novels of Archie Binns.
By Peter Donahue
Additional Reading 33Columbia Reviews 34