COLUMBIA: Winter 1988–89 – Vol. 2, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 1988–89 – Vol. 2, No. 4
History Commentary 2
The "Cascade Curtain" and our second century.
By John McCIelland Jr.
P. H. Winston, Spokane's Candid Journalist 3
Early this century, an irreverent weekly found nothing sacred—except justice.
By John Fahey
The Invisible Sex 8
Washington women of the 1880s, as seen through the territory's newspapers.
By Mike and Lynn Jordan
The Three Musketeers of Northwest History 16
Three friends, Ezra Meeker, Clarence Bagley, and George Himes, were early chroniclers of the history they had lived.
By Frank L. Green
Abby Williams Hill 21
An exhibit of the long-neglected work of an important woman artist.
By Ronald Fields
Statehood for Washington 30
Politics, railroads, and resources influenced the struggle.
By Keith A. Murray
When History Was News 36
Washington came into statehood with a bang—many bangs.
The Romantic Northwest of the Army Engineers 38
John Mix Stanley's images record the historic railroad exploration led by Governor Isaac Stevens.
By David L. Nicandri
Columbia Reviews 46
History Album 48
Washington celebrated the end of World War I with turkeys and colored garlands.