COLUMBIA: Winter 1988–89 – Vol. 2, No. 4 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Winter 1988–89 – Vol. 2, No. 4

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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.


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