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COLUMBIA: Winter 1990–91 – Vol. 4, No. 4 - Washington State Historical Society

COLUMBIA: Winter 1990–91 – Vol. 4, No. 4

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 1990–91 – Vol. 4, No. 4

History Commentary   3
Hanford's new mission.
By Michele Stenehjem Gerber

From the Collection   4
An 1854 map of tribal boundaries in Washington Territory.

Writing History by Litigation   5
How courts use historical evidence when making rulings on Northwest Indian rights cases.
By Sasha Harmon

The Heroic Ride   16
A look at the similarities among frontier legends of the lone horseman.
By Barbara Allen

History Album   21
The Centennial Flour Mill was razed in 1947 by one of the worst fires in Tacoma's history.

Wilderness Stumps   22
Hollow-based logging remnants provided ready-made shelters for Northwest pioneers.
By Harriet U. Fish

Cascade Volcanoes   24
When sleeping giants awaken....
By Stephen L. Harris

The Years of Wonder   32
E. B. White's youthful pilgrimage to the Pacific Northwest.
By Terrence Cole

Goldfield Gateway   36
The Seattle–Alaska kinship had its birth in the gold rush years.
By William R. Hunt

Bainbridge Peninsula   42
A look back at the Vancouver survey which mistook Bainbridge Island for a peninsula.
By John Frazier Henry

Columbia Reviews   46


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