COLUMBIA: Winter 1996–97 – Vol. 10, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 1996–97 – Vol. 10, No. 4
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
The day the Stillaguamish stopped the Bicentennial Wagon Train.
By Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown
Trade and Change on the Columbia Plateau 6
The arrival of the Europeans precipitated a flash flood of new trade goods, new ideas and new diseases among the Plateau tribes.
By Laura Peers
The USS Olympia 13
This relic of the Spanish-American War remains afloat, a tribute to the glory days of the "white fleet."
By Kenneth L. Calkins
Slow Boats and Fast Water 16
A history of trade and transportation on the not-so-friendly Cowlitz River.
By Bruce Wellepp
History Album 23
"Too many Christmas trees…"
Fay Fuller 24
The first woman to conquer Mount Rainier's summit.
By Betsy Potts
“Outsiders in "the Land of the Free” 30
Aside from having withstood many biases and indignities, Asian Americans in the Northwest have been mistreated by historians as well.
By Roger Daniels
From the Collection 38
“One of My Best Children” 39
A Frank Lloyd Wright house on Chambers Creeks in Lakewood.
By Donald Leslie Johnson
Additional Reading 45Columbia Reviews 46
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