COLUMBIA: Winter 1998–99 – Vol. 12, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 1998–99 – Vol. 12, No. 4
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
Pioneers of commerce in the Pacific Northwest.
More Power to You 4
The national politics and federal policies that refashioned the Columbia River in the 1930s.
By Richard Lowitt
History Album 11
The Chutes of Two Rivers.
Klee Wyk 12
During the 1950s and early 1960s this design studio and gallery on the Nisqually flats focused on Northwest Coast Indian art.
By Maria Pascualy
O, Christmas Tree! 16
The rise and decline of the Christmas tree industry in Washington.
By Dennis Tompkins
From the Collection 23
In consideration of $40.00 . . . Bismark.
Kathleen Eloisa Rockwell 24
From dance-hall damsel to self-made icon of the Klondike gold rush era.
By James Bledsoe
The Wreck of the Varsity 32
The Gig Harbor sardine seiner that never made it home.
By Lee Makovich
Citizen Train and the “City of Destiny” 36
The Great Crank booms Tacoma with “psychic verse” and a trip around the world.
By Kurt E. Armbruster
Columbia Reviews 44
Recent books of interest in Northwest history.
Edited by Robert C. Carriker
Correspondence/Additional Reading 48
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