COLUMBIA: Winter 2000–01 – Vol. 14, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 2000–01 – Vol. 14, No. 4
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
Legal battles over the location of the state capital.
By Gerry L. Alexander
Hard Lessons in America 6
Puyallup tribal leader Henry Sicade tells the troubling tale of government-run Puyallup Indian School.
Edited by Cary C. Collins
The SS Tacoma 12
What does a Puget Sound port city have in common with the first major sea battle of World War II?
By Robert F. Peters
The Little Napoleon 17
Isaac I. Stevens’s brief tenure as governor of Washington Territory had far-reaching effects.
By Sherburne F. Cook, Jr.
History Album 21
Seattle brewery workers pose for a group photo.
The San Juan Sheep War 22
Great Britain and the United States warm up for a later, more serious better-known conflict over the “boundary question.”
By Michael Vouri
No Such River Exists 31
John Meares—in search of the illusive Northwest Passage.
By J. Richard Nokes
Segregation in Spokane 38
More subtle than in the South, discrimination still oppressed black residents of this eastern Washington community.
By Jim Kershner
Correspondence/Additional Reading 45Columbia Reviews 46