COLUMBIA: Winter 2001–02 – Vol. 15, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 2001–02 – Vol. 15, No. 4
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
Species extinction and cultural arrogance—the perils of ignoring history.
By William G. Robbins
The Ellensburg Tree of Justice 6
On this hot August night in 1895 it was hard to tell the good guys from the bad.
By Howard D. Baumgart
From the Collection 16
The Puyallup Commerce “hardly ever milx dux....”
A Lasting Legacy—Part IV 17
The final installment of the Lewis and Clark place names series.
By Allen “Doc” Wesselius
Through the “Magnificent Gateway” 24
A pioneer family on the last leg of the Oregon Trail—traversing the wild and beautiful Columbia River Gorge.
By Weldon W. Rau
Reginald H. Thomson 30
Cutting through the myths about this powerful but little-understood icon from Seattle’s past.
By William H. Wilson
History Album 36
The Nippon Kan in Seattle’s International District.
Migration of a Cultural Landscape Pattern 37
Leavenworth has become a symbol of change and ingenuity for many small western communities.
By R. Jake Sudderth
Correspondence/Additional Reading 45Columbia Reviews 46