COLUMBIA: Winter 2004–05 – Vol. 18, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 2004–05 – Vol. 18, No. 4
To Our Members 2
History Commentary 3
Changing attitudes about preservation.
By Lawrence Kreisman
Searching for Point Lewis 6
A history sleuth solves the mystery of William Clark’s lost landmark.
By Allen “Doc” Wesselius
From the Collection 11
Where the grapevine twineth....
An Unlikely Champion 12
Jefferson Davis’s vision for uniting the American landmass, east to west, under one flag.
By Karen Meador
The Case of the Mullan Road 22
Recording new and existing place names and documenting the landscape were part of the surveying work of early road construction crews.
By Ronald E. Grim and Paul D. McDermott
Maud Lillie Bolin 29
A pioneer of aviation for Washington women and Native Americans, this Yakama woman was also a cowgirl, rodeo performer, drama coach, and community activist.
By Lynn E. Bragg
History Album 33
The Boerhave Sisters Orchestra, aka the Mystic Five.
The Cattle Battle 34
Dairy cows were essential to the success of Pacific Northwest homesteaders.
By Laurie Winn Carlson
Alexander Ross’s Koran 41
An unexpected find in a fur trader’s library.
By Edward W. Nolan
Columbia Reviews 44Notices/Additional Reading 46