COLUMBIA: Winter 2006–07 – Vol. 20, No. 4 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Winter 2006–07 – Vol. 20, No. 4

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 2006–07 – Vol. 20, No. 4

Behind the Scenes   2

History Commentary   3
How about giving Sacagawea a much-deserved day off?
By Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs

Washington History Online   7
Digging into the Washington State Historical Society’s digital assets.

The Columbia through Time   8
To see the river as a whole, one cannot stop at the international boundary. 
By William D. Layman

History Album   16
A visit to the doctor’s office.

The Asianization of America  17
A new look at the “Pacific Basin Frontier.”
By Mary L. Hanneman

From the Collection   23
“The Nation’s Playgrounds”—views through a magic lantern.

Sun Dogs & Eagle Down   24
Bill Holm’s paintings mirror Indian culture in the Pacific Northwest.
By Steven C. Brown

There is a Land in the Far Off West   32
The Oregon Country, as seen from mid-19th-century Indiana.
By Michael Maben

Oregon or the Grave   38
Tracing the journey of the Peoria party.
By Randol B. Fletcher

Retrospective Reviews   44
The works of Margaret Thompson.
By Peter Donahue

Additional Reading   45

Columbia Reviews   46

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