COLUMBIA: Winter 2005–06 – Vol. 19, No. 4 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Winter 2005–06 – Vol. 19, No. 4

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 2005–06 – Vol. 19, No. 4

To Our Members   2

History Commentary   3
Young Erskine Scott Wood’s summer visits with Chief Joseph.
By Robert H. Ruby

Figureheads of State   7
The foibles and failures of Washington’s territorial governors.
By Robert E. Ficken

History Album   16
Dear Santa....

Paul Robeson at Blaine   17
A music legend lifts his voice against injustice at the Peace Arch.
By Robert Keller

Images of Northwest Logging   23
Clarence Garner’s paintings portray the lumber industry in its glory days.
By Lynette Miller

From the Collection   27
A family portrait by Howard Chandler Christy.

John Ordway   28
“Orderly sergeant” of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
By Thomas D. Morgan

Northwest Nisei in Tokyo   31
What was it like for a Seattle-born soldier of Japanese descent to serve in Japan during the Allied occupation?
By David J. Jepsen

The Greatest Dude in Congress   36
James Hamilton Lewis’s short-lived career as a Washington politician.
By Eldon Barrett

The Kendall Katwalk   38
A 600-foot engineering marvel on the Pacific Crest Trail.
By Michael Egan

Correspondence/Additional Reading   43

Retrospective Reviews   44
The novels of Melvin Levy.
By Peter Donahue

Columbia Reviews   46

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