COLUMBIA: Winter 2005–06 – Vol. 19, No. 4
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
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