COLUMBIA: Winter 2008–09 – Vol. 22, No. 4
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 2008–09 – Vol. 22, No. 4
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
The Governor’s Mansion centennial.
By Gerry Alexander
When Papa Was a Delegate 6
Harry Espy heads to the 1912 Republican National Convention.
By Sydney Stevens
Ebenezer R. Roberts 15
A talented and dedicated gardener whose legacy lives on in three of Tacoma’s most beautiful public parks.
By Jenn Chushcoff
From the Collection 22
“An adventure into fairyland.”
Miners at Work 23
Jacob Elshin’s art for the people—at the Renton Post Office.
By Bernice L. Thomas
Grist for the Mill 27
The rise and fall of Washington’s flour milling industry.
By Norman Reed
Online Image Collections 31
McLoughlin’s Grand Jury 32
A miscarriage of justice on the fur trade frontier.
By Steve A. Anderson
Celilo Village 40
Beset by an inexorable wave of American “progress,” this ancient Indian community had to struggle to survive.
By Katrine Barber
Retrospective Reviews 44
The works of June Burn.
By Peter Donahue
Additional Reading 45
Columbia Reviews 46Correspondence 48