COLUMBIA: Winter 2009–10 – Vol. 23, No. 4 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Winter 2009–10 – Vol. 23, No. 4

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 2009–10 – Vol. 23, No. 4

History Commentary 2
The cultural and historical significance of the Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition.
By Michael Herschensohn

Sweethearts of Jazz   6
The path-breaking women of Seattle’s early black musicians’ unions.
By David Keller

From the Collection   13
“Keep the Sky Clear....”

Seattle Apartment Kitchens   14
By the early decades of the 20th century apartment buildings could offer the labor-saving appliances many women longed for.
By Jacqueline B. Williams & Diana James

Yvonne Twining Humber   19
A uniquely talented Washington painter whose work has fallen into obscurity.
By David F. Martin

Image Collections Online   26
Washington icons.

The Sage of Yelm   27
Joseph Conine helps Thurston County onto the Populist bandwagon.
By Edward Bergh Jr.

The War League   33
Asahel Curtis’s unconventional solution for ending large-scale armed conflict.
By William W. Wilson

Retrospective Reviews   36
The novels of Allis McKay.
By Peter Donahue

Additional Reading   37

Columbia Reviews   38

History Album   40

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