COLUMBIA: Winter 2009–10 – Vol. 23, No. 4
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
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