COLUMBIA: Fall 1997 – Vol. 11, No. 3
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Fall 1997 – Vol. 11, No. 3
From the Editor 2
History Commentary 3
A Grand Coulee reminiscence.
By Norman W. Goll
Resisting “Informal” Manifest Destiny 6
Canada’s need to defend its sovereignty against American territorial expansion was never so strong as during the gold rush years.
By Gerald Woods
History Album 13
What ever happened to Ainsworth?
The Aqua Theater 14
A star-crossed “white elephant” on Green Lake.
By Sidney Berland
The Education of an Empire Builder 18
Trade and dominion marched hand in hand in the world of John Jacob Astor.
By James P. Ronda
Raiders from the North 24
Northern Indians terrorized Puget Sound shore dwellers, Indians and white settlers alike, from Bellingham Bay to Olympia.
By Mike Vouri
From the Collection 36
The Arthur A. Denny papers.
Albert Rosellini 37
Washington’s fourteenth chief executive ushered in a new era in state government.
By Payton Smith
Columbia Reviews 44
Notices/Additional Reading 46