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COLUMBIA: Fall 1997 – Vol. 11, No. 3

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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

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