Spokane: Tornado Creek Publications, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to (7 x 10 inches). Pp. 352. Illustrated with over 500 photographs. Marbled endpapers. Bound in glossy, illustrated boards. The prospectus, a single sheet printed verso and recto, and including other publisher's titles, is laid-in. Gift inscription to Seattle arts patron Anne Gould Hauberg on the half-title, below which the authors have signed and dated, 2000. Fine. Item #4877
A thorough history of the "official city hostess" from 1912, which was the entry of an Indian maiden in traditional dress, in Spokane's Miss Washington and Miss America contests.