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An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute
Founded in 1834, SCI’s historic records detail the development of maritime commerce in the City of New York from early days. An online photographic timeline created with Prezi opens the vaults of SCI’s collection of photographs, exposing how an Institute of yesteryear evolved into North America’s largest mariners’ service agency. More...
  • January 30, 2015 An “Archival Intervention” Archivist Johnathan Thayer told 2015 American Historical Association conference attendees about the importance of SCI’s Oral History Project. More...
  • November 14, 2014 Living History at Sea: Recording Oral Histories on the SS John W. Brown SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer found a living testament to the proud history and tradition of American merchant mariners who sailed during World War More...

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  • Women and Children Coastwise Mariners of WWII July 31, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York July 3, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist, and Shira Bistricer, Archives Fellow More...
  • What’s In a Name? A Closer Look at the Seamen’s Church Institute May 15, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The American Merchant Mariners’ Memorial April 9, 2013 by Anne Hilker, MA Student, Parsons The New School for Design More...
  • Women in New York City’s Maritime History March 12, 2013 by Anna B. Baaske-Rodriguez, M.A. History, Monmouth University More...
  • A History of Maritime Ministry in the United States February 5, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • Digging Out from Superstorm Sandy January 14, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...