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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 II. More...
  • September 8, 2014 The Sinking of the SS Marine Electric Retired mariner Gene Kelly shares his harrowing story of surviving the sinking of one of maritime history’s most notorious ships. More...
  • July 29, 2014 Seafarers and the Thirteenth Amendment The 1897 Supreme Court case Robertson v. Baldwin inspired a national movement to bring regulation of the merchant marine into the modern era, led by More...

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  • 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...
  • SCI Archives Featured in Latest Issue of The American Archivist December 5, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The Joseph Conrad Memorial Library November 30, 2012 by Tasnim Ahmed, High School Student History Intern More...