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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 a reform contingent that included SCI. More...
  • May 13, 2014 The “Softer Side” of Seafarers Newspaper cuttings from SCI’s archives reveal the truth about seafarers of yesteryear. More...
  • March 17, 2014 New York’s “Sludge Boats” SCI’s Johnathan Thayer reveals how mariners help keep New York sludge free. He talks with veteran mariner George Ilse, who says eventually he got More...

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  • 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...
  • US Merchant Marine Oral History Project Launches November 12, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist A new initiative to capture the stories of the merchant marine via recorded interviews launches on the SCI Digital Archives website. More...
  • SCI’s Women’s Council October 19, 2012 by Mohan Hasan, High School Student History Intern More...