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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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  • 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...
  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Three: 1943-1945 September 25, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • High School Students Explore Maritime History September 13, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • Labor Struggles on New York City’s Waterfront: A Visual History August 27, 2012 by Alexandra Dolan-Mescal, Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies More...
  • “Archival Theory and Religious Thought:” A Review of SAA 2012 August 16, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Two: 1942 August 2, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...