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Brooks, Maria

Works: 5 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 412 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Folklore 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Director, Producer, Author
Classifications: E99.E7, 359.87
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Maria Brooks
The reindeer queen : the story of Sinrock Mary( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using rare archival photographs, film footage and the shared memories of her granddaughters, this film tells the story of Sinrock Mary, who became the translator for Captain Mike Healy of the ship "Bear," which transported the first Siberian reindeer to Alaska. Through this relationship, Mary became the owner of the largest reindeer herd in the north and the wealthiest woman in the territory
The men who sailed the Liberty ships( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the activities and importance of the merchant marines who served aboard liberty ships in World War II
The Odyssey of Captain Healy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Healy, born a slave on a Georgia plantation, ran away to sea winding up on San Francisco's Barbary Coast. With the purchase of the Alaska Territory Healy's career took off. Passing as a white man on board the cutter Bear, he represented the U.S. government and its justice in the Artic. He charted and patrolled the treacherous waters of the Bering Sea, confronted the rum-runners and poachers and foresaw the extermination of marine animals caused by unrestrained harvesting. He contended with the devastation wreaked upon the Eskimos and was instrumental in bringing reindeer to the Arctic. Film includes extensive rare archival footage of arctic conditions and history
Oral history of pioneer women tape transcription by Maria Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribute to Archie Green : National Public Radio "Morning Edition", March 25, 2009( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Color and b & w slides over radio obituary originally aired on NPR's Morning Edition, March 25, 2009
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.25 for The men wh ... to 0.52 for Tribute to ...)

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