WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Maria

Overview
Works: 68 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 504 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Documentary television programs  Catalogs  Nonfiction television programs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Local history 
Roles: Author, Director
Classifications: E99.E7, 359.87
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Maria Brooks
 
Most widely held works by Maria Brooks
The reindeer queen : the story of Sinrock Mary( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As granddaughters of Sinrock Mary talk about her life the history of reindeer herding in Alaska by the Eskimos unfolds
The Odyssey of Captain Healy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 63 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
Shipping out : the story of America's seafaring women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring women holding jobs in United States commercial shipping and filmed on board merchant ships, looks also at the history of women and seafaring in America
Alaska women's oral history collection : catalogue with subject index by Anchorage Community College( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebuilding San Francisco, 1906-1910 : the workers' story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, thousands of tradespeople converged on the city to start one of the largest reconstruction efforts of all time
Pilebutts : working under the hammer( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploaration of the work done by piledrivers
Women of the Alaska territory : an oral history( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts by 20 women who were born or moved to Alaska before 1945 are visually recreated by archival photographs
Catalogue, Alaska Women's Oral History Collection with subject index by Maria Brooks( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastbourne : between the Downs & the sea by Frank Glyn-Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The men who sailed the liberty ships( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the activities and importance of the merchant marines who served aboard liberty ships in World War II
Shipping out : the story of America's seafaring women : a teacher's companion guide for viewing the documentary Shipping out by Thomas Coons( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alaska Women's Oral History Collection guide to oral tapes by Maria Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are the ILWU( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video describes the history of workers fighting for welfare, equal access to work and better working conditions in the Pacific West of the United States. It also presents the history, work and accomplishments of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union
Dorothy Lingo is interviewed by Maria Brooks on August 16, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska by Dorothy Troy Lingo( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dorothy Lingo is interviewed by Maria Brooks on August 16, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska. Journalist and daughter of John W. Troy (territorial governor and publisher of The Empire), Lingo describes her girlhood in Juneau, the town from 1913-1918, working for her father's newspaper, relationship with her father, marriage, social life and her role as governor's daughter, her move to Anchorage in 1935, the beginning of aviation in Alaska, and changes in life caused by WWII
Selma Smith is interviewed by Maria Brooks on July 16, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska by Selma Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Selma Smith is interviewed by Maria Brooks on July 16, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska. Smith came to Anchorage with her family in 1915. She describes working as a young woman in town; her education; teaching school on Unga Island with Ora Dee Clark; living accomodations for teachers; the townspeople and social customs; marriage; employment hardships for women; and work in women's clubs and service organizations in Anchorage
Elizabeth Baines is interviewed by Maria Brooks on February 4, 1982 in Sitka, Alaska by Elizabeth K Baines( Recording )

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

Elizabeth Baines is interviewed by Maria Brooks on February 4, 1982 in Sitka, Alaska. Born in Ketchikan, Baines discusses Tlingit customs, potlatch, childbirth attended by midwife, food and herb gathering, swamp tea, medicinal use of seaweed, preserving food, work in canneries during childhood, sharing amongst clan and family, working at Mt. Edgecumbe school, and coping with changes in the Native way of life
Thelma Peterson is interviewed by Maria Brooks on February 4, 1982 in Sitka, Alaska by Thelma Peterson( Recording )

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

Thelma Peterson is interviewed by Maria Brooks on February 4, 1982 in Sitka, Alaska. Peterson arrived in Juneau in 1934 as a saleswoman. She describes experiences during the Depression; work on a fishing boat in Southeast Alaska; WWII in Juneau and border restrictions to travel; mining of Canadian waters during war; and observations on women in the commercial fishing industry
The making of masterpieces by Edgar Mayhew Bacon( )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ruth Burnett is interviewed by Maria Brooks on August 6, 1982 in Fairbanks, Alaska by Ruth Ellen Duffy Burnett( Recording )

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

Ruth Burnett is interviewed by Maria Brooks on August 6, 1982 in Fairbanks, Alaska. A former mayor of Fairbanks, Burnett discusses her childhood on a ranch in Montana; her mother's influence on her attitudes; economic hardships after her father's death; her education; and marriage. She talks about her political activism in Fairbanks and running for City Council; and her election as mayor, concerns for the borough, and goals in her administration (such as equal hiring practices in the Police Dept.). She also discusses a plan for a women's coalition--a network of women's organizations to support individuals and policies to advance women in Alaska
 
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English (33)