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Brooks, Maria

Overview
Works: 66 works in 76 publications in 1 language and 150 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Local history  Personal narratives  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Audiotape catalogs 
Roles: Author, Restager
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Most widely held works about Maria Brooks
 
Most widely held works by Maria Brooks
Shipping out : the story of America's seafaring women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 31 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

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

Working in collaboration with Pile Drivers Local Union Number 34 Brooks reveals the brawny but embracing nature of the craft's history and handiwork. Brooks weaves together yarns from LU 34 members, footage of actual piledriving jobs in progress, and historical clips
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
Eastbourne : between the Downs & the sea by Frank Glyn-Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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
Edith Bullock is interviewed by Maria Brooks on July 18 and 30, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska by Edith Rose Bullock( Recording )

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

Edith Bullock is interviewed by Maria Brooks on July 18 and 30, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska. This territorial legislator, businesswoman, and civic leader discusses her life in Nome and Kotzebue from 1939-1956; operating the B & R Tug and Barge Co.; working for B.I.A. in reindeer service; trapping marten; mining gold; representing the Arctic in the Territorial Senate and House of Representatives; the strain on Eskimo culture; and WWII in the Arctic
Vanny Davenport is interviewed by Maria Brooks on July 10, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska by Vanny Jones Courtney Davenport( Recording )

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

Vanny Davenport is interviewed by Maria Brooks on July 10, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska. Davenport, the daughter of Evan Jones the pioneer coal developer, describes childhood experiences in the mining camps of Jonesville and Eska, teaching school in Anchorage in 1929, working for the Northern Commercial Company in Takotna from 1933-1936, Anchorage during WWII, and changes in life caused by statehood
Ginny Hill Wood is interviewed by Maria Brooks on September 22, 1980 in Fairbanks, Alaska by Ginny Wood( Recording )

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

Ginny Hill Wood is interviewed by Maria Brooks on September 22, 1980 in Fairbanks, Alaska. A Fairbanks resident since 1947, Wood discusses her life as an aviator and founder-director of Camp Denali; her childhood and the effect of the Depression on her life's direction; learning to fly in college; joining the Women's Air Service Pilots; ferrying planes for the Air Force during WWII; women's flying record in the Air Force; ferrying a plane to Kotzebue with friend Celia Hunter; moving to Fairbanks and sharing a homestead; marrying; staking 80 acres adjacent to Mt. McKinley Park; opening Camp Denali; and attitudes toward women's roles in Alaska
Anna Twitchell is interviewed by Maria Brooks on May 15, 1981 in Palmer, Alaska by Anna Spein Kvamme Twitchell( Recording )

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

Anna Twitchell is interviewed by Maria Brooks on May 15, 1981 in Palmer, Alaska. Born in Crooked Creek in the Kuskokwim to Laplander reindeer herders, Twtichell discusses the family's migration from Norway to Alaska. The Lapps were recruited by the government to teach Eskimos the skills of reindeer herding. She discusses the Lapp way of life and women's roles in the Lapp community; solitary childbirth practices; tanning, skin sewing, and weaving; roles in the Lapp family not defined by gender; trapping and hunting; schooling in Napaimute; and relinquishing reindeer to the government in 1939
The making of masterpieces by Edgar Mayhew Bacon( )

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

Dorothy Collins is interviewed by Maria Brooks on August 31, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska by Dorothy B. Armstrong Collins( Recording )

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

Dorothy Collins is interviewed by Maria Brooks on August 31, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska. This Anchorage businesswoman discusses life as a young teacher in Holy Cross and Russian Mission; a freighter trip to St. Michael in 1930; the strained relationship between Whites and Natives; a whooping cough epidemic; her marriage to a game warden in McGrath; village life; and WWII in Anchorage
Lucy Cuddy is interviewed by Maria Brooks on June 17, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska by Lucy Hon Cuddy( Recording )

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

Lucy Cuddy is interviewed by Maria Brooks on June 17, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska. Cuddy describes her arraival in Valdez to teach school in 1917; and recalls old Valdez and its local personalities, Anchorage during WWII, being on the University of Alaska Board of Regents, and the changing role of women
Eugenie Williams is interviewed by Maria Brooks on February 4, 1982 in Sitka, Alaska by Eugenie L Williams( Recording )

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

Eugenie Williams is interviewed by Maria Brooks on February 4, 1982 in Sitka, Alaska. Williams discusses working for the board of missions of the Presbyterian church; arriving in Sitka in 1939 to work at Sheldon Jackson School as a relief worker; WWII in Sitka; work with B.I.A. Native Health Services in Southeast villages; Tlingit customs; and racial attitudes among Whites toward Natives
Millie Dodson is interviewed by Maria Brooks on October 28, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska by Mildred Dodson( Recording )

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

Millie Dodson is interviewed by Maria Brooks on October 28, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska. Dodson describes life on a fox farm in Kasilof in 1928; work roles for men and women of the farm; women maintaining the homesite; gathering, preparing, and canning food; Christmas on the farm; comraderie among farmers; her remarriage to a bush pilot servicing interior communities; the wife's role in the flying service; and changes in way of life caused by WWII
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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