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Brooks, Maria

Overview
Works: 68 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 325 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Biography  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Local history  Personal narratives  Nonfiction television programs  Audiotape catalogs  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Director
Classifications: D773, 940.545973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Maria Brooks
 
Most widely held works by Maria Brooks
The men who sailed the Liberty ships( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the activities and importance of the merchant marines in World War II
The Reindeer Queen: The True Story of Sinrock Mary( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinrock Mary's life mirrors the turbulent times in the Arctic before the turn of the century during the Alaska Gold Rush. An Eskimo woman, she became the translator for captain 'Hell Roaring' Mike Healy of the ship Bear, a Revenue Cutter. With Captain Healy at the helm, the Bear transported the first Siberian reindeer to Alaska. Through twists of fate, Sinrock Mary (Antisarlook) became the owner of the largest reindeer herd in the north and the wealthiest woman in the territory
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

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
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

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
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

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

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
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

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
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
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
Tillie Reeve is interviewed by Maria Brooks on November 10 and 16, 1982 in Anchorage, Alaska by Tillie Reeve( Recording )

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

Tillie Reeve is interviewed by Maria Brooks on November 10 and 16, 1982 in Anchorage, Alaska. Reeve arrived in Valdez in 1934. She discusses her childhood in Wisconsin and the effect of the Depression on her early life; working in offices for low wages; moving to Valdez; town and social life; working for the Road Commission; marrying bush pilot Bob Reeve; moving to Anchorage at the beginning of WWII; the effect of war on civilian life in town; her election as National Republican Committee Woman in 1956; and her attitude about statehood
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
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
The Reindeer Queen by Maria Brooks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La vie de Sinrock Mary reflète l'époque troublée dans l'Arctique, en Alaska, à la fin du siècle, pendant la ruée vers l'or. Femme esquimau, elle est devenue le traducteur du capitaine "Hell Roaring" Mike Healy, du navire Bear. Avec le capitaine Healy à la barre, le Bear transporta les premiers rennes de Sibérie à l'Alaska. Par les caprices du sort, Sinrock Mary (Antisarlook) est devenue la propriétaire du plus grand troupeau de rennes du nord de la région et la femme la plus riche du territoire. Les Esquimaux l'ont nommée Queen Mary, mais nombreux chercheurs d'or ou vendeurs de rhum se sont alliés pour prendre le contrôle et possession de son troupeau. Reindeer Queen est le seul documentaire présentant cette célèbre femme Esquimau d'Alaska. De rares photographies d'archives, des films et le témoignage de ses petites-filles permettent de rappeler cette histoire remarquable et de la porter à la connaissance de tous
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
 
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