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Brooks, Maria

Overview
Works: 74 works in 103 publications in 1 language and 600 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Ethnographic films  Nonfiction films  Catalogs  Nonfiction television programs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Local history 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Production personnel, Author
Classifications: D773, 359.87
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 )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the activities and importance of the merchant marines who served aboard liberty ships in World War II
The reindeer queen the story of Sinrock Mary by Maria Brooks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 158 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 Odyssey of Captain Healy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 85 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
The Reindeer Queen: The True Story of Sinrock Mary( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 30 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
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
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

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 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts by 20 women who were born or moved to Alaska before 1945 are visually recreated by archival photographs
We are the ILWU( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 3 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
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

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

Eye on dance & the arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests discuss locating and transferring authentic African traditions from the village to the concert stage
Colette Berge, Michel Boudon, Maria Brooks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guests discuss locating and transferring authentic African traditions from the village to the concert stage
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

The making of masterpieces by Edgar Mayhew Bacon( )

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

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
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
 
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English (50)