WorldCat Identities

Waterfront Soundings Productions

Overview
Works: 8 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 227 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary television programs 
Classifications: D773, 940.545973
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Most widely held works by Waterfront Soundings Productions
The Odyssey of Captain Healy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 86 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
The men who sailed the Liberty ships ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using archival footage, stills, and interviews with retired merchant marines, this film recounts their role of delivering supplies during World War II
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 story of Sinrock Mary by Maria Brooks ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 17 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
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 )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploaration of the work done by piledrivers
We are the ILWU ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 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
J. Porter Shaw Library at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.00 for J. Porter ... to 0.50 for The reinde ...)
Languages
English (16)