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Seafarers and the Thirteenth Amendment
The 1897 Supreme Court case Robertson v. Baldwin inspired a national movement to bring regulation of the merchant marine into the modern era, led by a reform contingent that included SCI. More...
  • May 13, 2014 The “Softer Side” of Seafarers Newspaper cuttings from SCI’s archives reveal the truth about seafarers of yesteryear. More...
  • March 17, 2014 New York’s “Sludge Boats” SCI’s Johnathan Thayer reveals how mariners help keep New York sludge free. He talks with veteran mariner George Ilse, who says eventually he got More...

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  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Three: 1943-1945 September 25, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • High School Students Explore Maritime History September 13, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • Labor Struggles on New York City’s Waterfront: A Visual History August 27, 2012 by Alexandra Dolan-Mescal, Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies More...
  • “Archival Theory and Religious Thought:” A Review of SAA 2012 August 16, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Two: 1942 August 2, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • SCI Digital Archives Launches New Site July 19, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during WWII, Part One: 1939-1941 July 6, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...