These new purchases and donations represent historical fiction and non-fiction, ship model guides, and local history in the Library for your reading pleasure at home. Borrow a book for up to three weeks with your Museum Membership Card. A partial listing of books in our Lending Library is also found online.
Agitate! Educate! Organize! : American Labor Posters / Lincoln Cushing and Timothy W. Drescher. Published by ILR Press/Cornell University Press, 2009.
Fleeting opportunities : women shipyard workers in Portland and Vancouver during World War II and reconversion / Amy Kesselman. Published by State University of New York Press, 1990.
Wartime shipyard : a study in social disunity / Katherine Archibald ; with a new introduction by Eric Arnesen and Alex Lichtenstein. Published by University of Illinois Press, 2006.
The taste of war : World War II and the battle for food / Lizzie (Elizabeth M.) Collingham. Published by the Penguin Press, 2012.
General Mess Manual and Cookbook for Use on Board Vessels of the United States Navy / Prepared under the direction of the Paymaster General. Government Printing Office, 1904; UC Berkeley Press, 2012.
Ship’s cook and baker / Otto Krey. Published by Cornell Maritime Press, 1942.
Maps and Civilization Cartography in Culture and Society / Norman J.W. Thrower. Published by the University of Chicago Press, 2008, c1972.
Posted April 2013:
Carving Figureheads & Other Nautical Designs/ Alan & Gill Bridgewater. Published by Sterling Publishing Company, New York, 1995.
Giants : the Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass & Abraham Lincoln / John Stauffer. Published by Twelve, N.Y., 2008.
Negro Comrades of the Crown : African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. Before Emancipation / Gerald Horne. Published by New York University Press, 2012.
Freedom’s Soldiers : the Black Military Experience in the Civil War / edited by Ira Berlin, Joseph P. Reidy, Leslie S. Rowland. Published by Cambridge University Press, 1998.
A Gentleman of Color : the Life of James Forten / Julie Winch. Published by Oxford University Press, 2002.
Our Hawaii Jack London in Aloha-Land / Charmian Kittredge London. Published by Kegan Paul, 2002.
The Republic Afloat: Law, Honor and Citizenship in Maritime America / Matthew Taylor Rafferty. Published by The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
The Shipcarvers’ Art : Figureheads and Cigar-Store Indians in Nineteenth-Century America / Ralph Sessions. Published by Princeton University Press, 2005.
Strange Maps : an Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities / Frank Jacobs. Published by Viking Press