Library News 2014

Read about the History of Ships in our collections including books on sail, merchant and navy ships.

Read about the new exhibit of Fellows & Stewart, Inc., a local boatbuilding firm for over 70 years.

View biographical notes from collections at the Museum.

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Rusty Fellows, 1905-1962

Rusty Fellows, 1905-1962

April 30th, 2014

Richard Joseph Fellows, (Joe Fellows, Jr.)
Known as “Rusty”, Richard Fellows learned to sail and build boats as a boy. He graduated from the University of Michigan’s School of Engineering in 1929 as [...]

Joe Fellows, 1865-1942

Joe Fellows, 1865-1942

April 30th, 2014

 
Joseph “Joe” Fellows, Sr. was born in Barth, England in 1865. He and his family immigrated to the Midwest of the United States, and in the 1890s he learned the craft of boat building on large[...]

Fellows & Stewart, Inc., 1899-1967

Fellows & Stewart, Inc., 1899-1967

April 30th, 2014

 
The Fellows & Stewart shipyard operated in Los Angeles Harbor for over 70 years. From its founding in 1896 until its closure in 1967, the company designed, built, and repaired yachts, (both sa[...]

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the new books for February, March or June, 2014.

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New in the Library! June 2014

New in the Library! June 2014

June 27th, 2014

The Alabama, British Neutrality, and the American Civil War / Frank J. Merli ; edited by David M. Fahey. Published by Indiana University Press, 2004.
Drake : for God, queen, and plunder / Wade G. Du[...]

New in the Library! February 2014

New in the Library! February 2014

February 18th, 2014

New Books increase the Library’s collections on the 19th history of slave ships and the 20th century history of African Americans in the military:

Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy: From American S[...]

New in the Library, March 2014.

New in the Library, March 2014.

January 17th, 2014

 
 
 
Nearly two centuries of history and biography are the subjects of new books in the Library. More details about these books can be seen in our online catalog at LibraryThing.com[...]

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