The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, Inc.

An academic publication providing coverage and analysis of history. It contains a wide variety of articles and book reviews relevant to purposes of the Early American Industries Association.

Articles from No. 165, March/April

A Remembrance of Mark Rees
The reaction of one American after meeting Jane and Mark Rees was, "I wish I'd been able to know them sooner," and probably all of us who have known them feel the same way. Almost always together, they worked closely miri many areas, beginning with their...
Candidates Compete for Four Board Vacancies
As reported in last issue, five candidates have been nominated for four vacancies for the Board of Directors for the 2002-2005 terms. It is helpful to members of the EAIA to have a background statement from each person who is a candidate for election...
Great Items Sold in Private Sales
TOOL AUCTION NEWS The weather in San Diego seems to be always beautiful for the PAST tool show, and this year was no exception. The January 24-26 meeting was held in the Four Points Sheraton Hotel adjacent to Montgomery Field for light aircraft. When...
Hands-On Practice Key Aspect of EAIA-Eastfield Summer Trades & Their Tools Sampler Workshops
The third annual EAIA-Eastfield Summer Camp will be held July 29-August 2, 2002, at Eastfield Village, East Nassau, New York, about twenty miles east of Albany. As in the past, the principal activity of the camp will be day-- long workshops with an experienced...
Mark Rees: A Personal Appreciation from the TATHS Editor
Mark Rees, a past chairman and editor of TATHS and husband of our present chairman, died on 1 December 2001. This is not an official obituary but a personal appreciation of someone who I greatly admired. He was much the same age as me (he was born 1939,...
Recruitment Efforts under Way
EAIA is in pretty good condition ... all things considered. We have a pretty stable membership base. Our treasury is in good shape, especially when compared to current global economic conditions. Interest in tool collecting and tool-related research...
Short Subjects
Renew for 2002 If you have not already renewed your membership for 2002, please do as soon as possible. We are going to get the Directory out earlier this year, so to be included you must renew by April 24. Advertise in the Directory All EAIA members...
Summer Holds Many Opportunities
The summer I was nineteen I was invited at short notice to go on the transatlantic race from Newport, Rhode Island to Plymouth, England, aboard a forty-- six-foot sailboat. As I scurried around trying to get together the appropriate gear and say good-bye...
Tool Collecting as an Investment
Having worked as a portfolio manager on the General Electric pension fund for the last eighteen years, and having worked in investments most of my life, I find that the habit of thinking that goes with investing also spills over into other aspects of...