Anthony Mollica is a noted wooden boat expert and writer, as well as a trustee of the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, New York. The author of Gar Wood Boats: Classics of a Golden Era", Chris-Craft 1922-1972", The American Wooden Runabout", and Dodge Boats" lives in Dewitt, New York. Chris Smith is the grandson of Chris-Craft founder Christopher Columbus Smith. He resides in Holland, Michigan.
George Fischer , author and editor of this volume, taught sociology at Columbia University. His books include Soviet Opposition to Stalin, Science and Politics, and American Research on Soviet Society .