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Clemens, Paul G.E. The Atlantic Economy and Colonial Maryland's Eastern Shore: From Tobacco to Grain. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1980.
Daniels, Christine Marie. Alternative Workers in a Slave Economy, Kent County, Maryland, 1675-1810. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1990.
Earle, Swepson. The Chesapeake Bay Country. Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923.
Annotation / Notes: Divided into three regions -- southeastern Maryland, Upper Bay, and the Eastern Shore, this work includes a history for each, written by five noted authors, followed by a description of the counties in each, along with places of interest and the people of these places. The histories of the areas places special emphasis on major houses and genealogy of the owners. It is nicely illustrated with contemporary photographs, which nearly 80 years later serve as historic images. There are four pages of interesting photos of African Americans.
Wennersten, John R. Maryland's Eastern Shore: A Journey in Time and Place. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1992.
Annotation / Notes: Wennersten's goal is to make the reader understand the distinct society that is the eastern shore through discussion of the area's agricultural life, its race relations, and maritime society. Brief histories are given of some communities and mention made of some influential people.
Patrell, Dan. "Postcard [Worton Point]." Maryland Life, 2 (January/February 2006): 12.
Zajac, Mary K. "School Days." Chesapeake Life, 16 (April 2010): 44-47, 64-65.
Annotation / Notes: African American school museum in Kent County.
Maddox, Lucy. "'A Liberal Share of Public Patronage': Chestertown's Antebellum Black Businesses." Key to Old Kent, 5 (no. 1, 2011): 23-31.
Maddox, Lucy. "'A Local Question': Kent County Quakers, the Underground Railroad, and a Woman Named Harriet." Maryland Historical Magazine, 108 (Spring 2013): 4-27.
Austrian, Sheila West. "The Freedom Riders Come to Chestertown." Key to Old Kent, 7 (2013): 85-91.
McCall, Davy. "African-American Life in Kent County." Key to Old Kent, 7 (2013): 2-32.
Maddox, Lucy. "'A Liberal Share of Public Patronage': Chestertown's Antebellum Black Businesses." Key to Old Kent, 7 (2013): 76-84.
Shivers, George R. "A Long Road: The Desegregation of the Public Schools in Kent County, Maryland, 1955-1967." Key to Old Kent, 7 (2013): 33-75.
Leary, Bill. "Free Black Communities on Quaker Neck and Broad Neck in Georgetown." Key to Old Kent, 9 (2015): 27-61.
Leary, Bill. "Indentures of Free Black Children in Kent County." Key to Old Kent, 9 (2015): 62-90.
Sherbondy, Jeanette E. "Cork Town (Morgnec113.): A Free African American Village in Kent County." Key to Old Kent, 9 (2015): 91-113.
Shivers, George R. "Henry Highland Garnet: Minister, Abolitionist and Fighter for Justice." Key to Old Kent, 9 (2015): 8-26.