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Anderson, George M., S. J. "Growing Sugar Cane in Montgomery County: A Mid-Nineteenth-Century Experiment by James W. Anderson." Maryland Historical Magazine 79 (Summer 1984): 134-41.
Anderson, George M. "Growth, Civil War, and Change: The Montgomery County Agricultural Society, 1850-1876." Maryland Historical Magazine 86 (Winter 1991): 396-406.
Daniels, Christine. "'Getting his [or her] Livelyhood:' Free Workers in a Slave Anglo-America, 1675-1810." Agricultural History 71 (Spring 1997): 125-61.
Annotation / Notes: Compared to slaves and servants, free, white laborers, like Nathaniel Dunnahoe in Kent County, in 1716, have been overlooked. However, Daniels found evidence of both the work they did wheat threshing, shingle and plank making, providing firewood, washing, knitting, and midwifery, among other things and the wages they earned. "Free male and female laborers in the slave Chesapeake found work at tasks either unrelated or only indirectly related to the plantation staple." (p. 157). Economic niches, apparently, existed early on.
McCauley, Donald. The Limits of Change in the Tobacco South: An Economic and Social Analysis of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1840-1860. M.A. thesis, University of Maryland, 1973.
McCauley, Donald. "The Urban Impact on Agricultural Land Use: Farm Patterns in Prince George's County, Maryland 1860-1880." Law, Society, and Politics in Early Maryland. Edited by Aubrey C. Land, Lois Green Carr, and Edward C. Papenfuse, 228-47. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.
Wiser, Vivian. The Movement for Agricultural Improvement in Maryland, 1785-1865. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, 1963.
Bentley, Judith. Harriet Tubman. New York: Franklin Watts, 1990.
Bruns, Roger, and William Fraley. "Old Gunny': Abolitionist in a Slave City." Maryland Historical Magazine 68 (1973): 369-382.
Callum, Agnes Kane. "Corporal Philip Webster: A Civil War Soldier." Harford Historical Bulletin 35 (Winter 1988): 3-6.
Crowder, Ralph Leroy. John Edward Bruce and the Value of Knowing the Past: Politician, Journalist, and Self-Trained Historian of the African Diaspora, 1856-1924. Ph.D. diss., University of Kansas, 1994.
Dorsey, James. "Faithful Mammy and Family of J. A. Hunter." Harford Historical Bulletin 46 (Autumn 1990): 75-77.
Ferguson, Ann M. "Heritage of Another Riversdale Family." Riverdale Town Crier 26 (March 1997): 3.
Greene, Carroll, Jr. A Chronology of the Life of Benjamin Banneker. Son of Maryland, 1731-1806. Annapolis: Maryland Department of Economic and Community Development, Commission on Afro-American History and Culture, 1976.
Morgan, Julia Boublitz. "Son of a Slave." Johns Hopkins Magazine 32 (June 1981): 20-26.
Annotation / Notes: Kelly Miller (b. 1863).
Porter, Frank W. "John Widgeon: Naturalist, Curator and Philosopher." Maryland Historical Magazine 79 (Winter 1984): 325-331.
Preston, Dickson J. Young Frederick Douglass: The Maryland Years. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: There are a number of excellent biographies of Frederick Douglass including works by Eric Foner, William McFeeley and Benjamin Quarles. For the student of Maryland history, Preston's short but well-researched book focuses on the first twenty years of Douglass' life spent in Talbot County and Baltimore City. His experiences as a slave in Maryland shaped his subsequent career and thus are critical to understanding one of the greatest spokesmen for human rights.
Sundquist, Eric J., ed. Frederick Douglass: New Literary and Historical Essays. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Weisgal, Deborah. A Joyful Noise: Claiming the Songs of My Fathers. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1999.
Wentworth, Jean. "Not Without Honor: William Lloyd Garrison." Maryland Historical Magazine 62 (1967): 318-336.
Henson, Josiah. Uncle Tom's story of his life from 1789 to 1877 / Rev. Josiah Henson. Nashville, TN: Winston-Derek Pub., 1997.
Stilll, William. The underground railroad. New York: Arno Press, 1968.
Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the life of an American slave / Frederick Douglass. Boston : Anti-Slavery Office, 1845.
Douglass, Frederick. The life and times of Frederick Douglass : from 1817-1882. With an introduction by the Right Hon. John Bright. Edited by John Lobb. London : Christian Age Office, 1882.
Douglass, Frederick. My bondage and my freedom. With an introduction. By Dr. James M'Cune Smith. New York: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1855.
Plummer, Nellie Arnold. Out of the depths; or, The triumph of the cross. Hyattsville, MD: n.p., 1927.