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Porter, Frank W. "John Widgeon: Naturalist, Curator and Philosopher." Maryland Historical Magazine 79 (Winter 1984): 325-331.
Bedini, Silvio A. The Life of Benjamin Banneker: The First African-American Man of Science. Rev. ed. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1999.
Olson, Sherry H. Baltimore: The Building of an American City. Revised edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: The product of a geographer, this excellent history of Baltimore focuses on its physical growth as an urban center. Special emphasis is placed on how the city, and its inhabitants, handled the changes brought about by city growth.
Olson, Sherry H. Praising the Bridge that Brought them Over: One Hundred Years at Indian Head. Indian Head, MD: Naval Ordnance Station, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: The history of the military base, and its surrounding community, as told through photographs and excerpts with interviews from twenty-six individuals. A ten page time line charts events of importance among the Navy at Indian Head, in the town of Indian Head, and national and internationally.
Maryland Commission for Women. Maryland Women's History Resource Packet, 1988. Baltimore: The Commission, 1988.
Yewell, Therese C. Women of Achievement in Prince George's County History. Upper Marlboro, MD: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County Planning Board, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: This is a model of how to present biographical portraits. The biographies of these Prince George's County women are arranged in chronological order. Each chapter begins with an historical narrative that places the biographies in context.
Cerami, Charles A. Benjamin Banneker: Surveyor, Astronomer, Publisher, Patriot. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
Grimmette, Bill. "Benjamin Banneker: The Self-Evident Truth." Maryland Humanities, (Summer 2001): 13-16.
Whipple, Scott D. "Remains of a Slave Child Reinterred at Ceremony: Part of a RemarkableDiscovery at London Town." In Context, 11 (May 2003): [5].
Bridglall, Beatrice L., and Edmund W. Gordon. "The Nurturance of African American Scientific Talent." Journal of African American History, 89 (no. 4, 2004): 331-47.
Hayes, Dianne. "Coppin State and NASA Launch Project on the Slave Trade." Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 23 (November 2, 2006): 18.
Baker, Henry E. "Benjamin Banneker, the Negro Mathematician and Astronomer." Journal of Negro History, 3 (April 1918): 99-118.
Phillips, P. Lee. "The Negro, Benjamin Banneker: Astronomer and Mathematician, Please for Universal Peace." Rec. Col. Hist. Ass., 20 (1917): 114-29.