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Maryland Department of Agriculture. Animal Health Programs in Maryland, 1880-1986. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Department of Agriculture, 1990.
Pursell, Carroll W., Jr. "The Administration of Science in the Department of Agriculture, 1933-1940." Agricultural History 42 (1968): 231-240.
Annotation / Notes: Henry A. Wallace, Franklin Roosevelt's first Secretary of Agriculture, championed scientific research because he himself was scientist a hybrid corn breeder. Using emergency relief funds from the National Recovery Administration, Wallace, in 1934, transformed the small experiment station in Beltsville into a great national research center. The Bankhead-Jones Act then funded the basic research agenda.
Clark, Margaret. "Before Meade Village: The Charles Clark Farm." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (April 1995): 20.
Cunningham, Isabel Shipley. "Larkin Rodolphus Shipley: Northern Anne Arundel County Farmer-Part I." Anne Arundel County History Notes 29 (July 1998): 3-4, 14-15; "Part II-Crisis and Recovery." Anne Arundel County History Notes 30 (October 1998): 5-6, 11-12.
Cunningham, Isabel Shipley. "The Recollections of James W. Shipley: Growing Up on the I. L. Shipley Brothers Farm-Part I." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (April 1995): 3, 13-16; Part II, 26 (July 1995): 5, 10-13.
Pons, Josh. Country Life Diary: Three Years in the Life of a Horse Farm. Second edition, Lexington, KY: The Blood-Horse, Inc., 1999.
Sines, Taylor. "Walt Whitehair-Lifelong Cattle Dealer." Glades Star 9 (June 1999): 70-72.
Wennersten, Ruth Ellen, and John R. Wennersten. "From Negro Academy to Black Land Grant College: The Maryland Experience, 1886-1910." Agriculture and Human Values 9 (Winter 1992): 15-21.
Bataller, Neal. "Ednor and Norwood-Quiet Reminders of the Past." Legacy 19 (Fall 1999): 1, 5.
Benson, Robert Louis. "Notes on South County: Part IV: Additional Recollections of William H. Hall IV." Anne Arundel County History Notes 24 (April 1993): 9-10.
Coleman, Margaret M. "Roots for the New Neighborhood of Beau Monde Estates." Montgomery County Story 23 (November 1980): 1-11.
De Gast, Robert. Unreal Estate: The Eastern Shore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: Photo study of a variety of abandoned buildings -- agricultural structures and homes.
Dessaint, A. Y. Southern Maryland Yesterday and Today: Crab Pots and Sotweed Fields. Prince Frederick, MD: Calvert County Historical Society, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: Historic photographs and excerpts from 60 of the "best" works on Southern Maryland. Arranged predominately by theme, the chapters include working the land, working the water, life in the home, and life in the community. A ten page introduction gives a brief chronological history of the area.
Dombrowski, Esther. "The Homefront: Harford County During World War II, Part I." Harford Historical Bulletin 65 (Summer 1995): 107-52; "Part II."Harford Historical Bulletin 66 (Fall 1995): 155-204.
Dombrowski, Esther. Dundalk, Then & Now 1894-1980. Dundalk, MD: Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society, 1980.
King, Julia A. "Rural Life in Mid-19th Century St. Mary's County: The Susquehanna Farm at Cedar Point." Chronicle of St. Mary's 38 (Spring 1990): 289-300.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of the nineteenth century rural character of St. Mary's County as seen through life at Susquehanna Farm. Two worlds inhabited the farm. The world of the land owner and his family and the world of the slaves who worked the farm.
Mellin, Jack. "Gambrills Ephemera (Part III)." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (April 1995): 7, 16; Part IV, (July 1995): 7, 14.
Pogue, Dennis J. King's Reach and 17th-Century Plantation Life. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Historical and Cultural Publications, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of the archeological digs at King's Reach and what the findings tell of life at the time, focussing on what can be learned of the plantation's physical layout.
Stone, Mary C. "St. Mary's County Foodways Prior to 1941, and Particularly During the Depression Years of the 1930's." Chronicles of St. Marys 24 (August 1976): 173-83.
Sutton, Stanley B. Beyond the Roadgate: Kent County, 1900-1980. Privately published, 1983.
Annotation / Notes: This history of twentieth century Kent was compiled by a former Agricultural Extension Officer. Naturally enough, a great deal of emphasis is placed on the agricultural and rural heritage of the County. Pivotal 1980 leaders of the county supply commentary on their areas of expertise.