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McDaniel, George W. "Voices from the Past: Black Builders and Their Buildings." In Three Centuries of Maryland Architecture, 79-90. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Historical Trust, 1982.
Breihan, Jack. "Necessary Visions: Community Planning in Wartime." Maryland Humanities (November 1998): 11-14.
Annotation / Notes: During World War II, as a result of the growth of the domestic immigration of industrial workers, two planned communities were developed in the Baltimore metropolitan area. The first of these was Baltimore County's Middle River, a community for whites, a project of the Martin aircraft plant. The second was Cherry Hill, a south Baltimore, black community. They were both garden suburbs focused on a central commercial center.
Broadneck Jaycees. Broadneck, Maryland's Historic Peninsula. Annapolis, MD: Fishergate Publishing Co., Inc., 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Broadneck is a former Anne Arundel County hundred, located between the Severn and the Magothy Rivers. This work, published for the American Bicentennial, consists of thirteen essays, written by community leaders and local scholars, on a variety of themes -- education, religion, etc. One essay is the work of former Maryland State Archivist, Morris L. Radoff. Included is a list showing the dates of the area's first families' first residences.
Dürr, William Theodore. The Conscience of A City: A History of the Citizen's Planning and Housing Association and Efforts to Improve Housing for the Poor in Baltimore, Maryland, 1937-1954. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1972.
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.
Greene, Carroll, Jr. "The Rebuff That Inspired a Town." Maryland 7 (Summer 1975): 49-52.
Annotation / Notes: Highland Beach.
Holcomb, Eric L. "Walbrook: The Suburbanization of Northwest Baltimore, 1850-1945." Maryland Humanities (Winter 1998): 2-3.
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.
Miller, Marcia, and Orlando Ridout V, eds. Architecture in Annapolis: A Field Guide. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical Trust Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: Detailed architectural histories of over 100 of Annapolis best documented structures. Some histories include historic images, interior photographs, and architectural drawings. Includes a twelve-page history of Annapolis's architecture.
Nast, Leonara Heilig, Laurence N. Krause, and R. C. Monk, eds. Baltimore. A Living Renaissance. Baltimore: Historic Baltimore Society, Inc., 1982.
Annotation / Notes: An eclectic mix of over eighty essays, authored by a broad spectrum of individuals, on topics that illustrate the renaissance that Baltimore experienced during the 1960s and 1970s. Organized under such broad topics as "Baltimore Builds","Social Perspective","The Arts", and "What Makes Baltimore Baltimore" the broad range of subjects covered include Baltimore night life, public housing, television and radio, football, aging services, and influential political and community figures. Includes a brief chronology of the City's redevelopment, 1937-1981.
Orser, Ed. Blockbusting in Baltimore: The Edmondson Village Story. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: In a ten year period, 1955-1965, the western community of Edmondson Village completely changed its population. As socially mobile blacks moved in, whites, feeling threatened and displaced, abandoned the community. Edmondson is the story of a phenomena that is quite common in many urban areas. The article includes some discussion of rowhouse development.
Orser, W. Edward. "The Marking of a Baltimore Rowhouse Community: The Edmondson Avenue Area, 1915-1945." Maryland Historical Magazine 80 (Fall 1985): 203-227.
Annotation / Notes: Edmondson Village developed as a late street car, early automobile, suburban community. It was originally a white middle income neighborhood. Its highly differentiated character made it very fragile and it was very open to change.
Ryon, Roderick N. Northwest Baltimore and Its Neighborhoods, 1870-1970 Before "Smart Growth". Baltimore: University of Baltimore Press, 2000.
Ryon, Roderick N. "Upton Historic District: A Walk Through Black History in Baltimore." Keeping Time: The Newsletter of the Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation 2 (Winter 1990): 1, 3-5.
Varner, Lynne K. "The Forgotten Town of Oriole." Maryland 23 (Summer 1991): 20-25.
Annotation / Notes: Oriole was once a prosperous Methodist black community whose inhabitants were farmers and watermen. The few remaining residents of Oriole are hoping to revitalize the community through the preservation of St. James Church, once a cornerstone of the community.
Faust, Page T. "Keeping History Alive at Sotterly Plantation." Chronicles of St. Mary's 46 (Winter 1998): 338-39.
Faust, Page T. "An Organizational Profile of the Historical Society of Carroll County." Carroll County History Journal 43 (Fall 1992): 7-8.
Webster, Donovan. "Traveling the Long Road to Freedom, One Step at a Time." Smithsonian 27 (1996): 48-50, 52, 54-56, 58, 60-61.
Klugh, Elgin L. African American Schoolhouses: Community, History, and Reclamation. Ph.D. diss., University of South Florida, 2004.