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Daniel, W. Harrison. Jimmie Foxx: The Life and Times of a Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-1967. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1996.
Gorman, Bob. Double X: The Story of Jimmie Foxx--Baseball's Forgotten Slugger. New York: [Published by the author?], 1990.
Millikin, Mark R. Jimmie Foxx: The Pride of Sudlersville. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: The story of Babe Ruth's Baltimore background is well known. Fewer remember that Hall of Famer and Ruth rival, Jimmy Foxx, hailed from Maryland's Eastern Shore. A star with the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Red Sox, Foxx hit 58 home runs in 1932 and was that year's American League Most Valuable Player.
Jopp, Harold D. Rediscovery of the Eastern Shore: Delmarva Travelogues of the 1870s. Wye Mills, MD: Chesapeake College Press, 1986.
Annotation / Notes: Reprints of articles by four different authors which appeared in the leading nineteenth century publications of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Lippincott's Magazine, and Scribner's Monthly. The authors included noted illustrator Howard Pyle and Maryland writer George Townsend.
Sherwood, Jack. "'Bad Girl' of the Wye River." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 25 (December 1995): 40-43, 64-65.
Lewis, Brent. "Kent Islander Profiles: Wilbur R. Garrett Sr." Isle of Kent, (Spring 2006): 4-5.
Lewis, Brent. "Kent Island Profile: Wes & Bobby Thompson." Isle of Kent, (Winter 2013): 15-16.
Lewis, Brent. "Kent Island Profile: Clara Davidson." Isle of Kent, (Spring 2013): 11-12.
Lewis, Brent. Kent Island Profile: Jack Coursey. Isle of Kent, (Spring 2014): 14-16.
Frederick, Carole. "Growing Up on the Farm." Isle of Kent, (Fall 2015): 8-9.
Esgar, Lyndeth. Families of Queen Anne's County, Maryland, 1800-1850. Millsboro, DE: Colonial Roots, 2016.
Parker, James, comp. "Heritage of Kent Island: William Claiborne." Isle of Kent, (Summer 2018): [6-7].
Horvath, Ann Parry. "Kent Island Ancestors." Isle of Kent, (Winter 2020-2021): 5.