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Winterbotham, William. An Historical, Geographical, Commercial and Philosophical view of the America, and of the European settlements in America and the West-Indies. 1795; reprint, New York: Tiebout and O'Brien, 1796.
Annotation / Notes: An unusual contemporary view of the U.S. as an infant nation, especially of Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, the City of Washington. Discusses natural wonders, weather, plants, and makes recommendations to "European settlers".
Woodward, William. "The Thoroughbred Horse and Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine 17 (1922): 139-62.
Wirtz, Willem. Baltimore and Streetcars 1926. Baltimore: Baltimore Streetcar Museum, 1988.
Wiltbank, William White. "Colonel Thomas White, of Maryland." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 1 (no. 4, 1877): 420-38.
Winkler, Wayne. "Minton Somers House is in the Way of County Government and Must Come Down!" News and Notes from the Historical Society of Charles County, 93 (July 2001): [2].
Wadlington, Walter. "The Loving Case: Virginia's Anti-Miscegenation Statute in Historical Perspective." Virginia Law Review 52 (1966): 1189-1223.
Warner, William W. Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay. New York: Penguin Books, 1977.
Annotation / Notes: Must reading for anyone wishing to know the Chesapeake, its environment and water ways.
Warner, William W. Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs, and the Chesapeake Bay. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Naturalist writer Warner examines the Chesapeake Bay's blue crab-the "beautiful swimmer"--and the watermen whose distinctive economy and life-style have been based upon it. Warner uses the cycle of the seasons to trace the complex relationship between natural environment and human community, with attention both to the social patterns and economics of water-related societies. Traditional watermen communities of the Chesapeake Bay region receiving considerable attention are Deal Island, Smith Island, Kent Island, and Crisfield in Maryland, and Tangier Island in Virginia.
Wiser, Vivian. "Erie Locke: A Forgotten Superintendent of Agriculture." Agricultural History 41 (1967): 405-406.
Annotation / Notes: Erie Locke's only connection to Maryland was his birth in Rising Sun in 1823. Lincoln's Secretary of Interior appointed him superintendent of agriculture in the Patent Office, but only four months later, Locke joined the Union Army. His successor, Isaac Newton, was the first commissioner of the new Department of Agriculture. After the war, Locke and others developed the citrus industry in Pasadena, CA.
Wiser, Vivian. "Improving Maryland's Agriculture, 1840-1860." Maryland Historical Magazine 64 (1969): 105-132.
Wiser, Vivian. "Maryland in the Early Land-Grant College Movement." Agricultural History 36 (1962): 194-199.
Wiser, Vivian. The Movement for Agricultural Improvement in Maryland, 1785-1865. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, 1963.
Wiser, Vivan. "Maryland in the Early Land-Grant College Movement." Agricultural History, 36 (October 1962): 194-99.
Zielinski, Vince. "Camp Johnson - Ellicott Mills Union Army Camp - Where Are You?" The Legacy, 50 (Spring 2014): 5, 7.
Volk, Viki. "The Last Watermen." SlackWater, 4 (Spring 2004): 115-18.
Volk, Viki. "Portrait of a Lady." Maryland Life, 3 (July/August 2007): 30, 32.
Categories: Women
Zuck, Victor. "Innovation and Restoration of the 3/14 Mighty Wurlitzer for the Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown." Theatre Organ 36 (May 1994): 6-13.
Valentine, Vikki. "The Last Tobacco Farmer." Chesapeake Life, 9 (November/December 2003): 68-73, 106-7.
Categories: Agriculture
Valentine, Vikki. "Driving Force." Chesapeake Life, 10 (January/February 2004): 68-73.
Categories: Environment
Vaise, Vincent. "A Classic Beauty." MdHS News, (Fall 2013): 26-28.
Weldon, Ulysses. Lake Artemesia in Pictures. N.p.: The Author, 2016.
Uchida, Tsutomu. "F. Scott Fitzgerald's Service Records Rectify Some Discrepancies in His Biographies." Notes & Queries, 64 (March 2017): 159-61.
Troesken, Werner. "Patronage and Public-Sector Wages in 1896." Journal of Economic History, 59 (June 1999): 424-46.
Topham, Washington. "First Railroad into Washington and its Three Depots." Rec. Col. Hist. Soc., 27 (1925): 175-247.
Whall, Tony. Sister Mary Elizabeth Gintling: A Life for God. Berlin, MD: Salt Water Media, 2015.
Weiner, Tom. "A Better Betterton." Mid-Atlantic Country 11 (October 1990): 59-60.
Waldron, Tom. Pride of the Sea: Courage, Disaster, and a Fight for Survival. New York: Citadel Press, 2004.
Categories: Maritime
Wimbrow, Tom. "A Child's-Eye View of Main Street, Berlin, Maryland, Circa 1943-1953." Shoreline, 19 (January 2012): 8-12.
Wimbrow, Tom. "Making Ends Meet in Whaleyville: Providing Necessities in a Cash-Starved Economy." Shoreline, 21 (January 2015): 18-20.
Zimmerman, Tim. "The Wreck of the Levin J. Marvel." Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 31 (August 2001): 58-63, 104.
Categories: Maritime
Wright, Tim. "That Extra Little Lift." Air & Space Smithsonian, 22 (January 2007): 58-61.
Wlazlowski, Tiffany. "Harriet Tubman: Moses of her People." Maryland 28 (February 1996): 32-34.
Wlazlowski, Tiffany. "Putting on the Glitz." Maryland 28 (November/December 1996): 22-25.
Wlazlowski, Tiffany. "Chesapeake Bay Blues." Maryland, 28 (September/October 1996): 20-23.
Tidwell, William A. "Booth Crosses the Potomac: An Exercise in Historical Research." Civil War History 36 (December 1990): 325-33.
Tidwell, William A. "Charles County: Confederate Cauldron." Maryland Historical Magazine 91 (Spring 1996): 16-27.
Annotation / Notes: Although largely rural and poorly populated, Charles County played an important role during the Civil War. A very large number of its citizens were actively involved in Confederate activities to the point where Charles County could be seen as a Confederate underground. The most well known related event was John Wilkes Booth's escape attempt through the County.
Tidwell, William A. "April 15, 1865." Civil War History 42 (1996):220-239.
Thorton, Willis. "The Day They Burned the Capitol." American Heritage, 6 (December 1954): 49-53.
Thornton, Tim. "The Palatinate of Durham and the Maryland Charter." American Journal of Legal History, 45 (July 2001): 235-55.
Thompson, Vernon. "A Waterman's Calendar." SlackWater, 1 (Spring 1998): 32-39.
Categories: Maritime
Wortham, Thomas. "Did Emerson Blackball Frederick Douglass from Membership in the Town and Country Club?" New England Quarterly 65 (June 1992): 295-97.
Underwood, Thomas A. "Thomas Wolfe and H. L. Mencken." Menckeniana 106 (Summer 1988): 1-4.
Wikle, Thomas A. "Those Benevolent Boosters: Spatial Patterns of Kiwanis Membership in the United States." Journal of Cultural Geography 17 (1997): 1-19.
Tongue, Thomas. A History of Saint Peter's Chapel: Religious Activities in Lower Calvert County, Maryland, Prior to 1889, and the Next 100 Years. [Baltimore: The Author], 1989.
Wilson, Teresa. "Tobacco Barns: Bellwethers of Change." SlackWater, 5 (Spring 2006): 57-61.
Whalen, Terence. Edgar Allan Poe and the Masses: The Political Economy of Literature in Antebellum America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.
Teachout, Terry. The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken. New York: Harper Collins, 2002.
Teachout, Terry. "The Mencken Who Matters." Menckeniana, 168 (Winter 2003): 1-14.
Taylor, A. Vernon. Bonnie Blink Corn Husking Pennies. Baltimore: published by the author, 1984.
Categories: Agriculture
Taylor, Yuval. Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.