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Pittman, LaVern. "Walnut Level: A Model Farm in Allegany County." Journal of the Alleghenies 30 (1994): 3-12.
Ware, Donna M. Green Glades & Sooty Gob Piles: The Maryland Coal Region's Industrial and Architectural Past. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical and Cultural Publications, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: Some 6,000 bridges, iron furnaces, log schoolhouses, company offices and stores, miner's houses, mill buildings, banks, churches, mansions, inns, resort cottages, and other structures associated with the extractive, manufacturing, and transportation industries of Garrett and western Allegany counties are surveyed and described here, with photographs, and contributions by Orlando Ridout, V, Geoffey B. Henry, and Mark R. Edwards. The largest project to date conducted by the Maryland Historical Trust is essential to an understanding of the unique remains of Maryland's historic resort area and coal and iron district.
Allen, Irvin G. Historic Oldtown Maryland. Parsons, WV: McClain Printing Company, 1983.
Bross-Fregonara, Nanci. "Allegany County." Mid-Atlantic Country 12 (January 1991): WM11, WM15-16.
Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
Buckley, Geoffrey L. "Converting Minerals into Merchandise: Landownership and Environmental Alteration in the George's Creek Valley of Western Maryland, 1789-1842." Historical Geography 26 (1998): 151-75.
Crawford, Joan B. "A Heritage Preserved: The Creative Traditions of Western Maryland." Maryland 25 (Summer 1993): 38-44.
Fair, Patricia Stover, comp. Everyname Index to History of Allegany County Maryland. Oklahoma City, OK: Fair Printing Co., 1991.
Feldstein, Albert L. Downtown Cumberland. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1988.
Feldstein, Albert. Feldstein's All New Historic Postcard Album of Allegany County, Maryland. Volume II. Cumberland, MD: Commercial Press Printing Co., 1987.
Feldstein, Albert L. Feldstein's Historic Allegany County: A Video Postcard Extravaganza. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: Videotape.
Feldstein, Albert L. Feldstein's Historic Banner Front Pages of the Cumberland Daily News, Cumberland News, and Cumberland Evening Times Vol. I: The Twentieth Century. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1986.
Feldstein, Albert L. Feldstein's Historic Newspapers of Allegany County Vol. II-The 19th and 20th C. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1987.
Feldstein, Albert. Feldstein's Historic Postcard Album of Allegany County, Maryland. Cumberland: MD: Commercial Press Printing Co., 1983.
Feldstein, Albert L. Feldstein's Illustrated Tour Guide to Historic Sites in Allegany County. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1990.
Feldstein, Albert L., ed. Feldstein's Revised I Remember Downtown Cumberland, 1950-1980. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1994.
Feldstein, Albert L., comp. Feldstein's Top Historic Postcard Views of Allegany County, Maryland. Allegany County, MD: Commercial Press Printing Co., 1997.
Frostburg Bicentennial Committee. Frostburg Salutes the Bicentennial. Frostburg, MD: Citizen Office Equipment Co., 1976.
Gude, Gilbert. Where the Potomac Begins: A History of the North Branch Valley. Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks, Press, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: A history of the coal communities of Kemptown, MD, and Elk Garden, WV. Nicely illustrated, including 1939 Farm Security Administration photos, by John Vachon, of the Kemptwon miners and their families.
Hattery, Thomas H., ed. Western Maryland : A Profile. Foreword by Charles McC. Mathias Jr. Mt. Airy, MD: Lomond Books, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: This work describes the Counties which make up Maryland's Sixth Congressional District. The chapters are written by individuals involved in current affairs. The focus is on politics, government, and the economic nature of the counties. There is a great deal of statistical information. Chapter VIII includes brief essays on the future of Western Maryland by notable Maryland Officials, such as Governor Hughes, the heads of various state agencies, and people of note in the counties.
Lancaster, Harold. "The Burning of the Historic Clarysville Inn." Journal of the Alleghenies 35 (1999): 4-6.
Levy, Ruth Bear. A Wee Bit of Scotland: Growing up in Lonaconing, Maryland at the Turn of the Century. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1983.
McWilliams, Rita. "Great Elevations." Mid-Atlantic Country 13 (January 1992): 54-58, 63.
Annotation / Notes: A tourism piece, but one which offers good basic information on a number of western Maryland's geological landmarks -- Crystal Grottoes Caverns, Sideling Hill Road Cut, and The Devil's Racecourse.
Mash, John. The Land of the Living. Cumberland, MD: Commercial Press, 1996.