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May, Huguette D., and Anthea Smith. Finding the Charm in Charm City: Affectionate Views of Baltimore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A modern photo documentary, using color Polaris Image Transfers of "charming spots" in Baltimore. These spots may not be considered so charming any place else in the world, but definitely display Baltimore's character. Through these image the authors show buildings, building details, and streetscapes. There is an accompanying text that gives a brief history of neighborhoods, buildings, and roads. A visual documentation of Baltimore in the 1990s.
Mayfield, Wayne. "Hutton, 'In the Shadow of a Boom Town'." Glades Star 7 (March 1995): 504-7.
Mellin, Jack. "Green Haven Advertising Brochures." Anne Arundel County History Notes 22 (January 1991): 9; (April 1991): 9-10.
Molter, Nelson J. An Illustrated History of Severna Park, Anne Arundel County, Maryland: The Annapolis Short Line & W.B.A. Railroads, with A Brief Mention of the Surrounding Communities. [Annapolis, MD]: [Whitmore Print. & Stationary Co.], 1969.
Murphy, Jeanne Payne. "The Letters of Lafayette Buckler from 1859 to 1884." Chronicles of St. Mary's 30 (March 1982): 421-32; (April 1982): 433-44; (May 1982): 445-54.
Annotation / Notes: Transcriptions of a series of 41 letters written by Lafayette to Victoria McGinley Buckler, his wife, as they traveled between their home in St. Mary's and Baltimore. Two letters are also included written by Victoria. The letters deal with the details of daily life and the relationship of this couple. A sizeable introduction proceeds the letters and places the letters in the context of place, time, and family.
Musey, Reuben L. It Happened in Washington County. Hagerstown, MD: Washington County Bicentennial Committee, 1976.
O'Malley, Catherine L. Odenton: The Town a Railroad Built. Annapolis and St. Michaels, MD: Published by the author, 1978.
Olson, Sherry H. Baltimore: The Building of an American City. Revised edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: The product of a geographer, this excellent history of Baltimore focuses on its physical growth as an urban center. Special emphasis is placed on how the city, and its inhabitants, handled the changes brought about by city growth.
Pearl, Susan G., Marina King, and Howard S. Berger. Historic Contexts in Prince George's County: Short Papers on Settlement Patterns, Transportation and Cultural History. Upper Marlboro, MD: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1991.
Randolph, B. S. "History of the Maryland Coal Region." Journal of the Alleghenies 29 (1993): 47-62.
Annotation / Notes: Originally published by the Maryland Geological Survey, in 1905, this work discusses the development of Allegany County's mining industry, including the unionization of the miners.
Russo, Jean B. "The Early Towns of Montgomery County, 1747-1831." Montgomery County Story 34 (May 1991): 153-64.
Annotation / Notes: Montgomery County towns developed slow and were crossroad communities that served the County's agricultural community. The early towns were scattered across the county. They were not focussed on the southern boundary line as was common during the late twentieth century. Rockville, the county seat, remained in the shadow of the more cosmopolitan Georgetown into the mid-19th century.
Sagle, Lawrence. "Beautiful Hills of Garrett." Glades Star 5 (September 1977): 37, 40-41.
Schatz, Stephen. "Glen Burnie and the Ritchie Highway Dilemma." Anne Arundel County History Notes 15 (October 1983): [3-4].
Scott, John F. R. "The Mystery of the Gray Goose or Whodunit in Glen Burnie?" Anne Arundel County History Notes 21 (July 1990): 6.
Sherman, Frederick Barreda. "The DeBarreda and DeBarril Families, The House at Drum Point, and the Phantom Railway that Never Was." Calvert Historian 1 (October 1984): 18-28.
Shomette, Donald. London Town: A Brief History. Londontown, MD: London Town Public House Commission, Inc., 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Londontown, located on the South River, was a very early example of successful town planning in Maryland. The community, however, did not have any long term success due to its economic base in the tobacco system.
Smart, Jeffery K. "Burning Bridges: The Events Leading Up to the Military Occupation of Harford County in 1861." Harford Historical Bulletin 72 (Spring 1997): 9-56.
Smart, Jeffery K. "From Plowshare to Sword: Historical Highlights of Gunpowder Neck and Edgewood Arsenal to the End of World War I." Harford Historical Bulletin 63 (Winter 1995): 3-49.
Smith, Bert. Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Arranged by theme and subject -- famous housing, boardwalk, on the beach, life saving. It presents a vivid picture of life at the shore as interpreted through postcards. Includes some illustration on spots on the way -- diners, bridges, etc. Information on the cards themselves is included and adds to the work's usefulness.