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McElvey, Kay Najiyyah. Early Black Dorchester, 1776-1870: A History of the Struggle of African-Americans in Dorchester County, Maryland, to be Free to Make Their Own Choices. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: The author examines selected events relating to Dorchester County's black population between 1776 and 1870 and their struggle to make their own political, economic, religious, and educational choices. The author also focuses on the enslaved and free leaders who led the fight for self-determination. The author hopes that her text will be used in high school classrooms as a local history of black Dorchester County.
Wennersten, John R., and Ruth Ellen Wennersten. "Separate and Unequal: The Evolution of a Black Land Grant College in Maryland, 1890-1930." Maryland Historical Magazine 72 (Spring 1977): 110-17.
Annotation / Notes: The authors examine how Princess Anne Academy on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland developed after 1890 as a state and federally supported land grant school. Like other land grant schools, Princess Anne Academy was neglected by state and federal agencies. This academy was an example of separate education provided for blacks which demonstrated how land grant schools were indeed separate ad unequal.
Wilson, Emily Wanda. The Public Education of Negroes on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. M.A. thesis, Howard University, 1948.
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.
Wingate, Phillip J. "History of the Elkton Academy." Bulletin of the Historical Society of Cecil County, 58 (Mary 1990): 1.
Person, Carl S. Revitalization of an Historically Black College: A Maryland Eastern Shore Case. Ph.D. diss., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1998.
Clifton-Fears, Nadine H. The Teaching Effectiveness Network Program: Its Evolution and Effect on Worcester County's Educational System. Ed.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1992.
Banks, Wanda Watkinson. Factors Contributing Toward New Teachers Leaving Education: A Descriptive Study of Wicomico and Worcester County Public Schools. Ed.D. diss., Wilmington College, 2005.
Banks, Wanda Watkinson. "Famous 19th Century Astronomer, Founder, and Teacher at Sudlersville School." Kent Shoreman, 9 (September 1974): 31ff.
Annotation / Notes: Simon Newcomb, 1835-1909.
Banks, Wanda Watkinson. "School Days." Isle of Kent, (Fall 1990): 204.
Annotation / Notes: Schools in Queen Anne's County.
Banks, Wanda Watkinson. "The Twentieth Century is History: Schools in Cecil County's Past." Cecil Historical Journal, 7 (Fall 2007): 7-10.
Zajac, Mary K. "School Days." Chesapeake Life, 16 (April 2010): 44-47, 64-65.
Annotation / Notes: African American school museum in Kent County.
Small, Clara L. "Chipman, Cottman and Chapman: Three C's of African-American Education on the Eastern Shore of Maryland." Shoreline, 18 (June 2011): 4-6.
Andes, Laurie. "Copybooks and Commonplace Books: Writing to Learn on the Eastern Shore." Shoreline, 18 (June 2011): 12-15.
Categories: Education, Eastern Shore
Ford, Noelle. "Painting Salisbury's Past: University Fence Frames Salisbury University's Story." Shoreline, 18 (June 2011): 20-21.
Marhoefer, Barbara. "Far From Home: Four Tyaskin Children Attend Maryland School for the Deaf in Frederick." Shoreline, 18 (June 2011): 28-31.
Marhoefer, Barbara. "Princess Anne Academy." Shoreline, 23 (January 2017): 14-15.