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Daniels, Christine. "'Getting his [or her] Livelyhood:' Free Workers in a Slave Anglo-America, 1675-1810." Agricultural History 71 (Spring 1997): 125-61.
Annotation / Notes: Compared to slaves and servants, free, white laborers, like Nathaniel Dunnahoe in Kent County, in 1716, have been overlooked. However, Daniels found evidence of both the work they did wheat threshing, shingle and plank making, providing firewood, washing, knitting, and midwifery, among other things and the wages they earned. "Free male and female laborers in the slave Chesapeake found work at tasks either unrelated or only indirectly related to the plantation staple." (p. 157). Economic niches, apparently, existed early on.
Dash, Joan. Summoned to Jerusalem: The Life of Henrietta Szold. New York: Harper and Row, 1979.
Annotation / Notes: Henrietta Szold (1860-1945) was a social activist whose career began in Baltimore with the founding of a center and night school for recent immigrants from Russia similar to the settlement houses pioneered by Jane Addams. She later founded Hadassah, the Jewish women's organization, and became a leader in the Zionist movement.
Gross, Dorothea A. Recollections of My Immigrant Grandmother: Events of the Early 1900s. New York: Carlton Press, 1988.
Hom-Kim, Lillian Lee. "Fang H. Der, An Oral History from Baltimore, Maryland." Chinese America: History and Perspectives (1988): 190-98.
Hom-Kim, Lillian Lee. "Jack Edelman, A Remembrance." Generations 5 (April 1985): 21-34.
Hom-Kim, Lillian Lee. "Jack L. Levin, Champion of Causes." Generations 5 (April 1985): 3-20.
Kellman, Naomi. "Dr. Samson Benderly." Generations 4 (December 1983): 25-31.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. "Aaron Aaronsohn; Pioneer Scientist, Spy and Friend of Henrietta Szold." Hadassah Magazine (March 1977): 16-17, 38-42.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. Henrietta Szold: Baltimorean. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1976.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. "Israel Zangwill Visits Baltimore." Generations (Fall 1993): 8.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. "A Memorial for Two Wealthy Baltimoreans." Generations (Summer 1991): 9.
Levin, Jack L. Sidney Hollander: Beloved Warrior. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1976.
McClain, William H. "William Kurrelmeyer: German-American 1874-1957." Report of the Society for the History of the Germans in Maryland 37 (1978): 8-18.
Annotation / Notes: Biographical sketch of German professor at Johns Hopkins University.
Moser, Liz Kohn. "Growing Up in Two Families: My Two Families: Home and Hochschild, Kohn & Co." Generations (Fall 1998): 8-11.
Olschansky, Al. "Baltimore City in its Heyday: As I Knew it in the 1930s when I was Growing Up." Generations 8 (Spring 1988): 10-12.
Rosenswaike, Ira. "Simon M. Levy: West Point Graduate." American Jewish Historical Quarterly 61 (1971): 69-73.
Sollins, Helen Burman. "Eleanor Septima Cohen." Generations 5 (June 1984): 19-27.
Sollins, Helen Burman. Solomon Nunes Carvalho: Painter, Photographer and Prophet in Nineteenth Century America. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1989.
Ballard, Barbara Jean. Nineteenth-Century Theories of Race, the Concept of Correspondences, and the Images of Blacks in the Anti-slavery Writings of Douglass, Stow, and Browne. Ph.D. diss., Yale University, 1992.
Craven, Wesley Frank. White, Red, and Black: The Seventeenth-Century Virginian. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1971.
Annotation / Notes: Remains the standard multi-cultural work for the 17th century.
Yentsch, Anne. "Hot, Nourishing, and Culturally Potent: The Transfer of West African Cooking Traditions to the Chesapeake." Sage 9 (Summer 1995): 15-29.
McGrain, John. "German-Influenced Architecture." History Trails 30 (Autumn-Winter 1995-1996): 6-8.
Beirne, Francis F. The Amiable Baltimoreans. New York, 1951; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: A social history of Baltimore City told through thematic chapters. Chapter topics are varied and include a wide range of subjects: i.e. monuments, food, sports, Hopkins Hospital, newspapers, and politics.
Dürr, W. Theodore. "People of the Peninsula." Maryland Historical Magazine 77 (Spring 1982): 27-53.
Annotation / Notes: Dürr presents a hundred year history (1880-1980) of four distinct south Baltimore neighborhoods -- South Baltimore (including Federal Hill), Locust Point, Riverside, and Sharp-Leadenhall. Although distinct neighborhoods they functioned as a cohesive region.