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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.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. Henrietta Szold: Baltimorean. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1976.
Sollins, Helen Burman. "Eleanor Septima Cohen." Generations 5 (June 1984): 19-27.
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.
Fee, Elizabeth, Linda Shopes, and Linda Zeidman, eds. The Baltimore Book: New Views of Local History. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: Eleven essays documenting the working class history of Baltimore, stretching across many of Baltimore's neighborhoods -- from Federal Hill to Hampden, Edmondson Village to Dundalk. This work grew out of a "People's History Tour of Baltimore." Each chapter includes a map of relevant sites. There are fifteen interviews. It is well illustrated and includes an excellent bibliography.
Nast, Leonara Heilig, Laurence N. Krause, and R. C. Monk, eds. Baltimore. A Living Renaissance. Baltimore: Historic Baltimore Society, Inc., 1982.
Annotation / Notes: An eclectic mix of over eighty essays, authored by a broad spectrum of individuals, on topics that illustrate the renaissance that Baltimore experienced during the 1960s and 1970s. Organized under such broad topics as "Baltimore Builds","Social Perspective","The Arts", and "What Makes Baltimore Baltimore" the broad range of subjects covered include Baltimore night life, public housing, television and radio, football, aging services, and influential political and community figures. Includes a brief chronology of the City's redevelopment, 1937-1981.
Sween, Jane C. "An Englishwoman Visits Montgomery County in 1830." Montgomery County Story 40 (August 1997): 441-52.
Cameron, Mark. "Monuments of Urbanity: The Development of Baltimore's Residential Squares." Maryland Humanities (Winter 1998): 5.
Dominguez, Susan. "Snapshots of Twentieth-Century Writers Mary Antin, Zora Neale Hurston, Zitkala-Sa, and Anzia Yezierska." Centennial Review 41 (Fall 1997): 547-52.
Beirne, Francis F. "The Four Merchants." In The Amiable Baltimoreans. New York, 1951; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
Key, Betty McKeever, comp. Oral History in Maryland: A Directory. Edited by Larry E. Sullivan. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1981.
Annotation / Notes: Although it is very outdated, this directory should serve be the starting point for anyone attempting to locate oral history collections relevant to Maryland. Collections surveyed were not only in institutional hands (schools, libraries, and historical agencies) but also belonged to governmental agencies and private individuals. Included are DC and PA collections of potential interest.
Kessler, Barry. Daughter of Zion: Henrietta Szold & American Jewish Womanhood. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1995.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. "Henrietta Szold and the Woman's Literary Club of Baltimore." Generations (Fall 1996): 14-15.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. "Henrietta Szold in Church Stained Glass." Generations (Fall 1996): 16.
Porges, Ida. "Remembering My Mother: Portrait of a Rebbetzin." American Jewish History 83 (1995): 331-36.
Requardt, Cynthia H., ed. "The Origins of Jewish Women's Social Service Work in Baltimore." Generations 5 (June 1984): 28-64.
Shargel, Baila R. Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1997.
Sherman, Colonel Philip. "The Engaging Mrs. E." Generations 5 (June 1984): 3-17.
Annotation / Notes: Mrs. Shinah Solomon Etting.
Wolf, Samuel. "Bessie Meets Boris Thomashefsky in Baltimore." Generations (Summer 1991): 4-8.
Zehren, Maria A. 'The Dangling Scissors': Marriage, Family and Work among Italian Women in the Clothing Industry in Baltimore, 1890-1920. Ph.D. diss., Georgetown University, 1998.
Bernhard, Virginia, Betty Brandon, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, and Theda Perdue, ed. Southern Women: Histories and Identities. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1993.
Jensen, Joan M. "'You May Depend She Does Not Eat Much Idle Bread': Mid-Atlantic Farm Women and Their Historians." Agricultural History 61 (1987): 29-46.
Kaufman, Clemintine Lazaron. "A Rabbi's Daughter Remembers." Generations (Fall 1999): 1-5.
Lavender, Abraham D. "Jewish College Women: Future Leaders of the Jewish Community?" Journal of Ethnic Studies 5 (1977): 81-90.
Lavender, Abraham D. "Studies of Jewish College Students: a Review and a Replication." Jewish Social Studies 39 (1977): 37-52.