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Beirne, Francis F. "The Four Merchants." In The Amiable Baltimoreans. New York, 1951; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
Fishman, Bernard P. "Back to East Baltimore. An Introduction to the New Jewish Heritage Center." Generations (Fall 1986): 10-11.
Fishman, Bernard P. "Making the Jewish Museum of Maryland." Generations (Fall 1998): 26-34.
Annotation / Notes: An involved discussion of the 1990s construction of the museum's new museum, complete with problems and foibles, written by the man who directed the project.
Hollowak, Thomas L. "Maryland Genealogy and Family History: A Bibliography, 1987-1989." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin 33 (Summer 1992): 484-530.
Jackl, W. E. "Station Number Eleven of the Enoch Pratt Free Library." Journal of Library History 7 (1972): 141-156.
Annotation / Notes: East Baltimore's Station Number Eleven, which began in two rooms in a settlement house was amazingly successful in servicing its Jewish immigrant population with very mere resources. This article includes some discussion in the early 20th century library controversy of whether or not libraries should collection non-English works. Also stressed is the role the public library played in the Americanization of the immigrant.
Kellman, Naomi. "From File Drawer to Heritage Center: A Brief History of the Jewish Historical Society." Generations (Fall 1986): 9.
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Annotation / Notes: Although it is very outdated, this directory should serve be the starting point for anyone attempting to locate oral history collections relevant to Maryland.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.
Key, Betty McKeever, comp. Maryland, Our Maryland: An Ethnic and Cultural Directory. Baltimore: Baltimore Council for International Visitors, 1975.
Nitzberg, Gertrude Singer. "The Music Library of the Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, Inc." Generations 3 (December 1982): 37-38.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of the development of an oral history program to capture Yiddish songs. The Society was also actively collecting old Jewish 78 rpm records and sheet music.
Polites, Angeline, comp., and ed. Maryland 350th Anniversary Speakers Guide and Directory. Annapolis: Maryland Commission on Ethnic Affairs, 1982.
Reichman, Felix. "German Printing in Maryland: A Check List, 1768-1950." Report of the Society for the History of Germans in Maryland 27 (1950): 9-70.
Saye, Hymen. The Papers of Harry Greenstein: Saga of a Humanitarian. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1976.
Scarpaci, Jean. The Ethnic Experience in Maryland: A Bibliography of Resources. Towson: Towson State University, [1978].
Shopes, Linda. "The Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project: Oral History and Community Involvement." Radical History Review 25 (October 1981): 27-44.
Falb, Susan Rosenfeld. "Matthias de Sousa: Colonial Maryland's Black, Jewish Assemblyman." Maryland Historical Magazine 73 (December 1978): 397-98.
Rhodes, Irwin S. "Early Legal Records of Jews of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania." American Jewish Archives 12 (1960): 96-108.
Rice, James D. "'This Province, so meanly and Thinly Inhabited': Labor, Race, and Penal Practices in Maryland, 1681-1837." Journal of the Early Republic, 19 (Spring 1999): 15-42.
Weaver, Glenn. "Benjamin Franklin and the Pennsylvania Germans." William and Mary Quarterly 14 (1957): 536-559.
Atwood, Liz. "Jews in Maryland." Maryland 25 (Summer 1993): 19-25.
Beirne, D. Randall. "German Immigration to Nineteenth-Century Baltimore." Maryland Humanities (September/October 1994): 15-17.
Bonvillain, Dorothy Guy. Cultural Pluralism and the Americanization of Immigrants: The Role of Public Schools and Ethnic Communities, Baltimore, 1890-1920. Ph.D. diss., American University, 1999.
Cahn, Louis F. "Baltimore Jews and Baltimore Horses." Generations 3 (June 1982): 23-30.
Carey, George. "A Sampler of Baltimore's Folk Culture." Johns Hopkins Magazine 27 (January 1976): 8-12.
Annotation / Notes: George Carey, former Maryland state folklorist, notes that folklore often has been understood as applying to rural and traditional ways of life, but he insists that the concept is equally relevant for the study of urban settings like Baltimore. The most obvious examples he finds in the city's ethnic neighborhoods, both European and African American, including Ukrainian-American Easter egg designs, window screens painted by Czech-Americans, and African-American A-rabing (street hawker) cries, songs, and storytelling.
Fee, Elizabeth, Linda Shopes, and Linda Zeidman, eds. The Baltimore Book: New Views of Local History. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: Essays on aspects of the social history of Baltimore provide case studies of social issues and neighborhood dynamics. Paired chapters first consider the lives of ordinary B&O Railroad workers involved in the railroad strike of 1877, then examine the powerful family of B&O magnate John Work Garrett. Chapters on work consider the area's mill villages, the garment industry, and union activity. Studies of neighborhoods address the history of Fells Point in terms of race and ethnicity and racial change in west Baltimore.
Feest, Christian F. "Ethnohistory, Moral History, and Colonial Maryland." Amerikastudien 28 (No. 4 1983): 429-433.