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"Garrett County Potato Co-op." Glades Star 6 (December 1990): 470-77.
Ware, Donna M. Green Glades & Sooty Gob Piles: The Maryland Coal Region's Industrial and Architectural Past. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical and Cultural Publications, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: Some 6,000 bridges, iron furnaces, log schoolhouses, company offices and stores, miner's houses, mill buildings, banks, churches, mansions, inns, resort cottages, and other structures associated with the extractive, manufacturing, and transportation industries of Garrett and western Allegany counties are surveyed and described here, with photographs, and contributions by Orlando Ridout, V, Geoffey B. Henry, and Mark R. Edwards. The largest project to date conducted by the Maryland Historical Trust is essential to an understanding of the unique remains of Maryland's historic resort area and coal and iron district.
Armstrong, Kimberly. "Vindex: A Maryland Ghost Town." Journal of the Alleghenies 31 (1995): 119-24.
Calderwood, Paul T. "The Keyser Ridge Creamery." Glades Star 5 (September 1977): 33-35.
Calderwood, Paul T. "Davis, Maryland-Again." Glades Star 8 (March 1998): 345-46.
Calderwood, Paul T. "Early Industry in Steyer." Glades Star 8 (March 1998): 341-42.
Gude, Gilbert. Where the Potomac Begins: A History of the North Branch Valley. Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks, Press, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: A history of the coal communities of Kemptown, MD, and Elk Garden, WV. Nicely illustrated, including 1939 Farm Security Administration photos, by John Vachon, of the Kemptwon miners and their families.
Hattery, Thomas H., ed. Western Maryland : A Profile. Foreword by Charles McC. Mathias Jr. Mt. Airy, MD: Lomond Books, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: This work describes the Counties which make up Maryland's Sixth Congressional District. The chapters are written by individuals involved in current affairs. The focus is on politics, government, and the economic nature of the counties. There is a great deal of statistical information. Chapter VIII includes brief essays on the future of Western Maryland by notable Maryland Officials, such as Governor Hughes, the heads of various state agencies, and people of note in the counties.
Love, Mary I. The Family Hardware Store: Mirror of a Community. Oakland, MD: A. B. Naylor, Jr., 1984.
Mayfield, Wayne. "Hutton, 'In the Shadow of a Boom Town'." Glades Star 7 (March 1995): 504-7.
Mayfield, Wayne. "A New Century - 100 Years Ago." Glades Star 9 (December 1999): 149, 160.
Ware, Donna M. Green Glades & Sooty Gob Piles: The Maryland Coal Region's Industrial and Architectural Past. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical and Cultural Publications, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: The results of an architectural survey, it presents a useful overview of the coal region. Included is the history of settlement, the history of the industry, and an architectural history. The list of historic resources would be of use to anyone interested in the region.
Buckley, Geoffrey L. "The Environmental Transformation of an Appalachian Valley, 1850-1906." Geographical Review 88 (April 1998): 175-98.
Buckley, Geoffrey Littlefield. Tapping the Big Vein: Coal Mining and Environmental Alterations in Maryland's Appalachian Region, 1789-1906. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, College Park, 1997.
Buckley, Geoffrey Littlefield. "Last Drive-In Theater." Glades Star 7 (March 1995): 523-27.
Munn, Robert F. The Coal Industry in America: A Bibliography and Guide to Sources. 2nd ed. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Library, 1977.
Annotation / Notes: Numerous references to Maryland.
Cale, Clyde C. "Era of Pack-Horse Transportation." Glades Star 7 (September 1994): 437-41.
Cale, Clyde C. "Lumber Railroad 'Shops'." Glades Star 8 (March 1996): 18-19.
Cale, Clyde C., Jr. "Biographical Material on Maria Louise Browning." Glades Star 9 (June 1999): 68-69.
Cale, Clyde C., Jr. "Moving the 'Gas House'." Glades Star 9 (September 2000): 251-53.
Cale, Clyde C., Jr. "'Coke Ovens-Just West of Oakland'." Glades Star, 10 (September 2003): 104.
Cale, Clyde C., Jr. "First Commercial Ski Slope in Garrett County." Glades Star, 10 (September 2003): 99.
Beckman, I. Lynn. "1900-The Beginning of a Bank: The First National Bank of Oakland." Glades Star, 4 (March 1976): 654-55, 657-59.
Beckman, I. Lynn. "Accident Store Trading Tokens." Glades Star, 7 (December 1994): 457.
Chidester, Robert C. "A Short History of Industrialization in Garrett County, Maryland." Journal of the Alleghenies, 42 (2006): 73-82.