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Charbeneau, Jim. Shouts and Whispers: Stories from the Southern Chesapeake Bay. White Stone, VA: Brandylane Publishers, 1997.
Bedini, Silvio A. The Life of Benjamin Banneker: The First African-American Man of Science. Rev. ed. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1999.
Ashbury, John W. ...and all our yesterdays: A Chronicle of Frederick County, Maryland. Frederick, MD: Diversions Publications, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: An unusual local history arranged in a datebook\\calendar format. Three to six events are given for each date, one is described in greater depth than the others in a 1-2 page essay. The book's excellent index makes this work amazingly useful.
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.
Booth, Oscar. "Annapolis in Fiction." Anne Arundel County History Notes 26 (January 1995): 1-2.
Broadneck Jaycees. Broadneck, Maryland's Historic Peninsula. Annapolis, MD: Fishergate Publishing Co., Inc., 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Broadneck is a former Anne Arundel County hundred, located between the Severn and the Magothy Rivers. This work, published for the American Bicentennial, consists of thirteen essays, written by community leaders and local scholars, on a variety of themes -- education, religion, etc. One essay is the work of former Maryland State Archivist, Morris L. Radoff. Included is a list showing the dates of the area's first families' first residences.
Carmichael, Thomas. "Buffalo/Baltimore, Athens/Dallas: John Barth, Don DeLillo, and the Cities of Postmodernism." Canadian Review of American Studies 22 (Fall 1991): 241-49.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Life in Montgomery County at the Turn of the Last Century." Montgomery County Story 42 (November 1999): 101-12.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Georgetown: Jewel of Montgomery County-Part II." Montgomery County Story 42 (February 1999): 61-76.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Middletown." Frederick Magazine (May 1992): 12-14.
Feldstein, Albert L. Feldstein's Historic Banner Front Pages of the Cumberland Daily News, Cumberland News, and Cumberland Evening Times Vol. I: The Twentieth Century. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1986.
Feldstein, Albert L. Feldstein's Historic Newspapers of Allegany County Vol. II-The 19th and 20th C. LaVale, MD: Published by the author, 1987.
Feldstein, Albert L. "'Flowery Vale' A History of Accident, MD." Glades Star 6 (September 1986): 46-47.
Annotation / Notes: Book review.
Getty, Joseph M., ed. The Carroll Record: Histories of Northwestern Carroll County Communities. Westminster, MD: Historical Society of Carroll County, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Reprints of nineteenth century newspaper articles, from the Carroll Record, on the histories of fourteen of Carroll's communities, written by various authors. Includes an "historical supplement" which provides information on late twentieth century organizations and businesses, along with some family histories.
Jopp, Harold D. Rediscovery of the Eastern Shore: Delmarva Travelogues of the 1870s. Wye Mills, MD: Chesapeake College Press, 1986.
Annotation / Notes: Reprints of articles by four different authors which appeared in the leading nineteenth century publications of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Lippincott's Magazine, and Scribner's Monthly. The authors included noted illustrator Howard Pyle and Maryland writer George Townsend.
McGuckian, Eileen S. F. Scott Fitzgerald's Rockville: A Guide to Rockville, Maryland, in the 1920s. Rockville, MD: Peerless Rockville Historic Preservation, 1996.
Mellin, Jack. "Green Haven Advertising Brochures." Anne Arundel County History Notes 22 (January 1991): 9; (April 1991): 9-10.
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.
Nurnberger, Ralph D. "The Great Baltimore Deluge of 1817." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Winter 1974): 405-8.
Annotation / Notes: Calamities are popular topics for local historians. This discussion of a major flood of the Jones Falls, in Old Town Baltimore, includes an eyewitness account.
Olesker, Michael. Michael Olesker's Baltimore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
Annotation / Notes: Selection of columns from the News American and Baltimore Sun, covering the years 1979-1994. His topics include politicians, sports, eccentrics. He presents a loving picture of Baltimore during the last quarter of the twentieth century without overlooking the problems, such as crime, drugs, and poverty, which plague the city.
Randall, Frances E. Mirror on Frederick Through 250 Years. [Frederick, MD]: Great Southern Printing & Manufacturing Co., 2000.
Risjord, Norman K. Builders of Annapolis: Enterprise and Politics in a Colonial Capital. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A history of colonial Annpolis presented through the lives of eleven prominent citizens. Represented are a printer, a governor, a doctor, and a cabinetmaker. Included are such well known Maryland surnames as Carroll, Paca, Dulany, Chase, and Shaw.
Rodricks, Dan. Baltimore: Charm City. Memphis, TN: Towery Publishing, Inc., 1997.
Rodricks, Dan. Mencken Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Tales of Baltimore In The 1980s. Baltimore, MD: Sunspot Books, 1989.
Annotation / Notes: Compilation of articles that appeared in The Baltimore Sun.
Spence, Gloria Ryan. "History of Herald Harbor, MD (1924-1984)." Anne Arundel County History Notes 16 (October 1984): [2-4].