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Royer, Daniel J. "The Process of Literacy as Communal Involvement in the Narratives of Frederick Douglass." African American Review 28 (Fall 1994): 363-74.
Royer, Daniel J. "Selected Readings on Afro-Americans and Maryland's Eastern Shore." Maryland Pendulum 5 (Fall/Winter 1985): 6-7.
Smith, W. Wayne. "A Marylander in Africa: The Letters of Henry Hannon." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Winter 1974): 398-404.
Smyth, William D. "Water: A Recurring Image in Frederick Douglass' 'Narrative.'" CLA Journal 34 (December 1990): 174-87.
Trefzer, Annette. "'Let us all be Kissing-Friends?' Zora Neale Hurston and Race Politics in Dixie." Journal of American Studies [Cambridge] 31 (April 1997): 69-78.
Wax, Darold D. "The Image of the Negro in the 'Maryland Gazette,' 1745-75." Journalism Quarterly 46 (1969): 73-80.
Wennersten, John R., and Ruth Ellen Wennersten. "Separate and Unequal: The Evolution of a Black Land Grant College in Maryland, 1890-1930." Maryland Historical Magazine 72 (Spring 1977): 110-17.
Annotation / Notes: The authors examine how Princess Anne Academy on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland developed after 1890 as a state and federally supported land grant school. Like other land grant schools, Princess Anne Academy was neglected by state and federal agencies. This academy was an example of separate education provided for blacks which demonstrated how land grant schools were indeed separate ad unequal.
West, Margaret Genevieve. Zora Neale Hurston's Place in American Literary Culture: A Study of the Politics of Race and Gender. Ph.D. diss., Florida State University, 1997.
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.
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.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Middletown." Frederick Magazine (May 1992): 12-14.
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.
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.
Dayan, Joan. "Amorous Bondage: Poe, Ladies, and Slaves." American Literature 66 (June 1994): 239-73.
Dominguez, Susan. "Snapshots of Twentieth-Century Writers Mary Antin, Zora Neale Hurston, Zitkala-Sa, and Anzia Yezierska." Centennial Review 41 (Fall 1997): 547-52.
Farrar, Hayward. The Baltimore Afro-American, 1892-1950. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.
Fitzsimons, Mrs. Neal. "'Uncle Tom' in Montgomery County." Montgomery County Story 18 (May 1975): 1-14.
Annotation / Notes: This article explores the little-known connection between Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and the story of Josiah Henson, a slave from Montgomery County. Henson's autobiography apparently inspired the author of what became one of the best-selling books of the nineteenth century. Fitzsimons provides excerpts from Henson's narrative and surveys the sites in Montgomery County associated with his life.
Gambrell, Alice. "Serious Fun: Recent Work on Zora Neale Hurston." Studies in the Novel 29 (Summer 1997): 238-44.
Lemire, Elise Virginia. Making Miscegenation: Discourses of Interracial Sex and Marriage in the United States, 1790-1865. Ph.D. diss., Rutgers The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick, 1996.
Livingston, James. "Subjectivity and Slavery in Poe's Autobiography of Ambitious Love." Psychohistory Review 21 (Winter 1993): 175-96.
Rampersad, Arnold. "Mencken, Race, and America." Menckeniana 115 (Fall 1990): 1-11.
Scruggs, Charles. The Sage in Harlem: H. L. Mencken and the Black Writers of the 1920s. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
Stange, Douglas C. "Benjamin Kurtz of the 'Lutheran Observer' and the Slavery Crisis." Maryland Historical Magazine 62 (1967): 285-299.
Stowell, Marion Barber. Early American Almanacs: The Colonial Weekday Bible. New York: Burt Franklin, 1977.
Annotation / Notes: References to Marylanders, especially Benjamin Banneker.
Williams, Harry McKinley. "Why George Schuyler Disliked The Sobriquet 'The Negro's Mencken:' A Note on 'Racial' Sensitivity." Menckeniana 130 (Summer 1994): 5-9.