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Abingbade, Harrison Ola. "The Settler-African Conflicts: The Case of the Maryland Colonists and the Grebo 1840-1900." Journal of Negro History 66 (Summer 1981): 93-109.
Bolster, W. Jeffrey. Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997.
Hanks, Douglas, Jr. "Downes Curtis, Sailmaker." Weather Gauge 33 (Fall 1997): 20-24.
Harvey, Lamont W. "Black Oystermen of the Bay Country... particularly St. Michaels, Maryland." Weather Gauge 30 (Spring 1994): 4-13.
Leggett, Vincent O. "The Black Watermen of Shady Side." Maryland Humanities (March 1999): 8-10.
Slezak, Eva, comp. "Blacks Employed in Maritime Related Occupations: Wood's Baltimore City Directory, 1871." Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society 11 (Winter 1990): 169-85.
Trivelli, Marifrances. "'I Knew a Ship from Stem to Stern:' The Maritime World of Frederick Douglass." Log of Mystic Seaport 46, no. 4 (1995): 98-108.
Chesser, Helen Brown. "St. George Island Memories." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Spring 1992): 98-104.
Annotation / Notes: The memories of a woman who grew up on the Island during the early decades of the twentieth century.
Dessaint, A. Y. Southern Maryland Yesterday and Today: Crab Pots and Sotweed Fields. Prince Frederick, MD: Calvert County Historical Society, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: Historic photographs and excerpts from 60 of the "best" works on Southern Maryland. Arranged predominately by theme, the chapters include working the land, working the water, life in the home, and life in the community. A ten page introduction gives a brief chronological history of the area.
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.
Wennersten, John R. Maryland's Eastern Shore: A Journey in Time and Place. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1992.
Annotation / Notes: Wennersten's goal is to make the reader understand the distinct society that is the eastern shore through discussion of the area's agricultural life, its race relations, and maritime society. Brief histories are given of some communities and mention made of some influential people.
Chappell, Helen. "Shorewomen." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 23 (December 1993): 30-34.
Chappell, Helen. "First Black Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy." Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 49 (Autumn 2005): 46.
Schneller, Robert J., Jr. Blue & Gold and Black: Racial Integration of the U.S. Naval Academy. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.
Karp, Matthew J. " Slavery and American Sea Power: The Navalist Impulse in the Antebellum South." Journal of Southern History, 77 (May 2011): 283-324.