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Middleton, Authur Pierce. Tobacco Coast: A Maritime History of the Chesapeake Bay in the Colonial Era. Newport News, VA: Mariners Museum, 1953.
Bowes, David B. "Just Passing Through." Mid-Atlantic Country 26 (October 1995): 40-41.
Bowes, David B. "Charles County By Water." Maryland 26 (July/August 1994): 36-37.
Bowes, David B. "Charles County, Maryland: The Best Kept Secret This Side of the Potomac." Maryland 26 (July/August 1994): 34-35.
Bowes, David B. "Charles County, MD..It's Wild and Waterful." Maryland 27 (July/August 1995): [25-35].
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.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Georgetown: Jewel of Montgomery County-Part I." Montgomery County Story 41 (November 1998): 49-60.
Cook, Eleanor M. V. "Georgetown: Jewel of Montgomery County-Part II." Montgomery County Story 42 (February 1999): 61-76.
Crowley, C. H. "Birthday by the Bay." Saturday Evening Post 267 (March/April 1995): 80-81.
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.
Dodds, Richard. Solomons Island and Vicinity: An Illustrated History and Walking Tour. Solomons, MD: Calvert Marine Museum, 1995.
Annotation / Notes: A narrative history of the Island, from its inhabitation by Native Americans to the late twentieth century. The author covers the folklore, traditions, and way of life of this unusual community. Poetry and phrases are also included. There is a discussion of the Island's future. The books is illustrated with images by noted Maryland photographers Marion Warren and Aubrey Bodine. A tour of Solomons Island, Avondale (Johnston), and the surrounding area. The sites chosen discuss the social and cultural history of the area.
Dudley, David. "Getaways: Water World." Baltimore 91 (March 1998): 86-88, 118.
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.
Foster, Sally. The Private World of Smith Island. New York: Cobblehill Books/Dutton, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: A juvenile audience photo book which addresses the question of "What is it like to live on an island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay."
Glascock, Judith C. "Solomons, the Early Years." Calvert Historian 8 (Spring 1993): 14-26.
Harp, David W., and Tom Horton. Water's Way: Life Along the Chesapeake. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: A photo essay on the environmental plight of the Eastern Shore, special attention is paid to the area's natural history and the life of the watermen.
Hughes, Elizabeth. "Founded on Steam: A History of Claiborne, Maryland." Weather Gauge 28 (Fall 1992): 19-22.
Preston, Dickson J., and Norman Harrington. Oxford: The First Three Centuries. Easton, MD: Historical Society of Talbot County, 1984.
Robinson, John M. "History of Pinehurst-Part I." Anne Arundel County History Notes 21 (January 1990): 3-4.
Rukert, Norman G. The Port: Pride of Baltimore. Baltimore: Bodine & Associates, Inc., 1982.
Shomette, Donald. London Town: A Brief History. Londontown, MD: London Town Public House Commission, Inc., 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Londontown, located on the South River, was a very early example of successful town planning in Maryland. The community, however, did not have any long term success due to its economic base in the tobacco system.
Smith, Bert. Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Arranged by theme and subject -- famous housing, boardwalk, on the beach, life saving. It presents a vivid picture of life at the shore as interpreted through postcards. Includes some illustration on spots on the way -- diners, bridges, etc. Information on the cards themselves is included and adds to the work's usefulness.
Smith, Bert. Greetings from Baltimore: Postcard Views of the City. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: The history of Baltimore as told through postcards, arranged by subject -- harbor, shopping downtown, monuments, etc. Each section is accompanied by several paragraphs of text. Also included is information on the postcards themselves, as well as on the collecting and history of postcards. Illustrations are excellent, slightly enlarged, and show off the medium.