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Graybeal, Jay. Carroll County and the Great War for Civilization, 1917-1919. Westminster, MD: Historical Society of Carroll County, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: A companion to a Historical Society of Carroll County exhibit, this work deals with both the men who went to war and the efforts of the community they left behind. It includes a contemporary report, excerpts from letters written home, and a memoir of a Carroll Countian who served in Europe. Included is a list of the men who served.
Hammett, Regina Combs. "St. Mary's County Maryland and World War I." Chronicles of St. Mary's 35 (Summer 1987): 17-48.
Kelbaugh, Jack. "'What If' and Gibson's Island." Anne Arundel County History Notes 21 (April 1990): 7.
Kelbaugh, Jack. "Portland: One of Anne Arundel's Vanished Villages." Anne Arundel County History Notes 22 (January 1991): 7-8.
Kelly, Jacques. Anne Arundel County: A Pictorial History. Norfolk, VA: Donning Company, 1989.
Annotation / Notes: Kelly, a leader of Maryland's photohistory genre, divides the County into five regions -- Glen Burnie, Severna Park, Annapolis, South Count, and Fort Meade and Oddnton. He also includes a chapter on transportation.
Kraus, Walter L. "Belle Chance at Andrews Air Force Base: A Piece of Maryland's Past." Maryland Historical Magazine 83 (Fall 1988): 268-73.
Annotation / Notes: Kraus argues that Andrews has the most historic setting of any airforce base in the country. He then goes on to discuss the history of the ownership of the land and the history of Belle Chance, a house on base.
Meyer, Eric. "Pax River, Lexington Park: The Right Place for the Right Stuff." Maryland 22 (Autumn 1989): 44-49.
Mullinix, Elsie Wingate, ed. Severna Park Reflections: An Album of Memories. Severna Park, MD: Severna Park Old Timers, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: The Severna Park Old Timers are individuals who lived in the area prior to the 1950s, before the construction of Ritchie Highway. The reflections consist of over 150 written recollections, many with accompanying photographs, by this group of people on a wide variety of topics, including education, local organizations, homes, etc.
O'Malley, Catherine L. Odenton: The Town a Railroad Built. Annapolis and St. Michaels, MD: Published by the author, 1978.
O'Malley, Catherine L. Praising the Bridge that Brought them Over: One Hundred Years at Indian Head. Indian Head, MD: Naval Ordnance Station, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: The history of the military base, and its surrounding community, as told through photographs and excerpts with interviews from twenty-six individuals. A ten page time line charts events of importance among the Navy at Indian Head, in the town of Indian Head, and national and internationally.
Shank, Christopher. "Wings Over Hagerstown: Experiencing the Second World War in Western Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine 88 (Winter 1993): 444-61.
Annotation / Notes: During World War II the growth of the Fairchild Aircraft Corporation in Hagerstown had a social and economic impact on the community. However, for a variety of reasons the city was not radically changed by this growth. The community was not greatly disrupted. In part, this was because the workers employed by the Corporation were local. There was no large influx of immigrant workers, thus the community did not have to change to meet their needs. Mention is also made of Triumph Industries activities in Elkton.
Smart, Jeffery K. "From Plowshare to Sword: Historical Highlights of Gunpowder Neck and Edgewood Arsenal to the End of World War I." Harford Historical Bulletin 63 (Winter 1995): 3-49.
Strain, Paula M. The Blue Hills of Maryland: History Along the Appalachian Trail on South Mountain and the Catoctins. Vienna, VA: Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: Strain states that the Maryland portion of the Appalachian Trail has more history than any other part of the path. She presents this history as one would encounter it along the trail, heading north from Harpers Ferry to Pennsylvania. A great deal of this history relates to the Civil War. She also tells the history of the Trail itself.
Warren, Morris. "Help Me Find Birmingham Manor." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 19 (April 1991): 18-19.
Wennersten, Jack. "Behind the Wire: When the Afrika Korps Came to Somerset County." Maryland Magazine 14 (Autumn 1982): 6-7.
White, Roger. "Admiral: One of Anne Arundel's Vanished Villages." Anne Arundel County History Notes 24 (July 1993): 5-6, 9-11.
White, Roger. "Seventy-Five Years Ago in Odenton." Anne Arundel County History Notes 24 (April 1993): 11.
Schultz, Fred L. "The U.S. Naval Institute." Maryland 24 (Winter 1991): 48-52.
Jones, James Nathan. Alfred Jack Thomas (1884-1962) Musician, Composer, Educator. M.A. thesis, Morgan State University, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Through Army records, the pages of the Afro American, and interviews with musicians who worked and studied with Alfred Jack Thomas, Jones brings to life the world of the classically trained African-American musician during segregation. One of the first Black bandmasters in the U.S. Army, composer, and conductor (the first Black conductor to lead the all-white Baltimore Symphony Orchestra) A. Jack Thomas was a major force in Maryland's African-American musical community from World War I until his retirement in 1955. Thomas, an outstanding athlete who attended college on a boxing scholarship, rode with the 10th U.S. Cavalry in the American West and served under General John J. Pershing during his campaign to put down the revolutionary forces under Pancho Villa. In 1921 Thomas fought to establish the first Black municipal band in Baltimore and became its conductor. He chaired the Music Department at Morgan College and was a member of the faculty of Howard University.
White, Roger. "The Stars Wore Stripes: GIs Entertaining GIs at Fort George G. Meade and Overseas, 1941-1945." Anne Arundel County History Notes 21 (April 1990): 1-2, 9-15.
White, Roger. "The Stars Wore Stripes: GIs Entertaining GIs at Fort George G. Meade and Overseas, 1941-1945-Part II-Training Special Service Enlisted Men." Anne Arundel County History Notes 21 (July 1990): 3-4, 9.
White, Roger. "The Stars Wore Stripes: GIs Entertaining GIs at Fort George G. Meade and Overseas, 1941-1945-Part III-Directing the Special Service Training Programs." Anne Arundel County History Notes 22 (October 1990): 5-6, 10-13.