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Anderson-Free, Corine F. The Baltimore Colored Orchestra and the City Colored Chorus. Ph.D. diss., University of Alabama, 1994.
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.
Beirne, Francis F. Brunswick, 100 Years of Memories. Brunswick, MD: Brunswick-Potomac Foundation, Inc., 1990.
Annotation / Notes: As the preface clearly states this is not a "scholarly book", however, it is an interesting scrapbook of information on almost any imaginable subject relating to Brunswick. An encyclopedia of the compilers memories and their view of the history of the community. The source and writer of each entry is clearly identified. A chapter of distinguished citizens is included and three pages of songs.
Crawford, Joan B. "A Heritage Preserved: The Creative Traditions of Western Maryland." Maryland 25 (Summer 1993): 38-44.
Cross, E. May. "The Patent Medicine Show and Other Events at Rayville." History Trails 33 (Spring 1999): 9-12.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Buckeystown." Frederick Magazine (November 1990): 11-2.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Dance Hall Days [Bartonsville]." Frederick Magazine (October 1993).
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Living in Harmony." Frederick Magazine (October 1994): 57.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Yellow Springs." Frederick Magazine (December 1992): 12-13.
Hooper, Anne B. Braddock Heights: A Glimpse Backward. Published by the author, 1974.
Annotation / Notes: Braddock's history during its years as a major resort. Included are local legends and recipes. The second half of the book is a walking tour.
Love, Mary I. "'The Mountain Chautauqua': Mountain Lake Park 1881-1941." Glades Star 5 (March 1982): 385-401; (September 1982): 434-35.
Merrill, Philip J., and Uluaipou-O-Malo Aiono. Baltimore. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Part of Arcadia's Black America Series, this photohistory, which uses a variety of graphic materials, gives a visual introduction to Baltimore as documented through the lives of its black citizens. Many of the photographs are the work of black photographers.
Riley, Elihu S. "The Ancient City." History of Annapolis, in Maryland. 1649-1887. 1887; reprint, Annapolis: Anne Arundel County Bicentennial Commission, 1976.
Annotation / Notes: A reprint of an 1887 work. It is largely arranged by date, presenting important events which occurred in the city during the years. Interspersed amongst these dates are occasional chapters written on a theme, covering a span of years, such as theater, the state house, and "Illustrious Anapolitans." It is very well indexed and includes an abridgement of Father Andrew White's Journal.
Riley, Elihu S. "St. Mary's County Adopts an Official Song." Chronicles of St. Mary's 35 (Winter 1987): 72-73.
Breslaw, Elaine G. "An Early Maryland Musical Society." Maryland Historical Magazine 67 (1972): 436-37.
Breslaw, Elaine G. Records of the Tuesday Club of Annapolis, 1745-56. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988.
Annotation / Notes: Companion volume to Talley, Secular Music in Colonial Annapolis.
Cissel, Anne W. "Public Houses of Entertainment and their Proprietors, 1750-1828." Montgomery County Story 30 (August 1987): 279-94.
Heintze, James R. Music in Colonial Annapolis. M.A. thesis, American University, 1969.
Hildebrand, David K. "Music of the Early Chesapeake and its Performance (Re-creating 18th century musical life)." Sonneck Society Bulletin of American Music 15 (Fall 1989): 103-6.
Hildebrand, David K. Musical Instruments: Their Implications Concerning Musical Life in Colonial Annapolis. M.A. thesis, George Washington University, 1987.
Hildebrand, David K. Musical Life in and Around Annapolis, Maryland, (1649-1776). Ph.D. diss., Catholic University of America, 1992.
Annotation / Notes: A thorough description of musical practice organized by place - theatre, tavern church, at home, military settings, and slave quarters, and also by activity - such as teaching, dancing, and club life. Several important local manuscripts are described, as is the general repertory. This multi-disciplinary study includes biographical index, and recent advances in social history are incorporated.