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McElvey, Kay Najiyyah. Early Black Dorchester, 1776-1870: A History of the Struggle of African-Americans in Dorchester County, Maryland, to be Free to Make Their Own Choices. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: The author examines selected events relating to Dorchester County's black population between 1776 and 1870 and their struggle to make their own political, economic, religious, and educational choices. The author also focuses on the enslaved and free leaders who led the fight for self-determination. The author hopes that her text will be used in high school classrooms as a local history of black Dorchester County.
Wilson, Emily Wanda. The Public Education of Negroes on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. M.A. thesis, Howard University, 1948.
Jopp, Harold D. Rediscovery of the Eastern Shore: Delmarva Travelogues of the 1870s. Wye Mills, MD: Chesapeake College Press, 1986.
Annotation / Notes: Reprints of articles by four different authors which appeared in the leading nineteenth century publications of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Lippincott's Magazine, and Scribner's Monthly. The authors included noted illustrator Howard Pyle and Maryland writer George Townsend.
Reps, John. Tidewater Towns: City Planning in Colonial Virginia and Maryland. Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972.
Annotation / Notes: Early towns did not generally spring out of nowhere. Town planning was common and an important part of Chesapeake Maryland's colonial history. The government played an active role in the founding and formation of towns. Annapolis and the District of Columbia were unique in that their plans did not resemble those common amongst other English colonies.
Categories: Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Town Planning, County and Local History, Geography and Cartography, Politics and Law, Seventeenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Caroline County, Cecil County, Charles County, Calvert County, Dorchester County, Harford County, Kent County, Prince George's County, Queen Anne's County, St. Mary's County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Wicomico County, Worcester County, Chesapeake Region, Southern Maryland, Eastern Shore
Preston, Dickson J. Newspapers of Maryland's Eastern Shore. Queenstown, MD: Queen Anne Press, 1986.
Categories: County and Local History, Intellectual Life, Literature, and Publishing, Society, Social Change, Folklife, and Popular Culture, Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century, Caroline County, Cecil County, Dorchester County, Queen Anne's County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Wicomico County, Worcester County, Eastern Shore
Broad, David B. "Annie Oakley: Woman, Legend, and Myth." Journal of the West 37 (January 1998): 11-18.
Kercheval, Nancy. "Anne Oakley's Life in Cambridge." Annapolis 7 (June 1993): 12A-15A.
Murphy, John H. "Little Miss Sure Shot's Sojourn in Cambridge." Maryland 13 (Winter 1980): 6-9.
Annotation / Notes: Annie Oakley.
Brown, C. Christopher. "One Step Closer to Democracy: African-American Voting in Late Nineteenth-Century Cambridge." Maryland Historical Magazine 95 (Winter 2000): 428-37.
Kinnamon, Lester J., ed. Great Choptank Parish, 1693-1974. Cambridge, MD: Vestry of Great Choptank Parish, 1975.
Kinnamon, Lester J., ed. "Lydia's Story (1804): A Dorchester House Servant Sold to the Negro Buyers and Transported to South Carolina." Shoreline, 20 (December 2013): 8-9.
Kinnamon, Lester J., ed. "Bob Random on the Eastern Shore: Vienna, 1845." Shoreline, 20 (December 2013): 11.
Kinnamon, Lester J., ed. "Dorchester County: An 1807 Geographical Description." Shoreline, 20 (December 2013): 10.