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"Riversdale Designated a National Historic Landmark by Secretary of the Interior." Friends of Preservation Newsletter 16 (Spring 1998): 1, 2.
"The Salvation of Ridgely Church and Abraham Hall." Prince George's County Today (January-February 1990): 7.
"Sunnyside." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society 21 (August 1994): [9].
Sweeney, Thomas W. "Riversdale Changes for the Better." Historic Preservation News 33 (December 1993/January 1994): 28-29.
Sweeney, Thomas W. "University Park Historic District Listed in the National Register." Friends of Preservation Newsletter 14 (Winter 1996-97): 1-2.
Vlach, Dr. "Outbuildings." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 27 (October 1999): 2-5.
Walton, John M., Jr. "Adaptive Use of Historic Sites." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 27 (August/September 1999): 2-4.
Boucher, Jack E. Landmarks of Prince George's County. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Davis, Chris. "Cafritz Property Slated for Development: Resident Asked for Input." Riverdale Town Crier 26 (November 1997): 1, 5.
Earle, Swepson. The Chesapeake Bay Country. Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923.
Annotation / Notes: Divided into three regions -- southeastern Maryland, Upper Bay, and the Eastern Shore, this work includes a history for each, written by five noted authors, followed by a description of the counties in each, along with places of interest and the people of these places. The histories of the areas places special emphasis on major houses and genealogy of the owners. It is nicely illustrated with contemporary photographs, which nearly 80 years later serve as historic images. There are four pages of interesting photos of African Americans.
Gillette, Jane Brown. "Back to the Future." Historic Preservation 46 (September/October 1994): 22, 24-25, 83, 90.
Annotation / Notes: Greenbelt.
Gillette, Jane Brown. Greenbelt: The History of a New Town, 1937-1987. Greenbelt, MD: City of Greenbelt, 1987.
Gillette, Jane Brown. "Greenbelt Designated a National Historic Landmark." Friends of Preservation 15 (Spring 1997): 1-2.
Hunter, Leslie Gene. "Greenbelt, Maryland: a City on a Hill." Maryland Historical Magazine 63 (1968): 105-136.
Annotation / Notes: Greenbelt, a Depression era, Federally planned community, is a midpoint in community planning, located between the nineteenth century garden city movement and the new towns of the twentieth century. The author, however, does not see Greenbelt as a success.
Hunter, Leslie Gene. "Hyattstown, Maryland: Time and Place Preserved." The Preservationist 3 (January/February 1988): 4-5.
Knepper, Cathy D. "Greenbelt: A New Deal Remnant in Our Midst." Maryland Humanities (November 1998): 6-10.
Annotation / Notes: The planned community of Greenbelt, a project of the Resettlement Administration, was developed with three concepts in mind: economic and social cooperation, a walking garden plan of house construction based on the international style, and a neighborhood design centering on a school or community center. As it grew Greenbelt was able to maintain its identify, which developed from the three concepts, through a strong city government and an active local newspaper.
Knepper, Cathy Dee. The Gospel According to Greenbelt: Community Life in Greenbelt, Maryland, 1935-1990. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1993.
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.
Kraus, Walter L. "Model City: Greenbelt, Maryland." Grand Street 13 (Fall 1994): 97-109.
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.
Sechrist, Stephanie. Silver Spring, Maryland: Residential Development of a Washington Suburb, 1920 to 1955. M.A. Thesis, George Washington University, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Many suburban communities had origins in streetcar or railroad growth. Silver Spring, however, was a community whose growth was determined by the automobile. Sechrist identifies three development stages. Also, as a suburb of the District of Columbia, Silver Spring grew during periods of strife for other communities, i.e. during the Depression and World War II.
Sweeting, Les. "Who Was Who on Ralston Avenue, Hyattsville." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society 21 (April 1994): [2-4].
Virta, Alan. "'Only Twenty Minutes Ride from Washington.'" News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society , 14 (June 1986): 25-28.
Annotation / Notes: Huntington.
Warren, Morris. "Help Me Find Birmingham Manor." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 19 (April 1991): 18-19.