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Handwerker, Tom. "Something is Fishy Down on the Farm." Heartland of Del-Mar-Va 13 (Harvest 1991): 18-19.
Daniel, W. Harrison. Jimmie Foxx: The Life and Times of a Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-1967. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1996.
Gorman, Bob. Double X: The Story of Jimmie Foxx--Baseball's Forgotten Slugger. New York: [Published by the author?], 1990.
Millikin, Mark R. Jimmie Foxx: The Pride of Sudlersville. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: The story of Babe Ruth's Baltimore background is well known. Fewer remember that Hall of Famer and Ruth rival, Jimmy Foxx, hailed from Maryland's Eastern Shore. A star with the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Red Sox, Foxx hit 58 home runs in 1932 and was that year's American League Most Valuable Player.
Clemens, Paul G.E. The Atlantic Economy and Colonial Maryland's Eastern Shore: From Tobacco to Grain. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1980.
Davidson, Thomas E. "Selected Readings on Afro-Americans and Maryland's Eastern Shore." Maryland Pendulum 5 (Fall/Winter 1985): 6-7.
Wilson, Emily Wanda. The Public Education of Negroes on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. M.A. thesis, Howard University, 1948.
Henry, Helen. "A House Built of Brick and History." Baltimore Sun Magazine, 28 September 1975, 15ff.
Annotation / Notes: Kent Island.
Henry, Helen. "Lowery Hotel Back on KIHS Xmas House Tour." Isle of Kent (Winter 1993): 1-3.
Henry, Helen. "Save the Cray House." Isle of Kent (Spring 1997): 4.
Schock, Mildred C. Of History and Houses: A Kent Island Heritage. Queenstown, MD: Queen Anne Press, 1982.
Blake, Allison. The Chesapeake Bay Book: A Complete Guide. 3rd edition. Lee, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: A well researched tour guide for the general population.
Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
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.
Gibbons, Boyd. Wye Island: Outsiders, Insiders, and Resistance to Change. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.
Gibbons, Boyd. The History of Dudley's Chapel, Sudlersville, Maryland, 1783-1983. Centreville, MD: Dudley's Chapel Preservation Society, 1983.
Immler, Alice Cockey. "Memories of Kent Island." Isle of Kent (Summer 1992): 7-8.
Isaac, Erich. "Kent Island." Maryland Historical Magazine 52 (1957): 93-119, 210-232.
Annotation / Notes: Kent Island was founded in 1631 by William Claiborne. This article provides a description of the community during its early history. Discussed are the manors, the religious congregations, the towns, and the trades. Included is a list of the indentured servants residing there.