Smith, E. B. "Upton Historic District: A Walk Through Black History in Baltimore." Keeping Time: The Newsletter of the Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation 2 (Winter 1990): 1, 3-5.
Varner, Lynne K. "The Forgotten Town of Oriole." Maryland 23 (Summer 1991): 20-25.
Annotation / Notes: Oriole was once a prosperous Methodist black community whose inhabitants were farmers and watermen. The few remaining residents of Oriole are hoping to revitalize the community through the preservation of St. James Church, once a cornerstone of the community.
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