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Diggs, Louis S. Since the Beginning: African American Communities in Towson. Baltimore: Uptown Press, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: East Towson, Sandy Bottom, Lutherville, Schwartz Avenue.
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.
Murphy, Thomas Richard. 'Negroes of Ours:' Jesuit Slaveholding in Maryland, 1717-1838. Ph.D. diss., University of Connecticut, 1998.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Creagerstown." Frederick Magazine (January 1991): 9-10.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Graceham." Frederick Magazine (August 1993): 16-17.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Hopehill." Frederick Magazine (February 1993): 12-13.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Kemptown." Frederick Magazine (September 1990): 11-12.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Lewistown." Frederick Magazine (April 1990): 11-12.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Middletown." Frederick Magazine (May 1992): 12-14.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Vanishing Village." Frederick Magazine (December 1993): 10-11.
Annotation / Notes: Charlesville.
Erlick, David P. "The Peales and Gas Lights in Baltimore." Maryland Historical Magazine 80 (Spring 1985): 9-18.
Annotation / Notes: In 1816 Baltimore became the first city lite by gas lighting. What began as exhibitions at the Peale Museum became the Gas Light Company of Baltimore.
Milne, Kristin. "Steps in Time: Walking Frederick's Historic Court Square." Frederick Magazine (April 1990): 22-9.
Molter, Nelson J. "Mount Washington in Quotations, Part I." History Trails 28 (Autumn 1993-Winter 1994): 1-8; Part II, 28 (Spring-Summer 1994): 9-16.
Annotation / Notes: A compilation of small Mt. Washington articles from a variety of Maryland newspapers.
Northam, Jack C. "Solomon's Remembered." Calvert Historian 8 (Fall 1993): 12-19.
Ryon, Roderick N. Northwest Baltimore and Its Neighborhoods, 1870-1970 Before "Smart Growth". Baltimore: University of Baltimore Press, 2000.
Sims, Diana J. "A Place Apart: Life on West All Saints Street." Frederick Magazine (February 1991): 28-32, 49.
Tucker, Barclay Earl. "History of Forest Hill." Harford Historical Bulletin 29 (Summer 1986): 53-83.
Brunner, Raymond J. "Baltimore Organs and Organbuilding in the Nineteenth Century." Tracker 35, no. 2 (1991): 12.
Annotation / Notes: Well organized and appropriately illustrated, Brunner first summarizes organ-building in Baltimore up to 1850. He then focuses on specific builders James Hall, Henry Berger, August Pomplitz, Charles Strohl, Heilner & Schumacher, Henry Niemann, Adam Stein, and George Barker's Baltimore Organ Co. Drawing on earlier published works by Thomas Eader and John Speller and Orpha Ochse, Brunner's article reveals the competitive sprit felt among various Baltimore congregations, and also the status of this craft in relation to other Eastern seaboard cities.
Key, Betty McKeever, comp. Oral History in Maryland: A Directory. Edited by Larry E. Sullivan. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1981.
Annotation / Notes: Although it is very outdated, this directory should serve be the starting point for anyone attempting to locate oral history collections relevant to Maryland. Collections surveyed were not only in institutional hands (schools, libraries, and historical agencies) but also belonged to governmental agencies and private individuals. Included are DC and PA collections of potential interest.