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Gude, Gilbert. Where the Potomac Begins: A History of the North Branch Valley. Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks, Press, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: A history of the coal communities of Kemptown, MD, and Elk Garden, WV. Nicely illustrated, including 1939 Farm Security Administration photos, by John Vachon, of the Kemptwon miners and their families.
Pryor, Gwen. "Fires and Volunteers." Journal of the Alleghenies 35 (1999): 7-9.
Annotation / Notes: Fires are frequently of interest to local history researchers, this brief essay describes twentieth century fires in the Frostburg area.
Buckley, Geoffrey L. "The Environmental Transformation of an Appalachian Valley, 1850-1906." Geographical Review 88 (April 1998): 175-98.
Keatly, J. K. "From Maryland's Past: Lefty Grove." Maryland 19 (Summer 1987): 27.
Meyers, Francis J. "Wild Dreams and Harsh Realities: Lefty Grove and the Life of Organized Baseball in Allegany County, 1900-1939." Maryland Historical Magazine 87 (Summer 1992): 146-57.
Meyers, Francis J. "Sara Roberta Getty, 1881-1973: Newswoman and Author of Poems." Glades Star 9 (June 1999): 53-54, 58.
Scott, Harold L., Sr. "Catherine Elizabeth Wilton Sleeman Radcliff: The Exceptional Immigrant Lady of Pompey Smash." Journal of the Alleghenies 34 (1998): 79-86.
Buckley, Geoffrey L., and Betsy Burstein. "When Coal Was King: the Consolidation Coal Company's Maryland Division Photographs." Maryland Historical Magazine 91 (1996): 298-310.
Jenkins, Warren W. Firefighting in Allegany County. Images of America series. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005.
Baker, Mary Lou. "Rolling on the River." Maryland Life, 3 (March/April 2007): 118-20, 126.
King, Julia A. "Coda: From Rural Production to Rural Consumption." SlackWater, 5 (Spring 2006): 94-97.
Rada, James, Jr. "Power Play: How the Babe Saved Cumberland Baseball." Maryland Life, 4 (September/October 2008): 44, 46.
Sittig, Linda Harris. "The German Immigrants of Frostburg, Maryland." Journal of the Alleghenies, 51 (2015): 37-39.