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Walston, Mark. "A Survey of Slave Housing in Montgomery County." The Montgomery County Story 27 (August 1984): 111-126.
Yentsch, Anne. "Hot, Nourishing, and Culturally Potent: The Transfer of West African Cooking Traditions to the Chesapeake." Sage 9 (Summer 1995): 15-29.
Fee, Elizabeth, Linda Shopes, and Linda Zeidman. The Baltimore Book; New Views of Local History Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: An alternative look at Baltimore's history from a leftist, social activist perspective, the book includes historic photographs of the city's buildings and areas.
Giza, Joanne, and Catherine F.Black. Great Baltimore Houses: An Architectural and Social History. Baltimore: Maclay & Associates, 1982.
Hayward, Mary Ellen. "Rowhouse: A Baltimore Style of Living." Three Centuries of Maryland Architechture, 65-79. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Historical Trust, 1982.
Miller, Mark B. Baltimore Transitions; Views of an American City in Flux. Baltimore: Pridemark, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: Through historic and contemporary views of the same location, the author illustrates the dramatic effects of the automobile, the high-rise building, and other aspects of modern urban life on the Baltimore of a century ago.
Olson, Sherry. Baltimore: The Building of an American City. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: Geographer Olson's book, by far the most thorough illustrated history of Baltimore, is strong on geographic and commercial development, and gives less attention to the arts, including architecture. However it does feature many historic photographs of buildings and contemporary news accounts of their construction.
Olson, Sherry. "1949 Centennial Parade." Glades Star 9 (June 1999): 42.
Olson, Sherry. "1972 Garrett County Centennial Celebration." Glades Star 8 (December 1997): 281-82, 287.
Allman, William G. "Bethesda Park: 'The Handsomest Park in the United States'." Montgomery County Story 34 (August 1991): 165-76.
Annotation / Notes: Amusement parks, often owned by the same individuals who controlled public transportation, encouraged the spread of development. Bethesda Park, which only existed for about five years, played such a role in Bethesda.
Anderson, George M. "The Civil War Courtship of Richard Mortimer Williams and Rose Anderson of Rockville." Maryland Historical Magazine 80 (Summer 1985): 119-138.
Annotation / Notes: The story of the couple's courtship taken from Williams's writings. Insight is offered into life in Rockville, the county seat, during that period.
Anderson, George M. "Correspondence of Thomas Anderson of Rockville with his Parents, James and Mary Anderson, 1855 - 1859." Maryland Historical Magazine 78 (Spring 1983): 1-21.
Annotation / Notes: Offers details of rural life in Montgomery County.
Anson, Melanie D. Olmsted's Sudbrook: The Making of a Community. Baltimore: Sudbrook Park, Inc., 1997.
Annotation / Notes: Sudbrook Park is one of the few neighborhoods where Frank Law Olmsted's plan was carried out to its entirety. It is a nationally significant example of community design. It was the first, and most important, Olmsted suburb in the region.
Arnold, Joseph L. "The Neighborhood and City Hall: The Origins of Neighborhood Associations in Baltimore, 1880-1911." Journal of Urban History 6 (November 1979): 3-30.
Tricentennial Community Associations History Committee. Association and Community Histories of Prince George's County. [Upper Marlboro, MD]: Prince George's County, 1996.
Atrim, Shane. "A Blue Dog Night?" Maryland 27 (July/August 1995): [39].
Baker, Nancy T. "Annapolis, Maryland, 1695-1730." Maryland Historical Magazine 81 (Fall 1986): 191-209.
Annotation / Notes: This study describes the first phase in Annapolis's development as an urban center. It covers the period in which the community progressed from a settlement to a city. This period was marked by three patterns of development -- the acquisition of land, a growth in the population, and the town's evolution as a market for imported goods.
Beirne, D. Randall. "Hampden - Woodberry: The Mill Village in an Urban Setting." Maryland Historical Magazine 77 (Spring 1982): 6-26.
Annotation / Notes: Although this Baltimore neighborhood is no longer a mill town, the area's geographic and social isolation has allowed it, in many ways, to preserve its mill town character. It is a largely homogenous community, predominantly working class.
Bernard, Richard M. "A Portrait of Baltimore in 1800: Economic and Occupational Patterns in an Early American City." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Winter 1974): 341-60.
Annotation / Notes: This study looks at the social structure and physical location of Baltimore's population during its boom period. The author found Baltimore's rich and poor isolated from each other and the middle class decentralized. Many Baltimoreans worked near their home, while this allowed for the intermixing of people of different occupations, it kept different communities isolated from each other.
Bloom, Nicholas Dagen. Suburban Alchemy: 1960s New Towns and the Transformation of the American Dream. Ph.D. diss., Brandeis University, 1999.
Bosanko, Ed. Triumph and Tradition: Firefighting in Prince George's County, Maryland, 1887-1990. Baltimore: John D. Lucas Printing Company, 1990.