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Helmann, Susan K. "'Celebrating 150 Years.'" Passport to the Past 3 (July/August 1992): 1-2, 5.
Annotation / Notes: Prince George's County fair.
McCauley, Donald. The Limits of Change in the Tobacco South: An Economic and Social Analysis of Prince George's County, Maryland, 1840-1860. M.A. thesis, University of Maryland, 1973.
McCauley, Donald. "The Urban Impact on Agricultural Land Use: Farm Patterns in Prince George's County, Maryland 1860-1880." Law, Society, and Politics in Early Maryland. Edited by Aubrey C. Land, Lois Green Carr, and Edward C. Papenfuse, 228-47. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.
Callcott, Margaret Law. "Slave Housing at Riversdale." Riversdale Letter 11 (Fall 1994): 2-4.
Kohn, Howard. We Had A Dream: A Tale of the Struggles for Integration in America. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Maryland-National Capital Park, and Planning Commission. The Social and Economic Status of the Black Population in Prince George's County, 1970-1980. Hyattsville, MD: The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1985.
Maryland-National Capital Park, and Planning Commission. "'Pioneers' Promote Progress for Blacks." Prince George's County Today (July-August 1990): 7.
Tricentennial Community Associations History Committee. Association and Community Histories of Prince George's County. [Upper Marlboro, MD]: Prince George's County, 1996.
Bosanko, Ed. Triumph and Tradition: Firefighting in Prince George's County, Maryland, 1887-1990. Baltimore: John D. Lucas Printing Company, 1990.
Dessaint, A. Y. Southern Maryland Yesterday and Today: Crab Pots and Sotweed Fields. Prince Frederick, MD: Calvert County Historical Society, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: Historic photographs and excerpts from 60 of the "best" works on Southern Maryland. Arranged predominately by theme, the chapters include working the land, working the water, life in the home, and life in the community. A ten page introduction gives a brief chronological history of the area.
Dessaint, A. Y. Greenbelt: The History of a New Town, 1937-1987. Greenbelt, MD: City of Greenbelt, 1987.
Hienton, Louise Joyner. "Sidelights: Charles Town, Prince George's First County Seat." Maryland Historical Magazine 63 (1968): 401-411.
Annotation / Notes: The author presents a narrative description of Charles Town during its hey day as an economic center. She lists the land owners, the store owners, the justicies of the County, and other political figures. With improved roads and increasing population settlement in the north, Charles Town was replaced in 1721 as the County seat.
Hienton, Louise Joyner. Journey Through Time: A Pictorial History of the Prince George's County Police Department. Forestville, MD: the Department, 1989.
Knepper, Cathy D. "Greenbelt: A New Deal Remnant in Our Midst." Maryland Humanities (November 1998): 6-10.
Annotation / Notes: The planned community of Greenbelt, a project of the Resettlement Administration, was developed with three concepts in mind: economic and social cooperation, a walking garden plan of house construction based on the international style, and a neighborhood design centering on a school or community center. As it grew Greenbelt was able to maintain its identify, which developed from the three concepts, through a strong city government and an active local newspaper.
Knepper, Cathy Dee. The Gospel According to Greenbelt: Community Life in Greenbelt, Maryland, 1935-1990. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1993.
Pearl, Susan G., Marina King, and Howard S. Berger. Historic Contexts in Prince George's County: Short Papers on Settlement Patterns, Transportation and Cultural History. Upper Marlboro, MD: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 1991.
Virta, Alan. "'Only Twenty Minutes Ride from Washington.'" News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society , 14 (June 1986): 25-28.
Annotation / Notes: Huntington.
Wilstach, Paul. Tidewater Maryland. Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1931.
Annotation / Notes: A narrative history of those Maryland counties, all but seven of the twenty-three, touched by saltwater, arranged by theme and locale. There is a great deal of emphasis on the founding of towns and important personages, a wide variety of subjects are covered.
Bissell, Theodore L. "The Duvall Pecan Trees and Thomas Jefferson." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society 14 (June 1986): 24.
Bunting, Elaine, and Patricia D'Amario. Counties of Central Maryland. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A series designed for young people.
Walsh, James. "Waterways of Prince George's County Then and Now." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 25 (February 1997): 9.
Walsh, James. "Waterways of Prince George's County." News and Notes of the Prince George's County Historical Society, 27 (November/December 1999): 9.
Walsh, James. Personal and Organizational Papers Relating to Maryland: A Guide to Holdings of the Archives and Manuscripts Department of the Special Collections Division of the University of Maryland Libraries at College Park. [College Park: University of Maryland], 1978.