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Adler, Georgia. "How Distinctly I Now Recollect What Then Passed: The Journals of William E. Bartlett." Maryland Humanities (March/April 1994): 2-3.
Carroll, Kenneth L. "The Berry Brothers of Talbot County, Maryland: Early Antislavery Leaders." Maryland Historical Magazine 84 (1989): 1-9.
Krech, Shepard, III. Praise the Bridge That Carries You Over: The Life of Joseph L. Sutton. Boston: G. K. Hall and Co. (cloth); Cambridge, MD: Chenkman Publishing Co. (paper), 1981.
Annotation / Notes: Biography of a black resident of Miles River Neck in Talbot County. Based on extensive oral history interviews, this personal narrative by a long-time Talbot County resident offers a unique look at the life of African Americans on the Eastern Shore. Joseph Sutton (1885-1980) led a long and eventful life, and his reminiscences are rich in personal detail. In addition to his own experiences, Sutton's words are a valuable source for understanding the personal impact of racism on African Americans.
Krech, Shepard, III. "Meet Talbot's Delegates." Historical Society of Talbot County Newsletter (Fall 1987): 1-2.
Preston, Dickson J. Young Frederick Douglass: The Maryland Years. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.
Annotation / Notes: There are a number of excellent biographies of Frederick Douglass including works by Eric Foner, William McFeeley and Benjamin Quarles. For the student of Maryland history, Preston's short but well-researched book focuses on the first twenty years of Douglass' life spent in Talbot County and Baltimore City. His experiences as a slave in Maryland shaped his subsequent career and thus are critical to understanding one of the greatest spokesmen for human rights.
Hanks, Douglas, Jr. Talbot Memories of J. McKenny Willis, Jr. Easton, MD: Talbot County Free Library, 1992.
Jopp, Harold D. Rediscovery of the Eastern Shore: Delmarva Travelogues of the 1870s. Wye Mills, MD: Chesapeake College Press, 1986.
Annotation / Notes: Reprints of articles by four different authors which appeared in the leading nineteenth century publications of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Lippincott's Magazine, and Scribner's Monthly. The authors included noted illustrator Howard Pyle and Maryland writer George Townsend.
Dowell, Susan Stiles. "Easton's Avalon Theatre: A Dream Reborn." Maryland 22 (Summer 1990): 42-47.
Dowell, Susan Stiles. Guardian Of Our Maryland Heritage. Easton, MD: Talbot County Free Library, 1968.
Annotation / Notes: A series of very accessible essays describing the collections of the Talbot County's Maryland Room, along with a discussion of the Room's development. This publication is heavily illustrated and gives one an understanding of the nature of local history collections, either in public or private institutions.
Starin, Mary Elizabeth. "The Callister Papers, Maryland Room, Talbot County Free Library, Easton, Maryland." Maryland and Delaware Genealogist 15 (January 1974): 3-5.
Bradshaw, Alice. "Waterman's Wife." Annapolitan 7 (March 1993): 28-32, 34-35, 49.
Primus, Rebecca. Beloved Sisters and Loving Friends: Letters of Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland, and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
Primus, Rebecca. Lift Every Voice: Echoes from the Black Community on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Wye Mill, MD: Chesapeake College Press and Friends of the Talbot County Free Library, 1999.
Lesher, Pete. "Thomas Kirby and the Decline of Shipbuilding in Talbot County." Maryland Historical Magazine, 97 (Fall 2002): 358-68.
Dupont, Dolores L. John Barnett, M.D. (1780-1858): Country Doctor & Gentlemen Farmer Talbot County, Maryland. n.p.: Published by the author, 1975.
Hait, Michael G. "Free and Enslaved: John and Melinda Human/Newman of Talbot County and Baltimore, Maryland." National Genealogical Society Quarterly, 103(June 2015): 115-27.
Howard, McHenry. "Lloyd Graveyard at Wye House, Talbot County, Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine, 112 (Spring/Summer 2017): 148-61.