Search

1-25 of 32 results
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.
Wilson, Emily Wanda. The Public Education of Negroes on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. M.A. thesis, Howard University, 1948.
Blake, Allison. The Chesapeake Bay Book: A Complete Guide. 3rd edition. Lee, MA: Berkshire House Publishers, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: A well researched tour guide for the general population.
Bowes, David B. "Just Passing Through." Mid-Atlantic Country 26 (October 1995): 40-41.
Dudley, David. "Getaways: Water World." Baltimore 91 (March 1998): 86-88, 118.
Manchester, Andi. "A Cruising Family Visits St. Michael's." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 20 (April 1991): 40-43, 50.
Smith, Bert. Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Arranged by theme and subject -- famous housing, boardwalk, on the beach, life saving. It presents a vivid picture of life at the shore as interpreted through postcards. Includes some illustration on spots on the way -- diners, bridges, etc. Information on the cards themselves is included and adds to the work's usefulness.
Wycherly, H. Alan. "H. L. Mencken vs. The Eastern Shore: December, 1931." Bulletin of the New York Public Library 74 (1970): 381-390.
Abribat, Beverly. "The Holt Legacy." Weather Gauge 24 (Spring 1988): 12-17.
Abribat, Beverly. "The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum-A Quarter-Century of Development and More to Come." Weather Gauge 26 (Spring 1990): 12-13.
Enoch Pratt Free Library. From a Lighthouse Window: Recipes and Recollections from the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. St. Michaels, MD: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 1989.
Gelbert, Doug. Company Museums, Industry Museums, and Industrial Tours: A Guidebook of Sites in the United States That Are Open to the Public. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1994. 94-104.
Annotation / Notes: Brief descriptions of fifteen industrial sites in Maryland. When considering sites on this topic most museum goers would probably know of the Baltimore Museum of Industry but people may overlook many of the other sites covered, such as the Ocean City Lifesaving Station Museum, the Poultry Hall of Fame, and the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Visitor Center.
Gelbert, Doug. 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.
Gelbert, Doug. A Guide to Maryland State Archives Holdings of Talbot County Records on Microfilm. Annapolis: Maryland State Archives, 1989.
Gelbert, Doug. "Home Town Teams' Baseball Exhibit to Open in Easton, MD." Peninsula Pacemaker 26 (June 1997): 5.
Gelbert, Doug. "Maryland's Best Kept Humanities Secrets: Chesapeake Nay Maritime Museum." Maryland Humanities (March 1999): 27.
Nugent, Tom. "Super Models." Chesapeake Bay Magazine 27 (January 1998): 50-55.