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Dash, Joan. Summoned to Jerusalem: The Life of Henrietta Szold. New York: Harper and Row, 1979.
Annotation / Notes: Henrietta Szold (1860-1945) was a social activist whose career began in Baltimore with the founding of a center and night school for recent immigrants from Russia similar to the settlement houses pioneered by Jane Addams. She later founded Hadassah, the Jewish women's organization, and became a leader in the Zionist movement.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. Henrietta Szold: Baltimorean. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1976.
Adams, E. J. "Religion and Freedom: Artifacts Indicate that African Culture Persisted Even in Slavery." Omni 16 (November 1993): 8.
Fowler, David Henry. Northern Attitudes toward Interracial Marriage; A Study of Legislation and Public Opinion in the Middle Atlantic States and the States of the Old Northwest. Ph.D. diss., Yale University, 1963.
Gerdes, M. Reginald. "To Educate and Evangelize: Black Catholic Schools of the Oblate Sisters of Providence (1828-1880)." U.S. Catholic Historian 7, nos. 2-3 (1988): 183-99.
Key, Betty McKeever, comp. Oral History in Maryland: A Directory. Edited by Larry E. Sullivan. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1981.
Annotation / Notes: Although it is very outdated, this directory should serve be the starting point for anyone attempting to locate oral history collections relevant to Maryland. Collections surveyed were not only in institutional hands (schools, libraries, and historical agencies) but also belonged to governmental agencies and private individuals. Included are DC and PA collections of potential interest.
Beauchamp, Virginia Walcott, ed. A Private War: Letters and Diaries of Madge Preston, 1862-1867. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1987.
Donovan, Grace. "An American Catholic in Victorian England: Louisa, Duchess of Leeds, and the Carroll Family Benefice." Maryland Historical Magazine 84 (1989): 223-34.
Donovan, Grace E. "The Caton Sisters: The Carrolls of Carrollton Two Generations Later." U.S. Catholic Historian 5, Issue 3-4 (1986): 291-303.
Hardy, Beatriz Betancourt. "Women and the Catholic Church in Maryland, 1689-1776." Maryland Historical Magazine 94 (Winter 1999): 396-418.
Annotation / Notes: A comparison of the experiences of two Catholic colonial women - Jane Doyne, an elite woman from the lower Western Shore, and Jenny, an enslaved woman on the Eastern Shore. Roman Catholicism was a significant part of their lives, and as women they served an important role in maintaining and transmitting the Catholic faith. However, their different status had an impact on their religious experiences.
Kelly, Richard M. "The Maryland Ancestors of Rachel Wells." Southern Friend 16 (Spring-Autumn 1994): 35-63.
Kessler, Barry. Daughter of Zion: Henrietta Szold & American Jewish Womanhood. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1995.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. "Henrietta Szold and the Woman's Literary Club of Baltimore." Generations (Fall 1996): 14-15.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. "Henrietta Szold in Church Stained Glass." Generations (Fall 1996): 16.
McNeil, Betty Ann, D.C., ed. "The Journal of Mother Rose White: The Earliest History of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Joseph's Emmitsburg, Maryland." Vincentian Heritage 18 (1997): 19-56.
Mannard, Joseph Gerard. Maternity of the Spirit:' Women Religious in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, 1790-1860. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1989.
Metz, Judith, S.C., and Regina Bechtle, S.C. "An Annotated List of the Writings of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton." Vincentian Heritage 18 (1997): 101-38.
Meyers, Debra A. Religion, Women and the Family in Maryland, 1634-1713. Ph.D. diss., University of Rochester, 1997.
Annotation / Notes: Explores the mentality of seventeenth century Maryland women by studying over 5,000 wills, which give expression to beliefs about property, relationships, gender roles, and religion. Meyer found that religious beliefs affected the values and behavior of colonial Marylanders. For example, Calvinists viewed women as subordinates and Free Will Christians considered women as trusted peers. Religion is a "crucial variable" in understanding early modern societies.
Porges, Ida. "Remembering My Mother: Portrait of a Rebbetzin." American Jewish History 83 (1995): 331-36.
Reilly, Mary, Sister. Women of Courage. Hyattsville, MD: Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 1991.
Requardt, Cynthia H., ed. "The Origins of Jewish Women's Social Service Work in Baltimore." Generations 5 (June 1984): 28-64.
Shargel, Baila R. Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1997.
Silverman, Sharon H. "In the Footsteps of a Saint." Maryland 27 (February 1995): 33-37.
Tallent, Kathleen O'Donnell. The Stained Glass Ceiling: The Development of Women Pastoral Associates in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Ph.D. diss., Lancaster Theological Seminary, 1993.