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Andrews, F. Ethel. Miss Ethel Remembers. Shady Side, MD: Shady Side Rural Heritage Society, 1991.
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.
Dubansky, Mindell. Guess Who Died?: Memories of Baltimore with Recipes. Rosendale, NY: Women's Studio Workshop, 1999.
Helmes, Winifred G., ed. Notable Maryland Women. Cambridge: Tidewater Publishers, 1977.
Annotation / Notes: Short profiles of 100 Maryland women who achieved prominence in various fields. Although the focus is on 20th century figures, Maryland women from earlier eras are also featured. A good source for information on many lesser-known Maryland women whose stories have not yet been told. Readers interested in notable women from the early decades of the 20th century may wish to consult Margie H. Luckett's Maryland Women published in three volumes between 1931 and 1942.
Kravetz, Sallie. Ethel Ennis, the Reluctant Jazz Star: An Illustrated Biography. Baltimore: Gateway Press/Hughes Enterprises, 1984.
Levin, Alexandra Lee. Henrietta Szold: Baltimorean. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1976.
Martin, Ralph G. The Woman He Loved: The Story of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974.
Sollins, Helen Burman. "Eleanor Septima Cohen." Generations 5 (June 1984): 19-27.
Turnbull, Pauline, ed. May Lansfield Keller: Life and Letters. Verona, VA: The McClure Press, 1975. [1877-1964].
Beckles, Frances N. 20 Black Women: A Profile of Contemporary Black Maryland Women. Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1978.
Carson, Warren Jason, Jr. Zora Neale Hurston: The Early Years, 1921-1934. Ph.D. diss., University of South Carolina, 1998.
Cook, Melanie B. "Gloria Richardson: Her Life and Work in SNCC." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women (1988 Supplement): 51-53.
Cook, Melanie B. "Dr. Lillie M. Jackson: Lifelong Freedom Fighter." Crisis 82 (1975): 297-299.
Foeman, Anita K. "Gloria Richardson: Breaking the Mold." Journal of Black Studies 26, no. 5 (1996): 604-15.
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.
Holland, Marcella. "Emergence of Maryland's African-American Women Attorneys." Maryland Bar Journal 28 (July 1995): 14-19.
Welcome, Verda F., as told to James M. Abraham. My Life and Times. Englewood, NJ: Henry House Publishers, 1991.
West, Margaret Genevieve. Zora Neale Hurston's Place in American Literary Culture: A Study of the Politics of Race and Gender. Ph.D. diss., Florida State University, 1997.
Beirne, Francis F. The Amiable Baltimoreans. New York, 1951; reprint, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.
Annotation / Notes: A social history of Baltimore City told through thematic chapters. Chapter topics are varied and include a wide range of subjects: i.e. monuments, food, sports, Hopkins Hospital, newspapers, and politics.
Chesser, Helen Brown. "St. George Island Memories." Chronicles of St. Mary's 40 (Spring 1992): 98-104.
Annotation / Notes: The memories of a woman who grew up on the Island during the early decades of the twentieth century.
Crawford, Joan B. "A Heritage Preserved: The Creative Traditions of Western Maryland." Maryland 25 (Summer 1993): 38-44.
Darin, Grace. "The Story of Charles Village: The Building of a Community (1967-1974)." In Charles Village Journal, 6-18. Baltimore: Charles Village Civic Association, 1974.
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.
Dombrowski, Esther. "The Homefront: Harford County During World War II, Part I." Harford Historical Bulletin 65 (Summer 1995): 107-52; "Part II."Harford Historical Bulletin 66 (Fall 1995): 155-204.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Lime Kiln." Historical Society of Frederick County Journal  (Summer 1994): 16-19.