Girlhood Embroidery from the District of Columbia
By Gloria Seaman Allen
Gloria Seaman Allen applies her formidable research and narrative skills to the fledgling District of Columbia, bringing to light heretofore unknown details and full-color images for nearly 130 samplers and ...
2012; Chesapeake Book Company; Clothbound, 8 1/2" X 11"
A vivid account of the barbaric practices of Native Americans and European explorers and colonists.
By George Franklin Feldman
This riveting volume dispels the sanitized history surrounding Native American practices toward their enemies that preceded the European exploration and colonization of North America. We abandon truth when we gloss ...
2008; Alan C. Hood & Co., Inc.; 6"x 9"; 272 pages; Paperback
Its Origin, Progress & Decline in America
By Henry Reed Stiles
Bundling was an important part of American courting life, enjoyed by all good country maids and men and blessed by honest folk. During the nineteenth century, many elders clothed bundling ...
1871; Chapman Billies; 5"x 7"; 146 pages; Paperback
By Janet Greene
In earlier times, people felt the need to leave a permanent record of who they were and what they stood for. Nowadays people tend to keep quiet about those things, ...
1962; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.50"x 8.50"; 120 pages; Paperback
By Rebecca Benson Haskell
Illustrated by Elizabeth Durham Goodhue
Santa Claus is real.
His name comes from the Dutch colloquial Sinterklaas, a short way of saying Sint Nicolaas. This charming book, ideal for under the Christmas tree, is ...
2006; Alan C. Hood & Company, Inc.; 5.5"x 8.5"; 32 pages; Hardcover
The Death & Life of an American River
By John R. Wennersten
Located in Washington, D. C., the Anacostia River is a poster child for America's tragically neglected, abused urban waterways. There are compelling ethical grounds for remedying this river's environmental problems, ...
2008; Chesapeake Book Company; 6"x9"; 304 pages; Paperback
A Sense of Place and a Call to Action
By Ned Tillman
Extensive and fragile, the Chesapeake Bay watershed is one of the fastest growing and most endangered regions in the country. Here accomplished environmental scientist and lifelong ourdoorsman Ned Tillman issues ...
Maryland's Workers, 1865-1916
By George B. Jr. DuBois
Spanning the years 1865 to 1916 when the industrial revolution took hold, this book, one of the rare state level studies of labor and politics, explains how workers discarded outworn ...
2008; Chesapeake Book Company; 6"x 9"; 336 pages; Hardcover
Three Hundred Years of a Maryland Plantation
By David G. Brown
The story of Sotterley plantation in St. Mary's County began shortly after the founding of Maryland and continued over three centuries that saw it rise from humble beginnings, prosper in ...
2010; Chesapeake Book Company; 6"x 9"; 116 pages; Paperback
Drawings by Robert L. Dickinson, 1917-1918
By Gail Dickerson Spilsbury
New York physician Robert L. Dickinson, a lover of nature and a prolific artist, served with the War Department in Washington during World War I and while there explored both ...
2011; Chesapeake Book Company; 9 1/2 x 10 1/2; 196 pages, 38 full-color and 46 black-and-white illustrations, photographs, and diagrams; 18" x 24" foldout map in back pocket; notes; bibliography; paperback (gatefold cover)
The "Winans" Steam Gun and the Civil War in Maryland
By John W. Lamb
In the spring of 1861, with secession in full flower and Baltimore occupied by General Benjamin “Beast” Butler’s nervous Union troops, reports emerged that southern sympathizers there possessed a terrible ...
2011; Chesapeake Book Company; 6" x 9"; 96 pages; paper; illustrations; notes; index;