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Items associated with name 'Bloodsworth Island (Md.)'

Delmarva Oral Histories Collection

by Unknown (1976 – 1990s)

1 box (0.25 linear feet)

This set of 19 tapes document a wide range of accounts and interviews centered on local Delmarva history. Such topics include: Accounts of daily life from past inhabitants of Holland Island, Barren Island, Bloodsworth Island, and Pone Island; Ralph Dulany and his Fruitland Cannery; an Inventory of Teackle Mansion; The founding of Salisbury and its boundaries; Early 20th century Salisbury and lynching in Salisbury; 1930s education in Salisbury; Delmarva plantation architecture; Early 20th century Deal's island; Early 20th century Quantico; St. Claire Wright and Historic Annapolis Incorporated; Cypress Swamp agriculture and shingle production; and Life in Early 20th century Princess Anne.

Associated Subjects: Architecture • Education
Identifier: 1993.018
Repository: Local History Archives
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Thomas Davidson collection

by Davidson, Thomas (circa 1982)

6 folders (0.06 linear feet)

The Thomas Davidson Collection contains research papers written by Thomas E. Davidson on subjects regarding the Eastern Shore, involving slavery, Native Americans, and freedman during the 18th and 19th centuries. This collection contains an essay titled, "Free Black on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland: The Colonial Period -1662 to 1775." There is also an essay on Indian villages on lower Delmarva titled "Historically Attested Indian Villages on the Lower Delmarva." Another essay is "Free Black Landowners on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland 1783-1861." There is also an essay titled, "The Demographics of Freedom- Manumission Practices and the Shaping of the Eastern Shore's Free Black Population." The last essay is an archaeological excavation information booklet from Bloodsworth Island, Dorchester County, Md.

Associated Subjects: Native American History • Slavery
Identifier: 1982.013
Repository: Local History Archives
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