Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Esther McCready
MSA SC 3520-14290

Sources:


Newspaper articles -

“South’s Racial School Pact is Challenged.”  The Washington Post, 15 March 1950.

"Negro Wins State Court Study Test." The Baltimore Sun, 15 April 1950.

"Open U. of Md." The Afro-American, 22 April 1950.

“School Equality.”  Editorial.  The Washington Post, 11 May 1950.

Folkenflik, David and Lyle Denniston.  “Blacks-only Aid Program Dies After Justices Refuse Review.”  The Baltimore Sun, 23 May 1995.

Bowler, Mike.  “McCready was a Genuine First.”  The Baltimore Sun, 7 February 1996.

Kaplan, Anna.  “Sharing Tale of Triumph from ‘Trying Time’; First Black Student at UM Nursing Marks Anniversary.”  The Baltimore Sun, 18 March 2003.

Dosey, Gary.  "Telling History; Mining Oral Traditions to Fill the New African-American History Museum.”  The Baltimore Sun, 4 April 2004.

"McCready fought for the right to be trained as a nurse." The Baltimore Sun, 22 June 2005.

"A Maryland pioneer." The Baltimore Sun, 20 April 2009.


Archival sources -

McCready v. Byrd case materials


Secondary sources -

Mills, Barbara.  “Got My Mind Set on Freedom:” Maryland’s Story of Black and White Activism.  Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 2002.

Olson, Lynne.  Freedom’s Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970.  New York: Scribner, 2001.

Smith, Pamela.  “Our Children’s Burden:  The Many-Headed Hydra of the Educational Disenfranchisement of Black Children.”  Howard Law Journal  42 (1999).

Hine, Darlene C. ed.  Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia.  Brooklyn, NY: Carlson Publications, 1993.

Salem, Dorothy C. ed.  African American Women: A Biographical Dictionary.  New York: Garland Press, 1993.

Kujovich, Gil.  “Equal Opportunity in Higher Education and the Black Public College: The Era of Separate But Equal.”  Minnesota Law Review 72 (1987).


On-line sources -

University of Maryland, Baltimore.  “News at UMB,” February 25, 2004.  http://www.umaryland.edu/oea/news/2004/040225-mosley-rs.htm.

University of Maryland School of Nursing.  “School of Nursing Alumna to be Inducted into Maryland Woman’s Hall of Fame,” February 4, 2004. http://nursing.umaryland.edu/communications/releases/mccready/mccready.htm.

Library of Congress.  African American Odyssey, March 15, 2002.  http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aointro.html.

Maryland State Archives. Maryland Women's Hall of Fame. http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/educ/exhibits/womenshall/html/whfhome.html.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.  Black Nurses in History: A Bibliography and Guide to Web Resources, June 7, 2004.  http://www4.umdnj.edu/camlbweb/blacknurses.html.


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