Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Gertrude Johnson Harrington (1874-1948)
MSA SC 3520-2287
First Lady of Maryland, 1916-1920


Newspaper/Magazine Articles -

"Brilliant Ball Given for Men of the Service,"  The Advertiser Republican, 25 July 1918.

"Concert at Governor's a Brilliant Success,"  The Annapolis Evening Advertiser, 22 March 1918.

"Ex-Governor's Widow Dies," The Baltimore Sun, 9 April 1948.

"First of Weekly Reception at Executive Mansion,"  The Advertiser-Republican, 27 January 1916.

"General Kuhn Guest of Honor at Governor's Reception," The Annapolis Evening Advertiser, 2 March 1918 and The Advertiser-Republican, 7 March 1918.

"Governor and Mrs. Harrington Hold New Year's Reception," The Evening Advertiser, 1 January 1919.

"Governor and Mrs. Harrington Hosts at Dance," The Advertiser-Republican, 31 July 1918.

"Governor and Mrs. Harrington Hosts at Dance," The Advertiser-Republican, 8 August 1918.

"Governor and Wife Hosts at Informal Reception," The Evening Advertiser, 31 March 1919.

"Governor and Wife Receive at St. John's," The Advertiser-Republican, 27 January 1916.

"Governor and Wife and Mrs. Ridout to Occupy Box," The Evening Advertiser, 2 May 1919.

"Governor Harrington is disciple of I.W.," The Advertiser-Republican, 22 August 1918.

"Governor Off To Visit Son," The Advertiser-Republican, 15 November 1917.

"Governor Spent Fourth at Cambridge," The Advertiser-Republican, 11 July 1918.

"Governor to Spend Xmas Holiday with Family at Mansion," The Evening Advertiser, 24 December 1918.

"Governor's Plans for Wilson Inauguration," The Advertiser-Republican, 22 February 1917.

"Harringtons to Give Theatre Box Party," The Evening Advertiser, 2 January 1919.

"Harringtons' Hosts at Theatre Party," The Evening Advertiser, 7 January 1919.

"Mrs. Harrington made Honorary President of War Work Campaign," The Evening Advertiser, 13 November 1918.

"Mrs. Harrington on Problem of Women at Work," The Advertiser-Republican, 12 September 1918 and The Annapolis Evening Advertiser,
    5 September 1918.

"Mrs. Harrington to Receive Tomorrow," The Evening Advertiser, 4 December 1918.

"Mrs. Harrington will hold Y.W.C.A. Meeting," The Advertiser-Republican, 29 November 1917.

"New Governor was Sworn in on Wednesday," The Advertiser-Republican, 13 January 1916.

"New Year's Reception at Executive Mansion," The Evening Advertiser, 31 December 1918.

"Today's Reception at Executive Mansion," The Evening Advertiser, 5 December 1918.

"Visiting Governors to be Honor Guests," The Evening Advertiser, 13 December 1918.

"Widow of World War Governor Dies Here," The Daily Banner, 9 April 1948.

Other Materials -

Callcott, George H. Maryland And America:  1940 to 1980. Baltimore and London:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Journal of Proceedings of the House of Delegates of Maryland, February Session, 1964.  MD:  Kings Brothers, Inc, 1964.

Reid, Donald L., Roger Guy Webster, and Hubert H. Wright IV.  Cambridge Past and present.  A Pictoral History.  Virginia:  The Donning Company, 1986.

White, Frank F., Jr.  The Governors of Maryland 1777-1970.  Annapolis:  The Hall of Records Commission. 1970.

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