The Baltimore Railroad Strike
Archives of Maryland series: Documents for the Classroom
& Riot of 1877
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Suggested Reading & Viewing
Books, Articles, and Videos:
Brier, Stephen, producer & director. 1877, The
Grand Army of Starvation. American Social History Productions, inc., 1984. 30 minute video. MSA SC 2221-09-02
Bruce, Robert V. 1877: Year of Violence. Chicago: Elephant Paperbacks, 1989 .
Gillett, Sylvia. "Camden Yards and the Strike of 1877,"
in The Baltimore Book New Views of Local History, edited by Elizabeth Fee, Linda Shopes, & Linda Zeidman. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991, pp. 1-16. MSA SC 2221-09-11
Jones, Carlton."Tragedy in July: The Rail Strike-Riot
of 1877" Sun, Magazine Section, July 17, 1977, courtesy Enoch Pratt Free Library, Vertical File. MSA SC 2221-09-07
- Levine, Bruce, et al.
Who built America?: Working People and the Nation's Economy, Politics, Culture, and Society Vol. I. New York: Pantheon Books, c. 1989 - c. 1992. [LC Call No.: HD8066.W47 1989] MSA SC 2221-09-13
Stowell, David Omar. The Struggle of City Streets: People, Railroads, and the Great Strikes of 1877. Ann Arbor, MI:UMI Dissertation Services, 1994 .
Yearley, Clifton K., Jr. "The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Strike of 1877." Maryland Historical Magazine, vol 51., no.
3, September 1956, pp. 118-211. MSA SC 2221-09-08
Fifth Regiment Infantry, Md. Nat. Guard, U. S. Volunteer. A History of the Regiment from Its First Organization to the Present Time. Baltimore: Geo. A. Meekins, 1899, selected pages. MSA SP I5427. MSA SC 2221-09-14
Martin, Edward Winslow. The History of the
Great Riots ... .Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, 1877. MSA SC 2221-09-10
Scharf, John Thomas. History of Maryland. Baltimore:
John B. Piet, 1879, vol. III, pp. 726-745 MSA SC 2221-09-09
Wilson, Frederick T. Federal Aid in Domestic Disturbances, 1787-1903.
Government Printing Office, 1903, pp.
189-205. MSA SC 2221-09-15
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