George's Creek Regional History Exhibit
George's Creek Regional Library, Main Street, Lonaconing, Maryland

Magazine Rack (MR)
Front rack and interior storage


Subject Headings: [Lefty Grove] [Town History] [Allegany County / Maryland] [Companies] [Environment / Weather] [Transportation] [Newspapers / Magazines / Yearbooks] [Miscellaneous]

    Robert Moses ("Lefty") Grove
  • Kaplan, Jim. Lefty Grove, American Original. Cleveland, Ohio: Society for American Baseball Research, 2000. 314 pages.
  • Levy, Ruth Bear. "Recollections of Lefty Grove: Baseball's Greatest Left-handed Pitcher." Maryland Historical Magazine, Volume 82, Number 2; Summer, 1987, pages 165-176.

    Town History
  • Barton, Coal Mining Town. 150th Anniversary of the Settlement of Barton [1853-2003]. 248 pages.
  • Bicentennial Cumberland, Maryland; a City in Celebration! 1787-1987 Bicentennial Committee, 1987. 56 pages
  • Bloomington Story, 1776-1976. Bloomington Bicentennial Committee, July, 1976. 100 pages.
  • Cumberland, Maryland, Bicentennial Showcase, 1776-1976. First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cumberland, Maryland. 62 pages.
  • Cumberland, Maryland, The Queen City of the Alleghenies. Clarence E. Weaver, publisher, 1911. 30 pages.
  • First Presbyterian Church Homecoming 2004. Lonaconing, MD, First Presbyterian Church 10 pages.
  • Souvenir Program, Fort Cumberland Bicentennial 1755-1955, August 14-20. Cumberland, Maryland: Commercial Press. 64 pages.
  • Frostburg Salutes the Bicentennial. Frostburg, Maryland: Frostburg Bicentennial Committee, 1976. 77 pages.
  • Frostburg Sesquicentennial Souvenir Book, 1812-1962. Frostburg, Maryland: Frostburg Sesquicentennial Committee, 1962. 128 pages.
  • Harvey, Katherine R., editor. "The Lonaconing Journals: The Founding of a Coal and Iron Community, 1837-1840." Independence Square, Philadelphia: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume 67, Part 2, March, 1977. 78 pages.
  • Historical-Biographical Sketch of Frostburg, Maryland, and Its Citizens Old and New. Frostburg, Maryland: Mining Journal Publishing Company, 1912. 62 pages.
  • Lonaconing Library, Main Street, 1929-1943 ... closed when WPA went out of existence. (A scrapbook of newspaper articles.)
  • Midland, Maryland, the First 150 Years, 1850-2000. Confluence, Pennsylvania: Sesquicentennial Committee, 2000. 248 pages.
  • Paul, Amanda. Cumberland. "Images of America." Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2003. 128 pages.
  • Paul, Amanda. Mount Savage. "Images of America." Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2004. 128 pages.
  • Robertson, Tom. Frostburg. (Images of America). Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2002. 128 pages.
  • Weeks, Thekla Fundenberg. Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland, Centennial History, 1849-1949. Oakland Centennial Commission, Inc., 1949. 103 pages.
  • Wilson, William L., Jr. Wilson's Turn of the Century Photo Album; Views of Cumberland, Maryland, and Surrounding Areas -- People, Places, History. Cumberland, Maryland: Commercial Press Printing Company, 1985. Features over 70 original photos taken by William L. Wilson, Sr.; 32 pages.
  • 1898 Directory (separate directories of Barton, Lonaconing, Mt. Savage, Westernport. Cumberland, Maryland). Preservation Society of Allegany County, Maryland, 1970? Reprint, 26 pages.

    Allegany County and Maryland
  • Allegany County: Pictorial History. Cumberland, Maryland: Cumberland Times-News, 2003. 96 pages.
  • Allegany County: Pictorial History II. Cumberland, Maryland: Cumberland Times-News, 2004. 96 pages.
  • Allegany County...Quality of Life. Allegany County Chamber of Commerce, 2002. 40 pages.
  • "Allegany County Veterans of World War II; Through Their Service." Allegany High School Social Studies Department Publication, Vol IV. Cumberland, Maryland: Allegany High School, 2002. 83 pages.
  • Allegany County, Western Maryland. Western Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 1969. 49 pages.
  • Curtis, Jennifer Keats. "Endangered Maryland 2007" Maryland Life, America in Miniature, Volume 3, Issue 2, March/April 2007, pages 49-63. Includes Lonaconing Silk Mill, pages 52-53.
  • Bicentennial Souvenir Program, "Operation Gateway's 8th Annual Heritage Days, June 18, 19, 20, 1976." [Operation Gateway is a volunteer organization dedicated...scenic and historical attractions of Allegany County, Maryland.] 30 pages.
  • "Prime Time, a History of Allegany County During the 1950's." Allegany High School Social Studies Department Publication. Cumberland, Maryland: Allegany High School Oral History Program, Volume VI, 2004. 136 pages.
  • "Surviving the Great Depression, a History of Allegany County During the 1930's," Allegany High School Oral History, Volume III. Cumberland, Maryland:, Allegany High School, 2001. 80 pages.
  • "Work & Wait, Allegany County: The Home Front Years, 1941-1945," Allegany High School Social Studies Department Publication, Volume V. Cumberland, Maryland: Allegany High School, 2003. 88 pages.

  • Georges Creek Coal and Iron Company 1839. Preservation Society of Allegany County, Cumberland, Maryland. Reprint, 11 pages.
  • Lonaconing Silk Mill, 1907-1957. Allegany High School Maryland Student Service Alliance Oral History, 1999. 20 pages.
  • Midland Coal and Iron Company Report, 1856. Cumberland, Maryland: Preservation Society of Allegany County. Reprint, 22 pages.
  • 1948 Lonaconing Silk Mill Employee Photograph. Employees named row by row. 17 inches wide Text at the bottom of photograph: "Lonaconing, MD, General Textile Mills, Inc., Oct. 1948"
  • Westvaco Luke Mill Report, Bicentennial Edition, July 1976. Special Edition of the Luke Mill Report published by the Public Relations Department of Westvaco's Luke Mill. 64 pages.

    Environment and Weather
  • Georges Creek Watershed Restoration Action Strategies Planning Initiative. Georges Creek Watershed Association, editors. Cumberland, Maryland: Allegany County, Department of Public Works. 2001? 6 pages.
  • Maryland Department of the Environment, Mining Program / Bureau of Mines, Frostburg Field Office, Frostburg Maryland. (3 separate reclamation/restoration reports in a portfolio: Cherry Creek [empties into Deep Creek Lake, Garrett County], George's Creek [Allegany County], and North Branch of the Potomac [Kempton]. Undated, 10 pages.
  • Strayer, Harold and Irving L. London. A Photographic Story of the 1889 Johnstown Flood. Johnstown, Pennsylvania: The Camera Shop, 1964. 40 pages.
  • Weathering the Storm; From Wind to Water. Cumberland, Maryland: Cumberland Times-News, 1999. Cover note: "Region Survives Disasters of the '90's"; 94 pages.

  • Harvey, Katherine A. "Building a Frontier Ironworks: Problems of Transport and Supply, 1837-1840." Maryland Historical Magazine, Summer 1975, Volume 70, number 2, pages 149-166.
  • Horse Drawn Vehicles: Carriages and the Community. The Thrasher Carriage Collection, Thrasher Carriage Museum, Allegany County, Maryland, 1997. Allegany County Commissioners, editors; Thrasher Carriage Museum. 45 pages.
  • Moedinger, William M. Road to Paradise; the Story of the Strasburg Rail Road. Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Strasburg Rail Road Shop, Inc., 1983. 40 pages.
  • Morse, Joseph E. and R. Duff Green, editors. Thomas B. Searight's the Old Pike, an Illustrated Narrative of The National Road. Orange, Virginia: Green Tree Press, 1971. 189 pages.
  • Stakem, Patrick H. and Patrick E. Stakem. "Western Maryland Fast Freight Line." Western Maryland Diesel Locomotives. Lynchburg, Virginia: TLC Publishing Inc., 1997. 166 pages.
  • Tamarack. "Taming the Savage River." West Friendship, Maryland, Margaret M. Harless, 1987. 52 pages.
  • Western Maryland Railway Historical Society 30th Anniversary All Steam Pictorial Calendar 1997. Union Bridge, Maryland: Western Maryland Railway Historical Society, distributor. 29 pages.

    Newspapers, magazines, and yearbooks
  • Cumberland Chronicle: June, 1972 (Special edition); July, 1972; August, 1972. Cumberland, Maryland.
  • Feldstein, Albert L. Feldstein's Historic Newspapers of Allegany County, Volume II, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. 1987. Frostburg Museum Association collection. (The Maryland Advocate, Frostburg Mining Journal, The Lonaconing Star, The Weekly Citizen, Cumberland Times-News, The Frostburg Spirit, the General Welfare, Cumberland Daily News, Georges Creek Journal, The Alleganian and other selections.) 102 pages. Cumberland, Maryland).
  • "Heritage Review News." Cumberland, Maryland: Preservation Society of Allegany County, Volume 4, numbers. 1 - 12, 1976; 12 monthly issues plus 12 special issues, 1976.
  • "Heritage Weekly." Allegany County, Maryland: 1976. 6 issues between October 21 and December 13, 1977; 18 issues, January 14 - November 21, 1978; May 1 and August 1, 1979; June 10.
  • "Journal of the Alleghenies." Grantsville, Maryland: Council of the Alleghenies Vol. II, 2 issues, 1965; Vol. III, 3 issues, 1966; (Annual after this?). Single issues for 1968, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982?, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999.
  • Reminisce, the Magazine That Brings Back the Good Times. Complete set (5 issues) for 1998, 2003 and 2005; several issues each for 1999, 2003, 2004 and 2006.
  • "Talisman." Bruce High School Senior Class Yearbooks, Westernport, Maryland: 1926 Alumni issue; 1929, volume V, Community issue; 1930, Commemoration issue, Volume VII; 1931, Volume VII.
  • "Valleys of History." Hagerstown, Maryand: Potomac Edison Company. Quarterly, 21 issues between Volume 1, Number 1, Spring, 1965; and Volume 7, Number 2.
  • "The Art and Artifacts of Mining." Compressed Air , Volume 97, number 3, April/May 1992, pages 6-13.
  • Brander, Michael. Scottish and Border Battles and Ballads. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1975. 300 pages.
  • Casey, John L. Annual Report of the Mining Inspector of the State of Maryland...His First Annual Report for Allegany and Garrett Counties...From May 1, 1915 to May 1, 1917. Baltimore, Maryland. 140 pages.
  • Douglas, Ronald Macdonald. Scottish Lore and Folklore. New York: Beekman House, 1982. 368 pages.
  • Greenwood, Alice Zora. Give Me One Yellow Rose, Aunt Alice's Poems. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 2003. 118 pages.
  • Hopton, William. Conversation on Mines and Collieries, Between a Father and Son...to Assist Candidates for the Management of Collieries. Stationers' Hall Court, London: Simpkin, Marshall and Son, 7th Edition, 1883. 285 pages.
  • Lax, Fred. Fifty Popular Duets for Bb Cornet, Bb Clarinet, Bb Tenor, Bb Baritone, Bb Trombone, Bb Bass with Piano Accompaniment. Philadelphia: J. W. Pepper and Son, 1947. Used by Lonaconing city band, 23 pages.
  • Linklater, Eric. The Prince in the Heather. Frogmore, St. Albans, Herts.: Panther Books Ltd, 1965. 144 pages.
  • McKaig Journal: a Confederate Family of Cumberland. Cumberland, Maryland: Allegany County Historical Society, 1984. 152 pages.
  • Murschell, Dave L. Glass of Cumberland Maryland Area. 2002. 166 pages.
  • Potomac Council Scout Show Scouting: a Foundation for Character, 2002-2003. Potomac Council, Boy Scouts of America. 76 pages.
  • Potomac Council Scout Show 2007, Celebrating 100 Years of World Scouting, 1907-2007. Potomac Council, Boy Scouts of America. 99 pp.
  • Russell, James Anderson. The Book of Galloway, History and Lore, Names and Places, Abbeys and Antiquities, Greater and Lesser Nobilities. Dumfries, Scotland: Blacklock Farries and Sons, 1962. 275 pages.
  • Scott, Harold L., Sr. Civil War Memories of Little Red Cap, a Drummer Boy at Anderson Prison. Cumberland, Maryland: 1997.


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