CREDITS AND FURTHER READING
Content for this online exhibition was provided by Bob Bachman, Chair of Montgomery History’s Mary Kay Harper Center for Suburban Studies Steering Committee. Content was also provided by Sarah Hedlund, Archivist/Librarian for Montgomery History and curator for this exhibition.
For further information on the topics discussed in this presentation, refer to the following sources:
These episodes of Paths to the Present:
Episode 8 (part 1) Silver Spring Shopping Center
Episode 30 (part 2) David Taylor Model Basin
Episode 42 (part 2) History of Atomic Energy Commission in Germantown
Episode 60 Metropolitan Branch, B&O Railroad
These issues of the Montgomery County Story:
Beck, Jo. “Train Stations and Suburban Development along the Old Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.” Montgomery County Story, Volume 37, Number 1. February, 1994.
Brigham, Arthur P.“The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission,” Montgomery County Story, Volume 21, Number 3. August, 1978.
Walston, Mark. “Montgomery County’s First Garden Apartments.” Montgomery County Story, Volume 27, Number 1. February, 1984.
Wilson, Everett B. “Communities along the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.” Montgomery County Story, Volume 10, Number 1. November, 1966.
In addition to those cited above, the following sources were consulted in the creation of this exhibition:
BOOKS AND PAPERS
Clarke, Nina Honemond and Brown, Lillian B. History of the Black Public Schools of Montgomery County, Md: 1872-1961. Bartleby Press: Silver Spring, MD. 1995.
Duany, Andres; Plater-Zyberk; Speck, Jeff. Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream. North Point Press: New York, NY. 2000.
Hanson, Royce. Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest. Cornell University Press: Ithaca, NY. 2017.
Hayden, Dolores. Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000. Vintage Books: New York, NY. 2004.
Jackson, Kenneth T. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. 1985
Jaffeson, Richard C. Silver Spring Success: The 300 Year History of Silver Spring, Maryland. Fifth Edition, 2003.
Jewell, E. Guy. From One Room to Open Space: A History of Montgomery County Schools from 1732 to 1965. Montgomery County Public Schools: Rockville MD, 1976.
Johansen, Bruce Richard. Imagined Pasts, Imagined Futures: Race, Politics, Memory and the Revitalization of Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. Dissertation, University of Maryland, 2005. Retrieved from: http://drum.lib.umd.edu/handle/1903/3210.
Kelly, Clare Lise. Montgomery Modern. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission: Silver Spring, MD. 2015.
Lisicky, Michael J. Woodward & Lothrop: A Store Worthy of the Nation’s Capital. The History Press: Charleston, SC. 2013.
Longstreth, Richard. The Mixed Blessings of Success: The Hecht Company and Department Store Branch Development after World War II. Center for Washington Area Studies, The George Washington University. Occasional Paper No. 14, January 1995.
MacMaster, Richard K. and Hiebert, Ray Eldon. A Grateful Remembrance – the Story of Montgomery County, MD. Montgomery County Government & Montgomery County Historical Society, Rockville, MD, 1976.
Richardson, Virginia. 1960-61 Montgomery County Handbook. Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce: Washington Grove, MD. 1960
Sween, Jane C. & Offutt, William, Montgomery County – Centuries of Change. American Historical Press, Sun Valley, CA, 1999.
Town of Chevy Chase: Past and Present. Town of Chevy Chase: Montgomery County, MD. 1990.
“An Inventory of Community Resources for Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, Maryland.” Technical Bulletin No. 3. Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission: Silver Spring, MD, April 1955 and April, 1959.
“An Inventory of Land Use: Maryland-Washington Regional District, 1955.” Montgomery County Archives; Gaithersburg, Maryland. Record Group 15: Boards and Commissions. Records Title: Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission. Series I: Master Plans, Box 1.
County Manager’s Annual Reports: Montgomery County, Maryland, 1949-1960. Montgomery County Archives; Gaithersburg, Maryland. Record Group 01: County Executive. Records Title: County Manager. Series II: Printed Material, Box 1.
Homer Hoyt Associates. “Economic Survey of Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties, Maryland.” Washington, D.C., January 1955.
“Looking Ahead: A General Plan for the Maryland-Washington Regional District, 1958-1980,” June, 1958. Montgomery County Archives; Gaithersburg, Maryland. Record Group 15: Boards, Committees and Commissions. Records Title: Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission. Series I: Master Plans, Box 1.
Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission: Annual Reports, 1952-1960. Montgomery County Archives; Gaithersburg, Maryland. Record Group 15: Boards, Committees and Commissions. Records Title: Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission. Series II: Annual Reports, Comprehensive Plan, and General Plan Reports, Box 11.
“Montgomery County State and Regional Trends, 1950-1990.” Research and Information Systems Division: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. December, 1991
“Montgomery County, Maryland: Pictorial and General Information.” Rockville, MD: October 2, 1958. Montgomery County Archives; Gaithersburg, Maryland. General Reference Collection: F-1:b.
“Selected Montgomery County Census Data, 1950-2000.” U.S. Census Bureau; Montgomery County Planning Department, Research and Technology Center. Accessed from montgomeryplanning.org on March 6, 2018.
“This is Montgomery County, Maryland.” League of Women Voters: Silver Spring, MD. 1960. Montgomery County Archives; Gaithersburg, Maryland. General Reference Collection: F-1:b.
United States Census of Population: 1960, General Social and Economic Characteristics. Maryland Bureau of Census, 1961.
Harness, Conrad P. “Bethesda Lures Investors, Business.” The Washington Post: February 5, 1950.
Harness, Conrad P. “Maryland’s ‘Second City’ Preps for Expansion.” The Washington Post: August 4, 1946.
Jones, Jean. “Negro Eating Ban is Checked.” The Washington Post and Times Herald. August 26, 1957.
“NAACP Pickets New Store in Wheaton Plaza.” The Washington Post, Times Herald. February 6, 1960.
“Spring Homes Review.” The Evening Star: Washington, D.C., April 28, 1956.
“Store Lifts Negro Ban in Restaurant.” The Washington Post, Saturday, March 5, 1960.