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Matthew B. Gilmore

What Once Was: News for the community: Origins of Washington’s neighborhood newspaper tradition


George W. Atkinson and Alvaro F. Gibbons. Prominent men of West Virginia. Wheeling WV, W.L. Callin, 1890.

Fred A. Emery. “Washington Newspapers.”  Records of the Columbia Historical Society. Vol. 37/38, (1937), pp. 41-72

Matthew B. Gilmore and Michael R. Harrison. “A Catalog of Suburban Subdivisions of the District of Columbia, 1854-1902.”  Washington History, Vol. 14, No. 2, Commemorating the Centennial of the McMillan Plan, Part II (Fall/Winter, 2002/2003), pp. 26-55.

Harvard College. Class of 1864. Secretary’s Report: no. 5, June, 1874-June, 1881. Boston, Harvard College, 1881.

Ed Hatcher. “Washington’s Nineteenth-Century Citizens’ Associations and the Senate Park Commission Plan.” Washington History, Vol. 14, No. 2, Commemorating the Centennial of the McMillan Plan, Part II (Fall/Winter, 2002/2003), pp. 70-95.

Portia James http://cdi.anacostia.si.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Portia-James-EOR-Article.pdf

Diana Kohn. “Reporting the News.” [Takoma Park] http://www.historictakoma.org/ReportingTheNews.htm

Diana Kohn. “TAKOMA ARCHIVES: Capturing a community in print.” http://tpssvoice.com/2012/04/17/takoma-archives-capturing-a-community-in-print/

Floyd Goshorn. Goshorn Family History.  http://goshornhistory.org/downloads/goshorn_history.htm

Edwin Melville Williams. “The Press, 1789-1928” in Washington Past and Present, a History. John Clagett Proctor, ed. New York, Lewis Historical Publishing, 1930.


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