Melvil Decimal System: 974.99
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South Central U.S.
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Upper southern counties
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Works under MDS 974.99
- South Jersey Towns: History and Legends by William McMahon
- Cape May County, New Jersey: The Making of an American Resort Community by Jeffery M. Dorwart
- Cape May Point: The Illustrated History : 1875 to the Present by Joe J. Jordan
- Peck's Beach: A Pictorial History of Ocean City, New Jersey by Tim Cain
- History of the Early Settlement and Progress of Cumberland County, New Jersey; and of the currency of this and the adjoining colonies by Lucius Q.C. Elmer
- The History of Cape May County, New Jersey, 1638-1897 by Lewis Townsend Stevens
- Ocean City Volume II (NJ) (Images of America) by Frank J Esposito
- Cumberland County New Jersey Genealogical Data by H. Stanley Craig
- Genealogical data from Cumberland County, New Jersey wills by H. Stanley Craig
- New Jersey's Southern Shore: An Illustrated History from Brigantine to Cape May Point by Susan Miller
- Ocean City New Jersey by Mark McLaughlin
- Cape May in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History) by Don Pocher
- Shore Ghosts and Other Stories of New Jersey by Larona Homer
- The First Resort: Fun, Sun, Fire and War in Cape May, America's Original Seaside Town by Ben Miller
- Tea burning town: being the story of ancient Greenwich on the Cohansey in West Jersey by Joseph S. Sickler
- The Chalfonte: The Heroes, Heartaches, Legends, Love Affairs and Unforgettable Characters Behind the Hotel that Became an American Treasure by Karen Fox
- Cumberland County (New Jersey) Marriages by H. Stanley Craig
- Ocean City 1950-1980 by Fred Miller
- An historical account of the first settlement of Salem, in West Jersey, by John Fenwick, esq., chief proprietor of the same; with many of the important events that have occurred, down to the present generation, embracing a period of one hundred and fifty years by Robert G. Johnson
- Vineland (NJ) (Images of America) by Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society
- A Wild Ride: The Story Of Morey's Piers, Planet Earth's Greatest Seaside Amusement Park by Jack Wright
- Early Records of Cumberland County, New Jersey by Charlotte Meldrum
- Sea Isle City Remembered by Stafford. Mike
- Tommy's Folly: Through Fires, Hurricanes and War, the Story of Congress Hall, Cape May, America's Oldest Seaside Hotel by Jack Wright
- Ocean City, New Jersey (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) by Frank J Esposito
- Scheyichbi and the strand : or, early days along the Delaware ; with an account of recent events at Sea Grove ; containing sketches of the romantic adventures of the pioneer colonists ; the wonderful origin of American society and civilization ; the remarkable course of political progress and material improvement in the United States, as shown in the history of New Jersey, with proof of the safety and benefit of Democratic institutions, and the necessity of religious freedom ; to which is appended a geologi by Edward S. Wheeler
- Ho! for Cape Island! by Robert Crozer Alexander
- An index to the Cushing and Sheppard history of Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties, New Jersey by Donald A. Sinclair
- Penns Grove and Carneys Point (NJ) (Postcard History Series) by Donna Federanko-Stout
- Cape May, queen of the seaside resorts: Its history and architecture by George E. Thomas
- Early Colonial Life in Cape May County: What Wills, Inventories, and Court Records Tell Us About the County's First Settlers and the Way They Lived by Joan Berkey
- Taverns, farms & hamlets of Somerdale by Martin C. Hansen
- Wildwood Moments: New Jersey’s Beloved Boardwalk by Ian Markham Smith
- Salem County: A Story of People by Charles Hampton Harrison
- Records of Friesburg Emanuel Lutheran Church, Friesburg, Salem County, New Jersey by N.J.) Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (Friesburg
- Ocean City Baby Parade by Fred Miller
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