Local Color Collection Vol. 001


In this celebration of diversity, learn about the myriad histories and cultures behind our volunteers. (summary by Eric Ray)

Genre(s): Poetry, Short Stories, Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Along the New Jersey Shore. Boardwalk for Long Branch; Many Improvements Promise, July 10, 1904 The New York Times Etext Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:04:03 en
Play 02 April - North Carolina Harriet Monroe Etext Laurie Anne Walden
00:00:59 en
Play 03 Black Country, The from Rides on Railroads Samuel Sidney Etext Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:40:24 en
Play 04 The British Matron Nathaniel Hawthorne Etext Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:05:42 en
Play 05 Calilfornia State Declaration of Rights (1849) California Constitutional Convention Etext Elaine Hamby
00:08:18 en
Play 06 The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Mark Twain Etext Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
00:15:15 en
Play 07 The Cliff Dwellers - from Arizona Sketches Joseph Munk Etext James Christopher
00:12:14 en
Play 08 The Devil's Dance-Chamber - from Myths and Legends of Our Own Land — Volume 01: Charles M. Skinner Etext ML Cohen
00:03:18 en
Play 09 The First World War - Selections from the Manchester Guardian The Manchester Guardian Etext Carl Manchester
00:23:52 en
Play 10 The History of Simcoe County (excerpt from Chapter 5) Andrew F. Hunter Etext Esther
00:15:28 en
Play 11 Hundreds of Lives Lost, June 1, 1889 The New York Times Etext J. M. Smallheer
00:12:24 en
Play 12 New Jersey Colored Men. Special Dispatch, August 24, 1872 The New York Times Etext Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:06:43 en
Play 13 Origin of the Shell Mounds J. Y. Detwiler Etext Lee Ann Howlett
00:08:00 en
Play 14 Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey (excerpt) Joseph Cottle Etext Rachel Lintern
00:21:04 en
Play 15 Seccessionists Being Armed, March 14, 1863 The Rolla Express Etext Eric Ray
00:04:25 en
Play 16 Silences and Note on the Chimes from Carolina Chansons DuBose Heyward Etext Laurie Anne Walden
00:04:57 en
Play 17 The Two Sisters - from Legends of Vancouver (Chapter 1) E. Pauline Johnson Etext Sarah Jennings
00:10:55 en
Play 18 Upon Westminster Bridge William Wordsworth Etext David Barnes
00:01:15 en