Local Color Collection Vol. 001

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

In this celebration of diversity, learn about the myriad histories and cultures behind our volunteers. (summary by Eric Ray) (3 hr 19 min)


Along the New Jersey Shore. Boardwalk for Long Branch; Many Improvements Promis… 4:03 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
April - North Carolina 0:59 Read by Laurie Anne Walden
Black Country, The from Rides on Railroads 40:24 Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)
The British Matron 5:42 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
Calilfornia State Declaration of Rights (1849) 8:18 Read by Elaine Hamby
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 15:15 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
The Cliff Dwellers - fromArizona Sketches 12:14 Read by James Christopher
The Devil's Dance-Chamber - from Myths and Legends of Our Own Land — Volume 01: 3:18 Read by ML Cohen
The First World War - Selections from the Manchester Guardian 23:52 Read by Carl Manchester
The History of Simcoe County (excerpt from Chapter 5) 15:28 Read by Esther
Hundreds of Lives Lost, June 1, 1889 12:24 Read by J. M. Smallheer
New Jersey Colored Men. Special Dispatch, August 24, 1872 6:43 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
Origin of the Shell Mounds 8:00 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey (excerpt) 21:04 Read by Rachel Lintern
Seccessionists Being Armed, March 14, 1863 4:25 Read by Eric Ray
Silences and Note on the Chimes from Carolina Chansons 4:57 Read by Laurie Anne Walden
The Two Sisters - from Legends of Vancouver (Chapter 1) 10:55 Read by Sarah Jennings
Upon Westminster Bridge 1:15 Read by David Barnes