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Carpenter's geographical reader: North America

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The purpose of this book is to give to its readers a living knowledge of some of the wonders of the country and continent in which they live. Upon a personally conducted tour they are taken by the author through the most characteristic parts of the North American continent. They travel through the United States, British America, Mexico, and Central America, studying the most interesting features of life and work among the people of each country, learning how they are governed, and what they do in order to live. Much information is also given concerning the natural resources and the physical features of the countries visited. (From the preface) (8 hr 19 min)

Chapters

Preface

3:28

Read by MaryAnn

General View of North America

10:11

Read by BettyB

In our National Capital

10:02

Read by BettyB

A Visit to the President and to the Halls of Congress

12:52

Read by John Demetre

The Departments of the Government

15:34

Read by John Demetre

Baltimore and our Oyster Beds

5:22

Read by J. M. Smallheer

In Philadelphia -- A Visit to the Mint

9:42

Read by J. M. Smallheer

New York and Some of its Wonders

11:56

Read by BettyB

Our Foreign Commerce

15:08

Read by BettyB

New England -- Commerce and Manufactures

13:58

Read by BettyB

Among the Mountains and Lakes of New England

9:17

Read by BettyB

In Boston

11:45

Read by BettyB

From New England South by Steamer

15:03

Read by BettyB

In the Land of Cotton

14:35

Read by realisticspeakers

Among the Ricefields

8:14

Read by BettyB

A Visit to a Turpentine Farm

8:34

Read by BettyB

Florida and its Orange Groves

7:13

Read by Garth Burton

Through the Mississippi Jetties to New Orleans

11:59

Read by BettyB

A Visit to a Sugar Plantation

11:33

Read by realisticspeakers

Up the Mississippi River to St. Louis

12:35

Read by BettyB

Indian Corn and the Corn Belt

7:32

Read by realisticspeakers

A Visit to a Great Wheat Farm

10:48

Read by BettyB

A Journey on the Great Lakes

11:40

Read by BettyB

The Iron and Copper Mines of Lake Superior

9:02

Read by J. M. Smallheer

Life in the Lumber Regions

7:40

Read by Paige Al Qasem

Our Great Cities on the Lakes

8:20

Read by BettyB

A Visit to Niagra Falls

10:47

Read by BettyB

Travels in the Oil Regions

13:20

Read by BettyB

Travels in the Coal Regions

11:45

Read by BettyB

Pittsburg and its Iron Works

10:41

Read by BettyB

The Greatest Lake Port in the World

13:15

Read by MaryAnn

The Wonders and Treasures of the Rocky Mountain Region

10:21

Read by BettyB

A Visit to a Gold Mine

10:11

Read by J. M. Smallheer

A Day in a Silver Mine

11:40

Read by J. M. Smallheer

Across the Rockies to Salt Lake

10:48

Read by BettyB

The Fairyland of California

12:59

Read by Andrea Kotzer

San Francisco and the Chinese

6:45

Read by BettyB

The Pacific Northwest

8:16

Read by BettyB

The Yellowstone National Park

8:06

Read by BettyB

Amolng the Indians

11:20

Read by BettyB

Alaska and the Seal Islands

12:25

Read by BettyB

British America

11:53

Read by BettyB

The Cities of Canada

16:25

Read by BettyB

Spanish North America -- Mexico

12:11

Read by BettyB

Travels in Mexico

13:18

Read by BettyB

Central America

8:51

Read by BettyB