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1941 Radio News


WA4CZD and P. G. Wodehouse


News from 1941. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1941 news file …

Signs of Change

Read by Deborah Brabyn


William Morris


In the 1880s William Morris, the artist and poet famously associated with the Arts and Crafts movement, left the Liberal Party and threw him…

New Discoveries at Jamestown

Read by Mark F. Smith


John L. Cotter


Chances are, you are reading this because you are aware that Jamestown, Virginia, celebrated its 400th birthday in 2007. It was the first &q…

Römische Geschichte Buch 8

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur.Römische Geschichte Achtes Buch (Ausgabe v…

Priest on Horseback-Father Farmer: 1720-1786

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Eva K. Betz


A historical novel for children, which tells the story of several months in the life of the then famous Father Farmer, as he traveled a Mass…

The Country of the Pointed Firs

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Sarah Orne Jewett


The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) is considered Jewett’s finest work, described by Henry James as her “beautiful little quantum of achi…

Historical Mysteries

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Andrew Lang


Edited by Andrew Lang, Historical Mysteries is a collection of infamous unsolved mysteries from various points in history.

The Life of Charlemagne (Einhard)

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Einhard


Einhard was employed by Charlemagne as a court historian. At the request of Charlemagne's son and successor Louis the Pious, he wrote a biog…

Famous American Statesmen

Read by Barry Eads


Sarah Knowles Bolton


A sketch of the lives of some of America's early Statesmen: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Andr…

The Prairie Traveler

Read by Angel5


Randolph B. Marcy


Commissioned by the US War Department and written in 1859 by a decorated US Army captain, The Prairie Traveler is a complete how-to travel g…

A Popular History of the Art of Music

Read by Tony Oliva


W. S. B. Mathews


Preface by W.S.B. Mathews: I have here endeavored to provide a readable account of the entire history of the art of music, within the compas…

The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War

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Gaius


The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as "Sallust". …

Democracy In America - Single Episodes


Old Time Radio Researchers Group


DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA Democracy in America is a well-produced dramatization of Alexis de Tocqueville’s book of the same name. These fourteen…

The Journals of Robert Falcon Scott; Vol 1 of 'Scott's Last Expedition'

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Robert Falcon Scott


Capt. Robert F. Scott's bid to be the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole is one of the most famous journeys of all time.…

True Stories of Wonderful Deeds

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Anonymous


37 short pieces perfect for newer recorders. These one page Stories of (mostly) Wonderful Deeds were written for Little Folk to teach them a…

Three Years In Europe

Read by James K. White


William Wells Brown


William Wells Brown was born a slave, near Lexington, Kentucky. His mother, Elizabeth, was a slave--his father a white man who never acknowl…

The Petticoat Commando

Read by Richard Kilmer (1942 - 2022)


Johanna Brandt


In introducing the English version of this book I venture to bespeak a welcome for it, not only for the light which it throws on some little…

A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 2

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot


François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior…

A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Read by Arnie Horton


Bartolomé De Las Casas


A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Spanish: Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias) is an ac…

Christmas Comes but Once a Year

Read by Ruth Golding


John Leighton


A Christmas tale of John Brown's ghastly family (suburban snobs), Captain Bonaventure de Camp and his equally awful brood (a dubious crew), …

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