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The Life history of the United States : the sounds of history : a supplement

Author: Florence Eldridge; Fredric March; Henry F Graff; Virgil Thomson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Time Inc., 1963-1964.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on LP : LP recording : English
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction radio programs
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Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Eldridge; Fredric March; Henry F Graff; Virgil Thomson
OCLC Number: 42538089
Notes: Title from disc label.
Intended audience: Secondary and up.
Performer(s): Fredric March and Florence Eldridge, narrators ; Virgil Thomson, music editor.
Description: 12 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.
Contents: v. 1. Prehistory to 1774: The New world --
v. 2. 1775-1789: The making of a nation --
v. 3. 1789-1829: The growing years --
v. 4. 1829-1849: The sweep westward --
v. 5. 1849-1865: The Union sundered --
v. 6. 1861-1876: The Union restored --
v. 7. 1877-1890: The age of steel and steam --
v. 8. 1890-1901: Reaching for the empire --
v. 9. 1901-1917: The progressive era --
v. 10. 1917-1932: War, boom, and bust --
v. 11. 1933-1945: New Deal and global war --v. 12. From 1945: The great age of change. Vol. 1, Side 1, Documents: Passage to India / Walt Whitman --
Journal / Columbus --
Needs of the Virginia Colony ; Description of New England / John Smith --
Of Plymouth Plantation / William Bradford --
Book of the ocean to Scinthia / Walter Raleigh --
Generall considerations for the plantation in New England --
Poem --
Anne Bradstreet --
Indentured servant's letter --
New England primer --
Story / Mary Rowlandson --
Letter / William Penn --
Sermon / Jonathan Edwards --
Speech / Charles Townshend --
Speech / Isaac Barré --
Speech / Patrick Henry. Vol. 1, Side 2, Music of the colonial period: Seeds of love --
Felix the soldier --
Springfield Mountain --
Quaker's courtship --
What a court hath old England --
Liberty song). Dance and parlor music (John come kiss me now --
My thoughts are wing'd with hope / John Dowland --
Fine companion ; Newcastle). Religious music (Make yee a joyfull sounding noyse / John Dowland --
Make yee a joyfull sounding noyse / Daniel Purcell --
When Jesus wept / William Billings --
Gloria from the Magnificat / C.T. Pachelbel. Vol. 2, Side 1, Documents: Captain Amos Barrett's memoir --
Lt. John Barker's report --
John Adams to William Barrett --
Dr. Joseph Warren's statement --
Abigail Adams to John Adams --
Gen. Thomas Gage's report --Abigail Adams to John Adams --
Sgt. R--'s report --
John Adams to James Warren --
Declaration of Independence --
Tom Paine's "American Crisis" --
Sgt. R--'s report --
Surgeon Waldo's diary --
British officer's report --
George Washington to Henry Lee --
George Washington to John Jay --
Richard Henry Lee speech --
Franklin on the signing of the Constitution --
Preamble to the Constitution. Vol. 2, Side 2, Music of the revolutionary period: The white cockade --
Chester / William Billings --
Johnny has gone for a soldier --
American hero / Andrew Law --
Corn cobs, or Yankee notions). Salon music (Lamentation over Boston / William Billings --
Waillie, waillie --
Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas and violoncello / John Frederick Peter --
Toast to General Washington / Francis Hopkinson --
Battle of Trenton / James Hewitt). Music of the new nation (Ode to the Fourth of July / Horatio Garnett --
President's march / Philip Phile. Vol. 3, Side 1, Documents: Washington's farewell address --
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney's retort --
Abigail Adams to Mrs. William S. Smith --
Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis --
William Clark's Journal --
Timothy Dwight's Travels --
De Tocqueville's Democracy in America --
Reigart's Life of Robert Fulton --
Captain James Lawrence's dying words --
Captain Oliver Perry's dispatch --
Dolley Madison to Anna Payne --
Francis Scott Key's The Star Spangled Banner --
Stephen Decatur's Toast --
Monroe Doctrine --
William Cullen Bryant's To a waterfowl --
Thomas Jefferson to William Short --
Mrs. Howland's Infant school manual --
Andrew Jackson's message. Vol. 3, Side 2, Music of the young republic: Hunters of Kentucky --
Dark is the colour --
American star --
E-ri-e Canal --
Jubilee --
March and air / Oliver Shaw --
Wild Mizzourye --
He's gone away --
Sail away ladies --
Repentance / Rollo --
Wondrous love. Vol. 4, Side 1, Documents: Speech / Daniel Webster --
Retort to John Marshall / Andrew Jackson --
Proclamation / Andrew Jackson --
Speech / John C. Calhoun --
Speech / Angelina Grimké --
Editorial / William Lloyd Garrison --
Self-reliance / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Onodaga county teachers' institute report --
Woman in the nineteenth century / Margaret Fuller --
Society in America / Harriet Martineau --
Domestic manners of the Americans / Frances Trollope --
Comment at San Jacinto / Sam Houston --
Davy Crockett / Richard Dorson --
Bigelow papers / James Russell Lowell --
Journal / Narcissa Whitman --
The Americans / Francis Grund --
White jacket / Herman Melville. Vol. 4, Side 2, Music of the westward sweep: Old Dan Tucker / Dan Emmett ([performed by] Robert Spiro and chorus) --
Lubly fan / Cool White (Robert Spiro and chorus) --
Come where my love lies dreaming / Stephen Foster (Robert Sands and chorus) --
The Glendy burk / Stephen Foster (Charles Green and chorus) --
Salangadou (Lise Todd) --
Bamboula / Louis Moreau Gotteschalk (Jeaneane Dowis, piano) --
Tyler and Tippecanoe (Robert Spiro and chorus) --
The single girl (Jean Ritchie) --
California (Robert Spiro and chorus) --
Old folks quadrilles / Stephen Foster --
Mississippi --
Hebrew children. Vol. 5, Side 1, Documents: From John C. Calhoun's speech to the Senate (March 4, 1850) --
From the Fugitive Slave Act (Sept. 18, 1850) --
From the Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson --
From Jenny Lind's letter to her parents (Sept. 27, 1850) --
From Ben Holladay's account of robbery in The overland stage to California / by Frank Root and William Connelly (1901) --
From McGuffey's Eclectic first reader (1851) --
From Uncle Tom's cabin / by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852) --
From Abraham Lincoln's speech in the Lincoln-Douglas debates (Oct. 15, 1858) --
From Stephen Douglas' speech in the Lincoln-Douglas debates (Oct. 15, 1858) --
From John Brown's address at his trial (Nov. 12, 1859) --
From Louis T. Wigfall's speech to the Senate (March 2, 1861) --
From Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural address (March 4, 1861) --
From Jefferson Davis' Inaugural address (Feb. 22, 1862) --
From My story of the war / by Mary A. Livermore (1890) --
From Abraham Lincoln's letter to Horace Greeley (Aug. 22, 1862) --
From John William de Forest's "Forced marches" in The galaxy (June 1868) --
From Chauncey H. Cooke's letter to his mother (Dec. 25, 1862) --
From Robert E. Lee's letter to his sister Anne Marshall (Apr. 20, 1861). Vol. 5, Side 2, Music of the Civil War home front: Dixie and The bonnie blue flag --
The southern girl --
Follow the drinking gourd --
The lonesome valley --
Tenting on the old camp ground --
Beautiful river --
Listen to the mockingbird --
Roll, Jordan, roll --
Rally round the cause, boys --
Amazing grace --
We are coming, Father Abra'am. Vol. 6, Side 1, Documents: The aftermath of Bull Run --
U.S. Grant's letter --
Clara Barton's letter --
William Thompson Lusk's letters --
Abraham Lincoln's letter [to General George B. McClellan (Oct. 13, 1862)] --
Writing the "Battle hymn of the Republic" --
Pickett's charge --
Lee after Gettysburg --
Charles Blackford's letter --
William T. Sherman's letter --
Lee's surrender --
Lee's farewell to his troops --
Eliza Andrews describes defeat --
Lincoln's Gettysburg address. Vol. 6, Side 2, Music of the Civil War. Bugles and drums --
Marching through Georgia --
Aura Lee --
Oh, I'm a good old rebel --
Fifes and drums --
Battle of Shiloh --
Grafted into the army --
Lorena --
Bugle ensemble --
Mother kissed me in my dream --
Goober Peas --
The Centennial meditation of Columbia. Vol. 7, Side 1, Documents: From Andrew Carnegie's article on America's capitalist system (1889) --
From the Preamble of the Constitution of the Knights of Labor (January 1, 1878) --
From the proceedings of the Seventh Session of the National Grange of the patrons of husbandry (February 4, 1874) --
From Susan B. Anthony's demand for women's suffrage --
From Henry Woodfin Grady's speech "The new south" (December 21, 1886) --
From Booker T. Washington's speech at Atlanta, Georgia (September 18, 1893) --
From Andy Adams' account of a cattle drive --
From a report on the Oklahoma land rush (1889) --
From Helen Hunt Jackson's protest against the mistreatment of the American Indians (1881) --
From an address by Frederick Jackson Turner on the significance of the frontier (1893) --
From Mark Twain's observations of growing America --
Thomas A. Edison re-rcords "Mary had a little lamb" 50 years after his invention of the phonograph (1927) --
From poems by Emily Dickinson --
From William Dean Howells' description of the mood of America (1891) --
From Lord Bryce's account of life in America in the late 19th century. Vol. 7, Side 2, Music: Drill, ye tarriers, drill --
Down in the licensed saloon --
Variations on America --
Jesse James --
The bowery ; After the ball ; Daisy Bell --
The riddle song --
Little brown church in the vale --
The buffalo skinners --
Oh promise me --
Eight hours --
Where He leads me I will follow --
Semper fidelis. Vol. 8, Side 1, Documents: From the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 --
From John D. Rockefeller's statement on big business (1899) --
"The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus (1899) --
Mary Antin's first impressions of America, from The PromisedLand (1912) --
John P. Altgeld's letter to President Grover Cleveland (1894) --
From Mary Elizabeth Lease's speech to farmers on behalf of the Populists (around 1890) --
From a recording made by William Jennings Bryan in 1898 of his "Cross of Gold" speech originally delivered in 1896 --
From the joint congressional resolution of April 20, 1898, on Cuba --
Admiral George Dewey's diary entry after the battle of Manila Bay (May 1, 1898) --
From "An ode in time of hesitation" by William Vaughn Moody (1900) --
From The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane (1895) --
Mark Hanna's comment on Theodore Roosevelt's suitability as a vice presidential candidate (1900) --
President William McKinley's words upon being shot by an assassin (1901) --
Assassin Leon Czolgosz tells why he shot President President McKinley (1901) --
Mark Hanna's reaction to President McKinley's death (1901) --
Theodore Roosevelt's speech on national purpose (1899). Vol. 8, Side 2, Music: El Capitan --
Sixty-seventh psalm --
To a wild rose --
Hello Central, give me Heaven --
Aria from "Judith" --
Break the news to mother --
Chorus from "Hora Novissima --
Gypsy love song --
Maple leaf rag --
A bird in a gilded cage --
The Washington Post. Vol. 9, Side 1, Documents: Lincoln Steffens' description of President Theodore Roosevelt (September 1901) --
Lincoln Steffens' attack on immorality in politics and business (1904) --
Ray Stannard Baker's article in "McClure's" magazine on railroad rebates (December 1905) --
Orville Wright's description of the first sustained airplane flights (December 17, 1903) --
Jane Addams' account of the problems of the poor as recorded in "Twenty years at Hull-House" (1910) --
Edwin Arlington Robinson's poem "Miniver Cheevy" (1907) --
Theodore Roosevelt's speech on the Square Deal (August 31, 1910) --
Theodore Roosevelt's account of the building of the Panama Canal (March 23, 1911) --
Theodore Roosevelt's actual voice recording of his speech on the progressive party --
Woodrow Wilson's actual-voice recording of his speech on the "awakened nation" after being elected President (1912) --
Woodrow Wilson's message to the American people asking them to remain neutral (August 1914) --
A passenger's description of the sinking of the Lusitania (May 7, 1915) --
Woodrow Wilson's first public speech after the sinking of the Lusitania (May 10, 1915) --
Woodrow Wilson's message to Congress calling for a declaration of war (April 2, 1917) --
Speech made by Mr. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes to the Harvard Law Association (February 15, 1913). Vol. 9, Side 2, Music: Mary's a grand old name ; Harrigan ; You're a grand old flag --
My Maryland --
I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier --
Song to the spirit --
Saturday night blues --
Everybody's doin' it ; Alexander's ragtime band --
Sweet Adeline ; Meet me in St. Louis ; In the shade of the old apple tree --
The banshee --
The preacher and the slave --
Hurdy-gurdy. Vol. 10, Side 1, Documents: Speech / General John J. Pershing --
A farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway --
Trip to Europe ; The next war / Woodrow Wilson --League of Nations / Henry Cabot Lodge --
Comments on Warren G. Harding / A Republican senator --
Americanism / Warren G. Harding --
Succession to the presidency ; Welcoming Charles A. Lindbergh / Calvin Coolidge --
Statement / Bartolomeo Vanzetti --
Sonnet / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Comments on American life / Will Rodgers --
Main Street / Sinclair Lewis --
Acceptance for the Republican nomination for president / Herbert Hoover --
Description of the stock market crash / Frederick Lewis Allen --
A lawyer on the plight of the farmers --
A reporter on the bonus army --
Election of 1932 / Will Rodgers --
Forgotten man / Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Vol. 10, Side 2, Music: Over there / George M. Cohan ([performed by] Eric Carlson and chorus) --
Mademoiselle from Armentieres / traditional (Eric Carlson and chorus) --
Funny face. 'S wonderful ; Girl crazy. I got rhythm / [music by] George Gershwin ; [words by] Ira Gershwin (Lois Winter ; Robert Sands) --
Always ; All alone / Irving Berlin (Lois Winter ; Robert Sands) --
Runnin' wild. Charleston / [music by] James P. Johnston ; [words by] Cecil Mack --
Scandals. Black bottom / Ray Henderson --
La Cumparista / G.N. Matos Rodriguez --
Show boat. Make believe ; Why do I love you? / [music by] Jerome Kern ; [words by] Oscar Hammerstein II (Lois Winter ; Robert Sands) --
Brother, can you spare a dime? / [music by] Jay Gorney ; [words by] E.Y. Harburg (Charles Green) --
Ballet mechanique / George Antheil (Los Angeles Contemporary Music Ensemble ; Robert Craft, conductor) --
Piano trio / Roy Harris (Johanna Harris, piano ; Henry Temianka, violin ; Joseph Schuster, cellist) --
Ionisation / Edgar Varèse (Juilliard Percussion Orchestra ; Frederic Waldman, conductor). Vol. 11, Side 1, Documents: From an actual recording of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first inaugural address (March 4, 1933) --
From Eleanor Roosevelt's description of her first days in the White House (1933) --
Eleanor Roosevelt's story in her autobiography of her husband's response to her prison visits (1961) --
From various Huey Long statements on politics (1930s) --
From George Norris' description in his autobiography of the promise of the Tennessee Valley Authority (1945) --
From Frances Perkins' statement of the goals of Unemployment insurance (September 2, 1935) --
From John L. Lewis' statement of labor's objective (September 3, 1937) --
From Herbert Harris' description of a sit-down strike in Flint, Michigan (January 12, 1937) --
From Carl Sandburg's poem, "The people, yes" (1936) --
From a New York Times editorial on World War II (April 30, 1941) --
From Roosevelt's speech on the "Four freedoms" (January 6, 1941) --
From Roosevelt's war message to Congress (December 8, 1941) --
From Ernie Pyle's description of the front-line soldier in World War II (1944) --
From Roosevelt's address to Congress on the Crimean Conference (March 1, 1945). Vol. 11, Side 2 Music: Celebration dance --
The incredible flutist --Sing me a song with social significance --
Night and day ; Rosalie --
I'm sad and I'm lonely --
This is the army Mr. Jones ;Army air corps song --
Finale --
Nickel under my foot --
The saints' procession. Vol. 12, Side 1, Documents: Eleanor Roosevelt describes the day (April 12, 1945) her husband died --
From President Truman's speech to Congress describing the Truman Doctrine (March 12, 1947) --
From a plan proposed by Secretary of State George C. Marshall (June 5, 1947) --
From William Faulkner's Nobel Prize acceptance speech (December 10, 1950) --
From war correspondent James Bell's description of the battle for No Name Ridge in Korea (August 1950) --
From a campaign speech by General Dwight D. Eisenhower (1952) --
From the hearing of the special senate investigation on charges and countercharges involving the Secretary of the Army, Robert T. Stevens (June 9, 1954) --
From the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in the case of Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka regarding segregation in the public schools (May 17, 1954) --
From an interview with the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. (November 16, 1956) --
A broadcast from the Russian-orbited Sputnik (1957) --
From the John F. Kennedy-Richard M. Nixon campaign debates (September 26, 1960) --
From John F. Kennedy's inaugural address delivered in Washington, D.C. (January 20, 1961). Vol. 12, Side 2, Music: Oh, what a beautiful mornin' ; There is nothing like a dame --
Lonely town --
Knoxville: Summer of 1915 --
Good bait --
Second gamelan --
Rock 'n roll riff --
Chicago --
Psalm 23 --
We shall overcome ; This land is your land.
Other Titles: New world.
Making of a nation.
Growing years.
Sweep westward.
Union surrendered.
Union restored.
Age of steel and steam.
Reaching for empire.
Progressive era.
War, boom and bust.
New Deal and global war.
Great age of change.
History of the United States
Sounds of history
Responsibility: consulting editor, Henry F. Graff.

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schema:description"Vol. 7, Side 1, Documents: From Andrew Carnegie's article on America's capitalist system (1889) -- From the Preamble of the Constitution of the Knights of Labor (January 1, 1878) -- From the proceedings of the Seventh Session of the National Grange of the patrons of husbandry (February 4, 1874) -- From Susan B. Anthony's demand for women's suffrage -- From Henry Woodfin Grady's speech "The new south" (December 21, 1886) -- From Booker T. Washington's speech at Atlanta, Georgia (September 18, 1893) -- From Andy Adams' account of a cattle drive -- From a report on the Oklahoma land rush (1889) -- From Helen Hunt Jackson's protest against the mistreatment of the American Indians (1881) -- From an address by Frederick Jackson Turner on the significance of the frontier (1893) -- From Mark Twain's observations of growing America -- Thomas A. Edison re-rcords "Mary had a little lamb" 50 years after his invention of the phonograph (1927) -- From poems by Emily Dickinson -- From William Dean Howells' description of the mood of America (1891) -- From Lord Bryce's account of life in America in the late 19th century."@en
schema:description"Vol. 9, Side 2, Music: Mary's a grand old name ; Harrigan ; You're a grand old flag -- My Maryland -- I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier -- Song to the spirit -- Saturday night blues -- Everybody's doin' it ; Alexander's ragtime band -- Sweet Adeline ; Meet me in St. Louis ; In the shade of the old apple tree -- The banshee -- The preacher and the slave -- Hurdy-gurdy."@en
schema:description"Vol. 2, Side 2, Music of the revolutionary period: The white cockade -- Chester / William Billings -- Johnny has gone for a soldier -- American hero / Andrew Law -- Corn cobs, or Yankee notions). Salon music (Lamentation over Boston / William Billings -- Waillie, waillie -- Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas and violoncello / John Frederick Peter -- Toast to General Washington / Francis Hopkinson -- Battle of Trenton / James Hewitt). Music of the new nation (Ode to the Fourth of July / Horatio Garnett -- President's march / Philip Phile."@en
schema:description"Vol. 4, Side 2, Music of the westward sweep: Old Dan Tucker / Dan Emmett ([performed by] Robert Spiro and chorus) -- Lubly fan / Cool White (Robert Spiro and chorus) -- Come where my love lies dreaming / Stephen Foster (Robert Sands and chorus) -- The Glendy burk / Stephen Foster (Charles Green and chorus) -- Salangadou (Lise Todd) -- Bamboula / Louis Moreau Gotteschalk (Jeaneane Dowis, piano) -- Tyler and Tippecanoe (Robert Spiro and chorus) -- The single girl (Jean Ritchie) -- California (Robert Spiro and chorus) -- Old folks quadrilles / Stephen Foster -- Mississippi -- Hebrew children."@en
schema:description"v. 1. Prehistory to 1774: The New world -- v. 2. 1775-1789: The making of a nation -- v. 3. 1789-1829: The growing years -- v. 4. 1829-1849: The sweep westward -- v. 5. 1849-1865: The Union sundered -- v. 6. 1861-1876: The Union restored -- v. 7. 1877-1890: The age of steel and steam -- v. 8. 1890-1901: Reaching for the empire -- v. 9. 1901-1917: The progressive era -- v. 10. 1917-1932: War, boom, and bust -- v. 11. 1933-1945: New Deal and global war --v. 12. From 1945: The great age of change."@en
schema:description"Vol. 2, Side 1, Documents: Captain Amos Barrett's memoir -- Lt. John Barker's report -- John Adams to William Barrett -- Dr. Joseph Warren's statement -- Abigail Adams to John Adams -- Gen. Thomas Gage's report --Abigail Adams to John Adams -- Sgt. R--'s report -- John Adams to James Warren -- Declaration of Independence -- Tom Paine's "American Crisis" -- Sgt. R--'s report -- Surgeon Waldo's diary -- British officer's report -- George Washington to Henry Lee -- George Washington to John Jay -- Richard Henry Lee speech -- Franklin on the signing of the Constitution -- Preamble to the Constitution."@en
schema:description"Vol. 5, Side 2, Music of the Civil War home front: Dixie and The bonnie blue flag -- The southern girl -- Follow the drinking gourd -- The lonesome valley -- Tenting on the old camp ground -- Beautiful river -- Listen to the mockingbird -- Roll, Jordan, roll -- Rally round the cause, boys -- Amazing grace -- We are coming, Father Abra'am."@en
schema:description"Each volume presents a different period of history in America."@en
schema:description"Vol. 1, Side 2, Music of the colonial period: Seeds of love -- Felix the soldier -- Springfield Mountain -- Quaker's courtship -- What a court hath old England -- Liberty song). Dance and parlor music (John come kiss me now -- My thoughts are wing'd with hope / John Dowland -- Fine companion ; Newcastle). Religious music (Make yee a joyfull sounding noyse / John Dowland -- Make yee a joyfull sounding noyse / Daniel Purcell -- When Jesus wept / William Billings -- Gloria from the Magnificat / C.T. Pachelbel."@en
schema:description"Vol. 6, Side 2, Music of the Civil War. Bugles and drums -- Marching through Georgia -- Aura Lee -- Oh, I'm a good old rebel -- Fifes and drums -- Battle of Shiloh -- Grafted into the army -- Lorena -- Bugle ensemble -- Mother kissed me in my dream -- Goober Peas -- The Centennial meditation of Columbia."@en
schema:description"Vol. 9, Side 1, Documents: Lincoln Steffens' description of President Theodore Roosevelt (September 1901) -- Lincoln Steffens' attack on immorality in politics and business (1904) -- Ray Stannard Baker's article in "McClure's" magazine on railroad rebates (December 1905) -- Orville Wright's description of the first sustained airplane flights (December 17, 1903) -- Jane Addams' account of the problems of the poor as recorded in "Twenty years at Hull-House" (1910) -- Edwin Arlington Robinson's poem "Miniver Cheevy" (1907) -- Theodore Roosevelt's speech on the Square Deal (August 31, 1910) -- Theodore Roosevelt's account of the building of the Panama Canal (March 23, 1911) -- Theodore Roosevelt's actual voice recording of his speech on the progressive party -- Woodrow Wilson's actual-voice recording of his speech on the "awakened nation" after being elected President (1912) -- Woodrow Wilson's message to the American people asking them to remain neutral (August 1914) -- A passenger's description of the sinking of the Lusitania (May 7, 1915) -- Woodrow Wilson's first public speech after the sinking of the Lusitania (May 10, 1915) -- Woodrow Wilson's message to Congress calling for a declaration of war (April 2, 1917) -- Speech made by Mr. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes to the Harvard Law Association (February 15, 1913)."@en
schema:description"Vol. 10, Side 2, Music: Over there / George M. Cohan ([performed by] Eric Carlson and chorus) -- Mademoiselle from Armentieres / traditional (Eric Carlson and chorus) -- Funny face. 'S wonderful ; Girl crazy. I got rhythm / [music by] George Gershwin ; [words by] Ira Gershwin (Lois Winter ; Robert Sands) -- Always ; All alone / Irving Berlin (Lois Winter ; Robert Sands) -- Runnin' wild. Charleston / [music by] James P. Johnston ; [words by] Cecil Mack -- Scandals. Black bottom / Ray Henderson -- La Cumparista / G.N. Matos Rodriguez -- Show boat. Make believe ; Why do I love you? / [music by] Jerome Kern ; [words by] Oscar Hammerstein II (Lois Winter ; Robert Sands) -- Brother, can you spare a dime? / [music by] Jay Gorney ; [words by] E.Y. Harburg (Charles Green) -- Ballet mechanique / George Antheil (Los Angeles Contemporary Music Ensemble ; Robert Craft, conductor) -- Piano trio / Roy Harris (Johanna Harris, piano ; Henry Temianka, violin ; Joseph Schuster, cellist) -- Ionisation / Edgar Varèse (Juilliard Percussion Orchestra ; Frederic Waldman, conductor)."@en
schema:description"Vol. 11, Side 2 Music: Celebration dance -- The incredible flutist --Sing me a song with social significance -- Night and day ; Rosalie -- I'm sad and I'm lonely -- This is the army Mr. Jones ;Army air corps song -- Finale -- Nickel under my foot -- The saints' procession."@en
schema:description"Vol. 6, Side 1, Documents: The aftermath of Bull Run -- U.S. Grant's letter -- Clara Barton's letter -- William Thompson Lusk's letters -- Abraham Lincoln's letter [to General George B. McClellan (Oct. 13, 1862)] -- Writing the "Battle hymn of the Republic" -- Pickett's charge -- Lee after Gettysburg -- Charles Blackford's letter -- William T. Sherman's letter -- Lee's surrender -- Lee's farewell to his troops -- Eliza Andrews describes defeat -- Lincoln's Gettysburg address."@en
schema:description"Vol. 7, Side 2, Music: Drill, ye tarriers, drill -- Down in the licensed saloon -- Variations on America -- Jesse James -- The bowery ; After the ball ; Daisy Bell -- The riddle song -- Little brown church in the vale -- The buffalo skinners -- Oh promise me -- Eight hours -- Where He leads me I will follow -- Semper fidelis."@en
schema:description"Vol. 12, Side 2, Music: Oh, what a beautiful mornin' ; There is nothing like a dame -- Lonely town -- Knoxville: Summer of 1915 -- Good bait -- Second gamelan -- Rock 'n roll riff -- Chicago -- Psalm 23 -- We shall overcome ; This land is your land."@en
schema:description"Vol. 8, Side 1, Documents: From the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 -- From John D. Rockefeller's statement on big business (1899) -- "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus (1899) -- Mary Antin's first impressions of America, from The PromisedLand (1912) -- John P. Altgeld's letter to President Grover Cleveland (1894) -- From Mary Elizabeth Lease's speech to farmers on behalf of the Populists (around 1890) -- From a recording made by William Jennings Bryan in 1898 of his "Cross of Gold" speech originally delivered in 1896 -- From the joint congressional resolution of April 20, 1898, on Cuba -- Admiral George Dewey's diary entry after the battle of Manila Bay (May 1, 1898) -- From "An ode in time of hesitation" by William Vaughn Moody (1900) -- From The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane (1895) -- Mark Hanna's comment on Theodore Roosevelt's suitability as a vice presidential candidate (1900) -- President William McKinley's words upon being shot by an assassin (1901) -- Assassin Leon Czolgosz tells why he shot President President McKinley (1901) -- Mark Hanna's reaction to President McKinley's death (1901) -- Theodore Roosevelt's speech on national purpose (1899)."@en
schema:description"Vol. 12, Side 1, Documents: Eleanor Roosevelt describes the day (April 12, 1945) her husband died -- From President Truman's speech to Congress describing the Truman Doctrine (March 12, 1947) -- From a plan proposed by Secretary of State George C. Marshall (June 5, 1947) -- From William Faulkner's Nobel Prize acceptance speech (December 10, 1950) -- From war correspondent James Bell's description of the battle for No Name Ridge in Korea (August 1950) -- From a campaign speech by General Dwight D. Eisenhower (1952) -- From the hearing of the special senate investigation on charges and countercharges involving the Secretary of the Army, Robert T. Stevens (June 9, 1954) -- From the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in the case of Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka regarding segregation in the public schools (May 17, 1954) -- From an interview with the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. (November 16, 1956) -- A broadcast from the Russian-orbited Sputnik (1957) -- From the John F. Kennedy-Richard M. Nixon campaign debates (September 26, 1960) -- From John F. Kennedy's inaugural address delivered in Washington, D.C. (January 20, 1961)."@en
schema:description"Vol. 10, Side 1, Documents: Speech / General John J. Pershing -- A farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway -- Trip to Europe ; The next war / Woodrow Wilson --League of Nations / Henry Cabot Lodge -- Comments on Warren G. Harding / A Republican senator -- Americanism / Warren G. Harding -- Succession to the presidency ; Welcoming Charles A. Lindbergh / Calvin Coolidge -- Statement / Bartolomeo Vanzetti -- Sonnet / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Comments on American life / Will Rodgers -- Main Street / Sinclair Lewis -- Acceptance for the Republican nomination for president / Herbert Hoover -- Description of the stock market crash / Frederick Lewis Allen -- A lawyer on the plight of the farmers -- A reporter on the bonus army -- Election of 1932 / Will Rodgers -- Forgotten man / Franklin Delano Roosevelt."@en
schema:description"Vol. 11, Side 1, Documents: From an actual recording of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first inaugural address (March 4, 1933) -- From Eleanor Roosevelt's description of her first days in the White House (1933) -- Eleanor Roosevelt's story in her autobiography of her husband's response to her prison visits (1961) -- From various Huey Long statements on politics (1930s) -- From George Norris' description in his autobiography of the promise of the Tennessee Valley Authority (1945) -- From Frances Perkins' statement of the goals of Unemployment insurance (September 2, 1935) -- From John L. Lewis' statement of labor's objective (September 3, 1937) -- From Herbert Harris' description of a sit-down strike in Flint, Michigan (January 12, 1937) -- From Carl Sandburg's poem, "The people, yes" (1936) -- From a New York Times editorial on World War II (April 30, 1941) -- From Roosevelt's speech on the "Four freedoms" (January 6, 1941) -- From Roosevelt's war message to Congress (December 8, 1941) -- From Ernie Pyle's description of the front-line soldier in World War II (1944) -- From Roosevelt's address to Congress on the Crimean Conference (March 1, 1945)."@en
schema:description"Vol. 5, Side 1, Documents: From John C. Calhoun's speech to the Senate (March 4, 1850) -- From the Fugitive Slave Act (Sept. 18, 1850) -- From the Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson -- From Jenny Lind's letter to her parents (Sept. 27, 1850) -- From Ben Holladay's account of robbery in The overland stage to California / by Frank Root and William Connelly (1901) -- From McGuffey's Eclectic first reader (1851) -- From Uncle Tom's cabin / by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852) -- From Abraham Lincoln's speech in the Lincoln-Douglas debates (Oct. 15, 1858) -- From Stephen Douglas' speech in the Lincoln-Douglas debates (Oct. 15, 1858) -- From John Brown's address at his trial (Nov. 12, 1859) -- From Louis T. Wigfall's speech to the Senate (March 2, 1861) -- From Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural address (March 4, 1861) -- From Jefferson Davis' Inaugural address (Feb. 22, 1862) -- From My story of the war / by Mary A. Livermore (1890) -- From Abraham Lincoln's letter to Horace Greeley (Aug. 22, 1862) -- From John William de Forest's "Forced marches" in The galaxy (June 1868) -- From Chauncey H. Cooke's letter to his mother (Dec. 25, 1862) -- From Robert E. Lee's letter to his sister Anne Marshall (Apr. 20, 1861)."@en
schema:description"Vol. 3, Side 1, Documents: Washington's farewell address -- Charles Cotesworth Pinckney's retort -- Abigail Adams to Mrs. William S. Smith -- Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis -- William Clark's Journal -- Timothy Dwight's Travels -- De Tocqueville's Democracy in America -- Reigart's Life of Robert Fulton -- Captain James Lawrence's dying words -- Captain Oliver Perry's dispatch -- Dolley Madison to Anna Payne -- Francis Scott Key's The Star Spangled Banner -- Stephen Decatur's Toast -- Monroe Doctrine -- William Cullen Bryant's To a waterfowl -- Thomas Jefferson to William Short -- Mrs. Howland's Infant school manual -- Andrew Jackson's message."@en
schema:description"Vol. 8, Side 2, Music: El Capitan -- Sixty-seventh psalm -- To a wild rose -- Hello Central, give me Heaven -- Aria from "Judith" -- Break the news to mother -- Chorus from "Hora Novissima -- Gypsy love song -- Maple leaf rag -- A bird in a gilded cage -- The Washington Post."@en
schema:description"Vol. 4, Side 1, Documents: Speech / Daniel Webster -- Retort to John Marshall / Andrew Jackson -- Proclamation / Andrew Jackson -- Speech / John C. Calhoun -- Speech / Angelina Grimké -- Editorial / William Lloyd Garrison -- Self-reliance / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Onodaga county teachers' institute report -- Woman in the nineteenth century / Margaret Fuller -- Society in America / Harriet Martineau -- Domestic manners of the Americans / Frances Trollope -- Comment at San Jacinto / Sam Houston -- Davy Crockett / Richard Dorson -- Bigelow papers / James Russell Lowell -- Journal / Narcissa Whitman -- The Americans / Francis Grund -- White jacket / Herman Melville."@en
schema:description"Vol. 3, Side 2, Music of the young republic: Hunters of Kentucky -- Dark is the colour -- American star -- E-ri-e Canal -- Jubilee -- March and air / Oliver Shaw -- Wild Mizzourye -- He's gone away -- Sail away ladies -- Repentance / Rollo -- Wondrous love."@en
schema:description"Vol. 1, Side 1, Documents: Passage to India / Walt Whitman -- Journal / Columbus -- Needs of the Virginia Colony ; Description of New England / John Smith -- Of Plymouth Plantation / William Bradford -- Book of the ocean to Scinthia / Walter Raleigh -- Generall considerations for the plantation in New England -- Poem -- Anne Bradstreet -- Indentured servant's letter -- New England primer -- Story / Mary Rowlandson -- Letter / William Penn -- Sermon / Jonathan Edwards -- Speech / Charles Townshend -- Speech / Isaac Barré -- Speech / Patrick Henry."@en
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