Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Audio files

check out these:

many of studs terkel's interviews are archived here -
http://www.studsterkel.org/
especially -
Division Street: America is Studs Terkel’s look at twentieth century urban life in and around Chicago. He included interviews with immigrants from other lands, like George Drossos from Greece, and those who migrated to Chicago looking for work such as Eva Barnes from rural Illinois and Mrs. Thacker and her son, Danny from Kentucky. Terkel interviews urban dwellers that aim high (Lucy Jefferson and Judy Huff) and high school drop-outs who are just “keeping on” (Jimmy White and Lilly Lowell). Street-wise Kid Pharaoh offers insight on the nature of success and so does Benny Bearskin from his Native American perspective.

Also the Flint Sit-Down Strike:
http://www.historicalvoices.org/flint/

And March on Washington Speeches (and more):
http://www.hpol.org/