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American English Dialect Recordings: The Center for Applied Linguistics Collection - (American Memory from the Library of Congress)
"The Center for Applied Linguistics Collection contains 118 hours of recordings documenting North American English dialects. The recordings include speech samples, linguistic interviews, oral histories, conversations, and excerpts from public speeches. They were drawn from various archives, and from the private collections of fifty collectors, including linguists, dialectologists, and folklorists. They were submitted to the Center for Applied Linguistics as part of a project entitled "A Survey and Collection of American English Dialect Recordings," which was funded by the Center for Applied Linguistics and the National Endowment for the Humanities."
culture  history  language  languages  dialects  english  us  american  linguistics  audio  words  archives  loc 
september 2009 by robertogreco
David Byrne Journal: 09.17.2007: On The Road
"I seriously doubt that architectural scholars and critics will agree with me here — they might prefer the more austere, minimal church of Tadao Ando or Corbusier’s wacky asymmetrical church in France. I’ll take this one, and Gaudi’s Sagrada Famil
davidbyrne  roadtrip  travel  american  dollywood  graceland  elpaso  losangeles  architecture  design  mormon  churches  memphis  culture  religion  place  context  us  americana 
september 2007 by robertogreco

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