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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/66331/pg66331-images.htmlSylvester Graham, also known as the "Father of Vegetarianism", was a Presbyterian minister who emphasized clean eating. Graham endorsed the consumption of unprocessed foods, as close in kind as possible to those consumed by our wild ancestors. Whole-grain bread was a favorite topic of his, and in this treatise he expounds upon the origins, benefits, and production of the healthiest bread possible.
Graham's message about healthy living exploded in popularity after an 1832 cholera outbreak in New York City. On his lecture tour after the publication of A Treatise on Bread, and Bread-Making in 1837, he was thronged with admirers, although his lecture circuit was interrupted by angry butchers and commercial bakers. His ideas about the connection between food and physical and spiritual health inspired the Kelloggs, and the Graham cracker is named after him. (Summary by Tatiana Chichilla)
Target completion date: 0-12-00
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LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section (or Chapter) # of A Treatise on Bread, and Bread-Making . This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "A Treatise on Bread, and Bread-Making , by Sylvester Graham. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of A Treatise on Bread, and Bread-Making , by Sylvester Graham. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of A Treatise on Bread, and Bread-Making , by Sylvester Graham."
Filename: treatiseonbread_##_graham_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. treatiseonbread_01_graham_128kb.mp3)
Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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