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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/files/64493/64493-h/64493-h.htmA young scholar, recently graduated from Princeton College, travels across the United States as a member of the working class, taking any job he could find, enduring hardships and struggling to make a living. He travelled mainly on foot, designing for himself a social experiment on experiencing different class and culture structures and the reality of working conditions at the end of the 19th century. This volume continues the story that began in the first volume (The Workers - the East), and spans the region from Illinois to California (Summary by Phyllis Vincelli)
Target completion date: 2021-04-30
Prooflistening level: Standard
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Genres for the project:
Keywords that describe the book: social science, working class, working conditions, economic history
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 The Workers - An Experiment in Reality: The West. 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."] "The Workers - An Experiment in Reality: The West, by Walter A. Wyckoff, translated by Phyllis. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of The Workers - An Experiment in Reality: The West, by Walter A. Wyckoff, translated by Phyllis. 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 The Workers - An Experiment in Reality: The West, by Walter A. Wyckoff, translated by Phyllis."
Filename: workerswest_##_wyckoff_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. workerswest_01_wyckoff_128kb.mp3)
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