The American town: A self-portrait

Historical documentary series drawn from the recollections of senior citizens in a variety of American towns.An online collection of early educational public radio content from the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB).

https://mith.umd.edu/airwaves/programs/the-american-town-a-self-portrait/

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Bluegrass Country, part 1


This program, the second of two parts, focuses on life in Bluegrass Country. Features stories about horse raising, tobacco, bourbon, and other elements of the area around Lexington, Kentucky.


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 1967-02-21  n/a
 
 

Bluegrass country, part 1


This program, the first of two parts, focuses on life in Bluegrass Country. Features stories about horse raising, tobacco, bourbon, and other elements of the area around Lexington, Kentucky.


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 1967-02-21  n/a
 
 

Copper country: Part II, part 2


This program, the second of two parts, focuses on the Keweenaw Peninsula on Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Cultural life and ethnic groups are studied. Also includes the story of Father Baraga, a pioneer priest.


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 1967-02-14  n/a
 
 

Copper country: Part II, part 1


This program, the first of two parts, focuses on the Keweenaw Peninsula on Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Cultural life and ethnic groups are studied. Also includes the story of Father Baraga, a pioneer priest.


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 1967-02-14  n/a
 
 

Napoleon, Ohio, part 2


This program, the second of two parts, focuses on the town of Napoleon, Ohio. Topics covered inlcude the Miami and Erie Canal; farming methods; hatchery businesses; windmill manufacturing; and the women's suffrage movement. Includes an interview with a 102-year-old woman.


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 1967-01-26  n/a
 
 

Napoleon, Ohio, part 1


This program, the first of two parts, focuses on the town of Napoleon, Ohio. Topics covered inlcude the Miami and Erie Canal; farming methods; hatchery businesses; windmill manufacturing; and the women's suffrage movement. Includes an interview with a 102-year-old woman.


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 1967-01-26  n/a
 
 

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, part 1


This program, the first of two parts, explores Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where the rich heritage of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country dates to colonial times.


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 1967-01-24  n/a
 
 

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, part 2


This program, the second of two parts, explores Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where the rich heritage of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country dates to colonial times.


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 1967-01-24  n/a
 
 

Durand, Michigan, part 2


This program, the second of two parts, focuses on Durand, Michigan: Its story and success in changing to other industries in the face of declining railroad activity.


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 1967-01-17  n/a
 
 

Durand, Michigan, part 1


This program, the first of two parts, focuses on Durand, Michigan: Its story and success in changing to other industries in the face of declining railroad activity.


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 1967-01-17  n/a
 
 
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