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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/58187The American Bee Journal is the “oldest bee paper in America established in 1861 devoted to scientific bee-culture and the production and sale of pure honey. Published every Wednesday, by Thomas G. Newman, Editor and Proprietor” In this issues are topics from Bee-Culture in Cities to Queen Raising and Breeding. (Summary by Larry Wilson)
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Science/Life Sciences
Keywords that describe the book: insects, honey, apiary, apiculture, entymology, black bees, italian bees, queen bees, hives, bee hive
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End of recording:"Section # of The American Bee Journal, Vol. VI, No. 4, October 1870. 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 American Bee Journal, Vol. VI, No. 4, October 1870, by Various. Section Title."
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Filename: americanbeejournaloct1870_##_various_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. americanbeejournaloct1870_01_various_128kb.mp3)
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