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Post by silverquill » April 2nd, 2021, 1:09 pm

The American Bee Journal, Vol. VI, No. 4, October 1870, by Various

This project is now complete.  All audio files can be found on our catalog page here:

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The 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)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/58187

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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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"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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Post by silverquill » April 2nd, 2021, 1:12 pm

Since we were able to finish the last issue in March, time to launch another. :)
~ Larry

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » April 2nd, 2021, 3:14 pm

Guess I'll stick around for another one. MW will be along shortly. :)
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Post by silverquill » April 2nd, 2021, 4:03 pm

Thank you so much, Jo!
We'll try to keep this one going smoothly.

Ready for READERS and a DPL would be most welcome! :D
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Post by Availle » April 2nd, 2021, 4:24 pm

Oh, could I do 8 - Bee-Culture in Cities please? I have heard that more and more people try to do that, so it's surely interesting to hear a view from 150 years ago (when there were no "real" cities as we know them today.)
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Post by silverquill » April 2nd, 2021, 7:42 pm

Availle wrote:
April 2nd, 2021, 4:24 pm
Oh, could I do 8 - Bee-Culture in Cities please? I have heard that more and more people try to do that, so it's surely interesting to hear a view from 150 years ago (when there were no "real" cities as we know them today.)
Thanks for our first claim!
And, I promise I will not overwrite your file this time. :mrgreen:
~ Larry

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Post by Andrea42 » April 5th, 2021, 6:32 pm

Hi,
Can I please claim Section 27? (Two Queens in One Hive / Bee Houses)

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Post by silverquill » April 5th, 2021, 9:45 pm

Andrea42 wrote:
April 5th, 2021, 6:32 pm
Hi,
Can I please claim Section 27? (Two Queens in One Hive / Bee Houses)
I've assigned this section to you.
Thanks you!
~ Larry

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Post by Teabender » April 7th, 2021, 5:34 pm

Hello! May I take section 2, Profitable Bee-keeping?

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Post by silverquill » April 7th, 2021, 6:27 pm

Teabender wrote:
April 7th, 2021, 5:34 pm
Hello! May I take section 2, Profitable Bee-keeping?
Thank you!
I have assigned this section to you.
~ Larry

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Post by Andrea42 » April 7th, 2021, 7:38 pm


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Post by silverquill » April 8th, 2021, 7:18 am

Thank you!
Happy to mark this recording PL OK. :)
~ Larry

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Post by KHurst » April 8th, 2021, 9:25 am

Hello!

Can I please claim chapter 7, "Novice", and chapter 19, "Queen Raising"?

Thank you!

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Post by silverquill » April 8th, 2021, 9:58 am

KHurst wrote:
April 8th, 2021, 9:25 am
Hello!

Can I please claim chapter 7, "Novice", and chapter 19, "Queen Raising"?

Thank you!
I've assigned these sections to you.
Thank you!
~ Larry

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Post by Availle » April 9th, 2021, 3:57 pm

Here is sectio 8, with a runtime of 6:31:

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/americanbeejournaloct1870_08_various_128kb.mp3

Makes you almost want to keep bees yourself. :D
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