Sound recording of go-karts leaving starting line at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. This race, the Margay Sprint Championship, is the first of the series in the World Karting Association Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. Part of Daytona's annual "Kart Week," racers compete on a dedicated track inside the Speedway which is built for go-karts that reach speeds of up to 130mph.
Sound recording of a South Carolinian imitating the cries of a merchant from his hometown. Catchy tunes such as these were a common form of advertising in a society without digital media or amplification.
Original sound recording of a Minorcan immigrant to Florida performing a traditional song used to teach children the letters of the alphabet.