Stories that reflect how societies think, behave, believe, dress, create art, and work give us a window into diverse cultures.

Culture Chapters

Youth In Government is a student run, student led club that takes place middle school through college. It takes place locally and nationally, and help...

Learn about the oldest town in Polk and all this little town has been through.

A cultural perspective of the histoy of Bartow, Florida

When Fear and Kings Ruled the Land

Ghost stories I told as a kid.

Culture Story Briefs

Phosphate mining, in South Carolina, was once the most-dominant in the world. This twenty-year position of prominence ended due to a variety of factor...

American children held jobs in many industries, including the cotton industry during the early 20th century. This girl was a spinner at a South Caroli...

Woodrow Wilson, about to be inaugurated as U.S. President, learns that American women are marching in protest against his stance on female voting righ...

The political campaigns, leading-up to the presidential election of 1884, included lots of arguing politicians.

A pro-Southern political cartoon intended to show that American slaves were better-off than British workers.

Culture Audios

Lehua, a young noble Hawaiian comes of age, the preface.

Cowboys of the "Old West" sang songs about their work (and the trouble they got into). This is an example.

Carole Bos, founder and Chief Creative Officer at AwesomeStories provides background about the site and its mission.

NOTES from UNDERGROUNDBy Fyodor DostoevskyTranslation by Andrew R.

On the 8th of December, 1941 - the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed - Americans received their up-to-date news from the radio.

Culture Audio Narrations

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Margaret Mitchell found the title for her new book in the lines of an 1891 poem.

Margaret Mitchell was a flirt who had lots of suitors. Did she create Scarlett O'Hara in her own likeness?

Margaret Mitchell published one novel in her lifetime. How Gone with the Wind came about is a story unto itself.

Not only was he a brilliant composer, Beethoven was also a brilliant pianist.

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