American English Dialect Recordings
This collection comprises 350 audio recordings documenting North American English dialects. Recordings were collected 1941-1984. Recordings include speech samples, linguistic interviews, oral histories, conversations, and excerpts from public speeches. Some recordings have transcripts. They were drawn from various archives, and from the private collections of fifty collectors, including linguists, dialectologists, and folklorists.
The Center for Applied Linguistics Collection, hosted by the Library of Congress.