Thomas Jefferson isn't about to start listening to an iPod, with telltale earbud wires dangling from beneath his three-cornered hat as he walks the streets of Colonial Williamsburg. But people far from the restored 18th-century capital of Virginia--including students and researchers--can use their portable audio players to hear costumed interpreter Bill Barker talk about portraying Jefferson or read such historical documents as the Declaration of Independence.

These are just a few examples from the growing library of educational, and historically accurate, downloadable audio files accessible free of charge by educators, students,...

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