Don B telling his story as the opening speaker at the 2005 Melbourne AA Steps Weekend -- If you pull the trigger you have had your last drink!
Rachael S speaking at Feet First Speakers Group recorded in 2014
Vicki O. speaking at the Central Orlando Sat. Night Speaker meeting in 2011, she had been sober 28 years at the time of this speak.
Herb W. from Midland TX. speaking at the Huntsville Roundup in Feb. 1999, he got sober in 1975.
Rick H from Portland OR. speaking at the Cabana Speakers meeting in Portland OR he was 15 yeas sober at the time of this speak.
Addie H from Sacramento CA sober in 1982 speaking at an unknown AA meeting in July of 2010.
One of the things I found facinating about her speak is her telling her mothers story as the first woman in the first meeting in L.A.
This is not a speaker meeting, it is a speak by Nell Wing who was Bill Ws second secretary and AAs first archivist. At the time of this speak AA was almost 60 and Nell began working for AA when it was almost 12. This was recorded in Phoenix AZ in 1994.
Ed B speaking at a conference in Charlotte NC at an unknown date, this was recorded sometime in the 1950's. Very good recording quality for the time.
Dave P. from Birch Way WA. telling his Story at Woodstock of AA in Cocoa Beach FL. May 2010.
The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.
Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference. Entire Original Manuscript (about) including the stories. Easy to read retyped version. Includes paragraph numbers corresponding to the modern text for easy comparison.
Footnotes explaining historical and obscure references in the text.
Footnotes documenting all 79 differences between the modern text and the original 1st printing text of the 1st 164 pages (about). Yes, believe it or not, the basic text has been changed 79 times since it was first published.
Two place keeping ribbons. Special "lay flat" binding.