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Block Island Oral History project records

 Collection — Box: Block Island Oral History project records, 2000-2001
Identifier: 2004-23

Scope and Contents

Coordinators: Jane Musky and Nina Stack

Interviewers: Nina Stack, Jane Musky, Kim Gaffett, Pam Gasner, Martha Ball, Margarite Donnelly

“Family histories and memories of generations of Block Island that have lived and worked on the island for at least 100 years.”

When possible, 2-3 family members representing different generations were present for the interview.

In 1661, 16 families were granted the right to settle Block Island.Today, several of those original families are still represented on the island.

Project completed via grant to Block Island Historical Society from RI Council for the Humanities


  • Creation: 2000-2001


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Rhode Island Digital Archives

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Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

33 Broad Street
Providence RI 02903 USA