Block Island Oral History project records
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
1 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script