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Beyond the History Books: Oral History Interviewing Can Help Preserve Family Legacies

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The Mead family in the 1940s, from the Mead Family Collection. COURTESY MONTAUK LIBRARY ARCHIVES

The Mead family in the 1940s, from the Mead Family Collection. COURTESY MONTAUK LIBRARY ARCHIVES

Anne Hinch-Henry, great grandmother of April Earle. COURTESY APRIL EARLE

Anne Hinch-Henry, great grandmother of April Earle. COURTESY APRIL EARLE

April Earle

April Earle

A look at April Earle's journey into genealogy, which started at a family reunion when she realized her grandmother's brother married her grandfather's cousin. COURTESY APRIL EARLE

A look at April Earle's journey into genealogy, which started at a family reunion when she realized her grandmother's brother married her grandfather's cousin. COURTESY APRIL EARLE

A deep dive into April Earle's family genealogy revealed that her great grandmother, Anne Hinch-Henry, fostered children, including Edward Reed, who is buried with her. COURTESY APRIL EARLE

A deep dive into April Earle's family genealogy revealed that her great grandmother, Anne Hinch-Henry, fostered children, including Edward Reed, who is buried with her. COURTESY APRIL EARLE

authorMichelle Trauring on Nov 30, 2022
April Lynne Earle’s journey into genealogy began when she was 12 years old, at a family reunion on Long Island, the moment she noticed an unexpected guest. “It was for... more

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