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Preserving African American History

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Cover art: Jill Snyder's book "Dear Mary, Dear Luther"

How do you preserve African American history? Connecticut author Jill Snyder started with her own family. Her book: "Dear Mary, Dear Luther" is a rare collection of 1930's love letters written by her parents. While researching the book, Snyder discovered a unique story of a Black family's journey through American history.

On Long Island, the Town of Huntington is working to save the Crippen House, a significant relic of African American history.

A conversation with guests:

You can hear more of Jill Snyder this Wednesday, February 10th at 6 PM through the New Haven Museum Facebook page.  Click here for the link.  

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