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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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I heard it from friends/residents of Earle USA - Earle Crittenden Arkansas 1900s USA - Earle Crittenden, Arkansas I heard this story from older friends and of my grandfather

My grandfather owned practically all the business and some real estate in Earle. He owned the Heilig Funeral Home, Heilig Bus Depot, the corner store, a Hall. He was considered to be a man of prestige and of prominence in Earle. According to the current funeral home owner, the town was almost named after my grandfather.

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