Exhibits

Bullets and Bulletins: African American Activism in Civil War Era Rhode Island

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The documents in this online exhibition tell two important stories about activism in Rhode Island in the 1850s-1880s. One is the story of the black…
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Over There, Over Here: Rhode Islanders in the Great War

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On April 6, 1917, America declared war on Germany. Within two months over 50,000 Rhode Island men had registered to serve in the armed forces. For the…
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Laboring for Justice: Labor Activism in Rhode Island

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Samuel Slater launched the American Industrial Revolution when he introduced new manufacturing processes and hydro-power in his Pawtucket Mill in…
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Virtual Exhibits