Rhode Island Votes: A Lively Look at Election History
This historic view of voting in Rhode Island features an array of original manuscripts and memorabilia chronicling both past elections as well as turning points in the history of voting rights.
The exhibit includes documents relating to the Dorr Rebellion, the Women Suffrage movement, examples of early voting machines and ballots, election certifications, 19th century party affiliation voting proxies, campaign buttons, voter guides and photographs.
See the full exhibit for yourself at the State Archives, 337 Westminster St., Providence, through January 28. Free parking is available at the In-Town Parking lot across Snow Street from the State Archives. We are open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.