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Aerial image of the University of Rhode Island campus located in South Kingstown (Kingston), Rhode Island. In July 1888, the Board of Managers met at the Farm in Kingston for the first time, and in May 1889, engaged John H. Washburn as Principal of…


Various aerial views of the construction of Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island. When the college was established in 1854 as the Rhode Island State Normal School, its goal was to provide teacher preparation to young people from Rhode…


Image of the Knightsville Schoolhouse on Phenix Avenue located in Cranston, Rhode Island.See also:Cranston: National Register of Historic Places., 1984Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982


To the Honorable General Assembly
of the State of Rhode Island

We the undersigned Colered Citizens would respectfully repres-
ent, that we are deprived of our first and Constitutional
rights. Our Children are deprived of equal School…