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To the Honorable General Assembly now is session at Providence.

The undersigned, citizens of the State of Rhode-Island, would call the attention of your Hon-
ors to the case of JOHN GORDON, now confined in the Jail of the county of Providence,…


To the Honorable the General Assembly
of the State of Rhode Island

The undersigned citizens of Woonsocket, respectfully
represent that the Laws of this State in relation
to the hours of labor in the manufacturing
establishment are in many…


To the Honorable General Assembly
of the State of Rhode Island:

We the undersigned, citizens, would respectfully represent, that the colored citizens of
Providence, Newport, and Bristol, are deprived of their just and constitutional…


To the Honorable General Assembly of the State of Rhode-
Island.
We, the colored citizens of Providence in said State, respectfully ask
your honorable body to PROTEST, in the name of the State, against a law passed at the late
session of…


State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
Pawtucket, January 30, 1900.

To the Honorable Members of the General Assembly;
We, the undersigned, Conductors and Motormen, in
the employ of the…


To the Honorable the General Assembly of the
State of Rhode-Island, in session in Provi-
dence, January, 1845

John Gordon, a convict sen-
tenced to be executed on the 14th day of Feb-
ruary next - averring, as he has ever done,
his innocence…


Contains four images from the Factory Inspector Report, 1912 showing child laborers of various ages.The duties of the chief factory inspector and factory inspectors were governed by 1894 Public Laws Chapter 1278 (passed April 26, 1894) An act to…


Photograph from the Factory Inspector Report, 1906.The duties of the chief factory inspector and factory inspectors were governed by 1894 Public Laws Chapter 1278 (passed April 26, 1894) An act to regulate the employment and provide for the safety…


An Act to abolish capital punishment,
and to provide for the more effectual Punishment
of crime. -
It is enacted by the General Assembly as
follows;

Section 1. The punishment of Death is hereby
abolished.

Section 2. Any person…


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy and Mrs. Garrahy meeting with Senator Mondale and Joan Mondale.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy meeting with Rhode Island radio personality Salty Brine in September 1977.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy with Senator Pastore and Senator Mondale.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy with Jesse Jackson and General Assembly members, circa 1982.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy with Senator Pell, June 15, 1979 (Wind Power).See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of a press conference announcing the National Endowment for the Arts on-going Ensemble Grant to Trinity Repertory Company. From left to right: The Honorable Joseph Paolino, Mayor of the City of Providence The Honorable Claiborne Pell, Senator…


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy giving a speech aboard a boat.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy's visit to the Soviet Union, 1979.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy receiving a Doctorate of Law degree from Rhode Island College, June 1978.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of President Ronald Reagan shaking hands with Governor J. Joseph Garrahy, 1984.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


Image of J. Joseph Garrahy at an Oil truck press conference.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985