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Civil War’s End Revives Suffrage Battles in Rhode Island
6 months ago

Civil War’s End Revives Suffrage Battles in Rhode Island

[The authors dedicate this article to their friend and mentor Patrick T. Conley, the dean of Rhode Island historians.]

From 2010 to 2015, the publishing world was …
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Westerly Boys Compete for the Marbles Championships of 1931 and 1932
6 months ago

Westerly Boys Compete for the Marbles Championships of 1931 and 1932

“Lost your marbles” and the directive to “knuckle down” are expressions that have found their way into our language from the game of marbles. These colloquialisms have endured in …
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From Slaves to Soldiers Book Review by Christian McBurney
6 months ago

From Slaves to Soldiers
Book Review by Christian McBurney

From Slaves to Soldiers: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution, by Robert Geake (Westholme, 2016)

Author Robert A. Geake, an established author of early Rhode Island history …
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