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Image of Governor Garrahy presenting a check in the sum of $1,000 to Mr. Maraziti a member of the Columbus Monument Committee. It was a check to help in the restoration of the Columbus Monument. The check was from the American-Italian Cultural…


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy meets with child at State House, 1978


An image of J. Joseph Garrahy with veterans, 1969


Throwing out the first pitch at McCoy Stadium, August 24, 1983.


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy at America's Cup ceremony in Newport, Rhode Island.


R.I. Women For Notte
Johnny Notte's R.I. Johnny Cake Recipe

1 Cup of Johnny Cake Meal
1 teaspoon of Salt
1 teaspoon of Sugar

Add 1 cup of boiling water (Mix - let stand for 15 minutes)

Thin with whole milk to suitable consistency - Drop…


Mayor of Providence at the time of the Dorr rebellion 1842 –

My dear Sir,
I have just learned that Dorr has
determined an attack on the Arsenal tonight and
also other outrages – This has been determined against
the Counsel of every…


Executive Department
Prov. June 28th 1842
You will destroy in any way you
may think proper all the bridges
over the Blackstone river if necessary
in your opinion for the safety of the
State
Sam[uel] W King


Roxbury August 19th 1782

Sir

I had the Honor to Receive your Excellency’s favr. Requesting me to Transmit to you the Act of our Assembly laying a Duty of Impost agreeable to the Requisitions of Congress. It will at all times give me…


Image of a portrait of the first Governor of Rhode Island Nicholas Cooke