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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.


Photograph from the Factory Inspector Report, 1906


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.


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy meeting with Rhode Island radio personality Salty Brine in September 1977.


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy with Senator Pastore and Senator Mondale.


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy with Jesse Jackson and General Assembly members, circa 1982


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy with Senator Pell, June 15, 1979 (Wind Power)


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,…


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy giving a speech aboard a boat.


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy's visit to the Soviet Union, 1979


Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy receiving a Doctorate of Law degree from Rhode Island College, June 1978


Image of President Ronald Reagan shaking hands with Governor J. Joseph Garrahy, 1984.


Image of J. Joseph Garrahy at an Oil truck press conference.


Image of Garrahy golfing on August 24 (no year) at the Metacomet RIADA outing.


Photograph of Governor and Mrs. Garrahy with Senator and Mrs. Pell