A Lively Experiment

Notes on collections at the RIHS

Latinx Outreach for the RI COVID-19 Archive

Within weeks of the Rhode Island shutdown for COVID-19, the RI COVID-19 Archive (RICA) was established and began collecting submissions from Rhode Islanders to preserve the stories and experiences of … Continue reading

14 April 2021 · 1 Comment

Inside the Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center in the Time of COVID-19

This Fall I interned at the Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center of the Rhode Island Historical Society as part of my graduate program. Watching the Center fluctuate between being partially … Continue reading

3 March 2021 · Leave a comment

The Great Swamp Massacre, a Conversation with James A. Warren

This interview with Rhode Island author James A. Warren was conducted over email in December 2020, anticipating the 345th anniversary of the Great Swamp Massacre, which originally occurred on December … Continue reading

19 December 2020 · Leave a comment

Tearing Down the Walls…Carefully

Nowadays conversations about wallpaper are normally about computer desktops. For hundreds of years, however, honest-to-goodness paper wallpaper was a highly fashionable and important element of interior design. Indeed, according to … Continue reading

16 October 2020 · Leave a comment

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