On Saturday, April 17, 1841, the Suffrage Association of Rhode Island held a Suffrage Parade. The members of the Association … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: Revolution and Rebellion
This small, precisely engineered, beautiful example of Victorian engineering is a Wilcox & Gibbs sewing machine. As an object its … Continue reading Object Thursday: Sewing with Brown and Sharpe
As winter comes to its end we are reminded that even the darkest days of snow and ice eventually thaw. … Continue reading Object Thursday: Empires of the Mind
On December 5, 1966, 20 year old U.S. Army Specialist 4, McGreary Littlejohn was killed while serving in the Vietnam … Continue reading Faith and Freedom Friday: "A Christian Ethic for Viet Nam"
It’s not your typical Casual Friday, but it was a Wonderful Wednesday morning. Dana Signe Munroe, Justin Squizzero and I … Continue reading Object Thursday: Linen Corsets and Leather Pants
The Wide-Awake movement formed in March, 1860, after a speech by Cassius Clay in Hartford, CT. Originally a club of … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: Rhode Island Wide-Awakes
Born on July 6, 1912, Raymond James Pettine knew from an early age that he wanted a career in law … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: Raymond J. Pettine