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Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 47, May 1989

In this issue:

Newport’s Stamp Act Riots: Another Look by Sheila Skemp Stamp Act riot Newport‚Äôs working class Economic troubles for Newport Howard Martin, Jr. Thomas Moffatt Augustus Johnston John Webber impressment of seamen William Ellery Joseph Wanton

A Crisis in Rhode Island Mental Health Care: The Closing of Butler Hospital in 1955 by Valerie Quinney Butler Hospital Care of the insane Cyrus Butler Henry H. Babcock Rhode Island Society for Mental Hygiene Friends of Butler Hospital Ida Silverman Dr. Daniel Blain

Rhode Island’s Invisible Empire: A Demographic Glimpse into the Ku Klux Klan by Joseph W. Sullivan Ku Klux Klan Providence News Providence Journal Rhode Island First Light Infantry Occupations of Klansmen

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