William Greene Roelker (1886 – 1953)
“Live by faith and not on figures” William Greene Roelker, Director of the Rhode Island Historical Society from 1940 – … Continue reading William Greene Roelker (1886 – 1953)
Everyone loves Rhode Island’s harbor seals but I love the seals in the R.I.H.S. Collections. They make any document more … Continue reading Seals!
The collections of the Rhode Island Historical Society have their own storied past and the current curators walk through the … Continue reading Dear Howard
You Give Me Fever
typhoid [tahy-foid] noun Also called typhoid fever. an infectious, often fatal, febrile disease, characterized by high fever, rose-colored spots on chest or abdomen, abdominal pain, intestinal inflammation and ulceration, caused by the typhoid bacillus, which is usually introduced via contaminated food or … Continue reading You Give Me Fever
R.I. Colonial Patriots of Color
Who is lost to the historical record? And can they be “rediscovered”? A long, often accurate, criticism of the teaching … Continue reading R.I. Colonial Patriots of Color