RI’s Feisty Election History On Display


The Secretary of State’s office is giving you a chance to learn more about Rhode Island’s political past by visiting a free exhibit in downtown Providence.

“Rhode Island Votes: A Lively Look at Election History” features early voting machines, campaign buttons, voter guides, newspaper stories, historic ballots, photos and histories of the Dorr Rebellion and the Women’s Suffrage movement.

The exhibit is on display through January 28 at the State Archives, 337 Westminster Street, Providence. The facility is open to the public weekdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Free parking is available at the In-Town Parking lot across Snow Street from the State Archives.

Photo at right of President Truman speaking in Providence

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