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Submitted by kwells on Wednesday April 09, 2014

Do you utilize cemetery records for your family research?  Locating the burial sites of your ancestors can provide a great deal of information about your family members.  The marker or stone can provide

Submitted by kwells on Friday April 04, 2014

A post in the recent newsletter from the New England Historic Genealogical Society got me thinking about black sheep genealogy.  You know those family members

Submitted by kwells on Thursday March 27, 2014

"Growing Up on Fruit Hill in the Thirties and Forties: A Bit of Nostalgia" is a guest blog essay by Bob Black.  Bob grew up in Providence and lived on Fruit Hill from 1930-1948.

If you've

Submitted by kwells on Thursday March 13, 2014

This is a guest post from Spring 2014 intern, Taylor McNeilly.  Tyalor is currently in the MLIS program at Simmons College in Boston.  

Submitted by kwells on Monday February 24, 2014

Last week I began identifying photographs from a large plastic bin in our backlog.  The bin held a variety of images from various donations over the years.  Loads of great stuff - some of it well identified and unfortunately, some with

Submitted by kwells on Friday January 03, 2014

So in honor of the change to 2014 and the fact that this afternoon I changed out my office wall calendar, I'm going to tell you about the magic of a perpetual calendar.  And I'm going to use it as an opportunity to tell you about our newly

Submitted by kwells on Friday December 27, 2013

Just in time to close out 2013, I'm happy to announce the newly processed Rhode Island Theatre Collection.

Submitted by kwells on Wednesday December 18, 2013

Do you know about the American Ancestors database?   The Providence Public Library subscribes to it for you and makes it accessible via the

Submitted by kwells on Friday December 06, 2013

Is it too early to start planning for 2014?   

Submitted by kwells on Monday November 18, 2013

This is a guest post from Fall 2013 intern, Jessica Lemieux.  Jessica is currently in the MLIS program at Simmons College in Boston.  

Recently processed and now available in the Rhode Island Collection - The Harold Mason