History

Submitted by tamason on Friday June 01, 2012

Take an Introduction to PPL Special Collections Tour!

Looking for a fun opportunity to learn a bit about some of the Library's unique treasures? Join our Special Collections Librarian Jordan Goffin for an introductory tour

Submitted by Anonymous on Wednesday May 23, 2012

On a clear June morning in 1769, a crowd gathered near a tall wooden platform, curiously watching gentlemen like Joseph Brown, his brother Moses, Stephen Hopkins and others using a telescope to observe the Transit of Venus. Two Providence

Submitted by Anonymous on Wednesday May 23, 2012

 

The Museum of Work & Culture and Historic New England invite you to view an exciting new exhibition titled In History’s Wake, The Last Trap Fishermen of Rhode Island.

Submitted by lmoulton on Tuesday April 10, 2012

American Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA by Nick Taylor 

If you've traveled the

Submitted by tamason on Friday March 30, 2012

Come join us as we use local history as creative inspiration.

Submitted by tamason on Friday March 30, 2012

Come join us as we use local history as creative inspiration.

Submitted by tamason on Friday March 30, 2012

Come join us as we use local history as creative inspiration. Through

Submitted by tamason on Friday March 30, 2012

Come join us as we use local history as creative inspiration. Through

Submitted by Anonymous on Monday March 19, 2012

While the pictorial splendor of three-dimensional movies might seem to occupy the cutting edge of entertainment, visual performances in 3D have a long history. And on March 29, you can get a taste of the early days of that history at an

Submitted by tamason on Friday March 02, 2012

Franklin and Winston by Jon Meacham

The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history’s towering leaders.