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The Rhode Island State Home and School Project

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Presentations and Publications

Presentations, publications, papers and essays related to The Rhode Island State Home and School Project.

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Bibliographical Resources

Books, newspaper articles and files, printed in What’s News, the Rhode Island College newspaper, primary documents and institutional reports, and general background reading and resources related to The Rhode Island State Home and School Project.

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Artifacts

Below you will find a collection of some of the items that were discovered during the excavation of East Campus.

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View: Bottle

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View: Button,penny

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View: Claymarble

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View: Jack

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View: Marbles

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View: Toysoldier

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View: Tongs

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View: Truck

 

Documentary Video

The documentary, "Honoring the Past to Ensure the Future," tells the complete history of the Rhode Island State Home and School, and features many former residents telling their stories of life in the orphanage and why they were placed there.

Segments from the video are available for download here. Choose "HI" if you have a fast internet connection. Select "LO" if you have a slow internet connection.

link: Video Clip 03

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link: Video Clip 01

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link: Video Clip 04

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link: Video Clip 06

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  link: Video Clip 07

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link: Video Clip 05

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link: Video Clip 02

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You must have the latest version of the Quicktime player installed on your computer to view these clips (if you see the Quicktime logo located at the beginning of this paragraph you have the correct version of the player installed). If you need the Quicktime player, it is available free of charge at:
www.apple.com/quicktime/products/qt/

To learn more about the project contact Patricia Nolin, Special Assistant to the President, call (401) 456-9854, or email pnolin@ric.edu.

To contribute to the oral history project contact Diane Martell at dmartell@ric.edu (email) or 401-456-8628 (phone).