Archaeology of Children at the Rhode Island State Home and School

Yellow Cottage 600 Mt Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI

Rhode Island College professor Pierre Morenon will discuss the archaeology and history of children, particularly indigenous children, who once resided in custodial institutions, such as the Rhode Island State Home and School, which housed dependent and neglected children from 1885-1979. His research provides intimate glimpses of daily life in this state institution, which shaped generations […]