1901 General Assembly holds first session in new State House in Providence.
Narragansett incorporated as a Town.
1902 Street Railway strike; rioting in Pawtucket.
1903 Wireless telegraph introduced into the State.
1912 First Workmen's Compensation Act passed.
1914 Car-tunnel constructed under College Hill in Providence.
1917 Providence College founded.
July 25--RI national guard mustered into service of United States for war with Germany.
1918 Explosion at Newport Torpedo Factory, resulting in loss of 14 lives.
1919 July 1--First registration day for women voters for a Presidential election.
1920 National Prohibition Amendment becomes effective; not ratified in Rhode Island.
November 2--Women vote for first time in National election.
1922 Radio broadcasting begins over stations WEAN and WJAR.
January-September: textile strike, 18,000 local workers involved.
1924 Percy Marks publishes "The Plastic Age".
1925 Department of State Police created in April,