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This model for a machine for folding cloth in woolen mills was filed William F. Heywood. U.S. Patent Number 56.408.


This model of a machine to weigh and measure grain was submitted by Francis G. Chesman. U.S. Patent Number 105.427


This model was filed by William F. Heywood. U.S. Patent Number 201.608.


This model for a vehicle steering mechanism was filed by Charles F. Brown of Warren. U.S. Patent Number 7516.


This model for a machine designed to create metal eyelets was filed by Edwin E. Marsh. U.S. Patent Number 54.468.


This model for a machine designed to print text without the need for a large, room sized press, was filed by Walter and Wm. Dunkerly of Woonsocket. U.S. Patent Number 137.664.


This model is a replica of the famous Benjamin Franklin printing press. The
U.S. Patent Office donated this model, and all others in the collection, to the State Archives.


This model for a machine designed to assist in maintaining tension in the woolen loom process, was filed by Francis G. Chesman. U.S. Patent Number 105.427


This model for a hand washing laundry tool was filed George Whitford of Providence. U.S. Patent Number 33.118


This functional model for a machine for dispensing coffee was filed J.H. Chase of Pawtucket. U.S. Patent Number 219.908.


This model for a machine made for grooming the cloth with the head of a plant known as a teasel, was filed by George A. Burroughs. U.S. Patent Number 99.840.


The Apex Department Store is a lasting landmark in Pawtucket Rhode Island. Once a great resource for general goods, Apex was one of many famous Rhode Island Department Stores, including Benny’s and the Shepard Company Department Store, that were…


Images of the industrial ironing and laundry room at the State Institutions at Howard in Cranston, R.I.


Image of two barkeeps tending bar in the Blackstone River Valley, 1905.


Image of a barkeep at the "Union Bar", c. 1905.


Image of the rear of the Albion Mills in Blackstone, Rhode Island.


Located in Providence, the Manton Mill was one of the numerous textile mills to take advantage of the water power provided by the Woonasquatucket River.


Unique trademarks submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office between 1908 and 1972.


Unique trademarks submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office between 1908 and 1972.


Unique trademarks submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office between 1908 and 1972. Connecticut Yankee Brand: Straight Whiskey - United Distillers, “Connecticut Yankee” 1936, RI

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