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Image of a black-and-white lantern slide of Woonsocket, Rhode Island.See also: Images of Northern R.I. negatives, 1901-1990 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic…


Image of the rear of the Globe Mills located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Thomas Arnold, Thomas Paine and Marcel Shove started the Globe Manufacturing Company in 1827 which went bankrupt two years later, and was acquired by George Ballou in 1864 who…


Image of the Eagle Mills (erected in 1820) located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. The Eagle Mill was established in 1831 and occupied a site between Clinton Street and the river just south of the Providence & Worcester Railroad Bridge in the area…


Images of Monument Square located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.Formerly known as Mechanics Square, this area became known as Monument Square in the 1870's with the construction of the Civil War Monument. It took on a distinctive new look in the…


Image of the Smithfield Union Bank located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.See also: Images of Northern R.I. negatives, 1901-1990 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island…


Image of the original Bradford Soap Works located on Buell Street in Woonsocket, R.I. The Bradford Soap Works was founded in Rhode Island 1876 by James Rogers and William Murgatroyd of Bradford, England. They named their plant Bradford Soap Works.…


Image of Clyde Square located in West Warwick, R.I.