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Image of the Block Island Harbor located on Block Island, Rhode Island.See also:Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa 1945-1980The Book of Rhode Island, 1930This is Rhode Island,…


Image of a soldier standing in front of the Cranston Street Armory located in Providence, Rhode Island.The Cranston Street Armory is a historic building in Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1907 at a cost of $650,000.00. The architects were…


Images of the Dexter Training Grounds located in Providence, Rhode Island.Dexter Training Ground, situated in the Eighth ward, on Dexter street, is nearly oblong in shape and contains an area of about nine acres. It was given to the city by Ebenezer…


Images of Village Street located in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.See also:Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural Resources Preliminary Reports, 1978-1991


Image of the Old Town Pump located in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. See also:Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural Resources Preliminary Reports, 1978-1991


Image of a beach in Matunuck located in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.See also:Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural Resources Preliminary Reports, 1978-1991


Image of the Kings County Court House/Kingston Library 1775, 1876 located at 1329 Kingstown Road in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. A large, 24-story structure, with a projecting central tower with a polygonal belfry and roof and a large, pedimented…


Image of a woman using a water pump located in Smithfield, Rhode Island.


Image of Old Fellows Hall located in Scituate, Rhode Island.See also:Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural Resources Preliminary Reports, 1978-1991

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Various images of the Scituate Reservoir located in Scituate, Rhode Island. The original water works, although owned and controlled by the City of Providence, operated in the capacity of a metropolitan system. In addition to Providence, it served…


Image of two workers at a Richmond saw mill located in Richmond, Rhode Island. Serving Richmond’s eighteenth-century farmers were gristmills and sawmills constructed along the town’s rivers and brooks. In several instances, these early…


Various aerial views of the construction of Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island. When the college was established in 1854 as the Rhode Island State Normal School, its goal was to provide teacher preparation to young people from Rhode…


Images of the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul located at Cathedral Square in Providence, Rhode Island. The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is a Roman Catholic cathedral at 30 Fenner Street in the Cathedral Square neighborhood of Providence,…


Aerial view of Providence, Rhode Island.See also: Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket,…

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Aerial view of Providence, Rhode Island.See also: Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket,…

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Image of Chinatown section located in Providence, Rhode Island with a caption reading, "The last of Old Chinatown. All of the buildings through the center of the section were doomed by the extension of Empire Street. Former headquarters of local…


Image of the First Baptist Church in America located in Providence, Rhode Island. The First Baptist Church in America is the First Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island, also known as First Baptist Meetinghouse. The oldest Baptist church…


Various images of the Sullivan Dorr House located on the corner of Bowen Street and Benefit Street in Providence, Rhode Island. Sullivan Dorr (1778-1858) was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Ebenezer (1739-1809) and Abigail (Cummingham) Dorr…


Images of Dorr Headquarters located on Atwells Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island.Nearly seventy years after the Declaration of Independence, Rhode Island was still governed by the English Royal Charter. Suffrage rights guaranteed under the…


Image of Providence City Hall, circa 1900 located on Dorrance Street in Providence, Rhode Island.See also:A Brief History of Providence City Hall By Paul Campbell, City ArchivistPreston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Report of…

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