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Image of Camp Stevens located in Providence, R.I.On September 10, 1862, a camp was formed by order of the Adjustant General of the Rhode Island militia, on Dexter Training Ground in Providence, Rhode Island. Camp Stevens was named for General Isaac…

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Image of Ambrose Everett Burnside, Governor of Rhode Island. Ambrose Everett Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as…

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Image of the members of Battery D, First Rhode Island Light Artillery, Veteran Association at Roger Williams Park in June 1891.See also: Rhode Island State Archives Resources A Battle Hard Fought - Rhode Island and the Civil War: A…

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Image of the 7th Rhode Island Volunteers flag. The Wounded Flags.The wounded flags! How proudlyThey fluttered in the daysWhen drums were thrumming loudlyAnd fifes sang warring lays!How brave was all their glowingWhere fierce the war-guns spoke!Their…

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Image from a Rhode Island Boat Show, April 1964.See also:Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism photographs


An image of a Civil Defense Fallout Shelter Sign.


Image from the X-Ray clinic held by the Providence Department of Health, 1964.The Providence Health Department provided clinical services to residents including various immunization programs, dental care, pulmonary X-ray clinics, and physicals for…


Image of Providence Health Department nurses at work.The Providence Health Department provided clinical services to residents including various immunization programs, dental care, pulmonary X-ray clinics, and physicals for elementary school…


Images from the Polio clinic held by the Providence Health Department, 1964.The Providence Health Department provided clinical services to residents including various immunization programs, dental care, pulmonary X-ray clinics, and physicals for…


“Part of a thorough physical exam”The Providence Health Department provided clinical services to residents including various immunization programs, dental care, pulmonary X-ray clinics, and physicals for elementary school children. …


The Nickerson House dental clinic.The Providence Health Department provided clinical services to residents including various immunization programs, dental care, pulmonary X-ray clinics, and physicals for elementary school children. During the…


Edward D. Greer, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of Health, training session.The Providence Health Department provided clinical services to residents including various immunization programs, dental care, pulmonary X-ray clinics, and…


Inaugural motorcade of President Lyndon Johnson, Washington DC, January 20, 1965. Images include dignitaries Governor Nelson A. and Happy Rockefeller of New York, Governor John M. Dempsey of Connecticut, Governor John A. Volpe of Massachusetts and…


Inaugural of Governor John Chafee, with Virginia Coates Chafee and Adjutant General Leonard P. Holland, January 1965.See also:Chafee, John H., 1922-1999University of Rhode Island Rhode Island Political Papers: John H. Chafee, Governor of Rhode…


Governor John Chafee opening section of I-95 from Hayward Park to West Exchange Street, August 5, 1964.See also: Records Created by Rhode Island. Department of Transportation. Bridge negatives and microfilm, undated Bridge Construction photo…


I-95 road and viaduct construction - views from center line from Atwells Avenue Bridge looking north, April 21, 1964.See also:Rhode Island. Department of Public Works (1935 -1969)Rhode Island. Department of Transportation.


President Johnson’s motorcade on unfinished stretch of I-95 near Eddy Street bridge, Providence, en-route to deliver the formal address at Brown University’s Bicentennial Convocation, September 28, 1964. Includes images of President…


Governor John Chafee appoints a Director for the War on Poverty, (Economic Opportunities Coordinator Anthony J. Agostinelli of Providence), 1964.See also:Chafee, John H., 1922-1999


Governor John Chafee, the Kentish Guards and the Rhode Island Subway at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York, April & May 1964.See also:Chafee, John H., 1922-1999


Governor John Chafee, Nuala Pell, Governor Dennis Roberts and others at fundraising billboard for the JFK Presidential Library. See also:Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.Chafee, John H., 1922-1999Chafee, Lincoln D., 1953-

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