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Image of children in a carriage during the RI Bicentennial celebrations, 1976.See also:Colonial Rhode Island by Alice Collins Gleeson, 1926Rhode Island Colony Records, 1646 - 1851Constitutional Conventions (1841 - 1842)Declaration of Independence -…


Image of Governor Philip W. Noel, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh during the RI Bicentennial celebrations in Newport, 1976. The Queen visited Newport in July 1976 for the Bicentennial celebration. She dined on the HMS…


Image of the RI 1976 Bicentennial emblem.See also:Colonial Rhode Island by Alice Collins Gleeson, 1926Rhode Island Colony Records, 1646 - 1851Constitutional Conventions (1841 - 1842)Declaration of Independence - William J. Stone Printing,…


Image of Governor Frank Licht during RI Bicentennial celebrations in 1976.See also:Colonial Rhode Island by Alice Collins Gleeson, 1926Rhode Island Colony Records, 1646 - 1851Constitutional Conventions (1841 - 1842)Declaration of Independence -…


Image of Governor John O. Pastore serving as engineer on the Merci Train. The Merci Train comprised forty-nine box cars: one for each state, with Washington D.C. and Hawaii sharing a car. Each was packed with gifts from the citizens of France to…


Image of Senators Theodore Francis Greene and J. Howard McGrath meeting with President Truman on the day he addressed a crowd at City Hall in Providence.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Various postcards of Providence…


Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a…


Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a…


Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a…


Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a…


Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a…


Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a…


Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a…


Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a…


Image of the opening of the Washington Bridge. The Washington Bridge is a paired bridge carrying Interstate 195 over the Seekonk River from Providence to East Providence. The original (southern) span was opened on September 25, 1930, as a…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The…


Image of a map of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth. The Mount Hope Bridge is a two-lane suspension bridge spanning the Mount Hope Bay in eastern Rhode Island, at one of the narrowest gaps in Narragansett Bay. The bridge…