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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.
Construction on the Mount Hope Bridge began on December 1, 1927, and the bridge opened to traffic on October 24, 1929. The Mount Hope Bridge, designed in 1927 by…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth.
Construction on the Mount Hope Bridge began on December 1, 1927, and the bridge opened to traffic on October 24, 1929. The Mount Hope Bridge, designed in 1927 by…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth.
Construction on the Mount Hope Bridge began on December 1, 1927, and the bridge opened to traffic on October 24, 1929. The Mount Hope Bridge, designed in 1927 by…


Image of the opening of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth.
Construction on the Mount Hope Bridge began on December 1, 1927, and the bridge opened to traffic on October 24, 1929. The Mount Hope Bridge, designed in 1927 by…


Image of a map of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth.
Construction on the Mount Hope Bridge began on December 1, 1927, and the bridge opened to traffic on October 24, 1929. The Mount Hope Bridge, designed in 1927 by…


Image of a map of the Mount Hope Bridge that connects Bristol and Portsmouth.
Construction on the Mount Hope Bridge began on December 1, 1927, and the bridge opened to traffic on October 24, 1929. The Mount Hope Bridge, designed in 1927 by…


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 show their gratitude to the U.S. for aid given during and after World War II.…


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 show their gratitude to the U.S. for aid given during and after World War II.…


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 show their gratitude to the U.S. for aid given during and after World War II.…


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 show their gratitude to the U.S. for aid given during and after World War II.…


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 show their gratitude to the U.S. for aid given during and after World War II.…


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 show their gratitude to the U.S. for aid given during and after World War II.…


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 show their gratitude to the U.S. for aid given during and after World War II.…


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 show their gratitude to the U.S. for aid given during and after World War II.…


Image of Governor John O. Pastore aboard an Eastern Airlines airplane to mark the airline’s resuming commercial service from Warwick’s Theodore F. Green Airport in 1946. Eastern was followed one week later by Northeast Airlines.
The Army Air…


Image of the cover of the event program for the Washington Bridge dedication on September 25, 1930.


Image of the The Rhode Island Tercentenary Three Cent Stamp issued in 1936, celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the settlement of Rhode Island. The stamp contains an image of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams.