109 Object Results

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FIC.2019.110
Map
circa 1946

This is a map of Newport that shows streets and places of interest. There is a key of "Places to See" that includes the Old State House, the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, the Redwood Library and more....

FIC.2019.076
Map
circa 1946

Map emphasizes Newport's summer colony and principle points of interest, especially the Mile Post Restaurant. Map also includes text with descriptions of some of these sites. 


Automatic pencil shaped like a torpedo, with propellers at top. Incised near head and below propeller.


Photograph of Frederick H. Prince riding a horse with other unknown companions. Tall hedges are visible in the background.


"Goat Island Torpedo Station in Newport Waterfront 1946" "Waterfront" crossed out, replaced with "harbor". Tag featuring price of work, "$300.00".
Watercolor painting of the Goat Island Torpe...


Water color, "Old coal yard, Newport Harbor," 1946 by Mary Staley.


A Christmas postcard depicting William H. Vanderbilt, Jr. as a toddler, wearing overalls and standing near a picket fence. Sent from the Vanderbilts to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bryan. Red text, appea...


Photograph of Frederick H. Prince riding a horse with other unknown companions. A house and other buildings are visible in the background. Note at top center reads: "Dear Charlie/Please don't for...


A photograph of a Memorial Day parade in an unidentified location, 1946. Several rows of women and men in naval uniforms can be seen walking by spectators at right. Two boys with bicycles and an ...


Family photo album and srcapbook of Locket Ford Ballard Sjr., The photographs and newspaper clippings contained range from 1945 to 1970, and relate to the wider Ballard Family. A selection includes...


Family photo album and scrapbook of Locket Ford Ballard, Jr. The photographs range from 1945 to 1966 and represent the accomplishments of his father, Locket Ford Ballard Sr. and family life of a yo...


Five photographs pertaining to the Eisenstaedt photo, Kissing Sailor in Times Square, 1945. Two photographs are reporioductions of the famous photo, oversized. A third photograph is of George Mendo...


A photograph of twenty-four Newport, Rhode Island city officials. The group is in three rows (front row seated). There are twenty-three men and one female. The United States flag is hanging on the ...


Color photograph of Washington Square, including the Bank of Newport Building (center). Photograph was taken from the Square, where flowers surround a pool (fountain). Automobiles are parked towa...

93.80.2
business card
1942 – 1946

A business card for "Joseph N. Stanley/Councilman". Text below name reads: "Chief Gunners Mate, Ret./United States Navy" and "101 Kay Street/Newport, R.I.". Mr. Stanley was a councilman for the Thi...


Photograph of the west side of Second Street looking south from Elm Street in Newport. A woman is walking on the sidewalk, and a car is in the street.


Dark blue horsehair pillbox hat trimmed with grosgrain bows and basket woven applied elements. Interior is trimmed with a grosgrain ribbon.

FIC.2014.115
Lapel Pin
1940 – 1950

Pin from the Rhode Island Civil Defense. Circular blue pin with white triangle and red CD inside. 


Black and white photograph of Bill Russo smoking while looking over sheet music. Reverse of photo has written in pencil, "Bill Russo jazz musician and composer and friend of Elaine Lorillard."

95.30.4
Hat
1940 – 1950

Brown felt with ostrich plume. 


Photograph of naval servicemen marching in a parade. Houses and businesses are visible in the background, including a building with a sign reading "GREETING CARDS."


Photograph of a marching band playing in a parade procession. All musicians are wearing a uniform with a cap. Signage on a building behind a row of spectators reads "GREETING CARDS."


Female Navy servicewomen marching in a parade. Signage on buildings behind a row of spectators reads "GREETING CARDS" and "LAUNDRY."


Photograph of three altar boys in a procession on an unidentified street. Two are holding candles, and one is holding a tall cross. A man wearing a surplice can be seen behind them towards left.

95.30.42
Hat
1938 – 1950

Small black felt brim off the face with persion lamb facing. 

95.30.5
Hat
1938 – 1950

Fitted black felt hat with rhinestone clip and black plume. 

95.8.3
Poster
1935 – 1946

Poster: 3-color with half tone of clown (head and shoulders). Text: Gorman Bros. Circus featuring Poodles Hanneford and famous familymstar of screen and circus, Newport, RI

95.8.2
Poster
1935 – 1946

Poster advertising Gorman Bros. Circus. 3-color with half-tone photo of six people, 5 horses; people in formal costume, central figure (Hanneford) in raccoon coat. Text reads: Gorman Bros/Circus/fe...

95.8.1
Poster
1935 – 1946

Poster, 3-color on poster board advertising the Gorman Bros. Circus and Rodeo at Beattie park. Half-tone image of cowboy on horse, holding steer by tail.

FIC.2014.299
Hat
circa 1930 – 1960

Pillbox hat comprised of maroon and pink velvet gathered into an asymetrical silhouette. Hat interior features black netting and two combs affixed at the left and right of the hat.

FIC.2014.298
Hat
circa 1930 – 1960

Pillbox hat made of navy, hunter green, and deep turquoise velvet sewn in layers with a rosette at the peak of the crown and two gathered layers comprising the lower layers. The interior is reinfor...

P138
Print, Photographic
circa 1930 – 1950

Black and white photograph of Newport Harbor. Description on front of photo is "Busy Newport Harbor in 1940s with nested Navy ships and large private yachts. Collection of Historical Society." Ther...


Black chiffon dress with ruching on front of bodice. Natural waist comes to a slight point. Metal zipper closure on back, placing the dress between 1930 and 1960. Brottom trimmed in 7 in. lcae. Nar...


A headband trimmed with black grosgrain and velvet striped ribbon. The front of the headband features a black net veil and small combs affixed to the left and right. The headband is accompanied by ...


Multi-layered light pink grosgrain ribbon headband. The interior is reinforced with boning and plastic combs have been sewn onto the left and right sides of the boning on the underside of the headb...

FIC.2014.293
Hat
1930 – 1950

Dark navy asymmetrical hat with upturned brim and trim along the crown comprised of netting and grosgrain ribbon.

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