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Clipping describing Professor B.L. Henin's reprinting of the historical cuts that had been destroyed in a fire in one of the closets of the Vernon House, Rochambeau's Headquarters on Navy Street in...


Photograph by William King Covell of the spire of Trinity church, as seen from Frank Street.

2003.6.19
Flyer
July 1939

Flyer FLYER READS: "OYEZ! OYEZ! OYEZ!/ OLDPORT DAYS/ NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND/ JULY 20, 21 AND 22, 1939".

2003.6.10-.11
Program
June 11 1939

Programs TWO PROGAMS. FRONT COVER READS: "A SERVICE OF COMMEMORATION CELEBRATING THE TERCENTENARY OF THE FOUNDING OF RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND/ SUNDAY, JUNE 11TH, 1939 AT THREE O'C...


Light blue ribbon "Lection Day, May 23, 1939 Newport, RI Guest". Black writing and image of Newport Seal


Badge with red silk ribbon used to identify a committee member for 'Election Day May 23, 1939' the seal in the center is of Newport, as seen from the water; in black text around the seal are the wo...


Newport Daily News glass plate negative of the Sunset League. Players are seated on the field in front of first base bleachers, while league officials are standing behind them. Spectators are seate...


Newport Daily News glass plate negative of Sunset League officials. The men are standing on a baseball mound, wearing suit jackets, hats, and ties. A couple of the officials are posing with basebal...

2003.6.9
Program
April 29 1939

Program FRONT COVER READS: "NEWPORT TERCENTENARY 1639-1939/ SETTLER'S DAY CELEBRATION/ U.S. NAVAL TRAINING STATION/ NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND/ SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 1939/ 11 A.M."

FIC.2019.121
Map
circa 1939

This is a map of the garden tour throughout Newport to benefit the Newport Civic League in 1939. Compiled by Yeaton. 

91.17.1
Sweater
circa 1939

Sweater, natural wool, long-sleeved with high collar, monogram "VIM" in blue cotton floss. Stockinette stitch overall, with ribbed collar and cuffs, turned hem. Machine knit, full fashioned. Nameta...


This map shows the highways throughout Rhode Island in 1939. Compiled by the Rhode Island Dept. of Public Works Division of Roads & Bridges. 


This map shows Newport's Ten Mile Drive, the Bay, S.E. New England and Southern New England and the roads throughout the area, all with prominent references to the Mt. Hope Bridge. Compiled by John...


Photograph of crown and performers at Freebody Park during the historical pageant "The Epic of Newport," a celebration of the city's tercentenary. A group of scouts stand in the center.


Stickers TWO CIRCULAR STICKERS CELEBRATING NEWPORTS TERCENTENARY


A brochure containing driving maps of Rhode Island and surrounding New England States, Newport's Ocean Drive (Ocean Avenue), and Aquidneck Island with adjacent cities. Produced for the Mount Hope B...


A photograph of the stable at Beach Cliffe (Bushy Park), prior to redevelopment of the property. Photo was taken near the corner of Bath Road (Memorial Boulevard) and Rhode Island Avenue.


A photograph of Beach Cliffe in ruins, just prior to its demolition. The Beach Cliffe estate (later "Bushy Park") is located at the corner of Bath Road (Memorial Boulevard) and Rhode Island Avenue.


A photograph depicting the John Clarke School's Class of 1939. Students are seen seated and standing in tiered rows.


A black and white photograph taken at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The photo features a tall structure topped by a star-like sphere, possibly a sculpture or part of a pavilion.


A black and white photograph taken at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The photo features a group of people observing an outdoor sculpture comprised of naturalistic forms and human figures.


A black and white photograph taken at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The photo features "Trylon" and "Perisphere," the central sculptural symbols of the Fair. A bus, a landscaped area, and a rai...

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. 

93.15.1
Sign, Trade
1938 – 1946

Electrified sign; double face; framed with 1 x 6 white-painted boards; light bulb between white glass panes; black painted text: "39/colonial/house/rooms". Colonial house in Newport Directory 1938...

89.9.12
Apron
1938 – 1943

Short, bib type carpenter's apron, muslin ties; natural color canvas, printed in orange & black; 2 pockets for nails. Supplied by Newport Lumber Company, Company 311, 52 Bridge Street, Newport,...

95.16.9
Ashtray
1938 – 1955

Clear glass ashtray, round with projecting squared edge, slots at corners to rest cigarettes. Red center with white text and illustration of store front. Text: "Aidinoff's Liquor Store/Newport's fa...

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.


Family photo album of Margaret Ballard, sister of Locket Ford Ballard Sr., and aunt of Locket Ford Ballard, Jr. The photographs range from 1934 to 1944 and show the daily life, travels and acquaint...

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...

FIC.2014.199
Hat
circa 1930 – 1940

Circular light brown fur hat with an open center and interior applied bow. The hat features a band which is comprised of a ribbed pile fabric. The interior tag reads: "Union Made 128681 IN U.S.A 6".

FIC.2014.198
Cloche
circa 1930 – 1940

Cloche made of green woolen felt, the exterior is covered with green fur-like pile fabric. The front of the cloche features a blue ostrich feather garnished with smaller green and blue feathers and...

2010.10.4
Postcard
circa 1930 – 1944

Linen-type postcard of Beacon Rock. The code "4A-H1500" appears in lower right corner. On reverse is a note addressed to Mrs. Allen Phelps.

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