187 Object Results

Year:
P9822
Negative
before 1938

A black and white negative (Kodak "Safety" film) depicting the Easton's Beach roller coaster and a large billboard. Automobiles and a pile of wodd are visible at foreground; billboard reads as foll...


Painting of large steamboat; "Providence" written on ship in red letters in center; front of boat reads: "Fall River Line" also in red; eight flags on ship; many passengers visible; greenish-blue w...


A photograph depicting downtown Newport, looking east towards Trinity Church. Photo was taken from an unidentified wharf (possibly Banister's); the bow of the yacht "Aloha" (1910-1938) is visible a...


An aerial photograph of the Clambake Club in Middletown, taken prior to the Hurricane of 1938. The Club is bordered by a rocky coast at foreground and farmland in the background. Automobiles can ...

98.10.3
Badge, Insignia
September 3 1938

Two medals connected by a ribbon. The top medal is a pin with an anchor on each side with the word 'Hope' above them, between the anchors is a three masted sailing ship with the words 'Newport, RI'...

P2967
Print, Photographic
September 1938

A photograph depicting the yacht Placidia capsized near Long Wharf, Hurricane of 1938. The yacht once belonged to John Jacob Astor III. Newspaper clipping affixed to reverse reads as follows: "Corr...

P2935
Print, Photographic
September 1938

A photograph of Thames Street at Long Wharf after the Hurricane of 1938. All streets are significantly flooded; two figures can be seen wading through the water at left. The Brick Market and a stre...

P2957
Print, Photographic
September 1938

A photograph of destruction in Washington Square as a result of the Hurricane of 1938. A collapsed bandstand is visible at center; tree limbs and debris are visible throughout. The Strand Theatre's...

P9433
Print, Photographic
September 1938

A photograph depicting Memorial Boulevard near Easton's Beach during or after the Hurricane of 1938. Flooding and high surf are visible at center; the Easton's Beach pavilion is visible in the dist...

P5970
Print, Photographic
September 1938

A black and white photograph of high surf resulting from the Hurricane of 1938. At far left is a building with a sign labelled "Sacony." At center is a building with a gable roof that is being ov...

P5969
Print, Photographic
September 1938

A photograph depicting destruction left by the Hurricane of 1938 in Touro Park. Several fallen tree limbs are visible at foreground; the steeple of Channing Memorial Church can be seen in the back...

P5968
Print, Photographic
September 1938

A photograph depicting destruction resulting from the Hurricane of 1938. Three people are standing on a dock surrounded by debris, mainly broken wooden planks. The building closest to foreground ...


Newport Daily News glass plate negative of Sunset League officials. The men are standing outside of a stone building, wearing coats and hats.

P2899
Print, Photographic
January 22 1938

A photograph depicting three children in snow attire posing beside their snowman. The group appears to be in a residential yard, surrounded by houses and a wooden picket fence.


Photograph of the Gillespie-Schumacher wedding party, 1938. Depicts the bride, Phyllis I. R. Gillespie, and her husband, Alan T. Schumacher. Location is identified as Bellevue Ave., Newport. Photog...


A photograph collection, originally housed in an album, which includes aerial views of Newport, captured in the summer of 1938. The album includes contact prints only, which have been numbered by t...


Photograph likely depicts the immediate aftermath of the 1938 New England Hurricane. The image shows Brick Market at 1 Washington Square (now the Museum of Newport History) to the left, with a view...


Announcement for the opening of the Old Stone Mill Tea Room.

01.490
Doll
circa 1938

Head is made of glazed stuffed cloth. Face features painted violet eyes and red lips, nostrils, eyebrows. Black thread hair with flowers and ornaments on head. Body is stuffed cloth. Limbs feature ...


A photograph of the interior of a "Moorish"-style space in Algiers. Features include an inner courtyard surrounded by horseshoe arches, tilework, and an elaborate lantern. A couch with large cush...


Photographic print of damage wrought by the Hurricane of 1938. Image depicts the rubble of Ocean Drive, which has been severely impaired by the storm.


Photographic print of damage wrought by the Hurricane of 1938. The image depicts a collapsed section of the harbor and adjacent street. The area is cordoned off by oil drums and planks of wood, beh...


This map shows the entire Rhode Island highway system in 1938 in multiple maps, including detailed maps of specific towns. 


Postcard depicting Thames Street flooded from the Hurricane of 1938. The storefront and sign for Thom McAn Shoes, located at 174 Thames, is visible.


Photograph album contains mainly photographs from the Jelke and Boyd families visit to England, and also a few photographs from Eagle's Nest; Nassau, Bahamas; Hot Springs, Virginia; and Mexico.


Campaign pin for William Henry Vanderbilt III's run for Rhode Island governor in 1938.The pin has a white background with a headshot in the middle and red lettering around the outside edge which re...


Coins for the tercentenary anniversary of Portsmouth. Front of coin features a windmill and the words, "Portsmouth, Rhode Island 1638-1938" around the perimeter. On reverse of coin has the words, "...


A brochure produced for Sullivan Coal of Almy Wharf, Newport. Front includes a racist portrayal of a young African American girl in a tub with the text "AH WON'T RUB OFF/AH's BEEN Laundered!". In...

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...


A photograph depicting a destroyed Bailey's Beach pavilion on Ocean Avenue after the Hurricane of 1938. Debris surrounds the pavilion, which has broken windows and a collapsed wall at left.


A photograph of people walking through wreckage near Easton's (Newport) Beach left by the Hurricane of 1938.


A black and white photograph most likely taken after the Hurricane of 1938. The photograph depicts a wooden wall topped by a tree stump and barbed wire. Silhouettes of trees can be seen in the ba...

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