218 Object Results


A matted photograph depicting the First Congregational Church as seen from the corner of Mill and Division Streets. Photograph was taken when the church building functioned as Burlingham's Auction ...

A photograph depicting Beach Cliffe in an abandoned state, with tall vegetation growing throughout.

Print, Photographic
November 19 1940

A black and white photograph depicting the cast of "What a Life," a November 1940 production of the Newport Players Guild. The cast is seen standing in a line across a stage. Actors and actresses...

Glass plate negative showing golfer Don Gill swinging his club at the 10th tee of the Newport Country Club. 

Red raffle ticket for a silver fox fur to be given away to benefit the American Red Cross War Relief Appeal.

A Newport Daily News glass plate negative depicting baseball player John Scott sliding into home plate ("safe") at a Sunset League season-opening baseball game, Cardines Field.  Catcher Bernie Mage...

April 17 1940

Blueprint by Fredrick Rhinelander King of Wyeth and King Architects, detailing new recesses for the proposed installation of the Stuart's George Washington portrait at the Colony House.

Program for the the 'Ninth Annual Minstrels' presented by the students of De La Salle Academy at De La Salle Auditorium on April 1-2, 1940.

Photographic print of the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House at 17 Broadway street, likely captured for the Historic Buildings Data Survey. 

circa 1940

Maps the route along US 1 from New London, CT to Providence, RI. Includes descriptions of the towns along the route and points of interest. 

Newport Daily News glass plate negative of two Sunset League baseball players. The players are wearing jackets with SL, or Sunset League insignia. The player to the right is identified as John Cras...

Newport Daily News glass plate negative of a Sunset League baseball player. The player is in a uniform with MCM insignia. In the background is a billboard ad for Chesterfield cigarettes. 

Newport Daily News glass plate negative of a Sunset League baseball player. The player is in uniform, swinging a baseball bat. 

Newport Daily News glass plate negative of a Sunset League baseball player. The player is seated on a stone wall. His jersey has MCM insignia.

Newport Daily News glass plate negative of a Sunset League baseball player. The player is wearing a jacket with Sunset League insignia. He is wearing a baseball glove. In the background, a billboar...

Photograph of the millinery department at the Boston Store on Thames Street in Newport. Several women are shopping and trying on hats.

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.

circa 1940

Juice-O-Mat juicer, produced by Rival Manufacturing Company.

circa 1940

A linen-type postcard depicting Washington Square. At left, the Colony House can be seen at the top of the hill; cars and a bus are moving or parked along the street. At center, Washington Square a...

circa 1940

Gold cloth pillowcase with red velvet strip of fabric which runs diagonally across. Reads: U.S. Navy, Newport RI. Includes a poem ("Mother & Dad") at lower right and anchor at upper left, in blue.

circa 1940

Brooch in the shape of a submarine made of steel, the brooch is soldered in the back. Pin was made by everett Westall of Torpedo Station on Goat Island.

Steel pendant in the shape of a torpedo w/ a ring at the top, so that it could be worn on a chain; tiny screw in the bottom of the pendant. The pendant was made at the Torpedo Station on Goat Islan...

Pair of screw back earrings in the shape of torpedos. Made by Everett Westall of the Newport Torpedo Station on Goat Island.

circa 1940

Butterfly shaped pin with a wing spread of about 2 3/4". The wings are engraved and the pin is sodered to the body made of a flat piece of steel. The pin was made at the Torpedo Station on Goat Isl...

circa 1940

Facsimile microphone; ivory-colored plastic; perforated aluminum grill; marked front & back: WADK 1540 on your dial; on sides: news sports weather. Radio receives only broadcasts from WADK, New...

circa 1940

One-quart milk bottle, made for and used by Hammersmith Farm. Embossed "Return to Hammersmith Farm, Newport, Rhode Island," "R. I. Seal 1," "One quart liquid," and "T. Mfg co, 17". Paper lid printe...

Group portrait of 4 rows of mostly women (five men stand at the back and another sits in front) at the U.S. Naval Torpedo Station on Goat Island. A sign at front of the group reads: "Shop EN 43." ...

A black and white photograph of a man (most likely Roger Braman; see notes) on upper Thames Street. Mr. Braman wears a three-button suit coat, shirt and tie, and a white fedora. Thames Street, se...

Black and white photograph of 89 Spring Street between Mary and Touro known as the Moses Norman House.

Black and white photograph of the Chesebrough/Champlin House on Mary Street. House was demolished. Photo shows the front facade of the building as the site of the Y.M.C.A. Reverse of photo has st...

Sepia toned photograph of the Chesebrough-Champlin House on Mary Street. Site of the Y.M.C.A. Reverse of photo: "Pell House, Mary Street, opp. Clarke, site of Y.M.C.A."

Program and menu for testimonial dinner given in honor of Ward Elliot Smith's 50 years with the Industrial Trust Company.

Tinted postcard of purgatory chasm in Middletown. 

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

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."

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