197 Object Results

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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.

P8806
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...


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...

FIC.2013.6.2
Blueprint
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.

FIC.2019.070
Map
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.

FIC.2016.004
Juicer
circa 1940

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

2009.3.53
Postcard
circa 1940

A linen-type postcard depiciting 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 Squar...

2007.11
Pillowcase
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.

97.23.4
Brooch
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.

97.23.1
Brooch
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...

92.54.1
Radio
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...

89.9.16
Bottle
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."


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. 


Three pins owned by Nestor Gerbeville, a civil defense warden. One is the state seal of Rhode Island, and the second is a small round blue button with a red and white striped triangle. The third is...


Calendar published by the Newport Herald for 1940 featuring photographs of "Two Bellevue Avenue corners in horse and buggy days." Small monthly calendars are stapled to the backing; all months are ...

2006.9.17
Block, Wood
1940 – 1950

View of Redwood Library.

2006.9.16
Block, Wood
1940 – 1950

Carved out area with candle (used in conjuntion with lantern woodcut).

2006.9.15
Block, Wood
1940 – 1950

Female silhouette in middle of heart pierced by an arrow

2006.9.14
Block, Wood
1940 – 1950

Great Friends Meeting House

2006.9.13
Block, Wood
1940 – 1950

Looks like Old Stone Mill with tall building on top. Inititals "KC" in lower left.

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