186 Object Results

Decade: Year:
90.12.4
Book, Ration
October 4 1944

World War II ration book no. 3. Original cover is missing. It has been replaced by a piece of green cardboard. Belonged to Robert Lawrence Shea. Three pages of stamps. Instructions for use on back ...

90.12.6
Book, Ration
September 2 1944

World War II ration book no. 3 with four pages of stamps inside. Belonged to Paul A. Shea. Was issued on 9/2/44 by war price and rationing board 33 Bellevue Ave, Newport. Instructions for use on ba...

P9432
Print, Photographic
September 1944

A photograph of Touro Park after the Great Atlantic Hurricane (1944). The Old Stone Mill is visible at left; two uprooted trees and several fallen branches are visible throughout. Three workers can...


Testimonial to Archibald B. Coggeshall signed by 74 associates. The testimonial was in recognition of his service to the government on his retirement as Supervisor of Planners and Estimators at the...


Photograph of a dance, with uniformed men and women in attendance. 


Photograph of a dinner banquet, with uniformed men and women in attendance. Handwriting above the image reads "Newport Rhode Island."


Photograph of a woman receiving an injection from another woman in a medical bay. Medical supplies can be seen on the dresser in the background.  


Photograph of two men in aviation gear, posing in front of a military plane. The plane is painted with eyes, and a mouth with sharp teeth on its nose. 


Photograph of two uniformed women, posing in front of a car.


Photograph of four uniformed women, posing in a row in front of a painted winter scene. They all wear trench coats, black leather satchels, and stiff caps with metal insignia on the front. 


Photograph of a uniformed man and woman, posing in front of a car. "J.C." is handwritten under the photo.


Photograph of a group of men and women in swimsuits and towels at the beach.


Photograph of a group of men and women in fatigues, standing on a beach in front of a parked car.


Photograph of two uniformed personnel, standing on a beach.

Handwritten below the photograph, beneath the man on the left, is "Lee." Below the man on the right is "Ed."


Basic Mileage Rations A. Belonged to Margaret W. Brown. Six A17 stamps, six A16 stamps. Instructions included in book. '487429' stamped on cover. At time of issue Margaret Brown lived at 37 Bull St...


War ration book No. three belonged to Margaret Weaver Brown. Instructions for use on back. Four pages of stamps depicting canons, tanks, boats and planes. '627241 EV' stamped in red on front. Signe...


War ration book No. three. Instructions for use on back cover. Belonged to Suzanne Brown. Four pages of stamps depicting boats, planes, tanks and canons. '627242 EV' stamped in red on front, signed...


War ration book four belonged to Susan C. Weaver. Instructions for use on back cover. Five pages of stamps. '673165' stamped in red on front. Susan Chase Weaver lived at 37 Bull Street, Newport.


War ration book four. Belonged to Suzanne Brown. Instructions for use on back. Five pages of stamps. '673167' stamped in red on front, signed by Suzanne Brown. Suzanne Brown lived at 37 Bull Street...


War ration book four. Six pages of stamps (many stamps are gone). Stamps are for rationed food. Instructions for use on the back cover. Belonged to Margaret Brown. '673166' in red on cover. At time...


Rectangular brown leather ration book case with a small pouch in front for tokens, two brass snaps. In gold letters on case 'ration books' in golf letters on pouch 'tokens' and 'genuine leather'. 4...


Photographic print of damage wrought by the Hurricane of 1944. The image depicts an upturned tree next to the Old Stone Mill or Newport Tower in Touro Park. Children can be seen climbing the roots ...


A color postcard depicting an aerial view of Bailey's Beach and the Spouting Rock Beach Association's clubhouse and cabanas. Almy Pond is visible at upper right; Crossways and High Tide (houses) ar...


A World War II-era heavyweight legging, most likely belonging to U.S. Navy officer Alfred Bryan. Made of a light brown canvas-like fabric. Laces are woven through metal eyelets and hooks. A heavywe...


A World War II-era heavyweight legging, most likely belonging to U.S. Navy officer Alfred Bryan. Made of a brown canvas-like fabric. Laces are woven through metal eyelets and hooks. A heavyweight f...


Lithograph PRINT (LITHOGRAPH): "SAN FRANCISCO UPPER CALIFORNIA IN 1847", LITH. OF SARONY AND MAJOR


World War II ration book no. 3 with four pages of stamps depicting planes, boats and tanks. Belonged to Robert A. Shea. Instructions on back cover. '261977 ev' stamped in red; 'book 4' written in i...


World War II ration book No.3 with four pages of ration stamps, belonged to Madeline C. Shea. Ration stamps depict images of tanks, boats and planes. Instructions for use on the back of the booklet...


Black and white photograph of Mary Galvin, an elderly woman, standing on the front steps of a home. She is wearing a long white dress with black shoes. Handwritten in ink at top of photo is "Mary G...

94.16.16
Bottle
1943 – 1960

Soft drink type, medium green bottle, wide ribs on top and bottom. Embossed around middle . No soda is remaining. Embossed: 'Coca-Cola/ Trade Mark / Registered/ min. Contents 6 fl ozs'. (label prin...

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...

2010.34.26.2
Uniform
1941 – 1945

A pair of navy blue wool trousers that are part of a U.S. Navy dress uniform. Bell bottom cut. Flap at front closes with 13 buttons (with anchors). Two welted pockets at waistband, one with zipper....

2010.34.26.1
Uniform
1941 – 1945

The top to a U.S. Navy dress jumper from World War II. Made of navy blue wool. Welted front pocket at right front has a yoke across chest and a patch with a gold eagle emblem. Three rows of twill t...


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. 

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