174 Object Results

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2009.22.1
Viewbook
before 1950

Purple souvenir book featuring photographs of Newport attractions. Title page reads, "Newport Rhode Island, Street Scenes, Principle Residences and Places of Interest". Published by David Rubin in ...


A photograph of the Union Congregational Church, located on Division Street.

FIC.2020.014
Postcard
September 1958

This oversized postcard depicts two yachts participating in an America's Cup race - The Sceptre, "The British Challenger", and the Columbia, "The American Defender". The postcard was produced by th...

2002.8.14
Booklet
August 11 1958

Booklet BOOKLET: 'THE NEWPORTER' AUGUST 11, 1955 VOL.IX NO.4


A photograph of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower golfing at the Newport Country Club. Several people can be seen standing behind the President, including a man with a "Press" badge.


Stylized Japanese child, pale wood; spherical head w/ painted features is loosely attached to cylindrical body; body decorated w/ a painted figure and Japanese inscription.


Stylized Japanese child, pale wood; spherical head w/ painted features is loosely attached to cylindrical body; body is decorated w/ painted tall ships, pine tree, and Japanese inscription. The dol...


Round white plate, fluted edge, gold rim, black decoration: Newport jazz festival, portraits of Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, stylized sketches of jazz musicians. Balfour logo on ...

P6118
Print, Photographic
September 1957

Photograph of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in a parade in Newport, 1957. The President is seen standing in a convertible and waving to crowds lining both sides of the street (possibly Broadw...

P9028
Print, Photographic
September 1957

Photograph of President Dwight D. Eisenhower waving to crowds from an automobile in a parade-like procession. A young man's profile is visible in the foreground of the frame, as is a police officer...

P9027
Print, Photographic
September 1957

Photograph of President Dwight D. Eisenhower standing in a car and waving to parade spectators. Siginage for the Esso Gas Station on Spring Street is visible in the background. Also visible is the ...


A color slide depicting a large U.S. Navy vessel in Narragansett Bay (numbered "109"). Image was most likely taken en route to Jamestown via a ferry. Handwritten label on slide reads "NARRAGANSETT ...


A color slide depicting several U.S. Navy vessels in Narragansett Bay. Image was most likely taken en route to Jamestown via a ferry. Handwritten label on slide reads "NAVY BOATS-NARRAGANSETT BAY-R...


A color slide depicting two large U.S. Navy vessels in Narragansett Bay. Image was most likely taken en route to Jamestown via a ferry. Boats are number "267" and "572." Handwritten label on slide ...


A color slide depicting navy personnel in a boat near Easton's Point. Image was most likely taken en route to Jamestown via a ferry. St. John the Evangelist Church is visible in the background at f...


A color slide depicting Rose Island in 1957. Slide is labeled "NARRAGANSETT BAY-FERRYING TO JAMESTOWN/RHODE ISLAND JUNE-1957." Image depicts remaining structures on Rose Island related to the defen...


Watercolor print of major historic structures in Newport, RI with labels and dates of construction. Matte gold frame. Signed in bottom right corner, copyright noted in bottom left corner. Preservat...


"1675, This is Newport - Newport, Rhode Island, 1895" "Preservation Society of Newport County" "Issued by the Society Copyright, 1957"
Print of original watercolor. Scene depicts Newport hist...

2002.2.3
Certificate
December 17 1956

Master's certificate from the Grand Lodge Of The Most Ancient And Honorable Society of Free And Accepted Masons For The State Of Rhode Island And Providence Plantations, presented to Brother Henry ...

2001.4.1-.4
Negative
December 17 1956

Four film negatives with the same image of a children in a schoolroom. The children are at the far back corner of the room sitting on the floor listening to historic interpreters. "December" is spe...


Red, white and blue horizontally striped round pins. 2000.7.37.1 reads 'Ike Needs Ewing'. 2000.7.37.2 reads 'Ike, Dick, They're For You'.


A plastic comb bound photograph album. Album contains snapshots of houses on Spring Street, and each snapshot has a typed paragraph of information about the house. Houses include:
30 Spring S...


A lithographic engraving of the U.S. Frigate Constellation docked in Newport, Rhode Island. The scene shows a three-masted shop anchored, and a few buildings and a steeple in the background.


Photograph album of photographs around New England and New Jersey. Photos are adhered with photo corners on beige paper. The cover reads, "Scrap Book" with a string binding.

2007.16.2
Postcard
after 1956

Postcard featuring an aerial photograph of the Sakonnet River Bridge, connecting Portsmouth and Tiverton, RI. Image by Mullen Studio, Fall River, MA. See reverse for caption.


Blueprint detailing a plan for alterations for the house of Mrs. Henry Rhett. This residence is most likely located at 14 Whitfield Place in Newport (see 2014.9.2). The plans are drawn by Royal Bar...


Blueprint detailing a plan for a garage for the residence of Mrs. Henry Rhett. This residence is most likely located at 14 Whitfield Place in Newport (see 2014.9.2). The plans are drawn by Royal Ba...


A photograph of a group picnicking around a wooden table on the grounds of the Great Friends Meeting House. Image is associated with a series of photographs depicting activities at the "Old Rec".

A mint green linen cocktail napkin with hemstitched (drawn thread work) border. Stylized image of the gates at Bonniecrest (1912-1918) is printed on front (brown color).


Print of original watercolor. Scene depicts 18 buildings from downtown historic Bristol. Each house is very meticulously detailed and labeled with the name or owner and the year it was built. Inclu...


A color slide depicting northern Thames Street at night. Illuminated neon signs include "Spiro's Naval Store", the "Blue Moon," "Klein's Naval and Civilian Outfitters," and a "hobby shop." Cars are...

P2450
Photographic print
August 31 1954

A fishing boat, Nora, beloning to the John Mack Fishing Company beached on a dock after Hurricane Carol (1954) 

P9434
Print, Photographic
August – September 1954

A photograph of a destroyed merry-go-round at Easton's Beach after Hurricane Carol (1954). Debris is scattered throughout; two men can be seen bending down at left.

P9431
Print, Photographic
August – September 1954

A photograph of an automobile and a Singer Sewing Machine Co. delivery van wrecked on a grassy area near Easton's Beach. Photograph was taken after Hurricane Carol (1954). Label on side of delivery...


Photograph of three fallen trees along Clinton Street as a result of Hurricane Carol. The following text is written on the reverse: "August 31, 1954/Hurricane Carol/Scene from Hurricane Carol on th...

2015.15.1
Drawing
April 1954

Caricature of J.T. O'Connell. He wears a blue shirt and tie and a grey suit. He stands by a cake with a fork and knife in hand. On the table in front of him is a large cake with blue and white fros...

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