489 Object Results

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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...

2004.13.204
Drawing
before 1932

Pencil sketch in brown of small structure next to a tree. A three mast ship sails in the background. Very loose pencil strokes with detail only depicted in the boat.


A blue glass swizzle stick with a yellow ball at top. Along the stem reads, "New England Steamship Co. Serving All New England" and features a flag printed with "NE". Identical to 2006.13.3.

2010.10.19
Postcard
before 1936

A linen-type postcard depicting a view from the Cliff Walk. Caption reads: "THE CLIFFS, ALONG THE CLIFF WALK, NEWPORT, R.I." The reverse has a handwritten message and is postmarked July 7, 1936.

90.12.1
Key
before 1937

Brass key used on the steamship 'Priscilla' for stateroom 232.

99.3.148
Shoe
before 1937

7" long leather shoe in poor condition. The shoe has been slattened, appears to have an instep strap. Piece of paper glued onto foot of shoe reads 'Child's shoe, found in attic of Maudsley House 1937'

99.3.48
Coat
before 1935

Green wool coat lined with black silk. Six buttons on front of coat covered in black cloth with a checkerboard design. Each cuff has three of these checkerboard buttons but they are smaller than th...

38.1
Painting
before 1938

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...


A photograph of houses on Levin Street, looking west. The steeple of St. Mary's Church is visible in the background; an automobile can be seen at far right. Photograph by Jonas Bergner (1859-1936).


A photographic portrait of Dr. Marcus Wheatland. This particular copy is a negative created using an original photograph.


A photograph depicting the J.T. O'Connell Supply Company office and supply warehouses, located on Long Wharf. Signage painted on the buildings reads: "Ship Chandlery/Hardware/Builders/Plumbers/Ste...


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 ...


A sepia tone photograph of Newport Hospital nursing staff. The seven women at center are in nursing uniforms, including starched hats and white high-collared dresses. The woman at far left wears ...


Reverse of photo: "Gardner's House of Dr. Rice's Estate Coggeshall Ave next to Frie Barn started demolishing Nov. 18, 1930."

2003.6.19
unknown
July 1939

Flyer FLYER READS: "OYEZ! OYEZ! OYEZ!/ OLDPORT DAYS/ NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND/ JULY 20, 21 AND 22, 1939".

2003.6.10-.11
unknown
June 11 1939

Programs TWO PROGAMS. FRONT COVER READS: "A SERVICE OF COMMEMORATION CELEBRATING THE TERCENTENARY OF THE FOUNDING OF RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND/ SUNDAY, JUNE 11TH, 1939 AT THREE O'C...


Light blue ribbon "Lection Day, May 23, 1939 Newport, RI Guest". Drawing of the barbor of Newport in the center.


Badge with red silk ribbon used to identify a committee member for 'Election Day May 23, 1939' the seal in the center is of Newport, as seen from the water; in black text around the seal are the wo...

2003.6.9
unknown
April 29 1939

Program FRONT COVER READS: "NEWPORT TERCENTENARY 1639-1939/ SETTLER'S DAY CELEBRATION/ U.S. NAVAL TRAINING STATION/ NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND/ SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 1939/ 11 A.M."

91.17.1
Sweater
circa 1939

Sweater, natural wool, long-sleeved with high collar, monogram "VIM" in blue cotton floss. Stockinette stitch overall, with ribbed collar and cuffs, turned hem. Machine knit, full fashioned. Nameta...


Stickers TWO CIRCULAR STICKERS CELEBRATING NEWPORTS TERCENTENARY


A brochure containing driving maps of Rhode Island and surrounding New England States, Newport's Ocean Drive (Ocean Avenue), and Aquidneck Island with adjacent cities. Produced for the Mount Hope B...


A photograph of the stable at Beach Cliffe (Bushy Park), prior to redevelopment of the property. Photo was taken near the corner of Bath Road (Memorial Boulevard) and Rhode Island Avenue.


A photograph of Beach Cliffe in ruins, just prior to its demolition. The Beach Cliffe estate (later "Bushy Park") is located at the corner of Bath Road (Memorial Boulevard) and Rhode Island Avenue.


A photograph depicting the John Clarke School's Class of 1939. Students are seen seated and standing in tiered rows.


A black and white photograph taken at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The photo features a tall structure topped by a star-like sphere, possibly a sculpture or part of a pavilion.


A black and white photograph taken at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The photo features a group of people observing an outdoor sculpture comprised of naturalistic forms and human figures.


A black and white photograph taken at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The photo features "Trylon" and "Perisphere," the central sculptural symbols of the Fair. A bus, a landscaped area, and a rai...

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...

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