Book

Object number
1987.8.6
Date
circa 1945
Description
A promotional booklet entitled: "An Invitation to the United Nations Organization to Establish Permanent Headquarters in Historic Newport, Rhode Island." Text includes brief histories of Rhode Island and Newport, copies of correspondence between United Nations officials and local local government/local committees, and descriptions of appealing factors (including location, accomodations, work force, climate, cultural history, medical facilites, security considerations, and city statistics, among other information). Booklet closes with black and white photographs and accompanying descriptions of aerial views of the city, including private homes proposed for redevelopment.
Object Type
books
Subjects
Aquidneck Island
United Nations