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New England hurricane. Cargo boat on bay shore near Providence, Rhode Island

New England hurricane. Cargo boat on bay shore near Providence, Rhode ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Providence, Rhode Island. Outhouse on bay shore after a New England hurricane

Providence, Rhode Island. Outhouse on bay shore after a New England hu...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Company houses in Ashton, Rhode Island

Company houses in Ashton, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Christmas trees for sale at the market. Providence, Rhode Island

Christmas trees for sale at the market. Providence, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Music for the Saturday night square dances in Clayville, Rhode Island, is provided by this school teacher from a neighboring town and her son. They are also available for parties and weddings

Music for the Saturday night square dances in Clayville, Rhode Island,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Selling hot dogs at a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Selling hot dogs at a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Sitting one out at a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Sitting one out at a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode I...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Textile mills seen from a bridge in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Textile mills seen from a bridge in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Mr. John Rambone, market gardener and dairy farmer, FSA (Farm Security Administration) client, an Italian. Johnston, Rhode Island

Mr. John Rambone, market gardener and dairy farmer, FSA (Farm Security...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Music for the Saturday night square dances in Clayville, Rhode Island, is provided by this school teacher from a neighboring town and her son. They are also available for parties and weddings

Music for the Saturday night square dances in Clayville, Rhode Island,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Mr. Tucker is the police department of Clayville, Rhode Island. He runs the Saturday night dances and calls the turns for the square dances

Mr. Tucker is the police department of Clayville, Rhode Island. He run...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Company houses in Ashton, Rhode Island

Company houses in Ashton, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Mrs. D'Achioli and her sister. They run a truck farm and are FSA (Farm Security Administration) clients. There are fourteen in the family, some of whom help out by working in the mills. Johnston, Rhode Island

Mrs. D'Achioli and her sister. They run a truck farm and are FSA (Farm...

File print consists of two separate sections, showing women only. Middle area of the negative is not shown. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Ove... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Mr. Tucker is the police department of Clayville, Rhode Island. He runs the Saturday night dances and calls the turns for the square dances

Mr. Tucker is the police department of Clayville, Rhode Island. He run...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Men leaving the Browne and Sharpe Manufacturing Company in Providence, Rhode Island at the end of the shift

Men leaving the Browne and Sharpe Manufacturing Company in Providence,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Christmas trees for sale at the market in Providence, Rhode Island

Christmas trees for sale at the market in Providence, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Mrs. Tucker, wife of the town police chief, preparing hot dogs and coffee at a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Mrs. Tucker, wife of the town police chief, preparing hot dogs and cof...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

A Saturday night square dance run by Mr. and Mrs. Tucker in Clayville, Rhode Island. Mr. Tucker is the town police force

A Saturday night square dance run by Mr. and Mrs. Tucker in Clayville,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Houses in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Houses in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Tenement houses in the working class section of Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Tenement houses in the working class section of Woonsocket, Rhode Isla...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Children getting out of school at three-thirty in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Children getting out of school at three-thirty in Woonsocket, Rhode Is...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Music for the Saturday night square dances in Clayville, Rhode Island, is provided by this school teacher from a neighboring town and her son. They are also available for parties and weddings

Music for the Saturday night square dances in Clayville, Rhode Island,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Company houses in Ashton, Rhode Island

Company houses in Ashton, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Absentee posters. To combat absenteeism, the labor-management committee of the American Screw Company, Providence, displays this chart with daily figures on absentees and translates this loss of man hours in terms of lost production of the company's product

Absentee posters. To combat absenteeism, the labor-management committe...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Houses along the river in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Houses along the river in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

At a Saturday night square dance in Clayville, Rhode Island

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

War nursery schools. Woonsocket, Rhode Island.This young lady's mother works in a war plant. The youngster passes twelve hours a day Monday through Saturday in one of the thirty-five war nurseries conducted for war workers' children

War nursery schools. Woonsocket, Rhode Island.This young lady's mother...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

War nursery schools. Providence, Rhode Island. Mothers who work in war plants call for their children at a war nursery in the Chalkstone Avenue School in Providence. This Chalkstone Avenue war nursery is one of thirty-five in Rhode Island for pre-school children whose mothers are employed in war work

War nursery schools. Providence, Rhode Island. Mothers who work in war...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Lincoln Downs Brook, floodplain management study, mosaic sheet index, Lincoln, North Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island

Lincoln Downs Brook, floodplain management study, mosaic sheet index, ...

Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Base source: USGS Topo Quad Sheets 1:24,000." Includes location map. "Lib. no. 1-16791." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plants inside the botanical center that opened in 2007 in the 435-acre Roger Williams Park in Providence, the capital of, and largest city in, Rhode Island

Plants inside the botanical center that opened in 2007 in the 435-acre...

The park is named for Williams, a theologian and Puritan minister who founded Britain's Rhode Island Colony. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsm... more

Inside the botanical center that opened in 2007 in the 435-acre Roger Williams Park in Providence, the capital of, and largest city in, Rhode Island

Inside the botanical center that opened in 2007 in the 435-acre Roger ...

The park is named for Williams, a theologian and Puritan minister who founded Britain's Rhode Island Colony. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsm... more

An elephant keeps a large eye on children playing at the Adventure Playground at Slater Memorial Park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, named after Samuel Slater, the American industrialist who constructed America's first water-powered textile mill

An elephant keeps a large eye on children playing at the Adventure Pla...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:052-3) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Ca... more

The old Ashton Mill, now (2018) converted to loft apartments in Cumberland, Rhode Island

The old Ashton Mill, now (2018) converted to loft apartments in Cumber...

According to the Providence Journal newspaper, "In its late 1800s heyday, the Ashton Mill was a pioneer in weaving technology. Its industrial career ended in the 1980s." Title, date and keywords based on inform... more

Hand-carved animals at the Looff Carousel in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, constructed in 1895 by Charles I.D. Looff, a master carver and builder of amusement rides

Hand-carved animals at the Looff Carousel in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, ...

The carousel was originally located at Lee Funland in upstate New York and in 1910 it was relocated here, at Pawtucket's Slater Memorial Park, where (as of 2018) it continues to operate. The carousel features a... more

Old industrial buildings in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, including the Harris Warehouse (left), an 1855 storage facility whose sides bow slightly, and not because of age or wear but beacuse they were designed that way

Old industrial buildings in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, including the Ha...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:052-3) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Ca... more

Block in downtown Woonsocket, Rhode Island, that includes the Stadium Theatre (short green building) and, to its left, the Stadium office building

Block in downtown Woonsocket, Rhode Island, that includes the Stadium ...

The monument before them is the Woonsocket Civil War Monument, built in 1868 by James G. Batterson. Constructed just four years after the war's conclusion it was the first Civil War in Rhode Island and it displ... more

The abandoned "milk can building" in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, was an ice-cream shop built in the 1920s that, according to local lore that may be an urban legend, closed in 1968 because ground water in the area was so contaminated that proprietors could no longer safely tap into it

The abandoned "milk can building" in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, w...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:052-3) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Ca... more

The iconic Van Wickle Gates at Brown University, one of America's prestigious "Ivy League" colleges, in Providence, the capital of, and largest city in, Rhode Island

The iconic Van Wickle Gates at Brown University, one of America's pres...

The ornamental entrance to the main campus was built with the bequest of graduate Augustus Stout Van Wickle, who was president of a bank and several coal corporations. Dedicated in 1901, the gates stand as a sy... more

"The Fighting Gladiator," an 1891 approximation of the Borghese Gladiator statue at the Louvre in Paris, at the 435-acre Roger Williams Park in Providence, the capital of, and largest city in, Rhode Island

"The Fighting Gladiator," an 1891 approximation of the Borghese Gladia...

The park is named for Williams, a theologian and Puritan minister who founded Britain's Rhode Island Colony. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsm... more

The Modern Diner in Pawtucket, Rhode Island is one of two known surviving Sterling Streamliner locomotive-style diners still in operation as of 2018 (the other is in Salem, Massachusetts)

The Modern Diner in Pawtucket, Rhode Island is one of two known surviv...

The diner was manufactured in 1940 by the John B. Judkins Company of Merrimac, Massachusetts, and originally placed elsewhere in Pawtucket. It operated at that site until 1984, when it was moved to its present ... more