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Boats in Harbor
  • 1911
  • Image shows boats tied at a wharf in an unidentified body of water. Boats visible include the William M. Merwin and the Loretto. Crew members are standing on the decks of the boats.
Elmwood Carmen
  • 1911
  • A large group portrait of men posing seated and standing on a street car. The trolley is decorated with flags and bunting, and a sign on its end reads "Elmwood Car Men [3rd] Annual Outing."
Niantic, RI
  • 1911
  • Postcards shows the Niantic tower, later named the Bradford Tower in Westerly, RI. A man stands near the railroad crossing. A restaurant advertising "Meals at all hours" is across the street from the tower.
Westerly Station
  • 1911
  • Postcard depicts a locomotive arriving at the N.Y., N.H. & H. Station and tower in Westerly, Railroad workers stand on the tracks next to the train.
George Lewis Fish House, Seaconnet River Fishing Co., Newport
  • 1911
  • Image shows rowboats tied to the George Lewis Fish House. A fisherman stands in a rowboat below the dock. Figures are visible on the dock of the fish house. A pair of pants hangs from a line under a covered portion of the deck. Shops on Long Wharf
Exchange Place, Providence
  • 1911
  • Postcard depicts a view of Exchange Place in Providence, R.I. The postcard shows the departure of the First Rhode island Regiment in 1861. Soldiers stand in formation in the center Exchange Terrace. Crowds watch from the sidewalks. Union Station