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Rocky Point, Warwick
  • Amusement parks, Food vendors, Midways, Vending stands
  • 1920
  • Image shows a concession stand at Rocky Point Amusement Park. The stand advertises for cigars, candies and ice cold drinks.
Clambake
Clambake (Item)
  • Piling on the clams, etc. while the hungry crowd stands by.
  • 1920
  • View of a clambake with a large fire tended to by several men. In the foreground are canvas tarps, shovels, large rocks and buckets of clams. In the background a large crowd of onlookers is standing amongst the trees.
Moses Brown
  • 1920
  • Image of the Moses Brown Homestead in Providence, RI. A child stands near the front door. An American flag hangs from a second floor window.
Old Church
  • 1920
  • Image of a church in the Rockland area of Scituate, RI. A woman stands against the rear of the building. A tall flagpole is attached to the rear pediment.
Clambake
Clambake (Item)
  • 1920
  • A group of men stand around a clambake pit. Steam rises from the fire and a large piles of clams are visible. Several wooden baskets are in the foreground.
Clambake
Clambake (Item)
  • Just after the canvas covering has been removed - notice the pile of food - also, the cleric standing by and minus the vest.
  • 1920
Clambake
Clambake (Item)
  • 1920
  • A group of men prepare the firepit for a clambake and heat stones in preparation for the food to be layered on. In the foreground are canvas tarps and buckets of clams. In the background a crowd of onlookers stands amongst the trees.
1233 Westminster Street
  • 1920
  • Image of a door inside 1233 Westminster Street in Providence, RI. The door is framed by sidelights and a fanlight. Tables with lamps and trays stand on either side of the door in a hallway. The walls are covered in wallpaper.
Westminster Street, Hoppin Homestead
  • 1920
  • Image of the Hoppin Homestead facing Westminster Street. The house has a two story front portico. The porch and yard are enclosed by a fence. A man and dog stand on the sidewalk in front of the house.
Centre Avenue
  • 1920
  • Image of a doorway at the house at 1609 Pawtucket Ave in the Rumford area of East Providence, RI. Pilasters with millwork support a pediment with fanlight. The doorway is flanked by sidelights. Potted plants stand at the foot of the front steps
John and Spring Street
  • 1920
  • Image of a house at the corner of John and Spring Streets in Newport, RI. The three story house has a gambrel roof and dormer windows. An American flag hangs over the front entrance. Potted plants sit on the front stoop. A woman and child stand
Bakers and Confectioners Local No. 171
  • 1920
  • Group portrait of the bakers and confectioners union, Local No. 171 in Providence. The pastry professionals are wearing long white aprons with sashes and standing on tiered on stairs. A few men have their initials written in pen. The reverse