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Drive-in Movie Theater
  • 1954
  • Image shows cars parked at a drive-in theater. A building serving as a concession stand and restrooms is in the center of the parking lot. People are visible standing inside the open doors of the building. A film is playing on the screen
Ferry approaching Jamestown
  • 1954
  • Image shows ferry approaching Jamestown. The photograph is taken from upper level of ferry. Three parked cars and a woman standing on front deck are in foreground. Jamestown is in background.
"Smilin Through" cottage, Block Island
  • 1954
  • Image shows two people standing outside rock wall next to Smilin' Through cottage.
Ferry Approaching Jamestown
  • 1954
  • Image shows ferry approaching Jamestown. The photograph is taken from upper level of ferry. Three parked cars and a woman standing on front deck are in foreground. Jamestown is in background.
Ferry Approaching Jamestown
  • 1954
  • Image shows ferry approaching Jamestown. The photograph is taken from upper level of ferry. Three parked cars and a woman standing on front deck are in foreground. Jamestown is in background.
Hurricane
  • 1954
  • View of a flooded parking lot near the Gaspee Street underpass, with cars under water up to their roofs after a hurricane. Two people are sitting on the roof of a shipping truck. A train is on the bridge above the parking lot, with people standing
Providence Union Depot
  • 1954
  • Image shows an Eastbound New Haven Railroad train leaving the east end of the Providence Union Depot. Luggage carts stand empty on the platforms of the station.
Providence Public Library, music listening room
  • 1954
  • Image shows three women standing around a double turntable record player inside the music listening room of the Providence Public Library. The Music department was located on the basement level of the library and later became the location
Providence Public Library, music listening room
  • 1954
  • Image shows a man standing in front of a record player in the music listening room of the Providence Public Library. The man is visible through a window in the recordings door. The recordings room was located on the basement level of the library
Providence Public Library, auditorium
  • 1954
  • Image shows an audience seated in the full auditorium of the Providence Public Library. A small group of people stand at the back of the auditorium along the back wall.
Providence Public Library, auditorium
  • 1954
  • Image shows an audience seated in the full auditorium of the Providence Public Library. A small group of people stand at the back of the auditorium along the back wall.
Providence Public Library, auditorium
  • 1954
  • Image shows an audience seated in the full auditorium of the Providence Public Library. A small group of people stand at the back of the auditorium along the back wall.