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Image of Brown & Sharpe in Providence, Rhode Island. Brown & Sharpe was founded in Providence, Rhode Island by David Brown and his son Joseph R. Brown. The elder Brown retired in 1841 the younger Brown formed a partnership with Lucian Sharpe…


Image of the American Screw Co. in Providence, Rhode Island. The American Screw Company was organized in 1860, with a nominal capital of $1,000,000, and it immediately purchased the property of the Eagle Screw Company (1840) and New England Screw…


Image of a Police Parade, Oct 13, 1890, showing the mayor, governor, members of Congress, Legislatures, city Council and Police at City Hall. Handwritten caption reads, “Taken in front of City Hall, on occasion of Police Parade 1890, Oct 13th-…


Portrait of Patrick McCarthy by photographer Henry Koshiba.See also:Guide to the McCarthy-Bannon Family Collection


Patrick McCarthy’s official portrait as Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island.See also:Guide to the McCarthy-Bannon Family Collection


Photograph of Patrick J. McCarthy, Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island , 1907-1908, Bernard McCaughey, President of the Bernard McCaughey Furniture Co, Pawtucket, R.I., Edward J. McCaughey of the Home Bleach & Dye Works and John McMullen, South…


Image of Patrick McCarthy the Mayor of Providence, RI, sitting in chair holding Rhode Island Manual, 1905. Photographed by Edgar Hostner and Co., Providence, RI.See also:Guide to the McCarthy-Bannon Family Collection


Image of Patrick J. McCarthy and an unidentified man and woman in an office setting. Patrick McCarthy was Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island from January 1907 to January 1909.See also:Guide to the McCarthy-Bannon Family Collection


Image of the personal bookplate of Patrick Joseph McCarthy who was Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island from January 1907 to January 1909.See also:Guide to the McCarthy-Bannon Family Collection


Ceremonies and parade of ranks related to the transfer of State Battle Flags from the old State House on Benefit Street to the new State Capitol on Smith Hill, Saturday October 17, 1903. It was at the Butler Exchange (built 1873, demolished 1925)…


Providence 8 of the 8th month 1638 (so called)

In memorandum I Roger Wiliams
having formerly purchased of Caunounicus
& Miantunome this our situation or
plantation of New Providence viz the
two fresh Rivers Wanaquatuckit &
Mooshausick &…


Image of a soldier standing in front of the Cranston Street Armory located in Providence, Rhode Island.The Cranston Street Armory is a historic building in Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1907 at a cost of $650,000.00. The architects were…


Images of the Dexter Training Grounds located in Providence, Rhode Island.Dexter Training Ground, situated in the Eighth ward, on Dexter street, is nearly oblong in shape and contains an area of about nine acres. It was given to the city by Ebenezer…


Various aerial views of the construction of Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island. When the college was established in 1854 as the Rhode Island State Normal School, its goal was to provide teacher preparation to young people from Rhode…


Images of the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul located at Cathedral Square in Providence, Rhode Island. The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is a Roman Catholic cathedral at 30 Fenner Street in the Cathedral Square neighborhood of Providence,…


Aerial view of Providence, Rhode Island.See also: Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket,…

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Aerial view of Providence, Rhode Island.See also: Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket,…

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Image of Chinatown section located in Providence, Rhode Island with a caption reading, "The last of Old Chinatown. All of the buildings through the center of the section were doomed by the extension of Empire Street. Former headquarters of local…


Image of the First Baptist Church in America located in Providence, Rhode Island. The First Baptist Church in America is the First Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island, also known as First Baptist Meetinghouse. The oldest Baptist church…


Various images of the Sullivan Dorr House located on the corner of Bowen Street and Benefit Street in Providence, Rhode Island. Sullivan Dorr (1778-1858) was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Ebenezer (1739-1809) and Abigail (Cummingham) Dorr…