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Image of the Manville Dam located in Cumberland.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and…


Image of a black-and-white lantern slide of the Cumberland Mills Falls located in Cumberland, Rhode Island.


Image of a hand-tinted lantern slide of Cumberland Mills located in Cumberland, Rhode Island.


Image of the Cumberland Mills located in Cumberland, Rhode Island.


Images of the Ann and Hope Mills in Cumberland (Lonsdale), Rhode Island. Ann & Hope was founded by Martin Chase, who was born in 1906 in Kiev, Ukraine, and moved with his family to Providence, Rhode Island at age six. He was the only one of six…


Image of the Berkeley Mills in Cumberland, Rhode Island.Berkeley is situated about half mile below Ashton, on the east side of Providence and Worcester Railroad, which runs between the village and the Blackstone River. The name of the place was…


Image of the Ashton Mills on the Blackstone River in Cumberland, Rhode Island. The Ashton mill and the brick workers’ houses were built in 1867 by the Lonsdale Company, according to the Rhode Island Historical & Preservation Heritage…


Image of the Lonsdale Company located in Cumberland, Rhode Island. The Lonsdale Water Power Company, an unchartered corporation founded by the firm of Brown & Ives with Edward Carrington and others, was organized in 1825. The company proceeded…