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Images of Car race and children on bicycles at the Lonsdale Sports Arena racetrack, c. 1945. This venue operated from 1947-1956. Lonsdale Sports Arena was a 1/3 mile high-banked paved oval located two miles north of Pawtucket, Rhode Island on Mendon…


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…