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The Providence Journal
Providence, Rhode Island, Wednesday, November 9, 1960

[Headline] Kennedy Elected, R.I. Plurality 112,336; Pell Wins by 153,929, Notte by 54,557; Fogarty, St. Germain Congress Victors

[Article Title] Sweep by Kennedy Is…


Dated Washington July 3d 1862
Rec’d, Providence July 3 1862, 12 o’clock, 25 min.
To Wm. Sprague

{Private & Confidential}

My dear Sir.
I should
not want the half of three
hundred thousand new troops
if I could have them now.
If I…


City Point, Va. Feb. 14th 1865.

His Excellency,
James Y. Smith,
Governor of Rhode Island,

Sir,
Your letter of the 9th inct. enclosing me a copy of "Resolution of thanks", passed by the Legislature…


Southern Commercial Convention

In conformity with the Action of the Southern Commercial Convention, at the meeting held in Louis=ville, Ky. Octbr. 12" 1869. The annual Session of the Convention will be held at Cincinnati O. commencing , Tuesday…


Image of the inauguration of Ronald Reagan as 40th President of the United States on January 20, 1981.


Image of President Dwight D. Eisenhower playing golf in Newport, R.I., September, 1957.


Image of California Governor Ronald Reagan and Rhode Island Governor John H. Chafee, Lt. Governor Joseph H. O’Donnell and Attorney General Herbert F. DeSimone, c. 1968


Image of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Rhode Island Governor John H. Chafee in Newport, R.I. on September 26, 1963.


Image of the original Bradford Soap Works located on Buell Street in Woonsocket, R.I. The Bradford Soap Works was founded in Rhode Island 1876 by James Rogers and William Murgatroyd of Bradford, England. They named their plant Bradford Soap Works.…


Image of a beach located in Westerly, R.I.


Image of Clyde Square located in West Warwick, R.I.


Image of the 3rd RI Volunteer Memorial located in Warwick, R.I.


Image of "A Street Scene in Old Part of Warren", c. 1920.

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Image of General Marquis de Lafayette headquarters located in Tiverton, R.I. During the American Revolution the British held Aquidneck Island and Tiverton became an asylum for Americans fleeing the British oppression. The famous French General,…


Image of a beach in South Kingstown, R.I., c. 1925.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural Resources…


Image of the “14 Miles to Providence”, Peleg Arnold's 1774 milestone on old Great Road in Union Village across from the Friends Meetinghouse located in Smithfield, R.I.


Image of the dam at the Scituate Reservoir located in Scituate, R.I., c. 1925.Beginning in 1636, when Roger Williams founded Providence on the east bank of the Providence River, the only drinking water available was derived from private wells. In…


Image of "The oldest house in Shannock," located in Richmond, R.I., c. 1930. Formerly used as a grist mill and home of Mr. J. B. Blanchard.


Image of the Bristol Ferry leaving Portsmouth, R.I., c. 1925.


Image of Blackstone Valley Gas located in Pawtucket, RI, c. 1925-1930.