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2008.0349
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of buildings and houses surrounding the pond in Adamsville RI. In the foreground is a wooden fence and an overturned boat. Many of the buildings surrounding the pond have been demolished.
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2008.0481
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of house at 14 Grinnell Road in Little Compton RI. A shingled cottage with gambrel roof. For more detailed information about this house see "Historic and Architectural Resources of Little Compton" published by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission in 1990 pg 48. Another postcard of this house 2008.0377
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2008.0334
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph "Queen Awashonk" home of Sarah Soule Wilbour and Charles Edwin Wilbour. The two and 1/2 farmhouse was located on the northeast corner of West Main Road and Swawp Road. The house was demolished in 1939.
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2008.0773
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Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of four men pulling a fish trap net near Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI.
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2008.0693
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Color photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the steamship "ISLANDER". Steamship service between Providence R.I. and Sakonnet Point in Little Compton R.I. began about 1886 and lasted until about 1919. For more information about the Sakonnet Steamship line and Sakonnet Point the book "Traveling Around Aquidnect Island 1890-1930 (How We Got Around)" by James E. Garman, published by Hamilton Printing, Portsmouth R.I. in 1996 contains a chapter "The Sakonnet Steamship Line" on page 59.
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2008.0336
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of Briggs Beach in Little Compton. Bath houses to the left, rocky beach and sand to the right. Horse and carriage next to the bath houses. One house on Quaker Hill farm in the background. The number on this postcard is difficult to read it may be 1213, 1218 or 1219. 1913 postmark.
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2008.0873
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Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the Rhode Island Red Monument in Adamsville R.I. Dedicated August 28, 1926 - Auspices of the Rhode Island Red Club of America. A commemorative plaque honoring the famous breed of poultry established in 1854.
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2008.0697
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Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the steamship "ISLANDER" approaching the dock at Sakonnet Point R.I. Steamship service between Providence R.I. and Sakonnet Point in Little Compton R.I. began about 1886 and lasted until about 1919. For more information about the Sakonnet Steamship line and Sakonnet Point the book "Traveling Around Aquidnect Island 1890-1930 (How We Got Around)" by James E. Garman, published by Hamilton Printing, Portsmouth R.I. in 1996 contains a chapter "The Sakonnet Steamship Line" on page 59. 1911 Postmark.
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2008.0423
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Adeline E. H. Slicer house (Mill House, Windmill House) 581 West Main Road in Little Compton RI. House is an octagonal grist mill around which wraps a 1 1/2 section with sweeping roof. Sydney Burleigh worked on the conversion. For more detailed information about this house see "Historic and Architectural Resources of Little Compton" published by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission in 1990 pg 83.
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2008.0342
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of a large house on West Main Road in Little Compton. The large section to the right burned in the 1980s and only the ell to the left remains. Stonewall, wooden gate and trees in the foreground.
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2008.0686
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the steamship landing at Sakonnet harbor with wharf, steamer, and buildings. Photograph was taken from the breakwater looking south. Name on the stern of the steamer is "ISLANDER Providence R.I." All of these building were swept away in the 1938 hurricane.
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2008.0377
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of house at 14 Grinnell Road in Little Compton RI. A shingled cottage with gambrel roof. For more detailed information about this house see "Historic and Architectural Resources of Little Compton" published by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission in 1990 pg 48.
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