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2008.0305
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of buildings at Sakonnet Point. On the right is a boarding house with a sign reading "Davis House". Two other houses are on the same road. In the background fishing buildings and a watertower. Also in the picture are telephone poles and stonewalls.
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2008.0485
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Palmer Bakery originally built north of the Brownell House ( 1 Meeting House Lane) on the Commons in Little Compton RI. The building is a 1 1/2 story structure with a small addition on the right. The door has a stripped awning. Two men are standing next to a horse drawn delivery wagon which reads "Little Compton Bakery". Another wagon and horse (unhitched) is on the right. This building was first moved to the northeast corner of West Main Road and Meeting House lane and was used as a small barn. It was moved again to 406 West Main Road and remodeled into a house.
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2008.0353
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph looking South from the intersection of Main Road and Westport Harbor Road in Adamsville RI. There are stonewalls, a streetlight, a tower and a barn to the left. 1908 postmark.
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2008.0306
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of two houses on Warren's Point in Little Compton R.I. House on the right is known as "On-a-Dune"
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2008.0421
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Oliver C. Brownell house 48 Commons in Little Compton RI.. House is 2 1/2 story 3 bay clapboard house. There is an iron fence and elm trees in front. 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 46. 1917 postmark.
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2008.0339
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of a summer boarding house known as "Ocean Echo". The house is located at 68 Grange Avenue and is 2 1/2 story structure with a single story front porch. Guests and staff are standing and seated around the building. In the left background is another house known as the "Ray Palmer House". This early 18th house was demolished.
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2008.0260
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Black and white photographic postcard. Children's pageant or parade in Little Compton in 1914. On the left is a line up of floats. One of a lighthouse, one of a boat, and one unidentified. On the right are additional marchers.
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2008.0698
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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.
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2008.0617
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Congregational Church on Little Compton RI Commons. There are elm trees, stonewalls and the Old Burial Ground on the left. 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 44. (# 1 Commons)
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2008.0292
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of buildings and fishermans shanties at Sakonnet Point. All of these buildings were destroyed in the 1938 huricane. Some fishing gear is shown and lobster pots. Large building in the background is marked "SEACONNET MILL".
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2008.0636
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Black and white photographic postcard. West elevation of the Methodist Episcopal Church at the Little Compton Commons. Torn down in the 1940s.
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2008.0764
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Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of fishing boats and breakwater at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI.
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