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2008.0680
Postcard
Color photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the "Casino" at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI. There are advertising signs on the building. This building had different hames and uses: Clambake House, Fo'c's'le Restaurant, dining hall, Pavilion, movie house, bowling alley and variety store. There are people and a horse and wagon in front of the building. The building was destroyed in the 1938 hurricane.
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2008.0811
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Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of Sakonnet lighthouse at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI. Sakonnet lighthouse was built in 1883/1884 on Little Cormorant Rock. The lighthouse began service November 1, 1884 and ended service in 1954. In 1961 Carl and Carolyn Haffenreffer purchased the lighthouse at auction for $1,300. They donated the lighthouse to the Friends of Sakonnet Lighthouse in 1985.
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2008.0745
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Black and white photograph postcard. Photograph of Sakonnet Harbor in Little Compton RI. A fishing boat is at Shaw Dock ( now Sakonnet Yacht Club) on the east side of Sakonnet Harbor. Houses in the background and a land for sale sign.
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2008.0795
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Color photographic postcard. Photograph Sakonnet Harbor with the Fo'c'sle Restaurant at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton R.I. Printed on the back of the postcard " The Basin at Sakonnet Point is an ideal p;ace for swimming, boating and fishing. Fishing boats unload at the pier creating an interest for adults and children. It is a haven for boats caught in a storm. In the background is the Fo'c's'le a good place to dine and a landmark at Sakonnet Point". The Fo'c's'le Restaurant was demolished in 2006 and the Sakonnet Point Club was built on the site.
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2008.0323
Postcard
Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of Sakonnet Harbor. Rocks in the foreground and buildings in the background including a water tower, Sakonnet Hotel, fishing buildings. A few fishing boats in the harbor. The hotel was torn down in the 1930s and the remaining building were washed away in the 1938 hurricane. 1909 postmark.
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2008.0274
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph looking South at Little Compton RI Commons. Large elm trees line the Commons. Horse and wagon in the center. House in the background, steeple of the Congregational Church on the right. Town House (Burned to the ground in 1917) on the right.
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2008.0311
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the ocean, surf and rocks at Warren's Point in Little Compton R.I. Between the rocks is a suspended walkway with a chair at the end.
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2008.0800
Postcard
Color photographic postcard. Aerial photograph of Sakonnet Harbor in Little Compton R.I. At the left is the parking lot and Fo'c'sle Restaurant which was demolished in 2006 and the Sakonnet Point Club was built on the site. Dock for the Sakonnet Yacht Club is on the right side of the harbor. In the lower left is a circular driveway which was once in front of the Sakonnet Hotel.
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2008.0279
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph looking North from Little Compton RI Commons from a location at the beginning of South of the Commons road. At the left is the Congregational Church, the Town House,Large barn with a cupola and weathervane, stonewalls and a telephone pole. Behind the barn is a building was once a general store of Bliss & Cowen. Also, Dr. Cowen had and office in the building. Later the building was moved to Grange Avenue. On the right are elm trees and part of a building. On the back of this postcard is written "the Meeting House on the left is the house of Henry Brown adjoining his store a Post Office, with old town hall upstairs over the store".
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Print, Photographic
2007.2137
Print, Photographic
Black and white photograph of a group of people. Photo is set on a decorative card with a floral-scroll design at each corner. Card is set inside a black frame. Faintly printed at proper lower right corner of card: "Pedro N. Gambao" Written on reverse: "Festa do Espirito Santo (Feast of the Holy Ghost) on the Island of/Sao Jorge (St. George) in the Azores in the early 1900's. Photo by/Pedro N. Gambao, S. Jorge- Velas." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Warren’s Point Panoramic Photograph
2007.2843
Warren’s Point Panoramic Photograph
Black and white panoramic photograph, made of five different scenes to make one panoramic view of Warren's Point, Little Compton R.I., 1905. Hand-written in center under photograph: "WARREN'S POINT, LITTLE COMPTON, R.I. 1905.". Set inside white matting. Printed in black on matting along bottom edge of mat window: "WINTER / DUFFIED SNELLING MENEELY WITHINGTON COOKE PARKS / WM J DEAN 1895 1903 1897" Inset in separate mat window at bottom in center reads: "PRESENTED TO LITTLE COMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY BY / LAURA DEAN KALTENBACH WHOSE FATHER, WILLIAM J. DEAN, / TOOK THESE PHOTOGRAPHS OF WARREN'S POINT IN 1905."
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2008.0502
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of Simmons-Manchester house at 106 Sakonnet Point Road in Little Compton R.I. House is a large elaborate shingled house decked out in Colonial Revival Trim. 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 62.
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