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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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2008.0558
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the interior of the Methodist Episcopal Church formerly on Little Compton RI Commons. The Methodist Episcopal Church was damaged in the 1944 hurricane and torn down. Postcards 2008.0297, 2008.0298 and 2008.0299 show the exterior of the Church.
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2008.0462
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of a house at 420 West Main Road know as "Old Acre" in Little Compton RI. Photograph shows the southwest corner of the house featuring the rounded music room. The house is surrounded by elm trees and stonewalls. 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 79.
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2008.0463
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of a house at 420 West Main Road know as "Old Acre" in Little Compton RI. Photograph shows the south side of the house featuring the rounded music room. The house is surrounded by elm trees and stonewalls. 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 79.
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2008.0496
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of Elisabeth Pabodie gravestone in the Old Burial Ground in Little Compton R.I. The photo shows the inscription "ELISABETH PABODIE, DAUGHTER OF THE PLYMOUTH PILGRIMS, JOHN ALDEN & PRISCILLA MULLIN. THE FIRST WHITE WOMAN BORN IN NEW ENGLAND."
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2008.0754
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Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of sailboats leaving their mooring in the harbor for a sailboat race at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI..
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2008.0626
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of looking west to Briggs Beach in Little Compton RI. In the foreground are rocks and cliff of Quaker Hill Farm. Bathhouses are in the center.
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2008.0594
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the mill pond in Adamsville R.I. In the foreground is the road to Westport Mass. In the background there is a dam and buildings including a house, blacksmith shop and a store. In handwriting on the front of the card: "Ice Cream" \ Adamsville RI \ Do you walk on the walls or sidewalks in Attleboro.
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2008.0267
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photo looking south over Lloyd's Beach. West Island in the right background. Stones at left are part of a gate referred to as Lloyd's Gate entrance to Watchhouse (demolished). Postcards 2008.0265 and 2008.0266 are similar but slightly different views.
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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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