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Print, Photographic
2007.2953
Print, Photographic
Black and white sepia toned photographic portrait of a man dressed in darn suite and tie standing next to a woman in a black dress, coat, hat, fox fur, black stockings, black shoes, and white gloves. Typed 3" x 5" laminated index card accompanying photograph describes biographic information of people in photograph: Annie Fontes and Joseph Fontes. See object file for entire text. First line reads: Given In Memory Of / Joseph Fontes and Annie (Fontes ) Fontes / By Annie's Niece Eleanor (Flores) Simons". Photograph is set in a brown matting with an oval window surrounding photograph. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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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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Print, Photographic
2007.2155
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in a black frame. Subjects in print are two women, one man, one girl, and one boy wearing traditional Portuguese costumes. Written on reverse: "Rhode Island Tercenenary - 1936. In 1936 Little Compton observed the Tercentary..." Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2436
Print, Photographic
Black and white portrait of three children, two girls and one boy. Girls are sitting and wearing white dresses. Boy is standing and wearing a kilt and jacket. Studio setting with fur rug(?) in foreground. Print is encased in a rectangular wood frame.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2148
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in brown, wood frame. Subject is a little girl sitting for a portrait. Exhibit label reads: "Frances Lorraine (ROGERS) GOULART, born 12-28-27,/Fall River, MA. Daughter of Ethel (Wilbur) Rogers/& Michael Rogers, owner/operators of the Fo'c'sle/Restaurant, Sakonnet Point, R.I. Raised on Maple/Avenue, Little Compton." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2271
Print, Photographic
White paper with two photos, possibly photocopies or a page from a book. Each photo has its own caption typed underneath. The first image is black and white with four young girls. The third girl from the right is holding a crown. Caption indicates it is from the Festa do Espirito Santo. The second image is of a procession of men in uniform or suits holding flags. Paper with these two photos is framed in a black frame. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2954
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic portrait of a woman dressed in a dark dress, furl hat, handbag, holding gloves in one hand, standing in a false set with table, book, plant, and rug. Hand-written 3" x 5" laminated index card accompanying photograph describes biographic information of person in photograph: Josefa (Flores) Soares. Photograph is mounted on cardboard with a red line border drawn around edge of entire page. See object file for entire text. First line of index card reads: Given In Memory Of / Josefa (Flores) Soares / By Her Great Niece Eleanor (Flores) Simons". Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2138
Print, Photographic
Black and white print of 3 adults and two children wearing traditional Portuguese costumes. Print is set in a black frame. Written on reverse: "Rhode Island Tercentenary - 1936. In 1936 Little Compton observed the/Rhode Island Tercentenary. Pictured in this photograph are: Seated (left) Julia DoVal Ramos, Sanding (right rear): Mary R. Goulart/Dispaly (wedding of 1836) depicting old Portuguese costumes." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2158
Print, Photographic
Black and white print in dark wood, oval frame. Print is of a couple posing for their wedding portrait. Frame has four intricately carved accents painted dark brown. Frame is painted black on outer edge and inner edge, next to glass. Glass is convex. Exhibit label reads: "Wedding portrait of Antone LUCAS &/Mary (Silveira Flores) Lucas, from Sao/Jorge, Azores. They owned & operated a/dairy farm South of the Commons./Photo before 1916." Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2437
Print, Photographic
Black and white portrait of a girl in a white dress with hair in braids. Front view from the bust up. Girl is looking proper right. Print under a gray matte and encased in a carved wood frame which is painted gold. Tag with object reads: "CAROLINE WILBOUR PATTEN JACKSON/1885 - 1972"
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Print, Photographic
2007.2272
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects in print are several boys and girls in Communion attire. Two men stand on either side of group. Written on reverse of frame: "First Communion class of the mission church of the Holy Ghost Fathers*(later St. Catherine/of Siena Church). Pictured here are the sons and daughters of Portuguese immigrants. Reverend/Louis J. Ward, Administrator from 1922 to 1924 is shown on the right." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century. Further historical information on reverse of frame.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2955
Print, Photographic
Unframed black and white family portrait. A man is seated at center with an infant on his lap and small child standing by his knee. He is flanked on his proper right by a woman and young boy, both standing. He is flanked on his proper left by a young woman and boy, also standing. There is a backdrop with columns and leaves and the floor has a patterned design. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2139
Print, Photographic
Black and white print of a building. View of building is the front and proper right side. Another building and two trees in the background. Writing on bottom of print is difficult to read: "...Church Little Compton R.I. 39." Print is set in a black frame. Written on reverse: "St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church/Little Compton, Rhode Island..." Lengthy note on reverse regarding the history of this church. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2438
Print, Photographic
Handcolored print of a small girl in a red dress sitting on a green upholstered chair. Print was originally black and white and colored later. Front view. Print under a light beige matte and encased in a wood frame with painted gold accent at center. Tag with object reads: "DEBORAH JOSEPHINE WILBOUR PATTEN/ b. 1864 - d. 1950"
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Print, Photographic
2007.0169
Print, Photographic
Positive print on glass in silver metal frame with two circular metal loops at top for hanging. Attached is a red ribbon. Image is of a woman sitting at a window reading with a young man outside looking in at her. Tag on object reads: "POSITIVE PRINT ON GLASS/ TO HANG IN WINDOW./ BESSIE GRAY IN BAY WINDOW/ DESIGNED BY SYDNEY BURLEIGH"
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Print, Photographic
2007.2140
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects in the print are a family consisting of two adults and four children. Display label attached to bottom of frame reads: "Portrait of Manuel & Jesuina (DeAlmo) Cotta LUIS (Lewis), &/their children: seated Manuel, Jr., standing L to R: Mary,/Alexandrinha (rear) Lena. They were from Terceira, Azores/and settled in Little Compton in the early 1900's. Photo taken/about 1917." Further historical information recorded on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2160
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in wood frame. Print is of a man sitting and a woman standing. Print has been added to with either charcoal or colored pencil. Frame has carved detailing around front edge and has been painted gold. Exhibit label reads: "Manuel silvia FONTES & Deopoldina/(Silvia) FONTES from Faial, Azores./ Photo late 1880's." Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2439
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print of a young woman. Front view from bust up. Oval print and frame. Print is under an off-white matted with a painted gold double-line design around center. Encased in a brown and gold wood frame. Tag with object reads: "DEBORAH JOSEPHINE WILBOR WILBOUR/m. 1854" Blue backing paper on reverse of frame.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2248
Print, Photographic
Black and white family portrait featuring seated two adults and nine children, six girls and three boys. Handwritten note on back of frame indicates the image is of the Lewis Family, Manuel Marshall Lewis and his wife Mary Monis Lewis. There is also a large amount of additional information on the family. Photograph is framed in a black frame. Image is a reproduction.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2276
Print, Photographic
Black and white image of a man astride a white horse. Man has riding boots and a hat on. The handwritten note on the back indicates that this man is Manuel DeSouza and the photo was taken in the 1800s in Terceira, Azores. Image is framed in a black frame and is a reproduction. Additional family information is on the back of the frame. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2141
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects in print consist of a woman with a baby sitting on her lap. Exhibit label stuck to the bottom of frame reads: "Portrait of Emilia SYLVIA and son John./Emilia was from Terceira, Azores and arrived/in Little Compton about 1895. Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2149
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects of man and woman sitting together poised for portrait. Exhibit label reads: "Leopoldina (Cotta Luis) GOMES, wife of Jose GOMES, both from Terceira, Azores./Lived in Little Compton for 6 years." Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2142
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects in print consist of a group of girls and young women at a festival with a building in the background. Exhibit label reads: "St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic/Church, Sakonnet, R.I. 1926." Written on reverse: "Festa do Espirito Santo (Feast of the Holy Ghost) - Early 1920's. Pictured here are/members of the procession in front of the/Holy Ghost Hall on Swamp Road." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2194
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black wood frame. Subjects in print are a large crowd of people with two decorated cows at foreground. Cows are surrounded by men, women, and one child. Exhibit label reads: "Festa do Espirito Santo at Flores farm, circa 1915/..../This photograph shows the feast around 1915 on the Flores property on/Shaw Road." Further historical information on reverse of frame.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2252
Print, Photographic
Black and white image of a man and woman in dress clothes in front of the side of a house and window. Woman is wearing a hat and carrying a purse, man is wearing a hat and smoking. Label with object indicates the photo is of Francisco and Mary Goulart, c. 1930. Photograph is framed in a black frame. Image is a reproduction.
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