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Print, Photographic
2007.2831
Print, Photographic
Large format black and white aerial photographic print of coastal area (Rhode Island?) and water. Land divisions, farm land, forests, roads, small buildings visible. White border on all sides. White letters in PUL corner unreadable. White letter in UC border of photograph reads "4-4". Date printed in white letters in PUR corner: "5-4-80". Mounted on foam core backing. This is a photographic print made from negative 2007.2829.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2152
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in a black frame. Subjects in print are several young boys and girls in Communion attire with two men, standing outside a building. Text under picture reads: "First Communion class of the missione church. (Later St. Catherine of/Siena Church) - 1924. Pictured here are the sons and daughters of/Portuguese immigrants. Reverend Louis Ward is shown on the right." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2431
Print, Photographic
Portrait of an older woman sitting. Front view. Oval print and frame. Print is under an off-white matte which has a brass inner edge. Print and matte are encased in a painted black frame. Written in pen on reverse: "GRANDMOTHER/LYDIA BAILEY SIMMONS/2ND WIFE OF VALENTINE SIMMONS/12/17 1804-1893 5/18/WSD"
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Print, Photographic
1996.0200
Print, Photographic
Photo print of the Wilbor House. Text on print reads: "Samuel Wilbor Farm on West Main Road circa 1876/Little Compton Historical Society - Rhode Island". Wood frame with gold border and leaf decoration on corners.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2145
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subject is of a church building. There is some illegible text on the bottom of the print. Writing on reverse begins: "St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, Sakonnet, R.I..." Further historical information written on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2951
Print, Photographic
Black and white sepia toned photographic portrait of woman with white dress, bracelet, necklace, headband and glasses,sitting in wooden chair with leather arm. On reverse hand written text describes biographic information on the sitter, Annie Fontes, daughter of Manuel Silvia Fontes and Deopoldina Silvia Fontes. See object file for entire text. Last tine reads: Given In Memory Of / Annie (Fontes ) Fontes / By her Niece Eleanor (Flores) Simons". Photograph is accompanied by a 3 x 5 laminated index card with typed text from the back of the photograph. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2153
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in a black frame. Subjects of print is a large crowd of people standing in front a building. Automobile at proper right side. Text under picture reads: "The mission church. (Later St. Catherine of Siena Church) - 1925./Church members with Reverend Emil Knabel. Pictured here are several of/the early Poruguese settlers with their families." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2146
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in silver and black wood frame. Subject of print is a young girl sitting with legs crossed. Exhibit label reads: "Blanche FLORES, daughter of Francisco/Silveira Flores & Fannie Isabella (Bone)/Flores. Photo taken about 1920." Written on reverse of frame: "Blanche Flores daughter of Francisco (Frank) Silveira Flores and Fannie Isabella (Bone) Flores. An only child, Blanche died at six years of age of strep throat. Photo taken about 1920." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2266
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print. Not framed. Graduation portrait consisting of nine people. Exhibit label reads: "Chaves Family, 1938 at Joseph Chaves' college graduation...." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2952
Print, Photographic
Black and white sepia toned photographic portrait of a family (?): woman standing wearing a light colored pleated dress, man in a dark suite and tie leaning against a wooden chair arm, with small child in white shorts, shirt and socks seated in his lap. On reverse hand written text describes biographic information on the sitters, Annie Fontes, Joseph Fontes, and their son Edwin. Annie was the daughter of Manuel Silvia Fontes and Deopoldina Silvia Fontes. See object file for entire text. Last line reads: Given In Memory Of / Joseph Fontes, Annie (Fontes ) Fontes / and Edwin Fontes / By Annie's Niece and Edwin's Cousin / Eleanor (Flores) Simons". Set in an elaborate three piece matting with a floral pattern printed in dark green, with a scalloped edge. Photograph is accompanied by a 3 x 5 laminated index card with typed text from the back of the photograph. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2136
Print, Photographic
Photographic print of a man. Front view. In cream-colored matte with oval cut-out at center. Medium wood frame with painted black accents around interior of frame. Innermost part of frame, which rests against the glass, is painted gold. Wood backing and red twine used for hanging on reverse. Print was touched-up with either paint or colored pencil. Written on reverse: "Francisco Silveira Flores (Frank Flores)." Written on reverse of frame: "Photo taken 1910?/Francisco Silveira Flores (Frank Flores) born 1891." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2154
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in a black frame. Subjects in print are three women and three men, some wearing traditional Portuguese costumes. Written on reverse: "In 1936 Rhode Island celebrated its Tercentenary. Little Compton/observed the Rhode Island Tercentenary. Pictured here are some/Portuguese of Little Compton in front of their display (Wedding of 1836)/wearing old Portuguese costumes..." Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2435
Print, Photographic
Portrait of an older man sitting. Front view from bust up. Oval print and frame. Print is under an light beige matte which has a gold double line design around center. Print and matte are encased in a brown wood and gold frame. Blue backing paper on reverse of frame. Tag found with object reads: "ISAAC CHAMPLIN WILBOUR/L.C. b 1831 - d 1899"
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Print, Photographic
2007.2147
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects in print are one woman and one man poised for their wedding portrait. Exhibit label reads: "Wedding Portrait of Joseph REGO, Sr./& Georgianna Elshant (Alexandre) REGO./Joseph was from Sao Miguel, Azores &/came to Little Compton in the 1930's where/he owned & operated a dairy farm on West/Main Road." Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2269
Print, Photographic
Black and white image of two women in black clothing. Woman at right is wearing a hood, woman at left has glasses. Label with photo indicates that the woman is Rosa Emilia do Corocao de Jesus Pereira Garcia with her mother. It was taken in 1930. Handwritten on the back of the frame is additional information about the family. Photograph is framed in a black frame. Image is a reproduction. 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
2007.2953
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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