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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
2007.2248
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
2007.2439
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
2007.2276
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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Print, Photographic
2007.2150
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in a black frame. Subjects in print are several young boys and girls in Communion attire with one adult male, standing outside a building. Writing on back begins with: "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 Emil Knaebel who was to become the first pastor of the parish/church (1930-1933) is standing in the rear...." Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2143
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects of print consist of six adults and one child posing for portrait. Exhibit label reads: "Francisco Pereira GARCIA & wife Rosa Pereira Garcia (seat-/ed). Standing L to R: Isabel (Rego) Garcia & husband, Frank/Garcia (son of Francisco & Rosa), Joseph Garcia (also son of/Francisco & Rosa) & wife Alice (Sylvia) Garcia. Frances/Sylvia Gracia (daughter of Joseph & Alice) standing in center./They were from Faial, Azores. They operated a dairy farm in/Little Compton. Photo taken about 1934." Further historical information on reverse. Little Compton Portuguese immigrated from the Azores starting in the late 19th century.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2195
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black wood frame. Subjects in print are of a woman and several children. Exhibit label reads: "Emilia Sylvia and children, circa 1915..." Further historical information on reverse of frame.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2254
Print, Photographic
Black and white family portrait. A man is seated with an infant on his lap and flanked by two small children. A woman is standing next to him holding the hand of one of the children. Label with object indicates the man is John Sylvia and the woman his wife, Emilia Sylvia. Handwritten on the back of the frame is additional information about the family. Photograph is framed in a black frame. Image is a reproduction.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2830
Print, Photographic
Large format black and white aerial photographic print of coastal area (Rhode Island?) and water. Land divisions, farm land, forrests, small buildings visible. Black outline around map with white border on all sides. White letters in PUL corner: "DPI-4H-4". Date printed in white letters in PUR corner: "11-6-51". Mounted on foam core backing.
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Print, Photographic
2007.2144
Print, Photographic
Black and white photographic print in black frame. Subjects in print are one man and one woman standing in front of a house. Exhibit label reads: "Photograph of Joao B. ROCHA & Rosa (Cotta Luis) Rocha./They were from Terceira, Azores. They came to Little/Compton about 1895 & owned & operated a dairy farm on/Swamp Road. Photo taken in late 1920'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
2007.2256
Print, Photographic
Black and white image of a wedding couple. Label with photo indicates that the groom is John Sylvia and the bride is Emilia (Cotta Luis) Sylvia. Handwritten on the back of the frame is additional information about the family. Photograph is framed in a black frame. Image is a reproduction.
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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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