American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Parts lists for specific looms, with order number and customers, from the facility in Providence, R.I. Includes: Broad Loom Order No. 10772, Automatic Dobby Terry Towel; Broad Loom Order No. 10773, Automatic Dobby Huck Towel; Broad Loom Order No. 10771, Automatic Gingham; and Loom Order No. 2671, Cotton King Loom. Lists were compiled to facilitate ordering of repairs and supplies
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Records for New England Butt Co. include act of incorporation (printed), 1853, with amendments, 1892, 1940, 1947; engraving of company building; stock certificates, 1900-1940s; a stock register, 1947-1949; machinery specifications; general journal sheets,1954-1957; and depreciation schedules,1905-1948. Also includes hundreds of glass plate negatives, drawings and blueprints of New England Butt Co. machinery and parts, as well as several display images of braiders and knitters
University of Massachusetts
Includes nineteen oversized printed posters announcing agricultural fairs in Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island in a nine-year period in the mid 1800's, prior to the Civil War
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Charles Imbruglia, a Providence, Rhode Island native, discusses his World War II service with the Navy as a musician aboard the USS Yarnell, USS Maryland, and the USS New Mexico; he focuses his account on his experience during the Pearl Harbor attack. Imbruglia comments on enlisting in the Navy without parental approval, volunteering for active duty aboard destroyers, and transporting officers from the USS Yarnell to the officer's club in San Diego. After getting into trouble, he mentions going to music school and transferring to the USS Maryland, based in Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), in 1941. He touches on playing trombone and baritone in the ship's band, entertaining at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on the weekends, and regular duty doing damage control. He provides a detailed account of the Pearl Harbor attack including hearing Japanese planes flying overhead, feeling his ship get hit by bombs, and spending several days helping to rescue sailors from the USS Oklahoma. He relates how a couple ... Read More
Rhode Island Historical Society
The Providence Association materials date from l789 to l9l2. The papers include bills, orders, petitions, correspondence, financial records, receipts, minutes, membership lists, and committee minutes. Important people mentioned are: Alexander Hamilton, Zachariah Allen, John Howland, Benjamin Allen, Henry B. Anthony and Thomas Hazard. Subjects include: temperance, a lecture series, the Providence Public Library, the Roger Williams Monument and the Manufacturing census of l798
Rhode Island Historical Society
Records for the YWCA in Providence, Central Falls, Pawtucket, Greater Providence and other branches. Also includes records of clubs and affiliated organizations -- Consists of scrapbooks (1914-1978) from the cities and their clubs, minutes of the directors meetings for the YWCA and the Young Evangelical Women's Christian Association, camps and clubs, financial records including payroll from the branches, membership files and reports from clubs and organizations such as Seaside Camp, Y-Wives, Business Girls, Traveler's Aid, Girls Work Club, Industrial Department, Camp Yowoca, United Way, Y-Teens, International Institute of Rhode Island, Plantation Club and the In-Betweeners
Rhode Island Historical Society
Receipts, deeds, accounts and correspondence of the Harris Lime Rock Company in Smithfield and Lincoln, RI. Family materials includ correspondence, deeds, surgeon reports from the Civil War, and accounts from textiles firms from primarily Thomas, David, James, Stephen and Robert Harris -- This collection was primarily Benjamin C. Harris material, but accessions were added to make it a family collection. Harris Lime Rock Company includes materials before incorporation in l823 and legal action with Stephen Wright in the l890s. Family papers include materials on Jackson Michigan, Putnam Mfg. Co, Monahasset Mfg. Co., Harris Woolen Mill and Phenix Mfg. Co. Letters from James Harris in Japan to Robert Harris are also included
Harvard University - Schlesinger Library
After an internship at Bellevue Hospital (1922), Moore spent a year with the obstetrical service of the New York State Department of Maternity, Infancy and Child Hygiene. She was at New Haven Hospital while teaching at Yale Medical School (1928-1929) and at Cornell Medical School (1929-1931). In 1934 she moved to Cambridge, Mass., where she maintained a private practice for thirty years and participated in organizations concerned with the care of children
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Correspondence; biographical information; photo album with photographs of art works and personal photographs; a sketchbook and loose sketches; writings; a 1957 tape recording of Albert Lewis Fink and Alfred Emile Hammer of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) rehearsing for a television program on drawing and printmaking; printed material; and a 16mm film of the program; and miscellaneous other material. Much of the material relates to Peers' association with RISD, 1934-1960s


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