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A collection of some of the most interesting Rhode Island-related postcards from my collection.

Republican Candidates, RI

Republican Candidates, RI

Republican Candidates, Vote for These Men on Election Day, November 7th

Norman D. MacLeod, Governor; Arthur A. Forcier, Lieutenant Governor; Thomas J. Paolino, Secretary of State; John G. Murphy, Attorney General; G. Conrad Anderson, General Treasurer; Charles A. Curran, Congress, 1st Dist.; and Charles T. Algren, Congress, 2nd Dist.

Caption on reverse:

Dear Voter:
On November 7th you can help to restore the American Government to the people. To do this we must begin at home by electing these Republicans to office. The exercise of your right to vote is the safeguard of your liberties. DON'T FAIL TO VOTE.
Respectfully yours, REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE OF RHODE ISLAND

Tags: Politics, Rhode Island, Lawyers

New Shoreham, RI - Block Island - Ocean View Hotel and Walk

New Shoreham (Block Island), Rhode Island - Ocean View Hotel and Walk

Ocean View Hotel and Walk, Block Island, R.I. (circa 1911)

This hotel was built 1873-74, during the Panic of 1873, and opened when regular steamer service became available to Old Harbor. It was built and owned by Nicholas Ball, and was over 300 feet long, running along Cliff Walk. It had a capacity of 500 visitors. It burned down in 1966.

This vintage postcard measures 6-1/4"x2-3/4".

Tags: Hotels, Rhode Island

Tiverton, RI - Nanaquaket Bridge

Tiverton, Rhode Island - Nanaquaket Bridge<

Nanaquaket Bridge, Tiverton, R.I.

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Rhode Island, Bridges

Providence, RI - Vanity Fair Fire

Providence, Rhode Island - Vanity Fair Fire 1908

After the Fire. Vanity Fair, Providence, R.I. (circa 1907)

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Disasters, Rhode Island

New Shoreham, RI - Block Island Jail

New Shoreham, Rhode Island - Block Island Jail

The Jail, Block Island, R.I. (circa 1911)

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Jails, Rhode Island

Steamships - Steamer Larchmont 1907

Steamships - Steamer Larchmont 1907

Steamer Larchmont, the Joy Line Sunk on Collision off Block Island. Feb. 11, 1907. Photograph and Copyright 1907 by H. Ladd Walford.

No caption on reverse.

This sidewheel steamship, built in 1913 by the American Ship Building Company of Wyandotte, Michigan, had an interesting history. Its original name, Seeandbee, was based upon the name of its owners company, the Cleveland and Buffalo Transit Co. It was converted to a training aircraft carrier, by the Navy, in May 1942, and designated as an unclassified miscellaneous auxiliary, IX-64. Its name was changed to Wolverine and it operated on Lake Michigan as a training aircraft carrier. This ship was the Navy's first sidewheel aircraft carrier.

Tags: Rhode Island, Ships, Disasters

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About this Webpage

I have created this webpage as a scrapbook of sorts to showcase some of the more interesting postcards from my postcard collection. Much of my collection is inherited from my grandmother, Mildred E. Berwick Casartello. I have categorized the postcards in various groups, so you will find them on multiple pages. The tags line at the bottom of each postcard entry has links to each category that you will find that entry on.