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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.

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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02/07/2023 12:21 AM
Rhode Island | Map, Population, History, Beaches, & Facts
Rhode Island, officially The State of Rhode Island, constituent state of the United States of America. It was one of the original 13 states and is one of the six New England states. Rhode Island is bounded to the north and east by Massachusetts , to the south by Rhode Island Sound and Block Island Sound of the Atlantic Ocean , and to the west by Connecticut .
02/06/2023 01:37 PM
Rhode Island - Wikipedia
Rhode Island (/ ˌ r oʊ d-/ , like road) is a state in the New England region of the Northeastern United States. It is the smallest U.S. state by area and the seventh-least populous, with slightly less than 1.1 million residents as of 2020, but it is the second-most densely populated after New Jersey.
02/06/2023 02:09 AM
Visit Rhode Island | Hotels, Restaurants & Things to Do in RI
Rhode Island is 400 miles of New England coastline, dripping with beaches and fresh-from-the-ocean seafood. It's also public art , swanky mansions, charming villages, and flaming rivers . It’s local farms, local brews, winding trails, and walkable cities. It’s artistic, rebellious and historic and modern, welcoming, and diverse.
02/06/2023 05:23 AM
Rhode Island Maps & Facts - World Atlas
The State of Rhode Island is divided into 5 counties. In alphabetical order, these counties are: Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington. With an area of only 3,144 sq. km, Rhode Island is the smallest and the 7 th least populous state in the USA. Located in Providence County, near the Narragansett Bay at the mouth of the Providence River is Providence – the capital, the largest, and the most populous city of Rhode Island.
02/07/2023 01:11 AM
Things to Do in Rhode Island | Providence & Newport Activities
So pack your days full of Rhode Island adventures from exploring the parks & trails, to stargazing in some of the darkest skies of the northeast, to bird watching for our more than 400+ species of feathered friends, to mansions, glass float hunting, tours, shopping and more. And, of course, you must eat and drink! From the freshest seafood to authentic Italian, from amazing vegan to beloved Rhody classics (including clamcakes and chowder, calamari, weiners, and coffee milk), you will not go ...
02/02/2023 08:36 PM
Rhode Island Tourism – Attractions, Destinations and Things to Do
What the USA’s smallest state lacks in size, it makes up for in cultural richness and natural beauty. Known as the Ocean State, Rhode Island is framed by 643 kilometers of coastline with seafaring traditions, uber-fresh seafood, pristine beaches and endless fun on the water. Moving inland, this nature lover’s paradise promises all manner of outdoor activities, from bouldering to hot-air ballooning.
02/06/2023 12:46 PM
17 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Rhode Island | PlanetWare
Add miles of beautiful beaches – Rhode Island has an extensive shoreline – a rich industrial history, and an idyllic island, and you'll see why Rhode Island should be on any New England itinerary. You and your family will find lots of places to go and things to do in our list of the top tourist attractions in Rhode Island.
02/07/2023 03:58 PM
Governor McKee, BHDDH Announce Next Steps for New Eleanor Slater ...
PROVIDENCE, RI – The McKee Administration today shared new details on its plan to invest more than $100 million for enhancements to the Eleanor Slater Hospital campus in Burrillville. The new facility will broaden Eleanor Slater Hospital’s capabilities and better position the hospital to meet the needs of its current and future patients.
02/04/2023 07:58 PM
Here Are The 10 Absolute Best Places To Stay In Rhode Island
Location: Middletown, RI. Size: 4 bedrooms, 5 baths. Price: $473/night. Amenities: Wifi, heating, air conditioning, full kitchen, washer, dryer. Rating: 5 stars. Located in Middletown just minutes away from Newport and all it has to offer, this is one of the best vacation rentals in Rhode Island for families.

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.