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[Postcard of Fire Fighters Driving to a Fire]

Description: Postcard of the Providence Fire Department riding a horse-drawn fire engine to a fire, moving diagonally towards the foreground. Two fire fighters are at the front of the vehicle, seven are standing on its side, and one is on the ladder at the back. The sender has left a handwritten note at the back of the postcard; it says, "Please pardon delay due to not having the kind you desire on hand. I like hospitals, monuments, and light horses, best of all - then anything interesting or pleasing to look at. I am going away next week for the rest of the summer, so you can address to Chilmark, M.A. [...]"
Date: July 3, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Providence Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the Providence Fire Department in a fire engine, parked beside a brick building. The sender has left a handwritten message on the back of the postcard; it says, "I am finding your kind of cards one by one. Can you find any views of monuments or hospitals? I'd like them if you can, but do not inconvenience yourself, please. Happy New Year."
Date: December 31, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Providence, R.I.]

Description: Postcard of the Providence Fire Department and citizens at a three-story fire station. Three fire fighters are standing on an upright ladder in the center of the image. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Occupies the first door - engine. The next - doors leading to men's quarters in centre - trucks next - district chief last. This station is close to my home, covers the district [...] up to date - bowling alley on the top floor. Capt's rooms at each corner, front - recreation room in centre. [...]"
Date: August 12, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Alarm Response, Providence, R.I.]

Description: Postcard of a fire department deploying a hose wagon in response to a fire. The vehicle is quickly moving to the right and towards the foreground. Several suited men are watching from the garage door in the right. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "If you write again soon, address to chillmark, M.V., Mass - and here for a short stay. Would you care for a view from the [...] fire dept. Though, mostly sea views."
Date: July 20, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Providence, R.I.]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters at a station, driving a horse-drawn wagon. The station's garage is labeled, "Hose Co. 17." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Have just one more fire dept. down here with one after sending these two today. So, please send me card next time - until I get home."
Date: August 12, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in a horse-drawn wagon at a fire station. The garage at the station is labeled, "Hook & Ladder 4." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "At home again. Here the two views of Cen. Fire Sta. that I have sent you. Duplicates or not, please. [...] I may get new views for you now."
Date: September 10, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Battery A on the Mexican Border

Description: This book is an account of Battery A of the Rhode Island National Guard and its activation on June 24, 1916, its travel to the U.S.-Mexico border, its activities until it was mustered out on November 2, 1916. They were stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, and also referred to their site as Camp Pershing. Includes a narrative description of their trip by train, their camp and training activities on the border. Also includes many reproductions of photographs of the troops and sites, cartoons, and a list of personnel.
Date: 1916
Creator: Stiness, Henry R.W.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence rail-way.

Description: Map shows major early nineteenth century streets in the cities of Boston, Cambridge, and Providence; roads, towns, structures, and residents between Boston and Providence along proposed railway route; major physical features such as swamps, ponds, and wooded areas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:63,360].
Date: 1828
Creator: Hayward, James, 1786-1866
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the northern provinces of the United States.

Description: Map shows roads, counties, cities and towns, military forts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and parts of Maryland, Maine, and Delaware, canals in Pennsylvania; some properties depicted by a house and owner name. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:2,220,000].
Date: [1798..1810]
Creator: Russell, John C., Jr.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County map of the states of New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Description: Map displays existing and projected railroads, counties, major cities and towns in New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut during mid- to late-nineteenth century. Also shows canals in New York State. Insets: "Harbor and vicinity of Boston, 18"; "Harbor and vicinity of New York, 17.". Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,900,800].
Date: 1860
Creator: Williams, W. (Wellington)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Description: Map indicates the railroads, counties, lighthouses, major roads, cities and towns of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Inset shows an enlarged version of the Boston area. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:647,000] and [ca. 1:290,000].
Date: [1866..1879]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sewerage districts of the city of Providence, 1875

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century sewage districts, sewage lines, property lines, street names, some buildings in Providence, Rhode Island. Includes reference to existing and proposed sewage lines. Cadastral map. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Scale [1:14400].
Date: 1879
Creator: Shedd, J. Herbert
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

East Coast of North America : Sheet IV.

Description: Map shows coastal detail along the north eastern United States from Rhode Island to North Carolina; range of fishing for Mackerel at various times of the year and the Gulf Stream; railroads, cities, and towns. Includes chart of tides and compass points. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Soundings in fathoms. Heights in feet. Scale not given.
Date: 1870
Creator: United States Hydrographic Office
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map No. 3, United States.

Description: Map shows major towns, counties, canals, and railroads for New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Includes explanation, population statistics, and river lengths. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by statement. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1853
Creator: Daniel Burgess & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, cities and towns in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Inset: [Map of the vicinity of Boston]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,014,000].
Date: [1875..1895]
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island constructed from the latest authorities.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island roads, existing railroads, proposed railroads, existing canals, proposed canals, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Inset: "Boston." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:676,000].
Date: 1850
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Post route map of the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut : showing post offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in operation on the 1st of June, 1910.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut postal routes by type and frequency, counties, railroads, electric lines, cities, towns, villages, post offices, and notable physical features. Includes explanation of mail service and list of counties. Inset: "City of Boston and vicinity showing railroads, postal stations and adjacent post offices." Scale [ca. 1:316,800].
Date: 1910
Creator: United States Post Office Dept.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Newport & vicinity or Rhode Island.

Description: Map shows counties, streets, roads, railroads, military fortifications, wharfs, landowners, wooded areas, structure locations, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:20,700].
Date: 1870
Creator: Dripps, M. (Matthew)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library