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Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy negative of Julia Marlowe seated and holding a glove. She is wearing a beaded, long-sleeve dress and a large hat with feathers. Printed below the image is, "'Rotograph Series', Julia Marlowe".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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

Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations

Description: Map of Narragansett Bay at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing islands, towns, inlets, coves, rivers, and plantations. The map includes a table of "References to the Batteries" and "A List of the Principal Farms in Rhode Island." The map also includes an inset map of Rhode Island in its entirety, showing counties and water bodies. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:82,368] (approximately 1.3 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Blaskowitz, Charles & Faden, William
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Colton's Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, roads, cities, towns, post offices, and structures; multiple counties and layout of Boston, Chelsea, and Boston Harbor. Inset: "Vicinity of Boston." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1870
Creator: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's New England.

Description: Map shows the railroads, counties, major roads, cities and towns in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Includes five illustrations: "Niagara Suspension Bridge," "Marshfield the homestead and farm of the late Daniel Webster," and the observatories at Amherst College, Yale College, and Cambridge. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,536,000]
Date: [1859..1862]
Creator: Johnson & Browning
Location Info:
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[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