Graphic Relics — rhode island

1911 James Street School Class Photo, East Providence, RI

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A March 15th, 1911 Class Photo from the Upper Room Classes of the James Street School in East Providence, RI. The photo, with the mat it's mounted on measure 11 x 14 inches. The photo alone measures 6 x 8.25 inches. As best as I can make out the names on the back of the photo, I've listed them below. Harold Winchester  •  Frank Guvey  •  Paris Bump   •  Ernest DeEtte  •   Walter McDowell  •  Stewart Golden  •  Arthur Connette  •  William Gibson   •  Courtland Kent   •  Arthur Birgil  •   Elmer DuHammel  •  Stephen Greene...

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The Former Narragansett Brewery, Cranston RI

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The Narragansett Brewing Company was established in Cranston, Rhode Island by a group of German American descendants. They opened the brewery in 1890 with an initial investment of $150,000. The company was incorporated on April 8, 1891. Click here to view a Narragansett Brewery restaurant menu from the 1930s on our products page. The brewery originally produced lager and porter as well as artificial ice. By the 20th century, 25 tons of ice were being delivered to over 1,500 customers.  Below is an early postcard from the Narragansett Brewing Company. According to the Arcadia Publishing book; "Narragansett Brewing Company," written...

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